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The Biz Dojo

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Seth Anderson and JP Gaston connect listeners to the stories and experiences of leaders from all walks of life. This podcasting and learning space plays host to masters of their art, including TV personalities, professional athletes, corporate leaders, and up-and-coming business owners.This relaxed, interview-style program provides real insights and conversation with some of the most successful leaders in our community and abroad. It's a place for sharing stories, and for listeners to build their strengths while leveraging knowledge passed on from those who have walked before them. Throw in some conversation about sports, world events, pop culture and a little bit of fun, and you've got The Biz Dojo.

Seth Anderson and JP Gaston connect listeners to the stories and experiences of leaders from all walks of life. This podcasting and learning space plays host to masters of their art, including TV personalities, professional athletes, corporate leaders, and up-and-coming business owners.This relaxed, interview-style program provides real insights and conversation with some of the most successful leaders in our community and abroad. It's a place for sharing stories, and for listeners to build their strengths while leveraging knowledge passed on from those who have walked before them. Throw in some conversation about sports, world events, pop culture and a little bit of fun, and you've got The Biz Dojo.

Location:

Canada

Description:

Seth Anderson and JP Gaston connect listeners to the stories and experiences of leaders from all walks of life. This podcasting and learning space plays host to masters of their art, including TV personalities, professional athletes, corporate leaders, and up-and-coming business owners.This relaxed, interview-style program provides real insights and conversation with some of the most successful leaders in our community and abroad. It's a place for sharing stories, and for listeners to build their strengths while leveraging knowledge passed on from those who have walked before them. Throw in some conversation about sports, world events, pop culture and a little bit of fun, and you've got The Biz Dojo.

Language:

English

Contact:

4038635734


Episodes

S2E13 - Levelling Up Your Leadership w/Jayson Krause

4/13/2021
This week in The Biz Dojo, we're joined by Jayson Krause from Level 52 Inc., a boutique leadership development and training firm with global impact. Jayson shares his journey as a professional athlete and Olympic hopeful, and what he brought from professional sport into his role as a coach and leadership development expert. We'll discuss his book, The Science Behind Success, and how he found himself pursuing his own business as a coach. Well there were struggles along the way, Jayson...

Duration:01:17:31

S2E12 - Making A Mogul with Dani Kagan and Victoria Marshman

4/6/2021
This week in The Biz Dojo, we're joined by Dani Kagan and Victoria Marshman from City Moguls We talk about pivoting an entire business model during the pandemic, the role of philanthropy, and the impact of coaching for personal growth. We also discuss the role of diversity, and how an "Aha!" moment set Dani and Victoria on a path to showcasing the success of others. Then on the Podium - brought to you by Beyond a Beaten Path - Seth and JP get back to their roots. We're talking chocolates...

Duration:01:01:30

S2E11 - The Hemingway Moment w/ Dave Popowich & Faisal Karmali

3/30/2021
This week in The Biz Dojo, we're joined by Dave Popowich and Faisal Karmali of the Popowich Karmali Advisory Group. We'll get into what it takes to have a successful partnership, the importance of trust, and how "The Hemingway Moment" can give way to inspirational and aspirational goals for you and your business. We also explore retirement planning, talk a little about lifestyle management, and discuss a bit about when those decisions should (or shouldn't) be getting made. Then on the...

Duration:01:01:38

S2E10 - Marketing The Arts w/Lisa Mackay

3/23/2021
This week in The Biz Dojo, we have a conversation with Lisa Mackay, Marketing and Communications Manager at The Rozsa Foundation. Lisa shares the story of her journey, and how her passion for music landed her in marketing. We'll talk about working in one of the hottest arts markets in North America, and the challenges of becoming an entrepreneur. We'll also dive into parenthood, work-life balance, and how some simple marketing principles drive success regardless of industry or...

