This past fall, Volta Labs offered a brand new program called Volta Academy. It helped connect people with ideas with the skills to make it happen. In this episode we sit down with student Ashley Lecroy and instructor Brian Jeffcock and talk about what the program is, what it isn't, and how the first session shook out. If you'd like to apply for the program, you can do that here https://voltaeffect.com/ideas and be sure to follow them at https://twitter.com/voltaeffect. If you want to see...
This week we're joined by the owner of Truro Bike and Hockey shop, Bike Monkey, Jeff Simms. We talk about why he opened his shop, what he loves about the balance between family and work, building community, and some really cool new products that let him train in the off season in ways you could never imagine.
This week we have the pleasure of talking to Dr. Ben Connolly and Dr. Ashley Margeson from Cornerstone Naturopathic. We discuss the things that we do to sabotage our personal health, the "quick fixes" we can use to help us succeed, and why health in the startup world is not an overnight thing. Check out their upcoming volta talk if you can. https://harnessing-the-hustle-avoiding-burnout-volta.eventbrite.com.au/
This week we have the pleasure of sitting down with Volta CEO Jesse Rodgers and talking about ideas, what to do with them, what not to do with them, and how Volta's new program, Volta Cohort, is helping turn small ideas into big adventures.
Very excited to share this extra special episode of Riding In Cars with Cats with one of my favourite productive people, Sam Spurlin. Sam works for The Ready, helping businesses transform themselves. In his spare time (which is limited) he talks to us about the nature and power of personal experimentation.
This week on Riding In Cars With Cats, we got to hang out at Volta Labs with startup services coordinator Meghann Coleman and facilitator Katelyn Bourgoin and chat about the new program that Volta is launching; Volta Academy. If you've got an idea that you're thinking about launching, you should definitely have a listen.
This extra tasty episode of Riding In Cars With Cats features local restauranteur Cory Urquhart, co-owner of Envie: A Vegan Kitchen. Cory joins us to chat about the rigors and joys of running a business, contrasted with his last real job; professional hockey player.
In this episode, we'll be talking about taking advantage of the resources around you so that you can make great decisions, even if those decisions are about bright yellow, college football branded cashmere sweaters.
On this episode of Riding In Cars With Cats, we have our first guest. Ross Simmonds joins us to talk about the evolution of the word hustle. For more information about Ross, check out @thecoolestcool, https://hustleandgrind.co and https://rosssimmonds.com. You will not be disappointed.
In this week's episode, we're really excited to share some great news about a great local business, Volta Labs, and a program they're launching to help those with ideas make it through. We'll also talk about some of the things that make businesses work and some of the things that help them fail. Check out http://www.voltaeffect.com/ideas/ for more info about this new and exciting program.