RBC Disruptors
RBC Disruptors
Aug 18, 2020
Disruptors Revisited: The Next Generation of Entrepreneurship
Play episode · 41 min
Following last week’s International Youth Day, Canadian youth might feel like they have few things to celebrate. As one of the hardest-hit groups in the COVID-induced economic decline, they’re faced with a staggering 30% unemployment rate and potential long-term career setbacks. Youth need support more than ever, and the economy needs them. To rebuild, we need to tap into the energy and creativity of young people to reimagine what’s possible. In this episode, we revisit an RBC Disruptors conversation from September, 2019 with Julia Kirouac and Braden Ream, two 20-something founders who decided to start their own ventures. They share how they dove headfirst into their businesses, while also navigating the barriers of being young entrepreneurs.
Get It Right with Undercover Architect
Get It Right with Undercover Architect
Amelia Lee
Australian Bushfire Building: Conference Review Part 1 - Episode 16 (Season 12 - REBUILD + BUILD BETTER)
Hello! It’s been an amazing season on the podcast so far, and it’s been great to hear from those of you who have found this information helpful.  And thanks to those of you who have been reviewing the podcast so it can reach more people, and also sharing this resource with others who need to hear it. I’m so, so grateful that you’re getting this podcast out there, and to know that homeowners all over are learning how to Get it Right with Undercover Architect. In mid September, I attended the Australian Bushfire Building Conference. Held in the Blue Mountains, they opened it up to virtual attendance, which was fantastic. It was 2 days of incredible speakers, so many insights shared, and such great info, that I wanted to share it here on the podcast as well.  In this episode and the next, I’m going to be sharing the highlights and big takeaways from the Conference. There’s something here for everyone, so, let’s dive in (and check resources for more helpful links and the transcript to this episode). SHOW NOTES: This conference I wanted to talk about in this episode is called The Australian Bushfire Building Conference … and I was grateful to be able to hear from so many speakers from all around Australia at this event.  The Blue Mountains is, as cited during the conference, the most bushfire prone area in Australia for properties - with 73% of properties on bushfire prone land.  The speakers were largely from NSW, with other speakers presenting virtually from other locations around Australia. They covered a huge range of topics - and had a huge amount of experience in this area. The Conference was … heavy.  I think with the year that 2020 has been, the immediacy of just what so many went through during those Black Summer fires, and have endured in the past fire events as well, may seem like a distant memory for many of us.  It was quite confronting to be reminded of the intensity, the scale and the sheer destruction those fires caused, and what fire fighters, volunteers, and local communities were and are dealing with in facing those fires, and on their recovery paths now. I thought it would be worthwhile to take you through the highlights and big learnings for me, the big a-ha’s I felt would be relevant to anyone who is rebuilding, or wanting to build a better, more resilient and bushfire resistant home. Speakers that I share on this podcast include: Commissioner Rob Rodgers Shane Fitzsimmons (Resilience NSW) Justin Leonard, CSIRO Dr James Davidson and Clive Ba-Pe, JDA Co. Sam Vivas, Viva Living Homes So, let’s hear more. Be sure to subscribe to this season, and also head to Undercover Architect’s YouTube Channel for video interviews. All interview transcripts are available at www.undercoverarchitect.com/rebuild LISTEN TO THE PODCAST NOW. RESOURCES MENTIONED IN THIS PODCAST: For resources mentioned, and a full transcript of this episode, head to >>> https://undercoverarchitect.com/podcast-rebuild-australian-bushfire-building-conference-part-1   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