Duration:00:57:26

S2E9 - Developing Culture Through A Merger w/Jeff Dyer

3/16/2021
This week in The Biz Dojo, we have a conversation with Jeff Dyer, CEO of Trellis. Jeff shares his experience in merging two large non-profit entities, and the cultural impacts of those changes to employees, volunteers and clients. We talk about leadership as parents, and the responsibility of management to enable their teams to do the good work they do every day. Then on the Podium - brought to you by Beyond a Beaten Path - we're reunited with season 1 guest Rebecca Finley-Schidlowsky and...

Duration:01:05:46

S2E8 - Spreading your WINGS w/ Walter Vandervelde

3/9/2021
This week in The Biz Dojo, we talk with Walter Vandervelde. Among his many hats, Walter is a creator, innovator, educator, author, entrepreneur and TEDx speaker. Walter shares his story of entrepreneurship successes and challenges as we explore how to find business creativity. We'll talk about how to become more than just a better leader, but a better person utilizing his WINGS framework. You'll discover how to gauge your skills, what to do to cultivate your talents, and what you can do to...

Duration:01:07:12

S2E7 - Preserving An Industry w/Vanessa Rundell

3/2/2021
This week in The Biz Dojo, we talk with Vanessa Rundell from Preserved in Bragg Creek, AB. We'll dive into the challenges in growing your small business, finding work-life balance and coordinating mutually beneficial outcomes with suppliers. Vanessa also shares her joy in finding that two of their items made the list of the Top 25 Best Things to Eat from Avenue Magazine Then on the Podium, brought to you by Beyond a Beaten Path, we'll talk to the owners of Sasquatch Coffee about some...

Duration:00:49:13

S2E6 - MVP Mindset w/Xavier Moon

2/23/2021
In this week's episode of The Biz Dojo, we speak with Xavier Moon - CEBL Champion and 2-time League MVP. Xavier walks us through his path, and the transition he has made from new player to trusted (and incredibly skilled!) veteran. We'll dive into work ethic, finding positivity through difficult times, what it takes to become an MVP, and using your platform to improve the community. After the show, stay tuned for The Podium - brought to you by Beyond A Beaten Path. This week, we're joined...

Duration:01:02:46

The Biz Dojo w/Seth & JP - Trailer

2/19/2021
Welcome to The Biz Dojo! This introductory episode provides insight into the origin of the show, our mission and purpose for existing, and highlights some of the background/qualifications of your hosts - Seth Anderson and J.P. Gaston. Website | Facebook | Instagram | LinkedIn | Twitter Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/thebizdojo)

Duration:00:06:31

S2E5 - Creative Growth & Finding Yourself w/ Earl Pereira

2/16/2021
This week in the Dojo, we're joined by professional musician and 3x Juno nominee - Earl Pereira (The Steadies, Wide Mouth Mason). We'll talk about finding creativity during lockdown, focusing on consistent growth, and finding yourself through difficult times. We'll chat about the business of music, life on the road, and even dealing with loss of family, friends and the breakup of a highly-successful band. On the podium, we'll talk about some of our most influential albums growing up, as...

Duration:00:58:56

S2E4 - Jumpstarting The Next Generation w/Melissa From

2/9/2021
This week in the Dojo, we talk to Melissa From - President and CEO of Junior Achievement Southern Alberta. We'll talk about starting and operating a non-profit, the role of Junior Achievement, volunteerism, supplementing the education system and much more. We even talk a little about some amazing Junior Achievement Alumni, and how JA helped to shape their path in business. On the Podium, we're joined by two amazing young athletes, and brand new entrepreneurs as they launch their business -...

Duration:00:53:36

S2E3 - Building a Business w/ Francine & Nicole Gomes

2/2/2021
In this week's episode, we're joined by Francine and Nicole Gomes, sisters and business partners at The Cluck 'N' Cleaver. We explore a lot on this episode, so hold on tight! We'll dive into everything from creating a business strategy to the changing world of technology. They'll share stories of the importance of research, innovation, marketing and the possible origins of Louisiana Hot Chicken. Francine provides industry insights from the world of Chickens, and Nicole provides her take on...

