Hilda Broomfield-Letemplier: Canadian Pioneer
I'm in a non-traditional trade with steels and pipes and
fittings and flanges, welding supplies, tanks, things that
are just not traditional for a woman to be involved in.
One day when I was at the bank there was a young girl who
came up and said to me "I see you in the book that is
given to our college.
It's the Canadian Procedures for Office Administration."
And she was so excited because she was actually doing
the same course that I did.
There's nothing like being your own boss.
There's lots of stress involved and you have to be accountable
but at the end of the day, you do a good job,
you hire a good team, they're all there to support you.
I know it's hard when you're in business,
there are so many things to do but we really have to focus
on what's important. There's a lot of things out there that
you just really just have to declutter I guess
or be organized.
Whenever I speak, as long as I touch one person or I can
influence them into getting into their own business,
that makes me feel really, really good.