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A Guest Post from Leslie Woo

By - Last updated: Friday, December 7, 2012

As part of my application to the International Women’s Forum for the 2011/12 Fellowship I was asked to answer a number of key questions.  In many respects, the questions are valuable to anyone, because they ignite an inward reflection that is priceless. For me, although a short description, it triggered the start of a personal journal and launched my own journey to find my voice and know myself even better. I was awarded the Fellowship and it has become a life changing experience for me.   What and/or who have been the most significant influences on who you are today – personally and as a leader?   Who I am as a person, is the result of a breadth of experiences and relationships, ...

Sell Out at the Board of Trade!!

By - Last updated: Monday, November 12, 2012

Last Friday, November 9,  I spoke about the "Lessons Learned by the Babes on Bay Street" at a Toronto Board of Trade luncheon. I am thrilled to report, it was a sell out!! The room was packed!! And I could feel the love and support throughout the entire place!! From where I stood, the energy in the room was incredible!! If you attended, please know I am deeply grateful!!   My presentation was sponsored by TEKsystems and I am grateful to them and the young woman there who approached me to speak, Stephanie Coutts!! Stephanie is a member of both the Women in Leadership and Women in Canada groups at her company and I was deeply touched when she approached me and ...

Lessons Learned by the Babes on Bay Street

By - Last updated: Friday, October 12, 2012

I am thrilled to invite you to join me at the Toronto Board of Trade for lunch on November 9.  I will be speaking about the "Lessons Learned by the Babes on Bay Street" and I would be honoured for you to attend.  I would be further delighted, if you were to bring someone with you who you are mentoring or being mentored by!!   You can purchase tickets by following this link: http://www.bot.com/source/Meetings/cMeetingFunctionDetail.cfm?Section=Calendar&PRODUCT_MAJOR=DS110912   My presentation is being sponsored by TEKsystems and I am grateful to them and the young woman there who approached me to speak, Stephanie Coutts!! Stephanie is a member of both the Women in Leadership and Women in Canada groups at her company and I was deeply touched when she ...

Why Women Should Stop Trying To Be Perfect

By - Last updated: Tuesday, October 9, 2012

A friend forwarded me the link to a great article in The Daily Beast written by Deborah Spar, the President of Barnard College. I have included the link below. The article is fairly long and well worth reading to the very end!   http://www.thedailybeast.com/newsweek/2012/09/23/why-women-should-stop-trying-to-be-perfect.html   I would love you to share your thoughts in the Comments section below!