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Give Yourself Permission to be Human

Give Yourself Permission to be Human

As Business Relief Advisor for a rural development agency during this pandemic I have witnessed immense pain, fear, and frustration amongst entrepreneurs. Just yesterday a business owner left me a voice mail to explain why she hadn’t returned forms for a loan...
An Ode to The Quirky Carrot

An Ode to The Quirky Carrot

The most important starting point for a rural community to reverse economic decline is to have a place where people can connect. In our small Eastern Ontario town, that anchor was The Quirky Carrot. It was a point of reference, a place where people of all ages and...
What is Entrepreneurial Resilience?

What is Entrepreneurial Resilience?

The American Psychological Association defines resilience as a process of overcoming adversity, where individuals recover from significant stress by applying mindsets and behaviors that can be learned and developed over time. Some psychologists think resilience is no...