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Mental Health Awareness Week - Staying Chill

As students, entrepreneurs, or working professionals, we can easily lose track of our ability to chill out during stressful times. This is especially true if we have a lot going on and start to feel overwhelmed. Deadlines, assignments, contracts, midterms, regardless of our lifestyle, things can get overwhelming.

Even if you’re able to handle 45 things at once with little to no sweat, your mind and body need to relax. Make a conscious effort to breathe, stay present, and treat your brain and body with respect. What are some of the ways we can do this?

Members of The Hub Incubator Program See Great Success

"There is no such thing as a "million dollar idea", ideas are worthless until you get them out of your head to see what they can do". We are not immune to the "yeah, but..." comments that come along with a big statement like that, we get it. The commonality between the successful entrepreneurs you're about to read about however, is that they pushed past the "yeah, but..." red flags in their head, and, they were all participants of The Hub Incubator Program.

Why MGMT*4050 Business Consulting is For You

The University of Guelph’s Business Consulting courses, more formally referred to as MGMT*4050 and MGMT*4060 offer upper year students transformational learning experiences that provide them with real-world applicable skills and wisdom.

Offered in both Fall and Winter semesters, the Business Consulting course is open to third and fourth year students from any program who wish to earn course credit through unconventional means.

University of Guelph Graduates Open Innovative Restaurant

Just 4 months ago, Lirom Shimonov, Mirelle Shimonov and Corey Paris opened Who Gives a Schnitz in downtown Guelph. These University of Guelph graduates saw an opportunity in Guelph’s late-night food market and made it their mission to introduce an innovative new restaurant offering the best Schnitzel sandwich in town. I had the pleasure of visiting with them at their downtown location and trying one of their mouth-watering schnitzel sandwiches. If I didn’t give a schnitz before, I definitely give a schnitz now!

Student Entrepreneurs Win Big in National Competition

A U of G student-led team of entrepreneurs placed in the top 10 among 58 post-secondary institutions across Canada in the 2015 Enactus Canada Student Entrepreneur National Competition. The team was also named the National Rookie Champion, an honour that goes to the start-up team whose project helps empower people in their community.

With the support of U of G’s Centre for Business and Student Enterprise (CBaSE), the team pitched their business ideas to a panel of more than 70 judges at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from May 11 to 13.

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