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This is the stuff you millionaires in the making need to know to kick start or propel you on your financial fitness journey. Tracey Bissett, Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness and award winning Financial Literacy Champion, gives you the straight goods each week to set yourself up for financial success. As a former executive at TD Bank, one of Canada's Big 5 Banks, Tracey has worked with and in support of thousands of individuals and entrepreneurs to secure the financing they needed.  This hands on experience combined with her formal financial education, Masters of Business Administration and Chartered Financial Analyst designation, position Tracey uniquely to coach all things money. Tracey goes behind-the-scenes of all the money matters with need-to-know tips, money-making demystified, and special power-player interviews. Join us weekly for Financial Fitness Training that will turn even a Cash Couch Potato into a Marathon Money Maker.

Oct 30, 2018

Brittany Pickrem is the owner of a boutique design agency where she helps businesses and entrepreneurs build and boost their brand with smart, sophisticated design services that will help them get noticed while breaking free from the visual clutter. She has worked with personal brands, non-profit organizations, and large corporations such as People Bright Consulting Inc., the IWK Foundation, Bissett Financial Fitness Inc. and Helping Nature Heal. With over 11 years of brand design experience, she understands the power of a great brand and how it can transform businesses. 


Brittany joins me today to talk about her mindset shift from creative, to CEO and how she’s learned to scale her business. She explains the importance of grit and determination, no matter the circumstances, and why building a strong support network is essential to any entrepreneur’s success. She also shares her financial revelations and biggest tips for those who are just starting out or trying to scale their business.   


“If you actively work on strengthening your weaknesses, you’re only going to be a better person and a better leader.” - Brittany Pickrem 


This Week on Young Money: 

  • How she became an “Accidental Entrepreneur”. 
  • How her business has scaled and evolved. 
  • Learning to move from being a technician to be a CEO and honing the mindset. 
  • Having persistence and grit in the face of ‘no’. 
  • The importance of a strong support network. 
  • Being open to new possibilities and mindsets. 
  • Financial revelations as a creative entrepreneur. 
  • How getting into your numbers can change your business. 
  • Things she wishes she knew about finance when she was younger. 
  • The importance of facing your fears. 



Top Tips for Young Millionaires In The Making: 

  1. Make friends with your fears - avoiding them does nothing for you. Just go do it! 
  2. Work on your weaknesses no matter how scary they are. 
  3. Be persistent, listen to and trust yourself. Don’t let ‘no’ be the end.  
  4. Take a calculated risk. 
  5. Do things on your own timeline – don't be in a race. Take your time and tune others out. 
  6. Cultivate a growth mindset.  


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