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 Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM): Education for the Future As we have an increasingly complex world, science, technology, engineering, and math play more important roles than ever before.   Whether it is the use of robotics in manufacturing, artificial intelligence (AI) in productivity or the science protecting our planet […]

Explore Science with Shwetal Shah, A STEM Educator


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Can You Exit Your Business and Extract the Business Value? Have you founded your own family business, nurtured it from a startup to a successful business for the last 25/30 years? Now as you approach retirement, you want to extract the value, rather than just shut it down and walk […]

Time to Exit Your Business? Case Studies of 3 Women ...


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Sustainable Fashion “We do not need new clothes, we need a new look.” So, says the landing page on the Roupa Livra website.  Roupa Livra is all about sustainable fashion and eco-fashion. The sustainable and eco fashion industry has been growing from strength to strength as the alternative to mainstream fashion. It aims to reduce the carbon footprint and limit the environmental impact created by producing fashion products.  It is consciously driving and promoting social responsibility. Sustainable fashion brands are inclusive but not limited to […]

The Sustainable Fashion Movement, How to Use Fabric to Impact ...



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There is no better ROI on your Advertising spend than Facebook Ads Research shows that Facebook Ads are still the most effective social media advertising tool.   Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn advertising are still not there yet in terms of your return on investment (ROI) for dollars spent. But you can […]

Our Top 5 Tips for Facebook Ads


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The Glass Ceiling Could be Shattered Forever The empowerment and encouragement for young girls to follow their own independent dreams are having powerful results in the world of business.   Armed with great education and a new sense of confidence women are founding businesses all over the world. USC Marshall […]

Women Entrepreneurs Are Founding Businesses At A Fast Rate


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  Focusing on women entrepreneurs in Cuba In November 2016 we held our Fabulous Fempreneurship mastermind at the beautiful, French owned Pullman Resort in Cayo Coco, Cuba. This hotel is in its second year of operation. Every year we are anxious to talk to women entrepreneurs in Cuba to see if […]

What will 2017 be like for women entrepreneurs in Cuba?



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Joni Lien, The SupperWorks Franchisor and Founder Making the leap from the world of social work to an entrepreneurial life and becoming a franchisor is a dramatic change.  Now with 10 franchised stores and expanding, Joni Lien, SupperWorks Franchisor, shares her journey with us. When her husband passed it was […]

A Leap from Social Work to SupperWorks Franchisor


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  From Healthcare to Home Staging  For over 30 years, Jill Ackerman had a nursing career, holding executive positions as Vice President Professional Services, Cornwall Hospital and as Manager in the Ontario Government Health Services.  In 2012, Jill decided to make a complete switch, from designing healthcare programs to home […]

A Successful Career Transition from Healthcare to Home Staging


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Many busy entrepreneurs struggle with Procrastination. Despite their Uber-Creativity and Enthusiasm for their ideas, they sadly aren’t able to consistently action them. Diane O’Reilly is a ADHD coach and says that 95% of her clients have this problem.   But in reality, all of us procrastinate even if we aren’t […]

A Simple Procrastination Fix



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Developing Good Habits If you want to see positive changes in different areas of your life, including becoming more productive, you should also start changing your bad habits into positive ones, ie good habits. It’s just logical that positive actions and behaviors would bring positive results. Saying this is easy, […]

7 Steps to Developing Good Habits


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Is There such a thing as ‘Fail Well’? Absolutely! most experts including millionaire and TV celebrity Dragon/Shark Robert Herjavec agree that entrepreneurs will fail many times before they find a product/service that hits the mark and is successful.  But Lauren Long knows how to fail well. Lauren Long knows this […]

How to Fail Well and Still Become a Successful Entrepreneur


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Career Transitions will be a way of life for this generation  According to Professor Dr. Eva Klein, during her keynote address at the McMaster DeGroote School of Business, Breakfast Series in May 2016, we are going to have at least 5 complete career transitions in our lifetime. Some of these careers […]

Confidence Is A Key Factor In Making Career Transitions



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Reading this week’s Sunday New York Times,  I came across an article by reporter Adam Bryant featuring U.S. Secretary of the Air Force, Deborah Lee James.  He asked her “What’s your advice on how to get a mentor?” Here’s part of Deborah’s reply: A mentor can be anybody in your […]

Are you tapping into the value of mentorship? Finding ...


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The Marci’s Bakery Story Marci’s Bakery in Hamilton, Ontario is the dream of Marci Prebianca-Upson.    She launched her wholesale gluten free bakery business in 2012 after some life changing events. Marci has so much experience in the food/restaurant business.   From front end manager of a restaurant, owning a vegan/healthy bakery […]

Marci’s Bakery, Feeding You Well


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Women Entrepreneurs – Career Shifts Jane W. Lee – Serial Entrepreneur Jane Lee is a native of Hong Kong. It’s a very prosperous but small city but packed with over 7 million people and many are still becoming women entrepreneurs. It ranks at the top of the world for having the most […]

Women Executives Become Women Entrepreneurs