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Diane Brisbois

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CEO, Retail Council of Canada

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Jill Donahue

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Ethical Behaviour Change

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Cathy Nesbitt

Cathy Nesbitt interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

The Power of Vermicomposting

Slimy, slithering worms. Our image of these crawly critters may be outdated according to Cathy Nesbitt, founder of Cathy’s Crawly Composters – a business built on vermicomposting (composting with worms). Sharing insight into the world of converting household waste to nutrient-rich fertilizer, Cathy Nesbitt openly discusses the basis of her composting business and what is making it a huge success in the world of business.

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Pina Russo

Pina Russo interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Cross-cultural + Digital Strategies

Pina Russo, Director of Mercatto Media, is an authority on cross-cultural intelligence in the Hispanic segment. She is also an author, blogger and speaker with a deep passion for exploring how culture and consumer behavior are affecting the way we communicate and work with ethnic markets.

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Maxine Warsh

Maxine Warsh interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Anti-aging, Beauty, Skin Care

Maxine Warsh, entrepreneur and anti-aging specialist, talks about her personal introduction to the nonabrasive, cosmetic microcurrent technology. She speaks passionately about the benefits of these treatments and how they helped her and her clients look younger and feel rejuvenated.

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Jeffrey Han

Jeffrey Han interviewed by Randall Craig for Professionally Speaking TV

Google Business Photography

As an innovative sales leader with deep expertise in digital marketing, Jeffrey Han is the Managing Director of Virtuo360 Global Inc, an interactive marketing and social media agency that provides comprehensive online solutions to businesses locally and nationwide. Virtuo360 is Canada’s Top performing Google Trusted Agency that offers one of the leading online marketing tools in Toronto and Montreal. For national clients located in other provinces, Vituo360 Global connects them to Google Trusted Photographers in their area to help optimize user engagement and brand recognition with Google Street View.

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Raymond Aaron

Raymond Aaron interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Business Coach, Wealth Management

Discover “the secret” of how Raymond Aaron, NY Times Bestselling Author and Professional Speaker, turned his life around. Learn how to be successful and increase your income through branding and the MTO (minimum, target and outrageous) goal-setting approach. What are you capable of doing beyond your current beliefs?

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Katia Millar

Katia Millar interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Positive Fabulous Women, Networking, Mentor

Katia Millar (B. Comm.) is the Founder & Chief Inspirational Officer of Positive Fabulous Women™ (PFW). She is also a Networking Maven & Social Media Expert.

In January 2008, Katia launched Positive Fabulous Women with the intention of connecting, inspiring, and empowering women to live a life of passion & purpose through energizing Toronto events and an active social media presence. The message of PFW has since resonated with a community of 8,000 women who flock to PFW both online and offline for support, connection, inspiration, and heart-centered networking opportunities.

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Don Givelos

Don Givelos interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Toronto Path, Virtual-Google tours, underground maze

Don Givelos, President of Stand Out Media, speaks about Toronto’s Path – the largest underground maze with 1,250 stores, hotels, medical and dental offices. His interactive online community website, TorontoPath.com, utilizes virtual-Google tours to help users find everything on the path. Learn about some of the unique challenges and benefits of merchants on ‘The Path’. Don will also share the craziest story he can recall about ‘The Path’.

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Kevin Cornwell

Kevin Cornwell interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Youth, Leadership, Global Citizens

Kevin Cornwell is the president of AIESEC Canada Inc., the world’s largest student-run organization. AIESEC offers young people the opportunity to be global citizens, to change the world and to get experience and skills that matter today. The platform is focused on providing leadership development for youth.The unique advantage of AIESEC is that it is an organization driven by youth, for youth.

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Frank O’Dea

Frank O'Dea interviewed by Randall Craig on www.ProfessionallySpeakingTV.com

Co-founder, Second Cup

“It’s about an idea that worked, and made a difference.” Second Cup Co-founder, Frank O’Dea, shares his link between hope, vision, and action in this interview with Randall Craig. Climbing out of homelessness and substance abuse, he shares his entrepreneurial success story(ies). As Co-founder of a multibillion dollar industry, Frank O’Dea takes us through his entrepreneurial adventures while offering advice to those starting out.

