Episodes

Inside the Entrepreneurial Journey with Catherine Metrycki

Jan. 6, 2022

Canadian owner and CEO of flower and gift delivery company, Callia, dives into her expansion across North America and the culture and community that has made it all possible.

What every entrepreneur should know before tax time featuring Peyman Salari

Dec. 16, 2021

Did you know that 30% of entrepreneurs believe they overpay taxes and could claim more deductions and credits? Fortunately, an expert joins us today to make sure you aren't one of them. Peyman Salari, investment advisor and …

Decisions, decisions: Should my company have a COVID vaccination policy?

Dec. 2, 2021

Tune into this week's episode for perspective on navigating vaccination policies in the workplace.

21: How entrepreneurs make the most of excess cash on the table featuring Gerry Steckler

Nov. 17, 2021

Rapid cash flow is what most business owners dream of, but something we don’t talk enough about is - what do you do when business booms and you have excess cash on the table? Do you reinvest it in the business? Do you invest…

20. Mike Del Buono & Brad Houghton | Inside the Entrepreneurial Journey

Oct. 28, 2021

Today’s guests share their road to success as entrepreneurs and leaders in the restaurant business. Brad Houghton is owner and president of Eatz Enterprises, a franchise group for Moxies restaurants. He can add podcast co-ho…

19. Silvia de Sousa | How to monetize and protect your intellectual property

Oct. 15, 2021

What do the Coca-Cola logo and The Beatles classic, Let it Be , have in common? They’re both pieces of intellectual property, or IP. You don’t have to have an internationally known brand or music group to own IP. Chances are…

18. Paul Van Walleghem: The Financial Survival Guide for Entrepreneurs

Sept. 22, 2021

As your own boss, when the receipts and invoices pile up, you might think, "I’ll get to it later." You are busy running a company, after all. With guest Paul Van Walleghem CPA, accountant at Lazer Grant LLP, we talk about wh…

17. Nicole Stewart & Bram Strain: The Vaccination Debate in the Workplace

Sept. 2, 2021

Employers can agree that a safe return to work is necessary, but the topic of mandatory vaccinations is a controversial one. We look at the rights and responsibilities held by employers and employees, along with the role gov…

16. Dany Théberge & Devin Wehrle: Policies, Procedures & Expecting the Unexpected

July 29, 2021

As an employer, it’s necessary to expect the unexpected. Whether it’s an employee’s sudden health issue or a global pandemic, you need to know how to handle it—and fast. Having the right policies in place can help. So can a …

15. Marina Byezhanova: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome + Growing Your Personal Brand

July 15, 2021

If you’ve ever had that nagging feeling that you don’t belong, you’re not alone. It’s called imposter syndrome, and it affects even the most successful CEOs and celebrities (Tina Fey and Michelle Obama, to name a couple). Ou…

14. Celia Fergusson: Designing the Perfect Employment Agreement

June 25, 2021

Employment agreements protect your interests — and those of your employees — from day one. In this week’s podcast, we get Fillmore Riley LLP Partner, Celia Fergusson’s take on why you need a solid employment agreement and wh…

13. Todd Andres: The Right Way to Fire Someone

June 10, 2021

In this episode, Todd Andres, partner at Pitblado Law, speaks about the delicate balance of terminating an employee and how a small investment towards legal advice before you terminate an employee’s position can save you sub…

12. Kim Visram: Why Prenups are a Good Idea

May 27, 2021

They’re not among the favourite topics of conversation for most couples, but prenups have a lengthy list of benefits. Partner at Partner at Stevenson Hood Thornton Beaubier, Kim Visram, likens them to house insurance. “We wa…

11. Jen Snyder: The Importance of Building Positive Relationships in Business

May 13, 2021

In this episode, investment veteran Jen Snyder dives into the critical importance of building positive relationships and how exactly that factors into your success. Jen is the President of two companies led by all-female tea…

10. Scott Hoeppner: The steps to take when allegations of harassment and discrimination enter the workplace

April 15, 2021

In 2017, the #metoo hashtag went viral shining a spotlight on the magnitude of sexual assault and harassment in the workplace and beyond. The Black Lives Matter movement followed bringing to the light the horrific extent of …

9. Tim Kurbis: The Advice You Need When You Begin Your Business Journey

April 1, 2021

Today's guest shares how entrepreneurs can set themselves up for success when working with professionals. With more than 30 years in the field, Tim has guided businesses from small to large and local to multinational through…

8. Kirk Mason: What You Need to Know About Owning and Building Properties

March 11, 2021

While many of us have moved to working from home this past year, many still have ties to business properties. Maybe you own a storefront, an office building or a condominium complex. Maybe you’re considering building one. Or…

7. Mickaela Maxwell: How Fostering a Diverse Workforce can help your business succeed

March 2, 2021

Diversity and gender are two topics dominating conversations on and offline over the last year. As business owners, we strive to create diverse workforces because it’s the right thing to do. But we may not talk about the rea…

6. Michael Juce: The Art of Communication in a Polarized World

Feb. 11, 2021

Some say that we’ve never been more strongly divided in terms of our viewpoints. But is that true? And even when passions run high and viewpoints clash, how can we remain respectful and productive? Michael Juce of Prairie Sk…

5. Lisa Cefali: The Five Languages of Appreciation in the Workplace

Jan. 20, 2021

66% of employees say they would likely leave their job if they didn't feel appreciated. This is up from 51% in 2012. Today's podcast with Legacy Bowes' Lisa Cefali talks about the importance of showing appreciation for emplo…

4. Robynne Kazina: A Deep Dive on Divorce, Separation, and LGBTQ+ Family Rights

Jan. 7, 2021

Award-winning family lawyer, Robynne Kazina, shares how family law and the law itself are shifting to keep up with our modern families. Listen to her illuminating perspective on divorce and separation alternatives, practical…

3. Anita Janzen-Gemmell: The Benefits of Long-term Planning

Nov. 18, 2020

Anita Janzen-Gemmell has made a name for herself helping businesses create actionable plans. Anita is a partner at BDO and she’s been excelling in the corporate community for more than 15 years in business succession plannin…

2. John Stefaniuk: Doing the Right Thing

Nov. 17, 2020

As the digital world expands our options, people are looking more closely at how businesses measure up on environmental, social, and governance criteria. In this episode, we look at how businesses can improve and communicate…

1. Rob Tétrault: The Art of Listening

Nov. 15, 2020

Rob Tétrault is an award-winning Portfolio Manager ranked in Wealth Professional’s Top 10 Wealth Advisors in Canada 3 times in the last 4 years. Rob identified the art of listening as one of the most critical life skills on …