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Warren Weeks is a writer and entrepreneur who sold his first newspaper at the age of five, was Wayne Gretzky's PR handler for a day in 1998 and who started the 2010 online campaign to get former NHL coach Pat Burns into the Hockey Hall of Fame. In this show, he interviews successful people from a wide range of areas/industries to find out what drives them and what they've learned so that listeners can apply these lessons in their own lives.

Warren Weeks is a writer and entrepreneur who sold his first newspaper at the age of five, was Wayne Gretzky's PR handler for a day in 1998 and who started the 2010 online campaign to get former NHL coach Pat Burns into the Hockey Hall of Fame. In this show, he interviews successful people from a wide range of areas/industries to find out what drives them and what they've learned so that listeners can apply these lessons in their own lives.
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Warren Weeks is a writer and entrepreneur who sold his first newspaper at the age of five, was Wayne Gretzky's PR handler for a day in 1998 and who started the 2010 online campaign to get former NHL coach Pat Burns into the Hockey Hall of Fame. In this show, he interviews successful people from a wide range of areas/industries to find out what drives them and what they've learned so that listeners can apply these lessons in their own lives.

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English

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Episodes

16 - Liv B: YouTube creator and author of Vegan on a Budget

3/2/2019
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Liv B is a popular YouTube creator who started posted herself cooking vegan recipes online a little over two years ago. Today, the Halifax-based 24-year-old has more than 630,000 YouTube subscribers and has just published her first cookbook: Vegan on a Budget.

Duration:00:39:22

15 - Carly Weeks: An episode affectionately called 'Spoiler Alert'

2/27/2019
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Carly Weeks is a health reporter at the Globe and Mail in Toronto. We talked about how she got her start in journalism, the state of the industry today and health related topics including the opioid crisis and antivaxxers.

Duration:00:47:25

14 - André Picard: Health reporter and columnist with The Globe and Mail

2/6/2019
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André Picard is one of Canada's best-known and most influential health journalists. He's been writing for The Globe and Mail since 1987 and he's the author of five best-selling books.

Duration:00:49:17

13 - Ryan Whyte Maloney: Overcoming adversity to make a living doing what you love

1/29/2019
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Ryan Whyte Maloney is a musician and singer based in Las Vegas. To say he's hardworking is an understatement. He played about 420 shows in 2018 alone. But his journey wasn't an easy one. He went from a life of adversity, issues with drugs and even homelessness to a top-five finish on NBC's show The Voice. There are some great insights here for anyone who aspires to make a living out of doing the thing they love.

Duration:01:01:48

12 - Amy Morin: The author of 13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do

1/7/2019
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After suffering two traumatic personal losses, Amy Morin wrote a letter to herself - the 13 things she would need to avoid to get through a very trying period. That letter was read by more than 50 million people. Amy is now a bestselling author and has just published her third book. She has some very valuable insights that anyone can use to improve their mental strength and their lives.

Duration:00:42:42

11 - Jason Tetro: A conversation with 'The Germ Guy'

12/27/2018
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Jason 'The Germ Guy' Tetro is a microbiologist, a best-selling author and the host of the new podcast, the Super Awesome Science Show.

Duration:00:55:32

Episode 10 - Tim Hudak: The CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association

12/15/2018
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After spending more than two decades in politics, including serving as the leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Ontario, Tim Hudak is now the CEO of the Ontario Real Estate Association as well as being a talk radio host.

Duration:00:42:32

Episode 9 - David Bastedo: Photographing the Tragically Hip

10/3/2018
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David Bastedo was the man behind the lens, capturing the career of Canada's most beloved band - the Tragically Hip. He also photographed the band's emotional farewell tour a few years back. His iconic images have been seen by millions. In this interview, we talk about his time working with The Hip, his philosophy of hard work, how his work is driven by feelings of self doubt and much more.

Duration:00:51:51

Episode 8 - Annie Duke: Thinking in Bets

9/26/2018
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Author Annie Duke was once one of the top poker players in the world. In her book, Thinking in Bets, she takes her lessons from nearly two decades at the poker table and uses them to help all of us make better decisions when we don't have all the facts.

Duration:01:04:26

Episode 7 - Terry O'Reilly: Host of CBC's Under the Influence

9/18/2018
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Terry O'Reilly is the host of CBC's radio program Under the Influence, which has more than a million listeners per week. His latest book, This I Know, is like a backstage pass to the advertising industry.

Duration:00:47:47

Episode 6 - Melissa Agnes: Conversation with a Crisis Management Expert

9/11/2018
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A crisis can happen to any organization. But history judges a company and its leaders on how they respond. This week, I had a chance to speak with Melissa Agnes, a leading authority on crisis preparedness, reputation management and brand protection. We talked about why some companies get it so wrong, the keys to managing a crisis and we chatted about her book: Crisis Ready: Building an Invincible Brand in an Uncertain World.

Duration:00:38:53

Episode 5 - Barbara Rybicka: Profile of a Medium

9/5/2018
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What happens after we die? Is death the end? Or do we and our loved ones live on in some way? And if we live on, is it possible for us to communicate with those who have crossed over? Today's guest is renowned psychic and medium Barbara Rybicka. We had a great conversation that covered death, what it's like to be a medium, how everyone can develop their intuition and more. I even got her to give us a prediction about the future.

Duration:00:46:53

Episode 4 - Brett Wilson: Redefining success in a wealth-obsessed world

3/30/2018
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A conversation with entrepreneur, philanthropist, author, speaker, NHL owner and former Dragon Brett Wilson.

Duration:00:24:22

Episode 3 - Samantha Yammine: A neuroscientist who is using Instagram to bring science to the masses

3/5/2018
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My conversation with Samantha Yammine (aka 'Science Sam'), a Toronto-based neuroscientist who is using her sizeable social media following to help make science more fun and approachable while also debunking 'junk science'.

Duration:00:32:40

Episode 2 - Sarah Johnston: How her worst day in business became a major turning point

2/20/2018
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An interview with Calgary realtor and Instagram influencer Sarah Johnston.

Duration:00:44:42

Episode 1 - An interview with Erica Ehm

1/21/2018
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A conversation with entrepreneur, writer and media personality Erica Ehm.

Duration:00:36:46