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Day 7: THE POWER OF CONSTELLATIONS | Fall 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 7 Theme: THE POWER OF CONSTELLATIONS: Harnessing Our Collective Potential Question for today: HOW do we best harness the collective potential of our constellation? Today’s Action Statement:  Constellation: A group or configuration of ideas, feelings, characteristics, objects, etc., that are related in some way; Any brilliant, outstanding group or assemblage. Watch my video below…

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Day 6: REALIZING RECIPROCITY | Fall 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 6 Theme: REALIZE RECIPROCITY for Exponential Impact Question for today: Imagine the exponential potential of up-leveled reciprocity if we could shift our experience of it to fully realize its leveraging capacity for impact. Today’s Action Statement: We are stronger, together! “Reciprocity is a deep instinct; it is the basic currency of social life.” ~…

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Day 5: ACTIVATE STRENGTH | Fall 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 5 Theme: ACTIVATE STRENGTH | Resistance & Resilience Question for today: If we rethink our relationship with chaos, how might we lead our lives differently – more boldly and bravely? Today’s Action Statement: Embrace the chaos! “Strong people alone know how to organize their suffering so as to bear only the most necessary pain.”…

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Day 4: INTER-CONNECTEDNESS | Fall 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 4 Theme:  INTER-CONNECTEDNESS |  We Are One Question for today:  Can you recall the last time something happened that reminded you that life is not linear, and we are not separate? Today’s Action Statement: Synergies + Synchronicities! “We walk together, we move together, we think together, we resolve together, and together we take this…

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Day 3: CRUSH IT! | Fall 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 3 Theme:  CRUSH IT! | Personal Responsibility Question for today: What if every person in the world held a true sense of personal accountability? Today’s Action Statement:  Own it! “The moment you take responsibility for everything in your life is the moment you can change anything in your life.” Hal Elrod Watch my video below…

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Day 2: COHESIVE CONNECTION | Fall 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 2 Theme:  COHESIVE CONNECTION | Ask to Access Question for today: Your strongest connection at this time, with whom and what does it provide direct access to? Today’s Action Statement: Tune-in to Transform! “Doing is never enough if you neglect being.” ~ Eckhart Tolle Watch my video below for my thoughts on tuning in…

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Day 1: EXPECT MAGIC | Fall 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 1 Theme:  EXPECT MAGIC |  Articulate Possibility Question for today: What is the conversation you are ready for today and with whom? Today’s Action Statement:  Speak it to lead it! “Not every conversation will change the trajectory of your world or the world around you, but any conversation holds that possibility.” Watch my video…

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Amanda Carter, Female Restaurateur | Bar Willow

Guest editorial by Linda Allen-Hardisty, AMPLIFIED by PowHERhouse Amanda Carter, female restaurateur and sommelier, is the PowHERhouse behind Regina’s recently re-branded Bar Willow restaurant. “Service and family,” says Amanda when asked who Bar Willow is in the community and how they want to be known by the community. “15 years ago, we knew we could…

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Health and Wellness

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy My commitment to fitness. When I was a kid, I didn’t think of my self as particularly athletic. I tried softball, but wasn’t really that good. I swam and enjoyed that. I ran a little track, but was never considered athletic. Come to think about it, I was one of…

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P3A PowHERhouses | Making Spaces Better

The space we inhabit, the environment in which we live, work and play brings our energy and focus to the present, capitalizing on moments of inspiration, engagement and interaction, enjoying them to their fullest. P3A is a talented, diverse and experienced group of dedicated professionals, and PowHERhouse is pleased to introduce you to a few…

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VULNERABILITY | Mine and the River’s

Leadership Insights by Shannon Waters Daily life eventually requires us all to rest and heal. I am fortunate.   The winding down of summer signifies change. In my home territory of Cowichan, this includes shorter daylight hours, leaves turning color, and school preparations for many families. This year’s transition was accompanied by a pain in…

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Reaping Rewards

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy Life doesn’t always turn out as you think it could have or should have.  Failure and challenges are inevitable, and knowing how to pick yourself up, love yourself and make choices that take you to a new place is important to leading a fulfilling life even in the face of adversity.  One person’s mountain…

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Pam Klein and Miriam Johnson | Above the Fold

