LC 101- Pauline is a Digital Marketing Expert from the Caribbean Islands but she has so many more stories to tell and we had an absolute blast recording this. The episode is not perfect, but we are sure you’ll love the content and general excitement we had talking. Enjoy & Chill! if you’d like a follow up to this, we spoke again on linkedin live!
04:52 Why the switch? 07:37 Transition from employee to employer 12:35 Typical Working Day 15:37 Jobs for you 17:31 Travel and expansion 23:01 Capital and Business plan 26:34 Hardships faced 28:24 Greatest success 30:42 New clients vs Existing Clients 34:22 Diversifying your income-Event management 36:42 Why event management? Some audio lags-Sorry! 39:54 Will e-commerce sales go up and events scale down? 45:57 Favorite dance form and laughs galore 48:01 Favorite drink 50:04 Coffee questioN
LC 102- Colin is an Executive Coach & CEO Advisor from Vancouver and we delve into his journey in tech, the transition, and mindset of an entrepreneur, the intent, tips to trade and grow your wealth and so much more. My beard does get in the way at times, but don’t let that distract you from Colin’s words of wisdom. Enjoy & Chill!
01:57 Transition 03:37 Different start of tech career 09:05 Typical working day 12:00 Tools used daily 16:52 Business plan et al 19:29 New client acquisition 22:07 Change management 23:15 Client Onboarding, Maintenance & Self-growth 26:38 Colin’s upcoming book 27:47 Competition & collaboration 29:53 Favorite place 31:42 Longest day working 34:02 Carpet cleaning to CEO 38:27 Tips to someone starting anew 42:01 Favorites 46:51 Money to wealth-Dividends, Options, Stocks 52:07 Believe!
LC 103- Sandra is a trainer specializing in creating effective LinkedIn profiles and helping busy professionals with a social presence and then teaching them how to use those profiles for results. We discuss a lot more, delve into the origins of this career, learn more about Sandra and her business and the efforts of running a 1 person-business. Enjoy & Chill!
01:45 Accidental entrepreneur & reinventor 02:12 Laid off from University, led to Linkedin 06:03 Diversity in clients 07:43 Social media for the Socially reluctant 13:26 Mindest switch 14:52 Tools used daily, learning curve 21:01 Constant change and evolving the business 22:56 Walking is controlled falling 25:16 New client onboarding & growth strategy 29:04 Little fun memories with clients 31:49 Support network 34:37 Favorite podcast 35:31 Living in England,Canada,Germany,Thailand,USA 39:06 Favorite everything 42:03 Ideal day 43:25 Grey’s Anatomy makes an appearance 44:32 Different streams of income 46:17 Tips to immigrants
LC 104- daniel is a philosopher, tiny home guy, consultant and writing platform founder. in our conversation, we talk about his business journey- beginnings & beyond, capitalism, ethics,CRMS,minimalistic lifestyles, homeowner costs and more. Enjoy & Chill!
03:25 Peripatetic & why Daniel walks 04:47 Ikigai & a reason for being 06:57 Business-beginnings & beyond 12:25 Journey from consulting to writing 17:05 Praises for yours truly 19:00 US, Capitalism & Ethics 21:55 Are we always answerable to someone 27:35 Interviewee turns interviewer, CRMs are discussed 32:00 Use tech to virtually connect to help the environment 33:40 Trading bite sized tips 34:55 Business plan( or lack thereof) 38:20 Grocery business as a teen 41:00 Minimalistic lifestyle & gifting 45:15 Tiny Homes- construction & costs 52:10 Monumental standards & your budget 56:50 Tiny Homes, Real Estate, Future 59:30 Favorite bits 1:03:27 Success & Failure 1:10:25 Money talk!
LC 105- mike is a management consultant, ECM specialist, geologist, writer & fan of artificial intelligence, and a part time- explorer of vancouver. in our conversation, we talk working with the government, about how the business began, software dev delays, consulting,his business journey, not sleeping for 2 months & much much more. Enjoy & Chill!
