President’s Pen: Assembling the ingredients for success in business

By | April 2nd, 2017|Member Contributed|

Are you a cook or are you a baker? In my unscientific research (i.e., asking my friends) people are usually one or the other. Cooks tend to feel constrained by the rigidness of following a recipe for baking up some kind of succulent treat. And bakers like the clarity of a list of ingredients that [...]

President’s Pen: Businesswomen and the feminine advantage

By | March 3rd, 2017|Member Contributed|

Being a woman,  I feel a bit biased when I talk about the advantages of being a woman in business. Of course, I'm going to think it's a good thing, right? It's a brilliant thing. Women make the world go round. As businesswomen, we rock. As you can see, I'm a big cheerleader for women, [...]

President’s Pen: Mentoring – empower, support yourself and others

By | February 14th, 2017|Member Contributed|

When I think about mentoring, there are a number of women whose faces pop into my mind - both in my present life and in the distant past. The first mentor I ever had was my mother. Sure, she was my mother, but she also helped me get my first real job with paid vacation [...]

President’s Pen: The value and importance of a mentor

By | January 4th, 2016|President's View|

Almost three years ago, I had the pleasure of meeting a young woman (just saying that makes me feel my age so much more than usual!) who is exceptionally bright, talented, and lovely to be around. It didn't take long to see that she would go far in her career. At the time we met, [...]

Women for Women at the BYA Gala

By | May 12th, 2015|Member Contributed|

The recent Business Women of the Year Awards left me feeling touched and inspired. To be in a room so full of talented, driven women – that in itself is worth writing about! But today, I want to take this idea further and look at how we're influencing the influencers to come. Thinking back to [...]

Jumping CareerTracks: Meet Sangita Patel of ET Canada

By | April 16th, 2014|Member Contributed|

Last Tuesday morning Sister Leadership had the joy of attending a Women's networking event featuring Sangita Patel of ET Canada in conversation with Janice McDonald, of Canada's Top 100 Most Powerful Women. The timing of this conversation couldn't have arrived at a better time during our Logical Smart series that sees the analytical mind combined [...]

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