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Stepping Out And Growing an Art Business | Artist Entrepreneur Jennifer Gough | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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0:40 - Starting to be an Artist, and what it took 3:09 - Having MindsEye Studio for work 4:27 - Taking care of your Brand 5:14 - Using Twitter effectively 7:34 - Painting Steve Jobs 9:41 - Always volunteer, "Me Please" 10:42 - Maintaining Brand integrity 12:14 - Next steps for Jennifer 13:34 - 3 encouraging tips for starting out http://www.aqblogandgrill.com http://www.mindseyestudioart.com Entrepreneur and professional artist, Jennifer Gough, speaks with Alan about finding her purpose in her art and how she completely changed her career to follow her passion. Jennifer’s mission is to inspire people to follow their dreams, and make their passions happen. She talks about growing her art business by saying yes to opportunities, taking chances, finding the right balance when she first launched Minds Eye Studio Art, and how she utilizes social media to keep her business thriving. Jennifer Gough is a self-taught, multidisciplinary, visual and conceptual artist and entrepreneur. In 2010, Jennifer was named one of Waterloo Regional Record’s 40 Under 40, as well as being nominated for Woman of the Year, Arts & Culture at Kitchener Oktoberfest. Jennifer inspires many with her story of success, going from a 9-5 career to following her passion by running a successful art business. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 35623 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 1: Starting an Art Business | Artist Entrepreneur Jennifer Gough | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Artist entrepreneur, Jennifer Gough, returns to AQ’s Blog & Grill to share her recent experiences creating and growing her art business. This year Jen has been featured in Forbes, showed at a gallery in New York City, and pushed her own boundaries by trying new mediums of art. Every year, Jennifer chooses a theme to live by. This years theme was bravery, which was clearly depicted in her 2015 collection of work. Jen explored digital art forms when asked to commission an installation for Kitchener’s THEMUSEUM ‘Getting Naked’ exhibit, a collection of rarely seen works from the Canadian Council Art Bank. Jen also explains how utilizing social media and digital technologies has helped her develop a successful art career, and tells us what is next for her company Minds Eye Studio Art.
Views: 7744 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 3: Steve Jobs, Donald Trump & Richard Branson | TEDtalks Larry Smith | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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Part 2: Why "Fail Fast, Fail often" is Wrong http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fECslSxpQFM&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv&index=26 Part 4: A Thoughtful Approach to Entrepreneurship http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpjjmsRba2o&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv http://www.aqblogandgrill.com TED talk speaker Larry Smith chats with Alan about the differences between notable business people Steve Jobs, Donald Trump and Richard Branson. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 6511 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 1: Bringing Passion to your Work | TEDtalks speaker Larry Smith | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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Part 2: Why "Fail Fast, Fail often" is Wrong http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fECslSxpQFM&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv&index=26 Part 3: Steve Jobs, Donald Trump and Richard Branson http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pol6uD4CdXg&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv Part 4: A Thoughtful Approach to Entrepreneurship http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpjjmsRba2o&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv http://www.aqblogandgrill.com TED talk speaker Larry Smith chats with Alan about pursuing your passion, creating your own future, and bringing that passion to your work every day. Larry discusses the fallacy of the popular phrase "Fail fast, Fail often”, proposing instead that innovation and creativity are merely a product of thinking strategically. Alan and Larry discuss what it means to be a thoughtful entrepreneur, discussing examples of business leaders who desire to change the world, and are accomplishing that goal by using a thoughtful approach. They also discuss the differences between notable business leaders Steve Jobs, Donald Trump and Richard Branson. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 11424 AQ's Blog & Grill
Larry Smith | What you NEED to do to Have a Great Career
 
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Larry Smith | What you NEED to do to Have a Great Career Known as the “career-whisperer”, Dr. Larry Smith joins AQ’s Blog & Grill to share insights from his new book, “No Fears, No Excuses”. After a 2011 TED Talk that garnered millions of views on YouTube, Larry found himself answering thousands of questions stemming from the talk. “I always knew people struggled with careers,” he states. “But that gave me a sense of the scale that I’d honestly not imagined.” The messages Larry was receiving in relation to the TED video showed him what people wanted answered. This led him to create a truly market-tested book, tested by real people asking real questions. In this Q&A, Larry describes the structure of the book and what the reader will find, including pragmatic guidance and the “unsexy subject of planning”. Larry tells us the difference between having a strong interest in something and being truly passionate, and how that passion will shape your career. He also discusses the vexing issue of work/life balance and how not having a balance can cause your startup or business to fail. “Just because you work hard does not mean you will be successful.” About Our Guest Dr. Larry Smith is an adjunct associate professor of economics at the University of Waterloo. He has counselled more than 23,000 students on careers, representing more than 10 percent of UW’s alumni. His efforts at the university led to his receiving the University of Waterloo’s Distinguished Teacher Award. His TEDx Talk, “Why You Will Fail to Have a Great Career”, has been viewed by millions.
