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The Elev8 Podcast

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A podcast focused on talking to people who bring their expertise into the worlds of Business and Politics. Hosted by Josh Udall and Dalton Parker who bring their own flair to the conversation to get the insights you want.

134 Episodes | 2020 - 2023

Will AI Ruin or Save Society?

March 20th, 2023


With Josh missing, Dalton and producer Philip take a deep dive into AI. Can it level the playing field for small businesses and creators, or will it replace the many employees of large corporations. We have opened …

Public Opinion vs. The Court of Law: What Rules the Land?

March 16th, 2023


Tracy Kitch, the IWK thief, has been granted an appeal in one of Nova Scotia’s biggest trials in recent history. We look into the details of the …

Are Grocery Chains screwing us over?!

March 13th, 2023


Grocery prices are getting more expensive by the day, yet Loblaw’s are making millions in profits. We also talk about people hanging Mannequins on overpasses in Nova Scotia and the crazy exploitive and woke …

Trudeau’s Ties to Beijing: Why is he so Secretive about Election Meddling?

March 9th, 2023


Description: We look into the Canadian Election Meddling as more information has come to light, what is Trudeau trying to hide? With various extreme measures being implemented around the world, we have an episode filled …

TikTok Banned & NATO Exposed

March 6th, 2023


The Canadian government has Banned TikTok from government issued devices, as the app might be tracking a lot more information than you would expect. …

Foreign Interference: China's Role in Canada's Elections Unveiled

March 2nd, 2023


Without a guest this week we dive deeper into the results of the emergencies act inquiry results, as well as some shady business from China as they …

The Darkside of Economic Growth for a Small City

February 27th, 2023


Halifax has seen some amazing growth over the last couple of years, but how has this affected the life of Nova Scotians? With economic growth there are some unforeseen side effects which we are all about to face. Join …

Government Forces Farmer to Destroy 30,000 Litres of Milk: The Real Story Behind It

February 23rd, 2023


The milk dilemma comes to a conclusion as our guest; Courtney Blois, an 8th generation dairy farmer puts us in our place. We talk quotas, farming …

Is a Major Social Crisis Looming in Canada?

February 20th, 2023


With the housing supply not keeping up with demand, experts warn that a major social crisis could be in our midst if things aren’t corrected. …

Blackout: Did Nova Scotia Intentionally Cut Power during the Coldest day of the Year?!

February 16th, 2023


This is Not a Drill, Welcome to Interview Thursday. Today we have our guests Reg Manzer and Red Seal Electrician Matt LeBlanc to discuss the worrying …

Would you Rather Receive $10M Today or be 10 Years Old Again?

February 13th, 2023


In this episode we make the choice between money and knowledge. We also discuss the decline of the NHL and the new leaps being made within AI …

EVERYTHING is Going UP! How Do We Adjust?

February 6th, 2023


With the recent rate Hike happening to Nova Scotians power bill we discuss the ramifications it might have on our society. We also touch on the huge profits made by major companies such as Exxon as well as Nestle …

Will ChatGPT Ruin or Repair our Society?

January 30th, 2023


In this week's episode we go over the recent rise of ChatGPT and the impacts that it might have on society. We discuss the fundamental flaws that are …

CONTRACT WARS: Crowder vs. DailyWire

January 23rd, 2023


This week's episode we take a look into contract negotiation, using the recent dispute between Steven Crowder and DailyWire to showcase the …


January 16th, 2023


The boys are back and ready to get the year rolling with some of our tips on how to stay financially afloat in 2023. We discuss the crypto tragedy …

Has Canadian Culture Jumped the Shark? - Season Finale

December 19th, 2022


Since it's the final episode of season 3 we figured we'd go out with a bang and do this all live for you! As it will be our last show for sometime we …

Does the Free Press Exist in 2022?

December 12th, 2022


In this week's episode the crew tackles the passing of Bill C-21 and the strict restrictions it takes on firearms. With increased threats and division in the world, press & activists find it hard to convey their …

The Fight for Freedom

December 5th, 2022


Rebellion is on the forefront of China, with extreme Covid measures issued by the government the population is fighting back. This week we tackle the …

Our Credit System is about to get a MAJOR overhaul!

