I first heard about SoulCycle at an Entrepreneur’s Conference a couple of years ago. By that point SoulCycle was a recognized name, at least in the United States, and it garnered a cult following. But what’s so special about this spinning studio? I wanted to find out. The first Canadian location opened in Toronto on March 2017. This was my chance and here’s what I uncovered.
Last night I attended a fireside chat featuring Michelle Slater, an award-winning Marketer and currently the Head of Business Marketing at Twitter Canada. Michelle works closely with Fortune 100 companies to integrate Twitter into their marketing plans. She gave us an inside look into the organization and spoke about her role at the company, big data, challenges in the industry and Twitter’s future.
“Organizations that destroy the status quo win. Whatever the status quo is, changing it gives you the opportunity to be remarkable.” – Seth Godin In January, I attended a startup conference called ResolveTO. Head of Open Innovation at General Motors, Ted Graham was one of the speakers where he introduced some key points from his newly released book, The Uber of Everything. Uber was started in 2008 by Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp as an easier way to commute by […]
The road to achieving our resolutions is not glamorous or thrilling. Instead, it’s sometimes dull, frustrating and tiring. And this is the point – about 1-2 months in – where most of us give up. It’s not fun anymore. It’s tough. It’s uncomfortable.
“You get what you are, not what you want.” – Les Brown I originally wrote this as a 2017 wishlist, but wishes are nice to haves. My goals are not nice to haves they are NEED to haves. Instead, I decided to write out a list of my guiding principles which will help me focus on what is important.
“Change is inevitable. Growth is optional.” – John Maxwell Change is constant and as John Maxwell wrote, inevitable. However, the speed at which change has occurred in the past decade has surprised many legacy organizations and has made it extremely challenging for them to grow. As Jordan Banks, Managing Director of Facebook Canada put it, “fundamentally, everything is changing – industries, technologies, pop culture – everything.” So how do organizations ensure that they not only survive digital disruption, they thrive?
Nowadays, everyone wants to “hack success”. There are plenty of webinars and articles about how to become successful in a few short months.
Sorry to break it to you but there are no surefire ways to success. Instead, what I can offer are actionable steps you can take to build a characteristic that is a determining factor of success.
CrossFit and life is tedious, repetitive, frustrating and painful but along the way you come out a whole lot stronger. Read about my CrossFit Journey and how it played an instrumental role this year to overcome challenges.
The future in Canada looks bright for female entrepreneurs. Don’t believe me? Women are stepping out and taking the chance to run their own business, which is a good thing for them but also for the rest of the country. Learn why it’s good and how you can take the plunge to entrepreneurship.
Whether you like it or not doesn’t really matter. Instagram’s new logo symbolizes its increasing departure from being considered a photo-sharing app to “building a global community of storytellers”. Simply put, their new logo is a positioning strategy.
What does an independent woman in 2015 look like? The amazing thing is there is no prototype. Being a strong, independent woman is a state of mind, not a state of being. She looks and acts any way she wants. Here are 5 characteristics of a strong, independent woman.