Pam Klein and Miriam Johnson | Above the Fold

Local leaders, Pam Klein and Miriam Johnson, recently met with Barb McGrath of Above the Fold for a conversation about leadership and our upcoming Western Canada Leadership Accelerator, September 25-27, 2019. These two amazing PowHERhouses, Pam and Miriam, will co-deliver a morning keynote on our Key Conference Day, Thursday, September 26th. Details here. Ready to…

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WB2S Leadership Accelerator 2019 | PowHERhouse Welcomes P3Architecture Partnership

PowHERhouse is pleased to welcome back P3Architecture Partnership (P3A) as a Western Canada Leadership Accelerator Partner! P3Architecture Partnership (P3A) is an architectural firm with deep roots in Saskatchewan. Since their beginning 65 years ago P3A has been committed to innovative, sustainable design that makes a meaningful difference to people, communities and the environment. The firm…

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Local PowHERhouses Discuss September Accelerator for Leaders and What’s Needed Next

September’s Leadership Accelerator in Regina promises – a deep-dive experience – deep meaning, deep learning, deep connection – with an intriguing and fast-moving itinerary that goes well beyond the ‘typical’ conference experience to tap into what might be possible as we fully activate, accelerate and amplify Canadian leaders! The Western Canada Leadership Accelerator expects to welcome…

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PowHERhouse Profile | Rikia Saddy

Rikia Saddy is a published author, respected pundit, and gifted public speaker.   “People from every country in the world have built Canada. That’s why Canada is always changing. For centuries it has left us without a clear identity. We wanted to be like countries with a single language, food, and culture. Now, in the age…

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Intuition

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy Reflecting on my learning journey. Leading a new organization with lofty goals can be daunting: Inspiring a bold vision, recruiting and engaging a new team, exploring how to implement smart technology and processes, figuring out how to position our market value, and building customer relationships all simultaneously. Each one of these…

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Day 7: LIFT-OFF! | Spring 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 7 Theme:  LIFT-OFF! Question for today: What do you need to let go of in order to lift-off? Today’s Action Statement: Today I will contemplate what I no longer need, what is no longer serving me, what is potentially holding me down. I will evaluate what is weighing me down – with my head…

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Day 6: POWER-PACK! | Spring 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 6 Theme:  POWER-PACK! Charge-UP! Question for today: What if you paid as much attention to your life-force battery as you do your phone’s charge? How many bars do you have left at the end of a day? How are you plugging in to charge-up your energy, vibrancy, vitality and magnetism? Charge-UP! Today’s Action Statement:…

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Day 5: JET FUEL! | Spring 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 5 Theme:  JET FUEL! Question for today: What if there was something you could put ‘in your tank’ like jet fuel that literally propels you upward – faster – with less effort? How far would you go? PS: There is. Today’s Action Statement: When I stand on the shoulders of others, I see the…

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Day 4: ENERGY | Spring 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 4 Theme:  ENERGY Question for today: What if you were to ACT from a place of complete and intentional integration every day? Try it! Today’s Action Statement: Today I will pull my energy in and up to take flight, believing and ACTING from a place where everything I need to LIFT is immediately accessible…

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Day 3: POWER-UP! | Spring 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 3 Theme:  POWER-UP! Question(s) for today: If you were to consider your powerful preparation or strategic set-up for your next big play, the ONE key ingredient most needed for your next EPIC advancement, what would that routine, ritual, strategic step or practice look like?   Today’s Action Statement: Today I will drop down and…

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Day 2: CONNECTION | Spring 2019 PowHERcircle Challenge

Day 2 Theme:  Purposeful connection spirals us upwards. Question for today: If you were to clearly and concisely express your ‘upward-spiral’ intention to the Circle, what would it be? Today’s Action Statement: I LIFT with ease. With a clear, spoken intention supported by a Circle of powerful leaders, my goals become effortless, a natural occurrence,…

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MEN WHO MOBILIZE | RORY HOLLAND

MEN WHO MOBILIZE | RORY HOLLAND Meet Rory.   Rory is a Founder of changeagents.com, and co-Convener of Examined Life. Both are designed to assist in fostering authentic growth and create opportunities for conversations of meaning.      “Start close in, don’t take the second step or the third, start with the first thing close…

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REGINA LEADERSHIP ACCELERATOR | Context + Communications Brief

