27
Mar

Invest in Yourself, Travel Outside Your Comfort Zone

I’m writing this as I wait for my first flight back to Canada from San Diego, sipping a glass of Rosé.  My flight doesn’t take off for another 3 hours, so I am taking this opportunity to document my journey over the past week in California, attending the Social Media Marketing World Conference. I flew to San Diego last Tuesday

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24
Mar

Member Spotlight: Angel Charette

Angel Charette is a recent graduate of the Graphic Design program at Cambrian College and has been a Registered Graphic Designer with RGD since 2013. She has two daughters, Kyra (11) and Mya (8), who love watching her design projects, program websites and giggle while she fusses over which font to use. In January of last year, Angel and her husband started their own graphic/website

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20
Mar

Local Business Profile: Little Art Garage

Our local business profiles series will feature local businesses in Sudbury that are owned by members of the Young Professionals Association. Today we are featuring Little Art Garage – a local business teaching the art of making sculptures with Paverpol. Little Art Garage is owned by YPA Member, Kari-Anne Piche. What is Little Art Garage? Little Art Garage is a place where

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17
Mar

Meet our Board: Christine Baptista

The Young Professionals Association of Greater Sudbury is run by a board of volunteers who dedicate their time to foster a culture of community engagement, networking and professional development to empower emerging leaders and young professionals in Greater Sudbury. We wanted to take some time to introduce you to each of our board members in our Meet our Board blog

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10
Mar

The Startup Journey

“Time flies when you’re having fun” – a phrase we’ve all said, heard and felt many times and a phrase that rings very true when looking back on the past year of my life. HA! Okay, let’s be serious, starting and running a business is not all fun and games. It’s not about sleeping in late and cutting out early,

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13
Jan

Meet our Board: Lindsey Santerre

The Young Professionals Association of Greater Sudbury is run by a board of volunteers who dedicate their time to foster a culture of community engagement, networking and professional development to empower emerging leaders and young professionals in Greater Sudbury. We wanted to take some time to introduce you to each of our board members in our Meet our Board blog

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6
Jan

In Time

I have always been a big fan of currency.  Whether it was marbles or pogs on the elementary school playground; pop and chip money in high school; to earning actual pay cheques throughout university, I always had a way of earning.  It kept me independent and forced me to be creative.  My parents are to blame for this.  They were

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23
Dec

Meet our Board: Katelyn Grenko

The Young Professionals Association of Greater Sudbury is run by a board of volunteers who dedicate their time to foster a culture of community engagement, networking and professional development to empower emerging leaders and young professionals in Greater Sudbury. We wanted to take some time to introduce you to each of our board members in our Meet our Board blog

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16
Dec

Break Out of Your Shell!

One of the comments I hear most often from people is “I’m no good at presentations.”  As someone who is highly empathetic, I think ‘I totally understand, I feel you,’ but as a public speaking coach I think ‘Oh but you can be!  And once you learn to love it, it’s so much fun!’  Several polls have indicated that public

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9
Dec

Meet our Board: Kyle McCall

The Young Professionals Association of Greater Sudbury is run by a board of volunteers who dedicate their time to foster a culture of community engagement, networking and professional development to empower emerging leaders and young professionals in Greater Sudbury. We wanted to take some time to introduce you to each of our board members in our Meet our Board blog

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