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Jessica Gioglio

Everyone has a story to tell. Jessica GioGlio has the experience, knowledge & passion for helping tell unique, engaging stories.

Jake Palmer

Jake shares how he changed his approach to his business since attending the Boiling Point Process live event in December 2018.

Suffering From Death By Meeting? Elise Keith Can Help!

Suffering From Death by Meetings? Elise Keith Can Help! Listen Now Ever walk out of a meeting and think “What was that even about? How do I get that hour back?”. Unfortunately, a lot of us have been in that moment. Enter Elise Keith, CEO of Lucid Meetings, whose goal...

Your Business Can Win By Being Human

Mark Schaefer helped us see the benefits of putting down the technology and finding the value of listening to clients to build strong human connections.

The Math Guru Vanessa Vakharia Wants Us To Make Failing Our BFF

  Listen Now Most of the time, math teaches us that there are right and wrong answers. It’s positive to succeed, and it’s negative to fail. But is this attitude leading us to limit what kids feel they can learn? Are we causing anxiety and not adequately preparing...

The Miramichi Way with Adam Lordon

Greg and Dave talk about the rich history of Miramichi, New Brunswick with Adam Lordon who is both the mayor of Miramichi and a passionate filmmaker.

Lessons from Surfing with Ken Otter

Ken chats with Greg and Dave about his passion for surfing and how it has become a creative outlet for him to express himself and incorporate that into his ways of teaching.

Finding Meaning in Business

Elizabeth explains to the listeners her company “Meaningful Organizational Design Incorporated” and how her company specializes in meaningful business.

The Giveback Economy

Carla Langhorst and Peter Miller explain the meaning of social innovation and social enterprise.
Both guests go over the release of their new book, “The GiveBack Economy.

Boiling Point – Episode 145 – Neil Burchill and inSIGHT Wellness

Creating a Life Worth Living is a Life Saved Introducing Neil Burchill and inSIGHT Wellness We have all heard the phrase, “everything in moderation.” How many of us actually live these words? The people who seem to have the greatest lives are the ones who take care of...

Boiling Point – Episode 141 – Scot Tatelman and State Bags

Give Back Pack Introducing Scot Tatelman and State Bags  It is truly great when you can buy a fantastic product for yourself and at the same time give a fantastic product to someone in need. This is exactly what happens when you purchase a bag from this week’s Boiling...

Boiling Point – Episode 133 – Craig Ryan and the BDC

The B Corp Bank Introducing Craig Ryan and BDC Financing is a big deal for entrepreneurs, but so often the charter banks just don’t “get” entrepreneurs. Luckily for Canadians, there is an option out there that is exclusively for entrepreneurs and they really do “get...

Boiling Point – Episode 131 – Joyce Sou and B Lab

From Break to B Lab   Introducing Joyce Sou and B Lab It seems we all live busy lives. We all have obligations and commitments that take up our working and non-working hours and often this leads to a lack of time to sit back and reflect. As our Boiling Point...

Episode 129 – Ryan Honeyman and LIFT Economy

He Wrote the Book Introducing Ryan Honeyman and LIFT Economy With increasing interest in B-Corp companies, many are left wondering how to learn more about the craze and how they can get involved. To this purpose, this week we have Ryan Honeyman from LIFT Economy who...

Episode 128 – Karina LeBlanc and the Pond-Deshpande Centre

Inspiring a Region Introducing Karina LeBlanc and the Pond-Deshpande Centre We here at the Boiling Point Podcast spend a lot of time discussing triple bottom line businesses, but the question becomes where can I find out how to get involved in this emerging sector of...

Episode 127 – Brian Scudamore, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, and O2E Brands

WTF – Willing to Fail Introducing Brian Scudamore, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and O2E Brands Sometimes great businesses are developed out of necessity, like when you need to make enough extra cash to pay for college. This is the situation that this week’s Boiling Point guest,...

Episode 126 – JP Shoiry and Republik

Cutting Through the Noise Introducing JP Shoiry and Republik If you spend any time on social media it would seem that everyone is out there trying to deliver a message. For those of us who are on the web trying to market a product or a service it can be difficult to...

