Thu, 31 October 2019
Are you constantly feeling like everything you see online makes it seem like everyone else is doing better, succeeding faster and are just overall better at business and entrepreneurship than you? Have you been chasing that overnight success? Our guest today, Matt Symes has a frank and direct attitude towards helping people understand where the issues in their business are. He calls out some of the perfect success stories that are highlighted and talks about the struggles real companies face as they grow.
If you are an entrepreneur, this is a must-listen episode! Put your headphones in to listen, though as this lively conversation has a few explicit words thrown in.
Direct download: TBP_Matt_Symes.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 1:50pm -04
Thu, 24 October 2019
What happens when your favourite t-shirt becomes unwearable? Maybe it has a rip or stain, or your significant other has banned it from your clothing rotation. Do you throw it away? Do you keep it in a drawer taking up space? Have you ever thought about just how much waste we create from the clothing items we toss away? Our guest Shamini Dhana has, and she has a solution.
Direct download: TBP_Shamini_Dhana.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 12:24pm -04
Thu, 17 October 2019
As part of our Boiling Point Process live event on December 2018 in Saint John, New Brunswick, we invited four sets of guests to join us on stage for live recordings of The Boiling Point. Today, we share one of those episodes featuring our friend Lisa Hrabluk.
If you don’t know Lisa, you need to check out her work with Wicked Ideas and The Mars Collective. She is working on digging into how to change the landscape of change-makers in New Brunswick. In this episode, Lisa joined us to give her experience around How to Build and Speak to Your Community. This interview is the last step in our Boiling Point Process: 4 Steps to Be Heard In A Noisy Market.
Direct download: BP-LisaHrabluk.m4a
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 2:03pm -04
Thu, 10 October 2019
Imagine finding a career that you love, are talented at and have achieved success. Got it? Okay, now imagine you are hit by a car. Twice. Would you have the mental and physical endurance to come back from such traumatic events? If you did fight your way back, would you be able to know when your mental health needs to take precedence over that career and walk away from it? If you’ve faced adversity in your career, you need to listen to the story of our guest Emily Rodger.
Direct download: TBP_Emily_Rodger.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 2:10pm -04
Thu, 3 October 2019
Does thinking about the number of unanswered emails in your inbox right now cause you high levels of stress throughout your day? Are you always putting off tasks like finishing that powerpoint for tomorrow’s presentation because you don’t enjoy or have the skills necessary to do it? Maybe it’s time to let someone take over for, like our guest Belinda Wasser, RocketGirl.
Belinda shares with us her journey of creating and naming her business, Rocket Girl. She explains how she works with clients as a business manager to help them be more effective with their time. Belinda also shares how she’s created an online community and training system for other virtual assistants or those interested in pursuing the virtual assistant career path.
Direct download: TBP_Belinda_Wasser.mp3
Category:entrepreneurship -- posted at: 11:23am -04