Women in Business

How to Become a Better Business Owner by Developing Your Emotional Intelligence

September 15, 2020

Do you want to become a better business owner who inspires their staff? The secret to inspiring leadership is emotional intelligence! Emotional intelligence (EI) is the ability to manage your emotions and control how you react to other people’s emotions. As a business owner, having the ability to manage your emotions can help you resolve...

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10 Resilience Quotes From Inspirational Women for International Women’s Day 2020

March 06, 2020

Building resilience is critical for growth and change. By developing our hardiness we can move more easily through stressful and challenging situations and re-frame them as learning experiences. Nurturing this ability takes time and practice, but an easy way to get started is to find a sentence or mantra that resonates with you. Something that empowers you, motivates you and helps you reframe your mindset during difficult periods.To celebrate International Women’s Day we’re sharing our favourite...

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IT Leaders: Champion Technological Transformation with Emotional Intelligence

May 06, 2019

Natasha Music, ACC, PMP is a compassionate leader and certified executive coach with over 20 years of IT leadership experience in both public and private sector organizations. She is an EI ADVANTAGE Associate, and practices coaching from her base in Victoria, BC.“Thrive on Change: Outside – In” - these words represent the key philosophy of the DXC Technology, the organization that I work for. Change is the only constant and to succeed in the digital era, organizations will need to leverage IT...

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Lessons in Leadership from 4 Powerhouse Women in Business

March 12, 2019

It’s International Women’s Month, and we’d like to take a moment to celebrate the many milestones women have reached! Below, you will find some of our favourite leadership lessons from some of the women leading the way across the business landscape.Not only do these women lead with grit and integrity, but they strive to be authentic about the challenges of being a female leader. They demonstrate the emotional intelligence and fortitude needed to inspire and lead, and all have stories and...

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Here’s Why Emotional Intelligence is a Female Leader’s Secret Weapon

March 04, 2019

“Soft skills” like empathy and active listening haven’t traditionally been associated with individuals who are motivated to achieve professional success. In fact, many leaders and business owners who have achieved power have done so through a formula of aggression and intimidation.Unfortunately, many women feel pressured to use the same formula to see how those tactics can propel their career and are finding that not only do they struggle to rise to senior-level positions, but they struggle to...

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