21 episodes

Podcast by Teed Saunders Doyle

Pleasure Doing Business - the podcast Teed Saunders Doyle

    • Business
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

Podcast by Teed Saunders Doyle

    Episode 21: Greg Hemmings of Hemmings House and The Boiling Point podcast

    Episode 21: Greg Hemmings of Hemmings House and The Boiling Point podcast

    Episode 21: Greg Hemmings of Hemmings House and The Boiling Point podcast by Teed Saunders Doyle

    • 44 min
    Episode 20: Dave Veale of Vision Coaching and The Boiling Point Podcast

    Episode 20: Dave Veale of Vision Coaching and The Boiling Point Podcast

    “Business is a platform to do good.” — Dave Veale

    Dave runs Vision Coaching Inc. and is co-host of the wildly popular Saint John-based podcast The Boiling Point. This Yukoner-turned-Maritimer is one dynamic dude and in this conversation opens up about the rewards and challenges of starting up and running an executive and leadership coaching business for the last 15 years. You can see Dave live at the next Boiling Point Process event coming up in Moncton on November 1.

    TSD-SJ manager Keith McQueen joins in as guest-host.

    Listen in to this episode to learn:

    -About our featured craft beer: Sgt Robb Costello Memorial Oktoberfest (Picaroons Traditional Ales, Fredericton, NB)
    -The difference between mentorship and coaching
    -How the book the "Art of Possibility" impacted Dave's entrepreneurial journey
    -The cool places Dave has delivered his "Using Coaching to Lead" workshop
    -What he learned from a former hockey teammate turned NHL superstar and head coach
    -His connection to the current head coach of the Edmonton Oilers
    -How business gives you a platform to do good
    -About the 4-step Boiling Point Process
    -Dave's favourite Robin Sharma quote
    -How Dave came up with the idea for the Million Dollar Pledge
    -And much more...

    • 1 hr 3 min
    Tanya Chapman of The Chapman Group

    Tanya Chapman of The Chapman Group

    Episode #19: Tanya Chapman of The Chapman Group

    “What I love about my business is that I work with like-minded individuals and businesses who are very committed to growing the socio-economic conditions of the province of New Brunswick. Every day I get up inspired to do that.” — Tanya Chapman

    Tanya is founder of The Chapman Group, a strategic management consulting company specializing in developing human resource strategies and plans, facilitating change and building learning and leadership programs. In this insightful interview, Tanya gives a TON of value to listeners by sharing key learnings from her years of experience working with business owners on strategy, leadership, performance management, culture and much more. 

    TSD-SJ partner Andrew Logan joins in for a repeat guest-host appearance on PDB.

    Listen in to this episode to learn:

    -About our featured craft beer: Legere Corner Honey Ale (Cavok Brewing Co., Dieppe, NB)
    -What was Dieppe called before it was called Dieppe?
    -How good consulting can improve the future of the province
    -The #1 mistake most small business owners make in running their business
    -Why you have to "start with why" when looking to improve your business
    -If you are in the "Founder's Trap"
    -If Tanya can sing like Tracy Chapman
    -What cool gift Tanya was presented with for being a guest on the show
    -How business owners can improve their leadership skills - and those of others in their organization
    -What to do if your company's culture isn't quite what you'd like it to be
    -Culture or strategy - which is most important for your business?
    -What Tanya loves about her business...and what frustrates her most
    -Focusing on the Three Ps
    -How to close the "stress cycle" every day
    -And much more...

    • 46 min
    Derek Chaisson of Night Puck Technology Inc.

    Derek Chaisson of Night Puck Technology Inc.

    Episode 18: Derek Chaisson of Night Puck Technology Inc.

    In this wide-ranging interview, Derek shares the twists and turns of the Night Puck story so far, and in doing so provides keen insights and learnings for all start ups - all entrepreneurs for that matter. Derek is an amazingly articulate and savvy young entrepreneur who, in his words, started a scrappy business and wants to turn it into something special.

    TSD-SJ manager Keith McQueen joins in the convo for a repeat guest-host appearance on the PDB.

