<p><a class=”asset-img-link” href=”http://www.brandsundae.com/.a/6a0134803bf6ab970c01a511ec89a8970c-pi” style=”float: left;”><img alt=”Canva-Logo” class=”asset asset-image at-xid-6a0134803bf6ab970c01a511ec89a8970c img-responsive” src=”http://www.brandsundae.com/.a/6a0134803bf6ab970c01a511ec89a8970c-120wi” style=”margin: 0px 5px 5px 0px;” title=”Canva-Logo” /></a><br />I first came across Melanie and her start-up <a href=”https://www.canva.com/” target=”_self”>Canva</a>, while I was flying and reading the latest <a href=”http://www.fastcompany-digital.com/fastcompany/201407?pg=56#pg56″ target=”_self”>Fast Company</a>. It sounded like an inspiring story – female founder of tech design company becomes … Continue reading the 7 year truth behind the overnight success story
<p>I was catching up with a friend last night and the topic of last names came up. Like many others my friend said, "so you decided to hyphenate your last name?". And I said the usual, "Well, it's both last names, but no hyphen." I was emphatic on that – "no hyphen". I saw my … Continue reading hating the hyphen
I wasn’t always sure I would get married. And even now that I am, I try really hard not to take marriage for granted. In my early and mid twenties, as I saw my friends pair up and find their perfect matches, I just couldn’t seem to find that same person for me. And I … Continue reading fight for your marriage everyday.
We've all had the conversation: <blockquote> "So, you're great at x,y and z. Keep doing that. But let's really focus this conversation on your "opportunity areas" (not so stealthy code for "stuff you're kinda crap at"). </blockquote> We then proceed to have all the things we've tried to change about ourselves over the past 5-10 … Continue reading why are we so obsessed with weakness?
<p>TED talks are where I go to rejuvenate my mind and my soul. I was turned onto them by a friend back when I lived in Toronto over 10 years ago – when barely anyone knew what TED was and certainly before the rampant infestation of TEDx events that seem to be everywhere now.</p> <p>Back … Continue reading feeling empty with failure or success? watch this.
<p>Full disclosure: I am currently sitting in a Starbucks with tears in my eyes. Because of this inspired effort from Always and P&G:</p> <p> </p> <p>This struck such a chord with me because I've always taken great pains to never have a "like a girl" comment aimed my way. I grew up with two brothers and … Continue reading why #likeagirl is more powerful than #banbossy