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Marketing Hall of Legends Tony Chapman chats with people who do extraordinary things, despite often challenging circumstances. In doing so Tony counters the relentless storm of negativity by uncovering life lessons and sharing inspiring stories that celebrate positivity and the possibility.

Marketing Hall of Legends Tony Chapman chats with people who do extraordinary things, despite often challenging circumstances. In doing so Tony counters the relentless storm of negativity by uncovering life lessons and sharing inspiring stories that celebrate positivity and the possibility.

Location:

Canada

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Marketing Hall of Legends Tony Chapman chats with people who do extraordinary things, despite often challenging circumstances. In doing so Tony counters the relentless storm of negativity by uncovering life lessons and sharing inspiring stories that celebrate positivity and the possibility.

Twitter:

@TonyChapman

Language:

English


Episodes

INFORMING MATTERS to Paul Derry

1/21/2022
Imagine walking into a heavily armed Hells Angels compound as an informer, and you are wearing a wire. If discovered, these steps will be your last. If successful, your actions will be paramount in trying 'Nasty' Neil Smith, a dangerous and fully patched Hells Angel, for murder. How did you end up there? Paul Derry shares the story of his life as a career criminal and informant, what it is like to live as a ghost inside a witness protection program and why crime doesn't pay. Battling...

Duration:00:38:46

HARVESTING MATTERS to Mike Fata

1/14/2022
A magical story of turning impossibility into possibility. At 13, Mike Fata drops out of school to help his Mom, balloons to 300 pounds on a junk food diet and self-pity. At age 18, he says: 'I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired.' On his journey to regaining his mental and physical health, Mike Fata discovers Hemp, an excellent source of essential fats. Still, it's a banned crop because of its association with cannabis. He sees this as an opportunity, and after many bureaucratic...

Duration:00:38:32

COMMUNITY MATTERS to Curtis Carmichael

1/7/2022
'A coming of age story about how impossibility can become a possibility through human spirit and will.' By the time Curtis Carmichael was 11, ten people he knew died. He grew up in a Block where parents worked several jobs to survive, everyone was profiled, and crime seemed to be the only path to prosperity. Schools were at best a parking lot where students were yelled at by teachers who said they have no value. As Curtis says: 'In real life, you're seven, but where I grew up, in Block...

Duration:00:41:24

GAME-CHANGER MATTERS to Candice Faktor

12/28/2021
Candice Faktor is a game-changer, an attribute I admire as it involves vision, strategy, and resilience. In this episode, you will get inside the mind of someone who has positively impacted the status quo by bringing a higher level of passion and pursuit to every enterprise she has worked. You will learn how Candice creates value and, in turn, monetizes it. You will also learn about Candice’s first start-up, Disco.co, and how she has set her sights on enriching and ensuring that every...

Duration:00:39:04

KINDNESS MATTERS to Mohamad Fakih

12/21/2021
Let your spirits soar through the spirit of Mohamad Fakih, who sees humanity as a race to be cherished, versus defined by tribes, and confined and contested by their ethnicity, religious beliefs, language, income or sexual preference. When I told Mohamad that I was airing the radio show on Christmas Eve, he smiled and said, 'I love Christmas.' Mohamed has spent the last two weeks working tirelessly to raise money to ensure families have a turkey dinner. That's who he is. The disadvantaged...

Duration:00:39:34

RIDING MATTERS to Laura Hearn

12/16/2021
This is a story of a woman's twenty-year battle with an eating disorder, and I even have her Mom join me on the show, as mental illness also impacts all who are close to the individual. Bring your tears, and then tears of joy. Riding a horse is where Laura Hearn found her peace and happiness from a world that denied her both. Bullied at school, alone more than with friends, and devasted by her parent's divorce. Laura desperately sought her Fathers' attention that waned after he...

Duration:00:40:29

THE INTERNET MATTERS to Avi Arya

12/8/2021
You could argue that the internet matters to most, but to Avi Arya, it mattered most. As a teenager growing up in Delhi, India, Avi had two dreams. To race cars and to then go on to Oxford University. Both crashed when his Dad was in danger of losing their family business, a small hotel and Avi had to step in to help. An international tourist who stayed longer and paid more for the room was where Avi saw an opportunity; how could a small hotel market to potential tourists worldwide? In the...

Duration:00:38:20

WORK MATTERS to Jacob Morgan

12/3/2021
Are the #GreatResignation and the #greatreset also the greatest opportunity ever for both the employee and employer? Jacob Morgan thinks so, and his thinking attracts over 75,000 people to follow him on LinkedIn and 300,000 people to subscribe to his daily newsletter. Jacob is world-renowned for his thinking on the Future of Work. Yes, your work. Jacob Morgan talks about why The Great Resignation and Reset is the Great Opportunity for both employees and employers and their changing...

Duration:00:40:52

BUILDING MATTERS to Bryan and Sarah Baeumler

11/25/2021
Bryan and Sarah Baeumler are parents to four children, international television stars and they own 14 businesses. One of these businesses is renovating Emerald Palms, a beachfront resort on Andros Island, the largest and least developed of the Bahamas Islands. They turned their life upside down, and financially are risking everything. What they never planned for was both a hurricane and pandemic slamming in the way of their dreams. So how do they manage to keep it all together? If you are...

