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What to Do When You Are Not in Alignment

This week I get quite personal in sharing something that happened between my husband and I, when he told me he is resenting the amount of time I am spending in the business. Time to get real here, as I share what to do when you are NOT in alignment… Video Transcript ​Hi and welcome[…]

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The Worst Business Day of My Life

Exactly 2 years ago today I did one of the most difficult things I have ever had to do in my entire professional life. I laid off 60% of my team. Big corporate players do this all the time. But mine was not a big corporation. I was a small business owner who had run[…]

Mom to business family: Doreen and Meagan at Ignite Business Expo

A Mom to my Business Family

As women we tend to lead our businesses the way we lead our families: like moms.  We’re often not just the Chief Executive Officer; we’re also the Chief Emotional Officer. While Greenfield Services was a business I co-founded with my husband, it was really MY business, and the firm’s culture had my stamp all over it. We[…]

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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[…]