39 min
The Earth Locker
The Earth Locker
Tom Hopper, Byron Knight, Robert Sheehan
“On the Spectrum with Tom and Laura Hopper”
Join us as we speak with Tom Hopper, actor, father, and health enthusiast, and his lovely wife Laura Hopper, actress and mother, about their son Freddie, who was recently diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Autism is a journey that is unique for each parent, each child, each family. Tom and Laura are a shining example of what it looks like to proactively address autism with compassion and patience. They remind us all to be kind, to be curious, and to be open. Tom and Laura - Points of Advice: * There is nothing wrong with Autism. * Education and awareness are imperative. * Ask questions until you get answers. Don’t give up. * Find a community to support you, your child, and your family. You are not alone. * Embrace the uniqueness of your children and allow them to be themselves. Everyone is different - some people are just more different than others. * In times when life and the world feel out of sorts, remember to focus on the thoughts and actions that you can control. You are the master of your own house. * For families struggling with questions about a child's behavior or development, please seek advice from a pediatrician or behavioral specialist. About Autism Spectrum Disorder: Autism Spectrum Disorder - Autism, or autism spectrum disorder (ASD), refers to a broad range of conditions characterized by challenges with social skills, repetitive behaviors, speech and nonverbal communication. Autism affects all ethnic and socioeconomic groups. While there is no medical detection for autism, early intervention affords the best opportunity to support healthy development and deliver benefits across the lifespan of the individual. Find out more about Tom and Laura: YouTube - The Hopper Family Tom Instagram Laura Instagram For Further Exploration: * How To Overcome Sugar Addiction - A conversation with Keegan Allen and Tom Hopper: https://drhyman.com/blog/2020/07/01/podcast-ep124/ * Dr. Mark Hyman: https://drhyman.com/about/ * Viome - Gut Microbiome Testing, use this link and get $10off: https://www.viome.com/earthlings
1 hr 28 min
UNSTOPPABLE with Kerwin Rae
UNSTOPPABLE with Kerwin Rae
Kerwin Rae
The hidden power of mushrooms | Julian Mitchell | Unstoppable #114
Did you know that mushrooms can change their DNA to make cotton, leather, and even polyester becoming food for them? That penicillin comes from the fungi kingdom? That there’s a phobia to mushrooms and they’re even considered the Earth’s natural internet? These are just some of the amazing facts about mushrooms that Julian Mitchell shared with me in this episode of Unstoppable. Julian is the CEO of Life Cykel, an evolutionary focused mycelium biotechnology company, whose mission is to enable people and the environment to grow healthier with mushrooms. He co-founded Life Cykel with Ryan Creed in 2015 and rapidly grew their business by focusing on producing the highest quality bioavailable full spectrum mushroom liquid extracts as well as some of the highest quality mushroom products. They offer an incredible range of products and services for health and planetary harmony, all consisting of the humble mushroom. They have liquid extracts, mushroom powder, mushroom protein, and even grow kits that give people the opportunity to grow their own mushrooms at home. Life Cykel also works closely with the National Mushroom Network, Mushroom honey, and Beemunity, products that support the immunity of bees. Life Cykel has been featured in a range of media including Channel 9, the Sydney Morning Herald, The Joe Rogan Experience, SBS and Beauticate. Now we have the pleasure of having Julian on Unstoppable, sharing with us his journey as an entrepreneur, from being a physiotherapist to becoming one of the most environmentally conscious mushroom farmers in Australia. Whether you’re a plant enthusiast, an entrepreneur or you’re just a curious soul who would like to learn the secrets of the fungi kingdom, this episode is for you!
