Erica Rankin describes herself as “a bit of a weir-dough.” Founder & CEO at Bro Dough, Erica took her passion for her favourite childhood treat and turned it into a growing business, creating a unique product for consumers who prioritize their health & fitness goals but still want to indulge in a tasty nutritious snack. Her vision was to create a world where someone can eat an entire jar of cookie dough and still feel good about themselves – proof that with a little entrepreneurial spirit, you can have your dough, and eat it too!
Ghassan Halazon’s ability to remain patient & resilient is just one of the inspirational driving forces behind his success. Founder and CEO at Emerge, recognized as Canada’s Fastest Growing E-Commerce Startups on the Startup 50 A list of top growth Companies in Canada, Ghassan is a decorated e-commerce entrepreneur with a decade worth of scaling some of Canada’s most coveted e-commerce brands. He keeps it authentic with Robin & Al as he relates his unique perspective and lessons learned throughout his entrepreneurial journey.
Recognizing the inspirational efforts of Women in Leadership, Al & Robin welcome guest Fatima Zaidi, Founder & CEO of Quill for Podcasters, with over ten years of experience in business development, marketing, and strategy. Named one of Marketing Magazine’s top 30 under 30 marketers and brand developers, Fatima regularily shares her knowledge as a media commentator and speaker all while guiding enterprise level marketing teams looking to better understand and capitalize on the world of podcasting. They say a good leader not only inspires their team, but also the world!
Talk about a turning point! Named one of Marketing Magazine’s top 30 Under 30, Erin Bury went from a degree in journalism and career in marketing to the autonomy of entrepreneurship as founder & CEO of estate planning startup Willful. The online platform makes it affordable, convenient, and easy for Canadians to create a legal will online, providing simplified end of life planning services.
Erin discusses her enterprising path with Robin and Al and describes her growing passion for empowering families while promoting awareness, education and technical innovation as we get ever closer to the precipice of the greatest generational wealth transfer in history.
Family man and serial entrepreneur Jeff Lopes has built an impressive resume over the last 24 years as the founder of brands like Kimurawear and Tru Blue Homes. He joins Robin & Al for an inspiring conversation, sharing the passions & purpose acquired on his motivational journey as a father, business leader, coach and mentor.
“We enhance the lives of many, and it all starts with one…”
This episode is sponsored by Life & Legacy Advisory Group and Aria Benefits.