“Once upon a time, in a land far away, there lived a princess in a grand palace surrounded by wicked witches and wizards.

The King, an astute businessman with the Queen always by his side, feared for his daughter’s safety. After some thought he instructed the kingdom’s advisors to set up companies which would employ the witches and wizards, allowing them to creatively channel their magic into doing work that would benefit the kingdom.

At first all went well, but the witches and wizards found the work boring and tedious. Their department heads referred to them as magical minions, failed to train, motivate or empower them to make decisions, and mainly left them to their own devices.

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Introducing: Janice Sutherland, CEO of This Woman Can

It was a pleasure interviewing Janice Sutherland who is definitely proving that women can do whatever they put their minds too.

Learn what can happen when you resign from a job without a backup plan while embracing the fact that you will survive anyway.

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Judging is easy.

Truly understanding why someone did something (that you would never ever do) is way harder.

It took me a long time to get to the place where I finally understood that people aren’t deliberately dumb or stupid when they make a decision I deem to be dumb or stupid.

I had to acknowledge that my judgement was a personal opinion based on a personal perception of a situation for which I usually did not have all of the background details.

All of us are simply human, doing the best we can, as best we can.


👉🏽 Don’t judge people for the choices they made when you don’t know the options they had to choose from.

👉🏽 Ask questions.

👉🏽 Listen louder.

👉🏽 Show #empathy.

👉🏽 Communicate and respond genuinely.

👉🏽 Support your people and lead them like a rockstar.

👉🏽 Be a good human.

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