Views: 11562 AQ's Blog & Grill
Creating a Best Selling Cookbook | Looneyspoons Co-Author Greta Podleski | AQ''s Blog & Grill
 
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Looneyspoons started with an idea to do something that no one had ever done before; write fun, funny, healthy cookbooks. Looneyspoons co-author, Greta Podleski, chats with Alan about how her and Janet began with an idea, a shoe-string budged and a lot of passion, and ended up with an award-winning cookbook. She talks about being rejected by almost every publisher and the importance of perseverance, as well as doing their own market research to prove their idea would strike gold. Greta and Janet put everything on the line while always thinking, "What's the worst that could happen?". Early in their journey they found help through "The Wealthy Barber" author David Chilton, simply by being courageous. Greta Podleski shares advice for creating a personal brand and utilizing social media. She also discusses the challenges of being a female entrepreneur, and the success of their new Youtube channel, "Health Nuts with Janet and Greta”. Janet and Greta Podleski are Canadian authors, chefs and television presenters. Their first book, best-selling cookbook, Looneyspoons: Low-Fat Food Made Fun, was originally rejected by seven publishers before they found investment through David Chilton. In 2000, the Podleski sisters were awarded with Canada’s Top 40 Under 40 award.
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Content Marketing Isn’t Enough | Gary Vaynerchuk | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com http://www.garyvaynerchuk.com 0:37 - Jab Jab Jab Philosophy and Social Networks 2:26 - Content is King, but context is God 4:00 - Consuming engagement, not information 5:09 - Advice for Young Entrepreneurs 7:28 - Who doesn't like Gary's Philosophy 8:32 - The Gary Brand Gary Vaynerchuk, the hardest working man in social media, talks about how he takes time to engage with his audience on social media and how content marketing is overflowing on the internet. He also talks about how he worries young entrepreneurs think business is easy, about the fairness of capitalism, how he built his brand, and how he is creating a scalable business out of the unscalable. Finally Gary talks about his new book, Jab Jab Jab Right Hook and how boxing and social media are linked. Gary Vaynerchuk is an entrepreneur, author, public speaker, internet personality, and avid investor. Gary has always been an entrepreneur at heart, starting at the age of 8 with a lemonade stand business that puts all others to shame. Gary is well known for WineLibraryTV, the #AskGaryVee show, VaynerMedia, VaynerRSE, and writing best selling books including Crush It and Jab Jab Jab Right Hook. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 7142 AQ's Blog & Grill
Understanding Customer Behavior | Customer Insight Expert Maurice Allin | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com. 0:49 - What is strategic insight? 2:34 - Buyer experience journey 4:09 - Brand ethnography and customer anthropology 5:10 - Quantitative and qualitative research 8:27 - Becoming a good brander 11:07 - Account planning 13:20 - Leap of faith 14:10 - Future of marketing "Branding is the act of making meaning.” Marketer Maurice Allin speaks with Alan about the anthropology of branding and how a brand is a cultural phenomena. Branding is about the meaning, not the messaging. Brand Ethnography is about understanding Customer/Brand Interaction. Customer Anthropology is about understanding human behaviour in the absence of our brand. Maurice Allin also speaks about the usefulness of qualitative and quantitative marketing tools, the role of both play in creating brand experiences, and how B2B companies can go beyond just being about products by creating a strong brand. Maurice Allin is the Vice President of Strategic Insight at Quarry Integrated Communications, and strives to help marketers be more effective by finding and telling customer stories. He uses multi-modal anthropology based quantitative techniques to create a hypothesis, testing those hypothesis and creating business cases through rigorous quantification. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of business. Explore branding, marketing and gain fresh insight, strategy and ideas for your business. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 6459 AQ's Blog & Grill
Guy Kawasaki Part 1: Why You Don't Need a Business Plan | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Guy Kawasaki, master of business, marketing and branding, speaks with Alan Quarry on AQ’s Blog & Grill on his new book, Art of the Start 2.0. Guy explains why entrepreneurs don't need business plans anymore and compares Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak and Elon Musk.
Views: 3243 AQ's Blog & Grill
Bringing Passion to your Work | TEDtalks Speaker Larry Smith | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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TED talk speaker Larry Smith chats with Alan about pursuing your passion, creating your own future, and bringing that passion to your work every day. Larry discusses the fallacy of the popular phrase "Fail fast, Fail often”, proposing instead that innovation and creativity are merely a product of thinking strategically. Alan and Larry discuss what it means to be a thoughtful entrepreneur, discussing examples of business leaders who desire to change the world, and are accomplishing that goal by using a thoughtful approach. They also discuss the differences between notable business leaders Steve Jobs, Donald Trump and Richard Branson. Larry Smith is an adjunct associate professor of economics at the University of Waterloo and is well-known for his Tedtalks on ‘Why you will fail to have a great career’. Larry is an advocate for youth leadership, mentoring many of his students on startup business management and career development. Larry specializes in forecasting and the economics of innovation.
Views: 3442 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 2: Positive Psychology in Business | Jim & Jennifer Moss of Plasticity | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com http://www.plasticitysoft.com Want to know how to increase productivity in the workplace or get the most out of your employees?Entrepreneurs Jim and Jennifer Moss of Plasticity talk about the impact of positive psychology in business. Businesses that develop a positive corporate culture increase everything from employee engagement and productivity to motivation, creativity and innovation,They also discuss their startup Plasticity and what life is like in an accelerator or incubator program and what life is like after you graduate.Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 1149 AQ's Blog & Grill
Guy Kawasaki Part 2: Why You Don't Need Venture Capital | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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"If your Aunt had balls, she'd be your Uncle" Guy Kawasaki, master of business, marketing and branding, speaks with Alan Quarry on AQ’s Blog & Grill on his new book, Art of the Start 2.0. Guy talks about simplicity and elegance in business. He also explains how venture capitalists and angel investors are needed and don't add value to startups! With the changing landscape of marketing and business services, entrepreneurship is easier than ever!
