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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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NOMINATIONS OPEN- Top Leaders Under 30: COVID-19 Edition!

Do you know an amazing young person in Ontario that deserves to be recognized for their incredible work during the COVID-19 pandemic? The Top Leaders Under 30 was started as a way to give young people recognition that they deserve and may not get otherwise due to not meeting the criteria for other community awards. Since its […]

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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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Thank You!

One of the most important things I’ve learned over the last few days is just how important persistence is. After 3 years of putting in the blood, sweat and tears, Youth Beyond Enterprises is starting to get noticed more in terms of readership and engagements online. For years, I would have to publish something and […]

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Announcement Bay of Quinte Celebration Top Leaders Under 30: Bay of Quinte

NOMINATIONS OPEN- Top Leaders Under 30: Bay of Quinte Edition

Do you know an amazing young person in the Bay of Quinte community that deserves to be recognized? In its 3rd year, the Top Leaders Under 30 was started as a way to give young people recognition that they deserve and may not get otherwise due to not meeting the criteria for other community awards. Since its […]

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Bay of Quinte Entrepreneurship My Day Series

Kaitlyn McCullough

I had the extreme pleasure of getting to know the person featured in the latest installment of the “My Day” series at a Fireside Chat on she co-led called “How to Manage a Remote Team” at the recent Canadian Rural Innovation Summit. She was there alongside another incredible woman who I had interacted with a […]

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Bridging the Gap: How Young and Older Professionals Can Understand Each Other

One of the biggest things you will have to get used to as a young entrepreneur & professional in the workforce is dealing with multiple personalities, perspectives and different generations. Actually, you’ll be faced with this everywhere you go in life, even when you eventually become the older generation dealing with the younger ones. Let’s […]

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Attainable & Realistic Goals for You and Your Business

Personally, I don’t set New Year’s resolutions. I prefer to set goals for myself throughout the year that are combination of short and long-term. I set goals that work for where I want to be in life and actively strive towards them, be it my physical fitness levels, where I want to take my career […]