Women and work

QUIT MY JOB AND START OVER AT 55?

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It’s not you – it’s me”!  A line made famous by George Costanza on Seinfeld – is one I can’t wait to repeat – not to my boyfriend, husband or partner – but to my employer. After almost thirty years of participating in…

From Comfort to Risk

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We, as women, never think we can take a risk. It is always about our families, managers and that our partners are looked after, nourished and secure. We forget that we must fill our vessels. Let’s be honest, it is…

Aftermath – A Play You Should See…

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Helena Levitt is a Montreal actress who is currently rehearsing a play called Aftermath; a production that is produced and directed by The Waterworks Company founders Rob Langford and Tracy Houston. It is a one-woman show about the true story…

When the Going Gets TOUGH

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2015 is only half over and yet it has been a rather trying period for me (as was most of 2014), both personally and professionally. Although many people would actually not have a clue the extent to which my resilience…

Seeking career advice…

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We all have moments where we seek advice.  This is a good practice. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with a senior official in my organization for an hour, to seek career advice.  I was grateful for the…

Learning is your key to success!

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We learn all the time. As kids, we learn the basics in language, math and sciences.  As adults, we continue to refine our knowledge base, and add to it – learning all about the world around us, people’s behaviours, social…

I work from home. And yes…I work!

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Every woman desires freedom to make the choices she needs to balance her life.  We harness many responsibilities as mothers, sisters, friends, lovers, breadwinners, community volunteers, and caregivers.  It’s a balancing act. 

When it’s time to quit….

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 The New Year is a great time to reflect and take stock of where you are in your career.  Is your work satisfying?  Or do you feel ready for a change? Are things not working out the way you had hoped? …

Me…fake it???

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 Insecurity at work is a career killer.  That said, we all experience it at one time or another.  That moment when you start a new job…or have a big presentation to make…or realize you are in over your head with…