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Venturing Out

 

Venturing Out

Join Arlene Dickinson for some candid conversations with some of Canada's top entrepreneurs as they share stories about the highs and lows on their journey to success.

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Tricking TripAdvisor to list a shed as top rated restaurant

Oobah Butler built so much hype with his totally fake London restaurant, people called from all over the world trying to get reservations.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:51:26]

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Witchful thinking

Two witches share why Wicca is rising in popularity, especially amongst young women.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:43]

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From poutine to windchill

Which Canadian 'cultural intangibles' are worthy of UNESCO's recognition?

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[mp3 file: runs00:23:44]

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When the plan to 'date Indigenous' gets complicated

Sarain met a full status Indigenous man, who she loved. But, then, things started to unravel.

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[mp3 file: runs00:54:32]

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Episode 7 - Kirstine Stewart, Chief Strategy Office at Diply Canada

Arlene chats with Kirstine Stewart about growing a business beyond Canada's borders and how best entrepreneurs should approach big business

Download Episode 7 - Kirstine Stewart, Chief Strategy Office at Diply Canada
[mp3 file: runs 00:23:21]


Episode 6 - Terry O'Reilly, CBC Host, author and serial entrepreneur

Arlene sits across from Terry O'Reilly, CBC host, author and serial entrepreneur and compares notes about the importance of marketing in building a brand.

Download Episode 6 - Terry O'Reilly, CBC Host, author and serial entrepreneur
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:50]


Episode 5 - Christine Magee, Co-founder, President Sleep Country Canada

Arlene chats with Christine about what it felt like to risk a stable day job to follow her dream.

Download Episode 5 - Christine Magee, Co-founder, President Sleep Country Canada
[mp3 file: runs 00:28:35]


Episode 4 - Diana Olsen Founder President of Balzac Coffee Roasters

Arlene chats with Diana Olsen,coffee entrepreneur and former winner of CBC's Dragon's Den about what its like to run her own business as a single mother.

Download Episode 4 - Diana Olsen Founder President of Balzac Coffee Roasters
[mp3 file: runs 00:24:42]


Episode 3 - Matthew Corrin, Founder and CEO of Freshii

Arlene finds out from Matt what its like to have an idea as a 23 year old turn into a multi-million dollar international business

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[mp3 file: runs 00:23:27]


Episode 2 - Dino Trevisani President IBM Canada and reluctant entrepreneur

Arlene talks with Dino about his experience of not only dealing with entrepreneurs but becoming one.

Download Episode 2 - Dino Trevisani President IBM Canada and reluctant entrepreneur
[mp3 file: runs 00:25:40]


Episode 1 - Jann Arden

Arlene sits down with Jann Arden to chat about her road to success that wasn't always easy.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:24:18]