Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 82 – with David Love & Michael Westover, owners of Nacora Insurance Group



Al & Robin welcome guests David Love & Michael Westover, Partners at boutique firm Nacora Insurance Group, a global leader in insurance and risk management services, offering the expertise and reliability to provide clients with innovative solutions. Dave and Mike discuss the key products, unique offerings and most importantly the personal touch they bring to the table that separate Nacora from other insurance firms. They pride themselves in their commitment to building long-lasting relationships with their clients and their employees, who are the driving-force behind their success.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 81 – with guest Lorena Scott, Chief People Officer at Algolia



We welcome Lorena Scott, People & Culture Leader and Scale Up Advisor with a no nonsense “get stuff done mentality” who shares her passion for start ups and mentoring teams in growth stage companies. Lorena’s drive to learn and push outside her comfort zone has helped shape an endless professional curiosity in a world that never stops evolving.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 80 – with guest Shea Balish, CEO & Co-founder at CurvHealth



We welcome guest Shea Balish, CEO & Co-founder at Curv Health, one of Canada’s leading virtual healthcare platforms that connects employers and insurance carriers to a range of healthcare providers while empowering health professionals to treat more people than they otherwise could through a traditional clinic. Shea is a noted speaker on topics related to human nature, sports, and health with a Masters of Science (MSc) Degree in Kinesiology from Queen’s University & a Multi-Disciplinary PhD from Dalhousie University, as well as a Banting Postdoctoral Fellowship from the University of Toronto.

Tune in to learn how Shea’s bold ambition and passion for solving problems through health technology set him on the digital pathway towards redesigning the model of clinical care as we know it in order to improve people’s lives by maximizing the number of meaningful years lived.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 79 – with guest Paul Gaudette, CEO & Co-founder at DIG Insights



We welcome returning guest Paul Gaudette, Co-Founder & CEO at Dig Insights, helping businesses turn consumer, category & brand insights into growth strategies. DIG continues to be one of the fastest growing consumer insights companies in Canada, and has been recognized as one of the most innovative research companies globally.

Paul discusses the core elements of their organizational culture, leadership style, and employee engagement that continue to make DIG an employer of choice in their space and explains ways to adapt in order to serve your employees better.

He also introduces their newest innovative platform, Upsiide, that helps researchers and marketers screen ideas, assess concepts, and innovate more effectively.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 78 – with guest Marie Chevrier, Founder & CEO at Sampler



With a passion for both marketing and technology, Marie Chevrier is a young entrepreneur who is Founder & CEO at Sampler, an end-to-end digital sampling SaaS, that has transformed the way consumer packaged goods companies distribute their promotional offers. The platform was developed with the goal of helping consumer brands create loyal customers through a targeted sampling strategy. Sampler has been recognized 3 years running as one of Canada’s Fastest Growing companies and Marie was named 2021 American Marketing Association’s Marketer on the Rise.

Marie talks about the success of Sampler as it has grown to reach over 50 million consumers globally in 24 different countries. She describes what inspired her to take the leap into entrepreneurship as well as some of the strategies she has used and her vision for the future.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 77 – with guest Cameron Howieson, Co-founder & CEO at Opencare



Robin & Al welcome guest , Co-founder and CEO at Opencare.com, a web-based platform that provides a curated network of top-rated dentists across North America who are committed to delivering world class oral wellness. Opencare is on a mission to untangle healthcare! They are passionate believers that preventive care is the best path to optimal health, and ensure getting access to preventative dental health practitioners is transparent, convenient, and as comfortable as possible.

Cameron speaks to the importance of oral wellness in the context of people’s lives and interactions, and explains how this web-based platform is transforming dental practice-management while delivering added-value to benefits providers and employers.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 76 – with guest Swish Goswami, serial entrepreneur & CEO at Surf



At just 25 years of age, Swish Goswami, CEO at data intelligence company Surf, has taken the business world by storm having been named Plan Canada’s Top 20 under 20 and Bay Street Bull’s 30 under 30, recognized as Startup Canada’s Young Entrepreneur of the Year and awarded the United Nation’s Outstanding Youth Leadership award. He is an entrepreneur, author, speaker, and investor as well as 3x TedX speaker and Linkedin Top Voice.

Surf’s browser extension is the world’s first extension that passively rewards people for their everyday browsing, helping brands engage and understand consumers while compensating consumers for their data. Surf also provides first and zero party data to over 400+ brands like Netflix, L’Oreal, United a Talent Agency, and Electronic Arts.

He shares his experiences & insights as one of Canada’s best & brightest young minds, expressing his passion for technology, entrepreneurship & social initiatives that has led him down a path of challenging yet inspirational achievement.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 75 – with guest Howard Chang, Co-founder at theturnlab



Robin & Al welcome special guest Howard Chang, serial entrepreneur & Co-founder at start-up marketing innovator theturnlab.

After 25 years leading Top Drawer Creative Inc., Howard pivoted to become the co-founder of what he believes is a new model of agency at the nexus of marketing, culture and technology. He shares his entrepreneurial journey and relates how he has built a strong foundation of self belief that allows him to better learn from both his mistakes and his many successes. If you are an entrepreneurial leader struggling to breakthrough or simply trying to create more consistent outcomes for your organization, don’t miss this insightful conversation.

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep. 74 with guest Paul Teshima of Wealthsimple



Paul Teshima has a distinct passion for building great teams and products that help clients grow. As Chief Client Experience Officer at Wealthsimple—whose mission is to help everyone achieve financial freedom, no matter who they are or how much they have—Paul ensures an exceptional experience for all of their clients and believes that everyone should have access to the tools they need to make smart financial choices. Previously, he co-founded and was CEO of Toronto-based Nudge.ai, an autonomous deal intelligence layer for customer relationship management as well as Tech and Innovation Advisory Council Member at Sick Kids Foundation.

Tune in to learn: how employee & client experiences have changed; the difference between management & leadership; how the pandemic has helped reshape the benefits space; how the global talent pool has shifted; why prioritizing mental health has never been more important.

For more info visit: WealthSimple

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Success Leaves Clues: Ep 73 with guest Kristie Holden



Tech Startup Marketing Consultant, Entrepreneur & Fractional CMO Kristie Holden can take your company to new heights! From go-to-market strategy, product positioning, and optimizing conversions, Kristie can help accelerate growth for increased revenue. She’s especially passionate about helping female-led tech startups find their focus and take up space in a male-dominated industry. With 10+ years in B2B marketing, Kristie shares her wealth of knowledge on the podcast, explaining how she optimizes marketing and sales funnels to increase revenue while raising capital; why experimentation is important; how companies can cut through the noise with targeted digital marketing; as well as why outside perspective is so important.

To learn more visit kristieholden.com

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