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Jessica Ching

Jessica Ching of Eve Medical interviewed by Randall Craig on www.ProfessionallySpeaking TV.com

Female Friendly Medical Devices

Jessica Ching, founder and CEO of Eve Medical, joins us in the PSTV studio to discuss her new venture. Sharing the challenges and successes, Jessica Ching talks about what it’s like to enter the whirl wind of entrepreneurship.

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Rose Reisman

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Caterer, Cookbook Author, Nutritional Consultant

Sixty-eight percent of Canadians are obese with one in four children contributing to this statistic. In comes Rose Reisman, health and nutrition expert, with seventeen cookbooks and several healthy ventures to inspire Canadians to change the way they eat. Breaking down food groups, she offers tips and strategies for healthy eating. Starting with her famous ‘Swap it’, Rose Reisman shows how food choices can empower us to make smarter decisions. With reference to her latest cookbook, Rose Reisman Family Favourites, she reveals her love affair with light cuisine. Learn how diets impact your system. Learn how to avoid the ‘food prison’. Learn the three key things to watch for in your food.

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Hessie Jones

Hessie Jones interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Seasoned Digital Strategist

Discussing all things digital, Hessie Jones, Digital Strategist, joins Randall Craig, Host, in the Professionally Speaking TV studio. No stone is unturned in this one-on-one discussion of community, mobile, influencers, and strategy. Hessie shares tips from the field and valuable insight in her years in the digital field.

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Wendy Kane

Wendy Kane interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Event Marketing Specialists

Wendy Kane, founder and President of Wendy Kane & Associates, joined Randall Craig in the PSTV studio to discuss event and sports management. As a leader in the industry, Wendy Kane shared her challenges and lessons moving from an entrepreneur to a giant in the industry working gaining experience with such events as the Winter Olympics and the Grey Cup!

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Paul Hill

Paul Hill interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Panic Free Job Search

A critical interview for anyone (employer, employee or unemployed) in today’s workforce. CEO of Transition to Hired, and author of The Panic Free Job Search, Paul Hill, joins us to discuss tactics, strategies, and plans for getting hired. With 26 years in Search, he shares his wealth of knowledge on how to manage your own career. Discussing Job Boards, Search Firms, Career goals, interview tactics, elevator pitches and more, Paul Hill talks about how to use existing tools and overcome hurdles.

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Dr. Anthony Watanabe

Dr. Anthony Watanbe interviewed by Randall Craig on www.ProfessionallySpeakingTV.com

Sustainability Consulting

Dr. Anthony Watanabe, CEO and President of The Innovolve Group, joins PSTV host, Randall Craig, in a look at sustainability from a local and global perspective.

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Dr. Deborah Nixon

Dr. Deborah Nixon interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Money, Management, Planning

Discussing all things financial, Dr. Deborh Nixon, Founder and President of My Money Mindset, joins us on PSTV this week.

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Gael Hannan

Gael Hannan interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Hearing and being heard.

Using humour to engage and bring about awareness, this is what Gael Hannan does with her audiences. A Hearing Loss and Hard of Hearing Consultant, she sheds light onto this often overlooked and avoided subject. Join Gael Hannan in this delightful interview where she shares stories from the stage, and personal triumphs.

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John Stanton

John Stanton interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Marathons, Training, Retail

“Much of our success is that tie-in to the community.” Founder of Running Room, John Stanton, joins us in the studio to discuss his hugely successful retail chain and the 25+ years of entrepreneurial triumph. Talking about his first run and where Running Room came from, John Stanton shares the challenges of expanding into the American market and what they are doing to succeed.

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Mario Fiorucci

Mario Fiorucci interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Live to Eat

Co-founder of The Healthy Butcher, Mario Fiorucci, joins us on PSTV to discuss the success of the business on the rise of the organic trend. Tracing his path along a unique entrepreneurial adventure, Mario Fiorucci shares the challenges, set-backs and successes with us in this inspiring interview.

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Shawn Casemore

Shawn Casemore interviewed by Randall CRaig on Professionally Speaking TV

Improving Operational Performance

“Success is not elusive,” says Shawn Casemore, Founder and President of Casemore & Co. Discussing the key elements in achieving operational success, Shawn Casemore talks about the importance and skill in executing strategies, aligning processes, and integrating software. He also reveals what’s changed in operational excellence over the years. Revealing secreats to craftinga great team, a multi-generational workforce, procurement, and the future of supply chain, Shawn Casemore hits all the key spots making this an interview you won’t want to miss!