November 28th, 2022


What is ESG (Environment, Social, Governance)? In this week's episode we go off the cuff and discuss the many issues facing Nova Scotians, as well as discussing the possibility of a new Credit system. With climate …

How to Handle the Polarisation of Society

November 21st, 2022


Dalton is back from vacation and as spicy as ever. Has World War 3 already started? Are we all getting cancelled? Will Trump win again? In these …

I Can’t Believe You Fully Trust The Government?!

November 14th, 2022


This week's episode we have a long time friend and Hedge Fund Manager Emmanuel Simmonds, joining Josh in a heated debate about the Canadian …

The Truth About Politicians and Cryptocurrencies!

November 7th, 2022


In this week's episode we have returning Guests Keegan and Mrugakshee on to help discuss the current state of Cryptocurrencies, and the possible new …

Spooky Stories and Conspiracy Theories

October 31st, 2022


Happy Halloween! Today we take a break from the usual for this themed episode. The crew talks about spooky stories that have happened to them directly, weird things that have taken place within haunted buildings in …

Are We Living In A Simulation?

October 24th, 2022


This week we discuss the latest global escalation in war as Biden orders Americans to quit their jobs in the semiconductor sector in China as President Xi targets Taiwan for Annexation next. The crew then takes a more …

ArriveCan's $54 Million Price Tag: Why did it cost so much?!

October 17th, 2022


This week we discuss how a tech hackathon exposed how the ArriveCan app seemed to be nothing more than a money pit for government spending, a creative way to save for important things in our lives, and lastly we talk …

Did China just Invade Canada?

October 10th, 2022


As international tensions rise so does the increase of interesting stories coming to the shores of our country here in Canada. We chat about China …

World War 3 May Have Begun

October 3rd, 2022


Big things have taken place this week! First we talk the clean up and rebuild post Hurricane Fiona hitting Atlantic Canada, and our government's response to it. We address Italy electing a nationalist leader, the …

Why are People so PETTY?!

September 26th, 2022


To our fellow maritimers we hope you are safe and the Hurricane didn’t leave you stranded! This week we talk a myriad of random topics. We discuss fighters raging against UFC sponsors for not getting paid enough, …

Could Centralized Systems be our Demise?

September 19th, 2022


This week we discuss various locations around the world where energy companies have override their customers thermostats during "emergency circumstances" to save power. We talk what happened, the intricacies of the …

The Mysterious Rise of EVERYTHING

September 12th, 2022


The start of the show takes an interesting turn as we talk about old Nova Scotian tales, ghost stories, and UFO sightings in the province. But …

The Highway Blockades of 2021: What Happened and What Went Wrong

September 5th, 2022


Happy Labor Day! And we are here to bring you a blast from the past. With the crew taking a week off we bring you an interesting interview we did with MLA Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin about the highway blockades from last …

Is Big Trouble Coming to Canadian Farmers?

August 29th, 2022


The Canadian government have been stepping up their enforcement of limiting emissions, and have started measuring nitrogen levels on farm lands without the approval of the owners. The Saskatchewan government has taken …

Stick it to the Man: How to Successfully Self-Publish a Book

August 22nd, 2022


This week our theme is Betting on yourself as we sit down with Katie Feltmate, Author of “Love in the Age of Quarantine”! We discuss her journey in writing the book, what it took to publish it on her own, streams of …

Is there a Fix for Healthcare?

August 15th, 2022


We can all see what the issues are in our healthcare system whether it be long wait times at the hospital, lack of family care physicians, ambulance …

World War 3: Is it Really Happening?!

August 8th, 2022


Did House Speaker Nancy Pelosi just trigger potential World War 3 with China and Russia?! What a wild week of stuff to catch up on including into Israel limiting fiat currency in favour of digital, Robinhood being the …

Are We in a Recession?

August 1st, 2022


As the events around the world continue to roll out we provide a Market Update in terms of what’s going on with Real Estate, and global financial …

Canada: The Story of a Corporate Takeover

July 25th, 2022


This week we chat the government pulling strings with Irving to crash the independent fisheries market, The Spouse’s of Politicians making big money, …

Should You Pay Off Your House or Invest in a Mortgage?

July 18th, 2022


This week we chat if it’s best to pay off your house completely, or to use the equity in it to create more wealth elsewhere. Additionally we get into the Rogers outage that happened a couple weeks ago, what it means for …

Cancel Culture: Is It Good for Us?

