Pivoted Success

Jarrod Goldsmith, Sean Cochrane

Highlighting small business owners that have successfully pivoted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

All Episodes

Sep 30

46 min 24 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Brian HenryExperienced President with a demonstrated history of working in the entertainment industry. Strong business development professional skilled in Entrepreneurship, Galas, Hospitality Industry, Event Management, and Weddings.

Sep 23

44 min 15 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Heather Norris & Albert WongHeather Norris -Driven to create social change that leads to better lives and healthier communities, I’m committed to working and advocating for the many causes I believe in. Following ten years of management positions in the healthcare industry in Ottawa and Toronto, I’ve now built a reputation as an innovator and change-maker in the non-profit sector. I’m a leader and advisor invested in community development, skilled in operations management, fundraising, government relations, human resources and volunteer management, board governance and public speaking. I’ve gleaned important lessons and perspectives across the public, private and non-profit sectors, which have created a strong foundation for managing complex leadership challenges of modern organizations. I’m a consummate professional with a Masters degree, and I have a proven track record of success.Albert Wong - "Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world."Nelson MandelaCreating positive change in the world, one student at a time.I am committed to connecting and engaging the talent and wisdom of our community to unlock the potential in youth."Education is for improving the lives of others and for leaving your community and world better than you found it." Marian Wright Edelman

Sep 16

48 min 16 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Eric FournierMr. Fournier is presently the Director General (Science & Technology) for Strategic Decision Support. He is a Scientific Advisor to the Department of National Defence and to the Canadian Armed Forces. His role is to provide analysis support on policy and strategy, and enterprise resource management to the department. Eric began his career with Defence Research & Development Canada (DRDC) as a Defence Scientist in the Flight Mechanics Group of the Precision Weapons Section at the Valcartier laboratory in August 1992. He spent most of his scientific career in that establishment, where he held a number of positions in the Weapons field of study. He also spent one year at the United Kingdom DERA Fort Halstead laboratory as an exchange scientist in the late ninety’s. In May 2006, he was appointed Director, Science & Technology Air, in Ottawa, where he managed the Air Force S&T Program portfolio. As part of his duties, he also served as National Representative on the Aerospace Systems group (AER) in The Technical Cooperation Program. From September 2008 to July 2009, he moved to the Canadian Forces College in Toronto where he completed the National Security Program 1 (NSP-1). Upon his return to Ottawa, he was appointed Director of Defence Research and Development Canada’s Centre for Operational Research and Analysis (CORA), and was responsible for the delivery of a Science and Technology program in the areas of operational research, strategic analysis, and scientific and technical intelligence. In 2014, Mr. Fournier took up the position of Defence R&D Counsellor at CDLS (London) where he was responsible for liaison in defence Science and Technology between Canada and the United Kingdom, Germany, Netherlands, Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Upon returning to Canada in July 2017, he was appointed DG for Strategic Decision Support, and also selected to develop and lead the implementation of the Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) initiative.

Sep 9

35 min 32 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Majeed MogharrebanBefore the age of 21, Majeed Mogharreban owned and sold five successful businesses and traveled to 24 countries.In the past 7 years, he has mentored hundreds of business owners, including a two-time Olympic gold medalist and MVP professional football player.Majeed has inspired audiences in Canada, United States, Australia, and New Zealand. He has appeared as a guest expert on TV, and been featured in various newspapers, including The Globe and Mail, Canada’s leading national publication.Majeed is dedicated to help people unlock their freedom to actively create a life of passion and purpose. Some might call him the arch nemesis of a directionless life. We call him Your Personal Success Guide.His story-filled talks and seminars help people unleash their own inner expert -- unlocking the vision, discipline, and bravery needed to take bold, intentional steps toward the life they dream of.Do you want to make money doing what you love? Majeed will show you why being more “entrepreneurial” is the key -- whether you ever choose to own a business or not. This is the skill for thriving in the 21st century.Newly published, his first book “Winning At Life” is a must-have instructional guide for young people to live a life of passion and make a meaningful impact along the way.With Majeed as your guide, you’ll design your personal map, and be ready to walk your path from point A to where you envision yourself to Be.

