Resources and Articles

Some links to articles and TEDTalks for reflection as you continue to learn and grow as mentors,  mentees and leaders throughout your careers.

Mentorship:

How to Find the Right Mentor

How do I ask someone to be my mentor? 

Katharine Cornfield's  top "to-do's" on Delivering Leadership Outside of Work (full blog post here ) :

  1. JOIN   
  2. LEARN
  3. APPLY
  4. CONTRIBUTE
  5. PRODUCE   
  6. CONNECT

This blog is re-posted with permission from the Katharine Cornfield  and WIL Ottawa. 

Networking:

Networking happens in all kinds of ways, it's not a "one size fits all" activity.  It doesn't only happen in a room full of strangers nor at an organized event, it can happen in a coffee lineup or a dinner party.  Don't approach networking in the mindset of "what they can do for me", think instead of  "what I can offer them".

Master the ask: What to do with all that networking 

5 Ways to Become Better at Networking

General Interest:

21-successful-people-who-rebounded-after-getting-fired

The Single Biggest Mistake I've Seen Women Make at Work 

The Worst Career Advice Women Get

Recommendation Letters Reflect Gender Bias

Smashing the glass ceiling: 6 Davos leaders explain how they did it

 Canada urgently needs diversity in science, tech, engineering and math: report

The power of parity:  Advancing women's equality in Canada

A tech career not just for gamers and AI enthusiasts, industry leaders tell women

TED Talks:

Sheryl Sandberg  (Facebook COO) :  Why We Have Too Few Women Leaders

Amy Cuddy (Social psychologist) : Your Body Language Shapes Who You Are