Transforming Setbacks into Success: What I Wish I Knew Before I Became an Entrepreneur

Remember the last time life threw an obstacle in your path to success? It happens to all of us, however, some people are really good at taking these setbacks and turning them into success.

Meet Stephanie McLarty, McMaster Alumna and CEO of REfficient; a Hamilton company that focuses on reusing and recycling electronics and puts planet before profit.
Stephanie is a role model, and having faced many setbacks, is a master in pivoting to achieve success. So whether you’re obstacles are academic, business related or anything in between, she’ll teach you how to kick their butt and come out on top every time.

Event Details: Wednesday, February 11th @ 7 pm. Room ETB 533.

Guest Speaker: Stephanie McLarty - CEO, REfficient Inc.

Topics: Tools and strategies to help you deal with failure (such as “pivoting”), to follow your passion, and to try again.  

For more information on the event, check out McMaster Social Spark on Facebook ( You can RSVP by emailing

Posted on February 9, 2015 .