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Back to school at 54

In this week’s vlog I explain the background on a BIG change I am making in my life: going BACK TO SCHOOL at 54 (eeek!). And what this means for you as a supporter and member of the For Love And Business Community! VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Hi everyone! You may have noticed that it’s been several[…]

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Serena Williams, Motherhood and Non-Feminine Behaviour

Maybe the heat was getting to me this week. Or maybe I’m just tired of the unfair treatment women are subjected to… Every. Single. Day. So this week’s vlog is a RANT about tennis star Serena Williams and the way we ALL get judged, especially when we display non-feminine behaviour: VIDEO TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome[…]

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The Royal Wedding: Success in Love and Business?

Did you watch the Royal Wedding this weekend? In this vlog I talk about Meghan and Harry’s love and business relationship, and three factors for marriage success (regardless of whether you’re in business with your spouse!). Video Transcript: Well HELLO, and welcome to the weekly vlog! This being a Canadian long weekend which actually celebrates[…]

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The For Love And Business Mission – A Man Weighs In

Last week I sent out a note to my circle of women entrepreneurs, friends and industry colleagues, sharing a video with the “why” behind the creation of the For Love And Business community. There was a message to fellow male entrepreneurs too. I thought they should know about the work I am doing, in case they might know[…]

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Leaving the Corporate World

Many women start their entrepreneurial journey because the corporate world doesn’t allow them the flexibility to care for their loved ones the way they want to. I left my job as VP Marketing at a Toronto hotel company in the spring of 1998. Actually I was sad to leave because it had been my dream[…]