As a startup founder and public speaker, I’ve had a lot of practice meeting people. Here is my strategy for preparing for your first meeting with a potential mentor, and winning them over to start a long-term working relationship. Continue reading My Guide to Winning Over a Potential Mentor
I’m thrilled to announce that I’ve been chosen to be a member of the 2019 G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA) Canadian Delegation to Japan! Continue reading I’ve been chosen as a G20 YEA Delegate!
If there’s one thing I’ve learned on my startup journey, it’s the value of a network. Over the last year I’ve met hundreds of amazing people who have opened their doors and calendars to me and my team to mentor, … Continue reading I want to meet you in 2019 — yes, you!
Around this time last year, I wrote a post called On Working While Grieving. It feels like an eternity ago, because so much has changed; yet here I find myself again, writing a post about loss and commitment. The last … Continue reading Founding a Startup Amidst Loss and Grief
For the last four years Microsoft has been my world, my launchpad, and my home. When I first started, I was an eager young university student developing Windows 8.1 apps, and Trendy Techie was still mostly a fashion blog. My … Continue reading Goodbye, Microsoft! My Next Chapter
We’ve all heard the stats, millions of computer science jobs are poised to go unfilled because of a lack of computer science graduates and new developers. And yet, as I talk to students on the ground, what I’m hearing doesn’t … Continue reading Getting Your First Dev Job – How to Gain Valuable Experience as a Student
I feel I’ve awoken from a hibernation of sorts. In January of this year my beloved grandmother passed away, and I experienced significant loss for the … Continue reading On Working While Grieving