Bold(h)er: Beauty and Reconciliation

Bold(h)er: Beauty and Reconciliation

Cheekbone Beauty has its roots in a dream founder and CEO Jenn Harper had of little girls in lipgloss. In this episode, Jenn chats with Lisa about how she turned that dream into a successful, Indigenous-owned cosmetics company that gives back to its community, the environment, and strives for powerful representation in a traditionally closed-off industry. Jenn’s story shows that we can learn Indigenous narratives as part of Truth and Reconciliation, and we can do the work to grow...
Managing Your Business Finances through COVID-19

Managing Your Business Finances through COVID-19

  This webinar focuses on cash management strategies to help women business owners during this crisis and through to the other side. Subject matter experts from BMO, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), Export Development Canada (EDC) and GroYourBiz walk through the government relief programs and cash management strategies to keep your business intact. Please Note: This was recorded May 19, 2020  
Bold(h)er: How a Pandemic Changes Employee Engagement (And What Stays the Same)

Bold(h)er: How a Pandemic Changes Employee Engagement (And What Stays the Same)

Employers and employees alike have a unique opportunity in the COVID era: to take stock of what they’re doing and decide if it’s right for them. This episode of a special Bold(h)er series on women leading innovation in the face of the coronavirus features recruitment expert and  founder of The Leadership Agency Jamie Hoobanoff. She tells Lisa about the unique challenges and opportunities to hiring and finding work during a pandemic, the disruptive decisions employers can make during these...
Bold(h)er: Best Practices for Resilience and Well-Being

Bold(h)er: Best Practices for Resilience and Well-Being

As the COVID-19 pandemic and its related professional, social, and economic effects continue, it’s of paramount importance to check in, and give yourself the tools to emotionally weather the storm. Lisa does just that with BMO’s Chief Inclusion Officer Paulette Jagers and Senior Manager Joyce Lum, sharing their tips for building and maintaining personal resilience in this instalment of a special Bold(h)er series on leadership during the coronavirus. Together, they practice breathing...
Bold(h)er: Leading with Humanity

Bold(h)er: Leading with Humanity

When COVID-19 measures hit in the middle of March 2020, businesses had to make decisions in days, or even hours, that they would normally make in months or years. Continuing in a special Bold(h)er series on women innovating in the wake of the pandemic, Lisa is joined by Group Head of BMO Wealth Management Joanna Rotenberg to discuss what true leadership looks like when the world’s turned upside down. In their discussion, they share what it means to serve others in a crisis, unique struggles...