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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.

May 21, 2019

Ann Marie MacDougall is the Founder and President of LeaderBoom, an organization on a mission to foster high performing cultures through leadership coaching, development, and consulting. Ann Marie started her career in the banking industry, managing diverse multi-cultural teams. She has a passion for helping teams and leaders recognize solutions to complex challenges, encouraging supportive behaviors, and releasing their full potential. She has an MBA from The Rotman School of Management in Toronto and has received the Directors Award for Women Manager.


Ann Marie joins me today to share how LeaderBoom is helping newcomers to Canada, particularly women, with professional and entrepreneurial skill sets. She reveals the skills, attitudes, and openness that allow global leaders to find success and encourages newcomers to recognize these and make people aware that they have them. She also shares her views on what Canada will need to do to be prosperous in the future and highlights the entrepreneurship hub for women that is being developed by Ryerson University.

“If you are very adaptable to change and embrace change, then recognize that this a unique skill set, own that skill, and perhaps offer to mentor.” - Ann Marie MacDougall

This Week on Young Money:


  • How LeaderBoom helps newcomers to Canada, small businesses, and professional women.
  • The importance of being open and embracing change.
  • The advice that Ann Marie would give to a younger version of herself.
  • The traits and skills that Ann Marie has seen through researching 50 global leaders.
  • Three skill sets that highly-successful professional woman coming to Canada all show.
  • Tips to help new professionals to Canada integrate.
  • The things that will help Canada be prosperous in the future.
  • How Ryerson University is developing an entrepreneurship hub for women.

Key takeaways:


  1. As employers, workplaces need to think about the workforce skill sets of the future.
  2. Employers need to be open to who are the right people to fill those roles.
  3. If you have those skill sets, make sure that people are aware that you have them.

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