Jan 21, 2020
Sharon Connolly is the Vice President of the Newcomer Entrepreneur Success Team (NEST) at Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), a bank that is solely devoted to entrepreneurs. She is passionate about leading teams to offer the best solutions to clients and has worked in the real estate financing and commercial lending sector for more than 20 years. As the NEST team leader, she helps newcomer entrepreneurs to overcome systemic barriers and accelerate their businesses. Sharon holds a BBA from the University of Prince Edward Island and an MBA from the Schulich School of Business at York University.
Sharon joins me today to share how young entrepreneurs and newcomers are becoming prevalent in the face of entrepreneurship in Canada. She highlights how BDC supports entrepreneurs with resources and advice. She reveals the ways entrepreneurs can relieve stress and build their skill sets. Sharon also shares two elements that are fundamental to finding success and the support available for women entrepreneurs.
“The key for entrepreneurs is to work through their stresses by talking to somebody or finding an outlet.” - Sharon Connolly
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