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"A little bit of something for everyone". A chat on personal and career growth that includes culture, inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, physical and mental health, and sometimes just fun with music and sports, amoung other topics that foster forward-focused conversation to help people connect.

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"A little bit of something for everyone". A chat on personal and career growth that includes culture, inclusion, diversity, anti-racism, physical and mental health, and sometimes just fun with music and sports, amoung other topics that foster forward-focused conversation to help people connect.

    Stanley Cup Champion Ryan Walter on Leadership, Go on a Rollercoaster with Musical Guest Laura Keating, Documentarian Sam Cistaro on the Soo Greyhounds, 4 Fans Talk Leafs, Habs, Kyle Beach, & Franklin McKay shares NEW Christmas Classic song!

    Stanley Cup Champion Ryan Walter on Leadership, Go on a Rollercoaster with Musical Guest Laura Keating, Documentarian Sam Cistaro on the Soo Greyhounds, 4 Fans Talk Leafs, Habs, Kyle Beach, & Franklin McKay shares NEW Christmas Classic song!

    1. Leadership with Stanley Cup Champion Ryan Walter - Explore Leadership from the eyes of a professional hockey player and coach with a perspective on blame, language, culture, attitude, faith, mental strength, championship habits, resiliency, performance, and experience. as he gives inside tidbits on his time with the Montreal Canadiens, Washington Capitals, and beyond.

    Web Site: https://ryanwalter.com
    Other Links: Short Shifts with Ryan Walter

    2. Musical Guest, Canadian Folk Artist Laura Keating - Get up close and personal with Laura as she shares insights on her debut album "Let Me Tell You" and shares a few songs with us. She takes us on a journey from her early days as a child and her love for music to experiences in adulthood as she perseveres and finds comfort in song and lyrics that you can connect your own experiences to.

    Web Site: https://laurakeatingmusic.com
    Other Links: YouTube | Bandcamp | Facebook | E-mail: mailto:laurakeating.music@gmail.com |

    3. Documentarian Sam Cistaro on the 50th Anniversary of the Soo Greyhounds - Learn about "Hound Power" and how it contributed to the hockey culture in Sault Ste. Maria, Ontario, a northern community that sits on the border with it's American sister city, Soo Michigan and is the gateway from east to west in the province. Home to the Soo Greyhounds, Sam meets and captures experiences of past players and executives who have moved on to NHL and other careers in this exclusive celebration.

    Web Site: https://houndpower50.com

    4. 4 Fans Talk Sports - Join Brian, Roland, Clark, and Guido as they chat about the Chicago Blackhawks and Kyle Beach, why the HABS and LEAFS started off slow, COVID19 and NHL Player defiance,  and the success of Alex Anthopolous and the Atlanta Braves. You can also read a supporting article on Panic or Patience when it comes to sports, through Guido's article blog.

    Link: https://guidopiraino.com/blog


    5. Franklin McKay with a New Song : "Christmas Ain't The Same (Without You)" - A song that is being talked about as a New Christmas Classic doesn't disappoint! Have a listen and then grab your own copy for your personal library!

    Song Link: https://franklinmckay.hearnow.com
    Other Links: FaceBook | Twitter 
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    • 2 hr 59 min
    Mindfulness Meditation with Fred Pitt, Spirits & Tarot Card Readings with Kimberley, No Let Down with Musical Guests Latchkey, while Quantum Jukebox defines No Love, My Tips on Interviews, Misinformation, & 4 Fans talk best NHL Captain!

    Mindfulness Meditation with Fred Pitt, Spirits & Tarot Card Readings with Kimberley, No Let Down with Musical Guests Latchkey, while Quantum Jukebox defines No Love, My Tips on Interviews, Misinformation, & 4 Fans talk best NHL Captain!

