The Best Business Leadership Books

The Best Business Leadership Books

The success of a business, no matter the size, often depends on its leadership. Being in charge of a team can certainly be daunting at times. Even some of the greatest leaders look for a roadmap and turn to the world’s best business leadership books to guide them. For women in particular, there are unfortunately fewer examples of  business leaders to look up to. Women comprise only 19.% of the board members for the country’s top 500 companies, and a mere 8.5% of the highest-paid positions in...
13 Tips for Starting and Managing a Small Business

13 Tips for Starting and Managing a Small Business

Managing a small business is not easy. Without the resources that large corporations have come to rely on to make business run smoothly (think HR departments, finance, legal, etc.), it can be difficult to learn how to start and manage a small business. Between incorporating, hiring, firing, and learning how to manage a small business budget, entrepreneurs have their hands full with just the basics of how to manage a small business effectively. Here, we’ll share all the best tips and tricks to...
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: The New Normal of Travel

Bold(h)er: The New Normal of Travel

With so many tourist destinations shuttered or deserted due to COVID-19, what does the “new normal” look like for travel? CEO and Founder of Tully Luxury Travel Mary Jean Tully gives her insights into the changes the industry’s already experienced and what’s to come, and the reason travel’s still here to stay – the undeniable spark of inspiration that comes from experiencing cultures and places outside of your own.   About the show: Brought to you by BMO for...
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