What Is Happening to Millennial Women in the Workforce?

What Is Happening to Millennial Women in the Workforce?

With the baby boomers set to retire in the next few years, the millennials (those born between 1980 and 1995) are starting to take over the labor force. Leading the pack are females, who are 6% more likely than their male counterparts to obtain a bachelor’s degree, a number that has gone up over the […]

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Being a Follower Is Just as Important as Being a Leader

Being a Follower Is Just as Important as Being a Leader

“Followership, like leadership, is a role and not a destination.” ~ Michael McKinney Being called a follower is never a good thing. Or is it? As business professionals, we’re constantly being encouraged to strive for a leadership role. In fact, it’s expected. I know for me, it was a difficult concept to grasp — especially […]

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Discovering Your Edgeness™ & Living a Fulfilled Life

Discovering Your Edgeness™ & Living a Fulfilled Life

What would you do if you weren’t afraid? For many of us there are a multitude of responses to this question. Think about it—fear holds us back from so many things. A lot of the times, these fears are self-imposed limitations. According to Suzanne F. Stevens, we cannot live a fulfilled life without confronting our […]

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Leaning In, Making Space

Leaning In, Making Space

Over coffee one day, one of my colleagues and I sat with friends discussing Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In and our vision for Lean In Canada. As we talked about encouraging women to pursue their ambitions and potential, a counterpart to the phrase “Lean In” was forming in my mind. Critics of Sheryl’s book have many […]

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