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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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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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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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2018/2019 Top Leaders Under 30: Bay of Quinte

Over the past weeks, I have been actively seeking out nominations from within our community to determine who are the “Top Leaders Under 30” in the Bay of Quinte region. To get these nominations, I reached out to the community as a whole and invited them to nominate the deserving young people in their lives. […]

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You Need to Attend the Canadian Rural Innovation Summit. Here’s Why.

On November 19th-20th, QuinteVation will host the inaugural Canadian Rural Innovation Summit at the Rural Innovation Centre (250 Sidney Street in Belleville, ON). Their goal for the Summit is to put the Bay of Quinte on the map as a top innovation destination and leader in rural entrepreneurial growth. This event is not limited to […]

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The Difference Between Constructive & Destructive Criticism (and How to Respond Appropriately).

When you are starting out as an entrepreneur and just getting your business venture off the ground, you will find that there is an almost over-abundance of people ready to critique you and your business. Heck, this happens even after you’ve been in business for 10 years or have launched 20 businesses! Cynical sounding, I […]

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Do I Go It Alone, Partner Up, Incorporate or Co-Operate?

There are four recognized types of businesses in Canada: sole proprietorships, partnerships (including general, limited, and limited liability partnerships), corporations, and co-operatives. Three of these you have definitely heard of (sole proprietorships, partnerships and corporations), and one of which you’ve likely heard of but may have not associated with being a type of business (co-operatives). […]

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Mentors: How They Can Do Wonders for You and Your Business

Having a great mentor at any stage of the game, in my opinion, is absolutely crucial for success, be it personally or professionally. It’s important when you are starting up, it’s important when you are thinking of adding a product/service, and it’s even important when you decide to either close up shop, quit your job […]

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Registering Your Business and Its Name in Canada

Some of the most frequent questions I get asked, both wearing my BoQ YE hat and not, are: How do I get a business license? How do I apply for a patent? How do I register a trademark? Let’s take a look! Because I know that some of you are operating your businesses in different parts […]