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Journey Map | The audio experience that deconstructs the career paths taken by some of the world’s most interesting people. Hosted by Dave Hale. Produced by Craft&Crew.

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Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Matt Bielby, Creative Director and Partner at Here Be Monsters. In this episode, we talk to Matt about the risk of launching an agency, brands that they’ve taken to uncharted places, and how he uses the MAYA (Most Advanced Yet Acceptable) principle for results.Hear more from Matt and Here Be Monsters:Visit Here Be Monsters: https://www.herebemonsters.ca/Connect with Matt: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matt-bielby-77633646/

Nov 29

32 min 2 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Katie Waterman and Paul Lawton, Founding Partners at Sister Merci. In this episode, we talk about how Katie stumbled into the agency world, Mad Men’s impact on Paul’s path, and Dave's personal connection with both of their pasts. Learn more from Katie, Paul, and Sister Merci:Visit Sister Merci: https://www.sistermerci.com/Connect with Katie: https://www.linkedin.com/in/katiewaterman/Connect with Paul: https://www.linkedin.com/in/paulklawton/

Nov 26

51 min 23 sec

In this episode of Journey Map, we talk to Adam Fierman, Global Creative Director at Zerotrillion. We talk about Adam's unique childhood farm experience, being human with clients, and how Zerotrillion’s focus has changed.Learn more from Adam and Zerotrillion:Visit Zerotrillion: https://www.zerotrillion.com/Connect with Adam: https://www.linkedin.com/in/adam-fierman-28656a50/

Nov 25

39 min 58 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Jay Chaney, Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at Broken Heart Love Affair. In this episode, we talk to Jay about the direction he took after university, how he levelled up in each position he took, and Broken Heart Love Affair’s biggest challenge so far.Hear more from Jay and Broken Heart Love Affair:Visit Broken Heart Love Affair: http://www.brokenheartloveaffair.com/Connect with Jay: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jay-chaney-44924241/

Nov 9

37 min 27 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Jeff Gapinski, Co-Founder of Huemor. In this episode, we talk to Jeff about the origin story of Huemor, the agency’s transparency, and the challenge of starting an agency at a young age.Hear more from Jeff and Huemor:Visit Huemor: https://huemor.rocks/Connect with Jeff: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jeffrey-gapinski/

Nov 8

39 min 52 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Kyle Dutka and Tom Collver, Co-Founders of pb+j. In this episode, we talk to Kyle and Tom about their long working relationship, how starting their own D2C brand led to their focus at pb+j, and why they shut down for the month of August. Hear more from Kyle, Tom, and pj+jVisit pb+j: https://addpbj.com/Connect with Kyle: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kyledutka/Connect with Tom: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomcollver/

Nov 5

44 min 43 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Garo Keresteci, Founding Partner of FUSE Create. In this episode, we talk to Garo about maintaining great corporate relationships, the talent in independent Canadian agencies, and how he enjoys solving problems.Hear more from Garo and FUSE Create:Visit FUSE Create: https://fusecreate.com/Connect with Garo: https://www.linkedin.com/in/garokeresteci/

Nov 4

35 min 4 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Tamon George, Co-Founder and CEO of Creative Theory Agency. In this episode, we talk to Tamon about what Canada taught him, recognizing intersectionality through Creative Theory Agency’s work, and their work in computational photography. Hear more from Tamon and Creative Theory:Visit Creative Theory Agency: https://creativetheory.agency/Connect with Tamon: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tamon-george-mba-7819832b/

Nov 3

37 min 56 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Keith Martin, Co-Founder and Director of Digital Strategy at Lunar Solar Group. In this episode, we talk to Keith about his path from engineering to entrepreneurship, the quick choice to start Lunar Solar, and the biggest challenge of their rapid growth.Hear more from Keith and Lunar Solar Group:Visit Lunar Solar Group: https://lunarsolargroup.com/Connect with Keith: https://www.linkedin.com/in/keithmartinverified/