Episode 124 – Gene Fowler & Shawn Smith

Resiliency Rewarded Reintroducing Shawn Smith and Gene Fowler It has been said that nothing worth doing is easy. Resiliency is an important component of an entrepreneur’s toolkit but it also one of the hardest to maintain. Two former guests that have been able to show...

Episode 123 – Matt Forgie and Forfitness & Athletics

Get Moving Introducing Matt Forgie and Forfitness & Athletics Most of us have had that ache in the lower back and many come to the realization that it is probably time to see the chiropractor for a “crack”. However, maybe taking this reactionary stance to pain is...

Staying Sustainable in Today’s Music Industry with Dylan Berry

Change in Tempo Introducing Dylan Berry and Smash Haus Music Group One of the industries that have changed quite a bit over the last few decades is the music industry. No longer do we wait in lines at the local record store because for the most part all of these...

Episode 121 – Jim Kokocki and Toastmasters

Mass Communication Introducing Jim Kokocki and Toastmasters We all know that effective leaders need also to be effective communicators. However, public speaking can be one of the most prevalent fears out there. In fact, up to 75% of people have some degree of...

Episode 119 – Joe Brewer and Evonomics

A Culture Designed for All Introducing Joe Brewer and Evonomics Looking back through history you could find many examples of capitalism running amuck. There are even recent examples of those with money and power abusing those with less.   This week’s guest sees a...

You Can Be That Someone – John Harthorne and MassChallenge

You Can Be That Someone Introducing John Harthorne and MassChallenge Sometimes you could wait so long for someone else to solve a problem and not even realize that you could be that someone. This week’s Boiling Point guest, John Harthorne had the epiphany that he...

Episode 117 – Craig Pinhey

Tap into your Passion Introducing Craig Pinhey, The Beer and Wine Guy The best type of hobby is one you can turn into a job. That is exactly what Craig Pinhey did with his love of beer, wine, and spirits. Craig is a trained engineer but his passion was wine and...

Caroline Duell and All Good Products

Listen Now We hear how Caroline went from being a rock-climbing instructor and massage therapist to a balm entrepreneur. Caroline tells us where the name for All Good Products came from. She tells us about her reluctance about entering the business world. We learn...

Episode 115 – Paul French and Innovation and Tech Today

The Future is Coming Introducing Paul French and Innovation & Technology Today Thomas Fuller once said, “He that fears not the future may enjoy the present.” Though we may be uneasy about where the advances of technology will take us, the future is coming and it...

Episode 114 – Steve Goddard and Resilia Medical Solutions

A Solution for Every Challenge Introducing Steve Goddard and Resilia Medical Solutions Everyone remembers having an unfortunate urinary accident when they were young. Not only is it uncomfortable, but also embarrassing. Most of us grow past these challenges as we...

Episode 111 – Cory Richardson and Hanging Hugs

Building Community One Hanging Hug at a Time Introducing Cory Richardson of Hanging Hugs Cory Richardson is an individual who has spent his life spreading love and community. Whether teaching hula hooping to children, or taking the time to help the people of Uganda,...

Episode 110 – Christina Smith of the Redwoods Group

Taking a Stand Introducing Christina Smith of The Redwoods Group Sometimes the course of events in life offers you an opportunity to take a stand for what is right and just. This week’s Boiling Point guest knows all about this. Christina Smith is a consultant with the...

Episode 109 – Sean Dunbar and Picaroons Traditional Ales

The Chief Spiritual Advisor Introducing Sean Dunbar and Picaroons Traditional Ales Sean Dunbar has a great gig; he brews, drinks, and talks about beer for a living. More than that though, Sean is the owner of Picaroons Traditional Ales and he has been a catalyst and...

Episode 108 – Stephen Kopp & Monica Adair of Acre Architects

Crafting the Life you want to Create Introducing Stephen Kopp & Monica Adair of Acre Architects As Stephen Kopp and Monica Adair could tell you, architecture isn’t only about designing buildings or spaces. Just as importantly, architecture is designing lives and...

