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Sunday, October 26, 2014

The 3 tips for success a group of Highly Successful Business Women had in common

Canadian Women in Communications Power Networking
Looking back at the Canadian Women in Communications Power networking event last year it was surprising how unanimous all of the leaders on the panel were on how these three tips for success had helped them in their career. With leaders such as Sandy Pell the Communication Manager at Hoot suite, Meredith Powell one of the CO-Founders to the Next Big Thing and many others, the whole night was full of great conversation, advice and ideas. 

Taking a look at my notes from the event, here are the 3 tips for success that was common among all of them:

Sunday, October 19, 2014

How to build a Masterpiece - Perseverance and Time

Me and Queenie in front of Notre Dame
Progress can feel slow at times or non-existent when you are working on building a business, learning a new skill or creating a community. However, if you change your perspective you'll be able to see how perseverance over time is going to lead you to creating your own masterpiece like the Notre Dame.

Monday, October 13, 2014

Life is like Jenga - Life lessons

See that Jenga tower ? That Jenga tower is your life. Sometimes you think you are making the right move but it is really not. Sometimes you are not sure what to do next. Sometimes things fall apart and you have to put it back together. Here are the three things I learned while having a good time with my close friends playing Jenga.

Thursday, October 9, 2014

Encouraging Team Engagement - How to run Team Meetings

Toy Soccer Team
Source: John Cooper
"Individual commitment to a group effort--that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work." --Vince Lombardi

Are you working with a team that isn't engaged as you want them to be ? Frustrated with the low level of engagement from your team members ? Do you feel that some people could contribute more.  Here are three ways you can increase the amount of engagement within your team meetings.