Craig Ryan is the Director of Social Entrepreneurship at the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), and a powerful voice in enabling entrepreneurs develop business models that lead to social and environmental benefits as well as profits. In today's show, Craig explains to us how the BDC is uniquely placed to help environmentally and socially conscious entrepreneurs do their thing. He tells us about the B Corp certification and how it is a step in that direction. He also gives us some insight into what are the best and worst things entrepreneurs do in pursuit of success.
Elizabeth Emberly is the co-founder of seminal yoga studio Naada Yoga, and its lead instructor. In this episode, she tells us about when and how the idea for the studio was born, what were some of the greatest challenges she has faced personally and as an entrepreneur, and also what ingredients were necessary in creating a Teacher Training that has welcomed the likes of Richard Rosen, Mary Pafford, Matthew Remski, and Rodney Yee.
Co-Founder of The Living Wholeness Institute, former Executive Director at Santropol Roulant, and former Executive Publisher of Ascent Magazine, Vanessa shares what she has learned about leadership in organizations, her insights from completing two Masters degrees, the wisdom and potential found in chaos and death, and much more!
14/12/2018 Peter Lavoie Community, Entertainment, Entrepreneurship, Non-Profit, Spirituality 1:05:40
Jean-Marie is an author, public speaker, actor, and host of TVA's “Face à la Rue.” In our sit-down, Jean-Marie walks us through sharing moments with people with terminal illnesses and why he feels privileged to live this experience. He tells us what he has learned from spending time with Matthieu Ricard and His Holiness the Dalai Lama. He also talks to us about how the homeless of Montreal have had a deep impact on his worldview, as well as how he approached pitching a show about homelessness to a major television network (TVA). Jean-Marie Lapointe on the SpiritBros Podcast!