Nov 2

37 min 43 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Ryan Spelliscy, Co-Founder and Chief Creative Officer of Juliet. In this episode, we talk to Ryan about letting go of the fear of failure, his creative process, and learning from the past in advertising.Hear more from Ryan and Juliet:Visit Juliet: https://www.wearejuliet.com/Connect with Ryan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/ryan-spelliscy-040b4159/

Nov 1

36 min 13 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Bill Durrant, President of Exverus Media. In this episode, we talk to Bill about balance in marketing, his jump into starting an agency, and how luck plays a part in winning business.Hear more from Bill and Exverus Media:Visit Exverus: https://www.exverus.comConnect with Bill: https://www.linkedin.com/in/durrantla/

Oct 14

32 min 28 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Nicole Gardner, Founder and CEO of Ideally This. In this episode, we talk to Nicole about the balance between risk taking and risk aversion, her start at Dormify, and the types of clients she works with at Ideally This.Hear more from Nicole and Ideally This:Visit Ideally This: https://www.ideallythis.com/Connect with Nicole: https://www.linkedin.com/in/nicolemgardner/

Oct 13

30 min 7 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Mooren (Mo) Bofill, Partner and Creative Director at 123w. In this episode, we talk to Mo about learning from her students, her journey to get to 123w, and how creativity was always part of who she was.Hear more from Mo and 123w:Visit 123w: https://www.123w.ca/Connect with Mo: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mooren-mo-bofill-8b04a0178/

Oct 12

34 min 42 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Travis Hess, CEO of BVA. In this episode, we talk to Travis about his persistence to get an internship at an agency in his youth, the importance of having a passion for what you do, and fostering a great channel partner relationship.Hear more from Travis and BVA:Visit BVA: https://bvacommerce.com/Connect with Travis: https://www.linkedin.com/in/travishess/

Oct 8

38 min 43 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Peter Kang, Co-Founder and CEO of Barrel. In this episode, we talk to Peter about his very early start in publishing, Barrel’s growth over a short period of time, and his writing journey. Hear more from Peter and Barrel:Visit Barrel: https://www.barrelny.com/Connect with Peter Kang: https://www.linkedin.com/in/peterkang34/

Oct 7

40 min 21 sec

We're joined by Matt Talbot and Evan Russack, partners at WorkInProgress, today on Journey Map. In this episode, we talk to Matt and Evan about how their experience being a car salesman and at a brewing company, respectively, helped them in the agency world, what made them start WorkInProgress, and the feeling of winning their first big client.Hear more from Matt, Evan, and WorkInProgress:View more from WorkInProgress: https://wipbdr.com/Connect with Matt: https://www.linkedin.com/in/matalbot/Connect with Evan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/evanrussack/

Oct 6

38 min 37 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Galen King, Founder and Creative Director of Lucid. In this episode, we talk to Galen about his start building websites for $150, his various ventures in New Zealand, and his decision to move to New York.Hear more from Galen and Lucid:Visit Lucid: https://lucid.nz/Connect with Galen: https://www.linkedin.com/in/galenking/

Oct 5

34 min 21 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Mike Postma and Stephen Flynn, owners of Wunder. In this episode, we talk to Mike and Stephen about being a tiny agency, their brief time in the startup world, and creating with press releases in mind.Hear more from Mike, Stephen, and Wunder:Visit Wunder: https://wunder.ca/Connect with Mike: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mikepostma/Connect with Stephen: https://www.linkedin.com/in/stephentrevorflynn/

Oct 4

56 min 22 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Becca Post, Founder & CEO of Helen & Gertrude. In this episode, we talk to Becca about growing up on a farm, choosing to pursue the arts, and fostering a stellar organizational culture.Hear more from Becca and Helen & Gertrude:Visit Helen & Gertrude: https://www.hg.agency/Connect with Becca: https://www.linkedin.com/in/beccapost/

Oct 1

24 min 59 sec

Today on Journey Map, we're joined by Scott McFarlane, co-founder and the CEO of Avalara. In this episode, we talk about Scott’s early entrepreneurial life at college, his family business, how Avalara got their office tiki hut, and why Scott has worn orange for over five thousand days straight.Hear more from Scott and the team at Avalara: Visit Avalara:  https://www.avalara.com/ Connect with Scott:  https://www.linkedin.com/in/mc...

