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Smart Man…Smarter Woman is a podcast for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. The co-hosts, Juliet Aurora and Steve Loates are business partners, authors, speakers and business owners. They are also husband and wife which makes for a very interesting dynamic in each show. 🙂 Most episodes will feature a guest speaker who will share insights and learnings from their own journey as an entrepreneur. All small business-related topics will be on the table from marketing, leadership, strategic planning, hiring and building a winning team, training your team, changing your own role as your business grows, learning to delegate, financial management, sales, managing work-life balance, cash flow, customer service, customer retention, productivity, finding new customers, etc. You name it, it is likely to be discussed. Juliet and Steve will also share insights of their own entrepreneurial journey where they went from seriously considering closing their business to a few short years later being selected from over 1000 firms in their industry from around the world and being crowned the global "Firm of the Future" winners by Intuit (makers of QuickBooks).

Location:

Canada

Description:

Smart Man…Smarter Woman is a podcast for entrepreneurs by entrepreneurs. The co-hosts, Juliet Aurora and Steve Loates are business partners, authors, speakers and business owners. They are also husband and wife which makes for a very interesting dynamic in each show. 🙂 Most episodes will feature a guest speaker who will share insights and learnings from their own journey as an entrepreneur. All small business-related topics will be on the table from marketing, leadership, strategic planning, hiring and building a winning team, training your team, changing your own role as your business grows, learning to delegate, financial management, sales, managing work-life balance, cash flow, customer service, customer retention, productivity, finding new customers, etc. You name it, it is likely to be discussed. Juliet and Steve will also share insights of their own entrepreneurial journey where they went from seriously considering closing their business to a few short years later being selected from over 1000 firms in their industry from around the world and being crowned the global "Firm of the Future" winners by Intuit (makers of QuickBooks).

Language:

English


Episodes

Episode 53: Sandy Dedeian - The Two Most Important Assets For Successful Marketing Are...

5/20/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Founder and CEO of Rectified, Inc., Sandy Dedeian. Sandy has been an entrepreneur and marketer since 2004, and has followed an atypical career path. She has a unique mix of academic knowledge, traditional work experience, and crazy entrepreneurship. In 2007, she founded Rectified Inc. to help small and medium companies improve and perfect their marketing, and has since worked with SMEs in the Middle East, the UK, the US, and Canada. Sandy holds a Bachelors of Business Administration from the American University of Beirut, a Masters in Management from the Université Saint-Joseph de Beyrouth, and an MBA from HEC Montréal. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:57:04

Episode 52: Tracey Bissett - Know Your Numbers To Achieve Your Success

5/6/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Founder of Bissett Financial Fitness, Inc., Tracey Bissett. Tracey has over 20 years of experience in financial services. Prior to Bissett Financial Fitness Inc, Tracey worked as an executive at TD Bank. Her experience and education make her uniquely qualified to coach on all aspects of money. In 2020, Bissett Financial Fitness, Inc. launched the Young Money Scholarship Fund to assist post-secondary students with their finances. Tracey holds an MBA from Dalhousie University, a Bachelor’s from Queen’s University, a Teaching and Learning in Higher Education Certificate from Centennial College, and a Higher Education Teaching Certificate from Harvard University. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:55:27

Episode 51: Dennis Moseley-Williams - How To Design A Customer Experience Like No Other

4/29/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Founder of DMW Strategic Consulting, Dennis Moseley-Williams. Dennis has been a globally sought-after motivational speaker on customer experience for over 20 years. He is the author of Serious Shift: How Experience Staging Can Save Your Practice, and he has a blog that is read by entrepreneurs and business owners globally. Dennis is one of only two certified Experience Economy Experts in the financial services industry in the world. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:56:10

Episode 50: Nicholas Prouten - Startups: Stop Making These Mistakes

4/22/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Marketing Director of Atomic47 Labs, Nicholas Prouten. Nick’s decade-long career has spanned across roles in Gaming, Entertainment, Cybersecurity, Real Estate, Blockchain, and Cryptocurrencies. He is an Ambassador for LODE, a precious-metal-backed cryptocurrency, and his goal is to bring back an honest monetary system. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:58:44

Episode 49: Brady Dahmer - Say Yes to Everything and Then Succeed

4/15/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Central Branch Founder, Brady Dahmer. Brady is a multiple award-winning designer and creative entrepreneur. With over 25 years of experience, Brady has held board positions in several arts foundations and events, developed courses, served as a faculty member of a national art school, worked with Fortune 500 Companies, entrepreneurs, revolutionary thinkers, and current and future leaders. He taught Design and Art Direction, and designed a curriculum, at The Art Institute, and ran the TYE international youth entrepreneurial program for high school students. He is the author of ”I Wish We Knew That Before We Started...” Brady holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Design and Advertising from Conestoga College. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:56:53

