Heather Reisman: A Timeline of Reinvention

Her name is easily recognizable by the Canadian public from her popular “Heather’s Picks.” To the business world, Heather Reisman, Chair and CEO of Indigo Books, is not just the face of the company’s reading shortlists—she’s revolutionized the country’s bookselling industry. Heather has worked diligently and strategically, constantly evolving her entrepreneurial career, and her business, to ensure success. We’ve mapped out 45 years of her most impressive milestones.

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What do you still have lots to learn about?

Heather Reisman, one of Canada’s leading female entrepreneurs, says she learnt, “how much I don’t know” on merchandising after a recent hire at the Senior Executive level. So, if one of our long standing role models and past Women of Influence speakers still has lots to learn about her job, what do you still have lots to learn about?

Get inspired by Heather’s discussion on the defining moment of book retailing, think about what you can do to evolve your own career and business, because as she says “if you don’t do something, you’re not going to be in business”.  Read the Globe and Mail article >

And while you’re getting inspired, nominate a female entrepreneur for this years “RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards program. Nominate today >