Unconscious Bias in the Workplace: Managing Differences Through Mentoring

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A powerful part of the mentoring process is learning with – and from – someone with a different life story than yours.  Even when we try to be sensitive, differences can get in the way. Here’s what you need to know to understand – and overcome – unconscious bias: Understanding …

5 Tips to Facilitate a Virtual Meeting Like a Boss

Oliver Maynard-Langedijk COVID-19, Employee Engagement, Goal Achievement, Leadership Development, News, Pollinate Insights, Supervisory Effectiveness Leave a Comment

Like everyone in the COVID-era, you’ve likely joined a virtual meeting (on Zoom or otherwise) that was well-facilitated, ran smoothly, and made you feel like you learned something afterwards. You’ve probably also joined a virtual meeting that felt long-winded, dry and awkward. So why do some make you feel drained …

Women For Nature Leading With Confidence Webinar

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To support young women in taking on leadership roles in Canada’s nature and conservancy ecosystem, Nature Canada’s Women for Nature initiative hosted a Leading with Confidence webinar June 18 as part of its mentoring program in partnership with Pollinate Networks Inc. The webinar featured insights from guest panelists Meg Beckel, …

Networking for Success: 8 Strategies for Women in Leadership

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Networking is a critical leadership skill, but it can feel daunting to put yourself out there to make the most of the opportunities that exist.  To support young women in taking on leadership roles in Canada’s nature and conservancy ecosystem, Nature Canada’s Women for Nature initiative hosted a Networking for …

Women for Nature cultivating strong and engaged leaders through Pollinate Mentoring Program

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Women for Nature is developing a strong and engaged next generation of women leaders in science, nature and conservation through a mentoring program delivered by Pollinate Networks Inc. The Women for Nature mentoring program first began in 2017, pairing 10 mentees between the ages of 18 to 35 with 10 …