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Adriana Girdler is the CEO of CornerDtone Dynamics

Adriana Girdler is the CEO of CornerDtone Dynamics

How I Started

Entrepreneur turns side projects into full-time business Add to ...

Whether it was outlined on the back of a paper napkin, it was financed by your sister’s mother-in-law’s next-door neighbour, or it was a desperation move after you were laid off by a corporation, the Report on Small Business series 'How I Started' is all about how small or medium-sized businesses got their starts.

Adriana Girdler is the CEO of CornerStone Dynamics, a company that helps businesses become more efficient by streamlining internal processes. In this edition of How I Started, Ms. Girdler explains how she made the move from the corporate environment, to eventually going it on her own in 2009.

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