Body of Work

Let’s make impact in 2019 – Wonen in Business Article

The end of the year always brings the self-development crews out en masse to help us choose our annual words, phrases, visions, plans and goals. As a self-development nerd and Virgo, I love all of it. And yet, it can feel really overwhelming to make so many choices at a time when the weather and social patterns slow us down. I look at the world through a Body of Work perspective, so for each year, I like to think about what I…

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How employable are you? – Pamela Slim – Women in Business Article

Last month, I had the great honor of keynoting the Geeky Summit, a gathering of women in technology in Calgary, Canada. The topic of my talk was making yourself continually employable by creating a powerful body of work. As I prepared for the keynote, then delivered it and had conversations with the participants afterwards, I thought about what it means to be highly, continually employable. At its core, continual employability means you would be a perennially desirable candidate in any work…

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Community Builder’s Manifesto – Pamela Slim – Women in Business Article

I don’t know why I am surprised that my work centers more and more each year on my major in college — Community Economic Development, with a focus on Non-Formal Adult Education. Rather than reject the wide-eyed aspirations of my youth, I am running more firmly toward them, convinced that many answers to our questions lie in the way we choose to belong to each other. Building community is the strongest thread in my own body of work. Now that “Building Community”…

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Lessons from my Dad, Lewis Stewart – Women in Business Article

Pictured: My Dad Lewis Stewart at my wedding. Photo: Sergio Lopez For those of you who don’t know, my Dad Lewis Stewart passed away on June 1. He had been facing a private journey with a terminal illness. I don’t think we are ever prepared for the death of a parent, as much as we might wonder what we will do when the inevitable happens. If you read Body of Work, you will remember that my Dad’s story was a central…

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