We spent our 20s working our way up, making a lot of efforts to gain that extra bit of responsibility, money or fancy-sounding title, but when 30 comes knocking, the chances are you’ve changed. Your goals and aspirations have moved in a different direction.

Yes, it might feel a bit scary to switch things up but it’s never too late to start something you truly want to be doing. Changing your career in your 30s takes grit and courage. Patience is key. You’ll have to work hard, but more importantly work smart. Once you get where you want to be, you will be thrilled with the pay off.

On today’s episode of The Stephanie Show, I talk about taking the long road and building a customer-centric business with a successful businesswoman : Elke Rubach.

Elke is the founder of Rubach Wealth, a Toronto-based insurance and wealth management advisory firm. A lawyer by training, she is currently the Board Chair at Lycée Français de Toronto, a member of the Professional Advisory Council at SickKids Foundation, and a Co-Founder and Chair of Fashion Heals in support of SickKids. She previously served as Vice-Chair of the Breast Cancer Society of Canada and sat on the Board of Directors at the Toronto Parking Authority.

In this episode, you will learn :

– How Elke transitioned from a lawyer to financial professional and entrepreneur

– How she learned 5 languages and developed her international career

– 3 best pieces of advice for entrepreneurs

– Her morning routines

– Plus much more…

Tools and products mentioned :

Duolingo: Learn a language for free

Trips.com : For booking flights, hotels, trains & rental cars

Peleton : Stream live and on-demand classes

Slack : Team communication and collaboration

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