    1. Mindfulness Meditation & Coaching with Fred Pitt - Fred explains what mindfulness is, how easy it is to incorporate into your every day routine for a healthier you, and takes you through your own session, right here on the podcast! You can follow up with Fred on his site, Mind The Gap!
    Mind The Gap2. Spirits & Tarot Cards explored with Kimberley Clement - Kimberley talks about how she channels spirits through dreams and other mediums and does a unique card reading for me and you, while explaining symbols, charms, spirit animals, signs, and more! If you want to learn more or contact her, reach out to her Facebook page, Graceful Guidance. 
    Graceful Guidance
    3.  Musical Guest: Latchkey - This Ontario Canada based bad rocks us out with two of their songs, "Let Down" and "California". You can check out the rest of their music across several platforms, links included below:
    Latchkey BandcampLatchkey YouTubeLatchkey on Spotify4. Musical Guest: Quantum Jukebox - Carl Korytko gives us a unique sound experience and just a taste of some cool music with his song, "No Love", coming from British Columbia Canada. You can indulge in more of his music through his web site!
    Quantum JukeboxQuantum Jukebox on Spotify5.  Interview Tips: The Other Side of The Interview: Employers Need Help Too - Have a listen to my article on interview tips for employers and candidates! Advice on 5 things you can do to have a better interview, listen to what to look for in a candidate, and the value of authenticity! You can also read or reference the article on my web site or other sources listed below:
    Guido Piraino. COMMedium6. Advice on Misinformation, Disinformation, and facts! - I explore the meaning of these and the impacts through social media in its use of them. Get the facts about spotting both and what you can do to protect yourself and others! You can also read or reference the article on my web site or other sources listed below:
    Guido Piraino. COMMedium
    7. 4 Fans Talk Sports - This month we talk about the best NHL Captain ever,  HABS, LEAFS, and RED WINGS upcoming season, The Lions, The Blue Jays, and more!
    Recipes At My Table Brings you food prep that is easy and that you can enjoy with family, friends or just yourself. Johnny Prosciutto Our product’s are all 100% naturally cured just like Nonno and Nonna make it!Chasers Fresh Juice 100% Fresh Pressed Plant Based Juice. Juiced & Delivered Fresh Daily. & IcePops Too!Guido Piraino Online Blog A variety and current events opinion blog with a factual focus.

    • 2 hr 53 min
    Residential School Survivor Jackie Fletcher, Artist Chase Stevens gives Another Little Roadside Kiss, Back-2 School & COVID19, 4 Pandemic Waves as a Front Line Worker, Interior Design with Laura Cavallo, & 4 Fans Talk Tony-O, Auston Mathews, & More!

    Residential School Survivor Jackie Fletcher, Artist Chase Stevens gives Another Little Roadside Kiss, Back-2 School & COVID19, 4 Pandemic Waves as a Front Line Worker, Interior Design with Laura Cavallo, & 4 Fans Talk Tony-O, Auston Mathews, & More!

    1. Jackie Fletcher, Residential School Survivor shares her personal experience with us about being taken the Shingwauk Canadian residential school in Sault Ste. Marie, being separated from her family and culture, grave sites, Government & Church, living conditions, forgiveness & healing, her community, and more!
    Parks Canada Shingwauk Residential School ReferencesTRC2. Returning To School & COVID19: I explore the current environment in Ontario with respect to the challenges of returning to school during the pandemic, with a focus on unvaccinated school children, parents, teachers, and what the return to school plan means. You can also read the article I reference on my blog site.
    So What's The Plan? COVID19 & Returning To School In Ontario3. Musical Guest: Chase Stevens joins us with two song introductions to some of his new tunes, "Even Now" and "Another Little Roadside Kiss", while giving insights into the creative process, working with other musicians, meaning behind the lyrics, and more! Chase is a Greater Toronto Area talent, a member of the Nashville Songwriter's Association, and has played with many other professional talents who have supported acts like Bob Seger, Carrie Underwood, and more! His songs are fresh and familiar, catchy, and you'll want them as part of your library!

    Here are some additional links to Chase Stevens for your enjoyment!
    Chase Stevens MusicChase Stevens Spotify Chase Stevens Apple MusicChase Stevens Videos4. 4 Waves of The Pandemic with Front Line Worker Kimberly, who shares her experience providing grocery store services during the pandemic from Wave 1 through today. Listen to the changing behaviours of customers while gaining an understanding from the view of someone providing the services during uncertain times and with gratitude for a supportive employer.

    5. Laura Cavallo on Interior Design, exploring the world of painting and other home design services as she gives us insights on opening a business at the start of the COVID19 pandemic, while sharing her unique idea on making it a welcoming space focused on removing do-it-yourself intimidations for everyone, especially women. She also has a special discount for you as a listener of the podcast, so tune in to find out what that is and how to get it! You can also learn more on her website through the link below. 
    Living Yonge Design6.  4 Fans Talk Sports covering:
    Olympic Stand-Out MomentsTony EspositoMental Health & SportsRenaming Sports FranchisesSuper Bowl predictionsAuston Mathews & EA SportsRecipes At My Table Brings you food prep that is easy and that you can enjoy with family, friends or just yourself. Chasers Fresh Juice 100% Fresh Pressed Plant Based Juice. Juiced & Delivered Fresh Daily. & IcePops Too!Johnny Prosciutto Our product’s are all 100% naturally cured just like Nonno and Nonna make it!