Duration:00:40:49

MEDALS MATTER to Andre De Grasse

11/19/2021
The great reset or resignation, employee or life dissatisfaction, and general malaise. So many people want to make a change, try something different, but they feel it's too big of a stretch, or a dream they aren't capable of racing towards. Andre De Grasse's dream was to play professional basketball but in his final year, the program was cancelled at his high school. On a dare from a friend, and in borrowed shoes, he signed up for a track meet. From a standing start, as he didn’t know how...

Duration:00:39:38

YOUR HEALTH MATTERS to Shaun Francis

11/11/2021
How do you feel? I find myself feeling anxious at times, thinking more about my state of mind and body, my immune system and my mortality. I guess it's part of growing older but it's been fuelled by this barrage of pandemic news, and after being trapped, I realize there is so much more I need and want to do. Shaun Francis joins me on Chatter that Matters to chat about his book Eat, Move, Think, the path to a Healthier, Stronger, Happier You. His vantage point is the CEO of Medcan, a...

Duration:00:41:04

NET ZERO MATTERS to John Stackhouse

11/2/2021
John Stackhouse says there is a way but with a price tag of $2 trillion. I ask if there is a will? I begin my podcast by sharing my near-death experience as a child, and then my observations from interviewing others who have knocked at death’s doorstep, but through some combination of intervention, science or will have fought their way back. In doing so they return with a stronger appreciation of their fragility and mortality. They treasure life and often dedicate theirs to making our...

Duration:00:39:19

OPPORTUNISTIC MATTERS to Erica Ehm

10/26/2021
When opportunity knocks, Erica Rocks. This episode has great insights for all who are facing a career path that will veer in many directions. Erica Ehm is a Host, Creator, Speaker, Innovator, and Disruptor who, for three decades, has captured and commanded all media, including radio, television, movies, music publishing, books, while being a pioneer in influencer and digital marketing. Erica is the co-founder of the Inside>Out Initiative to MePower teens worldwide to learn, live and work...

Duration:00:41:01

MINDFULNESS MATTERS to Caroline and Stephen

10/22/2021
'A love story through sickness and success' I begin the show by telling you that I am a romantic, and in the cinema, I am swept up in a great love story and in real life, I am mesmerized. Today’s episode is a wonderful and true love story and one that includes a Lion Tamer, a Circus Acrobat, a near-death experience involving hepatitis and morphine, the horrific disease MS, a Naked Monk, and a love affair where two lost souls come together to not only help and heal each other but to extend...

Duration:00:38:37

RETAIL MATTERS to Doug Putman

10/15/2021
While others run away from bricks and mortar retail, Doug Putman races in. What began as a single fruit stand in his teens, now bears billions of dollars in sales. Today Doug Putman owns HMV in Canada and the United Kingdom, Toys"R"Us and Babies R Us in Canada, FYE - For Your Entertainment in the USA, T. Kettle in Canada, Sunrise Records and he is only 37 years old. This is his incredible story and within, Doug offers so many lessons and my standing ovation for believing in retail and all...

Duration:00:38:51

VENTURES MATTER to Arlene Dickinson

10/6/2021
We all know Arlene Dickinson as the Matriarch of the Dragon's Den, a best-selling author, and an acclaimed entrepreneur and investor in Canada's new economy. But did you know at 31, Arlene was a single Mom, with only a high school education and no means of how to feed her family? Did you know that she was an immigrant, an introvert and that she grew up in a dysfunctional home and in her teens, Arlene escaped to books as she felt she never fit in? In this episode, Arlene openly shares her...

Duration:00:40:13

SOUND MATTERS to Bob Ezrin

10/1/2021
If you LOVE Music, Pop Culture, and you are interested in the creative process and what it takes to collaborate with some of the world's top musical artists, then turn up the volume on this episode that features some incredible music, and the stories behind the songs. Alice Cooper calls Bob Ezrin his 'George Martin', referencing the legendary Beatles producer. Some of the biggest hits from artists like Aerosmith, Kiss, Pink Floyd, Taylor Swift, Hanoi Rocks, Lou Reed, Peter Gabriel, Deep...

Duration:00:39:20

COURAGE MATTERS to Kaleb Dahlgren

9/24/2021
We've all heard the expression being in the right place at the right time when opportunity knocks, but what about the wrong place, at the wrong time when tragedy hits and takes away all that you know. April 6, 2018, began as an ordinary day for Kaleb Dahlgren. He was on a bus with his Humboldt Broncos teammates heading to a must-win playoff game. A second later, and hockey outcomes no longer matters. On a clear and sunny day, a driver, commanding a semi-trailer truck at 100 km an hour,...

Duration:00:39:32

FREEDOM MATTERS to Lesra Martin

9/16/2021
Bring some Scottie Tissues and clap like no one is watching for this real-life fairytale. Lesra Martin, a kid who at age six goes from a middle-class life to having to survive on the violent streets of Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick. At ten he starts to work to put food on his troubled family's table. Despite his regular school attendance, he remained illiterate until he was 16 years old. So what does Lesra Martin have to do with three Canadians? And what do they all have to do with...

Duration:00:39:45

JOURNALISM MATTERS to Kevin Newman

9/10/2021
The morning of 9/11 began as an ordinary day. I was first in the door at Capital C, the agency. I put a pot of coffee on and began to organize my schedule. My office was right by the front door and I enjoyed the morning banter with the amazing team that worked there, as they made their way in. And then my life and all who remember day changed, and forever. At 8:46 am on September 11, 2001, American Airlines Flight 11 flew into the North Tower of the World Trade Center. Seventeen minutes...

Duration:00:39:31