Boiling Point – Episode 107 – Flo Devellennes and HitchPlanet

Hitch a Ride Introducing Flo Devellennes and HitchPlanet Entrepreneurship is all about having an experience that spurs an idea, which can lead to a business. This was the exact series of events that happened to this week’s guest, Flo Devellennes. Flo moved to Canada...

Episode 106 – Janet Scott and Enterprise Saint John

Finding the Right Problem to Solve Introducing Janet Scott and Enterprise Saint John In running a business there are constantly problems that need to be solved. However, sometimes you find yourself hitting a bit of a brick wall. Perhaps you haven’t even figured out...

Episode 105 – Wendy Papadopoulos and Big Tide Brewing

Brewing Up a Boiling Pint Introducing Wendy Papadopoulos and Big Tide Brewing It is funny how life works. Sometimes you can connect the dots looking back and it all makes sense, but you would have never guessed where you would have ended up at the beginning of your...

Episode 104 – Rebecca Hamilton and W. S. Badger Company

A Better Balm Introducing Rebecca Hamilton and W. S. Badger Company There are no better products than those developed out of a dire need. That was exactly how today’s guest, Rebecca Hamilton's product Badger Balm was created. Badger Balm is a family business and...

Episode 101 – Robyn Tingley and GlassSKY

From Glass Ceiling to GlassSKY Introducing Robyn Tingley and GlassSKY We all know diversity and inclusion is important in any workplace. So why do some of our sectors of our economy have such a difficult time recruiting and retaining women. While women have become an...

Episode 98 – Michael Katz and Blue Penguin Development

Connecting to Clients with Content Introducing Michael Katz and Blue Penguin Development Not much can be more engaging than a good story. What is even better is when you can connect a great story to a challenge your company solves. Michael Katz does this sort of...

Episode 97 – Phil Graves, Patagonia, and $20 Million & Change

Reinvesting in Triple Bottom Line Introducing Phil Graves, Patagonia, and $20 Million & Change For over four decades, Patagonia has been a leader in high-end outdoor wear. The worldwide clothing brand not only makes clothes to wear outside, but also is known for...

Episode 96 – Lise Hansen and Allan Gates and Huddle

Sharing the Stories of Business Introducing Lise Hansen and Allan Gates and Huddle What do you do when you are journalistic and business minded, but you live in a place that doesn’t employ a single fulltime business reporter? You follow the path of Lise Hansen and...

Episode 93 – Mike Rowlands and Junxion Strategy

Beginning Your Triple Bottom Line Journey Introducing Mike Rowlands and Junxion Strategy How can your company become a leader in the future of business? How can you take my established company and make it better for the world? The Boiling Point has featured a number...

Episode 092 – Ron Dorombozi & RD3 Inc.

Time to SRED Introducing Ron Dorombozi and RD3 Inc. Ron Dorombozi is a thought leader in the ever-developing landscape of Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED). This program is the Canada Revenue Agencies (CRA) premier tool to foster innovation...

Episode 91 – Debra Hatcher and A to Z Wineworks & REX HILL

The Importance of Choosing Your Words Introducing Deb Hatcher and A to Z Wineworks and REX HILL The English language is a beautiful thing, full of flexibility and choice.  However, often we don’t truly think about the words we choose in everyday conversation and the...

Episode 90 – Michelle Reid and Mills Office Productivity

All Hail the Czar Introducing Michelle Reid and Mills Office Productivity When you have a problem that needs to be solved you call in a czar. For the past 5 years, Michelle Reid has served as the czar of sustainability for Mills Office Productivity, a local and...

Episode 89 – Kristy O’Leary and Scout & Burrow

Out with the Dinosaurs, In with Evolution Reintroducing Kristy O'Leary - Scout & Burrow This week’s guest for the second time is Kristy O’Leary from Scout & Burrow. Kristy is an artist, entrepreneur, and social change provocateur. Through Scout & Burrow,...

