Entries by Kyle Chan

The Entrepreneurial Mindset

There are many different ways to define an entrepreneur but the most prominent or defining characteristic would be the mindset. After considering various sources about the mindset, I’ve highlighted some of the ones that really spoke out to me. Specifically taking action, being fearless and being attentive. Taking Action A well-known saying I like is “ideas […]

What It Takes To Be An Entrepreneur

The idea of entrepreneurship can take multiple forms. It can start with one passion by one person or a need spawned from like-minded people. There is an endless amount of ideas available to pursue but what turns them into reality comes from the entrepreneurs themselves. Ideas are nothing without execution and entrepreneurs are there to […]

5 Great Reasons to Study, Intern or Work Abroad

No need to put your education or your work experience on hold to travel – you can do both! Both studying and taking an internship abroad will allow you to combine learning (‘on the job’ learning in the case of an internship) with the experiential learning of travelling, assimilating into a different culture and making […]

Why Go On Exchange?

“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” – Lao Tzu Let’s face it, we all have goals and accomplishments that we want to achieve in life. Whether it be finding a good job, having enough money, or simply exploring the world, everybody probably has something they want to do on their bucket […]

The Difference Volunteering Can Make

“Volunteering is the ultimate exercise in democracy. You vote in elections once a year, but when you volunteer, you vote every day about the kind of community you want to live in”. – Author Unknown The Idea of Volunteering The idea of volunteering can have a profound effect. Some people love the idea and do […]

#ShareYourStory Campaign Launch

Have a burning passion to share an international experience? Want to explore the world even more while making an impact? Check out AIESEC in Canada’s #ShareYourStory Photo Contest! Simply follow the steps below to share your story across social media and you could get the chance to win a free exchange through AIESEC. Interested? Check out […]

Volunteering v.s. Tourism

The vast majority of people say that they like to travel and share where they went or what they did. We can say with confidence that those people are tourists, simply looking for adventures and to try new things. One can also argue that volunteering abroad, giving time for a cause in another country, can […]

Canadians Making an Impact Internationally

Impact: A word that everyone wants to achieve. Making a difference in the world, in someone else’s life can have a profound effect on everyone involved. It can lead to self-fulfillment, joy or even just a warm fuzzy feeling inside. But impact can come from anywhere whether it be stepping outside of your comfort zone […]

Teaching: The Never-ending Journey

Ever since we were young, we’ve always had someone to guide us, someone to lead us, someone to teach us. As university students or recent graduates, you might think that you’re almost at the end of it all meaning there won’t be anymore teachers to boss us around or grade our work. However, the idea […]