July 11th, 2022


We got a loaded episode for you this week! We talk the friction between those who prefer to Celebrate Canada Day and those who want it cancelled, the sentencing of Ghislaine Maxwell, the Nova Scotia Tattoo parting ways …

We Are Canadian and These Are OUR Problems

July 4th, 2022


We hope you had a fantastic Canada Day Weekend! In this week's episode we chat about shortcomings in the healthcare system, Trudeau putting pressure on the Mass Shooting inquiry, Halifax voting in favour of Universal …

Government Internet Censorship is Here

June 27th, 2022


A LOT of crazy news hit us this past week. One of the big pieces of news was that Bill C-11 is 95% the way of being passed into law. We address what the bill is, the core issues we find with it, what it means for …

Dude…You’re a DIABETIC!

June 20th, 2022


We are so happy to have The Way of the Road crew on with us this week. We talk about what got them started, the risky stunts they've pulled for …

The Recession is Here - Are you Prepared?

June 13th, 2022


A lot of talk concerning recession has been floating around for awhile now. This week Josh & Dalton did some digging, tapped into their network and brought together some key takeaways that their mentors have given …

How Corporations Abuse Loopholes to Make Money

June 6th, 2022


This week we are joined by CEO of Cronk Nutrients, Cortland Cronk. We discuss corruption of the telecommunications industry in Canada, the ways …


May 30th, 2022


It’s conference season y’all! Gary Vaynerchuk’s VeeCon had a successful week, Klaus Scwab’s WEF conference was met with resistance, and our Real …

You Converted 95% of your Money into Bitcoin?!

May 23rd, 2022


This week we had the privilege of having the hosts of the Go Full Crypto Podcast Keegan and Mrugakshee on with us. They are a unique couple who …

Is this the End of the World?

May 16th, 2022


What a title to wake up to eh?! This was definitely one of our heavier episodes to date. We start off light talking about the possibility of a Canadian Digital Currency coming, then jump into the chaos ensuing across …

No Josh? No Problem.

May 9th, 2022


This week we are without co-host Josh but Producer Philip fills in nicely for him! Today we jump into listener questions about businesses, We discuss Economic Hitmen, and AI becoming more autonomous in a spooky way. …

What Kind of Business Do I Start!?

May 2nd, 2022


This week we discuss a popular question we’ve received from our listeners of “How do I build a business?”. And to go deeper on that we discuss the …

Tax the...Rich?

April 25th, 2022


This week we chat how the Floridian government took a stand by ending Disney's Tax privileges, Netflix stock taking a nose dive after losing 200k subscribers, and the H3 Podcast getting cancelled...and for what reason …

You've Been Banned

April 18th, 2022


Happy Easter! This week we talk the Canadian Government banning foreign home buyers, the Nova Scotia provincial government increasing tax on out of province home owners, introducing a pilot project for open …

Entitled Millennials & Big Billionaires

April 11th, 2022


This week we talk Real Estate companies going out of business, rich people sneering at an “entitled generation”, and billionaires buying up Twitter.
Intro - 00:00
Real estate company goes bankrupt - 18:30

Level Up your Inner Circle

April 4th, 2022


This week the crew talks about creating new circles of influence as your ambitions change. Josh talks about mourning his past friendships while learning how to move on as he seeks to make his first $1M this year. …

The Good, the Bad, and the Greedy

March 28th, 2022


BIG NEWS out of Nova Scotia as the provincial government has made budget announcements regarding healthcare in the province. We also discuss the CEO of Emera landing $8.2M in compensation, and we alert our investor …

Is Social Media Being Weaponized?

March 21st, 2022


Social media has come to play a large role in our lives whether that building our businesses, connecting with loved ones, or passing time. With our …

By 2030 You’ll Own Nothing and Be Happy

March 14th, 2022


What in the world does that mean?! We look into the organization who who made that phrase famous. The World Economic Forum. We chat what their mission is, how they may be having a global impact, and what that means for …

Investment Opportunities, CNN, and Fraud?!

