The Boiling Point Podcast

 

  • (5:43) They tell of their “leap” into entrepreneurship when developing into an already established business and how they honored it and strive to grow the business for the better.
  • (9:55) The Hyslop’s explain why the two are so aligned in their business desires and in their personal and company values, especially in their case of being a married couple, or “Couplepreneurs”.
  • (14:28) Our two guests explain their definition of their style of social entrepreneurship, why they see themselves as such, and how they set out to make the kind of company that they themselves would want to work for.
  • (26:01) The Two explain how many social entrepreneurs will allow the amazing things they’re doing fly under the radar because of their humble nature. They believe talking about what they do is their obligation as social entrepreneurs because not talking would be discouraging young people to strive for social impact.
Direct download: BP_HISLOP_2.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 3:22pm EDT

  • (2:58) Curtis explains his product and his motivations for starting his company, Vertiball.
  • (8:11) We hear how Curtis’ experience with cancer along with his grandfather's influence helped change his career aspirations from wanting to be an astronaut to wanting to be an entrepreneur.
  • (14:46) Curtis explains how he’s made his way through the day to day challenges of starting up his company by seeing his growth as a step by step process to get to his end-goal.
  • (20:20) Finally, Curtis describes the importance of stepping out of your comfort zone to succeed in your business.

 

  • Curtis Kennedy is a mechanical engineering student at the University of New Brunswick and is the CEO of his own company, Vertiball, where he has been revolutionizing muscle care since 2017 with his suction cup based product.
  • His goal is to eventually get into the field of clean energy with a future business venture.
Direct download: Curtis_Kennedy_2.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 11:00am EDT

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