Aug 24

46 min 8 sec

We're joined by Leena Thampan, Chief Product Officer at Wagepoint to talk about her path to joining ‘the world’s friendliest team’, how to speak product with engineers without a tech background, and why doubting your accomplishments does not do justice to yourself. Learn more about Wagepoint and connect with Leena: Wagepoint's website: https://wagepoint.com/ Connect with Leena: https://www.linkedin.com/in/leenathampan/

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Mar 23

31 min 26 sec

Asia Orangio, CEO and Founder of DemandMaven, shares how she thinks about demand generation, her path to living and working in Atlanta, the influence of her family on her life and work, and how landing a seat on the board of Moz both scared and motivated her.Connect with Asia and DemandMaven:Read more from Asia: https://twitter.com/asiaorangioConnect with Asia: https://www.linkedin.com/in/asiamatos/Learn more about DemandMaven: https://demandmaven.io/

Mar 16

48 min 5 sec

Join Bill Kenney, the CEO of Focus Lab, and Craft&Crew's own Chad MacDonald as we talk about pivoting from design to business leadership roles, using the Entrepreneur Operating System to find your focus, and the tools you need to overcome a crisis of confidence.Learn more about Focus Lab and connect with Bill:Focus Lab: https://focuslabllc.com/Connect with Bill: https://www.linkedin.com/in/billskenney/Read more from Bill: https://twitter.com/billskenneySee Bill and the Focus Lab team's work: https://dribbble.com/BillSKenney

Mar 9

52 min 32 sec

Today’s guest is G Wu, CEO of Adeptmind. G speaks to the ups and downs of pioneering voice assistance with Maluuba, and his decision to jump right back into the startup tech space with his next business, Adeptmind, looking to blaze a trail in the retail space with AI.Learn more about Adeptmind and connect with G:Website: https://adeptmind.ai/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/adeptmind/Twitter: https://twitter.com/adeptmindaiConnect with G: https://www.linkedin.com/in/gwu2020/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

30 min 19 sec

Gooroo Founder and CEO Scott Lee joins us on today’s episode of Journey Map. From his decision to lead and serve with the army of the Republic of Korea, to starting businesses in both fashion and education, Scott shares his story and what he’s learned along the way.Learn more about Gooroo:Website: https://www.gooroo.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/gooroo/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/officialgooroo/Twitter: https://twitter.com/gooroo_official Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/gooroo/ Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

22 min 54 sec

Join Navin Arora, President of TELUS Business, on today’s episode of Journey Map. Listen as Navin unravels his career path and shares stories that highlight key moments in his life in Calgary and his rise through TELUS over more than 20 years.Learn more about TELUS Business and connect with Navin:Website: https://www.telus.com/en/business/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/telus-business/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/TELUSBusiness/Twitter: https://twitter.com/telusbusiness Read more from Navin: https://twitter.com/navin_k_aroraConnect with Navin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/navin-arora-42160271/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

24 min 48 sec

Follow Kim Lomba’s career path, through studying illustration at university and working at some of the world’s most prominent agencies, up to her current role as Design Director at Perlego. Get Kim’s insights on the power of images, design thinking, and more.Learn more about Perlego and connect with Kim:Website: https://www.perlego.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/perlego.com/Facebook: @perlegobooksTwitter: @perlegobooksInstagram: @perlegobooksRead more from Kim: http://kimlomba.com/Connect with Kim: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kimlomba/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

