Tag Archives: Running a business

Success Leaves Clues: Ep 57 with guest Evan Hallward, Co-founder and CEO at Aboard



Evan Hallward, Co-founder & CEO at startup Aboard, subscribes to the idea that technology will continue to shape and change this world for the better. As someone who feels most at home surrounded by people, he aims to be on the forefront of how we use technology and digital services to connect better, work better, and live better. He and his business partner started Aboard in 2019 to address the often missing or painfully unengaging onboarding experiences many employees receive. Through the COVID-19 pandemic, it became apparent that a solution to enable better employee experiences, from their 1st day to the day they offboard, was essential. Aboard is an employer branded platform that facilitates and delivers better new hire experiences by automating communications and tasks so you can spend more time connecting with your people.


SPECIAL EDITION – Ep 56 – The Legal Considerations of Return-to-Work Vaccine Policies – with guest, Employment Lawyer, Rich Appiah



The debate over vaccines continues to be a divisive topic that touches on our most basic interactions with one another. Employment Lawyer Rich Appiah provides guidance and answers to many questions surrounding the legal requirements & obligations pertaining to this issue. Business owners must continue to make difficult decisions regarding the health and safety of their employees. Communication is key, as is building a community of workers & colleagues who genuinely lookout and care for one another.


Success Leaves Clues: Ep 47 with guest Clint Israel of Cameron’s Brewing Co.



Brimming with positivity and entrepreneurial spirit, Clint Israel, President of CAMERON’S Brewing Company brings his upbeat style to the conversation, discussing his recipe for preparation & success during the perplexity of the pandemic lockdowns. His focus, initiative and unwavering belief in himself, his company and employees, propelled Cameron’s forward into new and exciting opportunities of customer service & growth.


Success Leaves Clues: Ep 41 with guest Ben Zlotnick, Founder & CEO at Eden



Self described serial entrepreneur Ben Zlotnick has founded a number of technology startups as well as traditional businesses and shares his passion for working with and/or advising startups, while connecting people across all business platforms. He is Founder & CEO of Eden, a company that provides on-demand and subscription-based professional property services through a mobile or web app, offering property owners quick access to a team of insured expert contractors. ‘Cause no one wants to shovel 6ft of snow on their return home from the tropics!


Starting with One: Ep. 28 ~ Success Leaves Clues with Jeff Lopes



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.


Starting with One: Ep. 26 ~ Success Leaves Clues – Dig Insights



Ian Ash & Paul Gaudette, co-founders at Dig Insights, join Robin and Al for another Success Leaves Clues series episode. Dig Insights is ranked as one of Canada’s ‘Growth 500 Fastest-Growing Companies’ for the past 5 consecutive years based on their exceptional entrepreneurial achievements and continuous revenue growth. Both Ian and Paul relate the key elements that have helped Dig Insights achieve growth and success and how being ready to pivot in response to the constantly evolving needs of your clients, your staff and your market can be the difference between fortune or failure.

“We enhance the lives of many, and it all starts with one…”

This episode is sponsored by Life & Legacy Advisory Group and Aria Benefits.

 


Starting with One: Ep. 22 – Creating a Healthy Workforce



Employee health is more important than ever before! Lori Casselman, President & CRO at Wello, joins Robin and Al to discuss how virtual health care services are helping Canadian businesses create and sustain a healthy workforce. They discuss how leading companies are beginning to change how they look at employee healthcare by preparing their organizations to meet the health and wellness needs of an increasingly digitally savvy work force. Creating and managing a healthy workforce helps reduce absenteeism, develops a positive corporate culture and keeps your bottom line strong.


Starting with One: Ep. 21 – Technology Driven Client Management



Michael Clark, COO of Marketcircle, joins Robin and Al to discuss his company’s award winning business app, Daylite CRM, and how small businesses & teams can easily leverage technology to facilitate increased productivity and connections, whether in the office or remotely. Their conversation includes the importance of having the right tools in place in order to increase sales efficiency, improve your marketing message and ways to map out a clear sales or service process in order to create a more results driven environment.


Starting with One: Ep. 18 – Addressing Obesity in the Workplace with Dr. Sasha High



In this episode, Al and Robin are joined by Dr. Sasha High, medical director of the High Metabolic Clinic, to learn a better understanding of the complexities of obesity and why employers need to consider the affects of this chronic medical condition on their workforce while offering non-judgmental support for obese employees. Dr. High discusses the difficulties that obese colleagues face and why obesity is a disease that warrants medically-supervised, compassionate treatment in order to achieve longterm health and stability.


Starting with One: Ep. 17 – Special Edition – Understanding the Changing Covid-19 Landscape with Ian Ash



Ian Ash, co-founder of market research agency DIG Insights, is back with Robin and Al to discuss new attitudes and growing optimism as we move slowly through the phases of the Covid crisis. DIG’s ongoing research delves deep into consumer behaviours and experiences while providing insights across a variety of categories such as financial hardships, mental health, personal health, retail landscape, government & the economy.