December 2011

Dec 30 2011
As this year comes to a close, it’s often a time for reflection and to start to think about how 2012 is going to be your next big year.  In reflection of some themes I’ve been thinking about, the fast Friday … Continue reading more...


Dec 17 2011

Patricia Muir

Patricia Muir interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Personal Quality and Leadership Coach

Patricia Muir integrates her personal and business experience with a blending of professional coaching and quality assurance to serve CEOs, Executives and Executive Teams. Her signature coaching programs Personal Quality and Leadership™ and Executive Encore™ are based on her unique approach. more...

Dec 17 2011

Irene Patterson

Irene Patterson Metro News interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Associate Publisher, Metro News

Irene Patterson is a 25 year newspaper veteran who has worked for almost all of the major Newspaper Groups in Toronto. She is presently the associate publisher of Metro News, Canada's largest free daily newspaper. more...

Dec 15 2011

Martha Deacon

Martha Deacon interviewed by Shannon Skinner on Extraordinary Women TV

Founder, The Townships Projects

Martha Deacon is the founder and CEO of The Townships Project, created in late 1998 in response to then President Nelson Mandela’s challenge to do something about the poverty in his country. The Townships Project, a Canadian registered charity, has worked for 13 years with local microfinance organizations in South Africa to extend small loans to start or expand small businesses, always exploring how to make these loans more effective in the fight against poverty. more...

Dec 06 2011
Is there a woman on your Christmas gift list who already has plenty of sweaters but can't resist a book to sink into? I have just the book for the occasion--my memoir, My Mother's Daughter, which Alice Munro called "wonderfully honest and enthralling." Buy your personally inscribed copy directly from me at a special price including postage. more...


Dec 05 2011

Christel Wintels

Christel Wintels interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Vice President, Referral Institute Canada

Christel Wintels is a founding national franchise partner and Vice President Operations, Ontario with the Referral Institute Canada. The Referral Institute is a training company specializing in referral generation training. more...

Dec 05 2011

Caroline Riseboro

Vice President, Public Affairs for World Vision Canada

Caroline Riseboro is the Vice President, Public Affairs for World Vision Canada. In this role, Caroline provides leadership to the Government Relations, Advocacy and Public Relations divisions. more...

Dec 04 2011

Rosemary McCarney

Rosemary McCarney, Plan Canada, interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President/CEO, Plan Canada

Rosemary McCarney is the president & CEO of Plan International Canada Inc. She discusses the Because I am a Girl nation-wide initiative to empower girls. more...