18 min 3 sec

Journey Map welcomes Kelley Tessier, Director of Brand Marketing at Canadian Olympic Committee, to the show today. Kelley dives into the “cobwebs of her brain” to touch on her formative experiences in university, shares her thoughts on living and working abroad, and how her path eventually led to her current role. Learn more about the Canadian Olympic Committee and connect with Kelley:Website: https://olympic.ca/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/canadian-olympic-committee/Facebook: @teamcanadaTwitter: @TeamcanadaInstagram: @teamcanadaConnect with Kelley: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kelleytessier/Tweet with Kelley: @kelleytessierLearn more about SIFE (Students in Free Enterprise): https://simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Students_in_Free_EnterpriseToday's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

24 min 51 sec

Today’s guest is Erik Reagan, CEO of Focus Lab, a boutique branding agency. See how doing great work can lead to getting more great work, and how growth can stem from being excellent and - you guessed it - focused.Learn more about Focus Lab and connect with Erik:Company website: https://focuslabllc.com/Read more from Erik: https://erikreagan.com/aboutConnect with Erik: https://www.linkedin.com/in/erikreagan/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

22 min 16 sec

Jonathan Graham, the Executive Creative Director at B-Reel, is today’s guest on Journey Map. He shares stories and industry insights from his career in copywriting and advertising, including all the highs and lows along the way.Learn more about B-Reel and connect with Jonathan:Website:https://www.b-reel.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/b-reel/Facebook:@breel.creativeTwitter:@breel_coInstagram: @breel.coRead more from Jonathan: http://cargocollective.com/jonathangrahamConnect with Jonathan: https://www.linkedin.com/in/juanbenito2/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

28 min 11 sec

Listen as Haraldur (Halli) Thorleifsson shares his journey, up to and including becoming the Founder and CEO of Ueno. From tracking Santa to working with some of the world’s biggest brands, industry leaders and startups, Halli talks about what it was like to grow from freelance design to founding and leading his own agency.Learn more about the Ueno and connect with Haraldur:Website:https://ueno.co/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/ueno/Facebook:@uenodotcoTwitter: @uenodotcoInstagram: @uenodotcoRead more from Haraldur: https://haraldurthorleifsson.com/Connect with Haraldur: https://www.linkedin.com/in/haraldur-thorleifsson-359aaa5b/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

19 min 56 sec

Mark Pytlik, CEO at Stink Studios, sits down with Journey Map to talk about his career path and all he's learned from writing about bands and founding and leading a business.Learn more about the Stink Studios and connect with Mark:Company website: https://www.stinkstudios.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/stinkstudios/Facebook: @stinkstudiosTwitter: @stinkstudiosInstagram: @stinkstudiosRead more from Mark: https://markpytlik.com/Connect with Mark: https://www.linkedin.com/in/markpytlik/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

22 min 12 sec

Today’s guest is Luke Vachon, Director, Global Brand Strategy & Development at ALDO. Luke’s decade long journey has led him to work with some of the world’s top brands. Now he peers into his crystal ball to help understand and adapt one of Canada’s top fashion brands for the challenges and opportunities of tomorrow.Learn more about the ALDO Group and connect with Luke:Company website: https://www.aldoshoes.com/ca/enLinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/aldo-group/Facebook:@ALDOTwitter: @aldo_shoesInstagram: @aldo_shoesLuke Vachon: https://www.linkedin.com/in/luke-vachon-66694a35/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

23 min 30 sec

On today’s episode of Journey Map, you’ll hear from Alexandra Aylott, Creative Director at Brand & Mortar. Listen as she shares how she applies her love of organization to her passion as a creative person, as well as her path from design to direction, individual contributor to leader.Learn more about Brand&Mortar and connect with Alexandra:Website: https://brandandmortar.com/LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/brand-&-mortar/ Facebook:@brandandmortarTwitter:@BrandandMortarInstagram: @brandandmortarAlexandra Aylott: https://www.linkedin.com/in/alexandraaylott/Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap

Sep 2020

18 min 43 sec

Today, we are speaking with Mr. Gary Fernandes, Design Research Director at TD, one of Canada's leading financial institutions. From his early days studying psychology at University of Toronto and Carlton University to his current role leading and influencing digital design decisions, Gary has been obsessed with understanding human behaviour and what people need from their digital experiences and products.  Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap 

Sep 2020

20 min 58 sec

Today, we are speaking with Mr. Kevin Lim, the founder and CEO of Lim Geomatics one of North America's leading GIS software development companies with offices in Calgary and Ottawa, Canada. If that doesn't keep him busy enough, he also does personal consulting above and beyond the world of his company due to his unique set of skills – sounds very Liam Neeson in Taken, if you asked me. He is one of those rare examples of Journey Map interviewees, who has stuck to one thing for a very long time honing his skills throughout his career.  Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap 

Sep 2020

22 min 20 sec

Today I am joined by Anshey Bhatia, the founder and CEO of Verbal+Visual. Anshey works with mission-driven lifestyle brands to help them share their story and products in a more engaging and thoughtful way. A self-described boisterous sports fan and people connector, he's been able to take his love of great design, pair it with an appreciation for performance outcomes and evolve into the founder and CEO he is today. Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap 

Sep 2020

23 min 45 sec

Today's guest is a multifaceted creative communicator with extensive experience in the art direction, brand management, and multi-channel marketing domain of the fashion industry.Mylantha Davey studied fashion merchandising at the Blanche MacDonald Centre before graduating to Ryerson University, where she obtained a Bachelor of design with a concentration in fashion communication. Since graduating in 2013, our guest has become a force to be reckoned with in Canada's fashion marketing industry. The roster of brands she has worked for includes Fidelity Denim, Aritzia, Lacoste, NEWAD, Aldo, and Vancouver Fashion Week, to name a few. Fast forward to today and she is the brand marketing manager for Roots where she develops, implements, and manages the cross-functional marketing strategy for both wholesale and retail channels.You can check out her athleisure fashion line Cherry Gardens hereToday's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap 

Sep 2020

19 min 44 sec

What's so special about today's episode? Well, we've turned the tables and will be interviewing the partners of the website production company Craft&Crew, who also happened to produce this podcast. September 8 2020, marks their 10th anniversary of being in business. We will explore with them their entrepreneur origin stories, how they got started in business, some of the ups and downs they experienced over the years and where they see the company headed.Special thanks to Erin Blaskie and her company Fellow. They have a wonderful podcast themselves called Supermanagers you should check-out. Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map, you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager Work Management software puts your ideas, plans, and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams, and more. MindManager's flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand, and evolve critical business information. And with powerful collaboration and sharing features, it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned on track and headed in the right direction. You can take a free 30 day no-commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap 

Sep 2020

1 hr 21 min

Today's guest graduated from the University of Saskatchewan in 2009 with a degree in Finance. He started his career as a Consultant with the Boston Consulting Group. During this time he also worked as an Efficiency Consultant with the United Nations World Food Programme. In 2014 he leaves his Consulting position to Co-Found the mobile food ordering & delivery service Skip the Dishes. He stays at Skip the Dishes running business development and strategy until 2018 when he leaves to Co-Found fintech company Neo Financial. For those of you who don't know Neo Financial is a Calgary based fintech company built for Canadians. Neo Financial offers a no-annual fee credit card and savings account while also giving Neo members access to instant rewards from hundreds of brands all in one card. Today's guest is Andrew Chau, Co-Founder and CEO of Neo Financial.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jul 2020

