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A podcast for entrepreneurs, innovators and startups. The Story hosts: Michael Andrews and Grayson Miller interview Canada's community of entrepreneurs and makers.

It's the Story Harley Oliver

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A podcast for entrepreneurs, innovators and startups. The Story hosts: Michael Andrews and Grayson Miller interview Canada's community of entrepreneurs and makers.

    Episode #12 - Cathy Fernandes: Founding a National Integrated Media Company

    Episode #12 - Cathy Fernandes: Founding a National Integrated Media Company

    As CEO of Jones Media, Cathy Fernandes fuses the values and visions of a national digital sales organization with a passion to encourage and educate young women in their pursuit to break glass ceilings.

    With national experience in building digital sales and executing massive changes in the publishing landscape, Cathy has been an integral part in how organizations adapted over the years. She is an authority in market trends and consumer behaviours, as noted on the many panels and events she’s spoken on.

    Cathy was born and raised in Toronto, Canada and got her professional start at Rogers Media in sales. Her work history is impressive as she built her way up the media corporate ladder, successfully becoming VP, National Sales at Quebecor Media and President & COO at Zoom Media Canada. Her extensive experience and learnings guided her to build her own company, Jones Media in 2013.

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Episode #11 - Shane Vitaly: Starting a Global Fashion Business

    Episode #11 - Shane Vitaly: Starting a Global Fashion Business

    Shane has demonstrated a strong entrepreneurial track record not only with Vitaly, but also with previous ventures including a successful event-management company. Today, Shane has grown Vitaly into a business that employs 50 staff and generates annual revenue of over $10 million. His unique ability to identify trends, coupled with his strong design expertise, are the hallmarks of Vitaly’s continued success.

    • 1 hr 13 min
    Episode #10 - Shir Andrews: Starting an Ethical Engagement Manufacturing Company

    Episode #10 - Shir Andrews: Starting an Ethical Engagement Manufacturing Company

    Shir Andrews is the founder and owner of Ring Come True, a private Moissanite jewellery company that specializes in designing and manufacturing fully custom engagement rings out of precious metals and ethical gemstones. Her business began in early 2017 and has since reached the million dollar sales milestone, all through organic social growth, authentic sales practices and a strong focus on superior customer service.

    • 53 min
    Episode #9 - Justin Mob: Developing digital marketing services for Toronto surgeons and dentists

    Episode #9 - Justin Mob: Developing digital marketing services for Toronto surgeons and dentists

    The art of the hustle is something Justin Mob knows well. His hard work and creative ways of solving problems have to lead to his early success. Grayson and Michael Sit down with Justin to discover how he started a digital company through pure hustle.

    • 46 min
    Episode #8: Adam Weitner - Building your own studio and brand in Toronto

    Episode #8: Adam Weitner - Building your own studio and brand in Toronto

    Creating your own studio is something that many people dream about but
    never get the chance to do. Michael and Grayson sit down with Adam Weitner
    founder of AstroLabs to get the ins and outs of the process of building
    your own studio and brand in Toronto

    Episode #7: Chef Trevor Lui - Growing a restaurant empire in Toronto/Montreal

    Episode #7: Chef Trevor Lui - Growing a restaurant empire in Toronto/Montreal

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    Podcast produced by Projects Harley Oliver

    Hosts: Grayson Miller, Michael Andrews
    Produced by: Ben Leoni

    Music sourced through Youtube Music
    Music Credits:

    Come on Intro: Coyote Hearing
    Otis McMusic Intro: Otis McDonald
    Ever Felt: Otis McDonald

    Intro Music Mixed by: Grayson Miller

    • 1 hr 12 min

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