My interview with Sarah Slean (VIDEO)

Over the course of her 15-year career, Sarah Slean has made nine albums, starred in two short films and a movie musical, published two volumes of poetry, held exhibitions of her paintings, written two string quartets, and shared the stage with five of the country’s leading orchestras. She has been nominated for three Junos, two [...]

Wealthy wise women free online event, I’m speaking!

Do you want to have it all… spirituality, money and business success? I’m one of the speakers of this terrific online event:  Wealthy Wise Women Success Circle – 13 Wealthy Wise Women Entrepreneurs Share Their Secrets. It’s a FREE online event currently taking place through to May 31st, 2013. REGISTER HERE => Can you [...]

Three cheers for Saskatoon singer, Alexis Normand

While I was born and raised in Canada, I will let you in on a little secret: I hate hockey. So, that might fly in the face of Canada’s image around the world: that all Canadians love our hockey. But the news story of Saskatoon-based jazz singer, Alexis Normand, botching the U.S. anthem at the [...]

Life lessons from my Second City improv class

This morning, I woke up with a sore face from laughing bloody hard over the past two weeks: I just completed my first intensive improvisation course at Second City, the world’s premier comedy club/theatre and school of improvisation. Despite suffering from a brutal sinus infection, I spent the past two weekends speaking gibberish, making sounds [...]

INTERVIEW: Leah Eichler, women and the workplace [video]

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing award-winning editor and celebrated columnist, Leah Eichler. Her weekly career advice column in Canada’s national newspaper, The Globe and Mail, takes a refreshing and insightful perspective on issues that women face in today’s workplace. She is not only talented, bright and attractive, she has a subtle boldness that [...]