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Judith Portier

Improving company management: How one entrepreneur rediscovered her passion

Designer Judith Portier had to take a step back to better plan for growth.

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Boris et Tammy Zilberberg

How outside advice helped propel this business to the next level

Executive coaching helped this entrepreneurial couple sustain their company’s blistering growth.

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Losel Tethong

Losel Tethong

For Losel Tethong, fine coffee tastes even better when you’re helping others and the environment.

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Nathan Ballantyne

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TIPI Insurance Partners is owned by 60 First Nations communities across Western Canada.

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Lily Yuan

Lily Yuan

Mother, business owner, bodybuilder: How this entrepreneur maintains work-life balance.

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Natalya Osmankina

Natalya Osmankina

A transition in translation: How this new immigrant managed to buy a business.

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Frédéric Lalonde

Frédéric Lalonde

Start-up’s scary pivot leads to successful mobile travel app.

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Barb Stegemann

Barb Stegemann

Perfumes for peace: Purposeful entrepreneur does business with a cause.

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Richard Martin

Richard Martin

Richard Martin has overcome several challenges to realize his dream of reinventing playgrounds.

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Nicole Desjardins

Nicole Desjardins

This entrepreneur’s business has grown from seven to 35 employees in just three years.

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Carol Leaman

Carol Leaman

Serial tech entrepreneur shares her winning recipe.

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