Career

Why Finance is the “New Black” for Women

I think 2018 is a low-risk time for a woman to work in the high-reward financial industry. Here are the top three reasons why...

The Real Cost of Being the “Office Mommy”

It’s often said that “no good deed goes unpunished”. A recent study asked participants to evaluate the performance of employees who offered to stay late to help...

Ask For It — Know Your Worth

In her memoir The Woman I Wanted To Be, Diane Von Furstenberg recounts the time in 1978 when she was on a flight from New...

Could You Pass the Marshmallow Test?

Okay, you’re a grown-up. So maybe it’s not marshmallows because even the high-priced artisanal ones are kind of underwhelming, like eating a miniature pillow....

How to Get the Scoop on a Business

There are many great research resources available and a good place to start is the Canada Business Network (canadabusiness.ca), which provides a wide range...

How to Protect Your Business Idea

Research, as unglamorous as it may sound, is really what is required to see if your business idea is viable.   Here how to check if...

How to Get Business Financing

Here are a few things to "check off" before you approach potential financial partners:   Ensure that your business plan meets the needs of potential...

How to Create a Business Plan

Many women want to have their own business. A good place to start is by developing a formal business plan. A business plan outlines...

First Steps to Starting a Business

In terms of the business start basics, a good informational resource is the Canada Business website, as well as their business centres across Canada....