“Over the course of two years with my mentor, I got through doubts and obstacles in my business, as well as early motherhood and the development of a non-profit organization. I’ve learned to make better decisions and defend my position on issues. I am also better at accepting consequences of the decisions that I make. ”Roxanne Tétreault Esprits Libres Communications
“Be ready for sweat and tears! You have to be ready to work non-stop, to be constantly challenged, to spend a considerable amount of your own money, and to be insanely resilient against failures that you will face on a daily basis. But, even with all that in mind, we have no regrets about starting this adventure – it challenges us and makes us happy every day.”Adrien Sicard & Julie Delisle Beeye
“My mentor Charlotte was able to give me points of view I did not always consider when faced with challenges. Her motivation in her own business inspired me.”Alison Smith Thera-Ped Moncton Inc.
“It is the hardest and easiest job you’ll have, so make sure you’re doing it for the right reasons. ”Ilana Ben-Ari Twenty One Toys Inc.
“Be cautious, but also be creative. Today there is number of enterprises that are doing things more ethically. What makes you different? Being socially conscious doesn’t always mean you have to give away a portion of your profits. Ask yourself how you can make the world a better place.”Kyle MacNevin & Kayley Reed Wear Your Label
“Success is not easy. Success takes time. Come prepared for the long haul. You can not do it alone, so make sure to have a good network of people around you and your business.”JP Desjardins Wallrus
“Being an entrepreneur in the start-up stage has a stunning effect. No one arrives there alone. You have to communicate your passion and encourage other players to follow suit. Being an entrepreneur is not so easy, so you must ensure that the small decisions you make every day will make you happy. - Félix Marzell”David Barabé & Félix Marzell Dix au carré
“ For the first few years your business will be a direct reflection of you, your energy, your persona, and your work ethic. Invest in your mind and your soul through regular reading and exercise. This will form your future more readily than a cool idea.”Dr. Benjamin Stevens Valeo Health Clinic