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Advice: How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Tuesday, April 12, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Jane Peverett, Director CIBC and Encana Corp.   "Ask for the hard file. The hard file is the visible file, it's the one that everybody's watching. And when you get the hard file, work your ass off. And once you've achieved, the rest just builds."   I would love you to share your thoughts and comments in the Comments section below!!  

Advice. How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Thursday, March 31, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Laura Formusa, CEO of Hydro One Inc.   "Two things I have always said: hard work, and be yourself. You can't compromise on either one of those things. And I know 'be yourself' sounds like a really soft thing. But it is not. You can tell a fake a mile away. There's something about authenticity. Don't change yourself to suit ...

Advice. How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Thursday, March 10, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Anne Mulcahy,  the former CEO of Xerox Corp.   "It is awfully important that women take risks. ...You have to be on the radar screen to gain the visibility that is required. Get into the riskier positions that give you more visibility."   I would love you to share your thoughts and comments in the Comments section below!!  

Advice:How To Climb The Ladder

By - Last updated: Thursday, March 3, 2011

This is another piece of advice from the series "Advice:How to Climb the Ladder" which was written by Janet McFarland as part of the October 2010 series by the Globe and Mail which comprised a number of articles about Women in Power. The component written by Ms McFarland comprised advice from a number of senior Canadian women which I thought was excellent.   The following is from Moya Greene who is CEO of Royal Mail.   "A lot of women stay put. I've left jobs and I've said, 'You know this is not doing anything for me. I'm not learning enough! I'm not making enough! I'm not staying here!"   I would love you to share your thoughts and comments in the Comments section below!!