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Building Real Life Iron Man Tech with the MYO | Thalmic Labs CEO Stephen Lake | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com https://www.thalmic.com/ 1:30 - Thalmic Labs Theme 2:54 - University and Waterloo 5:12 - Advice when starting out 6:20 - Biggest influences 7:58 - The Global Marketplace 9:00 - Next steps 11:01 - The MYO and Thalmic Lab Brand The future is here with the MYO from Thalmic Labs! Entrepreneur Founder and CEO Stephen Lake speaks with Alan Quarry on AQ's Blog & Grill about what it's like building a wearable technology business, and creating tech as seen in movies like Iron Man. Stephen discusses how important it was to establish their business culture early as Stephen and his team created the MYO wearable technology. He also discusses the opportunities he created as a student, his journey growing an innovative wearable technology business, and his major influences, including Elon Musk.
Views: 4354 AQ's Blog & Grill
Young Entrepreneur Success | VidYard's Michael Litt | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com http://www.vidyard.com 0:47 - Serial Entrepreneurship from a Young Age 2:11 - Working many jobs through High School and University 3:17 - Attending the University of Waterloo for Systems Engineering 5:15 - Working at BlackBerry and as Dr. Rec 7:41 - The road to VidYard: Video Production 9:27 - How VidYard works with Marketing Automation Platforms and CRMs 11:36 - The Fears and Responsibilities of a Tech Startup CEO 13:36 - People don't necessarily buy What You Do, but Why You Do It 14:29 - Heroes and Influences: Paul Graham of Y-Combinator and Larry Smith 15:58 - The Advantage of attending Y-Combinator Michael Litt, founder of VidYard, speaks about starting out as a kid entrepreneur selling fireworks and on holding up to five jobs while in university. This set him up for future success in his start-up business. He speaks about what he learned about software and processes from BlackBerry, the innovative tool they have created and how it interacts with marketing automation tools like Marketo, Eloqua, ExactTarget, Pardot and Hubspot to allow users to gain greater insight on their video marketing campaigns. This data can then be utilized by Customer Relationship Management tools, like SalesForce. He also talks about his role as as a tech start up CEO, his influences including Larry Smith and Paul Graham from Y-Combinator, his experience at Y-Combinator and experiences at the University of Waterloo where he attended for Systems Engineering. Michael Litt is the Founder and CEO of Vidyard, a software company headquartered in Kitchener, Ontario that creates software to host and analyze video performance. Michael, who has been named by the press as the Mark Zuckerberg of Canada, has won numerous awards including the Top 30 under 30 in Marketing Magazine and Entrepreneur of the Year in Ernst & Young. About VidYard: We're passionate about taking video to new heights If you're creating marketing videos, chances are you're also looking for a way to measure their impact on revenue. Beyond tracking your video's total number of views, Vidyard reveals who's watching your content, and for how long with detailed viewer analytics and engagement data; we give you all the details you need to enable your sales team with more qualified leads. With Vidyard, you can embed video in your website with a branded player, view real time attention span data, share videos to social networks (including full YouTube channel management), create calls to action, split-test your splash screens, and pump all of your data directly into your marketing automation contact records. We deliver an outstanding video marketing platform that allows you to see exactly how viewers interact with your content so that you can amplify, modify, and improve your video marketing based on measurable criteria. Transform viewers into customers with the power of Vidyard.
Views: 1915 AQ's Blog & Grill
I Am A Maker Dad
 
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Cognitive Science and Personas: The Prototype Effect | Marketer Glen Drummond | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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Part 2: Innovating Customer Experience in your Business http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtT8D_tfbRI&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2TynWJA3KkgU6MwavXFwiB Part 3: Cognitive Science and Personas: The Prototype Effect http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zg5-ulnWIAA&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2TynWJA3KkgU6MwavXFwiB http://www.aqblogandgrill.com How does Cognitive Science impact our marketing efforts? Glen discusses The Prototype Effect and how we sometimes characterize prospective customers. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
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University of Waterloo Tops Google's List of Engineering Schools | Thalmic Labs | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Watch Stephen's full episode here: http://youtu.be/K0ZsDbAfqBA http://www.aqblogandgrill.com https://www.thalmic.com/ Thalmic Labs built the MYO in the startup Mecca of Waterloo Region, Canada. Entrepreneur Founder and CEO Stephen Lake speaks with Alan Quarry on AQ's Blog & Grill about attending the University of Waterloo and how his alma mater is on the radar of the best in the tech industry, including Google!
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Guy Kawasaki | Part 1 Advice for Startups and Entrepreneurs | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com 1:10 - Getting started 2:00 - Entrepreneurship is very simple 3:33 - The product to look for as a Venture Capitalist, and its market 6:07 - What you need as an Entrepreneur Guy Kawasaki, master of business, marketing and branding, speaks with Alan Quarry on AQ's Blog & Grill on the venture capital game and why the investors/startup relationship is like meeting the right woman, how startups and entrepreneurs can get marketing for free. Guy also talks about how innovation comes from the top and how the idea of Chief Cultural Officers is stupid, about the biggest lessons he learned from Steve Jobs during his time at Apple, about why he quit law school at UC Davis after just one week and when he was first introduced to the Apple Macintosh, the importance of balance in business and entrepreneurship. He speaks about the most important attributes an entrepreneur should look for in a co-founder of their startup business and addictive nature of Venture Capital and why VC's are becoming obsolete.
