Female Founder: Mandy Cronin, M-Power Hockey

For this month’s feature, we spoke with one of our very own board members, Mandy Cronin! She runs an all-female focused youth sports coaching business where she helps girl to improve learning and development skills through playing hockey.  Can you tell us a little about your career background and how it contributed to founding your…

What Does it Take to be a Leader? Advice From Founder Janeen Brown

EmpowHERto Founder and multipreneur, Janeen Brown, shares her insight into what it means to be a leader and how compassion and transparency make great leadership traits. Who do you look up to for inspiration or mentorship, and why? My father has been quite the mentor for me. Every decision I make, he is the first…

Here’s How Self-Reflection Can Improve Your Leadership Skills

When the coronavirus broke out, reorienting and getting used to the new normal became the number one challenge facing the world. We found ourselves suddenly living our lives at home—working remotely, working out, taking classes—all while battling a global health crisis and trying to remain motivated. Although we tried, we discovered that there are not…

Female Founder: Lindsay Davies, I’ve Been Bit!

EmpowHERto spoke with Lindsay Davies, author of the Canadian travel blog, I’ve Been Bit, about starting her blog and freelance graphic design business. Lindsay also shares the challenges of being a travel writer during a pandemic. What inspired you to start your travel blog, I’ve Been Bit? I’ve Been Bit! was a project I had…

How to Choose a Mentor

Choosing the right mentor isn’t always about finding an expert who has achieved success in their field. After all, not every person has the knowledge to aid you in your personal journey. Finding an appropriate mentor means finding someone who has the experience and tools to help guide you to where you want to be,…

Female Founder: Lauren Cooney, Spark Labs

EmpowHERto asked Executive Coach Lauren Cooney, Founder and CEO of Spark Labs, about her entrepreneurial journey and commitment to elevating women into leadership roles.  What is Spark Labs and why did you start it? Spark Labs’ goal is to ensure that everyone is offered the guidance they need to be successful in their roles as…