Ian MacKinnon of Later Media
How do you know if tossing stability, reliable income and benefits out the window to start your own risky venture is the right path for you? Well, the first sign is you can’t get it off your mind. Take our friend Ian MacKinnon here: he tried working at the famous Googleplex headquarters in California and that still didn’t curb the startup thoughts brimming in his head, despite its ridiculous perks.
Jana Webb is an entrepreneur who started JOGA, a.k.a. yoga for jocks. While her business has thrived and she has helped it grow brick by brick, Jana has had a tumultuous personal journey that includes two car crashes that almost took her life.
Robyn Coquelle started volunteering at Vancouver Orphan Kitten Rescue Association (VOKRA). Little did she know that she would end up quitting her job to study to become a veterinary technician—through volunteering, she had found the one thing she truly wants to do.
Roya picked up a part-time job as a receptionist at an auto body shop to help support herself while she was in school, but it wasn’t long until she realized that she was already where she wanted to be.