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BIGGER THAN ME PODCAST

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Bigger Than Me - A person who makes decisions that are not only in their best interest, but in the interest of their family, friends and community. A person who recognizes that their impact is bigger than just themselves. We seek guests who carry this mindset in their career, community and personal life. We hope the stories of these role models reach Indigenous communities, individuals living in poverty, and individuals who lack support.

Bigger Than Me - A person who makes decisions that are not only in their best interest, but in the interest of their family, friends and community. A person who recognizes that their impact is bigger than just themselves. We seek guests who carry this mindset in their career, community and personal life. We hope the stories of these role models reach Indigenous communities, individuals living in poverty, and individuals who lack support.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Bigger Than Me - A person who makes decisions that are not only in their best interest, but in the interest of their family, friends and community. A person who recognizes that their impact is bigger than just themselves. We seek guests who carry this mindset in their career, community and personal life. We hope the stories of these role models reach Indigenous communities, individuals living in poverty, and individuals who lack support.

Language:

English

Contact:

6043787383


Episodes

Brian Minter

10/5/2021
Brian Minter is a gardening icon, broadcaster, author, columnist, international speaker, husband, father and grandfather. Mr. Minter is the Chair for Tourism Chilliwack and a board member for Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation. Brian Minter began sharing his passion for plants with British Columbia’s gardeners when, in 1970, he and his wife Faye purchased Country Garden Store, a garden shop that had been part of Chilliwack’s community since 1957. Mr. Minter, a University of British...

Duration:02:42:29

Alex Harte

10/1/2021
Alex Harte is a photographer, loving partner, program officer for the Centre for Sustainable Rural Development. Most notably, Alex noticed that recent graduates were not able to properly celebrate their academic accomplishments due to COVID-19. In response, Alex began offering his time as a photographer by donation. Alex works hard to hear his guests story and make sure that these photo shoots are positive, memorable experiences. Mr. Harte attended the University of the Fraser Valley and...

Duration:02:46:16

Alex Harte

9/28/2021
Alex Harte is a photographer, loving partner, program officer for the Centre for Sustainable Rural Development. Most notably, Alex noticed that recent graduates were not able to properly celebrate their academic accomplishments due to COVID-19. In response, Alex began offering his time as a photographer by donation. Alex works hard to hear his guests story and make sure that these photo shoots are positive, memorable experiences. Mr. Harte attended the University of the Fraser Valley and...

Duration:03:09:21

Shanal Prasad - How To Start a Business

9/16/2021
Shanal Prasad is the principal lawyer at Alpine Legal Services. His educational background includes experience as a Chartered Professional Accountant, and a law degree from Thompson Rivers University. He practices Real Estate Law, Business Law, and Wills & Estates Law. As well, he serves on the board of directors for South Fraser Community Futures. Alpine Legal Services: www.alpinelawyers.com Starting a business? Here are great local resources: Stó:lō Community Futures offers support...

Duration:02:06:14

Camden Hutchison - How To Start a Business

9/14/2021
Mr. Hutchison is an assistant professor at Peter A. Allard School of Law. He teaches Business Organizations, a course that discusses the formation of a business organization, like sole-proprietorships, partnerships and incorporations. He has a strong understanding of corporate law, legal research and the important differences between business organizations. Camden Hutchison LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/camden-hutchison-9918101a/ Starting a business? Here are great local...

Duration:02:01:12

Tim McAlpine - How To Start a Business

9/9/2021
Tim McAlpine has a deep understanding of credit unions, entrepreneurship, and running a small business. Tim McAlpine is the founder and CEO of Currency Marketing, and the founder of Cowork Chilliwack. He is also a creative entrepreneur, father, husband, Director for Mount Lehman Credit Union and Director for Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation. He is also the organizer for TEDx Chilliwack and the Director for Startup Grind. His mindset of revamping and updating your business plan is...

Duration:01:39:53

Nina Zetchus - How to Start a Business

9/7/2021
Nina Zechtus has a strong background in credit unions, starting a business, and financial literacy. Nina Zechtus has family lineage from Sts’ailes First Nation. Nina is also involved with the Stó:lō Business Association, Business Manager II for Vancity, a Lending Committee Member for Stó:lō Community Futures, owner of Luna Float, and is on the Board of Directors for Moytelexw formerly Sts'ailes Development Corporation. Luna Float: https://www.lunafloat.ca/ Starting a business? Here are...

Duration:01:34:46

Derek Epp

8/24/2021
Derek Epp is a father, husband and the Chief of Tzeachten First Nation. He sits on the Board of Directors for the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce, he is the Secretary-Treasurer for the Stó:lō Xwexwilmexw Executive, and was elected to the First Nation Health Council. Derek is also the Vice President for the Ts’elxwéyeqw Tribe Management Ltd. Derek Epp is a proud descendant of the Wealick family and is honoured to walk with the Xwelmexw name Weli’leq while serving his community. Mr. Epp...

Duration:02:47:36

Nina Púlemiya Zetchus

8/10/2021
Nina Zetchus is a wife, mother, owner of Luna Float, Account Manager II at Vancity. Nina is on the Board of Directors for Sto:lo Business Association and Moytelexw formerly Sts'ailes Development Corporation. She is also a Lending Committee Member for Sto:lo Community Futures. Luna Float is Chilliwack’s first and only Float Therapy Wellness Centre, conveniently located in the heart of Garrison Village. Float Therapy, or simply "Floating", is based on a scientific approach to deep relaxation...

