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From the thrill of 100 asks to get one “yes,” to the restlessness of watching TV after his company is bought, the co-founder of iStock, Patrick Lor, BA’90, MBA’01, discusses the perks and burdens of serial entrepreneurship.

Direct download: Peer_Review_114_Patrick_Lor_Rough_v1_128kbps.mp3
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Christine Dagenais, MBA’11, is an expert when it comes to personal and professional branding. In 2005, Christine founded Creative Coaching, a consulting practice focusing on three key areas: executive and career coaching, management consulting, and professional speaking. Her specialization spans business administration, Myers-Briggs, change management, professional coaching — and that’s just the beginning of the list. Her philosophy for successful career and executive development is simple: just be you.

Direct download: Peer_Review_113_final_revised_v2_1.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:30am MDT

One of few female senior leaders in venture capital, Whitney Rockley, MBA’97, decided it was time to upgrade her education at UCalgary back in the 1990s when she was told she wasn’t bright enough to work as a bank teller. Knowing she was on the wrong career path, Rockley pursued a graduate degree in entrepreneurial thinking and took part in a prescribed mentorship program. She relentlessly sought opportunities wherever they presented themselves, regardless of country or perceived risk, and today she is the co-founder and managing partner of McRock Capital, based in Toronto. 

Direct download: Peer_Review_112_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:01pm MDT

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