Five Friday Links: Nuit Blanche

Another Friday, another list of links. We hope you had a wonderful week and are looking forward to a relaxing weekend ahead!Relax, Turn Off Your Phone, and Go to Sleep
Do you struggle to fall asleep at night? Can’t turn off all the busy thoughts going through your mind? Larry Rosen, professor and author, suggests methods on how to reduce nighttime anxiety in this Harvard Business Review article.Don’t Call Me a Mompreneur
Aly Saxe, founder and CEO of Iris PR Software, points out the problems with using the word ‘Mompreneur’ and how it contributes to the glass ceiling for women entrepreneurs.

Reese Witherspoon, Bruna Papandrea Push for Female Driven Material with Pacific Standard
Reese Witherspoon saw an opportunity to improve the film industry for women and she ran with it. Partnering with Bruna Papandrea, the two founded production company, Pacific Standard, with a mission of creating interesting and diverse acting opportunities for women. It is an entrepreneurial story of women supporting women.

How to Transform a Dreaded Task Into a Desirable One
We all have tasks that we don’t want to do and naturally, they tend to fall to the bottom of our ‘to do’ lists. This article offers some tips on how to change our mindsets to increase our productivity.

The Mentor: “I thought I would change her life. In fact, she changed mine.”
Jessica Teutonico followed the path of many entrepreneurs. After a life changing experience, she left her job in the corporate world and founded a non-profit. With a wealth of knowledge and connections, Jessica assumed she would be the one to enrich her new mentor’s life but was humbled to learn that it worked the other way.

Culture Days and Nuit Blanche are taking place in Winnipeg this weekend and a series of events are happening around the city. TheLUCKY GIRL POP UP SHOPis popping up at Old Market Square on Saturday and Sunday from 11:00 am – 4:00 pm and will once again bring together a variety of creative and talented women entrepreneurs. The admission is free so check it out if you can.

Do you know of any events happening this weekend? Do you have any links to share? Please leave them below in the comments!

Have a good one!

-Ashley Wood