March 7th, 2022


Oh man…what a week it’s been. We chat steps the Federal Reserve is looking to take on Crypto, Josh’s new NFT investment, Disney looking to build cities, and former IWK Children’s Hospital CEO Tracy Kitch being convicted …

Restrictions are being LIFTED! w/ Kris Versteeg

February 28th, 2022


This week we are joined by 2-time Stanley Cup Champion Kris Versteeg to talk how he and his co-founders got their new business Klevr off the ground, and challenges they’ve faced. We also chat a little bit of hockey, but …

Proceed with Caution

February 21st, 2022


Happy Family Day!...Or whatever holiday you're celebrating. On today’s episode we chat how house prices have shot up 21% in just 30 days to start the …

A Micro-Dose of Cringe

February 14th, 2022


Yeah...that term is 100% made up. Nova Scotia based hip-hop duo Atay & JAX come back on the show to chat how they’ve navigated their music careers through the pandemic, business projects they’re passionate about, …

What’s Going on in Canada?!

February 7th, 2022


This week we discuss a variety of issues going on within Canada. We talk the Nova Scotia Power Solar Fiasco, money laundering issues, drama between …

It's 2022 and I'm Starting a Business. Now what?

January 31st, 2022


We're finally back! This week we discuss the logistics of getting your business off the ground. We go through how to register with the government, pit falls to watch out for when charging tax, and what kind of business …

The Season 2 FINALE

December 20th, 2021


Our final episode of Season 2, and our final episode of 2021! We address audience questions, Tim Hortons, the PEI bridge, Trudeau’s “Promises” and so much more. It's a jam packed episode this week to send you off into a …

How Do We Navigate Big Tech & Big Government?

December 13th, 2021


This week we chat Elon Musk wanting to put micro chips in our brains, Jeff Bezos listening to everything we do, and the Government raising our cost of living. We hit many hot button topics including the recent talks …

Don't Judge a Product by Its Cover (The Elev8 Archive)

December 6th, 2021


Due to some annoying technical issues our episode this week will be postponed until next week. But we refuse to leave you empty handed! We're bringing back an episode from earlier this year where we dive into …

Are You Trying To Copy "Call Her Daddy"?

November 29th, 2021


The dynamic duo that makes up The Weekend Roundup, Madi & Lauryn join us in studio to talk about how they built their brand, challenges they’ve faced, how they seek to grow, and how they navigate the frequent …

City Council Emails EXPOSED

November 22nd, 2021


The demons of summer’s past have come back to haunt those in political leadership. This week we discuss how the Coast uncovered emails of city …

It's a SCAM!

November 15th, 2021


This week we chat how Heat Pump theft has increased the past couple weeks, why you shouldn't feel guilty for saying no to round up for charity, …

6 Billion Dollars to Save the World?

November 8th, 2021


Happy time to change to all of you! We talk how a digital payment solution is coming to Halifax Transit, Elon Musk challenging the UN on World Hunger …

You're Too Young to Own a House

November 1st, 2021


We are joined by 21 year old Hunter Butts to discuss how he purchased a duplex in 2021, the prejudices he dealt with, and how he pulled off such an …

Rent Control is Staying!

October 25th, 2021


This week we discuss the NS Conservative government’s choice to keep temporary rent control in place until the end of 2023. Whether or not to invest …

I am MAN, hear me roar!

October 18th, 2021


Yes, you're going to need to listen to the episode in context to understand that title. Currently we have multiple projects on the go that we can't …

How to Break the Debt Cycle

October 11th, 2021


This week we tackle an issue that causes some of the most stress, fights, and mental health problems in our lives. Consumer debt. Josh & Dalton address their own issues they've had with large amounts of debt, how …

Wait. Who Runs the CRTC?!

October 4th, 2021


Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission is the government branch of Canada who oversees and regulates the Telecom industry across …

Is There A Market Collapse Brewing?

September 27th, 2021


The crew dives head first into China’s largest Real Estate company Evergrande. We deliberate if the company's demise will trigger a global market …

Why are Phone Plans so Expensive?

September 20th, 2021


No, it’s not just a hunch. It is statistically verified that Canada has the most expensive phone plans in the world. This week the crew talks the logistics of what keeps Canadian phone plans so high, how the big 3 …

Renting, Roaches, and...Re-Election?

September 13th, 2021


It's a JUICY episode this week. Producer Mac spills the tea on how her current landlord hid apartment Roaches from her so she would sign a lease. The …

Are You Thinking of Investing in Crypto?

