5 ways to lean into networking with Lean In Circles

Networking is fun – no, really!   Remember your first day at a new school? Cue sweaty palms and a racing heartbeat. While I outgrew the corduroy overalls, I still get the shakes when I am placed in a new social setting. Networking can sometimes feel overwhelming and questions like, “Are they easy to talk […]

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Member Spotlight – Carrie Gurza

Tell us a bit about what you do, and what do you enjoy most about it? I work as a Senior Associate in the commercial real estate investment arm of a pension plan in Toronto. I started out running spreadsheets and crunching numbers to help support +$50 million real estate investment decisions just over six […]

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How to Effectively Speak Up and Speak Out

“Use your voice”. “Say something”. “Stand up”. #MeToo. #TimesUp. #Covfefe.   We’ve been given the words. The twittersphere and media giants have handed them to us on a silver platter. We know what to say and most of us have the tools to use our voices, but how do we say what we mean and […]

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Marta Awad

To Wait for a Promotion or Find a New Job? That is THE Question

January’s theme for Lean In Canada was ‘Strategies for Getting Ahead’. There are two common strategies that are usually driven by the need for growth or for attaining a higher salary. Getting a promotion or getting new job are these reasons. But how long should you wait for that big shiny promotion? Or if you’re […]

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Lean In Canada & Dress for Success Toronto

As we all embark on a new year, we’re reflecting on the past and setting goals for the months to come. In order to put our best foot forward, we want to feel empowered both mentally and physically, and feel that how we present ourselves reflects all that we want to achieve. Dress for Success […]

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