There’s a difference between bragging and self-advocacy. Here’s why you need to know how to do the latter, and some tips for getting started. By Dana Rubin When I talk to my female clients about the skills of thought leadership, there’s one question I hear over and over: “I don’t like to […]
by Phuong Uyen Tran It is uplifting to see so many movements like #TimesUp, #StandTaller and #MeToo gaining traction in the fight to end gender bias, discrimination and sexual harassment in the workplace and beyond. But as long as the discrimination and harassment continue, there is room for more initiatives. More ideas. That’s […]
Michelle Obama’s memoir, Becoming, is not only a candid look at her journey from a cramped South Side apartment in Chicago to her position on the world stage today, it’s also full of lessons that anyone can learn from — like how to speak powerfully in public and express yourself honestly. Read on for some […]
In the quest for gender parity, it’s crucial that we as women consider the ways we can truly help, rather than compete with, one another. I believe that one of the key ways to do this is to seek out inspiring role models, women who have ‘been there and done that,’ because, at […]
If you’re an entrepreneur, the question of how to make more money is one you probably ask yourself every week. It’s common, and I highly suggest this type of self-talk, because it means that you’re on route to helping more people and growing your business as a result. The problem is, most entrepreneurs […]
When sitting in an interview chair, we often rely on our resumes and glossy portfolios to demonstrate our writing, our expertise and capabilities. But once we land the role, can we be certain that our strong writing skills will translate into an ability to communicate and work effectively with our peers and our […]
Any way you slice it, change can be hard, either as the leader trying to move a team through to the new beginning or as an individual who is managing their own transition. Leah Reilly, human resources consultant, explains a different way to look at change that can help make the process smoother. […]
Human resources consultant, Leah Reilly, warns about getting trapped in sentimental feelings about your past roles and accomplishments. Instead, seek out new experiences and push yourself creatively and positively career-wise, and it can result in gains in other aspects of life. by Leah Reilly At one point, I accepted a role with a […]
If you’re having trouble sticking to your plans for positive change, you might need to rethink your approach. Christine Laperriere, executive director of the Women of Influence Advancement Centre, explains how small steps can lead to big wins. by Christine Laperriere Quick check: how is everyone doing with their New Year’s Resolutions? If […]
First-hand accounts from motivated professional women on what inspired them to attend a Women of Influence Advancement Centre course. Discover how the program has helped them advance in their career goals, and turn their insights into action with Christine Laperriere’s expert advice on how to practice the skills within your current role. Registrant: Journalist & Instructor […]
First-hand accounts from motivated professional women on what inspired them to attend a Women of Influence Advancement Centre course. Discover how the program has helped them advance in their career goals, and turn their insights into action with Christine Laperriere’s expert advice on how to practice the skills within your current role. Registrant: Marketing Director […]
Christine Laperriere, Executive Director & Lead Coach of the Advancement Centre, shares insights following the Women of Influence Top 25 Luncheon featuring keynote speaker Premier Kathleen Wynne. This month, as the year winds down I am reflecting on the impact the Women of Influence Advancement Centre has had on women’s advancement. This year our Advancement Centre […]
How does the Dean from the Richard Ivey School of Business, Carol Stephenson, guide us to move past our own personal barriers to set ourselves up for success? Our Executive Director and Lead Coach for our Advancement Centre, Christine Laperriere, weighs in on three insights to turn into actionable advice.
Three tips that will help you discover the keys to your career success.
Christine Laperriere, Executive Director & Lead Coach of the Advancement Centre, shares how to bring insights into action: 1. Discover Who You Are 2. Find Your Passion 3. Build Strong Relationships In this clip Daniela Crivianu-Gaita, VP & Chief Information Officer of The Hospital for Sick Children discusses the importance of understanding yourself and having strong relationships. […]
Christine Laperriere, Executive Director & Lead Coach of the Advancement Centre, shares how to bring insights into action: 1) Teach by Example 2) Be Persistent 3) Say Thank You Janice O’Born founded the Charitable Office in 1985 to promote philanthropy to the staff of The Printing House. The office has since raised over 44 million […]
The next time you have to engage in a challenging conversation, prepare yourself with these four methods from our Executive Director and Lead Coach of the Women of Influence Advancement Centre, Christine Laperriere.
Christine LaPerriere, Executive Director and Head Coach of the Advancement Centre shares how-to Bring Insights Into Action here in 3 steps. 1) Grow your influence 2) Focus on your authentic self 3) Inspire greatness in others In this clip, Claudia Hepburn, Co-Founder and Executive Director of The Next 36, has some excellent ideas to share. In […]
One of the greatest strengths of the female species is our ability to make and maintain deep and meaningful friendships. No matter if you’re mourning a loss or celebrating a great achievement, good friends will be by your side to offer support or serve up a celebratory toast. A dinner date or phone call with […]
Sometimes you can’t see your real potential despite its burgeoning presence. You are too close to yourself and too bound by your circumstance, past hesitancies, or minor missteps. Rosemary McCarney, the president of Plan Canada, whose team of staff, volunteers and donors has raised over 140 million dollars toward the cause of advancing women makes a […]
The potential of possibilities! Many successful women have found their success, by planning their advancement carefully, building their skills and resources, and leveraging their mentors, coaches and champions. Sometimes this isn’t enough. We all know advancement for women is tougher than it is for men often even when it is not perceptually so in your […]
Very few of us play a big role on the world stage pivoting the trajectory of history and changing where the world is headed. What if we could be in such a position to change world history? The answer is, we can. Most of us have just never seized the opportunity or created it for […]
Today’s Insight is that the earth is shifting and a new age is being born with all the pains and the feeling of euphoria of birth. From Egypt where women now earn 82% of what men earn, to Rwanda where 45 of the 80 seats in parliament are women, to the recent shifts to female […]
1. Consider their unique talents. Your team is made up of individuals with unique talents and passions they may have never shared with you or their team members. By taking a true inventory of your team’s passions and talents and having a deeper understanding of them, you will gain a richer insight into what motivates […]