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Extrapreneurs Episode S2 E6

Hiring for your business #2 ©Ronalda Walsh Communications

Episode 6 | Extrapreneurs

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How do you get the hiring process right? We’ll have an expert guide us through the process. We'll look at marketing for larger businesses that have been awhile for long and what strategy you need to keep that customer funnel filled. In our Health and Wellness segment we'll look at improving your health while AT the office.

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Hiring - the right fit for your business

Jess Chapman

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Factoids

 

Did you know?

 “Your brand is a story unfolding across all customer touch points.” –Jonah Sachs, author & entrepreneur  

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 “Marketing’s job is never done. It’s about perpetual motion. We must continue to innovate every day.” –Beth Comstock, Vice Chair of GE 

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Extrapreneurs Episode S2 E5

IP and Trademark #2 ©Ronalda Walsh Communications

Episode 5 | Extrapreneurs

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In this week’s episode, we'll be talking about intellectual property - what is it and how to protect it. We'll meet two entrepreneurs who turned a dream into a tasty success. In our health and wellness segment we'll talk about how exercise can help build confidence.

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Topic: Intellectual Property - what you need to know

Erin Best

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Factoids

 

Did you know?

 Small and medium-sized enterprises who were aware of or used IP, experienced better outcomes with respect to financing, growth, market expansion and innovation.  

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Extrapreneurs Episode S2 E4

Change Management

Episode 4 | Extrapreneurs

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Host Ronnie Walsh talks about running meetings that are more inclusive and supportive of everyone in the room. Betsy Bond of Bonding Change will share tips on how entrepreneurs can be more successful at managing change in their businesses. We’ll also have a special feature on International Women’s Day.

This week’s guests include:


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Change Management 

Betsy Bond, President

Bonding Change Inc.

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Linell Grudnitzki 

 Vice-President

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Did you know?

 93% of participants that had excellent change management programs in place met or exceeded objectives.                                                                                                                                      77% of those with good change management programs met or exceeded objectives.      This means that with excellent change management, your project is six times more likely to meet objectives than with poor change management. 

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*Source:  Prosci



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Extrapreneurs Episode S2 E3

Episode 3 | Extrapreneurs

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Mental Health in the workplace. This episode looks at a recent study on mental health for the entrepreneur, psychologically safe workplaces, and mental health training for your employees.

This week’s guests include:

  • Dr. Sara Rodrigues, lead researcher with CMHA
  • Jenna Kean, counsellor - A Holding Place
  • John Dinn, Workplace Mental Health Coordinator - CMHA-NL

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Psychologically safe workplaces – A Holding Place

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Factoids

Did you know?

One in 25 Canadian adults 20 years and older reported having a mood and anxiety disorder and at least one of the four major chronic diseases (cardiovascular, cancer, chronic respiratory, and diabetes).

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*Source: Government of Canada



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Extrapreneurs Episode S2 E2

Episode 2 | Extrapreneurs

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This week’s show is focused on women in trades and technology. We’ll hear how about they got started, the challenges they’ve faced, and how they are overhauling stereotypes.

This week’s guests include:



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Ink and Iron photo credit: Hilary Noack, Owner/Operator - Ink and Iron Auto

Extrapreneurs Episode S2 E1

Extrapreneurs - Ronalda Walsh Communications

Episode 1 | Extrapreneurs

In this episode...

The launch of season two includes an introduction to the new CEO of the Newfoundland and Labrador Organization of Women Entrepreneurs (NLOWE) and more details on the Atlantic Canadian Women in Business Growth Partnership. Host Ronnie Walsh learns how to protect your income as an entrepreneur. In our health and wellness segment, meet one entrepreneur whose business influences the health and wellness of our kids.

This week’s guests include:


Words of Wisdom

Sharon Marshall, President

Cree8iv Collaboration and Virtual eAdmin


Factoids

Did you know?

There are 53,000 self-employed women in Atlantic Canada.   Only 15% of SMEs are majority owned by women.

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*Source: Government of Canada, July 2019



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Extrapreneurs Episode S1 E4

Episode 4 | Extrapreneurs

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Marketing your business online – web expert Kathleen Dwyer of KCD Web Services and Krystal Hobbs of Reflective Marketing stop by to share their advice.

And we’ll talk about how taking risks can be empowering with Melanie Crocker of Ruby Rose Beauty Bar.

 


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Marketing Your Business Online

Host Ronnie Walsh talks about the website dos and donts with Kathleen Dwyer, owner of KCD Web Services and Lisa Gillam, owner of The MusicClassroom.com. 

Words of Wisdom

"Be fearless in the pursuit of what sets your soul on fire." - Unknown

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Factoids

Website = Sales

81% of shoppers conduct online research before making big purchases

* Source: Retailing Today

Power of Social Media

7.4 Billion People on the Planet

2.7 Billion People are Active Social Media Users 

* Source: Hootsuite

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Extrapreneurs Episode S1 E3

Episode 3 | Extrapreneurs

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This week’s Ronnie interviews staff from Nalcor Energy about diversity and inclusion in the workplace –and what it means practically for your business.

Ronnie gets a lesson in money management from business consultant Colleen Menchions, and we’ll look at opportunities for women in the video game industry with Other Ocean’s Head of Canadian Operations, Deirdre Ayre.


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Finance for the Extrapreneur

Host Ronnie Walsh gets a lesson in money management from business consultant Colleen Menchions of Menchions Consulting Inc. Download these financial planning templates to help your business:

Words of Wisdom

“Diversity is the engine of invention. It generates creativity that enriches the world.

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Justin Trudeau

Prime Minister of Canada

Factoids

Approximately 1 million Canadian women business owners contribute $117 billion/year to the Canadian economy

*Source: The Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

In Canada: 51% of gamers are male, 49% of gamers are female.

*Source: Entertainment Software Association of Canada

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Extrapreneurs Episode S1 E5

Episode 5 | Extrapreneurs

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Host Ronnie Walsh talks to business consultant Jess Chapman of ethree Consulting about the importance of sharpening your leadership skills no matter what stage you’re at in your career.

Rocket Bakery and Fresh Food co-owner and brand caretaker Kelly Mansell stops by to talk about how to keep your brand fresh and fun, and we’ll look at mental health for the entrepreneur.


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Mental Health for the Extrapreneur

We’ll talk to therapist Helen MacKinnon about the importance of taking care of your mental health as well as recognizing when you need support.

Words of Wisdom

Great things never come from comfort zones. ~ Unknown

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Factoids

Leadership

LeadershipWomen hold 34.8% of all management positions and 37.1% of all senior management positions.

Statistics Canada (2017)

Mental Health Matters

•  One in three Canadians will experience a mental illness or substance use disorder in their lifetime;

•  More than 10 Canadians die by suicide each day

Public Health Agency of Canada

If you or someone you know needs help call 911 

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Extrapreneurs Episode S1 E2

Episode 2 | Extrapreneurs

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Ronnie hosts a panel discussion on harassment and gender discrimination in the workplace.

We’ll look at Supplier Diversity and the impact it can have on your business; and we’ll take some time for fitness in the office with Office Yogi, Susan Day.


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Supplier Diversity

Host Ronnie Walsh talks to Diversity Consultant Caron Hawco about how women can and should put themselves forward for larger contracts.

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Factoids

The Benefits of Supplier Diversity:

  • increased customer satisfaction and profits;
  • greater employee satisfaction and retention;
  • more robust supply chains;
  • opening of new markets and economic development.

Daily physical activity can reduce the reduce the risk of 25 chronic conditions, including heart disease, breast cancer, and osteoporosis.

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*Source: Government of Canada

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