When Catherine Connors isn’t at work developing girl-empowering media content, she’s often pushing herself phsyically, be it on a trapeze, mountain or even her backyard climbing wall. (Jill Connelly for The Globe and Mail)

High flier on the trapeze soars in business, too

When Catherine Connors isn’t at work developing girl-empowering media content, she’s often pushing herself phsyically, be it on a trapeze, mountain or even her backyard climbing wall. (Jill Connelly for The Globe and Mail)

‘Mr. Hamilton’ overcomes his life and business fears by participating in wild activities around the world

Realtor tests his mettle through extreme sports

Hamilton’ overcomes his life and business fears by participating in wild activities around the world

When SendtoNews CEO isn’t stampeding alongside bulls or up mountains, he’s charging ahead in search of new clients

That time Greg Bobolo of SendtoNews ran with the bulls in Pamplona

When SendtoNews CEO isn’t stampeding alongside bulls or up mountains, he’s charging ahead in search of new clients

This serious and shy CEO steps out of his comfort zone to deliver jokes to a crowd, but he’s not quitting his day job

So a Bay Street executive walks into a comedy club ...

This serious and shy CEO steps out of his comfort zone to deliver jokes to a crowd, but he’s not quitting his day job

Rob Cunningham is a Vancouver video game developer who co-founded eatART, an arts organization that hosts events and parties, demonstrates art pieces at public events and schools, and provides a workspace for inventors and creators. (Darryl Dyck for The Globe and Mail)

Robotic spider catches entrepreneur in its web

Rob Cunningham is a Vancouver video game developer who co-founded eatART, an arts organization that hosts events and parties, demonstrates art pieces at public events and schools, and provides a workspace for inventors and creators. (Darryl Dyck for The Globe and Mail)

Inn at Laurel Point managing director Ian Powell of Victoria heard God’s calling and began religious studies in 2008. With his employer’s blessing, he now does double duty as a priest at Christ Church Cathedral. (Chad Hipolito for The Globe and Mail)

Inn keeper feeds his soul with side role as priest

Inn at Laurel Point managing director Ian Powell of Victoria heard God’s calling and began religious studies in With his employer’s blessing, he now does double duty as a priest at Christ Church Cathedral. (Chad Hipolito for The Globe and Mail)

Irene Pylyplenko is a tech entrepreneur who helps Hacking Health, an international not-for-profit that brings together doctors, nurses, developers and entrepreneurs to collaborate on solutions for health care challenges. (Christinne Muschi/Christinne Muschi for The Globe and Mail)

Software marketer embraces hacking for the good

Irene Pylypenko has a history of bringing two sides together. Her latest bridge is connecting the health care system to startups that device technology improvements

This high-flying executive has bought tickets to ride, parties, sports and many of the past decades’ defining concerts. His collection is a road map of a life well-lived

Ticket stub collection a legacy of fan-tastic times

This high-flying executive has bought tickets to ride, parties, sports and many of the past decades’ defining concerts. His collection is a road map of a life well-lived

Real estate entrepreneur is so dedicated to his $110,000 collection of sports trinkets that his new home will include a big ‘man cave’ to display it

Huge score: Diehard fan amasses Maple Leafs memorabilia

Real estate entrepreneur is so dedicated to his $110,000 collection of sports trinkets that his new home will include a big ‘man cave’ to display it

Shop owner Heather Huntingford built all the display furniture and the change rooms at her Kiss and Makeup in Vancouver, much of it from reclaimed wood. (Ben Nelms for The Globe and Mail)

Handy-dandy: How noisy power tools bring calm to this busy entrepreneur

Shop owner Heather Huntingford built all the display furniture and the change rooms at her Kiss and Makeup in Vancouver, much of it from reclaimed wood. (Ben Nelms for The Globe and Mail)

After selling the cellphone business, Anthony Lacavera has more time to pilot his own plane, produce Broadway hits and help a new generation of entrepreneurs

How Wind Mobile founder escapes the static

After selling the cellphone business, Anthony Lacavera has more time to pilot his own plane, produce Broadway hits and help a new generation of entrepreneurs

Despite 60- to 80-hour workweeks, VIATEC chief finds time to be creative, whether in rock music or futuristic auto design

Tech entrepreneur always on the move, sometimes in a flame-shooting rocket car

Despite to workweeks, VIATEC chief finds time to be creative, whether in rock music or futuristic auto design

Entrepreneur Howie Campbell is the majority owner of the OHL's Barrie Colts, who play out of the the Barrie Molson Centre in Barrie Ont. (J.P. Moczulski for The Globe and Mail)

Entrepreneur finds a new arena to chase his dreams

Entrepreneur Howie Campbell is the majority owner of the OHL's Barrie Colts, who play out of the the Barrie Molson Centre in Barrie Ont. Moczulski for The Globe and Mail)

Kay MacPhee’s clothes compete with her books for closet space at her Charlottetown home. (Brady McCloskey for The Globe and Mail)

PEI innovator shares her reading passion with others

Kay MacPhee’s clothes compete with her books for closet space at her Charlottetown home. (Brady McCloskey for The Globe and Mail)

Jack Lohman, the CEO at the Royal BC Museum, spent almost $4,000 to move his books to his Victoria home when he relocated to Canada from England. (Chad Hipolito for The Globe and Mail)

Museum CEO owns 30,000 books and reads in six languages

Museum CEO owns books and reads in six languages

Inspired by a fellow entrepreneur, 1-800-Got-Junk? founder keeps a ‘crazy, audacious’ list of 101 life goals to challenge himself

Junk tycoon treasures his bucket-list hug with Oprah

Inspired by a fellow entrepreneur, founder keeps a ‘crazy, audacious’ list of 101 life goals to challenge himself

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