In this episode of Project Lemons-to-Lemonade, Lloyed Lobo shares how his company, Boast.AI (Boast Capital), helps US & Canadian companies get R&D incentives from the government by building a network of content & founders. His company connects these businesses with the resources they need to grow their business.
Shawn's parties are not only rockin' they also raise funds for various charties and non-profits in Calgary. Take, for example, his not-to-be-missed Stompin' Stampede party at the Dean House. It's a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Club of Calgary that raises more and more funds each year.
Other than partying, Sean has built a great Managed Service Provider business that just got acquired this January. Continue Reading
In this episode of Project Lemons-to-Lemonade, Alli tells us what graphic facilitation is all about and how it helps teams come together using visual cues. We also talk about remote work being a marathon not a sprint.
In this episode of Lemons-to-Lemonade, Cherry Lao talks about how she helped launch over 2000 popular Netflix shows in Thailand by changing titles and show branding to fit the cultural nuances. Continue Reading
Christine Harle shares her journey and the benefits in getting her company to become a certified B Corp. Certified B Corporations are businesses that meet the highest standards of verified social & environmental performance, public transparency, and legal accountability to balance profit & purpose. Continue Reading
Here's our interview with Mo Aladin, who manages 8 Montana restaurants & 400 employees. Mo talks to us about 16 personalities and how we can use personality profiles to create better communication with clients and team members. Continue Reading
Johanna Bialkin has been doing a lot of digital storytelling. Over the last 15 years, she has built Aldea Home & Baby, and Covid-19 hit her brick and mortar stores hard. But she swiftly (in under 2 weeks, WOW!) moved her business online and now makes over 80% of sales online. Continue Reading
Chris' positive attitude has taken the security business and turned it into a communications business. You'll understand what I mean when you watch today's episode. We had great conversations about cart-confusion, Disney lineups, airport bathrooms and so much more. Continue Reading
Tony McGrath and I talked about when Fred Astaire came to Calgary. We also spoke about entrepreneurial passion, and that sometimes, to get out of our way, we need a #mentor who tells us what we don't want to hear... and we need to listen. Continue Reading
I absolutely love connecting with Vicki. She's an amazing woman who has built a business in both energy and tech (she likes challenges I guess!), and I'm honoured to call her my friend. Continue Reading
In this episode of Project Lemons-to-Lemonade, Stan recounts one of his near-death experiences and then shares three tips about self-publishing, based on his own experiences, and some of the mistakes he made with his first book. Continue Reading
Natasha and I met at the quarentini cocktail put on by the Women of EO (Entrepreneur Organization), San Francisco/Silicon Valley Chapters. She was talking about how her multi-million dollar business had come to a halt. Natasha had an enviable roster of clients including Apple, Google, Gap, Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co., Salesforce and more — and she has plans to win them all back in a really innovative way. Continue Reading
This COVID era thing? Project Lemons-to-Lemonade? It's just a walk in the park for me! haha.
To be honest, we're working really, really hard here at Spartan Spark. We make it look fun and easy, but Project Lemons-to-Lemonade is pretty complicated. This is what it takes: Continue Reading
I met Chris in 2016 when we were both on the board of the Entrepreneur Organization (EO) Accelerator, Calgary Chapter. I joined to help with Member Engagement & Communications, and Chris was the Chairman of the Board. In today's episode, Chris teaches "Level 10 Meetings," a part of the Entrepreneurial Operating System (EOS) that Chris is certified in. It's definitely a game-changer for those of you that are running team meetings. Continue Reading
In this episode, Nick shares the same tips he shared on Global News about how to work from home, and then we flip hats and get into some fun strategy conversations. After all, that's what Nick is known best for — growing companies. Continue Reading