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Marg Hachey

Marg Hachey interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Advising Women Business Owners

Marg Hachey, a leader in entrepreneurial guidance and mentorship, joins us in the PSTV studio to discuss GroYourBiz.com and the female entrepreneur. As a founding member of the Women Presidents Organization (WPO) in Canada, Marg Hachey offers sought-after insight into what makes a company a success. She takes us through her impeccable track record of leading successful organizations and promoting rapid growth. Find out what you can do to encourage and support your own company success.

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David Patchell-Evans

David Patchell-Evans interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Founder and Owner, Goodlife Fitness

Overcoming the odds, David Patchell-Evans founder and owner of Goodlife Fitness, discusses how he entered the business of fitness. Now with over 300 clubs across Canada and counting, he talks memberships, motivation and the health of Goodlife Fitness. Talking about his book ‘The Real Sexy, Smart and Strong’, David Patchell-Evans reveals the strategy behind the book and why its impact is timeless.

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Janice Diner

Janice Diner interviewed on Profesionally Speaking TV

Creative Director and Technologist

On the leading edge of technology is where Janice Diner sits. As founding partner and CEO of Horizon Studios Inc., emerging technology is her business. And as an award-winning Creative Director – she does it with style. In this interview Janice Diner discusses her inspiration, challenges, and where she goes from here.

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Wilf Dinnick

Wilf Dinnick interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Community-powered News

Wilf Dinnick, CEO of Open File, shares insight into freelance journalism and what Open File is doing to stay competitive in the business of news.

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Simon Heath

Simon Heath interviewed by Randall Craig on www.ProfessionallySpeakingTV.com

Presence, Presentation, Communication

Simon Heath, Executive Communication coach, speaks to us about breaking bad communication habits and integrating best practices. With demonstrations on breath and body positions we learn what impact we have on our audience. Drawing examples from his seminars and workshops, he shares stories on engaging an audience, speech structure, rhetoric, and the infamous Charlie Brown Teacher Syndrome.

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Andrew Angus

Andy Angus interviewed by Randall Craig on www.professionallyspeakingtv.com

Educating Your Audience

Andrew Angus, founder of Switch Video, joins us on PSTV with stories from the entrepreneurial trenches.

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Peter Temple

Peter Temple interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Media and Presentation Strategist

Writer, Director, Producer, Peter Temple joins us in the studio to talk about film, video, and putting it all together. Exploring the concept of the ‘Money Shot’ and other sought after frames, he runs us through how the industry has changed in his 35+ year career in the television and film industry. Don’t miss Peter Temple offer exclusive tips in corporate videos and presentations. Learn how to appear more professional and confident in front of the camera. Learn what you can do at home to produce your own videos. And learn when you should call for a professional, like the Media Maestro himself!

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Jenny Faucher

Jenny Faucher of Managing Matters is interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Event & Association Management

Managing Matters can do “everything from A-Z to run an association.” Says Jenny Faucher, President and Founder of Managing Matters. With a diverse background in HR, Marketing, and Association Management, she takes us through how Managing Matters came about and what makes it different. Discussing changes in the association world and how she’s helping her clients become proactive in a shifting environment, Jenny Faucher shares tips on membership, events, community engagement, and current trends.

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Jill Harrington

Jill Harrington interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Helping Sales Professionals

Join host, Randall Craig, as he interviews Sales Expert, Trainer, and Speaker, Jill Harrington. Sharing insight from years of experience in the sales field, Jill Harrington talks about closing the gap between buyers and sellers. She reveals how to gain faster access to the customers you want, and how to keep them coming back for more. Jill Harrington also shares her entrepreneurial adventure in building up the sterling reputation of her organization, SalesSHIFT.

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Dan Goodwill

Dan Goodwill interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Logistics, Transport, Supply Chain

“Smart companies see strategic supply chain management as a competitive weapon,” explains Dan Goodwill, founder of Dan Goodwill & Associates. Defining freight transport and the industry dynamics, he discusses capacity and managing the impact and efficiencies.

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Alex Barseghian

Alex Barseghian interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Gift Box Experiences

The unique concept of the gift box experience was turned successfully into a thriving business. Here to talk about this exciting venture is Alex Barseghian, CEO and Founder of Samba Days. Listen in as he shares his lessons and learnings on PSTV.