WESTERN CANADA LEADERSHIP ACCELERATOR Brief In approximately 150 days, PowHERhouse will host the Western Canada Leadership Accelerator in Regina, September 25-27, 2019. Like any other purpose-driven project, initiative or campaign we undertake, we first must answer the question:  For what purpose? The answer to that question is in our communications brief below which provides context…

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CELEBRATE LEADERS TO AMPLIFY IMPACT | LINDA ALLEN-HARDISTY

CELEBRATE LEADERS TO AMPLIFY IMPACT | LINDA ALLEN-HARDISTY Linda Allen-Hardisty Chair, The Executive Committee (TEC) Canada, and previously was Interim CEO, Horizon West Infrastructure Fund Inc. Linda Allen-Hardisty is an optimistic senior leader who integrates people and perspectives to create progressive relationships that responsibly provide regrowth and optimism for future generations.   “Tell me, what…

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Women Built2Scale Leadership Accelerator | Keynote Speaker Announcement: Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow

Women Built2Scale Leadership Accelerator | Keynote Speaker Announcement: Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow Meet Mark. We are pleased to announce that Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow, Indigenous Social Impact Entrepreneur and Founder of Birch Bark Coffee, will be attending and speaking at our Western Canada Leadership Accelerator in Regina, September 25-27, 2019. Mark is Ojibwe and a band members of the Whitefish…

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Women Built2Scale Leadership Accelerator | Keynote Speaker Announcement: Tom Watson

Women Built2Scale Leadership Accelerator | Keynote Speaker Announcement: Tom Watson Meet Tom. We are pleased to announce that Tom Watson, successful business leader, dynamic international speaker, best-selling author, and consultant, will be attending and speaking at our Western Canada Leadership Accelerator in Regina, September 25-27, 2019. Tom Watson has dedicated his life to inspiring people to have…

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Balance for Better

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy Where are we at in Canada and globally with our goal of forging a more gender-balanced world? As the CEO of a national organization, community leader and mother, there is a deep sense of responsibility to do my part. What exactly does that look like? How does it show up,…

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FLOW for Engaged Workplaces and Fulfilled Teams

Leadership Insights by Kathryn Pollack A highly challenging task combined with a high level of skill is more likely to result in a state of flow. That being said, to be in flow, we need to believe that what we are trying to achieve is doable, or else we risk moving into a state of…

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Board PowHER Panelists Announced, a bold approach to Women on Boards and what is needed next

PowHERhouse partners with Dentons on a bold, action-focused, purpose-driven approach targeted to move the conversation of Women on Boards forward with tangible outcomes.   PANELISTS ANNOUNCED | BOARD POWHER BREAKFAST & PANEL EDMONTON:  On April 10, 2019 Edmonton leaders, business and community champions, innovators, entrepreneurs and gender equity advocates with gather at the Royal Mayfair Golf Club for…

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The Competitive Advantage of Social Good

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy I recently had the opportunity to sit on a panel to discuss the use of our competitive advantage for the primarily purpose of social good. Think about it: How would you deep-dive into a conversation that explores maximizing your competitive advantage for the primary purpose of social good? I shared…

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National Media Report Announced: Accountable Action to Mobilize Women Leaders

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     National Media Report Announced:   Accountable Action to Mobilize Women Leaders February 4, 2019 VANCOUVER – PowHERhouse Women’s Leadership Accelerator is pleased to announce an upcoming investigative media report that aims to describe the measurable action Canadian companies are taking to move women forward into key leadership roles within their organizations…

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Creating the Space To Be Great!

Greatness isn’t something you cram between lunch and dinner – or is it? Who really has time to be great anyway?  None of us do. We make time. If you are reading this article, you are a leader who cares. You yearn for greatness for yourself, your family, and your team. You are destined for it.…

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Saskatoon PowHERlunch | Speaker Announcement: Christine Hrudka

Passionate Pharmacist, Entrepreneur and Chair of the Canadian Pharmacist Association, Christine Hrudka, will be attending and speaking at our upcoming Saskatoon PowHERlunch on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Christine leads a movement committed to women leaders in pharmacy.  This includes increasing both the numbers of women on boards as well as successful women in ownership. Christine believes…

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Women Built2Scale Leadership Accelerator | Keynote Speaker Announcement: Miriam Johnson