Views: 12777 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 2: Why "Fail Fast, Fail often" is Wrong | TEDtalks speaker Larry Smith | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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Part 3: Steve Jobs, Donald Trump and Richard Branson http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pol6uD4CdXg&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv Part 4: A Thoughtful Approach to Entrepreneurship http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpjjmsRba2o&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv http://www.aqblogandgrill.com TED talk speaker Larry Smith chats with Alan about the fallacy of the popular phrase "Fail fast, Fail often". Instead he proposes that innovation and creativity are a product of thinking strategically. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 10165 AQ's Blog & Grill
Guy Kawasaki | Part 2: Business Lessons from Steve Jobs | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com https://plus.google.com/+GuyKawasaki http://www.guykawasaki.com 0:11 - Evangelist, social media before social media at Apple 2:06 - Culture and Innovation in the workplace 3:04 - Don't pay for marketing, and how to do it right 5:20 - Guy's stress release 7:55 - Prototype is the key Guy Kawasaki, master of business, marketing and branding, speaks with Alan Quarry on AQ's Blog & Grill on the venture capital game and why the investors/startup relationship is like meeting the right woman, how startups and entrepreneurs can get marketing for free. Guy also talks about how innovation comes from the top and how the idea of Chief Cultural Officers is stupid, about the biggest lessons he learned from Steve Jobs during his time at Apple, about why he quit law school at UC Davis after just one week and when he was first introduced to the Apple Macintosh, the importance of balance in business and entrepreneurship. He speaks about the most important attributes an entrepreneur should look for in a co-founder of their startup business and addictive nature of Venture Capital and why VC's are becoming obsolete.
Views: 3979 AQ's Blog & Grill
Jane Barkley | Building a Successful Social Media Centred Business | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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0:00 Introduction 0:36 About [email protected] 1:55 Is This a Young Persons Game? 3:27 Is Content King? 5:10 How Jane Made Social Media Her Business 8:17 How To Find Work/Life Balance 9:42 Using Video to Find Your Voice 11:51 Why Twitter and YouTube Are The Top Platforms 13:25 Choosing The Brands You Work With 14:10 What Makes A Great Event 16:21 What's Next For Jane and [email protected] From personal brand to event media, Jane Barkley – founder and CEO of [email protected] – ¬is a powerhouse of marketing talents. Jane joins Alan in this episode of AQ’s Blog & Grill to share her path to success and how others can do the same. Jane founded [email protected] after uncovering a need in the event industry to produce and execute event coverage from front to back. [email protected] provides full digital media coverage of events and conferences across southern Ontario, building buzz and creating a path for customer service. It also offers social media education to empower clients to maintain their social tactics in-house. Alan and Jane discuss the skills that make up today's social media marketer. They call on the dangers of putting youth in charge simply because of the assumption that it’s “their world”. Jane touches on social media myths, the most popular being “content is king”. She challenges this notion by stating that the community is in fact the King of your social media realm and is the driver of your content's success. Developing a personal brand? Jane suggests making video a key player in your strategy. Even if you don’t post anything online, filming yourself discussing your passions is an effective tool to find confidence in your voice and discover your “edge”. She shares the key traits she looks for in hiring and what she believes makes a successful social media marketer, as well as common mistakes marketers make when starting out. About Our Guest Jane Barkley is the founder and CEO of [email protected], a go-to event marketing firm in Kitchener, Canada, founded in 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree with an Honours in English Literature from the University of Waterloo. Jane is also a writer, speaker, YouTube vlogger, community builder and Social Media Professor at Conestoga College Institute of Technology and Advanced Learning.
Views: 2565 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 2: "Getting Naked" in Installation Art | Artist Entrepreneur Jennifer Gough | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Artist entrepreneur, Jennifer Gough, returns to AQ’s Blog & Grill to share her recent experiences creating and growing her art business. This year Jen has been featured in Forbes, showed at a gallery in New York City, and pushed her own boundaries by trying new mediums of art. Every year, Jennifer chooses a theme to live by. This years theme was bravery, which was clearly depicted in her 2015 collection of work. Jen explored digital art forms when asked to commission an installation for Kitchener’s THEMUSEUM ‘Getting Naked’ exhibit, a collection of rarely seen works from the Canadian Council Art Bank. Jen also explains how utilizing social media and digital technologies has helped her develop a successful art career, and tells us what is next for her company Minds Eye Studio Art.
Views: 1058 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 4: Future Trends in the Restaurant Industry | Jody Palubiski | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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Part 1: Keys to Running a Successful Restaurant http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJz6Rl4V808&index=31&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv Part 2: Attracting and Retaining Great Employees http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_c5uMZQ9cE&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv Part 3: When Things go Bad in Business & Choosing to be Great http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSQCjofvr_c&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv http://www.aqblogandgrill.com Restauranteur Jody Palubiski chats with Alan about the future of customer experience in the restaurant business. Restolinked, tablets at the table and other innovations. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
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How to Tell Stories in Your Marketing | MarketingProf’s Ann Handley | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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http://www.aqblogandgrill.com http://annhandley.com http://marketingprofs.com 0:39 - Road to Chief Content Officer 1:29 - Journalism and storytelling 2:43 - Creating good content 5:45 - Staying ahead 8:06 - Video in content marketing Ann Handley, Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs, speaks about how storytelling needs to be at the heart of an organization's content marketing, about her journey from being the voice of Jack in the Box to her current role, where MarketingProfs finds their content inspiration, and where businesses can find inspiration for their own content. She also discusses with Alan about how video will be the next big thing in content marketing, stating all businesses will be able to use tools like Vine, Instagram and YouTube to create useful and engaging video content. Ann Handley is the Chief Content Officer at MarketingProfs, a one stop source for online marketing resources, training, strategies, articles, online seminars and more. Ann is a columnist for Entrepreneur magazine, a keynote speaker and a LinkedIn Influencer. She is also the author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Everybody Writes and co-author of the best-selling book on content marketing, Content Rules. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
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Keys to Running a Successful Restaurant | Charcoal Group CEO Jody Palubiski | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Restauranteur Jody Palubiski chats with Alan about what makes a restaurant successful. He discusses how, as Managing Partner of the Charcoal Group, he values having face to face interaction with guests, building relationships with those guests, and being interwoven in the community where his restaurants reside. Jody and Alan talk about craft beer, the modern beer bar, and how people are looking for something extraordinary in their dining experience these days. Jody discusses the importance of having great staff and how their low staff turnover is due to the Charcoal group making the retention of great people a top priority. The Charcoal Group includes Charcoal Steakhouse, Del Dente, Moose Winooski's, Wildcraft, The Bauer Kitchen and Beertown, with several locations all over Ontario. Jody Palubiski has been the CEO and Managing Partner of the Charcoal Group since 2003. Jody helped lead the Charcoal Group to developing the Wildcraft Grill Bar in 2007, The Bauer Kitchen in 2009 and Beertown Public House in 2012, with many of the restaurants having several locations over Ontario.