Episode 48: Kris Ward - Winning The Hour So You Can Win The Day

4/9/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Founder of Win the Hour, Win the Day, Kris Ward. Kris is the leading authority on team building and productivity. After her husband’s cancer diagnosis, Kris stepped back from the day-to-day running of her business for 2 years. After her husband’s passing, she returned to the business full-time and found it growing despite her absence. Today, she coaches and teaches entrepreneurs how to grow their business so that they can become more successful with more freedom. Kris has featured on multiple leading podcasts, radio shows, and TV shows, she is the best-selling author of “Win the Hour, Win the Day”, and the host of the Top 10 podcast, Win the Hour, Win the Day. Kris holds a Bachelor’s Degree from Ryerson University. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:53:37

Episode 47: Joseph Sudhip - How To Create, Capture and Deliver Value In Your Business

3/25/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is business coach, Joseph Sudhip. Joseph was born and raised in India. With hard work and education as an emphasis for getting ahead, Joseph went on to pursue a Bachelor in Commerce and Law, an MBA in International Business, become a Certified Management Accountant, and got certified as a Registered Corporate Coach. With extensive experience working in various industries with business owners and CEOs, Joseph decided to become a business coach, helping businesses grow and provide value as they succeed. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:55:46

Episode 46: Cheryl Cappellano - Does Your Business Have the "IF" Factor

3/19/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Cheryl Cappellano, Founder and CEO of The Idea Factor, Inc. Cheryl has over 20 years of experience in the industry, dedicating her time especially to cultivating relationships with customers. In 2011, 2012, and 2013, she was nominated as Royal Bank of Canada’s Female Entrepreneur of the Year, she was a Burlington Chamber of Commerce Finalist in Business Excellence in 2013 and 2017, won the Business Excellence Award in 2018, and she is a member of the World Wide Association of Female Professionals. She is a regular public speaker on topics ranging from marketing to advertising, and she shares her wealth of knowledge with others through her mentorship initiatives. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:46:04

Episode 45: Karlana Pedersen - Successfully Mixing Art-Media, Life and a Career

3/12/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Karlana Pedersen, Owner of Karlana Pedersen Art & Photography. Karlana is a business owner, entrepreneur, and visual artist, specialising in mixed-media art, digital illustration, and portrait photography. In 2015, she founded Karla Pedersen Visual Art & Phototgraphy, which has since become an exclusively online custom art service provider, divided into two distinct brands - Karlana.com, her digital art gallery, and Art Maiden ®, her new art licensing brand. She is a certified Nikon Professional, with the focus on both lifestyle, and fashion photography. She is also the co-host of the weekly How Do Artists Podcast, and Artwork Wednesday on Facebook Live. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:44:14

Episode 44: Tracy Lamourie - How To Get The World To Hear Your Voice

3/5/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Tracy Lamourie, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Lamourie Media. Tracy is an industry thought leader, international award-winning publicist, and she is a frequent guest on many TV and radio shows, and internationally recognized podcasts. In 2017, her work helped free an innocent man from death row. She has been quoted in multiple international publications on human rights issues, public relations, leadership, entrepreneurship, and empowerment, and she is a regular contributor to Medium and Prosperi Press. She was nominated for the 2020 Universal Women’s Network Woman of Inspiration Award, the 2020 RBC Women of Influence Award, and the 2020 Tallberg/Eliasson Global Leadership Prize. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:49:53

Episode 43: Matt Rouse - The Secret To Helping Your Customers

2/26/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Matt Rouse, co-founder of Hook SEO, LLC. Matt is the author of Crush SEO, Start Saying Yes, and Flattening the Hamster Wheel. He has also authored over 1000 articles and many training courses, including the Inbox Mastery Email Marketing Masterclass. Matt hosts the Digital Marketing Masters Podcast and has done over 150 episodes. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:51:07

Episode 42: Laurent Notin - How To Be The Best Version Of Yourself

2/19/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Laurent Notin, a business coach on a quest to crack the entrepreneurship code. Laurent is a French national who left France at the age of 23. He then lived in South East Asia for 20 years before settling in Finland in 2019. He has a passion for helping others, and dedicates his time to coaching, training, and mentoring entrepreneurs. He is also a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:51:05

Episode 41: Dylan Ogline - Focus On Essentials And Delete The Rest

2/12/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: “You don’t have to be the best in the world at drilling for oil, but you could probably make a lot of money in that industry if you’re just okay at it.” “Try to keep it condensed. Pick one or two people in a certain subject matter and just follow them.” Our guest is Dylan Ogline, founder of Ogline Digital. At the age of 14, Dylan started his first business. After dropping out of high school, he became a serial entrepreneur, taking on multiple business projects simultaneously. In 2016, he decided to drop all but one – digital marketing. Since then, he has built Ogline Digital to become a 7-figure agency. Dylan believes that everyone can build their own digital agency, and he dedicates much of his time to his training programs where others can learn to start and build their own successful digital agencies. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:49:59

