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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