Duration:03:29:18

Andrew Victor

7/27/2021
Andrew Victor is the Chief of Cheam First Nation, Pastor for Chilliwack Native Pentecostal Church, Council Member with First Nations Health Council, Father, and Husband. Previous to becoming Chief of Cheam First Nation, Andrew served as a Council Member. Andrew also serves as a Council member with the First Nations Health Council, which is a provincial-level political and advocacy organization that is representative of and accountable to BC First Nations. As well, Mr. Victor received his...

Duration:03:34:49

Tim McAlpine

7/20/2021
Tim McAlpine is the founder and CEO of Currency Marketing, and the founder of Cowork Chilliwack. He is also a creative entrepreneur, father, husband, Director for Mount Lehman Credit Union and Director for Chilliwack Economic Partners Corporation. Tim McAlpine lives in Chilliwack, British Columbia, Canada. He is the President and Creative Director of Currency Marketing, a digital marketing agency specializing in helping credit unions attract and engage with young adults. Tim believes that...

Duration:02:41:06

Eddie Gardner

7/12/2021
“T’it’elem Spath”, Eddie Gardner is a Stó:lō Elder from the Skwah First Nation, an elder-in-residence with University of the Fraser Valley, a defender of Wild Salmon, knowledge keeper, and protector of the Halq’eméylem language. Eddie Gardner graduated from University of Prince Edward Island with a Bachelor of Arts in 1972. He has worked for over 10 years to ensure Wild Salmon do not go extinct. As well, he has worked with other Indigenous leaders to try to keep the Halq’eméylem language...

Duration:02:53:23

Martha Dow

6/30/2021
Martha Dow is an associate professor, community leader, sociologist, mother, and Director of the Community Health and Social Innovation Hub (CHASI) at the University of the Fraser Valley. Martha Dow's most notable classes include: Introduction to Sociology, Death and Dying, Sociology of Families, Deviant Behaviour, and Sociology of Sexuality. Dr. Dow’s work emphasizes action-oriented research, community collaboration, and evidence-based decision-making. She completed her BA and MA in...

Duration:03:03:18

Inez Louis

6/21/2021
Inez Louis is a loving mother, Indigenous leader, wife, Nurse, and the Health and Wellness Director for Cheam First Nation. Inez is from Skowkale First Nation, within the Sto:lo territory. Inez was previously the Strategic Operations Planner with the health department in the Sto:lo Service Agency. She is a two-time nominee for the Juno Award for Aboriginal Album of the Year first for her 2010 album, Singsoulgirl and again in 2014 for her album Burn Me Down. As well, Inez Louis was chosen...

Duration:02:51:32

Spencer Huesken

6/9/2021
Spencer Huesken is a sociologist, organizational researcher, consultant and instructor at the University of the Fraser Valley! Spencer grew up in Chilliwack on the farmlands of Greendale playing music and driving tractors. Spencer currently splits his time between Chilliwack BC with his partner and their animals, and Kingston Ontario where he is working to complete his doctorate at Queen’s University. Spencer’s research interests are in the social psychology of self, selfhood, and...

Duration:03:03:32

Trevor McDonald

6/7/2021
Trevor McDonald is a husband, entertainer, host of 89.5 The Drive, business owner, and Executive Director of the Downtown Chilliwack Business Improvement Association. Mr. McDonald grew up in Downtown Chilliwack, and works hard to champion his community. Trevor has hosted 89.5 The Drive radio station for 9 years, emceed Party in the Park in Downtown Chilliwack, and supported fundraising events for nonprofits. He has been the recipient of the Stan Rogers Legacy Award from the Chilliwack...

Duration:03:03:34

Lucas Simpson

2/24/2021
Lucas Simpson is a local artist with an art exhibit at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre, he is involved in Kopialine Publishing, and is involved in bringing public art to his community. Lucas Simpson works with an acrylic medium on canvas, he specializes in in stylized impressionist-esc landscapes and enjoys. taking on more abstract figurative pieces. When it comes to his landscape work, he is. drawn to perspectives that have a unique. background focus with a. convoluted foreground that...

Duration:01:40:49

Kim Gemmell

2/10/2021
Kim Gemmell is an author, and an aspiring inspirational speaker. Through life’s journey she shares her trials and tribulations, included with some great triumphs along the way. Her story sends a message of humbled gratefulness accompanied with the power to rise above adversity with new found strength. She equips her audience to find the tools we all possess, but perhaps don’t know we had, in order to live a wonderful life, even though it may not be perfect. Grab a copy of her first book...

Duration:02:45:03

Sue Knott

11/18/2020
Sue Knott is a mother, wife, traveller, Chilliwack City Councillor, cancer survivor, Executive Director of Chilliwack Hospice Society and a pillar in the Chilliwack community. Sue Knott has 40 years of solid business experience. She started her career with BC Telephone Company and retired as a Senior Manager in 2004. She went on to run the Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce as CEO for several years. In 2008, Sue was elected to Chilliwack City Council and continues in that position currently....

Duration:02:33:19

Adrian Starks

11/10/2020
Adrian Starks is a Keynote Speaker, Bestselling Author, Personal Development Coach, CCO of Connect Now Business Network LTD and Founder of Champion UP®. His mission is to help entrepreneurs, students and organizations with teams who are feeling stuck, uninspired or unfulfilled. Giving them tools and strategies to get out of the ruts they are in, Adrian will empower these individuals to become their own Champions of Change, no matter how stressful their environments may be. Champion Up is a...

Duration:03:01:59