Who is Meral Al-Ameer, could you please introduce yourself?
I’m a mother, Family Physician and the owner of Maple Grove Medical Clinic in Oakville.
What is your business and when did you start?
I am working as a physician for 20+ years and I’m focused in Family medicine, womens sexual and reproductive health as well as aesthetics.
What inspired you to start your business?
The gap in the market focusing on women’s health and pelvic floor health in particular inspired me.
What were the challenges in the initial stages of your business and how did you overcome them?
Making people aware that there is help and someone willing to listen.
What motivates you about your business?
Helping people reach their health goals motivates me.
What advice would you give to other entrepreneurs?
It takes a lot of hard work but believe in yourself.
Interesting fact most of the people do not know about you?
I love animals.
The best business advice I ever received was…
To believe in oneself.
My definition of success is…
If I could go back in time when I started my business, I would tell myself …
Trust yourself and take the leap.
Three books I recommend for entrepreneurs are…
Zero to One by Blake Masters & Peter Thiel
The Hard Thing About Hard Things by Ben Horowitz
The Pivot Year by Brianna Wiest
My personal tagline is…
Trust in yourself.