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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.

Jul 30, 2019

 

Lara Murphy is the co-founder of Ryan Murphy Construction, an award-winning construction company run by two women. Her journey as a business owner and entrepreneur began at 16 when she founded Handy Student Maintenance, which led to the founding of Ryan Murphy Construction. Lara's business has been recognized and featured by PROFIT 500, Canadian Business, Maclean's Magazine, and Alberta Venture. Lara currently serves as the Director of Business Development and Strategy as well as the Calgary Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors.

 

Lara joins me today to share her story of women, wealth, and work boots. She highlights why relationship building is vital in any business and reveals the diversity of the team at Ryan Murphy Construction. Lara shares how her business launched just before the 2008 financial crisis and how the company survived this event. She also describes what the Calgary economy looks like today and shares how business growth is being encouraged and supported by the business community.

 

 

 

“Every accomplishment that seems like the most gigantic hurdle - once you get your foot over it, you’re okay and ready for the next.” - Lara Murphy

 

 

 

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

 

  • How building relationships has resulted in construction projects outside of Calgary.
  • The unique diversity of the team at Ryan Murphy Construction.
  • Surviving the 2008 financial crisis.
  • What the economy in Calgary looks like today.
  • How the business community is supporting growth through mentorship.
  • How being aggressive about growing the team and forging partnerships is driving growth.
  • What the future holds for Ryan Murphy Construction.

 

 

Lara Murphy’s Fun Frank Advice for Self-Made Millionaires & Wealthy Families:

 

  • Never let anyone else define who you are or your limitations.

 

 

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Get Ready for Fun Networking & Fundraising!

 

Kick off your high-heels ladies, lace up your golf shoes, and get ready for an exciting, fun way to network with your business peers while raising money for a worthy cause. Join me, Colleen O’Connell-Campbell and Shelley True on September 5, 2019 for the all-women’s golf tournament, FORE-Play for Charity - the annual event supporting The Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health.

 

The FORE-Play for Charity event features fun ways to network with other Ottawa-based business leaders such as Open Mic, Cocktail Hour, the Red Carpet event, and a unique Makeup and Beauty Bar as well as a Gala Dinner.

 

So if you’re ready to lace up your golf shoes and tee off to support The Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health, visit www.truedotdesign.com/foreplay to register today - or, become a sponsor to show the community you’re serious about mental health.

 

Be sure to subscribe to our newsletter and follow FORE-Play for Charity on Facebook so you never miss an update on this important event.

 

Registration opens on April 1, 2019

 

Book Your Prosperity Discovery Session Today!

 

Are you ready to double your net worth? Ready to create your roadmap to riches or get your financial life back on track? Join me for a Prosperity Discovery Session today! Let’s unlock your roadmap to riches so you can begin to live your life to the fullest. To book your Prosperity Discovery Session, email me at colleen.campbell@rbc.com to request a free questionnaire and let’s begin your roadmap to riches now!

 

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