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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.

Mar 12, 2019

Victoria Sopik is the Co-founder and CEO of Kids & Company, a childcare service for parents and corporate clients. Victoria is a serial entrepreneur with 35 years of experience in running businesses within the childcare sector. She grew her business while juggling family life and having eight kids. Victoria is an expert in operational planning and focuses on maintaining and nurturing relationships. She is an active member of several volunteer programs, including the Canadian Women’s Foundation Fundraising Campaign and the International Women’s Forum.

 

Victoria joins me today to share her remarkable story as a lifelong entrepreneur and mother of eight kids. She reveals why investors decided to support her venture and why Harvard decided to create a case study based upon its success. She shares some of the hurdles and struggles that she has overcome and her advice for making decisions, specifically for entrepreneurs and businesses that are starting their journey. She also reveals the awards and acknowledgments that have meant the most to her and explains why it’s critical for business partners to have an aligned vision and clear focus on the company’s goals.

 

 

 

“We tried to really look at how we could support moms because what we discovered was that many women wanted to have careers.” - Victoria Sopik

 

 

 

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

 

  • Victoria’s 40-year career as a serial entrepreneur.
  • How Kids & Company got started and Victoria’s experience of working in a partnership.
  • How she juggled having eight kids while being a working mother.
  • Why high-net individuals chose to invest in Victoria.
  • Creating a major enterprise and having Harvard generate a case study based on its development and success.
  • How Kids & Company operates and helps moms start a career or entrepreneurial venture.
  • The struggles and advice that Victoria would give to entrepreneurs and businesses that are just starting.
  • The importance of business partners having an aligned vision.
  • The recognition and awards that Victoria is most proud of.

 

 

Victoria Sopik’s Fun Frank Advice for Self-Made Millionaires & Wealthy Families:

 

  • Don’t think. Make the decision, go with your first impulse, and never look back.

 

 

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