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Part 3: Taking Risks as an Artist | Artist Entrepreneur Jennifer Gough | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Artist entrepreneur, Jennifer Gough, returns to AQ’s Blog & Grill to share her recent experiences creating and growing her art business. This year Jen has been featured in Forbes, showed at a gallery in New York City, and pushed her own boundaries by trying new mediums of art. Every year, Jennifer chooses a theme to live by. This years theme was bravery, which was clearly depicted in her 2015 collection of work. Jen explored digital art forms when asked to commission an installation for Kitchener’s THEMUSEUM ‘Getting Naked’ exhibit, a collection of rarely seen works from the Canadian Council Art Bank. Jen also explains how utilizing social media and digital technologies has helped her develop a successful art career, and tells us what is next for her company Minds Eye Studio Art.
Views: 460 AQ's Blog & Grill
April Dunford | Marketing Advice for Start-ups to Become Stay-ups | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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She’s the CEO of Sprint.ly, a marketing mentor and angel investor who started her hurricane of entrepreneurial activities by studying engineering. In this episode of AQ’s Blog & Grill, April Dunford shares her experience from engineer to marketing greatness. April finds that most start-ups struggle with their positioning statements. They either follow the fill-in-the-blank, Frankenstein-style model, or they don’t create one at all. To help, April breaks down the top four types of positioning statements and shares a new way for crafting them. Alan and April discuss marketing strategy vs. tactics, creating the right metrics and shifting your mindset from selling to helping your customer buy. Becoming a “stay-up” isn’t an easy road, so April provides her top three marketing strategies start-ups should follow to find success. “In theory, everything is possible,” April says. “But I live in practice, and the road to theory has been washed out”. About Our Guest April Dunford studied engineering at the University of Waterloo but happens to be a B2B marketing guru. She has a history of helping to bring start-ups to success and assisting large corporations to launch new products. April is currently the CEO of Sprint.ly, an agile project management tool, and the founder of Rocket Launch Marketing.
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Part 3: Guy Kawasaki says Elon Musk is the New Steve Jobs | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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http://www.canva.com http://www.aqblogandgrill.com Guy Kawasaki joins Alan once again to talk about how technology has democratized so many industries, from design to commerce to knowledge, and to talk about his new role of Evangelist at Canva. He also takes a few minutes to discuss why Elon Musk is the new Steve Jobs, and what his impressions are of Richard Branson and Virgin Airlines. Guy also divulges who has influenced him the most over the last few years as the wrote his hit books The Art of the Start and Enchantment. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
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Part 1: Keys to Running a Successful Restaurant | Jody Palubiski | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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Part 2: Attracting and Retaining Great Employees http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7_c5uMZQ9cE&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv Part 3: When Things go Bad in Business & Choosing to be Great http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSQCjofvr_c&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv Part 4: Future Trends in the Restaurant Industry http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3gZsmjdSctI&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv http://www.aqblogandgrill.com Restauranteur Jody Palubiski chats with Alan about what makes many restaurants so successful. He discusses how as Managing Partner of the Charcoal Group he values having face to face interaction with guests. Their success is closely tied to building relationships with those guests and within the community. The Charcoal Group includes Charcoal Steakhouse, Del Dente, Moose Winooski's, Wildcraft, The Bauer Kitchen and Beertown in locations all over Ontario. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
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Lee Odden | TopRank Marketing | #UFX2016 | Off The Grill
 
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Uberflip provided an exceptional experience with #UFX2016 where we broadened our content creating minds! We ran into marketing mastermind Lee Odden after his keynote and grabbed a few words. Enjoy! || http://www.toprankmarketing.com/ || http://www.aqblogandgrill.com/ || https://twitter.com/aqbloggrill
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Ann Handley Part 1: Everybody Writes | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Ann Handley is a veteran of creating and managing digital content to build relationships for organizations and individuals. Ann is the author of the Wall Street Journal bestseller Everybody Writes: Your Go-To Guide to Creating Ridiculously Good Content (September 2014, Wiley) She is the Chief Content Officer of MarketingProfs; a columnist for Entrepreneur magazine; a LinkedIn Influencer; a keynote speaker, mom, and writer Ann talk with Alan about how all entrepreneurs are writers and how we can all be storytellers. She talks about her new book and she "hates writing, but loves to have written"
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Finding Business Success Through Content Marketing | Joe Pulizzi | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Back in 2007, unaware of the incoming economic recession, Joe Pulizzi left his successful career with Penton Media to embark on a journey of entrepreneurship. Joe had no product to sell, but with the help of inspiring messages from authors like Stephen Covey and Napoleon Hill, he wrote out his goals and began developing an audience. Every day Joe blogged, and after a few years he managed to compile a database of over 10,000 email subscribers. It was only then that he decided to develop products and services to sell to his trusting followers. There are many lessons to take from this, but the number one is that if you build an audience and become their trusted source of information, you can establish a successful business based on that audience’s needs. Joe outlines much of this in his bestselling book, “Content Inc.”, one of the topics in this episode of AQ’s Blog & Grill. Alan and Joe break down many aspects of a stellar content marketing strategy, debate the future of content marketing, and Joe shares his inspirations for writing Content Inc. By the way, since you’ve been reading this, another 1,000+ blogs have been launched on the internet. How will you stand out among them? About Our Guest Joe Pulizzi is a bestselling author, a world-renowned keynote speaker, and the founder of the Content Marketing Institute. Joe can often be found at the top of Content Marketing Influencer lists from publishers like Entrepreneur and Newscred. He is known for being one of the founders of the content marketing movement, using the term way back in 2001 when the internet was still a toddler. Joe has built his business, the Content Marketing Institute, from a small, daily content-focused blog to a world-leading media company that publishes an ongoing magazine and hosts the largest content marketing event in the world.
