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Each week on “I’m a Millionaire, So Now What?”, Colleen O’Connell-Campbell, Wealth Advisor at RBC Dominion Securities, delivers inspirational stories and practical advice to self-made millionaires and wealthy families. With a focus on financial planning and wealth management strategies, Colleen and her guests cover the critical issues that truly matter to you, including succession strategies, family business governance tips, how to cope with fundraiser fatigue, finding your purpose after losing your family business, and much more.

Sep 4, 2018

Kelsey Ramsden is a consultant, advisor, and provocateur for highly ambitious entrepreneurs. She has been named as Canada’s Top Female Entrepreneur for two consecutive years and is a mentor for the Branson Centre of Entrepreneurship. She has successfully founded and grown multiple 8-figure businesses and is a contributor to several publications including Forbes and Entrepreneur Magazine.

 

Kelsey joins me today to share her entrepreneurial journey and how she blended her passion for creativity and innovation with her entrepreneurial spirit. She explains why she believes there are two types of entrepreneurs, how she prioritizes her time and focus on growing her businesses while raising young children, and her views on money, finance, and wealth. She also shares her “so now what” moment in her career, the impact that artificial intelligence may have on our future workforce, and how she is preparing her children for the future.

 

“A dollar is a freedom unit. How many freedom units do you need so you and your family don’t necessarily have to worry and can do good things for the people around you?” - Kelsey Ramsden

 

Today on the I’m A Millionaire...So Now What? Podcast:

 

  • Her journey as an entrepreneur.
  • The difference between a “born entrepreneur” and a “bred entrepreneur.”
  • How she prioritizes her time, energy, and focus on growing her business while raising her children.
  • The importance of entrepreneurs realizing it’s okay to fulfill your own, personal expectations instead of comparing them to others.
  • Her views on money and wealth.
  • Her definition of wealth.
  • How her experience with beating cancer has impacted her overall views on life, business, and the world.
  • Her goals as a parent and the strategies she uses to help her children prepare for the future.
  • The impact that artificial intelligence may have on the future of our workforce.
  • Her “so now what?” experience and how she found her passion for helping others overcome a mid-career crisis.

 

Kelsey Ramsden’s Fun Frank Advice for Self-Made Millionaires & Wealthy Families:

 

  1. Don’t B.S. yourself. At the end of the day, all of us know what it is we need to do.
  2. The amount of joy that comes with finally deciding and making a very personal decision that is right for you is freeing. Take action.

 

 

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