Leadership and Race: Are Leadership Skills Affected By Our Identity?

Can we teach leadership skills without considering race and ethnicity? For a long time, I thought leadership was a skill that everyone could learn. But when I wanted to cite an example of a well-known female Asian business leader as an example for this article, I couldn’t think of a single name. I realized IContinue reading “Leadership and Race: Are Leadership Skills Affected By Our Identity?”

Why Women Should be Entrepreneurs

Both women and men can be successful entrepreneurs but in times of severe economic disruption, women should turn to entrepreneurship for many reasons. It offers them control their career, schedule and workload. It keeps women independent of trends in the job market and breaks traditional barriers. Most importantly, entrepreneurship is a strong career alternative toContinue reading “Why Women Should be Entrepreneurs”

How to Create Strong Company Culture for Remote Teams

When you hear “teamwork” with your coworkers, what comes to mind? Most likely working in-person in an office with other people. These days, however, teamwork has taken on a new meaning for global companies that have employees and contractors located in multiple time zones. When your remote team is spread out across countries, how doContinue reading “How to Create Strong Company Culture for Remote Teams”

Should Your Mentor Be Older Or Younger?

So you’re looking for a mentor but you still have questions about the mentor you need: Does your mentor need to be twice or three times more successful than you? Or could your mentor be just successful enough to show you the ropes, yet new enough to remember the hardships and the bumpy experiences? AndContinue reading “Should Your Mentor Be Older Or Younger?”

How To Network During a Pandemic – and Get Results

When the pandemic finally arrived in Vancouver in March, businesses started to close, work meetings moved to Zoom, and I was cut off from friends and family. COVID-19 became a sci fi movie roaming the streets of my real life. As an entrepreneur who relied on making connections to get business, I wondered, “How IContinue reading “How To Network During a Pandemic – and Get Results”