Sep 2

49 min 32 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST:  Paula HopkinsI am an inspirational and compassionate professional, with extensive years of experience in management, advisory and coordination roles.Within my career I have supported various business owners, from sole proprietors to high tech start-ups who possess diverse backgrounds, ages and skill-sets. Also I have developed well-rounded training curriculums for entrepreneurs, covering business topics ranging from legal contracts to social media marketing. These resources nurture clients’ potential, passionsand personalities to achieve their career ambitions.Currently I manage a team of Business Advisors to achieve common goals, while also helping to bring out the best in each team member. Within Invest Ottawa’s Education Centre, we have provided workshops and seminars to over 3000 individuals in 2017 alone.Personally, I believe training and education are lifelong processes, and demonstrate my passion through building strong interpersonal relationships and networks!

Aug 26

40 min 44 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTS Sean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Greg Matthews Experienced Leader, Banker and Business Advisor with over 16+ years in the Financial Services sector with RBC Royal Bank.My experience in Commercial Banking and Personal Finance has prepared me for my current role as leader of a professional financial advisory team.I am responsible for our teams employee engagement/skill development, a memorable advisory based client experience and the business growth of our platform.My role as the Manage Business Markets, Ottawa South & East is to ensure our clients thrive by receiving best in class advice through the startup, growth and transition phase of their business. This in turn helps our ecosystem and community prosper.Proud graduate of the Executive MBA through the Telfer School of Management @ the University of Ottawa.

Aug 19

45 min 17 sec

MEET THE HOSTS Sean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Sueling Ching Sueling Ching is now Interim President & CEO of the Ottawa Board of Trade. Ms. Ching’s connection to the Ottawa business community began three years ago when she accepted the role of CEO at the West Ottawa Board of Trade, one of the predecessor organizations of the current Ottawa Board of Trade. Prior to her time in Ottawa, Sueling spent over twenty years working in a variety of business and community development roles, including as the CEO of the YMCA of Brockville and Area, and then as CEO of the Brockville and District Chamber of Commerce. A strong community advocate, Ms. Ching has been involved in many volunteer and charitable projects over the course of her career. More recently, she pursued her interest in entrepreneurship by launching a consulting firm focusing on women’s leadership, community development, and personal wellness.

Aug 12

33 min 54 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Ottawa Mayor Jim WatsonJim Watson (born July 30, 1961) is the current mayor of the City of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was a former Ottawa city councillor (1991–1997) and mayor (1997–2000), and subsequently represented the riding of Ottawa West—Nepean in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario from 2003 to 2010. He served in the Cabinet of Premier Dalton McGuinty in the portfolios of Consumer and Business Services (2003 - 2005), Health Promotion (2005 - 2007), and Municipal Affairs and Housing (2007 - 2010). He resigned in January 2010 to successfully run for mayor in the 2010 Ottawa municipal election. He was subsequently re-elected mayor on October 27, 2014 and on October 22, 2018.On August 17, 2019, in an op-ed to the Ottawa Citizen, Watson announced that he was coming out of the closet, becoming Ottawa's first openly gay mayor. On March 20, 2021, Watson became the longest serving mayor in the city's history, surpassing Stanley Lewis who held office from 1936-1948.