Episode 88 – Kelly Lawson and ELLA

From Consuming to Sharing Introducing Kelly Lawson and ELLA We have all heard the comment from the closest, “I have nothing to wear.” In fact, the average American woman spends approximately $300 per month on fashion items. In less than a month, 51% of these items go...

Episode 87 – Shawn Leger and FORCE 3 Innovations

The Intersection of Passion and Innovation Introducing Shawn Leger and FORCE 3 Innovations When passion and innovation merge the results can be powerful. Someone who knows all about this situation is Shawn Leger. Shawn has worked in the rehab field for 16 years and he...

Episode 85 – Mark Wood

The More you Hear Introducing Mark Wood and Ocean Sonics It is amazing what you can hear when you make the effort to listen… especially under the water. One person that knows all about this is Mark Wood from Ocean Sonics. Mark’s company develops highly specialized...

Episode 84 – Kevan Gilbert

Empathy for the Digital Age Introducing Kevan Gilbert Kevan Gilbert is a man who believes that collaboration is the best way to complete any task. This award winning digital story teller and strategist realized very early in his work in agencies that teamwork and...

Episode 83 – Andrew Park

True Masculinity through Responsibility Introducing Andrew Park and Urbane & Gallant Andrew Park is a man who likes to ponder the true meaning of masculinity. If you look at most representations of masculinity in pop culture three themes seem to arise: beer, sex,...

Episode 82 – Aaron Vidas

Maximize with your Most Profitable Customers Introducing Aaron Vidas and Strategy Box Aaron Vidas is an advisor who works with tech companies, professional service firms, social enterprises, and B2B companies. In his former career as a marketing manager and sales...

Episode 81 – Andy MacCallum

Keep your Investment in your Community Introducing Andy MacCallum Investors are always out looking for the ability to make more money from their current money. However, more often than not the money is being invested into multi-national companies or in faraway places....

Episode 80 – Dan Martell

Sharing your Most Powerful Tools… your Stories Introducing Dan Martell The ability to connect with others by expressing your experiences and lessons learned are often the most powerful gift you can give to someone else. Learning from others experiences can rocket you...

Episode 79 – Kim Houlahan

Get your Message Out There Introducing Kim Houlahan Entrepreneurs who own small or medium sized businesses work hard every day in order to gain or maintain success. There is a lot of hard work and many hours put forth toward their business. Often these business people...

Episode 78 – Owen Green

Financial Monitoring = More Sleep Introducing Owen Green Passionate, driven entrepreneurs often need to focus on what they are good at. This could mean being visionaries, or taking part in the grind of everyday business. For many though, the evening can be filled with...

Episode 77 – Ken MacLeod

Pounce on your Opportunities Introducing Ken MacLeod Sometimes the only thing holding you back from achieving any goal is your own hesitation. No journey has ever happened where someone hasn’t taken the first step. Ken MacLeod and the New Brunswick Youth Orchestra...

Episode 76 – Jeff Schnurr

Conservation Capitalism Introducing Jeff Schnurr The saying goes, “there is more than one way to skin a cat.” The same is true for conservation. The choice doesn’t have to be between jobs and preservation because there is a middle ground. Jeff Schnurr knows this, and...

Episode 75 – Victoria Clarke

Discover Saint John Introducing Victoria Clarke Victoria Clarke has an enviable job for all of those who live and love Saint John, New Brunswick. Back in July, Victoria took the job as Executive Director of Discover Saint John, the destination marketing organization...

Episode 74 – Shawn Smith

Understanding DisAbilities Introducing Shawn Smith Shawn Smith grew up believing he was a dumb kid. Though he tried in school, he didn’t receive the marks he had hoped for. He failed grade eight and made 32 attempts to complete his 18 credits for high school. It...

Episode 73 – Nelson Cabral

The Era of Creative Leadership Introducing Nelson Cabral Businesses that specialize in the creative understand that a creative leadership style can be very advantageous to a company culture. However, this leadership style can often be missing in in traditional...

Episode 72 – Mark Hemmings

Where your passions will take you Introducing Mark Hemmings Almost every younger brother looks up to his older sibling, and there is no exception in the Hemmings family. Greg’s older brother, Mark, shaped his likes, choices, and life. They shared similar interests and...