23 min 47 sec

Today's guest graduated from UC Davis with a bachelors in English and Music. After graduation she went on to work as a Customer Service Representative at Kforce Inc. In April 2007 she set off and started working in User Operations at Facebook where she stayed for five years before becoming UX writing lead and content strategist at Pinterest. Where she helped concept, develop, and rollout Pinterest’s very first ad campaign in the US. In 2018 she leaves Pinterest to become Head of UX Writing and Content Strategy for ride share app Lyft. There she’s headed many exciting projects. Today we’re speaking with Kim O’Rourke, Head of UX Writing at Lyft.Also here is Kim's personal website where you can check out the campaigns mentioned in the podcast.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

24 min 8 sec

Today's guest graduated from the University of British Columbia in 2008 with a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics. He was an Infantry Soldier Reservist with the Seaforth Highlanders Regiment with the Canadian Armed Forces. He briefly worked as a Finance Supervisor at Threewave Software, before leaving to work as an Associate Consultant at Bain & Company. In 2012 he Co-Founded fintech company Bench, which would help land him on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. For those of you who don’t know Bench is the largest bookkeeping service in America for small businesses and entrepreneurs. They go beyond traditional bookkeeping as they strive to help entrepreneurs understand what they want to do and where they want to go. Today’s guest is Ian Crosby, Co-Founder and CEO of Bench.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

24 min 8 sec

Today's guest graduated from Brown University in 2001. He received a Masters in Economics and Public Policy from the Paris Institute of Political Sciences, and also received an MBA from INSEAD. He began her career as an Intern at Merrill Lynch. In 2001 he starts working as an Investment Banking Analyst at Credit First Boston. In 2003 he leaves and becomes a Principal Investor at MHR Fund Management  and became the firm's youngest Partner in 2006. In 2010 he starts work as a Senior Investment Professional at CPP Investment Board, where he was responsible for building and then investing various new investment strategies for the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. He stays there until 2012 before he leaves to take on the role of Board Member / Chief Restructuring Officer at Wildfire a China and Singapore-based social media marketing company. In 2013 he starts the position he is in today as Founder & Chairman of the Rumie Initiative. For those of you who don’t know Rumie is a non-profit tech startup with a mission to bring the surge of free learning content available online to communities least likely to access it but with the most to gain.Today's guest is none other than Tariq Fancy. Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

20 min 28 sec

Today's guest graduated from Western University with a degree in History. He then went on to receive his Juris Doctor in Intellectual Property Law from the University of Windsor. After graduation he started his first company Smart Slips a company that enables retailers to issue electronic receipts to customers. In 2013 He goes on to  help found the company he is now CEO of Sensibill. For those of you who don’t know Sensibill is the leading provider of everyday financial tools like digital receipt management and SKU-level data that helps banks and credit unions better know their customers. Today we’re talking to Corey Gross, CEO and Co-Founder of Sensibill.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

24 min 13 sec

Today's guest graduated with a degree in International and Global Studies from American University. She's worked as a Design Strategist with the White House Presidential Innovation Fellows. She has also worked as a Service and Systems Design Consultant and Coach with the World Bank Group. In 2018 she became Co-Founder and CEO of Devie. For those of you who don’t know Devie is a social enterprise with the mission to support every parent to help their child grow, and in the process to close the primary school readiness gap. With Devie, a digital coach supports parents through daily five-minute chats. Today we’re speaking with Puja Balachander, Co-Founder and CEO of Devie. She is a trailblazer in the space of social entrepreneurship.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

19 min 14 sec

Today's guest began her career at the Art Center College of Design in 2014, after taking graphics in communications. She then heads to Stanford University where she graduates in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Science, Technology, and Society with a concentration in Media and Communications. During her time in school she held many UX Design positions at companies such as Envestnet, Stink Studios, Kleiner Perkins, and Helix. She also worked as a Design and Engagement Intern at Stanford. She is currently the Product Design Lead at Knotch. For those of you that don’t know Knotch is a New York based software company that is the independent standard for content marketing ROI. Their end to end content intelligence platforms help marketers plan, measure, optimize and benchmark their content efforts across all owned and paid strategies. Their Content Intelligence Platform enables brands to become better listeners and storytellers. Today's guest is Sharon Lee, Product Design Lead at Knotch.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