September 6th, 2021


We got you covered. In this week's episode the crew talks the basics of crypto, what it is, and answer questions that may help clear the air of if …

Affordable Housing and Re-Introductions

August 30th, 2021


This week Dalton expands on his hot take about affordable housing in the province of Nova Scotia as the issue has only become worse since first talking on the issue in March. The crew also discusses the back tracking of …

The Art of Self Promotion

August 23rd, 2021


We talk the Art of Self Promotion with Toronto mortgage agent Henriques Levy. We get into how he gained his following, how he keeps them interested, …

What's Holding Women Back in Business?

August 16th, 2021


We know the title is going to spark one of two different reactions. One being: "This is awesome! I totally relate and want to know more!" and the …

How to Grow a Grassroots Social Media Following

August 9th, 2021


In today's episode we throw you a bit of a curveball. We are joined by jazz musician and lead vocalist Lindsay Misiner who also happens to be a Marketer!  We talk how she grew brand awareness for her 9 piece band the …

How UX Can Benefit Your Marketing Strategy

August 2nd, 2021


Josh got his 2nd vaccine this week which forced the team to push their episode until next week. So today we are dusting off an episode from the 2017 archives when Josh interviewed Jamie Gerrard - an incredibly talented …

Is the American Dream Dead?

July 26th, 2021


This week we are joined by the voice of the Elev8 Podcast Lorenze Cromwell. We talk his process of writing the lyrics for the show's opening song, his view on the space race, and we delve into his profession of social …

The Nova Scotia Highway Blockade

July 19th, 2021


We are joined by Elizabeth Smith-McCrossin. Yes you read that right. We talk about her start in entrepreneurship, how it kick started her passion for …

Trust Your Process with Louise Claire Johnson

July 12th, 2021


This week we sit down with author of “Behind the Red Door” Louise Claire Johnson. We dive into her authorship process, what it was like living the jet setter life while working at Elizabeth Arden, how she’s trusted her …

How to Disaster Proof Your Business

July 5th, 2021


We have the pleasure of having Lance Mortlock Ernst and Young's Managing Partner of Energy to discuss his book "Disaster Proof". We talk real world scenario consequences of disasters that can affect your business, keys …

Social Media Bill C-10 - Censorship or Necessity?

June 28th, 2021


Moments happen when the cross-over of business and politics is undeniable. Big events took place both provincially and federally that couldn't be …

How to Craft Your Message with Kyle Racki

June 21st, 2021


As the crew takes the week off we rewind the clock and bring you an interview that Josh had with Proposify Co-founder and CEO Kyle Racki back in 2017. Kyle brings great knowledge of how to properly craft a message, and …

Is the Economy Set to CRASH?

June 14th, 2021


Have you wondered how to hedge yourself against an economic crash like the real estate collapse of 2008? Josh & Dalton discuss where they see the …

Don't Judge a Product by its Cover

June 7th, 2021


How do you navigate the suffocating toxicity of the design community on Twitter? It's no secret that the ego of designers can be atrocious, and Josh digs into why this is the case. He addresses the negativity in the …

How a Great User Experience Impacts the Bottom Line

May 31st, 2021


What even is UX design? Josh & Dalton talk the significance of User Experience Design and how it can have a large impact on the revenue of a business. Josh eludes to examples like Apple and Wealthsimple/Venmo to …

Bitcoin's 50% Correction

May 24th, 2021


Happy Victoria Day to our Canadian listeners! Today we get into Bitcoin's 50% correction on May 19th and what that means for those who are currently …

How to Combat Heavy Inflation in 2021

May 17th, 2021


We welcomed on friends of the show Sebastian Green, and Emmanuel Simmonds this week to talk about their passions and how they've navigated this new world that Covid has brought upon us. We go in deep on entrepreneurial …

Elon, NFT's, and Texas Oh My!

