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It’s that time of year again! Time for fierce feminine leaders to take a step back and reflect on the year they have had in 2016. Time to make plans for the upcoming 2017 year, envisioning the big goals they want to achieve for their business or career and map out how they want to achieve those goals.
The Christmas holiday season is, quite frankly, one of my most favourite times of year. I stay home. I declutter. I read books, drink wine, go for long walks and avoid email like the plague. And I also use the time to reflect upon the year that was — I review my accomplishments and challenges, and set some intentions for the coming year. 2016 was a banner year, both financially and in terms of the impact we had in the lives of the women we serve.
Part one of a new three-part miniseries in partnership with The Security Traders Association of Women in Finance. My first guest in the miniseries is Christine Sandler. Christine is the chair of The Security Traders Association Women in Finance task force who has been a financial powerhouse at Barclays Investment Bank, NYSE Euronext, Merrill Lynch, and Archipelago LLC.
Jennifer Gillivan, president and CEO of the IWK Health Center foundation talks about how to make the female voice heard in a male-dominated society and become a dominant presence inside the boardroom without coming out as arrogant and egoistic.
It is my pleasure today to speak with my guest Cheryl Wood founder of Cheryl Wood Empowers who is a globally known speaker, guru, author, and coach. She found her way out of a functional role in the corporate world into the highly satisfying realm of entrepreneurship and is instrumental in inspiring women around the world.
It is important to surround yourself with people who are where you want to be, who will support not just who you are today but also your past as well as the person you are becoming.
Is there an intention somewhere inside you that you’ve been murmuring about all year but have yet to make a move on?
On Episode 75 of the Fierce Feminine Leadership Podcast, Today, I am joined by Knightsbridge Robertson Surette’s partner and my dear friend April Howe. April shares her interesting insight on female diversity in leadership roles and offers powerful tips and advice that you can use to claim your power at the negotiation tables.
Today on the show, I’m chatting with gender bias experts Andie Kramer and Al Harris. Andie and Al are adjunct professors at North Western University School of Law, both experts in their respective fields of law, as well as experts in communication techniques women can use to overcome gender bias.
Christine Nigro, Vice-Chairwoman of AXA Advisors, LLC and Managing Director for AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company based in New York, joins me today to give you powerful advice on climbing the leadership ladder toward career success.
Mansplaining has become a commonality throughout our lives and cultures. In fact, research has shown that female doctors are twice as likely to be interrupted by their patients as male doctors. Until recently, mansplaining has affected primarily women, but today, the tables are beginning to shift as more and more women begin to assert themselves professionally. So, how do you know if you are a mansplainer?
Not long ago, as I was watching T.V., I saw a cartoon of a tiny little caterpillar that was transforming into a beautiful butterfly. As the butterfly emerged from its cocoon and looked around at his caterpillar friends, he noticed the look on their faces – the look of “oh.. you’ve changed.” The other little caterpillars were jealous of the butterfly’s beauty. As I watched this cartoon, I began to remember one of the most powerful lessons I learned from Oprah Winfrey...
I recently shared the stage with one of the most brilliant, inspirational women leadership entrepreneurs, Dr. Monikah Ogando. Dr. Ogando and I shared the stage at the Global Wealth Leaders Live convention in Atlanta, GA, and I was so impressed and inspired by her thoughts, ideas, and presence – I just had to ask her to talk to my fiercely feminine leader tribe.