Episode 71 – Josh Martin

The Badge of Awesome   Introducing Josh Martin Sometimes the knocks that life throws at us are the pivot point to a better way. Josh Martin knows all about this. At 27 years old, Josh was diagnosed with leukemia and given a 50/50 chance at survival. One of the...

Episode 70 – Nora Livingstone

B Corp Adventure Introducing Nora Livingstone What do you do when you have a thirst for travel and adventure, as well as a heart for the welfare of animals? You start a business. At least that is what Nora Livingstone did. Back in 2012, Nora was approached by her...

Episode 69 – Greg Faxon

Reengineering your Passion Introducing Greg Faxon There are many people out there that need some help reorganizing their lives and businesses. Some people are in an unfulfilling job, and others are in the midst of a startup and need guidance. Even seasoned...

Episode 68 – Derek Riedle

Prepare to be Civilized Re-introducing Derek Riedle Sometimes you come up with an idea that is so timely that you feel you must seize your opportunity. Derek Riedle had one of these eureka moments recently, but did not sit by and wait for someone else to grab the...

Episode 65 – Wayne Jagoe

Facilitating Forward From Failure Introducing Wayne Jagoe Wayne Jagoe is an ideas man.  In fact, in every email his signature signs off with yours in ideation.  Unique ideas are a facet of every entrepreneur’s life and business, but so is self-awareness. Wayne has...

Episode 64 – Ross Laird

Screening you Screen Time Introducing Ross Laird Technology can be great for work and relaxation.  However, sometimes our screens can become a form of addiction that takes us out from being present in the moment.  This is exacerbated by the fact that now our screens...

Episode 63 – Chris Boudreau

Opportunity in Challenges Introducing Chris Boudreau Constraints and challenges in life can be looked at two ways; they can be seen as barriers and limitations or as opportunities and creative inspirations.  One man that takes the latter approach is Chris Boudreau. ...

Episode 62 – Dr. Marc Pelletier

The “Heart” of Leadership Introducing Dr. Marc Pelletier Entrepreneurial skills are not exclusive to those who run their own businesses.  In fact, a lot can be learned from the leadership of non-entrepreneurs.  Dr. Marc Pelletier is a great example of this.  Marc is a...

Episode 60 – Bob Willard – Increase Profit with Sustainability

Increase Profit with Sustainability Introducing Bob Willard When it comes to making your business more sustainable, it really doesn’t matter what your motivation is.  It would be nice to think that entrepreneurs are making decisions on sustainability for altruistic...

Episode 59 – Kate Wallace – The Business of Art

The Business of Art Introducing Kate Wallace Artists and entrepreneurs have more in common than what would be perceived from the outside.  Both have to be creative, industrious, and freethinkers.  However, often times there is a separation from the arts community and...

Episode 58 – Kyle Parsons of Indosole – Your Path with Emerge

Your Path will Emerge Introducing Kyle Parsons Looking toward the future, the paths our life takes doesn’t necessarily seem to be interconnected.  However, with the right attitude and openness to new experience we can often look backward and see how our completely...

Episode 57 – Derek Sabori – Growing with your Sustainable Brand

Growing with your Sustainable Brand Introducing Derek Sabori It is quite the journey when you start answering the phones for free and eventually progress to a vice president of global sustainability.  That is the path that Derek Sabori took though.  Derek works with...

Episode 56 – Justin Perkins

Founding Story of a Change Maker Introducing Justin Perkins The universe works in amazing ways.  By being observant and using your intuition the path of your life can become an amazing and impactful adventure.  One person that has followed such a path is Justin...

Episode 55 – Nick Aster – Bring on the Business Sustainability

Bring on the Business Sustainability Introducing Nick Aster For too long sustainability was a niche topic discussed mostly by activists.  However, now there seems to be a shift in the tides where business is coming to the table to make a real impact.  One of the...

Episode 54 – Amanda Hachey – The New Economy

The New Economy Introducing Amanda Hachey If 20th century capitalism was characterized as corporations maximizing shareholder value, a lot has changed with the beginning of the 21st century.  Early adopters are changing how business is now being done in the new...

