PodSessions with Mitch Fanning
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Dmitry Buterin — Unlocking True Potential
In this podcast session, I sat down with friend and serial tech entrepreneur Dmitry Buterin. Dmitry is the founder of three multi-million dollar businesses, including Wild Apricot — a leading membership management software company that he grew from 0 to $10M before it was acquired in late 2017 by Personify. He’s also an angel investor and advisor to several tech and blockchain businesses one being BlockGeeks - a top online resource for anyone who’s interested in learning how to become a...
The Evolution of Revenue Marketing with Debbie Qaqish
In this podcast session, I had the opportunity to speak with Debbie Qaqish who is the Principal and Chief Strategy Officer of The Pedowitz Group - a Revenue Marketing™ firm that helps B2B companies and their marketing leaders transform “marketing” from a cost centre to a revenue centre. As a result, Debbie has become a nationally recognized thought leader, innovator and speaker on the topic of Revenue Marketing with more than 30 years of experience applying strategy, technology and...
Winning The Game of Life with Former CFLer Angus Reid
In this session, I had the opportunity to catch up with Angus Reid (@angusreid64) — my old college teammate from Simon Fraser. Angus recently retired from professional football after playing 13 amazing years for the BC Lions of the Canadian Football League. The BC native played in 200 professional games placing him in the top 10 all time for games played by a BC Lion. Throughout his career, Angus has also been a 3-time all-star, 2-time Grey Cup Champion and 5-time team captain. A long...
Why The Chief Marketing Role Is The Hardest To Get Right
This session - like the podcast - is a bit of an experiment. It’s shorter than the previous two sessions, has no guest and is one where I discuss why the Chief Marketing or Marketing Leader role is the hardest position in the C-Suite or management team to get right. I finish up the session by suggesting what Founders and/or CEOs might do to improve their odds of getting it right as well as what Marketing Leaders and/or CMOs can do to help in the process.
Discovering Your Path with Jodi Handrahan
Jodi Handrahan (@naamijo) has been guiding, inspiring and coaching people to reach their highest potential for the past 21 years. As a mindset coach, Naam Yoga Therapist and founder of Everyday Naam, Jodi uses her intuition and knowledge in a very practical way to help people from all walks of life. Her passion for living a fun, adventurous, heart-centered life shines through in all that she does - including this conversation. During our chat we discussed: How Jodi discovered...
Why Struggle Is Good with Kari Elmes-Fanning
In this finding-my-feet session, Kari Elmes-Fanning (@xocuzinzboutique) and I share a few laughs (and tears) as we discuss a variety of topics including: Why I started a podcast (and the advice I received)What to expect from this podcast (and from season 1)Why I decided to take a sabbatical (and my experience so far)The challenges of starting something newWhy "struggle" is a good thingKari’s experience (and lessons) starting a women’s clothing boutique 11 years ago Dive in, folks! It’s...