Archives by Tag 'inspiration and advice'

Inspired and Inspiring – Matthew McConaughey

By - Last updated: Friday, December 23, 2016

"Gratitude reciprocates!!" Matthew McConaughey Happy Holidays!! Talk to you in the New Year.....and in the meantime my very, very best wishes to you and those you love!! Janet

Inspired and Inspiring – Nia Vardalos

By - Last updated: Monday, December 12, 2016

"I believe that there are moments in everyone's lives where a door flings open, and if you're terrified of what's on the other side, you must walk through it." Nia Vardalos

Forty and Other F-words: Mid-Life Musings on the Relevance of Feminism

By - Last updated: Wednesday, June 1, 2016

The approach of some personal mile-markers has prompted me to think about feminism, equality, law and social change. And, I am more convinced than ever, as I approach my 40th birthday, that feminism remains relevant, both for me and for the younger woman lawyers coming up behind me.   I’m approaching some milestones this year.  My 40th birthday is approaching at the end of the summer, and my fifteen year law school reunion is coming then too, both of which signal that I’m no longer a “young lawyer”, by any stretch of the imagination. I’m now leaving behind unequivocally the status of being part of the “new generation” of lawyers, with gratitude, and without hesitation. And, at the same time, my children ...

Why We Need More Women in Capital Markets

By - Last updated: Thursday, May 26, 2016

The following post was written by Warren Thomson Sr EVP & CIO, Manulife and Chairman, Manulife Asset Management and posted by him on linkedin in response to my request for "A little help from my friends!!" I am grateful to Warren for taking the time to respond and for agreeing to share his linkedin post but most of all I am honoured to call him a friend!! As you may have heard, a certain financial industry dinosaur that you all know, still working away on the street, was recently recognized as a Champion of Change by Women in Capital Markets at their annual Gala Dinner in March of this year. While this honour was greatly appreciated, ...