Archive by Author

What is a leader?

I don’t know about you, but when I hear the word “leader” I often think it as synonymous to the word “boss“. However, as I gain more and more leadership experience, I am starting to realize that this may not always be the case. A leader doesn’t always = boss, and an organization may not always […]

Are you leading or managing?

Hi Emerging Health Leaders, A very accomplished Director in Healthcare and/or someone I consider to be a mentor of mine has shared an interesting article with me and all of you. The title is: ” Three Differences Between Managers and Leaders“. This article highlights 3 main differences between managing a team versus leading a team. […]

Leadership and Mentors

A few days ago, I was fortunate to attend an event held by UBC and the Forum of Women Entrepreneurs (FWE) titled:   Who’s in charge: Why aren’t there more women in leadership roles? The room was packed full of women AND men. There was great dialogue of what the current gaps are for women […]

Maximize your productivity – get things done!


As an emerging leader, I am always on the lookout for things that improve my productivity so that I can do all the things I want to do and be an effective team member and leader.  David Allen’s book “Getting Things Done” is not a new book, but I’ve never read it until recently. Some of […]

The secret behind motivation


Hi Emerging Health Leaders, What motivates you to do the work you do? As a manager, it can be hard to lead a group of people to accomplish a goal together if you don’t know what drives them to accomplish these goals. In Daniel Pink’s book “Drive” (see picture below), he  argues that in first world […]

What makes a great leader?

Hello Emerging Health Leaders! What I love about EHL is that we are an organization of like-minded people, passionate and dedicated to growing ourselves as leaders. I believe that great leaders are lifelong learners, and therefore, I’m embarking on a quest  to share interesting books/videos that I have read or seen with you – the emerging […]