Duration:01:17:03

S2E2 - Start-ups & Trusting Your Team w/Mike Morreale

1/26/2021
This week in the The Biz Dojo, we connect with Canadian Elite Basketball League CEO, and former CFL player, Mike Morreale. We'll talk about his path from player to executive, and the lessons learned along the way - including leadership insights from two of the incredible coaches he had along the way. We'll explore what it takes to build a start-up, and what to expect as you navigate your first years in business. Along the way, we also touch on innovation in sport and the Elam Ending. Mike...

Duration:00:57:30

S2E1 - Strategic Storytelling w/Bill Baker

1/19/2021
The Biz Dojo is back with the first episode for season 2 - and it's one you DO NOT want to miss. In this week's episode, we dive into the art of Strategic Storytelling with Bill Baker - Founder and Principal @ BB&Co. Strategic Storytelling . Bill takes us through his path to becoming a storyteller, and what it took to become an entrepreneur selling his skills. Then, we'll get deeper into effective storytelling, how to create a library, overcoming fears of presenting and so much more. After...

Duration:00:46:13

S1E11 - The Biz Dojo Season 1 Finale & Recap

12/15/2020
In the Season 1 finale, Seth and JP recap the incredible guests that have taken time to join them and share their stories with our listeners. We discuss plans for our upcoming second season, and the many great leadership lessons we took away from this season. We also take the time to answer some questions from our fan-mail, and dive a little deeper into some of our experiences with leadership, mental health, development, coaching, as we share our tips & tricks for becoming a great...

Duration:01:01:03

S1E10 - Pursuit of Passion & Paying Your Dues w/Steve Rawles

12/8/2020
This week in the Dojo, we're joined by Steve Rawles (Belvedere, Merit-Based Booking & Management). With over 2 decades of experience in the music industry, Steve lends his expertise and insight as we discuss the industry he's grown up in. Steve not only has significant time in the industry, but has also played shows and festivals around the world, having the opportunity to share the stage (and record) with Bad Religion, Pennywise, and many others along the way. Steve recently released a...

Duration:00:42:34

S1E9 - Strategy, Governance, and Toxic Masculinity w/ Rebecca Finley-Schidlowsky

12/1/2020
Rebecca Finley steps into The Dojo this week to share her experience in corporate strategy, and the fun (yes! FUN!) in governance. We explore some of her experiences assisting organizations through transformation and continuous development. We also spend time focused on learning more about inclusivity and the role that diversity plays. As Chair of Next Gen Men, Rebecca provides her insights on supporting and developing men to eliminate toxic masculinity and empower women. We'll also dive...

Duration:01:07:34

S1E8 - Teamwork, Leadership and Training Your Mind w/ Val Sweeting

11/24/2020
This week in the Dojo, we're joined by Val Sweet - Scotties champion and member of Team Canada. We talk about her journey as a skip, the transition to becoming a Third for a team of leaders, and the importance of teambuilding in sport. As a 2-time Scotties silver medalist and now champion, Val also shares her insights into sports psychology and the impact of training your mind to better yourself as a leader both on and off the ice. Then, on the The Podium, Linden joins Seth and JP as we...

Duration:00:46:51

S1E7 - Coaching - Beyond the Bench w/Adam Huxley

11/17/2020
Adam Huxley skates his way onto the Pod this week as we talk about his career as a semi-pro hockey player, and his transition to coaching. We go beyond the bench to explore his company, Huxley Hockey Conditioning, and what it takes to compete at a highest levels. Hux also talks about his time on the ice, and the work he's up to helping to train elite athletes from junior right up to the NHL. We'll also discuss how focused systems and coaching can provide that leg up in the game, in the...

Duration:01:05:58

S1E6 - Service & Sacrifice w/Gord Aker

11/10/2020
This week, we connect with Gord Aker - professional coach from LogicalLeadership.ca, and Chairman of the Military Museums Foundation. Gord's experiences as a leader lead him to a life as an entrepreneur, coach and community builder. He shares his thoughts on transforming organizations, management process, sustainability and more. In honour of Rememberance Day, Seth and JP share stories from their families as well, and offer up a special moment on this week's segment of The Podium. We'd...

Duration:00:59:43