What is Self-Awareness?

By | September 11th, 2014|W2W|

In past blogs, Sister Leadership has shared stories through the many lenses of perception. We have taken a look at what spiritual intelligence is, explored emotional intelligence (EQ) and more recently taken a look at how our logical mind sees the world of spirituality. Now we plan to go deeper by delving into the intrapersonal [...]

Enrich Your (Business) Life

By | September 11th, 2014|W2W|

As we wrap up my year as president the theme of 'Inspired Growth' is back again for September and Marcia, your next president, has chosen to continue with the theme since it is an important one for you as WBN members, your business, your life and WBN as a whole. To help keep the momentum, [...]

Release Your Inner Blogger!

By | September 10th, 2014|W2W|

Are you looking for more ways to connect, build solid business relationships, exchange knowledge and be inspired? Try blogging! All WBN members are welcome - and encouraged - to contribute to our blog. Here are a few tips for getting started: Your topic can be specific to your area of expertise or a more general [...]

How to ask your friends for money ….for your favorite charity

By | September 6th, 2014|W2W|

You may be able to run a half-marathon in just under 2 hours, but you might be having trouble with the fundraising steps, the steps that raise money for your favorite health charity. Here are a few good reminders that will help you get your fundraising game on. You're not asking for you, you're asking [...]

May the Force be with you – the WBN Task Force, that is!

By | August 14th, 2014|W2W|

I have been busy facilitating two Women's Business Network task forces recently: the WBN Charity of Choice, and the Businesswoman of the Year Awards Gala. These task forces are an effective way to engage membership, and volunteers in a time-sensitive way. If you sit on a volunteer not-for-profit board, consider bringing a 'task force' approach [...]

An Interview with the Storytellers

By | July 31st, 2014|W2W|

We have a really interesting and different interview this week on Sister Leadership. Following the wonderfully successful high tea at the Billings Estate, we're now sharing insights from storytellers, Donna Stewart and Ruth Steward-Verger, who shared stories of Lamira during the event. The questions this week are focused around the theme of vocation. At Sister [...]

Sanctifying Each Day

By | July 9th, 2014|W2W|

As I spend time at the cottage catching up with family, reading and reflections, it feels like a very good time to talk about sanctifying everyday experiences with gratitude. Finally I have had a chance to dive into the book Think and Grow Rich, a book written by Napoleon Hill in 1937, and still popular [...]

Naturally Beautiful Decorating Options

By | July 4th, 2014|W2W|

From paint, lighting, and accessories to fabrics, furniture and wall coverings, becoming eco-friendly has become an extremely high priority for many home goods manufacturers. Let's take a look at a few of the latest naturally beautiful options for your home. Furniture Natural materials such as rattan and plentiful plantation grown woods (rather than more scarce [...]

Free Form Fitness – ever wonder about personal training?

By | July 3rd, 2014|W2W|

Want to know more of what's it's truly like to work with a personal trainer? Sarah Freemark, who happens to be our client for the last 8 months and trains three days a week, gives you a run down and an example of a typical session with our trainer Ryan Brown!

Being in the Flow: A conversation of leadership styles

By | June 19th, 2014|W2W|

Last week took the Sister Leadership team back to the Rideau Club for another wonderful Women's Executive Network (WXN) breakfast. This month's topic: The Good Leader was moderated by Shannon Gorman, National Director of Community Affairs at Telus. Shannon guided the conversation as Lyne Parnet-Garvey, Chief Human Resources Officer at the Hydro Ottawa Group of [...]

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