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The Future of Content Marketing | B2B Marketing Insider Author Michael Brenner | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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0:40 - It's always been about content 2:24 - What does SAP do? 4:08 - Demonstrating ROI, and the trick to doing so 5:06 - Difference being a thought leader vs a content creator 6:22 - Thought leaders Michael follows 8:26 - Future of content marketing and social media In this episode of AQ’s Blog & Grill, Michael Brenner, VP of Marketing and Content Strategy at SAP, discusses the past, present and future of content marketing. Is this simply a faze, or has content marketing merely transformed as social media came into play? Michael talks about the difference between effective and non-effective content, and provides tips to marketers looking to prove ROI on content marketing. He discusses what makes a great thought-leader and the top three thought-leaders he is following right now. Michael and Alan also chat about what might happen in the future with content marketing and social media. Michael Brenner is currently head of strategy at NewsCred and previously Vice President, Marketing and Content Strategy at SAP. He is a results-driven, strategic marketing executive with more than 20 years of experience in marketing and sales. He is also a frequent speaker at marketing and leadership events, and a contributor to The Economist, Forbes, The Guardian, and blogger at B2B Marketing Insider.
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Angela Onuora | A Broadcasting Journey From Nigeria to Canada
 
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In this episode, broadcasting personality Angela Onuora joins Alan to discuss the shifts she has experienced in moving to Canada from Nigeria. In Nigeria, Angela became a popular TV host, actor and radio personality. She discusses her popular radio show, "We Women", and how it was the first ever talk-radio show in Nigeria. "We Women" dealt with serious women's issues such as rape, divorce and domestic violence. Angela shares how she grew her fanbase and how she brought a bit of lightness to such dark material. In 2014, Angela and her family made the move to Canada. She discusses Canadian culture shocks and the opportunities she has found here to expand her knowledge and grow her career. About Our Guest Angela Onuora is a broadcasting personality, screenwriter and media developer from Abuja, Nigeria. In 2014, she moved to Canada to grow her media company, Izureel Concepts. Angela is a graduate of Obafemi Awolowo University with a BSc. (Hons) degree in Estate Management.
Views: 790 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 2: 3D Print Latex, Silicone, Clay, Icing, Wood filler and more! | Structur3d Printing
 
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Watch Part 1 - How these Makers are Revolutionizing 3D Printing here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8p1xRUgW7Jw&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2XM6lp5R099SUgDO5tyibv http://www.structur3dprinting.com http://www.aqblogandgrill.com Mainstream 3D Printing is about to explode, but what if you want to print things other than plastic? Using your existing 3D printer, the Discov3ry Add-on lets you print with icing sugar, Latex, Silicone, Clay, Wood filler and more! Entrepreneurs Charles Mire and Andrew Finkle sit down with Alan to talk about how their startup, Struct3d Printing, is revolutionizing a this budding industry. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki and Gary Vaynerchuk there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
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Increasing Workplace Productivity Through Positivity | Plasticity’s Jim & Jennifer Moss | AQ's Blog
 
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Want to know how to increase productivity and creativity in the workplace, and get the most out of your employees? Entrepreneurs Jim and Jennifer Moss of Plasticity talk about the impact of positive psychology in business. Businesses that develop a positive corporate culture increase everything from employee engagement and productivity to motivation, creativity and innovation. They also discuss their startup, Plasticity, what it is like working in an accelerator or incubator program, and what life for your startup is like after you graduate. Jim and Jennifer Moss are the co-founder of Plasticity, a platform that uses positive psychology to understand employee sentiment, develop happy highly engaged teams, and build successful organizations. The inspiration for their business came after Jim suffered with and eventually overcame Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder in which the body’s immune system attacks the nerves.
