Tag: podcast

EP14 – What do Denny’s, Sandman Hotels and The NHL’s Dallas Stars have in common?

Every once in a while I come across  an organization that I had no idea existed, you know, we’ve all had that experience where we’re looking up a stock symbol, we’re watching a financial news show, we find out one of our friends or colleagues or neighbors work somewhere. We ask them what they do, […]

EP12 – Live your customer’s story with Tony Chapman

Tony Chapman won a multi-million dollar agency pitch with 40 pictures and a monologue. I was there to witness it, and ever since, have marveled at this marketing guru who is also one of Canada’s leading communication experts and one of the youngest members inducted into the Marketing Hall of Legends (2008).  Listen on SpotifyListen on […]

EP9 – Starting a new job in a pandemic

Listen on SpotifyListen on CastboxListen on Apple Podcasts It’s completely natural to be nervous when starting a new job. New people, new office, new commute, new culture… new coffee. But in the age of the pandemic, more and more people are starting their new jobs from home. Alone. With no direct connection to their new […]

EP8 – Will we ever step foot in a gym again?

A recent poll posted to 2,200 Americans by Statistica asked one simple question to try and see the impact of the coronavirus on consumer sentiment about going back to the gym. The results weren’t all that surprising. 69% of respondents said they were much less likely to go to the gym and a combined 75% […]

EP7 – Think Global and Watch for Opportunities with Michael Tamblyn, CEO Rakuten Kobo

It was 1999 and I was early in my career, VERY early in my career. I had started as a product manager at a “stealthy startup” and found myself working for a really smart and charismatic individual, Michael Tamblyn. Michael was in charge of product and I was there to learn. Flash forward a decade […]