Episode 53 – Clyde Wray – What it Means to Care

What it Means to Care Introducing Clyde Wray Sometimes we get so wrapped up in our daily lives and future plans that we don’t take the time to stop and truly experience the moment.  Really, the ability to take in the moment is synonymous with taking the time to...

Episode 52 – The Birthday Episode

Happy Birthday to the Boiling Point Podcast That’s right we made it to our first anniversary.  We have had so many amazing guests, insights, and opinions from which we have learned so much (and we hope you did to).  In this episode, Greg and Dave reminisce over the...

Episode 51 – Chris Durban

Introducing Chris Durban You might think of translators as quiet people who sit in dark rooms writing somewhat verbatim from one language to the other.  Some of the time this might be true, but not nearly as much as you would think.  Chris Durban flies in the face of...

Episode 50 – Jake Rothschild

Introducing Jake Rothschild An entrepreneur is always plotting the next move for their business and to take it to the next level.  It also takes persistence to get everything just right.  Jake Rothschild knows persistence was the key to his newest invention that will...

Episode 49 – Matt White – Sussex Beard Oil

Introducing Matt White It is always said that people should follow their passion when entering an entrepreneurial endeavor.  Of course, there are limitless things that someone could have a passion for and often the passion may not be typical.   Matt White is one of...

Episode 48 – Derek Riedle

Introducing Derek Riedle Sometimes every entrepreneur needs a change.  It could be just a change of scenery, or a shift in mindset.  Derek Riedle recently made a change that involved both.  Derek and his wife Terri are the owners of the marketing and PR...

Episode 47 – Lisa Hrabluk

Introducing Lisa Hrabluk Decision makers of all stripes will eventually find themselves in a bind.  They will come across a situation where it seems there is no answer that will be pleasing enough to all stakeholders and the result is a deadlock of argument.  Lisa...

Episode 46 – Tim Ryan

Introducing Tim Ryan There are times in business when the demand for your work slows down or even grinds to a halt.  These situations can sometimes be completely out of your control, like when your region begins an economic slump.  However, just because there may be a...

Episode 45 – Aaron Emery

Introducing Aaron Emery Daniel Burnham, one of the fathers of the skyscraper, once said, "Make no little plans; they have no magic to stir men's blood... Make big plans, aim high in hope and work."  This quote resonates deeply with this week’s guest Aaron...

Episode 44 – Craig Norris

Introducing Craig Norris  There is a popular biblical analogy which says, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”  Perhaps there is something missing to this axiom however.  Our guest, Craig Norris would...

Episode 42 – Don Fillmore

Introducing Don Fillmore Don Fillmore is in an industry where the only thing they don't deliver is babies. Don is in the trucking industry and is the president of Atlantic Pacific Transport and of the Atlantic Provinces Trucking Association. It has been a dream of...

Episode 41 – Greg Hemmings and The Millennial Dream

The Millennial Dream This week’s episode of Boiling Point is going to be a little bit different as we turn the table and our own Greg Hemmings is the guest. In conjunction with a group of New Brunswick thought leaders, Greg has recently started work on his newest...

Episode 40 – Ja-Nae Duane

Introducing Ja-Nae Duane Ja-Nae Duane is the definition of the Renaissance woman.  She is an author, a public speaker, a nondenominational Christian minister, a university lecturer, a serial entrepreneur, and even an opera singer.  Her books include “How to Start Your...

Episode 38 – Mel Norton

Introducing Mel Norton  Sometimes the best way to tackle an issue is to stop perceiving it as a problem but as an opportunity to make things better.  This is the approach that Mayor Mel Norton has decided to take while attempting to steer Saint John, New Brunswick in...

Episode 37 – Glenn Cox

Introducing Glenn Cox  So often, innovation is inspired through the day-to-day lives of people.  However, these innovative people are stopped from pursuing an idea because of fear of the unknown.  Our guest this week, Glenn Cox, didn’t allow anything to stop him from...

