Our Association leadership team was in a mall, racing against a clock. Our goal, to accomplish as many random acts of kindness within an hour. As we poured through the list of kindness activities provided through an interactive app, we assessed the most efficient way to be kind to as [...]
Have you ever been in a situation where had a cough, your relationship broke-up or lost a love one? You shared with someone that things have been a challenge, and they instantly try to empathize with you. “I remember when I was sick, I…” “I remember when I broke [...]
With the recent events happening around the world: the refugee crisis, the Paris terrorist attacks, the hostage taking in Mali … I can’t help but wonder how each of us feels we are affected by these events?
Prior to the latter two tragedies, I had posted on my Facebook page [...]
But sometimes, we are just giving for the sake of giving. Often [...]
Every morning when I walk into my office, the first thing I see is a painting done by my father. Growing up it was hung outside my bedroom door and in my father’s memory it has moved with me from home, to home, to home. It is always in a [...]
Do you volunteer for your professional association or do you professionally contribute?
I’m often vetted by an Association Board of Directors to speak at conferences and I serve on the National Board of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers (CAPS).
I can tell you, there is a big difference between [...]
What a ride the last few years have been. Ignite Excellence Inc. is now in its 12th year of business; we have spoken on five continents to 100’s of clients and audiences ranging from entrepreneurs to fortune 500 companies in over a dozen industries. It’s been exciting and evolutionary. Whether we [...]
TIAW press release Suzanne F Stevens 2014 Suzanne F. Stevens the founder of YouMeWe Foundation fund receives a World of Difference Award given to 100 women internationally. The International Alliance for
We all know women lead differently than men, but do we know the real implications of its effectiveness? Below is a good article on how to lead and some lessons we can learn from both genders. I thought I would share insights from Roz Usheroff, good information worth reading [...]
Suzanne F. Stevens is off to Washington to interview four African women pioneers, all who are be acknowledged at the TIAW Forum as World of Difference award recipients.
Suzanne is proud to be amongst these women to be receiving this acknowledgement.
Each year, the TIAW World of Difference 100 Award [...]
Every organization can benefit from bringing an outsider into their corporation to speak to their team. The problem is most organizations that engage speakers only experience a temporary benefit. What can you do to ensure that an external speaker has a lasting impact?
Here are three ideas:
WisdomExchangeTV.com has a New look!
New Wisdom Exchange TV interview with:
Her Excellency, Nouzha Chekrouni, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Morocco in Canada
Happy Women’s Day!
What better way to celebrate how far women have come than with an interview with a Muslim politician from Morocco.
Many societies have [...]
As I started my Christmas shopping on the weekend, it continues to amaze me the diverse customer experience you can have from one store to the next. The first store I was completely ignored by two staff. The second, treated rudely. The third, engaged in friendly conversation. The friendly store, which was a retail […]
It was my 42nd Birthday, and by all accounts I had everything. A wonderful home, a great career, good health, good friends and family and a loving husband. Somehow it was not enough. I turned to my husband and I just starting to cry my eyes out. Men may have called this a midlife crisis; […]