18 episodes

Welcome to The Newcomers ON FIRE! Show, hosted by Miguel Abascal. Get ready to be inspired by the stories of people just like you – newcomers who have faced tough times, embraced challenges, and found their way to success.

Join us as we dive deep into the journeys of our guests, sharing their amazing stories, the tough times they’ve been through, and the moments when they overcame big challenges.

Listen in to learn how they used their inner strength to take control of their time, build strong careers, manage their money, and create the futures they wanted.

Newcomers ON FIRE‪!‬ Miguel Abascal

    • Business

Welcome to The Newcomers ON FIRE! Show, hosted by Miguel Abascal. Get ready to be inspired by the stories of people just like you – newcomers who have faced tough times, embraced challenges, and found their way to success.

Join us as we dive deep into the journeys of our guests, sharing their amazing stories, the tough times they’ve been through, and the moments when they overcame big challenges.

Listen in to learn how they used their inner strength to take control of their time, build strong careers, manage their money, and create the futures they wanted.

    The Power of Volunteering: Insider Secrets with Jessica Pang-Parks (NOF#17)

    The Power of Volunteering: Insider Secrets with Jessica Pang-Parks (NOF#17)

    Jessica Pang-Parks, a renowned leader in the volunteer engagement space, shares her invaluable expertise on leveraging volunteering as a powerful tool for newcomers. From understanding the significance of volunteering in Canadian culture to finding the right opportunities and maximizing their benefits, Jessica provides practical strategies and actionable insights to help newcomers accelerate their journey to success.
     

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    Full show notes: https://onfire.show/the-power-of-volunteering-insider-secrets-with-jessica-pang-parks-nof17/

    • 1 hr 3 min
    From Newcomer to Mompreneur: The Journey of Creating a Healthier Baby Food Alternative with Carmen Bautista and Luis Medina (NOF#16)

    From Newcomer to Mompreneur: The Journey of Creating a Healthier Baby Food Alternative with Carmen Bautista and Luis Medina (NOF#16)

    Carmen and Luis, a power couple who navigated the challenges of starting over as newcomers in Canada. Carmen, a dietitian by profession, shares her story of transitioning from a regulated career to becoming a successful mompreneur. You'll learn how she identified a gap in the market for a healthy, plant-based baby food option and turned her passion into a thriving business. Alongside her supportive husband, Luis, who pursued a career in sales and marketing, this dynamic duo shares their insights on overcoming obstacles, embracing opportunities, and achieving entrepreneurial success in a new country.
     
    Full show notes here: https://onfire.show/from-newcomer-to-mompreneur-the-journey-of-creating-a-healthier-baby-food-alternative-with-carmen-bautista-and-luis-medina-nof16/

    • 50 min
    Winning the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition: Secrets of Success from Sanaz Bahadori and Livia Barbosa de Oliveira (NOF#15)

    Winning the Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition: Secrets of Success from Sanaz Bahadori and Livia Barbosa de Oliveira (NOF#15)

    Sanaz and Livia, were two newcomers who defied the odds and emerged as champions at the prestigious Ontario Colleges Marketing Competition (OCMC).
    Through their gripping stories, you'll discover practical strategies for conquering self-doubt, embracing a growth mindset, and mastering the art of pitching and presenting. Prepare to be motivated as these two trailblazers share their secrets to success, from harnessing the power of feedback to leveraging their unique strengths and turning challenges into opportunities.
    Download this Episode's Workbook and check out our full show notes here: https://onfire.show/winning-the-ontario-colleges-marketing-competition-secrets-of-success-from-sanaz-bahadori-and-livia-barbosa-de-oliveira-nof15/

    • 39 min
    My Thick Accent is My Superpower with Gurasis Singh (NOF#14)

    My Thick Accent is My Superpower with Gurasis Singh (NOF#14)

    Gurasis Singh, moved from India to Canada to study Media Strategies and Advertising. He faced numerous struggles like finding housing, lost job opportunities, and cultural barriers related to his strong accent and appearance. However, Gurasis persevered through networking, persistence and maintaining a positive mindset. He shares his journey to overcoming immigrant challenges and eventually launching his own podcast “My Thick Accent” to showcase immigrant success stories.
     
    Full show notes here: https://onfire.show/my-thick-accent-is-my-superpower-with-gurasis-singh-nof14/
     
     

    • 1 hr 6 min
    Lessons from 500 No's: How to Land Your Dream Yes with Joco Amante (NOF#13)

    Lessons from 500 No's: How to Land Your Dream Yes with Joco Amante (NOF#13)

    Joco Amante shares his journey of applying to over 500 jobs before finally landing his dream role. Joco invested his life savings to study for an MBA in Canada, but after graduating, he struggled to find work. He opens up about the constant rejection taking a toll on his confidence and the stress of being on a study permit. Joco provides valuable insights on lowering your expectations as a newcomer, extending your financial runway, and the importance of networking. Listen to this episode to gain perspective and actionable tips to land your dream job.
     
    Full Show Notes and Resources here: https://onfire.show/lessons-from-500-nos-how-to-land-your-dream-yes-with-joco-amante-nof13/

    • 46 min
    How to Land 4 Jobs in 3 Years as a Newcomer with Maria Becerra (NOF#12)

    How to Land 4 Jobs in 3 Years as a Newcomer with Maria Becerra (NOF#12)

    Maria Becerra shares the secrets behind her incredible success in landing 4 big jobs within just 3 years of arriving in Canada. If you want to fast-track your career as a newcomer, this is a must-listen!

    • 44 min

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