May 10th, 2021


The crew talks a myriad of topics this week as Elon Musk was featured on SNL, Gary Vaynerchuk's launch of his NFT project, the craziness in the Texas Real Estate market, and lastly we chat what it takes to properly …

Imposter Syndrome

May 3rd, 2021


We get into some of our internal battles this week. We talk about how the crew has been battling imposter syndrome as of late, how we cope, and encourage one another to see the true reality of our success. As a bonus …

A Big Mistake

April 26th, 2021


We get into the Ben Askren vs. Jake Paul fight and the marketing prowess of the Paul brothers (whether we like them or not). Additionally Josh & …


April 19th, 2021


We get a visit from Briana Trimmings Founder of Carmel City Clothing and we talk how she got her start, the hustle it took to get the business off the ground, how she views business, handling disrespect from her peers, …

0 to 100 Real Quick - The Art of Scaling a Company

April 12th, 2021


We had the pleasure of sitting down with COO of Ace Beverage Group Daniel Bartek. Ace Beverage Group is a company that has created and oversees 6 different brands of beverages and Daniel gets into where they came from, …

Running 100 Miles for Charity?!

April 5th, 2021


We sit down with iron man Liam McVarnock who takes us on his journey of running 100 miles (176 kms) in under 24 hours for charity. We go through what the process was like on his body, how he managed to raise $12k, his …

Real Estate, UBI, and University...What?

March 29th, 2021


Real Estate is through the roof, plans of Universal Basic Income are in discussion, faith in the university system is at an all time low. What does this all mean for a business owner in 2021? We get into all of it with …

The RED HOT Real Estate Market

March 22nd, 2021


Should I enter the Real Estate Market right now? What should should my game plan to get in? Am I missing out on something great if I don't get in …

The Hustle of a Music Artist with Atay & JAX

March 8th, 2021


This week we are joined by Nova Scotian hip hop group Atay & JAX! We discuss the hustle of creating interest in your work, how to handle hate online, the business side of music and so much more including their ECMA …

33 - How to Build a Brand that Stands Out

March 1st, 2021


Josh & Dalton are joined by Entrepreneur, Author, Speaker, and Brand Strategist Pia Silva from NYC. We talk what it takes to build a creative …

32 - New Business & New Investments

February 22nd, 2021


After gaining some inspiration from the last episode with Calvin Butts Jr. Josh & Dalton talk strategies of new ventures they are looking to get into through Crypto, Angel Investing, and starting new companies.

31 - The Key to Successful Diversified Investing

February 15th, 2021


Josh & Dalton had the opportunity to chat with Investor, Entrepreneur and Media Strategist Calvin Butts Jr. Calvin gets into the different ways people can invest whether that be real estate, start-ups, or other …

Good News & Success Stories

February 8th, 2021


We are joined by Senior Recruiter for Wayfair, and Founder of JRH Counsulting Jonathan Hislop. We discuss the success he's helped others reach, tips …

STONKS - The Day the People Fought Back

January 28th, 2021


In an unusual move we are releasing our next episode 5 days early as we discuss what happened with Wall Street Bets and the history we are witnessing in the stock market.

28 - Lost Jobs and New Beginnings

January 25th, 2021


Josh and Dalton kick off the second season talking about what's in store for the new year, the awesome guests coming on, the challenges of entrepreneurship, and all the business insights they're looking to implement in …

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

December 30th, 2020


Thank you to all of you for listening this year! As we close out our first season and the year of 2020 we chat what we’ve learned, enjoyed, and grappled with. It was a great episode of reflection for us and hope it …

How Private Lending Can Help Grow Your Investment

December 21st, 2020


We sit down with Private Investor Neil D'Souza and talk about the ins and outs of using a private lender vs borrowing from the bank. Neil brings a unique view point in how to leverage a private lender to grow your …

How to Run a Creative Business

December 14th, 2020


Josh sits down with Web Designer Morgan Ringrose to discuss what it's like to run a creative business, what she's learned up to this point, and how she's seen success.

Why I stopped giving clients an hourly rate

December 1st, 2020


Value based vs. Hourly based pricing, what is best for creatives? Josh goes into detail of why he prefers a value based pricing model and why he sees it as the better route for designers and their clients.

The Rent Control Debate

November 23rd, 2020


As housing prices have been increasing significantly across the country we take a look at rent increases in Halifax, Nova Scotia and take a deeper look at the arguments on both sides of the issue. 

On a side note we …

The Circular Economy and....something happened November 3rd?

