Category: Careers in Focus

From Acclaimed Recording Artist to Top Flight Recruiter: Erik Simins Hits All the Right Notes When it Comes to Career Success

Erik Simins has built a career on an ability to learn, persevere and succeed. He has been a top tier sales professional in the pharmaceutical sector, a popular singer/song writer, a top-billing recruiter and a serial entrepreneur. The underlying success has been Simins’ focus on achieving his goals despite many harah lessons he has faced

Continue reading

How Tech Guru Keyur Desai Built a Career Successfully Blending Cutting Edge Technology & Sound Business Strategy

“Ever since I was a kid I wanted to do high end computer stuff–NASA type projects.” Starts Keyur Desai when explaining his life long fasincation with technology. “It was natural for me to go into engineering.” Desai’s first professional job was as a network engineer which he started even before he graduated university. “I quickly

Continue reading

How DJ Randy Owen Fell in Love with Radio and Became One of Country Radio’s Most Respected On-Air Personalities

For the last 39 years DJ Randy Owen’s engaging and down-to-earth personality has reached several generations of country music radio listeners across North America. The Welland, Ontario native has consistently evolved as a radio professional over the years, however what makes him so popular is his unparalleled love for country music, authentic respect for the

Continue reading

REWRITING HIS DESTINY: How Entrepreneur Mohed Altrad Reshaped his Destiny as a Nomadic Shepherd to an Empire- Building Visionary

This very special Careers in Focus was written and compiled by Brian Trota. “I had no special dream at the time. Only the ambition not to accept my initial destiny.” – Mohed Altrad At 71, Mohed Altrad has truly become the editor of his own destiny by rewriting his life narrarive many times over as

Continue reading

From JFK’s Secret Service Agent to Acclaimed Author: Into Abraham Bolden’s Decades-long Search for Truth and Justice

This special edition of Careers in Focus was compiled and written by Brian Trota. November 22, 1963 is a date that marks the tragic day when the United States President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. And for former secret service agent Abraham Bolden it’s a day that haunts him everyday. As Bolden

Continue reading

From Mechanic to Professional Consultant: How Steve Bredschneider Discovered the Power of Helping Others Achieve their Potential

Careers in Focus profile by Brian Trota Six years ago Steve Bredschneider was at his lowest point in his life. “I was really not happy. I was overweight; I was sick. I was depressed.” says Bredschneider, “I wasn’t clinically diagnosed [as depressed] but I had all the symptoms and never really talked about it to

Continue reading

How Visual Artist Iwona Buziak-Mohamed Aims to Help Other New Canadians Thrive

Careers in Focus article by Brian Trota Ever since she was a young girl growing up in Communist Poland Iwona Buziak-Mohamed knew she wanted to be artist, yet it was this desire that helped her to develop into a strong individual. “I learned from a very early age, that as long as I used my

Continue reading

From Olympian to Top-Tier Sales Leader: Barry Kuzminski Shares What it Takes to Succeed

Careers in Focus Article by Brian Trota Barry Kuzminski remembers the 1984 Olympics like it was yesterday. “When I stood on the hill in Los Angeles at Dodgers Stadium..and turned around I noticed my sister and her husband who flew in. I couldn’t believe I was kicking dirt on the very mound that [future Hall

Continue reading

How Master Motivator Lisa McDonald has Built a Career Helping Others Live Fearlessly!

Article profile by: Brian Trota Five years ago Lisa McDonald decided to become a full-fledged entrepreneur sowing the seeds of her brand ‘Living Fearlessly with Lisa’ and in the process creating a successful podcast, blog, mentorship/coaching business, and writing career. Yet, the kernal of it all came from McDonald’s authentic desire to help people realize

Continue reading

The Start of a Promising Country Music Career: Chris Strei

Article Profile by: Brian Trota December 2017 was the turning point in musician’s Chris Strei career. He just got the call to open up for the Trews–in that short set it provided Strei the momentum he needed to start building something special. “It was the catalyst for what I’m doing now, ” says Strei, “I

Continue reading