Ottawa-based digital strategist Erin Blaskie started her first business when she was 21. At the time, she defined success in the same terms many young people do: a nice car, a great house, splashy vacations, designer clothes. “I used to think I needed those things to feel and look successful, but they put you into the rat race very quickly,” she explained. “It’s difficult to get to a place where you’re happy because it’s an endless cycle.”
How one life-long entrepreneur juggles entrepreneurship and parenting
- The couple “plunked down 100 grand” to buy a 20-ton container of honey without having a clue where they’d store it or who would buy it.
- "We’re on the right track now. We’ve taken the pieces that were broken and fixed them.”