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Majid Kazmi is an experienced banking professional, social entrepreneur and diversity and inclusion thought leader based in Toronto, Canada. He is a recognized presenter on topics such as leadership, inclusive entrepreneurship and career development for young professionals. He is the Co-founder and CEO of Valu Ventures Inc. (www.valuventures.ca), a unique social enterprise that supports startup businesses run by immigrant entrepreneurs.

Kazmi is regarded as a self-made success story. He started his career at J.P. Morgan and has been a career banker for the past one and a half decade. He serves on the boards of Toronto Workforce Innovation Group and H2O4ALL. He is also advisor to many organizations and think tanks in Canada.

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The First Dancer - How to be the first among equals and attract unlimited opportunities

A fourteen-hour flight across the Atlantic Ocean changed my life forever. On Tuesday, I was a senior executive at a bank; on Wednesday, a job seeker. I and my wife had taken a chance on a new country, and on everything we thought we possessed–our education, our talents and our optimism. We were past the point of no-return. We were so determined to make it work for ourselves and for our three-an... Read more of this blog post »
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“Don't let anyone tell your story. Pick up a pen and write your own.”
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“When it comes to learning success, action is your school, and failure your teacher.”
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“Our minds become slaves to those we see as having total power to control us and to cause pain to us. We are quick to give up control of ourselves to those who have the power to rule us as long as they also have the power to feed us. This is the fundamental construct of a feudal society.”
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“Do not judge my success by the destination I reached but the distance I traveled.”
Majid Kazmi, The First Dancer: How to be the first among equals and attract unlimited opportunities

“Don't let anyone tell your story. Pick up a pen and write your own.”
Majid Kazmi

“Our minds become slaves to those we see as having total power to control us and to cause pain to us. We are quick to give up control of ourselves to those who have the power to rule us as long as they also have the power to feed us. This is the fundamental construct of a feudal society.”
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“Pursuit of contentment is not the pursuit of an elusive tomorrow; it is the celebration of today. In that, it is the pursuit to end all pursuits.”
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“We all look for opportunities in the form of an ideal state of affairs; the perfect weather for picnic, enough time to call a friend, or a good offer to sell the house. The truth is, you have the power to create the state of affairs that you call opportunities.”
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