Make Lemonade Entrepreneur: Kat Gaskin

Make Lemonade Entrepreneur: Kat Gaskin

In our Make Lemonade Entrepreneur, we sat down and interviewed Kat to learn more about her experience running her business. Experience her energy in the video and blog by clicking the link!

Allison Dore

Allison Dore

I think the most important thing for me is that, if I feel stuck and I focus on it, then I stay stuck. But if I feel stuck, and I tell myself to just breathe, something will come to me…eventually it does.

Nichelle Laus

Nichelle Laus

Success isn’t about how much money you make; it’s about the difference you make in people’s lives.

Devery Jacobs

Devery Jacobs

If I can make a living doing what I love, can stand behind the work I’ve created and helped lift others coming up behind me, then I consider myself to be the most successful.

Tennille Read

Tennille Read

I need to take risks in order to grow and expand. I take risks whenever I’m doing something new, or going for a part that is outside of my comfort zone.

Andrea Anders

Andrea Anders

I believe you learn more from failure than anything else in life.


Daphne De Groot

Daphne De Groot

I find that the team you surround yourself with is the most important factor in determining a business’ ability to be relentlessly inspired.

Helen Androlia

Helen Androlia

“Even if it fails - whatever that looks like - I never think of taking a chance on myself as a risk.”

Amanda (Ama) Scriver

Amanda (Ama) Scriver

Just show up. Into the club, purse first. Confidence. Put on a great bold lip and just show up. Let’s do this. You asked me here for a reason. You want me and who I am so that’s what I am going to bring to the table.

Jennifer Valentyne

Jennifer Valentyne

“I had to have faith in myself and take risks at a time in my life where I never thought I would have to.”

Farah Nasser

Farah Nasser

“What we do in our unique positions is beyond individual success and instead about breaking barriers for the next generation.”

Amanda Shuchat

Amanda Shuchat

“We focus on building a rich culture where everyone gets opportunities to stretch regardless of their levels.”

Shannon Lee Simmons

Shannon Lee Simmons

“As long as I'm still inspired and excited about the future, I'm successful.”

Sherren Lee

Sherren Lee

“If you feel full and whole, you have more capacity for risk, and that's what's truly going to separate you from the crowd.”

Jenny He

Jenny He

The biggest career risk is not taking any risks at all.

Josie Dye

Josie Dye

I don’t think there is room for boredom in this lifetime.

Michelle Laratta

Michelle Laratta

I just want people to find the fun in their work, learn in a relaxed and creative environment, and swear comfortably.

Monique Bryan

Monique Bryan

I found my purpose and my passion from my cancer diagnosis and have built a business helping women package and sell their gifts so they can share their message with the world, like I did.

Amira de Vera

Amira de Vera

The more I get my clients out there talking proudly about their work and their Canadian roots, then the more impact I hope I am making.

Irene Elliott

Irene Elliott

I think that what defines a successful person is their ability to make lemonade when the fruit isn’t growing on the trees.