Women Built2Scale Leadership Accelerator | Keynote Speaker Announcement: Miriam Johnson Meet Miriam. We are pleased to announce that Miriam Johnson, the Director of Marketing for the Saskatchewan Roughriders Football Club, will be attending and speaking at our Western Canada Leadership Accelerator in Regina, September 25-27, 2019. As the Director of Marketing for the Saskatchewan Roughriders,…

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Saskatoon PowHERlunch | Speaker Announcement: Véronique Loewen, Orano Canada

Manager of Communications for Orano Canada, Véronique Loewen, will be attending and speaking at our upcoming Saskatoon PowHERlunch on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Véronique is a former mentor in The Betty-Ann Heggie Womentorship Program at Edwards School of Business and a current mentor in the Women in Mining and Women in Nuclear of Saskatchewan’s Mine Your Potential Mentorship Program…

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Saskatoon PowHERlunch | Speaker Announcement: Kari Harvey, Innovation Saskatchewan

Chief Operating Officer (COO) of Innovation Saskatchewan, Kari Harvey, will be attending and speaking at our upcoming Saskatoon PowHERlunch on Wednesday, February 6, 2019. Kari Harvey is COO of Innovation Saskatchewan where her responsibilities include working with community partners to nurture an environment that supports the success of start-up tech companies in the province, and with the…

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Taking Risks

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy If someone offered you an amazing new job today, would you take it if you didn’t know how to do it? I asked this question to someone recently, and she said, “If I had the full experience necessary, I would.” This answer is unfortunate.  It’s one that women fall into…

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Harnessing the Power of Our People

Leadership Insights by Jay-Ann Gilfoy If you read about organizational transformation in today’s literature, it typically focuses on adopting new processes like agile, introducing new digital technologies, or completing mergers and acquisitions to accelerate momentum. In my experience, organizational transformation can never be ultimately successful without consideration and attention to securing in place the right…

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Saskatoon PowHERlunch Event Partner Announcement | Edwards Executive Education

PowHERhouse hosts our inaugural PowHERlunch in Saskatoon on Wednesday, February 6, 2019.  We proud to announce our partnership with the Edwards Executive Education, University of Saskatchewan to help make this happen.  View event details here. “Edwards Executive Education has a reputation for building leadership capacity in the province of Saskatchewan,” said Ashley Drozda, Manager, Edwards Executive…

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Regina Accelerator Event Partner Announcement | Hill-Levene Schools of Business, University of Regina

PowHERhouse is proud to announce our partnership with the Hill-Levene Schools of Business, University of Regina “Women entrepreneurs make important economic contributions in Saskatchewan and across the country.  At Hill & Levene, we want women students to see entrepreneurship as a viable and intriguing career path, that’s why we partner with PowerHerhouse.  We are engaging with…

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Celebrating Louise Crawley and AAROM

Meet Louise.  Healing Body Worker and Shining Light. Louise Crawley is a Wellness Consultant and Body Worker specializing in Traditional Thai Massage, Craniosacral Body Therapy, Meridian Massage, Acupressure, Reiki and Visualization work. Louise is also the founder and owner of Aarom where she welcomes clients and guests to explore the power of food to heal. She is…

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PowHERlunch Calgary | Karen Pearce, McCANN West

PowHERlunch Guest Speaker: Karen Pearce, President of McCANN West PowHERhouse is thrilled to welcome Karen to our September 19th PowHERlunch at charbar.  Register here. A Calgary native, Karen currently oversees business operations for all Western Canada at McCann Worldgroup Canada, including leadership of both the Vancouver and Calgary offices. She brings deep local market relationships…

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Regina Accelerator Series | Meet Brandi Good

PowHERhouse is pleased to partner with Brandi Good of BLG Business Solutions for our upcoming Regina Accelerator Series, September 26-28, 2018. Brandi has come on board as our Digital Media & Communications Sponsor and will work closely with our core team as the local expert in technology & systems to ensure our Regina impact is…

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PowHERlunch Regina, September 26 | Talk of the Town’s Lisa Peters to Host and MC

PowHERhouse is excited to announce special guest, host and MC for the September 26 PowHerlunch in Regina, Access 7 TV’s Lisa Peters. Lisa Peters is a Canadian television personality who has a long-standing career built on hard work, determination and delivered excellence.  Best known for her event management company, Eye Inspire Events, Lisa has over 25+ years…

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