Friday’s Five Things

Five things I learned this week…. Your level of productivity is never where you want it to be Another week has flown by and it feels like 100 things were accomplished yet I barely scratched the surface. The satisfaction of seeing great strides in completing things were balanced against my slightly pessimistic thinking that I […]

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Girls Raising event Toronto Oct 28 @ Pivotal Labs

Calling all female entrepreneurs, investors (m/f) and those supporting innovation & business growth. There is a great event scheduled for October 28 in Toronto. I encourage you to click here to read more but here is a snippet: http://girlsraisingto7.splashthat.com/ Girls Raising Presentations are a unique series of events that help women founders get publicity, network with like-minded […]

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Friday’s Five Things

Five things I learned or was reminded of this week… 1. Change is Painful Sometimes the process of changing the way we do things, or a way of positioning your business or ideas can be painful. Even normal people have egos and politics to consider. Sometimes it’s confusing and a struggle to find a win-win. […]

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Monday Motivational Idea-the Importance of Journey Mapping

Today’s motivation for shaking up how we do things is based on 3 Journey Maps I did for clients over the last week. In case you aren’t familiar with Journey Maps…. What is it? A journey map is a framework that enables you to improve your end user’s experience and maps the process of tracking […]

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Innovation for Enhanced Customer Experience

Just wanted to share this article and a few thoughts on Customer Experience and Innovation and “How Wells Fargo Learned to Innovate Around the Customer” found here.  Here’s some content from the Forbes’ article (below) but I also wanted to outline some thoughts on what Steve Ellis [who runs their wholesale services group] found, as […]

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How self aware are you?

Hi,   Just did this personality test with ClearFit. The survey is quite long but there is a comparative after and it was very interesting. I agree with the balance between team building and leadership but am not sure the accuracy of “tried & true” vs “learning & problem solving” (I’m definitely not a risk […]

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Girls Raising event Toronto Aug 19 @ Shopify

Calling all female entrepreneurs, investors (m/f) and those supporting Canadian business growth. There is a great event scheduled for August 19 in Toronto. I encourage you to click here to read more but here is a snippet: http://girlsraisingto6.splashthat.com/ Girls Raising Presentations are a unique series of events that help women founders get publicity, network with like-minded entrepreneurs, […]

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State of the Union: Online/EComm Retail News

After meeting with a national client yesterday who is focused on their underutilized channel of online sales, I thought I would share some thoughts on the state of online sales. I’m sharing research and tidbits worth integrating into your online strategy. I’ve cut & pasted key pieces of research and content in an effort to […]

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Successful Brands-there are no rules

  There are a million articles out there about How to be a Successful Brand and the rules that made them so. People dissect (usually from afar), and determine the Top 3 or maybe 10 reasons great companies were successful. But I believe there is no real formula. It’s seeing the opportunities that are often […]

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Ask yourself   is what you’re doing today is getting you closer to where you want to be tomorrow?” 

After all, as Leonardo da Vinci stated  “It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.”

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