Episode 35 – Andrew Tidby

Introducing Andrew Tidby  Andrew Tidby is a filmmaker, explorer, space worshiper, and our host Greg’s BFF.  Through the course of events, Andrew has many amazing experiences and stories to tell.  For example, he and Greg produced a show called “Planet Luxury” which...

Episode 34 – DJ Waldow

Introducing DJ Waldow It is coming upon that time of year again where many assess changes that need to be made in their lives.  A course of action is taken where we vow to make these changes and we call them New Year’s resolutions.  Many will choose to lose some...

Episode 33 – Lauchlan Ough

Introducing Lauchlan Ough Sometimes the most effective form of leadership involves empowering the people who work for you to be leaders themselves.  A lot can be said enabling leaders, as well as getting them to jump right into unfamiliar tasks.  This is exactly the...

Episode 32 – Jeff Roach

Introducing Jeff Roach These days most businesses try to get with the times and engage people through social media with mixed results.  Many take the route of duplicating the ads they use in traditional marketing and posting them to social media.  Jeff Roach would...

Episode 31 – Peter Stoddart

Introducing Peter Stoddart It is the dream of many to open their own restaurant, café, or pub.  However, the food and beverage industry is not an easy business to succeed within.  Most restaurants fail within a few years of opening, so what can you do to stand out and...

Episode 30 – David Meerman Scott

Introducing David Meerman Scott Sometimes you can learn aspects of business from obscure and seemingly unrelated places and people.  Like learning lessons of marketing from the Grateful Dead.  David Meerman Scott did just that.  David is an international best-selling...

Episode 28 – Calvin Milbury

Introducing Calvin Milbury Great innovations and inventions sometimes come from the smallest places.  Take the Boiling Point’s home province of New Brunswick.  This small province has been the home to things such as the snow blower, and the scuba tank.  Don’t forget...

Episode 27 – Lee Odden

Introducing Lee Odden Lee Odden has been called a pioneer and legend of SEO.  He has blogged over 1.2 million words on his TopRank Online Marketing Blog, and is the CEO of TopRank Marketing.  Lee is also amongst an exclusive club of marketers with beards. Our host,...

Episode 26 – Nancy Mathis

Introducing Nancy Mathis  Nancy Mathis is a lady who knows how to lay down the framework that allows entrepreneurs to become better and achieve more.  She is the founding executive director of the Wallace McCain Institute; a group that was formed in 2007 to see the...

Episode 25 – Gene Fowler

Introducing Gene Fowler Gene Fowler is a man who knows the ups and downs of running a creative business in an untraditional location.  He is the owner and creative director at the animation studio Loogaroo, which is a boutique animation agency focusing on commercial...

Episode 24 – Ibarionex Perello

Introducing Ibarionex Perello  Ibarionex Perello is a man who lives the creative life and knows how to parlay his lifestyle into a career.  He is a photographer, writer, educator, and podcast host.  In his previous life, Ibarionex was an editor for some photography...

Episode 23 – Dr. Bill Howatt

Introducing Dr. Bill Howatt Dr. Bill Howatt has a goal to improve the lives of people and to improve the productivity of their employers.  Dr. Bill works with our host, Dave Veale, as a coach at Vision Coaching Inc., along with being an author of over 60 books, a...

Episode 22 – Cathy Sweet

Introducing Cathy Sweet Cathy Sweet has had the entrepreneurial spirit since she was a child.  She would collect and trade frogs with the kid up the street.  She came from a family business people in commercial real estate.  Cathy learned a lot of her lessons in...

Episode 21 – Jake Palmer

Introducing Jake Palmer Jake Palmer always had a creative and humorous side to him.  As a young man, he even had is own sketch variety show on community television.  When Jake grew up he went toward a career path in IT and worked in the field for a number of...

Episode 20 – Hal Somers

Introducing Hal Somers Hal Somers is the type of guy that takes opportunities in life when they are presented to him.  Hal went to trade school to learn brick laying as a young man and for a short time worked in mining.  However, one day a friend in the used car...