02:05 Business born out of necessity 07:30 Enterprise Content Management 10:10 Migrating data & issues 14:30 Security & government restrictions 19:00 Origins, evolution & setbacks 30:00 Best success 31:43 Switch in mindset 36:30 Different Tools used 38:35 Fast ramp-up 42:10 Favorite place 46:30 Sci-Fi & Writing 49:20 Self-publishing, Artificial Intelligence 55:20 Multiple streams of income 1:01:30 Startup tips on finance
LC 106-Kyla is a badass boss babe and an entrepreneur right out of the womb. In our conversation, we talk about her journey from working in a bakery, to restaurants, mental health support, and building a superbly successful wax bar business. We focus on her journey & transition from being self-employed to being an employer, a franchise builder and discuss so much else in the process- from the different tools used, and her experiences that led to crafting Foxy Boxy to learning curves, licensing and franchising. Also check out the bits about creative marketing strategies, favorites bits & modes of transportation. We truly are wide-ranging. And we laugh a lot. And cuss a bit. We did warn you. Now go ahead, Listen&Chill.
03:37 Baby Entrepreneur 06:19 Bakery, restaurant-the initial bits 07:41 Mental health & support work 11:11 Building the business 13:07 Vagicians- the origins 16:26 General day in the life of a founder 18:06 Self-employed vs Employer 21:20 Online Tools used 27:46 Licensing vs Franchising 29:31 Then vs Now 32:06 FoxyFest & Creative promotions 34:31 Expansion & future 36:19 Opportunities for you 38:04 Best moment of success 41:01 Worst ebb 43:04 Favorite places 45:02 Favorite quote 48:31 Boxing, yoga- (it’s called Boga) & cooking 52:16 Diversifying & flipping properties 56:07 Modes of transportation-Oh yes!
LC 107- Eliisadigitalmarketerand a trader.Frommowinglawnsat12yearstonowbuildingasocialmediaagency-Mojocial Mediaand atradingbusiness,entrepreneurshipisinEli’sDNA. Eli is a trader in US Equities and crypto and loves boxing. We have a deep conversation about all of these topics and more. We focus on his journey in trading, discuss tips, getting into a competitve market, mindset of a trader and entrepreneur. Now go ahead, Listen&Chill!
To aid you better: 01:40 Team & business focus 03:20 Prev jobs and the do nots 04:50 Entrepreneur at 10 06:05 E-myth Revisited 07:30 A journey in the making 09:40 New vs Existing Clients 12:40 Different Mindsets-Technician, Manager & Entrepreneur 15:08 Work Life Balance 18:28 Barriers, Capital & Economic Moat 21:30 Tools used 26:55 Worst ebb & best moment 29:23 Origins of Trading 31:45 US Equities, Cryptocurrency trading 33:40 Goals 35:19 Favorite quote 36:46 Favorite hobby-in common with our last guest 38:27 Favorite podcast-it’s us 😉 39:45 Coffee question 40:50 Lockdown skills 42:56 Favorite drink (The Rock makes an appearance) 44:00 Different sources of income & trading tips 48:00 Why a TFSA account is important 52:40 Advice for the budding entrepreneur
LC 108- Adam Briglio is a seasoned recruiter-having worked for an agency and now internally recruiting for 5 locations.
We talk about his journey into recruiting- so for all aspirational recruiters, you’d love the first segment of this.
For job seekers we address that in the middle section- I would recommend listening to a recruiters perspective on how your resume or portfolio appears.
We also discuss soccer, legacies, comics and more. Listen & Chill!
LC 109- Jess Smith is an entrepreneur, ex-recruiter, and, a job search cheerleader. (Note: That’s one of the best titles I have come across so far)
We talk about her journey from recruiting in the corporate world to building her career coaching business.
Transitioning into an entrepreneurial role while still doing what she adores- helping people find their dream jobs.
We also talk about her overall vibe, interacting with business coaches before starting a business, consistency in content creation.
And understand the true power of networking and informational interviews.
Jess also highlights the tools she uses, self-help steps she takes daily to consistently deliver the best to her clients.
Without further ado, its’ time to Listen&Chill.
LC 1010- Reza Varzidekhar (Reza Vee) is a startup founder, a 3rd generation entrepreneur, an adventurer & a fellow podcaster on Anchor.
Wise beyond his years, he has realized the importance of people and community in our success.
Here, we talk about his journey as an immigrant and entrepreneur, creating a product to fill the gap between an older school of thought and the new way to connect.
We also delve into social capital, or lack thereof when you move and how to truly make it as an immigrant.
Carving your own niche, connecting with people-online and offline, tools used to make edits and much more.
Reza radiates positivity with most of his comments and inspires throughout.