53 min
Way of Champions Podcast
Way of Champions Podcast
John O'Sullivan
#191 How Belgium went from #66 to #1 in The World Rankings with Belgian FA Director of Coach Education, Kris Van Der Haegen (replay)
This week on the Way of Champions Podcast we share with you a replay of an interview we did back in 2018 with Kris Van Der Haegen, Belgian FA Director of Coach Education. In 2009, Belgium was #66 on the FIFA World Rankings. They made a few changes and rocketed to #1 in six short years. What did they change? What is their secret? Belgian FA Director of Coach Education, Kris Van der Haegen, shares his secrets on this replay Way of Champions Podcast. About Kris Van Der Haegen Kris van der Haegen is Director of Coach Education for the Royal Belgian Football Association. A former high school teacher who speaks countless languages, and a member of the UEFA Jira Panel, Kris has been one of the main architects of the elevation of Belgian football to unheard-of levels of quality in recent years. Kris enjoys talking about how to make football better, especially for children and young people, yet he has also extensive experience coaching at the top level. he is currently an assistant coach with the Belgian Women’s National Team. Highlights from the Podcast: * Crashing out of the 2000 European Championship was the wake-up call for Belgium * Creation of the Vision of Youth Development * The use of “multi-moves” training to prepare children for every sport * Who is in front me? * Training sessions must have opponents because the game has opponents * No standings, no substitutions on the fly, every player must play at least 50% * The four questions a coach should ask before a session Connect with Kris Van Der Haegen * Twitter: @krisvdhaegen * Twitter: @ICoachKids * I Coach Kids: http://www.icoachkids.eu * Email: kvdh@belgianfootball.de For the month of October, get 60% off of the audio version of Every Moment Matters by clicking here. Help Support the Podcast! Become a Podcast Champion! …and get FREE access to ALL of our online courses. If you love the podcast, we would love for you to become a Podcast Champion, (https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions) for as little as a cup of coffee per month (OK, its a Venti Mocha), to help us up the ante and provide even better interviews, better sound, and an overall enhanced experience. Plus, as a $10 per month Podcast Super-Champion, you will have access to never before released and bonus material, including: * Downloadable transcripts of the podcasts, so you don't have to crash your car trying to take notes! * A monthly discussion with John, James, Jerry, and other special guests talking about the previous month's episodes and answering some of the FAQs we received that month * A code to get free access to our online course called "Coaching Mastery," usually a $97 course, but yours for free for becoming a patron. * Access to an online community of coaches like you who are dedicated listeners of the podcast, and will be able to answer your questions and share their coaching experiences. Thank you for all your support these past two years, and a special big thank you to all of you who become part of our inner circle, our patrons, who will enable us to take our podcast to the next level. https://www.patreon.com/wayofchampions
54 min
The Travel Diaries
The Travel Diaries
Holly Rubenstein
Simon Reeve - Long Haul
Today, I’m joined by one of travel’s most familiar faces. Known for his TV series tracing the Equator, the Tropics of Cancer & Capricorn, following the world’s sacred rivers and pilgrimages, travelling the length of the Americas, and deep diving into destinations like Burma, Russia and Colombia, visiting over 130 countries along the way. It is of course the adventurer, author and broadcaster, Simon Reeve.  Now, if you’ve watched Simon’s shows, you’ll know they’re not your typical travel programmes. He’s known for digging beneath the surface of a place, and telling the stories - both good and bad - that need to be told. What you may not know is that Simon is really very experienced when it comes to digging a little deeper as he began his career as an investigative journalist, and went on to become a NY Times best-selling author, all before he even appeared on our TV screens.  Simon has undertaken numerous extraordinary journeys, but none of them are quite as extraordinary as the journey his own life has taken. I think you’ll be both amazed and inspired by it.  Destination Recap:  * Studland Bay, Dorset, England  * Istanbul, Turkey  * Hagia Sophia Grand Turkey, Istanbul, Turkey * Gabon * Madagascar * Bangladesh  * Somaliland  * West Country, England  * Japan * New Zealand * Senegal * Mali  * The Arctic * The Antarctic * Paraguay  Thank you so much for listening. If you haven’t yet left a rating or a review, why not do so now? Your support is so greatly appreciated and most importantly, helps others to discover the podcast.  Don’t forget to hit subscribe so that every week a new episode will appear in your library. I’m @hollyrubenstein and I’d love to hear from you. And visit TheTravelDiariesPodcast.com for everything else podcast-related. For a boutique Cotswolds escape, head over the Barnsley House and their Instagram account to find out more. If you’re looking for a spectacular private hire home in Cornwall, check out Barford Beach House nr Bude. And for a splash out escape in the New Forest, there’s nowhere better than Chewton Glen. This episode was produced by Holly Rubenstein   See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
1 hr 2 min
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