Author: Heather Gordon

What Burnout Feels Like

Chakras: Your Energetic Being

Explore your seven power centers and see how they reflect what’s happening in your body and in your life.

Visual Meditation

Facts & Figures: Economic Empowerment

Facts and Figures: Economic Empowerment  Women’s economic empowerment is central to realizing women’s rights and gender equality. Women’s economic empowerment includes women’s ability to participate equally in existing markets; their access to and control over productive resources, access to decent work, control over their own time, lives and bodies; and increased voice, agency and meaningful part...

International Day of the Girl Child

As we approach the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform and Declaration for action, on this International Day of the Girl Child, let us renew our commitment to invest in girls’ health, education and safety and put an end to harmful practices that hold girls back from reaching their full potential.

Courageous Coaching – Daring Offer

Hello to all daring women out there. I want to offer this community an awesome opportunity to work with me and dare yourself to sign up to a  Courageous Coaching Program. I have designed a coaching program specifically for female leaders. Specifically for women who are leading their own businesses or leading within an organisation. The coaching program’s aim is to stretch you! – YEP &#...

When was the last time you gave yourself a hard time?

When coaching, I find the clients who tend to have a natural leaning toward negative thinking patterns, can create unnecessary stress and anxiety which paves the way for them having a bleak outlook on life. How you think about the events and people in your life can either help you reframe things in more positive ways that help you cope or take you down a rabbit hole of negative thinking and feelin...

Building a Culture That Drives Empowerment

“There are a lot of ideas worth listening to in this company” Companies have figured out what the best leaders knew all along: a strategy is only as good as its people and the systems that carry it out. A brilliant business idea takes scores of no less brilliant insights at every step of the execution in order to make it in the real world. These insights must come from people at every level of the...

Black History Month

IN Perspective: Celebrating Black Women (in America)  In honor of Black History Month, we recognise and celebrate the contributions and achievements of Black Americans. Among the thought leaders, activists, politicians, executives, ceiling-breakers, and everyday heroes of past and present are many Black women who have helped shape history and society. Black women’s diverse stories are defined by r...

It’s up to us all to Close The Gap

Close the Gap


By its nature, empowerment starts at the top. Empowerment must first be granted by those who have the power to do so but then it must be embraced by those who have been given greater authority.  It must come from a leadership team dedicated to giving up control in exchange for the benefits that come from an empowered team. When it comes to gender equality, companies today suffer a ‘knowing-doing g...


‘Empowering’ means giving your team members the authority or power to do something, to take more control, and to become stronger and more independent. An effective way to empower your team is to delegate. It is important to note that the dictionary definition of empowerment does not take into account a key distinction between two types of empowerment: actual empowerment, that granted by the organi...

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