• JUST SAY NO, SO YOU ARE READY TO SAY YES One of the biggest mistakes you can make when you start a business is to say yes to everyone and everything. Can you participate at this event?  Of course. Can you help me sell this product?  Yes, definitely. Can you donate to this cause? Sure.  […]

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  • NIKKI CLARKE – ON THE CHALLENGES OF BEING DIFFERENT, THE IMPORTANCE OF TAKING RISKS, AND VALUE OF CREATING YOUR OWN OPPORTUNITIES Nikki Clarke is the Founder & Host of the Nikki Clarke Show and the past President of the Ontario Black History Society. She went from being a stay at home mom to discovering her […]

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  • KNOW YOUR STRENGTHS So, you have an idea and want to start a business. You think it will be easy. After all your friend Jennifer started her own business and she is killing it. You see that she is always going on these amazing vacations and out to five-star restaurants. You think if she can […]

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  • RANDY THOMAS – ON THE IMPORTANCE OF NURTURING RELATIONSHIPS, IDENTIFYING YOUR NICHE & KNOWING WHAT YOU CAN WIN Randy Thomas is an actor and the founder of The Actor Advantage Program. He has had a very diverse and interesting journey to acting. He went from running a family marketing call center business in Moncton to […]

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  • MAKE SACRIFICES, DO WHAT IT TAKES TO MAKE IT WORK Being an entrepreneur is not easy but it can be rewarding in so many different ways. I don’t want to discourage anyone from heading down this path but I do think it is important that people are not mislead into thinking that it is an […]

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  • KIM TURLEY-SMITH – ON FINDING JOY, BEING GRATEFUL AND LIVING YOUR PERSONAL JOURNEY Kim Turley-Smith is a fitness entrepreneur who is all about the power of positive thinking.  Kim went from being a stay at home mom, to creating a successful business that was built out of her own need.  She started out as a […]

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  • LEARN TO LOVE THE GRIND, PUT IN THE TIME, ENERGY & WORK Are you ready to put your back into it? Being an entrepreneur requires you to be tenacious and to keep going when that might be the last thing you want to do. True entrepreneurship can crush your soul. You will be rejected, people […]

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  • DAVELLE MORRISON – ON BEING PREPARED FOR LIFE CHANGES, MAKING THE MOST OF EVERY SITUATION AND THE IMPORTANCE OF MEDITATION Davelle Morrison is currently a sales representative for Bosley Real Estate and a real estate investor. She started out in the corporate world doing ad sales by day and in the evenings and on weekends […]

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  • READY FOR THE RIDE? UP, DOWN & ALL AROUND Entrepreneurship is just like a roller coaster ride and if you don’t like these rides at the amusement park, then entrepreneurship might not be for you. You will work hard to get up the hill and be excited but remember when you reach the top, the […]

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  • JOHN FARAGHER – ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SERVICE ABOVE SELF, PERSEVERING & PUSHING PEOPLE TO REACH THEIR POTENTIAL John Faragher is a retired Basketball Coach and High School, Teacher. Since a very early age, he knew that he wanted to coach and teach for a living. John struggled academically and encountered a few setbacks but […]

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