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Min Basadur

Min Basadur interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Creativity, Innovation, Solutions

“There is no problem that is not solvable.” Min Basadur, founder of Basadur Applied Creativity, discusses innovative thinking. Defining ‘complexity’, Min Basadur discusses inventing the process of problem solving. Comparing innovative thinking to analytical thinking, he summarizes the industry of thought. Using actual case examples, he introduces his famous ‘Simplexity’ while defining some of the skills and tools needed to use the process. If there’s a problem to solve, learn how to get the right people in the room, and learn how to get the right process to solve it. And learn how Min Basadur helps people make complex problems simple.

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Ann Webb

Ann Webb interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

The Business of Art

“The Arts make us human.” Ann Webb, Executive Director of the Canadian Arts Foundation, Founder of the Reel Artists Film Festival, and Publisher of Canadian Art magazine speaks about art in Canada – emerging and long standing. Revealing her challenges and passion in the arts, Ann Webb traces her career path through some of Canada’s most revered cultural institutions. Naming several ‘Art Stars’, she discusses art coming out of Canada. Ann Webb discusses the success of the Reel Artists Film Festival, a venture which she founded in 2004, while outlining the year over year success this community festival has experienced.

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Haig Baronikian

Haig Baronikian interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV.

Projects, Technology, Management

Haig Baronikian joins us on the set of Professionally Speaking TV to offer insight into the process of Project Management. Discussing recovery, management, and stakeholders, this wide-ranging discussion also focuses on key issues that can impact delivery such as lead replacing, and sponsor issues.

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Sharon Worsley

Sharon Worsley interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Personal Leadership

Join Sharon Worsley, creator of The 4 Diamond Leader, as she takes us through what makes an effective leader.

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Connie Clerici

Connie Clerici, Founder of Closing the Gap Healthcare Group, interviewed by Randall Craig on PSTV

Healthcare, Community, Partnership

Connie Clerici and Israel Mendez join Randall Craig in a frank discussion about healthcare in Canada and Closing the Gap Healthcare Group.

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CSAE Social Media Best Practices Research

Randall Craig and Gerry Bramm CSAE Social Media Best Practices Research

Research, Benchmarking, Social Media

Randall Craig and Gerald Bramm discuss their recent report on CSAE Social Media best practices.

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Judy Thompson

English is Stupid

Founder of Thompson Language Centre, Judy Thompson, joins us in the Professionally Speaking TV studio to discuss her book, English is Stupid – a ground-breaking method of instructing English fluency and pronunciation.

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Shawn Saraga

Shawn Saraga interviewed by Randall Craig on www.ProfessionallySpeakingTV.com

Solving the Puzzle of Franchising

Mr. Franchise himself, Shawn Saraga, joins us in the PSTV studio to share insights and pitfalls in the franchise industry. Offering valuable tips and lessons to both franchisee and franchiser, he bares all in this informative interview.

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Humble and Fred

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Radio and Podcasting at its best.

“Our audience is valuable because it’s ours.” With their usual self-deprecating humour, Howard Glassman and Fred Peterson, otherwise known as Humble and Fred, joined the PSTV set to discuss their wildly successful podcast – www.HumbleandFred.com and why their fans are so unique. From early days at CFNY to their current digs in their 5-Hour Energy Studio, they take us through their 20+ year career in radio, how it’s changed, and what’s the same. Humble and Fred bring honesty to the forefront as they discuss career stumbles and successes – all with their usual banter and quips. From fan engagement to show predictions, we cover it all in this interview with the notorious Humble and Fred.

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David Gouthro

David Gouthro interviewed by Randall Craig on www.ProfessionallySpeakingTV.com

Facilitation, Conversation, Leadership

“You learn faster if you’re willing to blow it.” David Gouthro, President of The Consulting Edge, talks facilitation and the role of the facilitator. Bringing about a higher quality conversation is a particular skill of his as he shares facilitation tactics and success stories. David Gouthro reveals the top three questions to ask a facilitator when outsourcing, and how to get the most out of that relationship.