    Listen in to this episode to learn:

    -What is a bantam?
    -How to systematically de-risk a start up
    -His strategy for financing the business
    -Importance of having a conservative, logical business plan
    -The #1 mistake the business made at the outset
    -For those so inclined…a crash course in Physics 101
    -How to sift through all of the advice (solicited and unsolicited) new entrepreneurs receive
    -When to take the leap from the “security” of a steady job to start a new business
    -How Derek came to be a Canucks fan…and what he thinks of their chances this year
    -Plans for the gamification of Night Puck
    -The “problems” that Night Puck solves for hockey parents
    -What Derek does for fun inside and outside his business
    -What he is most excited about in looking at the future of Night Puck

    Quotable: “I want to see a piece of hardware that we built from the ground up be successful in the marketplace. That first dollar of revenue is our first ticket on our license to legally be able to experiment for the rest of our lives.” — Derek Chaisson

    Featured craft beer: Bantam American Pale Ale (Long Bay Brewery, Rothesay, NB)

    • 57 min
    Jeff Alpaugh on the ups and downs of his entrepreneurial journey (so far...)

    Jeff Alpaugh on the ups and downs of his entrepreneurial journey (so far...)

    Episode 17: Conversation with fashion entrepreneur Jeff Alpaugh of Jeff Alpaugh Custom, maker of the World's Most Dangerous Dress Shirts.

    Jeff is the first repeat guest on the PDB (first appearance: Episode 4) and provides an interesting update on his entrepreneurial journey since striking a deal on the Dragon's Den. Jeff opens up about the ups and downs of entrepreneurship, lessons learned in scaling the business and raising capital, and the importance of building a great team around him. All business owners -- startup or seasoned -- will get a ton of value from Jeff's candid insights in this interview. And you'll have a few laughs too!

    In this show Jeff and Andy discuss:

    -the ups and downs of entrepreneurship
    -why Jeff feels he's just getting to Day 1 after 3.5 years in business
    -Dangerous Socks...you not only can wear them with suits and jeans...you can run marathons in them...seriously!
    -NBA Finals predictions...see if Jeff and Andy (and Mayor Mike) got it right
    -Jeff's favourite book on entrepreneurship
    -what Jeff considers the best clothing logo/brand of all time
    -the history and future of retail and the fashion industry
    -Jeff's plans for expanding the company's retail footprint
    -which Ontario city will be home to the newest Jeff Alpaugh Custom retail store
    -where the first U.S. store will be
    -Jeff's favourite PDB episodes so far
    -the importance of a positive mindset, and focusing on the joy of the journey
    -will Jeff be the Billy Madison of business school?
    -Jack Benson Alpaugh...the newest member of the JAC family

    Quotable: "I could talk about the future of retail and clothing forever, and it almost frustrates me how much people are like 'retail is dying' and they don't see that we are on the cusp of a big revolutionary curve." -- Jeff Alpaugh

    Featured craft beer:  King West American IPA (King West Brewing Company, Fredericton, NB)

    • 51 min
    Wendy MacDermott: impact investing for small business

    Wendy MacDermott: impact investing for small business

    Episode 16: Conversation with Wendy McDermott of the United Way of Saint John, Kings, and Charlotte, about how the UW can partner with SMEs to provide impact-focused investing in the community.

    Wendy is a total rock star whose mantra is to bring people together to solve tough problems. This podcast will be a valuable listen for all businesses that want to do good in their community but who may need a little help figuring out the best way to go about that.

    Keith McQueen, TSD SJ's United Way campaign leader and boxing coach, joins in the convo and makes a stellar first appearance on PDB.

    Listen in to learn about:

    --measuring social returns on your community investment
    --how to engage in strategic philanthropy
    --the UW's innovative "Million Dollar Pledge", and its founding members
    --how social investing is good for business
    --how Milltown is New Brunswick's petrie dish of social innovation
    --values-based alignment for purchasing goods and services
    --driving a performance culture in the non-profit sector
    --the AMAZING Songs of the City event you have to check out

    Quotable: "We never really start a conversation with a business talking about a donation. We talk about what impact does that company want to have in the community. What is the cause that matters to them, to their employees, to their customers?" -- Wendy McDermott

    Featured craft beer: Dooryard English Wheat Ale (Picaroons Traditional Ales, Fredericton, NB)

    • 52 min

Customer Reviews

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Fun!!

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When will there be more?

Great conversations with interesting people!

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