Podcasts

You Can Do That Here! podcast

We are thrilled to be able to host Andrew Zwicker’s “You Can Do That Here” podcast, a collection of interviews with local entrepreneurs making life and business happen here. In these podcasts you will hear from entrepreneurs of all stripes, some building success locally while others have found their niche in a global market. What they all share is an appreciation for the boundless beauty of the region, and a desire to share their wisdom with others to support a thriving entrepreneurial culture.

No matter where you currently live or hope to land in the Kootenays, the “You Can Do That here” podcast is a perfect place to begin your quest for knowledge about the region and what is has to offer.

It’s a bird. It’s a plane. No it’s…….Superdrone? You mean those things we see on the news peering into high rise windows? Those unmanned vehicles that became famous over the last decade and a half of war? Or do you mean those little helicopters capturing killer footage for the latest ski or bike film?   ...

Read moreEpisode 31 – How to make money with drones. Featuring Rob Simmerling and Peter LeCoufe of Harrier Aerial Surveys

You’ve had an idea, perhaps several ideas, that in your mind are potential million dollar ideas. The best of the best ideas you’ve hung onto for years, always wondering what if, but never making the leap. What is it that is holding you back? Is it a lack of time/resources? a fear of failure? Or ...

Read moreEpisode 30 – How to turn your idea into a new product with Rob Barden of the Rossland Binding Company

Right brain, left brain, introvert, extrovert. No it’s not an early throw away draft from Dr. Seuss’s writing desk, but rather a question? Which one describes the ideal entrepreneur, and which one describes you? We’ve all seen the black turtle neck wearing, tell us about just one more thing, enigmatic entrepreneur. We all hear about ...

Read moreEpisode 26: Do you have to be a visionary to be a successful entrepreneur? Featuring Kelly Acheson of Adventure Engine

In Part 1 with Jean-Marc, we learned that we’ve got a behind the code “Weblebrity,” of sorts in our midst. From building Yahoo, Expedia, Westjet and more, we learned how he shunned the high paying gigs in Silicon Valley that come with being one of the original and best web producers in the game. Trading ...

Read moreEpisode 23 (Part 2) – How to disrupt big industry and fund your startup with Jean-Marc La Flamme

What happens when one of the original builders of the web decides he prefers the ski and mountain bike valley of Revelstoke, BC over Silicon Valley California? What happens when one of the top web producers in the business, opts to take his experience having built such websites as Yahoo!, Expedia and WestJet among others, ...

Read moreEpisode 23 (Part 1) – How to disrupt big industry and fund your startup with Jean-Marc La Flamme

I quit. At some point all true entrepreneurs must break the bond between their future and the comfort and security of their job. How that exit is made can often determine the trajectory of what comes next. There is no right or wrong answer, but certain routes may make setting up your own shop easier ...

Read moreEpisode 21 – How to leave your job and bring your clients with you featuring Aerin and Jimmy Guy of Space Race Digital

Food. It’s the fuel; that gets us going and drives our success. You’d never put low quality fuel into your car and expect it to deliver high performance. The same goes for your food.A healthy organic diet can be one piece of a healthy high performance life, But what about the business of food? Hunting ...

Read moreEpisode 20 – How to make money fuelling others success with Velvet Kavanagh of Endless Harvest”

 

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