Why People Don’t Want You to Succeed

In the words of DJ Khaled: "they don't want you to succeed." Aside from his eccentric character and aggressive social media output, I resonate with Khaled on some of the things he says. Let's be real, nobody cares for your success more than you...your job isn't to convince anyone why it's you who deserves the …

You Don’t Have to Be an Entrepreneur to Practice Entrepreneurship

To me, entrepreneurship is a mindset. Some have the 100% dose, others have the 50% dose, and some just have none. At its core, entrepreneurship is the willingness to take the risk of transforming an idea into a tangible product/service/business. Just like many of you reading this article, I'm working for an organization (not one …

How I Balance

I hope you all had a great long weekend, and enjoyed the sunny weather. I'm currently on the train, heading back to Toronto because...well you guessed it, I have work tomorrow morning. To be honest though, weekdays don't feel that much different than weekends for me, because I don't usually do drastically different things on …

Lessons from My First Rotation at TMX Group

The Associate program is a 2-year program with 4, 6-month rotations in different departments of TMX Group, primarily CDS for the time being (The Canadian Depository for Securities Limited). The benefit to the Associate is receiving exposure to various facets of the organization and a conception of how different pieces commingle in a cohesive manner. …