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July 29, 2020- The Board of Women’s Enterprise Centre has announced Jill Earthy as the incoming CEO. Jill is an experienced mission driven leader with deep knowledge of the entrepreneurial ecosystem and has been supporting women entrepreneurs throughout her career. Most recently, Jill has been accelerating the advancement of female leaders and entrepreneurs through her […]

WEC 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL This spotlight is part of a series in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Women’s Enterprise Centre! Our impact would not be possible without our volunteers, partners and clients so we’re sharing the stories of some of the women who have played a part in our success. Sign up for our […]

Cathy Kuzel, The Connected Woman

WEC 25TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL This spotlight is part of a new series in celebration of the 25th anniversary of Women’s Enterprise Centre! Our impact would not be possible without our volunteers, partners and clients so we’re sharing the stories of some of the women who have played a part in our success. Sign up for […]

Shop Local Initiatives in BC

Many communities are banding together to support small businesses and each other by creating shop local campaigns and resources! Women’s Enterprise Centre has gathered a list of local initiatives in different regions of BC that can help you get the word out if your business is open, and can also make it easy for you […]

5 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

People often think of introverts as reserved and quiet, socially awkward, solitary and soft-spoken. This perception would further suggest that introverts lack the confidence and social skills that great leaders, pioneers, and change makers possess. You may be surprised to learn that 40% of leaders and executives identify themselves as introverts. Their success proves that […]

Blog post - The Future of Work

As many as 85% of future jobs don’t exist today. Wait, what? Yes, 85% of jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t been invented yet, according to a report commissioned by Dell. As someone with young boys, how on earth am I supposed to prepare them for future work then? How do I prepare them […]

I found some statistics online about the success rate of goal setting and accountability systems. The actual quote from Kansas Association of Colleges and Employers is: “The probability of completing a goal if: You have an idea or a goal: 10% You consciously decide you will do it: 25% You decide when you will do it: 40% […]

Creativity. Fun. Laughter. All are easy to lose in the day-to-day busy-ness of our lives, particularly when we are entrepreneurs juggling our business and family obligations. Rarely do we take time to slow down, breathe, and take a moment to explore something a little different; something that might make us smile, giggle, or actually snort. […]

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about how TRUST is built. It’s the cornerstone of every relationship we have – and yet there isn’t a magic bullet that creates it or sustains it. And trust is hard to earn and easy to lose. Brene Brown, author of Daring Greatly, explains that when trust is built […]

Peer Mentoring Group for Women - Takeaways Blog

As an entrepreneur, you’re used to moving forward with little guidance or team support. However, sometimes you need feedback or reassurance that you’re on the right path. A peer mentoring group is an excellent way to work through a new idea or help you choose which direction to take your business. I recently attended a […]

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