Meet Canada's Hot Mommas!

    The first wave of Canada’s Hot Mommas secured their spot in history earlier this year.  These women have taken mentoring to the next level, offering their stories of personal and professional challenges and a-ha moments to  the world’s largest online library of role models for women and girls – The Hot Mommas Project. Continue reading “Meet Canada's Hot Mommas!”

Manage Your Business in Difficult Times

Guest post by Althea Francis   The primary objective of any business is to achieve maximum profitability and productivity. Even knowing this, it’s alarming how many business owners get into trouble with managing and marketing their business when something goes wrong. Preparing for a rainy day requires sacrifices (at first) that will pay off inContinue reading “Manage Your Business in Difficult Times”

Ask An Expert: Running for Beginner Enthusiasts

QUESTION: “I’ve recently been thinking about starting a running program.  I have never been terribly athletic, but I think it would be something I’d enjoy and would be a great way to get some much needed exercise.  I just don’t have a clue where to start and how I would keep motivated doing something thatContinue reading “Ask An Expert: Running for Beginner Enthusiasts”

Ask An Expert: Beyond Physical Fitness

  Question: “I’ve developed a physical fitness routine that I enjoy but still feel like I’m missing a piece of the puzzle. I often feel tensed and stressed and wondered how yoga and deep relaxation therapy can help me? Moreover, how can I fit it into my already hectic schedule and what are some tipsContinue reading “Ask An Expert: Beyond Physical Fitness”

Don’t balance. Blend!

Guest post by Maureen McCann   “Many women struggle to find a balance between their family and their career.” Yikes! Even as I write that sentence, I cringe. What is this elusive ‘balance’ that people refer to? In his book Who’s Got Your Back, author Keith Ferrazzi writes about the idea of living a blendedContinue reading “Don’t balance. Blend!”

Interview Series: Christie Ressel, Personal Power Image Consulting

It was 1990 when Andre Agassi uttered his famous tagline in a commercial for Canon saying, “Image is Everything”.  It was a powerful statement back then, and even now it is widely agreed that image carries significant weight in what is believed about us in business.  Skills and credentials cannot be discounted, but the most powerful messageContinue reading “Interview Series: Christie Ressel, Personal Power Image Consulting”

Canada’s Hot Mommas: a call to action (Part 3)

In Part 1 and Part 2 of this special interview series we spoke with Kathy Korman Frey, founder of The Hot Mommas Project and learned about how this initiative is impacting women and girls through virtual mentoring.   We also chatted with Kathy about her involvement in the Project and she shared some of the key lifeContinue reading “Canada’s Hot Mommas: a call to action (Part 3)”

Interview Series: Kathy Korman Frey, Chief Hot Momma (Part 2)

In Part 1 of this special Special Interview Series, we learned about the importance of role models for women’s success, the value of case studies and how both of these have come to life together through  The Hot Mommas® Project.  In Part 2, we chat with the remarkable woman behind this initiative – founder Kathy Korman Frey, who is also AdjunctContinue reading “Interview Series: Kathy Korman Frey, Chief Hot Momma (Part 2)”

Interview Series: The Hot Mommas® Project (Part 1)

It has been almost one year since I learned for the first time about an incredible initiative that pretty much changed my life.  I was always on the lookout for great causes to align myself with, and one day while flipping through one of my online newsletter subscriptions I came across a request for mentors. Continue reading “Interview Series: The Hot Mommas® Project (Part 1)”

Interview Series: Marcy Berg, Mortgages For Women

 When my husband and I bought our first home a little over ten years ago, I could not help but feel relieved that I had a partner to help me maneuver through the home-buying process.  Yet there are many women homebuyers going it solo – and the statistics show that this demographic is on theContinue reading “Interview Series: Marcy Berg, Mortgages For Women”