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Kelly Lovell

Speaker, Youth Mobilizer & Consultant

Kelly Lovell, an acclaimed Youth Mobilizer and Social Entrepreneur, is bridging the gap between business and community to create opportunities for the next generation to thrive. She is a 15-time award-winning thought leader, 3-time TEDx speaker, and CEO of Lovell Corporation and My Effect Inc.

As one of Canada’s premier youth consultancy firms, Lovell Corporation helps businesses develop effective youth marketing and millennial employee retention strategies. Putting Lovell Corporation’s youth insights into action, My Effect Inc. is a Waterloo-based social enterprise that specializes in ICT and data solutions that help organizations engage the next generation through social action. As the first ever small-medium sized enterprise to become a Collaborating Partner of Impact 2030, MyEffect’s current focus is tracking skills-based volunteering and social impact achievements that advance of the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals.

Featured by Forbes, INC., Globe & Mail, FOX News, Huffington Post and Entrepreneur, Kelly Lovell is sought out for her expertise in engaging Millennials and Generation Z. At 23 years old, Lovell became a a 2016 Queen’s Young Leader and personally met Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. She also a G20 Youth Entrepreneurs’ Alliance delegate for 2017.

To learn more please visit: or follow her on Twitter @kellyalovell

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Do You Have A #NoFilter Perspective?

Social media and internet services continue to evolve as the demand for content and the ways in which it is consumed rapidly changes. As a result, the post-digital era is headed towards curated content. Targeted ads, smart newsfeeds and personalized content delivery are becoming the norm.
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How To Build A Quality Professional Network

Many professionals emphasize networking and strategies to build networks, however, there is little focus on network maintenance. The best networks are the ones we can call on for support when needed. For example, are we comfortable asking for a favour from someone we spoke to once at a party a year ago? In this case, the quality of the relationship is more important than the number of contacts in the address book.
04/08/2016 03:26 EDT
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Industry Insights From A 7 Year Old

As the end of the year comes to a close, industry leaders are already preparing for what's next and refining their 2016 strategies to stay on top of the market. With baby boomers retiring and millennials being the most studied generation to date, market leaders can gain insight from the next generation, Generation Z.
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15 Signs You Have an Entrepreneur Mindset

True success of an entrepreneur comes not from their ideas, but from their inner mindset and character traits. It takes a certain type of leader to endure startup life and persevere past the hurdles that will inevitable lay ahead in their efforts to inspire disruption or bring a new innovation to life.
07/09/2015 12:42 EDT
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How To Be A Celebrity for A Day

Everyone deserves to have a day to feel special. Luxury can be associated with expensive outings, taste and experiences; however it can also be inspired by a sense of self worth and the way people make us feel. A life of luxury may seem out of your reach; but money isn't the only way to make you feel like you are worth thousands.
03/03/2015 09:41 EST
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I'm Not Cheap, I'm an Entrepreneur

A great challenge an entrepreneur has starting out is overcoming their financial limitations to transform their ideas into reality. Investment doesn't come over night and often than not, you already need a pilot project, prototype or some part of a business developed before you can gain serious consideration.
11/24/2014 12:50 EST
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'Entrepreneur' Is Not a Dirty Word

If you are an entrepreneur, be proud to hold this title and live up to its name. Also understand that you are leading a long overdue generational shift across sectors and it will take some time before your path may be embraced by all. Don't let the resistance discourage you from your ambitions.
10/28/2014 12:53 EDT
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How to Find a Mentor

While we cannot make up for the experiences we lack, we can certainly draw from the knowledge of those who have lived before us. Regardless of your age or the stage you are in your life, I believe mentorship is an invaluable tool. There is a reason why maps were created. Imagine a road trip without the aid of a map?
08/05/2014 05:52 EDT
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You Need to Think Beyond the Dollar

Money shouldn't dictate your success or potential. While it may be more difficult without funding to bring your idea to reality, it doesn't mean it can't be done.In fact in some ways it can be a blessing in disguise. Your passion will be put to the test, your vision will be challenged and with each roadblock your determination will strengthen as your vision grows.
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