Episode 40: Shaun Whynacht - Advice From The Doer of Cool Marketing Stuff

2/5/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: “Digital marketing is just using a different means to do that type of marketing.” “Instead of running newspaper ads or radio ads, you’re running Facebook ads.” “Where I see a podcast really beneficial for a business is not as a means to advertise but as a means to share your area of expertise and your knowledge.” Our guest is Shaun Whynacht, Founder and CEO of Blue Cow Marketing. Shaun has over 20 years of experience in digital marketing across both the US and Canada, helping clients develop the tools for marketing and promoting their businesses. A self-professed learning addict, Shaun spends his “downtime” keeping up with the latest trends in technology, marketing and design so that he can put them to work for his clients. Shaun is also a licensed display fireworks and pyrotechnician. He holds a Diploma in Technical Television Productions from the Nova Scotia Community College. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:57:20

Episode 39: Vernon Brown - Find Your Happi Place And Change Your Life

1/28/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Vernon Brown, Founder of What’s Your Happi. He is a sought-after keynote speaker, happiness coach, and certified life coach. He started out working as a model and actor in New York, but eventually turned to life coaching in search of fulfilment. In 2013, he Founded What’s Your Happi. Motivated by his own life experiences, Vernon has coached thousands of people, and helped them find and sustain their happiness. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:48:43

Episode 38: Karen Swyszcz - How Being An Entrepreneur Is Like Rock Climbing

1/21/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Karen Swyszcz, Co-Founder of Kaibigan Connection, Founder and blogger at Makin the Bacon, host of The Bacon Bits ‘n’ Bytes Podcast, and author of the best-selling Women’s Health book, Fitness to Freedom. She works part-time as a continuing and professional studies instructor, teaching blogging and social media strategy courses at Sheridan College. She is also the co-author of Lighting The North, a book on diversity and feminism in Canada, which is also a 2020 Non-Fiction Finalist for the Canadian Book Club Awards. Karen holds a BSc in Biochemistry from the University of Waterloo. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:47:33

Episode 37: David Peck - Be The Pebble, Create The Ripples, Effect The Change

1/14/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is David Peck, Founder of SoChange. He is a lecturer at the business school at Humber College in Hamilton, Ontario, and contributes regularly to Rabble.ca and TheMindMarket. He is also an accomplished podcaster, with his podcast, Face 2 Face, featuring over 500 episodes. In 2007, David was a co-producer on the educational kids show, Spellz. In 2008, alongside comedian Matthew DiSero, David founded the Mosquitoes Such Tour, which aims to raise awareness of Malaria through performance. In 2009, Verge Magazine named David a Global Hero for his contribution towards making the world a better place. David co-edited Irreconcilable Differences, and he is the author of Real Change is Incremental, which was awarded a Word Guild Culture Award for social change. He holds a Master’s in Philosophy from the University of Guelph. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:53:52

Episode 36: Richard Maloney - Activate and Engage Your Team For Success

1/7/2021
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is Richard Maloney, Founder and CEO of Quality Mind Global and Engage & Grow. Richard is a serial entrepreneur, internationally sought-after keynote speaker, mental health coach, and mentor. He has authored three books: The Minds of Winning Teams, Engage & Grow, and Injury Free. His method, known as the Maloney Method, has grown into a system of healing that has allowed people to transform their lives through mental training. He has a passion for fine wine, the outdoors, friends, family, golfing, and surfing. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:35:57

Episode 35: Juliet Aurora and Steve Loates - Reflections and Plans

12/31/2020
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Today, our co-hosts reflect on 2020, and look at the year ahead. 2020 has been more challenging for entrepreneurs than it ever has before, and today Steve and Juliet aim to inspire us to embrace 2021 and let go of 2020. While there is an abundance of negativity, Steve and Juliet take this time to reflect on the positives. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:39:41

Episode 34: Jan Cavelle - The Journey of an Accidental Entrepreneur

12/23/2020
Gold Nuggets in this Episode: Our guest is author, writer, and speaker, Jan Cavelle. Jan started with a sales business that she ran from under her staircase at home, and through pure determination, she scaled her business to garner great success. She has won numerous awards, represented the UK in Europe as one of the first 50 Female Entrepreneurial Ambassadors, spoken about SME’s on Newsnight, debated at the Cambridge Union, formed part of the Women Influence Community, and has written contributions to many publications, including Real Business. Her ambition has always been to author and publish a book, which she will accomplish in 2021. Song by Adam Vitovsky / CC BY 3.0

Duration:00:39:52