“Try to create opportunities for yourself to help with your personal and professional growth.” Meet Kam Bains, Mentor to one of our SPARK students.
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Why did you decide to become a mentor with Beedie Luminaries?
To help others find and create opportunities for themselves. Help others become the best version of themselves and achieve success.
What was your favourite subject in school?
Economics, I was fascinated how I applied principles of economics in my daily living. It broadened my understanding of the world, as economics is connected to many human interactions.
What was your first job? What was your biggest takeaway from that experience?
My first job was in the retail industry. My biggest takeaway was that customer service is paramount in the success of any business in the service industry.
What are the three qualities that got you where you are today?
Persistence, Motivation and Strong Communication skills.
Do you have a “favourite failure” of yours?
Living life based on others opinions.
What book(s) have greatly influenced your life?
Think Like a Monk- discover the roadblocks to our potential and power, and uncover your true passion and purpose.
What advice would you give to post-secondary students as they prepare to transition into the working world?
Try to create opportunities for yourself to help with your personal and professional growth.
What / where is your happy place?
Maui, on the beach listening to the waves and soaking in the sun.
What is a dream you have that you have yet to achieve?
To travel and see all the 7 wonders of the world.Back To Top