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The Perks of Belonging to a Local Business Association.

If you are a regular follower of my blog here and on social media (and I really hope that you are!), you may have noticed the recent announcement that I have joined the Barrie Chamber of Commerce! Why? Because after 3 years in operation, I need to kick it up a notch if I want […]

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The True Power of the Canadian Spirit.

This is a pretty terrifying and uncertain time. I get that. I have a older and sick family, know lots of older & sick people and have lots of friends who are in the same boat. We see on the increasing numbers every day, including the cases, recoveries and sadly, deaths. For someone with anxiety […]

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Rachael Tracey

I’ve spent the last few years sending out interviews to Canadian leaders and entrepreneurs across the country to get insights into how their days work and what keeps them pushing forward. I’m consistently pushing out information that can be used by rural young entrepreneurs and leaders, either through here or by sharing resources/opportunities developed by […]

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How We Can Support New Entrepreneurs & Professionals

Even though my blog is primarily focused on young entrepreneurs and young professionals, it’s excruciatingly important to recognize that not every new entrepreneur or professional is young. Some are on a 2nd/3rd/4th careers, some are older people starting their first career after going back to school at a later stage, some are parents returning to […]

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The Power of WE (and Overdue Library Books).

Confession: never have I ever had an overdue library book. In all my 28 years (and 24 of them with the nickname Bookworm), it’s just something that’s never happened. However, after taking myself and my book out for Poutine at the Symposium Cafe in Alliston yesterday, I panicked as I realised I’d forgotten to renew […]

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What Entrepreneurship & Intrapreneurship Have Taught Me About Me.

It’s no secret that being an entrepreneur, an intrapreneur or just dabbling in either as a side hustle changes how you operate as a person & professional. I know that being the voice behind Youth Beyond Enterprises definitely has changed my life. I wear so many different hats in my life, from HR professional to […]

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“You’re not just a kid” (a.k.a. how to get people to listen and take you seriously).

The phrases “you’re just a kid” or “you haven’t been here long enough to merit a seat at the table or know what you’re talking about” drive me right up the wall. I find that this is a big issue these days with Millennials and Gen Xers. I even experience this myself almost every day! […]

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Paul Shenouda

Fun fact: I absolutely love dogs, cats and pretty much any animal that can be cuddled and wants to be cuddled. Every dog is a “puppy” or “doggo” and every cat is a “kitten” or “kitty”. The look on senior dogs/cats when they hear this and their whole back end moves (or you swear they […]

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Your Entrepreneurship & Innovation Party Pack!

Have you just graduated and/or are looking for new things to do either for the summer or for your life, and something niggling in the back of your head is screaming “I want to be an entrepreneur”? OR maybe you know that being in business for yourself full-tilt just isn’t in the cards for you […]

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How Exercise Can Do Wonders For You Professionally.

In life, you have two choices: you can either throw in the towel or use it to wipe the sweat off your brow. Exercise is a big deal to me, and has helped me in so many ways, I can’t count them anymore. It and the CCO (Canadian Cadet Organization) probably saved my life, and […]