43 episodes

Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them.

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Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them.

    Why entrepreneurs should pro-actively plan for their financial future

    Why entrepreneurs should pro-actively plan for their financial future

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 43 Heather is joined by Tanya Michel, founder and CEO of TM Financial and Business Advisory, an advisory firm specializing in providing quality protection and insurance coverage in Grand Prairie, Alberta. In this episode, Heather chats with Tanya about her entrepreneurial journey from soccer mom to building her own insurance brokerage. More information about TM Financial and Business Advisory can be found at www.tmfinancial.org.

    • 30 min
    How crowdfunding is helping women entrepreneurs win the capital raising game

    How crowdfunding is helping women entrepreneurs win the capital raising game

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 42, Heather is joined by Anita Kemp and Dr. Amanda Williams, members of the Women Entrepreneurship Knowledge Hub (WEKH) Alberta Team working out of Mount Royal University. WEKH is an organization that shares research and resources on women entrepreneurs in Canada. WEKH is made up of 10 regional hubs including a network of over 250 organizations, reaching more than 100,000 women entrepreneurs. In this episode, Anita Kemp and Dr. Amanda Williams discuss a recent report they co-authored about the state of women entrepreneurship and a focus on how women entrepreneurs are utilizing crowd funding to raise capital. More information about the report can be found by https://wekh.ca/research/disrupting-capital-through-the-crowd/ (clicking this link) and more information about WEKH can be found at http://www.wekh.ca/ (www.wekh.ca).

    • 52 min
    How entrepreneurs can seek professional expertise in a manageable way

    How entrepreneurs can seek professional expertise in a manageable way

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode41, Heather is joined by Vicki Neilsen, founder of Wayfinder Financial Solutions, a company on a mission to help businesses do well while becoming a force for positive change. Vicki chats with Heather about how she helps her clients design businesses that last, taking care of details and tasks that are not their core expertise so they can focus on what they do best. More information can be found at www.wayfinderfinancial.ca

    • 32 min
    Why businesses should leverage digital storytelling to engage their customers

    Why businesses should leverage digital storytelling to engage their customers

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 40, Heather is joined by Kristy Wolfe, owner of Kristy Wolfe Photography and one of the leaders at Wolfe Pack Warriors Foundation, a foundation representing the philanthropic efforts of Wolfe Automotive Group, a company founded in Alberta in 1921. Kristy talks about the importance of digital storytelling and how organizations can leverage the medium to grow engagement with their audiences. More information can be found at http://www.wolfepackwarriors.com/ (www.wolfepackwarriors.com) and http://www.kristywolfephotography.com/ (www.kristywolfephotography.com).

    • 37 min
    How entrepreneurs can stand out in a crowded marketplace

    How entrepreneurs can stand out in a crowded marketplace

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 39, Heather is joined by Jovana Prica, owner and president of UNI+KONCEPT Inc., a boutique fashion retailer for women with the goal to design a space that feels welcoming and aesthetically pleasing but with a unique 1:1 shopping approach. Jovana is also founder of Silkzees, a design and manufacturing company of fitted sheets for baby bassinets and nurseries. Jovana talks about her entrepreneurial journey that has led her to the world of fashion and design. More information can be found at https://www.silkzees.com (https://www.silkzees.com) and https://www.uni-koncept.com (https://www.uni-koncept.com)

    • 32 min
    Driving your entrepreneurial journey through purpose and passion

    Driving your entrepreneurial journey through purpose and passion

    Join Heather Barnhouse, Partner in our Edmonton office, as she explores women in leadership and entrepreneurship, and the ecosystem that supports them. In episode 38, Heather is joined by Andrea Reindl, founder of Legacy Creative, an agency set up to help visionaries take their ideas and turn them into reality. Andrea talks about her entrepreneurial journey that has led her to the world of marketing and business strategy. More information can be found at https://dementiaassociation.ca/ (https://www.legacycreative.com)

    • 30 min

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