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Scheduling “Date Nights”

When Jacqueline Elman pitched me on this topic, I honestly wasn't sure if if you ladies would go for it. But then, I thought "Hey, let's bring the cat outta the bag and (in the words of Linda Richman), talk amongst ourselves." Still in my Mike Myers, Linda Richman New York accent, …

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6 Strategies To De-Stress Your Kids

I gave a talk yesterday on work life balance. It was truly a wonderful experience. This was what I shared on social media: Thank you to the almost 100 women who came out to Ogilvy today to hear Sonia Zarbatany and myself speak on work life balance and dancing through the chaos. When we…

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Great Summer Reads for Women!

Summer is the perfect time to take a break, lay out in the sunshine and get into a great book. On last week's Global TV segment, I shared eight great summer reads. In the fall, I had included something for every woman: fiction, non-fiction, laugh-out-loud funny, witty, heartwarming, and a heart-pounding thriller. For the…

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SHE IS SOMEONE

"After the conviction of Stanford rapistalready been shortened to only four months) and the haunting letter his victim read to him in court, the social media sphere has been rife with conversations about how sexual assault is handled terribly in the U.S. This is exactly why the cast of “Girls,”…

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SHE SAID, SHE SAID: A Women’s Luncheon in Montreal

Hi Girls, I normally don't share events in advance on this blog (only afterwards once I have learning to share with you), but I wanted to get you before you missed it. For my Montreal women, I am giving a Work Life Balance Lunch and Learn with fellow entrepreneur and life coach Sonia…

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The Sum of our Parts

By Jill Rosenthal Unless you’ve been very, very lucky, chances are your life has been affected by some tragic event. A childhood friend of mine lost her mom at 13 and the emotional seismic waves of a loss so profound can still be felt, even now, 30ish years later. Another…

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5 Mobile Apps That Earn Women Extra Money While On The Go!

Last week I did a tv segment on mobile apps that actually earn you money while shopping right from your Smartphone!! Since summer can be a financially slower period for many, I thought today would be a good day to share those apps. It's incredible to me that these apps…

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Erica Diamond and #HADRY Featured In The Financial Post

There was a nice article this weekend in the Financial Post about the journey inventors go through to market their products in today's business landscape. I'll give you a hint: what business is easy? ;) Thank you National Post and Financial Post for spotlighting inventors, including myself and HADRY. Republished…

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Dancing At Every Wedding

The media icon for the woman living in the 1950's was a domesticated housewife and mother who cooked, laundered, cleaned and sewed all the while looking fashionable with a big, happy grin on her face. Fast forward to today. The media icon today in an entirely different woman. What do…

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Brother’s Day

Brother’s Day celebrates the bond between brothers – an amazing gift that should be cherished.  Happy International Brother's Day! When I gave birth to my older son, almost 13 years ago this September, someone bought me a book called Mother To Son, by Melissa and Harry Harrison. The book was life lessons on how to raise a…

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