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Focus 2040 Student Competition

Click the link above to listen to this interview. Interview with Julia Piccioni, and Heather LoPresti – Co-chairs of Focus 2040 Julia and Heather are both students at MG DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. This is the fifth year for the Focus 2040 competition. This program is open to college and university students […]


Robert Hattin: ProVantage Automation, CME

Robert Hattin CEO, ProVantage Automation Corp Chair of the National Board of Directors, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) About ProVantage Automation An engineering firm that designs and builds automation control systems to improve manufacturing We don’t make the widgets. We create the machinery that makes the widgets. The concept was formulated over pizza and beer […]


Ron Foxcroft, Fox 40 & Fluke Transport

Insights from this inteview with Ron Foxcroft About Ron Foxcroft Wears at least three hats Chairman & CEO Fluke Transport Chairman, CEO and Founder Fox 40 Professional Basketball referee Kicked out of high school Trained to become a basketball referee Paid 75 cents to referee his first game and told that he was lousy and […]


Stephanie McLarty, CEO REfficient

Stephanie McLarty is CEO and Founder of REfficient Insights from this interview with Stephanie McLarty There was a problem that launched this new business About REFficient Reduce, Reduce, Recycle An online marketplace for companies to buy telecom and AV equipment They can shop for deals in the excess inventory of other corporations Benefits to participants […]


James Burchill, Business Fusion Marketing

James Burchill is CEO, Business Fusion Marketing and Founder of the Social Fusion Network. About James Burchill “C” Level Management Expertise Prior to starting his own company, James was Vice President of IT & Consulting for an international management and recruiting firm in southern Ontario. There he lead numerous multi-million dollar development projects and managed […]


Better Business Conversations

Business Conversations On this special show George Torok talks about how to deliver better Business Conversations Important Insights from this radio show include: Why are Business Conversations important to you and how might you use them? Selling Promotion Networking The most important conversations are face to face. Listen to examples of bad conversations and […]


Bill Johnson – I am McJobs

Bill Johnson – former CEO McDonalds Canada At age 18, Bill Johnson started flipping burgers at a McDonalds in London, Ontario. It was painful to be behind the grill on a Friday night while his friends ventured out for a night of socializing. When they stopped by for burgers they laughed at him and the […]


Jim Estill – Zero to $2 Billion

Jim Estill – Zero to $2 Billion Jim Estill was CEO of Synnex Canada at the time of this interview (June 2008). Synnex Canada with sales of about $2 billion is a distributer of computer and electrical products. Jim started EMJ Data from the trunk of his car in 1979 and grew sales to $375 […]


Alan Bottomley – Ownership Thinking

Alan Bottomley is a Business Coach and an Ambition Facilitator. He is a principal with The Achievement Centre and a champion of OwnerShip Thinking. About Alan Bottomley Alan graduated with an Engineering degree in Geo-physics then obtained his CA which led to a 31 year career as a partner with Price Waterhouse Coopers. With a […]


David Wojcik, Steps for Success

David Wojcik, President of Steps for Success – a coaching service for business owners who have hit Stagation – and Host of TV show “In Business”. David is an entrepreneur who has started at least six businesses. Many of them were successful – yet he learned most from the ones that failed. He opened a […]


Public Speaking Myths & Lies

Your host, George Torok, exposes the common and damaging myths and lies about public speaking. Too many lies are spread in the form of “advice” that hurt your speaking performance. George Torok exposes the lies, reveals the truth and tells you what to do to be a better public speaker. ————————- Some of the lies […]


Wayne Einhorn, Implementation Engineer

Interview with Wayne Einhorn, Managing Partner with EDI Implementation Professionals Inc. on Business in Motion with your host George Torok About Wayne Einhorn Started his first business at age 16 and attending high school Started a successful career in real estate sales at 19 Completed his MBA at Ivey School of Business Loves the outdoors […]


Fred Eisenberger, The Canadian Urban Institute

Fred Eisenberger BIM Sept 16, 2011 Interview with Fred Eisenberger, President and CEO of The Canadian Urban Institute and former Mayor of Hamilton. Fred Eisenberger was appointed President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute in December of 2010. His career includes serving as a Councillor for the City of Hamilton and the Region of […]


10 Tips to Make 2012 More Productive & Profitable

10 Tips for 2012 from GeorgeTorok George Torok, the host of Business in Motion, kicks off the New Year by offering these Top Ten Tips to Make 2012 a More Productive and Profitable New Year. Here is a summary of the top ten list. 1. Fail Fast, Fail Often and Fail Cheap Be willing to make, and […]


Robert Gignac, Rich is a State of Mind

Robert Gignac Interview with Robert Gignac on radio show, Business in Motion. Who is Robert Gignac? Co-author, along with Michael J. Townshend, of the book, Rich is a State of Mind. What is the book about? It is a fictional story about the lessons of personal finance as seen through the eyes of a humours […]


Virtual Assistants

Interview with Virtual Assistants Guests: Jenn Kubillis of JK Business Services & Jacquie Manore of Workload Solution Services Members of the Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group Insights from this Interview Outsourced adminstrative assistants – evolved out of the corporate secretarial roles. Now much more than secretaries. Work with small and medium sized business. Do what […]


Bruce McDougall, The McDougall Group

Radio interview with Bruce McDougall, on Business in Motion with host, George Torok. Who is Bruce McDougall? He is the founder and president of The McDougall Group, a financial planning company in Burlington, Ontario. A past president of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce he is a long time active Rotarian. He is a marathon runner, […]


Alan McLaren, Infinity Communications

Interview with Alan McLaren, Co-CEO of Infinity Communications Who is Infinity Communications? Infinity is a full service communications agency specializing in public relations, branding and social media strategies. We help our clients “Get Noticed and Stay Noticed”, through focused communication programs designed to build brand awareness and drive revenue growth. One of the best ways […]


Kathy Bardswick, The Co-Operators Group

Radio interview with Kathy Bardswick, President and CEO of the Co-Operators Group. Kathy Bardswick has been with the Co-Operators for 32 years. She worked her way through various roles with the company. A working mom with four children she was inspired by her own mother (with six children) who encouraged her to pursue her dreams. […]


Wayne Vanwyck

Interview with business owner and business author, Wayne Vanwyck. Wayne Vanwyck is the owner of three businesses – a training company, a call centre and a franchise business. He is also the author of “The Business Transition Crisis” ———————————— Insights from this interview with Wayne Vanwyck 71% of business owners in Canada plan to retire […]