Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode

Sep 9, 2020

While Jeff and his partner were working as nutritional consultants, they noticed a very specific need that their customers had, which wasn’t being filled within the industry. After reading the book Blue Ocean Strategy, Jeff began to understand how the feed industry was locked into repeating the same process, rather...

Aug 9, 2020

Having worked for Reebok in his early career, Justin demonstrated the drive that it took to grow within the industry. However, when Adidas took over Reebok in 2006, Justin found himself laid off and at a crossroads in his career. Seeing the slide market share increasing, Justin came up with the concept of ISlide, a...

Mar 9, 2020

A live interview with Mike Davis of the Davis Auto Group from the 2020 Tiffin Agricultural Conference.  
In this episode, we talk about:
  • A fire in Fort MacLeod brought Mike’s dad John home to start their entry into the auto business.
  • The dynamic of working in the family business motivated Mike to work hard and...

Feb 7, 2020

In this episode we sit down with Lynn Thacker of LTAC Farms, a specialty crop producer from Bow Island, Alberta

In this episode, we talk about: 

  • Lynn’s business partner and wife Ute Thacker’s impact and role as such an integral part of their operation
  • The evolution of pivot irrigation and how that allowed...

Dec 2, 2019

This episode we sit down with Stuart Johnson; past automotive dealership owner in Brooks Alberta.

In this episode we talk about:

  • Best part of being in business; great customers and friendships with employees
  • Economies of scale: Combining Chevrolet & GM dealerships to fuel growth.
  • HR and personnel issues being the...