Women entrepreneurs gain new opportunity to “jam” for business success

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I have the pleasure of singing in a choral group, where one of the choir directors – the fabulously talented musical pro Katherine Wheatley – tells a story about growing up and wanting to play at the jam session that would happen on the weekend in her neighbourhood. The jam was all guys. She’d head down to the garage or …

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, President and CEO of the Canadian Museum of Nature, and …

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 Success webinar as part of its mentoring program in partnership …

What Matters Most? Embracing Downtime for Success

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“The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.” – Hans Hofmann (German-born American painter, 1880-1966) How do you fare at truly unplugging for summer vacation? We all know by now that restorative time is critical for happiness, health, creativity, success and the good things in life.  My batting average on this has been spotty …

Women in Leadership: 7 Qualities to Cultivate

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How does one become a confident and effective leader? It’s a vital question for women striving to fulfill their career potential and maximize their impact in the world. You could struggle along on your own trying to figure out the magic formula. Or you could ask others who have blazed the trail ahead.  The choice you make is in itself …