    • 2 hr 59 min
    Canadian Music Producer Mark Zubek, Tania Tuusa will "Get Down To It", Laughter Yoga with Cathy Nesbitt, "Get Lit" with Musical Guest Mystic Fools, Mr. Figlini's Apple, & 4 Fans Talk Sports heats up!

    Canadian Music Producer Mark Zubek, Tania Tuusa will "Get Down To It", Laughter Yoga with Cathy Nesbitt, "Get Lit" with Musical Guest Mystic Fools, Mr. Figlini's Apple, & 4 Fans Talk Sports heats up!

    1. Canadian Music Producer Mark Zubek of ZEDD Records talks about his journey from artist to producer, giving industry insights while sharing his personal connections for an authentic story that can both inspire and teach resilience.

    2. Tania Tuusa shares with us her debut song, "Get Down To It", produced by Mark Zubek and ZEDD Records. This is a catchy fresh tune that you'll want to make part of your play list!

    3. Cathy Nesbitt explores the world of Laughter Yoga as a trained Ambassador. She takes us on an education journey, followed up by an opportunity to try some laughter yoga techniques. Find out how you can build abs using laughter yoga and how you can participate in a free session with her!

    4. Musical Guests: Mystic Fools give us a real treat with 2 songs, "Falling Off The Edge of the World" and "Get Lit". You'll also want to listen in to the song intros which are both raw and fun as band members Geoff and James exchange thoughts on how the songs came to be. The Mystic Fools have opened for other Canadian Bands like Blue Rodeo, April Wine, and Kim Mitchell. Geoff recently performed at the Ed Mirvish Theatre for the musical "Juke Box Hero" based on the music of Foreigner.  You can pick up music and march from the band at the links below!

    Band Camp Music: https://mysticfools.bandcamp.com/releases
    Band Swag: https://www.redbubble.com/people/MysticFools94/shop 

    5. 4 Fans Talk Sports like you do as they get into controversies like the Montreal Canadiens 2021 draft pick Logan Mailloux and the Tampa Bay Lightning's 18 M Over The Cap, while exploring The Olympics, the NBA Finals, EuroCup outcomes, and more! 

    Please also consider taking advantage of a few great offers from sponsors:

    1. Johnny Prosciutto - $25 off your next order when you use the special code found in the podcast.

    2. Chasers Juice -15% iff your next order when you use the special code found in the podcast.

    3. Recipes At My Table - FREE recipes by visiting the link in the podcast.
    Recipes At My Table Brings you food prep that is easy and that you can enjoy with family, friends or just yourself. Chasers Fresh Juice 100% Fresh Pressed Plant Based Juice. Juiced & Delivered Fresh Daily. & IcePops Too!Johnny Prosciutto Our product’s are all 100% naturally cured just like Nonno and Nonna make it!Guido Piraino Online Blog A variety and current events opinion blog with a factual focus. Simulated Fantasy Hockey League Some great hockey wear over at: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/fantasyhockeysim/Tania Tuusa Tania Tuusa & her new single "Get Down To It"Mystic Fools A Toronto band with long-standing delusions of indie-rock grandeur!Cathy's Laughter Yoga Club Laughter Yoga is simple and profound. An exercise routine and complete well-being workout.Zedd Records Canadian Music Producer with end-to-end music service.Support the show (https://paypal.me/guidospodcast?country.x=CA&locale.x=en_US)

    • 2 hr 40 min
    Lynda Peacock on Autism, Musical Guest Ryan Holdsworth gives us Coast Fire, 4 Fans Talk Sports Debut! Article: "I Think You're Missing My Point", and go with me Across The River!

    Lynda Peacock on Autism, Musical Guest Ryan Holdsworth gives us Coast Fire, 4 Fans Talk Sports Debut! Article: "I Think You're Missing My Point", and go with me Across The River!

    Welcome to Summer and while we continue to have fun, we also continue to learn!

    1. Canadian Parent Lynda Peacock from Ontario talks with us about parenting children with autism, identifying, diagnosing, and getting support. Lynda gives fantastic insights and inspiration as she shares her story.

    2. Ryan Holdsworth is our Musical Guest from Welland, Ontario who lets us listen in on Coast Fire as we learn about the COVID-19 born Holdzy Project and his new EP, "Guard Down" available on Sportify https://open.spotify.com/artist/2Us3ZPUkDbI8UlKUEon9rn and iTunes https://music.apple.com/us/album/guard-down-ep/1567833728

    3. 4 Fans Sports Talk - A new segment where Brian, Roland, and Clark join me to chat about things you chat about as fans. In this episode we cover NHL Suspensions, The Officiating Standard in the NHL, Major League Baseballs' new Check The Pitcher rules, Euro Cup,  COVID-19 Mask Protocol in Sports, and the hear us square off in a 4-on-4 segment.

