The ROI OF LOL: Make Them Like You More!
How do we get someone to "really like" us enough to do business with us without bribing them? The answer: make 'em laugh out loud (LOL).
Workforce Diversity: Meeting the Challenges Head On
Today's businesses are growing and experiencing rapid change due to many factors such as technology and globalization. Diversity is an important part of this change.
It's often too easy to waste time obsessing over the drama and minutia of things that don't really have anything to do with what we really want to accomplish.
Lost In Translation - Working With Global Teams
As business leaders strive to leverage technology and communication platforms to conduct business globally, working in global teams is becoming increasingly prevalent.
Nine Levels of Health For Women Professionals and Executives
As another new year is approaching, it is a perfect time to do an overall health & success checkup on yourself. The Nine Levels of Health is a simple system that can help you to keep track of all the significant aspects of life. Because of the busy lifestyle of most women professionals and leaders, we seldom get a chance to sit down and reflect on our life as a whole. And yet the whole is what truly matters, because thatís the bottom line, the sum total. In these fast changing times, it is easy to forget that life (and work) is like a big garden with many plants and flowers, which, if neglected, will perish. Once the damage has occurred, the repairing process is going to be much more costly than preventive measures.
Making Peace With Your Own Heart
February 4th was Go Red Day again. Even with all the campaigns and publicity in the media, many of us are just too busy multitasking to pay attention to our heart. According to statistics, about half of the female population in this country is still unaware that cardiovascular disease is the No. 1 killer of women. Many women who experience their first heart attack also die from it. In other words, this killer can creep up on you without a warning (or with a warning you don't normally recognize). It is likely you will be caught off guard.
Inspire and Be Inspired: 20 Mentor / Mentee Activities
As I mentioned in a previous article, I mentor a young man with his goals of building skills and expertise in finance, presentations and strategy.
Oracle Implementation Leadership: When Operational Obstacles Block Strategic Work
Becoming a leader means an increasing focus on strategic v. operational tasks, and this is certainly true as an executive leading an Oracle implementation.
WITI Social Circle
Your social media connections are an extension of your Social Circle; groups of online and/or offline socially interconnected people who usually connect around a shared goal.
Powering Technology Through Education: AT&T to Award Two Scholarships at WITI Summit
Today more than ever, technology companies are accelerating the pace of innovation - and keeping pace means embracing collaboration, new business opportunities and most importantly continued education.
WITI Personal Growth
Women in Technology: Geek is the New Chic
Recently, I attended an '80s party and was reminded of the music and the fashion of that time. I was reminded of the revolution that was occurring in garages and universities across the country back then. The Internet was being born, right along with many of the technologies that we take for granted today.
Designing your Life & Leveraging the Power of WITI
Ask yourself this question: What do I want my life look like when I turn 80 and look back at the choices I have made. Are decisions I am making today supporting the outcome I want to happen?
Chick Techtechtive Episode 1
"It was 2 in the morning and quiet." I thought to myself. Again picturing the opening scene for the book I will never write about the technology crimes I have seen. I have a tendency to do that at 2 in the morning.
Congratulations to the Entire Curiosity Team On a Awesome Landing!
WITI congratulates and thank all the men and women of NASA who made this remarkable accomplishment a reality.
Employee User's Guide: How to Benefit from Equity in Your Company - Part 1. The Basics
Long-term incentive plans (also known as equity compensation) are a part of the benefits package used by some companies to attract, reward and retain their employees.
Manage your Money for a Career Change
As a woman, chances are you will go through many life stages. Some stages will require you to completely change your financial plan while others will require just small adjustments to the strategy.
WITI's Influential Women Series - Sussannah Kelly
Sussannah Kelly serves as Executive Vice President in DHR's Toronto office. Prior to joining DHR International, Ms. Kelly was Managing Director at Boyden global executive search and a co-owner of the Toronto, Central and Eastern Canada practice.
WITI's Influential Women Series - Brenda Rideout
Brenda Rideout is the Chief Marketing, Service/Sales, and Innovation Officer at ING DIRECT Canada. In this role, Brenda is responsible for the creation and delivery of the strategic, tactical, and operational plans for marketing, service and sales, and innovation.