High heels, she says, signal sexuality, femininity and status. In order to detach those signals from high heels, Semmelhack says that women with unchallenged status, like movie stars and fashion models, would have to change their footwear preferences. And based on the ridiculously high heels sported by celebrities like Lady Gaga and Victoria Beckham, that change is unlikely to happen soon (even with Gaga’s recent spill in Heathrow airport)..
“Connecting” is the main purpose of most conferences, but are women “Connecting” well through these conferences? Often I hear complaints about the networking opportunities offered not helping enough. Conferences should be the best and easiest places for women to network. More audience participation is a key piece necessary to make this happen.
This makes them far more credible to other potential customers than agencies or internal employees. SAS Canada is a good case in point. The company was having a noticeable customer retention issue several years ago. Adam Scott 55/1Former Masters champion remains one of the game’s elite ball strikers but the ban on anchoring a putter has cost him more than anyone. Troubles with flat stick have resulted in relatively awful form this year and suggest his price is too low. Just two US Open top 10s for the Aussie..
Real estate equities (a small category comprising just three funds with 15 year track records) and energy equity funds rounded out the Top 5, even though oil prices now hover around the US$50 per barrel mark. Canadian dividend/income equity funds held sixth place in terms of 15 year performance.The implications of Table 2 (below), which lists the Top 15 out of 28 total funds that achieved double digit 15 year returns through 2016, are even more dramatic: The vast majority of these funds were Canadian equities and most were also in the small/mid cap space. By comparison, not a single foreign fund of any kind achieved double digits (most came nowhere close, although those resource and precious metals funds do hold varying degrees of foreign content).
The wagons were stocked with food supplies, cooking equipment, water kegs, and other necessities. These wagons’ max load capacity was about 2,500 lbs could carry loads of up to 2,500 pounds, but most agreed to limit their load to no more 1,600 pounds. Studies have shown a typical family of four carried approximately 800 pounds of flour, 200 pounds of lard, 700 pounds of bacon, 200 pounds of beans, 100 pounds of fruit, 75 pounds of coffee and 25 pounds of salt.