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How Technology is Enabling Customized Work Experiences | Kiite's Joseph Fung | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Joseph Fung understands that hard work, sweat and tears plays a role in startups, but putting yourself out there is a huge factor in success. After consulting with an advisor at Waterloo’s Communitech, Joseph found success with his first startup, TribeHR. He went on to sell TribeHR to Netsuite, the first major chapter in his road to serial entrepreneurship. Joseph joins Alan today to share the lessons he's learned along the way and the new business venture he has taken on, Kiite. Joseph and Alan discuss the changing landscape of the workforce and how technology can enable a new mode of employment. Joseph shares how Kiite's sales-enabling technology provides employees access to information on their own terms. Joseph also touches on how philanthropic activities as an organization can open the door to a happier, more diverse workforce.
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Part 2: What is a Brand? | Alan Quarry on AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Part 1: Real-Life Mad Men http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kDd9ky4oTIc&feature=share&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2TynWJA3KkgU6MwavXFwiB&index=13 Part 3: The Death of Marketing, The Future is Branding - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0VSjVIWJPA&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2TynWJA3KkgU6MwavXFwiB&index=14 00:12 - Every Business needs to Innovate 01:09 - Failing Forward is a type of Innovation 02:00 - You can't fear Big Data 02:57 - What is a Brand? http://www.aqblogandgrill.com Chief Learning Officer at Quarry Integrated Communications and host of AQ's Blog and Grill, Alan Quarry, is in the hot seat and discusses his business mantra "Innovate or Die". All companies to think like a startup, learn to be agile and be willing to fail. He also discusses Big Data and how it is not the key to modern marketing, knowledge is the key. Alan also answers the question "What is a Brand?". Brand image is a promise made, brand equity is promise kept. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 960 AQ's Blog & Grill
Randy Frisch | Uberflip | #UFX2016 | Off The Grill
 
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Uberflip provided an exceptional experience with #UFX2016 where we broadened our content creating minds! During the event we were able to snag a few comments from COO and co-founder, Randy Frisch. Enjoy! || http://www.uberflip.com/ || http://www.aqblogandgrill.com/ || https://twitter.com/aqbloggrill
Views: 116 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 1: Jeff Gadway of Vidyard | Why Your Marketing Strategy Needs Video | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Jeff Gadway, Director of Product Marketing at Vidyard, joins Alan to discuss the success of Vidyard and how it can help your business achieve a successful video marketing strategy. Jeff speaks about the major differences between working in his previous position at Blackberry, and working in the much smaller company, Vidyard. Jeff talks to Alan about how important video is to a businesses marketing strategy, and how Vidyard uses rich analytics to help companies use video to drive revenue. He discusses what makes great video content and the different types of video that can be used throughout the sales funnel, and also shares what is next for Vidyard.
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Part 1: Real-Life Mad Men | Alan Quarry on Life at an Ad Agency | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Part 2: What is a Brand? - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ASK-i9WNDuk&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2TynWJA3KkgU6MwavXFwiB&index=12 Part 3: The Death of Marketing, The Future is Branding - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S0VSjVIWJPA&list=PL5m4ZrZIbUg2TynWJA3KkgU6MwavXFwiB&index=14 00:22 - How Realistic is Mad Men? 01:39 - Building a Team, not a Company 02:54 - Becoming a Stable Company, without Growing Complacent http://www.aqblogandgrill.com Alan Quarry, Chief Learning Officer at Quarry Integrated Communications and host of AQ's Blog and Grill, is in the hot seat and discusses what it was like in the 60's for the Mad Men. He talks about the glory years of creativity in advertising, where creatives strived to create art, not advertising. Alan talks about Quarry's culture and their philosophy to create a team, not a company. He also shares valuable insight on growing a stable company without growing complacent. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs! From new-comers like Mike McCauley, who are just making a splash, to veterans like Guy Kawasaki, there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought?
Views: 1377 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part  2: Getting Rid of the 4 P's of Marketing | Bob Lauterborn | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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Integrated Marketing Communications author and guru chats with Alan about shifting to an "outside-in" view from an "inside-out" view. The four P's of marketing are a flawed premise and can be detrimental to your business today!
Views: 112 AQ's Blog & Grill
Steve McCartney | Mentoring Start-ups: The Mistakes and Successes Of Emerging Tech Companies
 
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One of the greatest start-up accelerators in Canada lies in the Waterloo Region. Communitech is nestled in a reclaimed factory building and is home to over 350 emerging companies. Our guest, Steve McCartney is the VP of Start-up Services at this powerful hub. Steve came to the AQ studio to tell us a bit about the business side of running an incubator. Steve walks us through the process of joining Communitech as a start-up, whether coming with an idea, a work in process, or a fully operational product. He explains the funding process, from early stage to venture capital and discusses big mistakes he has witnessed in young emerging companies. Steve remarks on the common denominator found in successful start-ups and how growing companies can find and keep talent. The Waterloo Region has become a mecca for technology start-ups and Steve credits this to the collaborative nature rarely found elsewhere, especially in metropolitan areas. “No one has ever said no to helping a young company when asked,” Steve states. About Our Guest Steve McCartney is the Vice President of Start-up Services at Communitech, where he is responsible for the growth and development of startup-focused programming. Steve is also the Director and Chair at Energy Plus and Bering Media Inc. He is very involved in helping emerging technology companies find growth and success in the Waterloo Region and Toronto.
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Part 1: The Future of Advertising | Edward Boches | AQ's Blog and Grill
 
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With over 35 years in the advertising world, thought leader Edward Boches joins Alan Quarry on AQ’s Blog & Grill to discuss the evolution of advertising. Edward is currently a professor of advertising at Boston University and previously Chief Creative Officer and Chief Innovation Officer at Mullen Advertising. The advertising world is very demanding, and as new digital technologies and social media come into play, advertisers need to work hard to keep up. Boches discusses how to earn attention as a brand, how the advertising landscape has changed dramatically over the years, and what you can do as an as agency to avoid falling behind.