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Greg Taylor

Greg Taylor interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Premium Canadian Pilsner

“We’re all about the celebration of Craft Beer.” Greg Taylor, Co-Founder of Steam Whistle Brewing Company, joins host Randall Craig as they discuss the art of brewing beer. Tracing his path to his current role, Greg Taylor tells the story behind the business. From bottle design and packaging to ingredients and brewing process, he reveals the advantages and disadvantages of craft brewing. Greg Taylor reveals why Steam Whistle Brewing focuses on doing one thing really well and how that focus has launched a successful brand. The interview continues onto grow opportunities and industry trends as he touches on what’s in store for Steam Whistle Brewing Company.

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Diane Craig

Diane Craig interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Image Enhancement Expert

How do you not detract from your message? What makes a good first impression? Diane Craig, President of Corporate Class Inc., answers these questions and more on building an executive presence. With strong roots in fashion and image, Diane Craig tells of her start in the world of corporate image. Drawing from client experience, she reveals the images and styles that are most in demand and how to achieve them. And to help wade through the complexity of looking professional, she also offers specific image tips for men and women in the area of clothing, colour choice, and dining etiquette.

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Patricia Moser

Patricia Moser interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Procurement, Supply Chain, Demand

Breaking the glass ceiling of Supply Chain, Patricia Moser, President of i3 advantage inc., traces her career path. Reviewing processes and practices in past senior roles at Rogers Communications and Grand & Toy, she shares lessons learned and best practices. Patricia Moser discusses several contributing factors in successful procurement such as data mining analysis, effective value propositions, and supplier due diligence.

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Beth Terry

Beth Terry interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Resilience Mastery

Encouraging one step at a time, Beth Terry, Cactus Wrangler, talks about building resilience and becoming a stronger ‘you’. First defining what resiliency is, she offers strategies to help ‘get your bounce back’, and unload the baggage that may be weighing you down. Taking a look at both of her books, Thinking About Thinking and Walking in a Crowd of Angels, Beth Terry traces her motivation for authoring and shares her favorite pieces of each accomplishment. Taking a closer look into her speech writing ability, we gain a birds eye view of how to structure a speech to be impactful, and a few tips to help avoid common pitfalls.

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Jeff MacInnis

Jeff MacInnis interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Explorer, Adventurer, Entrepreneur

“We need a reason that’s bigger than ourselves to make things happen.” This is Jeff MacInnis, Founder of The Business Race, and how he connects the embodiment of racing into everything he does. As a participant in several national and international races and expeditions, he draws parallels between racing and the corporate world. Jeff MacInnis talks about racing as a business strategy, feedback versus encouragement, as well as collective versus individual goals. He recalls inspiring stories and lesson learned along the way.

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Andre Mech

Andre Mech interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Green House Gas, Emissions, Reductions

“Small groups of dedicated people are the ones who make huge amounts of change,” says Andre Mech, Principal at Mech and Associates. Discussing emissions, carbon credits, and offsets, he explores greenhouse gas measurement and explains how it’s done. As Andre Mech breaks down the complex terminology, he explains the existing systems, the growth of the industry, and the role that government plays. Siting facts and figures, he discusses the Kyoto Treaty – the impact and the disappointment – while encouraging our own due diligence.

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Denise Meehan

Denise Meehan interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Fast food, Retail, Marketing

“We cook with a conscience.” Denise Meehan, founder and owner of Lick’s Homeburgers, shares the defining inspiration behind this Canadian institution. Maintaining the ‘homemade’ taste unique to Lick’s, she discusses the reach into grocery retail, controlling the supply chain, and protecting the integrity of quality. Denise Meehan recounts how the Natureburger her investment in beef pasteurization has paid off by providing food that fills a growing demand for healthy and safe options. Maintaining the mantra that Lick’s serves good food that is good for you, the Lick’s experience hasn’t changed much over the years. Maintaining an eye on food quality and service, Denise Meehan talks about staying ahead of industry trends and what’s next for Lick’s Homeburgers.

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Cliff Korman

Cliff Korman interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Urban Architect and Designer

“Without the urban design, you cannot create the architecture.” Discussing the balance of community and urban development is Cliff Korman, Senior Partner, Architect and Planner of Kirkor Architects & Planners. Running through the thousands of considerations in an architectural project, Cliff Korman uses two of his recent projects as examples: the Bell TIFF Lightbox and the Hull Centre. This award-winning architect shares his thoughts on ‘smart growth’ and urban intensification with examples of enhancements benefiting community needs. Cliff Korman reveals the steps in building a collaborative planning process.

