Expert Advice


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5 Things Every Aspiring Entrepreneur Should Know

November, 15th, 2016

Building a successful venture is no easy task. We asked five of our RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards finalists for their best advice to share with aspiring entrepreneurs. What we learned? A little bit of confidence and a lot of help will take you far.    Meet the Experts: Alyssa Furtado, Ratehub.ca Kate Ross Leblanc, […]



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3 Signs That You Should be an Entrepreneur

November, 10th, 2016

Wondering if it’s time to start your own business? If you are at that crossroad in your career, Joanna Track is here to help you get over to the other side. As a serial entrepreneur — she’s the founder of sweetspot.ca, eLuxe.ca, Good Eggs & Co., and The Bullet — Joanna has figured out how […]



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3 Canadian Female-Led Start-ups Share their Keys to Success

November, 3rd, 2016

We asked four remarkable women — all of whom are finalists in our Deloitte Start-up category at the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards — for their best advice for entrepreneurs looking to make their big idea a reality. From “take it slow” to “don’t work so hard!” you may be surprised by how they were […]



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Learn from every moment

October, 31st, 2016

Whether dealing with the daily demands of your job or looking to make a big move up the ladder, you’ll be better equipped to meet any challenge that comes your way when you’re at your optimal health. That’s why we’ve partnered with SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU.—Putting Women’s Health First—to provide tips and advice that will help […]



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Small Practices to Build Powerful Teams

October, 21st, 2016

By Catherine Bell Catherine Bell is the bestselling and award-winning author of The Awakened Company, a thought-provoking read that explores how treating businesses as communities can transform them for the better. With more than a decade of international executive search experience, Catherine speaks around the globe, and offers The Awakened Company’s services to help other […]



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Why Attitude Matters

October, 2nd, 2016

As Vice President, External Communication at Loblaw & Shoppers Drug Mart, Tammy knows a good attitude–coupled with skill, opportunity, and luck–can go a long way toward career success. That’s why we’ve partnered with SHOPPERS LOVE. YOU.—Putting Women’s Health First—to bring you the lessons Tammy has learned through her business experience, plus plenty more tips and advice […]



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From Women of Influence (WOI) Networking Course to Girls’ Career Day

September, 20th, 2016

We have all heard about the importance of networking. And we are always told to try to meet people outside of our fields. As an intellectual property lawyer at a downtown firm, I have found that it is a surprisingly small world in terms of the people that I run into in my day-to-day life. With that in mind, I decided to attend a Women of Influence course which seemed like a great opportunity to branch out and expand my networking circle.



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Facing my fear: how to see challenge as opportunity

September, 18th, 2016

At the age of 29, I had a massive stroke and fell into a coma. After emergency brain surgery, I awoke to discover I could no longer speak or move, and was dependant on machines to perform the most basic human functions.



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Is There a Recipe for Having it All?

September, 15th, 2016

As a female executive I think a lot about the future, the goals I want to achieve in business, in my personal life and the contribution I want to make in the world. I have often been faced with internal conflict when feeling forced to choose one priority at the expense of another.



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Taking the Leap

September, 8th, 2016

Sara is a passionate champion for the rights of women and children, with nearly 20 years of experience as a senior leader in the non-profit sector. She is the founder and President/CEO of Children First Canada, a new national non-profit organization working to make this the best place in the world for kids to grow […]