    4.  I Think You're Missing My Point, An opinion article that you can also read on https://guidopiraino.com in the Blog section that focuses on what it means when you say these words to someone and what else might you say instead?!

    5. Another Country, As a music hobbyist, I put together this song that has several vocal layers to it that provide a bridge from road to road as you go on its journey. Its lyrics has geographical roots in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario and Sault Ste. Marie Michigan. As always with any of my musical projects, listen if you wish, enjoy if you can, but always only love. 

    Please also consider taking advantage of a few great offers from sponsors:

    1. Johnny Prosciutto - $25 off your next order when you use the special code found in the podcast.

    2. Chasers Juice -15% iff your next order when you use the special code found in the podcast.

    3. Recipes At My Table - FREE recipes by visiting the link in the podcast. 
    Recipes At My Table Brings you food prep that is easy and that you can enjoy with family, friends or just yourself. Chasers Fresh Juice 100% Fresh Pressed Plant Based Juice. Juiced & Delivered Fresh Daily. & IcePops Too!Simulated Fantasy Hockey League Some great hockey wear over at: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/fantasyhockeysim/Johnny Prosciutto Our product’s are all 100% naturally cured just like Nonno and Nonna make it!

    • 2 hr 15 min
    CBC Producer, Jess Milton of The Vinyl Cafe with Stuart McLean, Great Lakes Surfer Peter Greve, Musical Guests Kaleigh Watts & Frankly Speaking, COVID-19 Freedom of Expression, & Observing 2:15 for Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

    CBC Producer, Jess Milton of The Vinyl Cafe with Stuart McLean, Great Lakes Surfer Peter Greve, Musical Guests Kaleigh Watts & Frankly Speaking, COVID-19 Freedom of Expression, & Observing 2:15 for Tk’emlúps te Secwépemc

    A Canadian June journey as I explore and confront our roots with entertainment, history, nature, song, and expression.

    1. CBC Radio Producer, Jess Milton of The Vinyl Cafe with Stuart McLean shares how she became a producer, some personal moments with Stuart, experiences from the show, new announcements for the summer, and more. https://www.vinylcafe.com

    2. Surfer Peter Greve shares his experience surfing the Great Lakes, what equipment is needed, getting swallowed by a wave, making your own surf board, and all the surfing lingo you need as he credits his surfing contact Vesa from Superior East Board Shop http://www.superioreastboardshop.com with helping him.

    3. Canadian Songbird Kaleigh Watts shares two songs with us as well as insights on their origin as she lets us get up close and personal with Smoke Lake and Ophelia. https://www.kaleighwatts.com

    4. We observe two minutes and 15 seconds for the 215 children of Tk’emlúps te Secwépem, in memory and to serve as a starting point for a journey that we must start towards healing, understanding, and changing. The podcast will have no content for this two minutes and 15 seconds as I invite you to observe this moment. 

    5. I explore a blog essay piece on COVID-19 and Freedom of Expression in this story-time analysis  that looks at beliefs, pandemic information, the medical and science community, conspiracy, and facts. https://guidopiraino.com/blog/2021/05/26/freedom-of-expression-and-the-impact-of-covid-19/ 

    6. Recent winners of the Canadian West Coast Italian Radio Network, Frankly Speaking share their captivating cover of O Sole Mio with us to close the podcast on a high note! https://www.facebook.com/franklyspeakingmusic.ca/ 
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LqEw-75ZEls&fbclid=IwAR0qc8yiY2epeuDXXGdINmqe4WeTBavo5cQDSg9kXV4JfbinPiSJz64zeeU 

    Please also consider taking advantage of a few great offers from sponsors:

    1. Johnny Prosciutto - $25 off your next order when you use the special code found in the podcast.

    2. Chasers Juice -15% iff your next order when you use the special code found in the podcast.

    3. Recipes At My Table - FREE recipes by visiting the link in the podcast. 
    Recipes At My Table Brings you food prep that is easy and that you can enjoy with family, friends or just yourself. Chasers Fresh Juice 100% Fresh Pressed Plant Based Juice. Juiced & Delivered Fresh Daily. & IcePops Too!Johnny Prosciutto Our product’s are all 100% naturally cured just like Nonno and Nonna make it!Guido Piraino Online Blog A variety and current events opinion blog with a factual focus. Frankly Speaking Music Canadian Artists Frank Gioia and Frank GrecoKaleigh Watts Canadian Songbird Kaleigh Watts

    • 2 hr 4 min

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