Business Growth: Embracing Risk

The common goal of any business is, amongst other things, to scale and grow, but it’s important to understand that a key propeller of growth is managing risk. Survival often lies in managing and embracing it at every stage.

Entrepreneurial Highlight: 3 Indian Business Women We Look Up To

If you are a Canadian entrepreneur looking to gain perspective on how women start their companies and grow on the other side of the world – you will find this article resourceful.

2021: Conducting Business in India as A Woman

Sometimes, the country you are trying to penetrate adds more layers than you are prepared to peel. There are many additional considerations that come with establishing yourself as a woman business leader in a new market

Supporting Your Business Growth: 3 Considerations for Expanding Your Team

The people that make up your business are your most valuable resource. In order to ensure your startup continues to thrive, it’s important to always assess whether your team is ready to expand or not.

Top Women in Business: 2021 Canadian Tech Leaders

As the number of women entrepreneurs grows each year, there are always new and upcoming business leaders we can learn from for our entrepreneurial endeavours to inspire and shape our startup journey. Despite 2020 being a rocky year, there are many women tech leaders emerging from the storm in 2021. Many are leading the way […]

Overcoming 3 Challenges that Impact Your Business’s Chance for Survival

Despite the current state of the world, it’s important to continue being resilient and striving for success. Preparing for the unexpected and building resiliency will not only facilitate your startup’s survival now but will also ensure longevity moving forward.

2020: The Need for Embracing Feminine Qualities in Leadership

One certain thing to come from this year is the need to re-evaluate the perceived makeup of a great leader. Traditionally, we’ve both sought and praised those that exhibit traits like overconfidence, assertiveness, and are authoritative.

Leading Virtual Teams: Motivating Different Personalities

Now that we have moved to a virtual world, virtual interactions are as prevalent as in-office engagement. This leaves businesses to find new and creative ways to connect and engage with their employees to keep everyone motivated.

Imposter Syndrome: The Impact on Women Leaders

Does this sound familiar? Feeling unqualified for the position you currently hold, skeptical of your worth, and questioning if your education and experience are enough. This causing you added anxiety and stress, negatively impacting your confidence, and a nagging need to ‘do more.’ If this rings a bell, you may be experiencing imposter syndrome. Although common in nature, there are aspects of imposter syndrome that disproportionately affect women. This can have a lasting impact on their careers, mental health, and confidence in overcoming challenges in the workplace.

Defining Success with Iliana Oris Valiente During COVID-19

Iliana works with fortune 500 clients across many industries helping them shape their innovation agenda through her role at Accenture. Iliana is also strongly connected and involved across the business, tech, and non-profit communities. She is a contributor to the Don Tapscott led Blockchain Research Institute, is an Associate at the Creative Destruction Lab incubator at the University of Toronto where she provides mentorship time to start-ups, and sits on the Emerging Leaders Advisory Council for CPA Ontario.