The Boiling Point Podcast

In This Episode:

  • Dave talks about the story behind the "United Breaks Guitars" videos from 2009. The three discuss the deeper meanings behind the videos' popularity and how it affected United Airlines as a company.
  • He also talks about how he got started on writing his book, "United Breaks Guitars: The Power of One Voice in the Age of Social Media"
  • The three talk about the way social media let's people amplify their voices, and how that can be good or bad.
Direct download: Dave_Carroll_Boiling_Points.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

In This Episode:

  • Greg and Dave sit down with Nelson Terroba to talk about his career as a basketball coach and how he approaches team building and teamwork.
  • They cover how we got started, how he ended up in New Brunswick, Canada, and his relationship with The G League.
  • Nelson goes over his early loud and continuous model for working as a team.
  • He also goes over his favourtie John Wooden quotes that he uses with his team.
  • Dave and Nelson talk about the take off of Canadian Basketball in recent years.
Direct download: Nelson_Terroba_Boiling_Point.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 1:32pm EDT

In This Episode:

  • Greg and Dave talk with Adam Lordon who is both the mayor of Miramichi, New Brunswick and a passionate filmmaker.
  • Adam reveals the touching story of why he moved back home to Miramichi and how he got into politics.
  • He talks to Greg and Dave about the rich history and culture of Miramichi.
Direct download: Adam_Lordon_Boiling_Point.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 10:00am EDT

  • [2:00] Gavin explains why and how he is helping to combat iron deficiency with his heavily reusable product, ’Lucky Iron Fish’.
  • [9:04] He explains how his companies biggest failure ended up becoming their biggest success in increasing the sales of his product in North America.
  • [12:35] Gavin describes his experience pitching the Luck Iron Fish Enterprise on Dragons Den.
  • [15:53] Gavin explains his business journey and the lessons around he learned along the way.
  • [22:35] We learn how Gavin intends to improve the lives of 1 million people by 2020 with Lucky Iron Fish Enterprise.
  • To donate 5 Lucky Iron Fish to families in need, click here! https://luckyironfish.com/collections/all/products/give-5-lucky-iron-fish-to-families-in-need

BIO

  • Dr. Gavin Armstrong is the Founder and President of the multi Cannes Lion awards winning company, Lucky Iron Fish Enterprise, a social enterprise attempting to alleviate iron deficiency around the world.
  • He was a Fulbright scholar at Auburn University, was awarded the Forbes 30 Under 30 in the Social Entrepreneur category in 2016, and was named 'Social Entrepreneur of the Year' by EY Canada.
  • In 2018 He brought Lucky Iron Fish Enterprise onto CBC's Dragons Den.
  • Gavin is the first Canadian to receive the William J. Clinton Award for international work against hunger, and according to Town & Country, he is one of the 50 philanthropists changing the world.

 

Direct download: Gavin_Armstrong_-_TBPP_2.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 10:32am EDT

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