Archive for the ‘Stories’ Category

10,000 ways that won’t work

Moren Leveque, a professor at the Schulich School of Business asked me to speak to her students later this week. I was expecting to talk about by experiences as an […]

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The Power of Community – How Women Use Community to Drive Positive Change

The Power of Community – How Women Use Community to Drive Positive Change

Last evening I was part of a panel of accomplished women speaking of the power of community in our lives.  Kerry Mitchell, Former CEO, InBusiness Media, Lynda Bowles, retired Deloitte […]

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Alternatives to high office rents

Shared office spaces provide a professional work environment that’s preferable to meeting clients in a home office or a coffee shop. These facilities also offer administrative services and cost much […]

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Making a Difference: KARIBU Solar Power

Making a Difference: KARIBU Solar Power

I received an email from former students Azfal Habib and Adam Camenzuli telling me about their recent venture KARIBU Solar Power, an innovative social enterprise that makes high quality solar […]

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Fighting for Survival

Fighting for Survival

In November, 2008 I launched my current venture, 401 Bay Centre. We have 45 furnished offices available for rent on a short term basis.  In addition, we provide internet, telephone, reception, […]

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Growth is Survival

Growth is Survival

In 1990 I was a cog in the wheel of a large corporation, with a big mortgage and less than $500 in the bank. Fourteen years later I was on […]

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Take the Leap, Passion Takes Care of the Rest

Take the Leap, Passion Takes Care of the Rest

My uncle Charlie was the only one that knew I existed as a kid. I was the middle child and even that I shared with a brother. There were 4 […]

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