I'm a self proclaimed polymath, someone who loves learning and has a very diverse interest set. As a lover of all things local, I've met some amazing entrepreneurs and innovators over the past few years; this podcast series highlights their stories and achievements while sourcing expertise to apply to your business & daily life.
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From safely employed to entrepreneur, listen in on this chat with Kayla Walters of St. John's Beer Tours (plus find out what her favourite beers are and how to grow your Instagram following!)
Melane LeDrew took the pain of losing a pet and turned it into a thriving business, Pekoe's Kit-Tea-Cat Creations. On this peisode we're chatting about side-hustles and Facebook marketing.
Chrissy Rossiter is the winner of the 2017 Mel Woodward Cup and founder of Peachy, a technology startup aimed at improving the lives of seniors based in St. John's, NL. In this episode we're talking about empowering women in entrepreneurs, available resources for startups and cofounder relationships.
An environmental steward, an educator and avid hiker. On this week's episode we're Chatting With David Tipton of Oceans Learning Partnership about making the move back to Newfoundland, experiential learning and of course, the East Coast Trail.
Butcher, former brewer and storyteller; we're chatting with Billy (William Dray) of Best Kind Butchers. BKB produces sustainable, locally sourced meat products with the goal of promoting farm to fork traceability here in Newfoundland. On this episode we're chatting about food sustainability, beer, and animal facts!
Like many other Newfoundlanders, Krystal Hobbs of Reflective Marketing became an entrepreneur by necessity. Hear her story. In this episode we're chatting about the ups and downs of being a young entrepreneur, the gig economy, being the face of your business and of course, social media marketing!
Jason Piercey, realtor, founder of The Ask Jason Show and host of Out Of The Fog. We're chatting about starting a side hustle, mental health & entrepreneurship, real estate marketing and we get Jason's advice for getting comfortable going live on social media!
Jon King is the founder of Drone NL and Fytics. During this episode, we're chatting about starting a B2B business, team building and growing your social media following!
On this episode of Chats with Chels, we are chatting about influencer marketing, entrepreneurship and more with digital media thought leader Samantha Phelan.
Susan Day combined her love of technology and yoga to form The Office Yogi, an online yoga community for the busy person that gives them short stretches and exercises that they can do at their desk. We're chatting about wellness, productivity, mindfulness and more!
Ryan Lancaster traded his way from a $2 Button all the way up to a bus which he drove across Canada fundraising for local charities. Hear about The Million Dollar Bus project, navigating life changes and seeing the good in people on this podcast!
The "Hard to Shop For" Person doesn't exist in the eyes of Lynn Guppy! Lynn came on our show when she was celebrating one year in business! We're chatting about picking out that perfect gift and supporting local!
On this episode of Chats With Chels, Mica Mccurdy, cofounder of St. John's events company FreeForm Events, and I are chatting about #Adulting, operating from a feminist perspective and organizing the perfect event!
A big heart and a big tail, on this episode of #ChatsWithChels we will be having a chat with Hasan Hai, the brains and beard behind NL Beard and Moustache Club, Project Kindness and the now world famous MerBy's Calendar.
From a stable consulting job in Calgary to a solopreneur in Newfoundland; on this episode we're talking about solopreneurship, navigating male dominated fields and sustainability with Erin Stapleton, environmental consultant.
When Gabby Peyton found herself in a new city, what else was there to do but eat her way through it? The Food Girl in Town was born in 2012 and has been making us hungry ever since! On this episode we are chatting about starting a blog, where to eat in St. John's, and taking *instaworthy* photos of your meals! (And Gabby tries her first Fogtown Lager!)
This past spring, Justin Barbour trekked 700 kilometres through the Newfoundland wild with only his backpack and his dog Saku. We're talking about his journey, chasing your dreams and setting goals both big and small.
Six months ago Mark Pottle left the security of full time employment to create an art & construction business, West Coast Woodworks. On this episode of Chats with Chels we talk about taking the leap, expecting the unexpected and whether or not Pineapple belongs on pizza.
After moving to Newfoundland from the Czech Republic, Jan Mertlik became a serial entrepreneur. His most recent venture, Get Coding! is a bootcamp which teaches coding skills. In this episode we chat about entrepreneurship and alternative learning strategies.