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I was born in the wrong generation

I was born in the wrong generation. Back when I was a little girl, my mother worked. She was in the minority in those days, working full time and trying to maintain a home. Most other mothers that I knew of 'stayed home' every day. Since mom was working, I had to have sitters until I was in junior high. Therefore I did not get to spend a lot of time with mom over the years....more

Why does my pregnancy feel like career suicide?

I have a question for anyone out there that might be reading this. Is having a child career suicide? I have spent the last 12 years of my life working for a company I love. Consistently over the years, I have earned many promotions, rarely staying in a role for more than a year. I have been in my current role for a year and a half and request a meeting with my boss to discuss my next steps. When we started this discussion, he was very open to me exploring new career growth oppurtunities with the company....more

How to Establish a Commercial Business in Photography?

As a photographer, you have a lot of potential opportunities and money to be made if you are willing to use your skills smartly. A commercial business in photography can be an extremely interesting one to run. You can become an entrepreneur with a low budget start-up.Why a commercial business in photography? ...more

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When I grow up, I want to be [x]

You know when you were a kid, people would always ask what you wanted to be? I don't recall ever having an answer (maybe musician was the closest thing). Even throughout school I never really had that end goal in mind, a part from going to University and getting the hell away from my old life. Now I'm coming to the end of University I feel like I'm supposed to have figured it all out....more

In Conversation With: Social Entrepreneur & Video Interview Innovator Katrina German

Katrina German is the co-Founder of, a platform to create and share video interviews. We were introduced through a mutual friend (another Canadian) who said in his email introduction that “we had to meet” this may come as a surprise to some, but no, not all Canadians know each other). Our mutual love of social media over TV and laughter made a fast connection. Katrina is a social entrepreneur and speaks regularly about social enterprise and women entrepreneurship. She is in the CBC’s Top 40 Under 40 and also has been nominated for a Canadian DigiAward....more

In Conversation With: Lawyer, Coach & Management Consultant, Lenore Horton

Lenore Horton is an over-achieving badass, otherwise titled as an attorney, consultant, and serial entrepreneur. Lenore and I met when she was a newly minted attorney making her first dents in her newly minted law degree. She stood out from the crowd. Life has tossed her many adventures which I’ve delightfully followed (mostly these days via Twitter, she’s @LenoreHorton). Lenore currently heads up the law firm LFH ESQ, and the consulting group, KETNOI....more
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Are Gender Disparities in the Legal Industry Real?

In recent years, women in law have made advances in attaining workplace gender equality. Still, female attorneys only earn 87 percent of male attorneys’ salaries, and women continue to face inequality in the legal industry when it comes to growth opportunities and income....more

Why Your 'But' Gets in Your Way and What to Do About it

It's time to talk about those big buts!We've all done it. It's the 'yes, but' response. And it happens all the time, every day, and mostly under the consciousness radar. And your big but is getting in your way when it comes to connecting, collaborating and building relationships."It's a great idea, but...""Yes, he's a great guy, but...""I really like this, but...."...more