November 9th, 2020


We had co-founder of R&G Strategic Riley on the show this week. We obviously talk the American election but then get into the guts of what R&G Strategic is all about. We chat specific plans of going green, the …

Is Design School Worth It?

November 2nd, 2020


Today we have two design students (Mac Jessen & Warren Jardine) in studio to talk about their current experiences finishing up their degree. We …

Don't be "Sales-y" - How to foster client relationships rather than push product

October 19th, 2020


Nicole Gallant of SmartCat Marketing sits down with us to discuss how to properly sell and foster client relationships, overcoming the stress of …

How Small Businesses Can Adapt in a Post COVID World

October 14th, 2020


We had the amazing Ben Kinden on with us from Kinden Accounting & Advisory back on the show with us. The question for those running businesses have had is what will all this government spending mean for us in the …

The Social Dilemma - Is it a Dilemma?

October 5th, 2020


On today's show Josh & Dalton discuss the Netflix documentary "The Social Dilemma" and dig into details of the morals behind creating a "sticky" digital product and where the line is between right and wrong. There …

Creating a Great Brand Story & Overcoming Obstacles

September 30th, 2020


We had the amazing Entrepreneur & Marketer Katelyn Bourgoin on with us this week. We dove into selling to the right audience, life as an entrepreneur and how to build out a great brand story.

Great tips for new UX Designers

September 21st, 2020


As we conclude our month of UX we are joined by veteran UX designer Craig Menzies. We go into the history of UX design, why it's important for all parts of a company to consider it, and tips for young UX designers …

What is UX Design? with Jared Spool

September 14th, 2020


We got a visit from hall of fame designer (if there is such a thing)  Jared Spool and we chat about User Experience vs. Customer Experience, The UX …

Bell, Rogers, Telus vs. The World

September 8th, 2020


Hope you had a great Labour Day Weekend! On today's episode we talk how the Canadian Mobile phone industry stacks up against the world in terms of …

Apple kicks Fortnite off the App Store?!

August 31st, 2020


On today's show we get into TikTok taking legal action against the US Government, and Apple kicking Fortnite off of their App platform due to not receiving their 30% cut from in-app purchases.

Are Dashboards Good UX Design?

August 24th, 2020


Yes! Josh & Dalton finally start talking UX design! We jump into a twitter thread by Jared Spool about dashboard design, Google favouring …

Halifax. A World Leader in Ocean Tech?

August 19th, 2020


Kyle Burton, the Tenant Engagement Manager of COVE - Centre of Ocean Ventures & Entrepreneurship was on with us. After a nice 10 min detour discussion about Insurance we get into the nitty gritty of what COVE is, …

Do we want Big Business to come to Halifax?

August 10th, 2020


We sit down with Tyler Farmer of ICTC to talk what needs to change within the culture of Nova Scotia to attract business from some of the biggest …

Tuition Hikes & Government Deficits

August 4th, 2020


Today we have no one in studio with us. We get into some touchy topics like government deficits, tuition hikes, TikTok government ban and so much more. We get into all of it. 

Mental & Emotional Health in Business/Sports

July 27th, 2020


We had the great opportunity to sit down with Mike Bawol and Bryce Tully of Inner Logic to talk mental strength of an athlete, what it takes to …

How to Market Yourself amid a Covid-19 Layoff

July 20th, 2020


We are joined by Digital Marketer Eleni Panagopoulos to discuss the ins and outs of Digital Marketing and Business Development. How one uses the …

Tech Innovation in Rural Communities

July 13th, 2020


In this episode we talk to Sebastian Green of IGNITE - an incubator to help Atlantic Canadian start ups get off the ground and do great things. We talk what brought Sebastian to this point in his career, what IGNITE is …

Black Lives in Business

July 6th, 2020


We have Andre Anderson on with us, founder of FortyFourConsulting services and social activist. We talk about the community that is near and dear to …

How to get a job in the midst of a crisis

June 29th, 2020


We sit down and talk with Jonathan Hislop who works as a Technical Recruiter for Wayfair. We talk tips and tricks of how to navigate job loss through the pandemic, how to spruce up your resume for your next job …

How to start an Accounting Firm with no budget

June 29th, 2020


For our first guest we bring on Ben Kinden of "Kinden Accounting & Advisory Services" who talks about his goals for his company and how he came across early success with no budget as he competes against the giants …

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