145: While packing for a yoga retreat, got inspired by a garment and launched a fashion brand with no fashion background. Now a seven-figure business and a Certified B Corporation with 30 FTEs & grew last year's sales up to 70%. (Kristi Soomer) canada fashion fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Oct 03, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kristi Soomer, the Founder, and CEO of Encircled, a slow fashion brand based in Toronto, Canada, which makes workwear perfect for active individuals that embrace everyday adventure in style, and in comfort. Encircled is a Certified B Corporation, as sustainability and...

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137: From a side hustler to founding a full-service ghostwriting agency in 2017, helping the world's leaders and doers turn their personal stories into brand assets. Now hitting around the bend of $500,000 in revenue with 10 FTEs. (Pauleanna Reid) canada fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales $0.5m-$1m aud Sep 05, 2021

In this episode, I interview Pauleanna Reid, the founder and celebrity ghostwriter at WritersBlok, a full-service ghostwriting agency based in Toronto, Canada that helps high-profile leaders and doers turn their personal stories into brand assets. Pauleanna is widely known as a journalist...

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134: Launched an email management service in 2017, found incredible growth in just 6 months by managing 10 clients with a profit of $10k/month. By 2020 to early 2021, the company scales up to $50k/month by targeting 15-50 clients. (Yaro Starak) canada email assistants fte 6-10 online podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Aug 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Yaro Starak, the Co-founder at InboxDone, a company that offers email assistants for busy entrepreneurs. This email management service is based in Montreal, Canada, an expert in organizing messages and creating follow-up systems to direct representation of their...

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131: With years of sales & marketing experience gained at technology firms, founded a company in 2007, aged 52, dedicated to helping partners create marketing. Generated up to $7 million in revenue with 70 FTEs for over 13 years. (Gail Mercer-Mackay) canada fte 51-100 marketing podcast sales $10m-$20m aud Aug 15, 2021

In this episode, I interview Gail Mercer-Mackay, the Founder and CEO of Mercer-Mackay Digital Solutions based in the province of Ontario, Canada. The company is dedicated to helping technology companies market their brands through storytelling using website copy, blogs, case studies, eBooks, and...

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129: Aged 37 in 2013, co-founded a book publishing company to help non-fictional authors and companies with their publishing activities. From $100,000 revenue in the 1st year, now at mid-seven figures & 20 FTEs growth for over 8 years. (Trena White) book publishing canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Aug 08, 2021

 

In this episode, I interview Trena White, the Co-founder, and Principal of Page Two based in Vancouver, Canada. Page Two is a book publishing company that helps non-fiction authors publish brilliant books, and helps organizations with their publishing activities. 

With over 10 years...

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125: In 2008, she joined her business partner to start a technology company, delivering virtual collaboration experiences for life sciences companies. From 10-20% annual growth to over 250% since the hit of Covid-19 & works with 40 FTE. (Natalie Yeadon) canada digital marketing fte 31-40 podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jul 25, 2021

In this episode, I interview Natalie Yeadon, the Co-founder, and CEO of Impetus Digital, a company that designs and builds privately branded online healthcare communities for stakeholder engagement through its fully customizable and very own platform, multilingual interface, and its robust,...

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123: A former physiotherapist and elite-level athlete, founded an environmental nonprofit organization in 1999, aged 32. From a $1,800 to $5 million budget garnered from donations, 20 FTE & currently working with 750 large companies. (Nicole Rycroft) canada environement fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jul 18, 2021

In this episode, I interview Nicole Rycroft, the Founder and the Executive Director of CanopyPlanet, an award-winning environmental nonprofit organization based in Vancouver, Canada, dedicated to protecting the world’s forests, species, and climate. Canopy works collaboratively with brands...

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122: In 2008, left his job as an implementation consultant and started a small business, aged 27, a marketing technology consulting firm that focuses on the automation platform. With 30-40% annual growth & 25 FTEs for over 13 years. (Mike Geller) canada fte 21-30 marketing podcast sales $3m-$5m aud Jul 14, 2021

In this episode, I interview Mike Geller, the co-founder and President of Tegrita, a marketing technology consulting firm based in Canada that enables clients’ marketing strategies through marketing automation and technology. The company has helped clients who begin with small projects and...

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121: Aged 32 in 2016, incorporated a digital marketing agency, started with 3 clients and years later had increased by 400%, now a multi-award winning marketing agency with 7 FTEs equivalent & from revenue growth 350% in 5 years. (Erica Hakonson) canada fte 6-10 marketing podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jul 11, 2021

In this episode, I interview Erica Hakonson, the Principal and Founder of Maven Collective Marketing, a digital marketing agency based in Vancouver, Canada, working with B2B software and services companies to transform their marketing to measurably improve your results. The agency brings the...

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115: Aged 35 in 2003, had an opportunity to start up an integrated communications agency that gives clients a competitive marketing advantage. Started with a multimillion-dollar client & grew 3 FTE to 50 FTE in 18 years. (Susan Groeneveld) canada fte 41-50 marketing podcast sales $5m-$10m aud Jun 20, 2021

In this episode, I interview Susan Groeneveld, the Co-founder of WS | Marketing With Soul based in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. WS is an integrated communications agency that gives clients a competitive marketing advantage by means of finding solutions to marketing complexities. Susan is an expert...

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113: Founded Canada's first flower recycling company in 2014, helping corporations by repurposing events and fundraising florals. Diverted 93 tons of floral waste from landfills & over 150,000 bouquets donated since 2014. (Kalynn Crump) canada environement fte 11-20 podcast sales $1m-$3m aud Jun 14, 2021

In this episode, I interview Kalynn Crump, the Founder of ReBLOOM, Canada’s first flower recycling company that helps corporations by repurposing events and fundraising florals, converting waste into bouquets for charities, non-profits, and hospices across Canada. A distinctive company...

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104: With over 17 yrs of experience in running IT companies, incorporated a remote recruitment agency to help companies hire remote employees. From being the only employee to now having 42 FTE & grew revenue by 30% or 40% every year. (Sharon Koifman) canada fte 41-50 podcast recruitment sales $3m-$5m aud May 12, 2021

In this episode, I interview Sharon Koifman, the Founder of DistantJob based in Montreal, Canada. DistantJob is a remote recruiting agency that specializes in helping companies hire remote employees. They are the best in finding talents and career-driven individuals offering them...

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075: After earlier start-up success started a sales-training focused online business in 2020. From 1.5 FTE in 2019 to now 20. During COVID applicants skyrocketed from 100 per month to over 1,000 each month (Joseph Fung) canada fte 11-20 podcast sales $3m-$5m aud software Jan 30, 2021

In this episode, I interview Joseph Fung, the Founder, and CEO of Uvaro, an online tech sales training program that has no-upfront-tuition offering. Joseph is a serial entrepreneur who’s launched six startups and gone through a few successful exits. In 2013, his startup TribeHR was...

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