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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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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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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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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 […]