Neechie Gear CEO runner-up for international business award
- EFN Staff | March 10, 2015
Another accolade for a deserving entrepreneur.
Today Kendal Netmaker, CEO of Neechie Gear, a lifestyle clothing company that empowers youth through sports, was the runner-up for the Youth Business International Entrepreneur of the Year 2015 Award.
He was one of four finalists for the award, which he received in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The other finalists were from Russia, Hong Kong, and Peru.
“If you would have
told me in 2011 that I would be a Runner-up for an international award, I probably
wouldn't have believed you,” wrote Netmaker in a Facebook post from Dubai. “It
had taken me several years to realize that creating the right team around you
and eliminating negativity can help clear your mind to think BIG. Always think
positive and show up, especially on the days where you dread being there.
Patience and persistence can take you a long way.
“The only person who can stop you, is yourself. The people who can influence you, are the people you hang around with. Thank you all for your continued support and I hope you will all pursue your dreams because anything is possible. I'm just another guy from the rez.”
Netmaker tips his hat to his mentor, Denis Prud’homme, as one of those people who have helped him along the way.
The Young Entrepreneur Awards recognize the contributions young entrepreneurs make globally.
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