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Tune in to #JobCreators Radio Show Tomorrow!

Please tune in tomorrow at 11am (EST) for the first live episode of the #JobCreators Radio Show! An online talk radio program that interviews Trailblazers with Developmental Disabilities, as well as corporations, organizations and individuals committed to creating opportunities that lead to meaningful employment. Our first guest is Amy Cosper, former Editor in Chief of […]

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From Flunky to Founder

From Flunky to Founder   Despite my many gifts that come by way of having ADHD Inattentive Type, I also have challenges. One challenge, in particular, has less to do with me and more to do with society. We’ve all heard the term seeing is believing. Well, the challenge that comes with having an invisible […]

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Fredericton’s Shawn Smith is Championing Uniqueness by Cara Smith

Fredericton’s Shawn Smith is Championing Uniqueness by Cara Smith   As an entrepreneur, positive exposure is everything. I’ve been interviewed by many online publications around the world but this is my first online news feature in my home province of New Brunswick, Canada. I am extremely proud to be featured in Huddle.Today! Please click here […]

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This is how I hustle

This is how I hustle! Most Wednesday afternoons you can find me in the Hot Desk Room at The Ville Cooperative. I volunteer my time to help other entrepreneurs and startup companies with various aspects of their business. A few weeks ago I encouraged a group I was helping out to tap into their network […]

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What is Neurodiversity?

  What is Neurodiversity? Neurodiversity is an emerging field in the world of Psychology that challenges people’s perceptions about disabilities. Please like and share this animated short that explains Neurodiversity and describes my innovative work that is being recognized around the world!   Ok, what is neurodiversity? People who are neurodiverse have been known to […]

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TEDxUNB Update

Unfortunately, I was not selected to speak at TEDxUNB. I am disappointed but not surprised. My live audition did not go as well as I planned and upon reflection, I understand why. When it comes to speaking, I can’t write anything down, my focus shifts from hat I want to say to what I’ve written. […]

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Community Arcade?

Having ADHD Inattentive Type means that my thoughts cycle at a rate much faster than most. After 30 years of wondering what was wrong with me, I began to harness the creativity of my mind rather than suppress my innovative ideas. I know that I can’t do the same thing every day, five days a […]

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You can’t get from A to C without going through B.

Did you know that being an entrepreneur is my 20th job? It’s true, each one, a stepping stone, leading me to the path I am on now. Because I have had so many jobs, I have acquired a tremendous amount of knowledge that has helped me become an expert on many subjects. My first job […]

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One Step Closer to TEDxUNB 2017!

One thing I love about social media, Twitter, in particular, is that I get discovered nearly every week. A few months ago Steve Rohr, a publicist for the Oscars started following me on Twitter. Needless to say, I returned the gesture and Steve immediately liked and started retweeted my posts. As his support for me […]

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TEDxUNB Video Submission!

  As I mentioned in a previous post I made it through the first round of the TEDxUNB Talks happening at the University of New Brunswick’s Wu Conference Centre on March 18th, 2017. Click here to watch my YouTube video submission to make it on to the next round! Please like and share to help […]

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