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Entrepreneur Success Part 1: Revolutionizing the Wine Industry | Poet | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Startup Poet has created an app platform for wineries to create an interactive tasting experience for their customers. Poet founders also chat with about how they got their start and how two non-technical guys ended up creating an app.
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Kurtis McBride | Building Smart Cities with Agile, Data-Based Solutions | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Entrepreneurship is usually focused on solving problems and the story of Miovision does not stray from that mentality. As a co-op student from the University of Waterloo, Kurtis McBride spent weekends manually counting cars at intersections. The common entrepreneurial phrase eventually crept through his mind – “There needs to be a better way.” Now, over a decade later, Kurtis’ company Miovision has reached global success in smart cities by creating agile solutions on top of city data. Alan and Kurtis discuss smart city concepts – from top-down, large vendor solutions to bottom-up, little-point solutions. One of the keys to Miovision’s success has been developing a balanced team with complementary skills and personalities. Kurtis also credits the Region of Waterloo and their pay-it-forward culture that allowed Kurtis and his team to receive the advice they needed to keep growing. “Being naïve as an entrepreneur is actually an asset,” Kurtis states when asked his advice for emerging entrepreneurs. “The fact that you don’t know that the thing you’re going to do is impractical and challenging … gives you the confidence to go out and do it.” Kurtis also shares what’s next for Miovision as they continue their world domination. About Our Guest Kurtis McBride is the co-founder and CEO of Miovision Technologies Inc. located in Kitchener, Ontario. Miovision develops video- and web-based technologies to help traffic consultants and municipal governments reduce the cost of collecting, analyzing and reporting accurate traffic data. Kurtis holds a Masters of Systems Design from the University of Waterloo with a specialization in computer vision. In 2013, Kurtis received the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award from the Greater Kitchener-Waterloo Chamber of Commerce.
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Staying Innovative in a Tech Startup | Young Entrepreneur  VidYard Michael Litt | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Watch Michael's full episode here: http://youtu.be/7selBUGXNFU http://www.aqblogandgrill.com http://www.vidyard.com Michael Litt, founder of VidYard, talks about his role as as a tech start up CEO. His responsibilities are to maintain culture, stay innovative and make sure there is money in the bank. Welcome to AQ's Blog and Grill where each week Alan Quarry dishes up the best in interviews with entrepreneurs from new comers like Mike McCauley who are just making a splash to veterans like Guy Kawasaki there is plenty to learn and discover when it comes to the world of startups. So why not join us for a little fast food for thought? About VidYard: We're passionate about taking video to new heights If you're creating marketing videos, chances are you're also looking for a way to measure their impact on revenue. Beyond tracking your video's total number of views, Vidyard reveals who's watching your content, and for how long with detailed viewer analytics and engagement data; we give you all the details you need to enable your sales team with more qualified leads. With Vidyard, you can embed video in your website with a branded player, view real time attention span data, share videos to social networks (including full YouTube channel management), create calls to action, split-test your splash screens, and pump all of your data directly into your marketing automation contact records. We deliver an outstanding video marketing platform that allows you to see exactly how viewers interact with your content so that you can amplify, modify, and improve your video marketing based on measurable criteria. Transform viewers into customers with the power of Vidyard.
Views: 210 AQ's Blog & Grill
Part 3: The Most Important Attributes of an Entrepreneur | Jessica Chalk | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Jessica Chalk, co-founder of Traffic Soda, chats with Alan about the need for passion in entrepreneurship, while also listening to your market and surrounding yourself with mentors who can help you. Jessica also talks about the need to take calculated risks and to not lose your spontaneity as a business owner.
Views: 1106 AQ's Blog & Grill
Elon Musk Inspires and Influences Thalmic Labs' CEO Stephen Lake | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Watch Stephen's full episode here: http://youtu.be/K0ZsDbAfqBA http://www.aqblogandgrill.com https://www.thalmic.com/ Entrepreneur Founder and CEO Stephen Lake speaks with Alan Quarry on AQ's Blog & Grill about his inspiration and influences, including Elon Musk, as he builds a revolutionary wearable technology business.
Views: 557 AQ's Blog & Grill
Plum is the Moneyball for Hiring | Plum.io Co-Founder Caitlin MacGregor | AQ's Blog & Grill
 
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Plum.io co-founder Caitlin MacGregor joins Alan to discuss her start-up which is revolutionizing the way organizations hire. Plum, a software program, allows employers to screen candidates at the beginning of the hiring process. This significantly reduces time spent reading resumes, interviewing the wrong candidates and training hires that don’t fit. Employers can gain a competitive advantage. By using Plum's big data and analytics it produces a scientifically-proven method of predicting future outcomes. They screen for three key attributes: personality, problem solving and social effectiveness. The software even helped the start-up find their co-founder! Job seekers can use Plum too. It's free to take the Plum Discovery Assessment and use the customized results to promote your attributes and abilities. It's a unique way stand out from the rest of the job market. Caitlin MacGregor is the Founder and CEO of Plum.io, a pre-employment assessment took and hiring solution that identifies job applicants with the highest potential and matches them to a company’s culture. Caitlin has lead Plum.io to winning the 2015 Gold Stevie International Business Award for Best New Product/Service for Human Capital Management Solutions.
Views: 481 AQ's Blog & Grill