Aug 5

21 min 45 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTS Sean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Michael Wood Michael Wood’s professional experiences started in the music industry as a touring musician for ten years. He worked with Casey Kasem and released an album distributed by Warner/Elektra/Atlantic. Retiring from playing professionally in 2007, Michael Wood moved on to operate a music management and marketing company that partnered with Universal Music for distribution until 2010. In 2007 he also started teaching Music Business at Algonquin where he still is a professor today.Michael Wood has won a 40 Under 40 in Ottawa while also named one of Ottawa's Top 50 most influential people by Ottawa Life Magazine. He was awarded a Top 10 Under 40 by the Canadian Rental Association in 2013 and is a voting member for the Grammy Awards as well as the Juno Awards. Michael Wood was the American Idol Insider for various Fox affiliates, the Music Industry Analyst for Canada AM and other media. One of the highlights of his career was being awarded a Capital Educators Award in Ottawa in 2013 for being one of the top 16 high school, college and/or university professors.Michael Wood wrote a book on the business of music entitled "You've Got A Friend In The 'Biz" which became the #1 best selling music business book on Amazon Canada.Michael Wood is the co-founder and one of the managing partners at Ottawa Special Events, the only one-stop-shop for all event production rentals in Ottawa. Michael is also the co-founder of a start-up AI communication company called the Message Centre.Clients include The Juno Awards, The National Hockey League, Google, Starbucks, Cirque Du Soleil, FIFA, The Ottawa Senators the Davis Cup, Glow Fair, Capital Pride among others. Our staff were hired to be the touring lighting technicians for the Dixie Chicks.Michael has become the leading voice of small business in the National Capital Region. He has independently led a delegation of small business owners via round tables with Ministers both Provincially and Federally. He appeared as a witness before the House of Commons (Federal) Standing Committee on Finance (June 2020). In August 2020, he gathered over 18 small business owners and was a witness before the Standing Committee On Finance And Economic Affairs. He has been profiled extensively in the media both regionally and nationally as he works with the government to develop recommendations and solutions to save small businesses during the pandemic.Specialties: Marketing and entrepreneurship. Others include negotiations, branding and identity, contract procurement and media relations/public relations, social media and SEO.

Jul 29

43 min 6 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers.GUEST: Jenn HaywardI am the CEO of Gopher It Deliveries, a local courier for Ottawa and the surrounding area. I love logistics and have created a positive work environment for our drivers, warehouse staff, dispatchers and management. We deliver for very small companies and for large national companies. I am on LinkedIn to grow my network, showcase our great service and see where I can help others connect with each other because as much as I love logistics, creating win/win synergy between different parties is where I shine! Personally I am a mom of three teens, married to Papa Gopher and write a bi-weekly syndicated column for CBC radio.

Jul 22

56 min 24 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTSSean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading.Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Steve Cody Currently leveraging years of experience to help build bûnking and opportunity to connect people and Marketplace Studio... an opportunity to help bring other people’s ideas to life.Steve was just 15 when he launched his entrepreneurial journey, starting his very first business with just $1200, a squeegee, a bucket, and a dream.Steve has now accumulated over 30 years of experience in building companies within multiple industries including software, marketplace, service, and rentals. Some of Steve’s most notable accomplishments to date include founding both Ruckify, the worlds largest “rent anything” marketplace and Better Software, an ERP supporting some of the worlds largest service franchise organizations.Steve Cody has a wealth of knowledge, and truly understands the value of creating world class software, building stellar teams, and connecting communities around the world by providing everyone with equal access to online marketplaces. Steve has been able to bring his passion for helping people to fruition by building brilliant teams that in turn create impactful brands.

Jul 15

33 min 27 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTS Sean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading. Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Karla Briones Mexican-Canadian serial entrepreneur with a passion to helping others succeed in their business journey.I use my 10-year business experience to mentor, coach and help new immigrants become successful entrepreneurs in their adopted country.Honoured to be part of the team of independent business advisors at Invest Ottawa (IO) - where I provide strategy services to local aspiring and current entrepreneurs. I help companies get to their first $1M faster as a facilitator of IO's Peer Groups.In 2018, the City of Ottawa recognized my contributions in the local economy and entrepreneurship ecosystem with the Newcomer Entrepreneur of the Year award.I actively give back to my community and volunteer as a mentor with Futurpreneur Canada, WorldSkills and other local community groups, as well as playing a larger role in business advocacy as a Board member of the Ottawa Board of Trade.“When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.”

