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Source: St. Mary's University

Sobey MBA Students Get Scoop on Owning a Small Business

October 13, 2006

afternoon, students in the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program
learned first hand about what it takes to be a small business owner.

Boris Mirtchev (BSc ’96 and MBA ’99), who is a graduate of the Sobey MBA
program at Saint Mary’s, conducted a talk on owning a small business to
first year MBA students.

"Owning a business is a big commitment in life," he said during his lecture
this afternoon. "But if owning a business is something you want to do, then
go for it."

He indicated that being your own boss is truly rewarding.

"The first few years of owning your own business is hard, but the key thing
is to just keep at it; never give up," he said. "Remember, hard work gets
you places and gets you the kind of results you desire to earn a successful

Mirtchev is the founder of a number of Halifax establishments including
Hamachi House, Hamachi Steak House and Ekaterina’s Fine World Chocolates at
Bishops Landing. He recently opened Rogi Orazio, which is now dubbed as
Halifax’s newest hot spot specializing in Mediterranean cuisine. He is also
the President and CEO of MIC Consulting INC., a consulting firm that
specializes in business development and marketing/communications for a
number of businesses worldwide.

Saint Mary's University is known for its community outreach projects, both
in Canada and around the world. Saint Mary's, founded in 1802, is home to
one of Canada's leading business schools, a Science Faculty widely known for
its cutting-edge research, a comprehensive and innovative Arts Faculty and a
vibrant Faculty of Graduate Studies and Research.


For More Information:

Paul Fitzgerald
Public Affairs Officer
Saint Mary's University, Public Affairs
(902) 420.5514



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