Archives by Tag 'working mothers'

Sheryl Sandberg on 60 Minutes

By - Last updated: Wednesday, March 20, 2013

There has been much written about Sheryl Sandberg and her book Lean In both before and after it was published early last week. In fact, I wrote about it in my last post.   A friend suggested I watch her interview on 60 Minutes a couple of days before her book was released; I thought it was great!!   Just in case you missed it, you can check it out at   Please let me know what you think. You can share your comments in the Comments section below.

Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg

By - Last updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013

I read Sheryl Sandberg's new book Lean In yesterday!!   And I loved it!! Every single word of it!!   I believe writing this book and sharing these stories and her thoughts on "Women, Work and the Will to Lead" was a generous and courageous act of leadership on her part!! She definitely had more to lose than gain by doing so and she knew it and wrote the book anyways!!   Congratulations, Sheryl!!   I encourage you to read it and I would love to hear what you think of it!!

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 ...