Meet Your Coordinator is a series where we interview your Youth Ventures coordinators so that you can get to know them. We are back again for the 2019 Youth Ventures season, and today we have Ian at CBDC Long Range in Stephenville.
What is your name?
What Youth Ventures site are you based out of?
CBDC Long Range
What are some of your favourite hobbies?
Soccer, Hockey, Hanging with friends
What’s your favourite movie?
Avengers End Game
What is your favourite band?
What is your favourite restaurant?
Do you have any pets?
What does entrepreneurship mean to you?
Entrepreneurship can be starting and developing a passion into a business or it can be a mindset. An entrepreneurial mindset can help people in day to day life and it can help all businesses no matter what the size.
What is the coolest business you heard of?
Fogo Island Inn
What are you looking forward to most this summer?
Watching youth see all the hard work they put into their businesses come to life.
What are some interesting business opportunities you see in your region?
I see many outdoors business opportunities and many service opportunities.
What do youth in NL need to know about Youth Ventures?
Youth Ventures allows youth to develop many skills that can apply to many aspects of life WHILE making their own money.
What is the most important thing people of any age who want to start a business need to know?
Make sure it is something you are passionate about. The more passion you have, the less it feels like a job and the more it feels like a career.
How can people get in touch with you if they’d like to talk about starting a business?
My name is Ian MacDonald and I am located at 35 Carolina Avenue, Stephenville NL. My email is firstname.lastname@example.org my phone number is 709-643-1231.