While growing up in Campbellville, Ontario I
doubt Calin Lawrynowicz thought that by the age of 36 he would be
recognised as a business leader and a person to admire.
Although Calin is best known as a Toronto- based
lawyer, he is almost better known as a growing corporation. In only
seven years the law firm he and his wife started when he was called
to the bar in 2000 has now expanded to include three separate
companies dealing with a full range of investment and real estate
Their staff has also expanded,
now numbering 20. Calin is a text book example of a successful
entrepreneur. In fact, he was selected as Entrepreneur of the Year
by the Federal Business Development of Bank. He is also a Gold Medal
Winner of Queens University National Entrepreneur Competition. As an
award winning entrepreneur he knows what it takes to succeed in
business. As an academic, his educational accomplishments are also
unique, as he holds two business and two law degrees.
Yet when you watch him address an audience of
business people or speak with him in person, its difficult to
imagine that this humble, ah shucks kind of guy is anything
but a successful entrepreneur.
attending University he volunteered working for free on legal aid
cases in the Windsor area This same human concern guides his
business philosophy, which is likely another reason for his rapid
When I asked him what his advice is to others
wishing to achieve he replied Dick, I firmly believe that if you
try to do good, good will come to you. Think positive, the sky is
not the limit. There is always room for more. Then he added
with a smile And be careful of what you wish for, you may get it
Calin Lawrynowicz, the Canadian Achiever from
the small community of Campbellville proves what I have said a
million times. In Canada you do not have to come from a big city
to have big ideas, or be tall to reach the sky.
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