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Anne Larcade

Anne Larcade interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Hotel Management and Development

Attitude is paramount. At least it is in the hotel business. Anne Larcade, President & CEO of Sequel Hotels & Resorts, defines the challenging role she plays in hotel management and development. Sharing lessons learned from her 25 years in the industry, she reveals Sequel’s winning strategy of Sequel Hotel’s unique guest centric structure. Defining the challenges of Canadian tourism, she shares her views on guest expectations and intuitive service. Anne Larcade discusses hotel revenue streams, mystery shopping, and the landmark Gladstone Hotel. Learn how to reinforce examples of amazing service. Learn how to motivate and keep younger staff. And learn what ‘management’ means in the hotel industry.

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Tonya Surman

Tonya Surman interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Public Benefit Initiatives

Creating an opportunity for collaboration, the Centre for Social Innovation’s founder and Executive Director, Tonya Surman, talks about how they came to be and what they do. Offering offices, desks, and collaboration, the Centre for Social Innovation (CSI) opened its doors in 2004 and hasn’t looked back. Naming several collaborators in the process of CSI’s growth, Tonya Surman reveals the challenges along the way and how she overcame them. She talks about the process of creating the Community Bond and the purchase of their new permanent home at 720 Bathurst Street. Opening a third location in Regent Park, Tonya Surman discusses the growth of CSI, their direction, and how we all can be Agents of Change.

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Gerald Bramm

Gerald Bramm interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Surveys, Reasearch, Interviews

Do you need more information? Gerald Bramm, of G.Bramm & Associates, reveals trade secrets in the field of Market Research. As he traces the history and pivotal highlights of market and consumer research, Gerald Bramm defines its impact on society over the years. Discussing development, collection, and analysis, Gerald Bramm explains the variations between focus groups, interviews and surveys and how technology is impacting the industry.

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Susan Luke Evans

Susan Luke Evans interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Harnessing the Power of Stories

When you tell it well, people listen. At a time when technology has all but taken over, Susan Luke-Evans, Corporate Mythologist, discusses the art of storytelling and its effectiveness in corporate environments. Used for centuries as an unofficial communication tool, she describes how stories evoke a practical outcome within an individual or an entire organization. Giving engaging examples from her repertoire, Susan Luke-Evans defines the structure of a story and how it can be applied to any message.

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Ellen Kral

Ellen Krall interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Publishing, B2B, Media

What’s the difference between a good magazine and an exceptional one? Ask Ellen Kral, CEO of Kenilworth Media. As one of Canada’s Top Women Entrepreneurs 2010 by PROFIT magazine, she offers insight into the realm of successful trade and association publishing. Profiling several of Kenilworth’s publications, Ellen Kral discusses the delicate balance between content and advertising. Revealing industry challenges and how she’s overcome them, she talks about Kenilworth’s competitive strategy and plans for growth.

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Grail Noble

Grail Noble interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Event Marketing

Bringing your brand to life. Grail Noble, Founder and President of Yellow House Events, talks about events – from planning to execution to marketing – and how to use events to connect your brand to your customer. Specializing in corporate events, Grail Noble discusses the various points that make an event successful and uses actual client examples from her diverse portfolio to prove it. Taking an in-depth look at a recent ‘flash-mob’ event, Grail Noble takes us through the steps of organization while watching the final moment on video.

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Frederick Dryden

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Liberating Marginalized Youth

74.3 percent of adult prisoners were adult offenders. Battling this statistic is Frederick Dryden, Executive Director of Liberty for Youth and Top 40 Under 40 winner. Targeting marginalized, at-risk youth, he defines several of the Liberty for Youth programs and how these programs provide life-saving skills and necessary support.

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Michele Bailey

Michele Bailey interviewed by Professionally Speaking TV

Creator, Designer, Strategizer

With almost two decades of experience in the business of design and advertising, Michele Bailey, founder and president of Blazing The Agency, talks marketing, advertising, and design. Referencing QR codes, smart phones, and iPads, she discusses digital marketing and how Blazing The Agency uses technology.