20 min 55 sec

Today's guest attended the Wharton School of Business with a Degree in Entrepreneurship and Product Design. While still in school he founded his first company in 2011 called Lore Inc. out of frustration with outdated classroom tools. At 19 he dropped out to continue working on online classroom platform Lore. In 2013 he started working on special projects at sustainable clothing brand Reformation. In June 2014 he launches his next company Universe which would land him on the Forbes 30 under 30 list. For those of you who don’t know Universe as a no-code, mobile-only website builder, it is the easiest way to make a website and even better it can all be done on mobile. Their mission is to empower everyone to build the internet. Today’s guest has been labeled a serial entrepreneur, he is Founder and CEO of Universe Joseph Cohen.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

21 min 58 sec

Today's guest attended Kansas State University, first taking Biology and then switching to Marketing and Sales. He began his career as a Field Account Manager for CDW-G a leading multi-brand technology solutions provider. In 2012 he takes the position of Assistant Operations Manager at ESPN. In 2015 he founds his own company called Bungii. For those of you who don’t know Bungii is essentially your friend with a truck,  they’re a mobile app that connects users to local pickup trucks that help move, haul & deliver stuff around town. They were recently awarded Silicon Prairie’s Startup of the Year. They’re a rideshare app but instead of moving people, they’re moving your stuff. Today we’re talking to Harrison Proffitt, Founder of Bungii. Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

24 min 11 sec

Today's guest graduated from Stanford University with a Degree in Management Science and Engineering. After graduation he begins his career as a Business Analyst at McKinsey&Company. In 2010 he leaves McKinsey and works as a Marketing Manager at Power Assure. In 2011 he founds his first company GardenZip: a plant recommendation engine for home gardeners. In late 2011 he works as a Business Operations Manager at Simply Hired until 2013 when he starts working as a Product Manager at Rev where he stays until 2015. He then founds his second company : Tally Ho. Tally Ho is a free mobile app and chatbot that streamlines the planning and coordination of in-person group activities. In 2017 he leaves and becomes a Senior Product Manager at Adobe. In 2018 He takes on the role that he occupies now, as Senior Product Manager at SheerID. For those of you who don’t know SheerID  is a leading digital verification platform instantly verifies the identity of individuals and businesses, enabling enterprises to deliver gated offers and experiences to high-value customer segments. Today's guest is Rory Everitt, Senior Product Manager at SheerID.Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

24 min 11 sec

Today's guest graduated from Chapman University with a Bachelor's degree in Public Relations and Advertising. She began working as an Earth Researcher for the National Film Festival for Talented Youth, which I’m very excited to learn more about. She moves on to work in communications for the Tiger Woods Foundation. Next, she begins work with ad agency RPA, moving through the ranks from Strategic Planning Intern to Strategic Planner. In 2014 she left RPA and joined the company which she is now at: Giant Spoon. Giant Spoon is a modern full-service agency which, In 2019, was listed as one of Linkedin's top startups. Today's guest is its VP Strategy Director, Nathalie Con. She is a Forbes 30 under 30, in 2017 she was AdWeek's Rising Star, and she’s Business Insider’s Madison Avenue Advertising Rising Star 2020. Also check out nathaliecon.com Today's episode of Journey Map is brought to you by MindManager. Journey Map listeners know that with the right map you can take your career anywhere you set your mind to. MindManager work management software puts your ideas, plans and projects on the path to success by transforming them into dynamic digital maps, charts, diagrams and more. Mind Managers flexible visual format makes it easy to capture, organize, understand and evolve critical business information and with powerful collaboration sharing features it's the perfect tool for keeping remote teams aligned, on track and headed in the right direction.You can take a free thirty day no commitment trial today by visiting www.mindmanager.com/journeymap. 

Jun 2020

28 min 17 sec