Project ME: Six Simple Steps that Could Have a Big Impact on Your Career

When it comes to advancing your career, there are so many possible steps to take it can be paralyzing. Karen Jackson-Cox, Executive Director of the Business Career Centre at Smith School of Business, advises 6 steps to help you look inward and reflect before making any bold moves.  By Hailey Eisen You’ve reached the mid-career […]

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December 8, 2016

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Put your hand up, take a leap: career advice from Suzanne Morel, Chief of Staff to the CEO, Mastercard

From Parliament Hill to New York City, Suzanne Morel has a multifaceted career that has made her an advocate for women putting their hands up, jumping at every learning opportunity, and never underestimating the power of a good team. By Hailey Eisen Suzanne Morel’s career has taken her on a unique journey from her very first job […]

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December 1, 2016

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10 Lessons I Learned After Losing $250,000 in a Failed Startup

“This experience is probably at least as valuable as an MBA from an Ivy league university.” That’s what my dad said after I folded my first startup and totalled my debt: $250,000. Back then, those words brought little consolation. Only in retrospect did I recognize their truth. That humiliating failure taught me so many lessons–lessons […]

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February 10, 2016

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8 Momentous Steps You Can Take to Thrive as a Leader

How can I gain the confidence to be an effective leader? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Ellan Vrana, author of EllenVrana.com, on Quora: Don’t expect to be Jack Welch or Steve Jobs immediately. Give yourself time. Try to be […]

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January 26, 2016

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