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Vivian Prokop

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Championing Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs

She’s in the business of entrepreneurship. Vivian Prokop, the CEO of the Canadian Youth Business Foundation (CYBF), shares the secret to their 94 percent success rate. Defining the parameters of the successful program, she traces the process of a CYBF entrepreneur applicant and outlines the stepping-stones to their destined success.

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Randall Craig

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Social Media & Web Strategist

In response to viewer demand, Randall Craig, the usual host of Professionally Speaking TV, steps in as a featured guest in this episode. As a best-selling author, and sought after consultant in the field of social media and web strategy, he shares several best practices on how to successfully bind online activities to a business strategy. With a strong history in developing engaged communities, Randall Craig talks about broadcasting versus engagement, handling “comments”, and developing successful client relationships. With social media being a particular strength of his, Randall Craig offers up avenues of connecting social media with Customer Relationship Management and Search Engine Optimization to create a powerful online presence with an impact on business. Learn about Randall Craig’s coveted Anchors and Outpost strategy. Learn how to mitigate risks in online identity theft. Learn how the 4 P’s of marketing fit into today’s strategies.

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Corrine Sandler

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Fresh Intelligence Gathering

From data to intelligence, Fresh Intelligence founder and CEO, Corrine Sandler, defines market research in today’s fast-paced society. With almost a decade in the marketing and market research industry, she offers a revolutionary blending of methodology and technology that gathers online and digital intelligence.

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Kristin Arnold

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The Extraordinary Team

The shift from melting pot to salad defines the contrast in teamwork that Kristin Arnold, high-stakes meeting facilitator and President of QPC Inc., calls attention to. She reveals the 9 hallmarks of a high performing team, the development of team charters, and the leading teamwork killers that everyone should be aware of.

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Jody Steinhauer

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Chief Bargains Officer

Who doesn’t love a bargain? President and Chief Bargains Officer of The Bargains Group, Jody Steinhauer talks about the wholesale industry and the development of retail discount in Canada. Discussing the apparel industry, major chains, and the coming of American retail into Canada, Jody Steinhauer offers insight into the business of merchandise in North America.

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Laura Booker

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Word of Mouth Marketing

What’s the secret to a good buzz? Laura Booker, Word-of-mouth Marketing Expert and Business Strategist, shares the strategy of designing a successful word-of-mouth campaign. Using Laura Bookers intricate formula of the five T’s of the three C’s of the five P’s we learn the breakdown of how starting the right conversations with the right people on the right topics can create a hailstorm of increased revenue.

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Allison Graham

Allison Graham interviewed by Randall Craig on Professionally Speaking TV

Network, Connect, Relationships

Networking expert and President of Elevate Biz, Allison Graham, shares strategic business networking tips designed to “deepen the level of conversation”. As she advises on ways to create a genuine connection, Allison Graham reveals typical blunders and top tips to keep in mind at your next networking event. Learn effective ways to manage a large network. Learn how to politely disengage from a conversation. And learn what Allison Graham’s personal mission is – and why you really should never do this.

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Aubrey Dan

Aubrey Dan interviewed on Professionally Speaking TV

Theatre, Investment, Philanthropy

Entrepreneur, investor, and philanthropist Aubrey Dan, from DanCap Group of Companies, talks about his investment business, his theatre line-up and his 20 million dollars in charitable donations. Sharing lessons from his beginnings, he discusses exit strategies, investment tactics, and good business criteria.

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Greig Clark

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Founder of College Pro Painters

College Pro Painters founder, Greig Clark talks franchises, venture capitalism, and advisory boards and how the success in each area is all about getting the right people. As he traces his career back to starting the popular franchise College Pro Painters, he talks about the learning curve of building the business and how he knew it was time to leave. 15 years after entering the arena of venture capitalism, Grieg Clark discusses what he learned: evaluating the players, analyzing the financial proposal, and indicators of success or failure. Offering tips on how investees and entrepreneurs work with a venture capitalist, he explains the importance of continuous process improvement.

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Wayne Vanwyck

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Business and Management Coaching

Do you work IN your company and not ON your company? Can your business survive without you? Wayne Vanwyck, author of The Business Transition Crisis, discusses the issues that business owners struggle with. He talks about preparing your business for sale or succession, planning the next steps, and what happens when there is no plan. Offering advice and tips, Wayne Vanwyck discusses the problems that can occur in the process and how to handle them.

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