Bold & Black: Cheryl Sutherland

Bold & Black: Cheryl Sutherland

Name: Cheryl Sutherland Business: PleaseNotes Goods Industry Personal Growth/ Retail   Tanya: Question numero uno, what was your path to entrepreneurship? Cheryl: My path to entrepreneurship pretty much started when I moved to California because I wanted to follow a dream. And while I was there, I had the opportunity to work for two different female entrepreneurs. And I saw the difference in how they conducted themselves, and how it reflected in the clients they attracted. When I decided...
How to Grow Your Business

How to Grow Your Business

Scaling a business is no easy feat. But with the right mindset, management and method, it’s something all entrepreneurs can accomplish. While there is no one-size-fits-all solution for growing a business, there are things that any business owner can do to help their unique company flourish. For starters, growing a business will require you to wear many different hats — from sales and marketing, to customer service and corporate compliance, a small business owner looking to scale a company has...
10 Meaningful Sustainable Business Practices

10 Meaningful Sustainable Business Practices

What does it mean to be a sustainable business? And how can you easily adopt sustainable business practices into your day-to-day operations? Read on for 10 meaningful ways you can adopt environmentally friendly and sustainable practices for your business. It’s easy to get caught up in the buzzwords of sustainability. Whether you’re wondering how to build a more sustainable business or how to start a sustainable business, you need to fully understand why they’re important. It goes well beyond...
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...
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: Diversity, Inclusion & Equality

Bold(h)er: Diversity, Inclusion & Equality

Sometimes the non-traditional path can get you where you need to go in life. That was the case for Shavonne Hasfal-McIntosh. Early on, Shavonne challenged family expectations and dropped out of university and college only to go back later in life to complete her HR certificate. Now, as Shopify’s Diversity & Belonging Team Lead, she’s challenging conventions at work and striving to make colleagues feel included, valued, and heard. Shavonne’s story shows how she maneuvered through life’s ups...