January 2012

Jan 30 2012
It’s the year of the Dragon and time to stop acting like a mouse and make good on your annual resolution to get out and network!  This installment of our blog comes from our friends and the authors of Work the Pond! (Prentice … Continue reading more...


Jan 24 2012
After rocketing the Blackberry to success in the mid 2000’s, RIM Co-CEO’s Mike Lazaridis and Jim Balsillie stepped down this week and were replaced by new CEO (and former RIM COO) Thorsten Heins.  Analysts and investors seem to be panning the move as … Continue reading more...


Jan 19 2012
Have you seen Rick “Zombie boy” Genest? He’s a 26 year old guy that has tattooed himself to look like a, you guessed it, a rotting corpse.  In probably one of the most effective product demo campaigns of all time, … Continue reading more...


Jan 16 2012

Keiley Abbat

Keiley Abbat interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Owner, Small Wonders Pets/animal welfare advocate

Keiley Abbat, animal welfare advocate and owner of Small Wonders Pets supply store based in Toronto, provides some tips on how to have a healthy relationship with your pets. more...

Jan 15 2012

Jila Mott

Jila Mott, Financial Advisor, Keybase, interview on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

Financial Advisor, Keybase Financial Group

Jila Mott is an award-winning financial advisor and certified general accountant, with Keybase Financial Group. She provides tips on how women can build wealth -- and preserve it. more...

Jan 15 2012

Donna Dasko

Donna Dasko, Environics, Equal Voice, pollser, interviewed on Extraodinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

National Chair, Equal Voice

Donna Dasko is the National Chair of Equal Voice, an organization dedicated to electing more women in politics in Canada. more...

Jan 14 2012

Debbie Bullock

Debbie Bullock interviewed by Shannon Skinner on Extraordinary Women TV

Founder, Women of Wonder Money Club

Debbie Bullock, founder, Women of Wonder Money Club (wowmoneyclub.com), talks about her new money club and the importance of financial literacy for women, because 9 out of 10 women will be alone at some point in their lives. more...

Jan 14 2012

Beverley Wybrow

Beverley Wybrow interviewed on Extraordinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President/CEO, Canadian Women's Foundation

Beverley Wybrow is the president & CEO of the Canadian Women's Foundation, Canada’s public foundation designed to raise and grant funds to meet specific needs of women and girls across the country. Since 1991, Canadian Women’s Foundation has invested more than $35 million in support to over 1,100 community programs for women and girls across Canada. It is now one of the ten largest women’s foundations in the world. more...

Jan 14 2012
For My Beautiful Mom.... Patricia Gail Born April 7th 1951- Passed... Posted by Shelley Brown Fulton. more...


Jan 14 2012

Tara Uzra Dawood

Tara Uzra Dawood, founder, LADIESFUND, interview on Extraodinary Women TV with Shannon Skinner

President, Dawood Global Foundation & LADIESFUND

Tara Uzra Dawood is President of Dawood Global Foundation and serves on various boards and Advisory Councils of eminent organizations throughout the world, particularly those focused on the rights of women and children. She’s a recognized world authority on women entrepreneurship. She was the first female CEO of a publicly listed financial institution in Pakistan, which she founded with Asian Development Bank; Tara grew her company to become an industry leader in managing Mutual Funds with top payouts for its unit holders. more...

Jan 13 2012
So… it’s January 13th. Have you broken all of your New Year’s resolutions yet?  Maybe it’s time to start some new rituals instead.  Recently I was lucky enough to be able to part of a dynamic leadership project for next … Continue reading more...


Jan 05 2012
In the closing moments of my memoir workshop, someone always exclaims, "Five o'clock already? The hours flew by!" Or words to that effect. No one can believe it's so much fun to focus hard for a whole day on pulling a vivid, forward-driving tale from the raggedness of real life. Now's your chance to find out what you've been missing. I've just scheduled spring sessions for March 24 and April 21. more...


Jan 03 2012
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2011 annual report for our Roundtable Talk blog.  Thanks to everyone who’s been reading, subscribing and commenting.  It’s been a great year and we’re looking forward to more leadership ideas, strategies and train … Continue reading more...