Episode 19 – Levi Lawrence

Introducing Levi Lawrence Levi Lawrence is a trained chef that has cooked in kitchens throughout the world.  As a chef, he knows the importance of fresh, local ingredients.  However, for the longest time if you wanted fresh, local ingredients you had to...

Episode 18 – Kristy O’Leary

Introducing Kristy O’Leary Kristy O’Leary calls herself a vision broker and has a goal to make entrepreneurs and change makers succeed in making a positive impact on this Earth and make a profit while doing so.  Growing up her family’s business was a great example of...

Episode 17 – Review

In this episode of the Boiling Point, Greg and Dave sit back to reflect on our first 16 episodes.  Dave points out that Ken Blanchard once said, "feeback in the breakfast of champions."  That doesn't include audio feedback, right? We are looking for your feedback....

Episode 16 – Boyd Sharpe

Introducing Boyd Sharpe Boyd Sharpe is the true Renaissance man.  As a young man, and graduating with a degree in theatre arts and a bachelor of education, his father asked him whether he was prepared for a career as a teacher.  Boyd thought about it and responded...

Episode 15 – John Wesley Chisholm

Introducing John Wesley Chisholm Here is a math equation for you, what does an accountant plus a rocker give you?  A television producer named John Wesley Chisholm.  After finishing university with a finance degree, John Wesley had the intention of becoming an...

Episode 14 – Ed Webber

Introducing Ed Webber Ed Webber is a veteran of old-school family business in Nova Scotia.  He started in his youth by helping out his father but at the age of 16 his father died.  This left his family strapped for cash, and Ed was forced out of school and into the...

Episode 13 – Mike Brooks

Introducing Mike Brooks Mike Brooks is a podcast pioneer and marketing guru coming to the Boiling Point from Southbury, Connecticut.  Our host, Greg Hemmings, met him and Dino Dogan at this past NMX (New Media Expo) and soon was on Mike and Dino’s Road to TED podcast....

Episode 12 – Steven Fisher

Introducing Steven Fisher Steven Fisher’s LinkedIn profile calls him a creative leader, a seasoned entrepreneur, a sci-fi filmmaker, a soon to be published author, a budding craft beer maker, a slow runner, and a fast eater.  With an introduction like that, you know...

Episode 11 – Yan Simard

Introducing Yan Simard Yan Simard woke up one morning in 2010 with a splitting headache and an idea.  He doesn’t remember the source of his pain, but the idea ended up changing the course of his career.  The idea was actually a memory of an idea he had about five or...

Episode 10 – Shawn King

Introducing Shawn King He is the Don Draper of Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada.  He is a partner, president and chief creative officer for the Extreme Group.  In the next few months, Canadians will see him and his wife, Jen, race across their television screens on the...

Episode 9 – Paul Simmonds

Introducing Paul Simmonds Independent retail is a tough business.  Independents are competing with big-box stores, large shopping destinations, and online retailers, which often have hard-to-beat pricing.  So how does an independent retailer stand out amongst the...

Episode 8 – Judith Mackin

Introducing Judith Mackin Judith Mackin is a pioneer of interior design in the small, industrial city of Saint John, New Brunswick.  Her message:  “You don’t have to be from a big city to be sophisticated, educated, and to know what is going on in the world.” In 1999,...

Episode 7 – Gino Dion

Introducing Gino Dion It is amazing who you might meet if you open yourself up to new experiences. Even more amazing when you find a mover and shaker you didn’t know about in your own backyard. That is exactly what happened to Greg when he decided to attend a...

Episode 6 – Dino Dogan

Introducing Dino Dogan His website hails him as a “Global Force for Badassery” and we agree.  Dino is a public speaker, author, blogger, mixed martial artist and recovering network engineer and singer/songwriter.  He is also the founder of Triberr, the social network...

Episode 5 – Mickey MacDonald

Introducing Mickey MacDonald Mickey MacDonald is a true fighter; he fights in business, in his charitable work, and has also fought in the ring as a boxer. Still down-to-earth and approachable, Mickey came from humble beginnings, but as an entrepreneur he became one...

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