Archives by Tag 'significance'

12 questions to get a jump on the year ahead

By - Last updated: Friday, January 4, 2013

Eileen Chadwick a work-life and career coach and principal of Big Cheese Coaching in Toronto wrote a column for the Globe in late December in which she shared 12 questions she uses to focus her reflection on the year past and the year ahead. She invites readers to do the same, answer the questions in order to take stock and consider their intentions and aspirations for 2013.   Ms Chadwick provides six questions which focus on the past year. 1. What went well? 2. In what ways did I grow and evolve? 3. What were my favourite moments of 2012? 4. What do I need to clean out or let go of now to be ready to start fresh in 2013? 5. What and who am I ...

Diamond Jubilee Medal Recipients

By - Last updated: Monday, September 10, 2012

On August 23, the Board of Directors of the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) announced the names of the IIAC's Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal recipients. The press release provided the following information about the awards:   "These Medals are being awarded to 38 individuals who during their professional life, made an impactful contribution to the Canadian investment industry in a way that served the investing public and issuers, the financing and trading of securities, the capital market infrastructure for the trade, clearing and settlement of securities, and good public policy and effective regulation of markets and the industry.   "Earlier this year, the IIAC was asked by His Excellency, the Right Honourable David Johnson, Governor General of Canada, to be a ...

It’s Official!!

By - Last updated: Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Babes on Bay Street - the book is available for purchase!! I am so happy and dare I say proud!! Check it out!! And let me know what you think!! xo, J  

Congratulations!! Susan Crocker, Doctor of Laws honoris causa

By - Last updated: Friday, July 6, 2012

At this time of year, we hear about  the convocation addresses to the graduating classes of various universities which are remarkable for one reason or another. In May of this year, I heard a remarkable address to the graduating class of St. Francis Xavier University by my dear friend Susan Crocker. Susan was giving this address because the university had conferred upon her a Doctor of Laws honoris causa. I was inspired to see someone I admire for a whole host of reasons be recognized by a respected institution who also admired her for a whole host of reasons.   Susan has made a significant contribution to the university, in particular, The Coady International Institute. Her address to the graduating class in ...