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The most talked about investing mistakes are made by men; trading too often, over confidence, market timing etc. The most common mistake that women make is not investing at all. Only 30% of women aged 55-64 feel prepared for retirement while 55% worry about outliving their assets (1). Even though women feel this way they […]

As I mentioned in my last blog, by empowering employees to share content, you’re not just investing in their personal brands and professional development, you’re also reaching an audience that’s much more receptive to your message. CEOs and Top Leaders • 82% of people are more likely to trust a company when their senior executives […]

Women’s Enterprise Centre has been named one of three major award winners of Discovery Foundation’s prestigious annual competition supporting technology education programs in BC. Women’s Enterprise Centre has created a mentoring program for women founders of tech ventures, called the Discovery Foundation’s EM3 (Entrepreneurial Mindset Mastery & Mentoring) Program. Through this funding, entrepreneurial mindset assessments […]

Personal branding is not just a buzz word anymore. Everyone has a personal brand either by design or by default which is created by the society and the environment we live in. If you are a female entrepreneur like I am, I suggest you take some time to create and sustain your personal brand. You […]

We invest time and effort to find a worthy mate to share life experiences with. But we do not spend nearly enough time or effort to find a worthy advisor to protect and grow our life savings. The main reason why people lack trust in an advisor is that they don’t know what to look […]

We invest time and effort to find a worthy mate to share life experiences with. But we do not spend nearly enough time or effort to find a worthy advisor to protect and grow our life savings. My first blog discussed three main places where we can go to start our investment journey. If you […]

Where Should I Go to Invest? And How Much Do I Need to Start Investing? When it comes to dating in North America, technology has led to creative apps in dating; making it easier to meet someone. But when it comes to finding someone to help us with investing there are limitations.There are three main […]

There is a lot of attention on growing business via export these days, enhanced by things like the NAFTA renegotiation discussions and the signing of new trade agreements. Hopefully, as a business owner, you are asking yourself, “How can I benefit from these opportunities?” All experts will agree that a good Export Plan should not […]

Laurel Douglas, CEO of Women’s Enterprise Centre (WEC), has been included in the new book Canada 150 Women: Conversations with Leaders, Champions, and Luminaries, which profiles 150 ground-breaking Canadian females. She is in good company, featured among such Canadian role models as Lisa LaFlamme, Kim Campbell, and Hayley Wickenheiser. She is also joined by the […]

As a startup in this digital age, you bet that there are creative solutions out there to help entrepreneurs save time, money, or headache. Here are our top 5. Vidyard Vidyard (Chrome extension) captures videos and uploads it for you. You share the link to the video/upload it directly into Gmail or Youtube. With one […]