Ask/Gives & Aligning Investors to Your Purpose with Emily Bland & Yasmin Grigaliunas, SucSeed
When you're a bootstrapped entrepreneur how do you grow your business when writing cheques isn't always an option? For Emily Bland, SeedEO of SucSeed and Yasmin Grigaliunas, co-founder of World's Biggest Garage Sale, that meant learning to ask for what they needed, while also offering what they did have in exchange. Both Emily and Yas use Ask-Gives to create meaningful, strategic partnerships that help grow their businesses and provide immeasurable value to all parties involved. In this episode: The immeasurable benefits of strategic partnerships Asking for what you need and offering what you have to give Aligning investors and partnerships with your purpose Breaking the rules to grow on your own terms We invite you to become a SheEO Activator or apply to be a SheEO Venture at SheEO.World.
1.5. Growing the Seeds of Independence ft. Emily Bland
Canada's Young Leaders
Emily Bland, ‘SeedEO’ of SucSeed, joins us to discuss her company’s groundbreaking hydroponics technology that is changing lives, and more generally the ways in which business can be an incredible force for good when profit is not the only incentive. Emily explains how hydroponics (a technology that allows people to grow vegetables without soil or sunlight) is helping northern communities across the country become more independent, reduces the economic and environmental costs of importing produce into these communities, and also helps teachers introduces their students to the infinite possibilities of agriculture.https://sucseed.ca/ www.upfordnetwork.com
EP026 Financially Empowering Today's Youth with Emily Bland of SucSeed
Young Money with Tracey Bissett
Emily Bland is the “Seed-EO” of SucSeed, a company dedicated to improving food security and the lives of people across Canada. She is a recent graduate of the Commerce program at Memorial University and has received national recognition and awards for her business and leadership skills, including HSBC's Women Leader of Tomorrow for Atlantic Canada, 21 Inc's Top 50 Emerging Leaders in Atlantic Canada, and was most recently recognized as a 2017 Top 7 SheEO Venture. Her company has successfully impacted the lives of thousands of people across the country and created over 150 jobs. Her company proudly employs at-risk and homeless youth needing a hand-up in life to build the home hydroponic growing systems they offer throughout Canada. Emily joins me today to share how SucSeed began as an Enactus project while she attended university to becoming a full circle social enterprise. She explains the company’s mission to improve the food security issue throughout Canada as well as worldwide and the charitable organizations they support to give back to the Canadian community. She also shares her biggest financial turning point, how hustling as a young child impacted her ability to become a successful entrepreneur and leader, and the importance of millennials to become more open and willing to discuss financial matters with others. “No matter where you are, everything can be fixed and everything can be changed if you get the right advice.” - Emily Bland This Week on Young Money: How the idea for SucSeed began as a university project. How determination, building the right team, and having the right mentors impacted her ability to succeed in business, life, and managing her finances. Her most memorable financial turning point. Strategies she uses to plan her company’s financial future. How her early childhood experiences impacted her ability to hustle, generate sales, and lead her team as an entrepreneur. The importance of being open and willing to talk about finances. Challenges she faces as a millennial entrepreneur. The importance of managing your finances and how they can affect every aspect of your life. Key Takeaways: Stay determined and motivated. Surround yourself with the right people to help you achieve your goals. Find a mentor. Remember - everything is fixable and anything is possible. Follow your heart and your gut! Connect with Emily Bland: SucSeed SucSeed on Twitter SucSeed on Facebook Emily Bland on Instagram Emily Bland on LinkedIn Can I AFFORD it? This episode is sponsored by the masterclass Can I Afford It? How to be certain of what you can and can’t afford in your business in 5 minutes or less every time. This training has been specifically designed for entrepreneurs with sales in the 6 to 7 figure range to provide the 5 Steps to Cash Flow Clarity. If you are an entrepreneur with sales at these levels and want to make powerful money decisions, you do not want to miss this important masterclass. Head over to bissettfinancialfitness.com/afford to register now. Stop asking yourself the question can I AFFORD it? Rate, Share & Inspire Other Young Millionaires-in-the-Making Thanks for tuning into the Young Money Podcast - the advice show for young millionaires-in-the-making! If you enjoyed this week’s episode, head over to iTunes and leave us a rating and review. Don’t forget to share your favorite episodes on social media! Subscribe to the Young Money Podcast on iTunes so you never miss an episode and reach out to us on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, our Linkedin Company Page, or by visiting our website.