Jul 8

37 min 41 sec

MEET YOUR HOSTS Sean Cochrane is the President of TCC Canada- The Corporate Centre https://tcccanada.com/ with long term experience working in the corporate business industry. His exposure to a wide variety of businesses within the TCC Canada office spaces has given him great insight into where the business world has evolved and where it is heading. Jarrod Goldsmith https://jarrodgoldsmith.ca/ is a Canadian small business community builder and is the embodiment of the small business spirit. He is the founder of eSAX Virtual Events https://esax.ca/, eXclusive eXperience, Ask The Fedora https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mbxtsbF_pfs&list=PLkvzOB_dwOVNXTe9aI9h6YT2IzXtN_CKg&index , and Sax Appeal Ottawa https://saxappeal.ca/ . Jarrod hosts the eSAX Podcast series https://esax.ca/podcast and has over 700 videos on the eSAX YouTube channel https://www.youtube.com/eSAXnetworking?sub_confirmation=1 on entrepreneurship, small business and networking knowledge. Jarrod is one of the region's best known entrepreneurial networkers. GUEST: Kimothy Walker Kimothy Walker is a public speaker, an international communications trainer and strategist, media consultant, multi-platform promotion enthusiast, radio show contributor, newspaper columnist and an award-winning journalist. She also drove over the Alps in an RV (accidently) but she doesn’t recommend it.After a successful 25 year career with CTV News as a Newscast Producer and Anchor, Kimothy co-launched Ottawa Media Group (OMG) in 2014 and now as CEO of Tiger Lily Marketing works with more than 20 communications experts with executive level experience in media training, public relations, social media strategy, video production, website and brand creation (and much more) to assist local, national and international clients.Her clients range from one of the world’s most successful video technology companies to Vietnam’s biggest broadcaster, as well as many not-for-profits, a cannabis company and investment firms, in addition to Canada’s Cold War Museum and many small to mid-sized organizations.Kimothy possesses a rare blend of media expertise and business acumen. She was Ottawa’s Professional Business Woman of the Year (2013), received the United Way Community Builder Award on live television, and holds the Queen’s Jubilee Medal for service to her country. She has also been awarded the Ottawa Business Journal’s “Forty under 40”, Ontario Leading Women Award and the Y “Woman of Distinction”.In 2016, Kimothy’s first independent documentary received an international award for its ground-breaking investigation into sexual violence in Canada. She has travelled extensively, including to remote areas of the Philippines with World Vision and to the top of Mt. Kilimanjaro with injured soldiers.Kimothy’s contact list is vast and she has mentored dozens of journalists who now work across Canada. She continues to teach communications in Ottawa and Vietnam, is a fierce advocate for women and a strong supporter of local charities. Most importantly, she is Kyra’s Mom.

Jul 1

42 min 12 sec

Guest: Heather PetherickLinkedIn BioStylish. Witty. REAL... Heather Petherick is a master business coach, with 14 years worth of experience helping clients grow their service-based business and consistently sell out their high-ticket offers without being salesy, rude or annoying AF.As the go-to sales conversation expert, her clients typically see a 2x - 10x return on their coaching investment.Her signature offer is the Sales Mastery Mastermind, a live/virtual 10 week program designed specifically for account executives, entrepreneurs and leaders in service-based businesses to install the 6-Step Sales Conversation Blueprint™️, a radically authentic and effective process to invite clients to do business with them.  Heather has been featured as an expert with Women Engineering The Future, The Royal Bank of Canada, CTV Morning Live, Canadian Living Magazine and Chatelaine magazine.Her journey of success, from growing up on a humble sheep farm on the prairies of western Canada to building a global coaching business demonstrates her range, humility, humour and business savvy.  She holds a Master’s degree in Management and lives near Ottawa, Ontario with her husband and two children.

Jun 23

39 min 54 sec