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Canada’s Most Inspiring Female Entrepreneurs

By VITA Daily

In honour of Women’s Entrepreneurship Day, today, Wednesday, November 16, we’ve rounded up eight of Canada’s most inspiring entrepreneurs, from coast to coast. —_VITA Daily_

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Leaning In, Opting Out, and Living a F@ck Yes Life

This post is based on a talk I presented for my colleagues at InkHouse, the PR agency where I work, on August 11, 2016.

In the spring, I received an email in my inbox from our CEO and co-founder inviting us to present a talk (and hone our presentation skills) with our colleagues as the audience. Please submit a topic, it said, by this date. Uninspired, I let the deadline slip by.

“Did you submit a topic?” was the question of the day. I hadn’t and that felt fine to me.

The day after submissions were due, this showed up in my early morning Twitter feed:

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How To Write Your First CV

For some, back to school is already upon us. For others, back to school is around the corner. Maybe, you’re a stay at home mother who’s been wanting to get back into the workforce, but you don’t know how to write a CV. With the kids heading back to school, maybe it’s your time to chase that dream job.

Perhaps you’ve been sitting perched on the fence with where to start. For those resting comfortably (or uncomfortably) in this situation, here is a nice visual on nailing that CV.

Happy Thursday, Rockstars!

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Erica Diamond and #HADRY Featured In The Financial Post

In the post-infomercial age, inventors grapple with getting the word out about their products

If you’re a woman with long hair who likes to swim, Erica Diamond is pretty sure you want her new product, the Hadry, a humidity-resistant hair cover that looks similar to a turban or do-rag.

The Montreal-based entrepreneur got the idea for the Hadry after seeing a young woman playing with her son in a pool while wearing a shower cap to keep her hair dry. Realizing there might be a market for a more fashionable solution, Diamond got in touch with a manufacturer and launched a business.

If you’re a woman with long hair who likes to swim, Erica Diamond is pretty sure you want her new product, the Hadry, a humidity-resistant hair cover that looks similar to a turban or do-rag. The Montreal-based entrepreneur got the idea for the Hadry after seeing a young woman playing with her son in a pool…

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12 Secrets To Success in Life and Womanhood

In case you’re a new reader, I am a Certified Women’s Life, Business and Success Coach. I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years. I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on the topic many times. Based on my research, and based upon my own personal experience as a thriving mother, wife and career woman, here are my Top 12 Secrets to Success in Life and Womanhood. There are many more, but I tried to cover the ones that had the most significance. I’d love to know yours, and I’d love you to share them below.

Farting On Live TV (And The Art of Networking)

Sometimes, you’ve gotta just roll with the punches!

You wake up ready to do a serious TV segment about networking. How to nail networking and do it effectively. How to get proper return on your investment (events can be expensive), and get your brand in front of the right captive audience. How to nail your elevator pitch.

You get the gist of it…

So you’re trying to be all serious, and then you fart on live tv.

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Want To Follow Your Dreams? F*CK IT!

Following your dreams is not for the faint of heart. The truth is a lot of stuff will go right and a lot of stuff will go wrong. At the end of the day, to persevere you have to be able to say, “I’m going for it. I’m taking my leap. F*CK IT.”

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Five Signs You Are Getting Burnt Out At Work

It is better to prevent burnout at work than to treat it after it happens. Once someone enters this dull routine from which one only craves to escape, it requires serious involvement and sometimes psychological treatment.

But is there a way to prevent burnout without experiencing and treating it? The answer is yes!

What you need to do is to pay attention to the following signs that put you in the risk group to burn out at work:

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