Secret Life of Entrepreneurs with Barb McGrath, #GoogleGirl

Secret Life of Entrepreneurs with Barb McGrath, #GoogleGirl
WELCOME TO THE SECRET LIFE OF ENTREPRENEURS! The Secret Life of Entrepreneurs chronicles the success and secrets of locally owned businesses and owners. We are live with a new guest each show including local business owners and entrepreneurs who are making a difference. Join us to meet a new local business owner and hear their story of what makes them tick, what drives them to succeed and their role in growing a thriving business community. If you are a business owner and would like to be a guest, please contact us. Remember, you worked hard for your success! Don’t keep it a secret!

51 Kim Korven from The Gentle Way Divorce
May 27 • 29 min
Imagine a better way. A gentle way through family conflict or divorce. Today’s guest left her thriving law practice to create a better way for families to heal, move through conflict and remain whole. Kim Korven is the Principal of The Gentle Way Divorce;…
50 Erin Vaughn of Kinetic Auto Service Ltd
May 20 • 27 min
It’s time to meet today’s guest! Erin Vaughan is owner/operator/head mechanic/chief marketer and lead tail wagger at Kinetic Auto Service. She and her team whip up delight on a daily basis for customers with vehicle pick up and delivery, scheduling ease…
49 Lisa Brice of Brice Photography
May 13 • 26 min
And here we go for another episode of the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Today’s guest has a keen eye, steady hand and patience galore for her target audience! In this digital age, we often forget to preserve and take them off our phones. Our guest today…
48 Colleen Strauch from Luther College at the U of R
May 6 • 25 min
Luther College at the U of R is a federated college on the U of R campus. All U of R & Sask Polytech students can live in The Student Village or apply to be a Luther College student. Luther College students graduate with a U of R degree. If your future…
47 Doug Pattison with Pattison Health
Apr 29 • 25 min
Feel a twinge? An ounce of prevention as they say… Our guest today is an expert in prevention; Dr. Doug Pattison is a chiropractor, health nut and speaker on the care and maintenance of your back. Tune in as he shares his insights and tips to stay healthy…
46 Erika Gayle from Erika Gayle Photography
Apr 22 • 25 min
Turn on your imagination station, today we are talking boudoir! :) For every woman, or man, who’s ever dreamed about, or tried to muster the courage, to create boudoir photos, this episode will inspire you. (True confession. I was once offered pics but…
45 Carly Patryluck from House of Paws Pet Boutique
Apr 12 • 32 min
As much as I love talking to local business owners, there is ONE thing I love even more! And that’s talking to a local business owner about my dog! We are self-proclaimed pet parents and today’s guest is going to set me straight on a few things! Carly…
44 Erin Caleval from Erin & Associates Insurance
Apr 8 • 26 min
Surprised to hear us back again so soon? :) During isolation and social distancing, the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs will be produced weekly. If you are a local business owner, and would like to be profiled on the show, please contact us. This is not an…
43 Jess Tiefenbach from Stay n Play Parenting and Nikki Jacquin from Nikki’s Portraits of Childhood
Apr 1 • 32 min
Woo Hoo, we’re back! These last couple weeks have been challenging for everyone; new norms, social rules to stay safe and a stronger sense of community (not seen often enough). So…., drum roll please! Today’s “welcome back” episode is double the delight…
42 Nadene Joy from Nadene Joy
Mar 8 • 28 min
We have a very exciting guest coming up on today’s episode of the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs. Nadene Joy is the CEO, Executive Leadership and Development Consultant and 5-star Amazon Author behind her namesake. She is the author of the self-help book…
41 Richard Arockiasamy and Sanjana Kumta from GreenMache
Feb 19 • 26 min
And here we go! Welcome Richard Arockiasamy and Sanjana Kumta of GreenMaché! Richard and Sanjana are two of four friends who started GreenMaché because they are deeply concerned about the growing amounts of waste being generated today. With all four…
40 Jodi Barrett from Kettlebell Kickboxing Canada
Feb 12 • 27 min
On this episode of the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs, we welcome Jodi Barrett, a kettlebell of energy and the CEO of Kettlebell Kickboxing Canada. Check out her offer below. ⬇️⬇️ Jodi, a full-time mom who lived for her children, discovered she needed to…
39 Erin Kinder from Kinder Surprises Antiques
Jan 24 • 27 min
Today’s guest turned a huge 100 year old hip roof barn and outbuildings into an amazing antiques shop! Winner of the 2018 Tourism of Saskatchewan Awards of Excellence, Erin Kinder is the inspiration behind Kinder Surprises Antiques. Take a drive out to…
38 Tanner Goetz from Munz Media
Jan 8 • 26 min
Love what you do, and you’ll never work another day in your life. Our guest’s story begins in 2011, when he started “Next Level Media” to create content for Saskatchewan sports organizations and small businesses. In the years that followed, Tanner Goetz,…
37 Jessica McNaughton from memoryKPR
Dec 20, 2019 • 26 min
Ooooo, it’s my favourite day of the week! My guest today is Jessica McNaughton, High-Performance Coach and Founder of memoryKPR. Stay tuned to learn about her endeavours into entrepreneurialism, working in a startup and building a tech organization. This…
36 Wendy Turner-Larsen from Turner-Larsen Consulting
Nov 27, 2019 • 27 min
Welcome to another Wednesday episode of the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Today is our 36th episode! Wow, time flies! My guest today, Wendy Turner-Larsen, joins us to talk about “connection,” its importance as a leader and something we all can use more…
35 Jill Poulton from Transformational Leadership
Nov 13, 2019 • 28 min
Today’s guest needs no introduction! She is a cheerleader, mentor, adviser, leader, coach and friend. Jill Poulton joins us today to talk Juntos, history and her real connection to Benjamin Franklin. Tune in live, or check out the replay, but do not miss…
34 Janci Templeman from Walker Wakefield
Oct 30, 2019 • 26 min
If you’re on the prairies, today feels a little too much like winter. Our guest today will warm your heart and your soul with her real estate secrets of turning run down properties into beautiful family homes. Janci Templeman is the President of Walker…
33 Denise Anderson, Author, Divorce in a Small Town
Oct 16, 2019 • 29 min
Today’s guest is a bundle of energy, wisdom and heart! Please welcome Denise Anderson to the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Denise is an author, speaker, coach and cheerleader of all. Her new book, Divorce in a Small Town starts to address the politics of…
32 Anne Gibbons from Gibbons Travel Consulting
Oct 2, 2019 • 28 min
Wow, and here we go! Our guest today is Anne Gibbons, owner of Gibbons Travel Consulting. Anne will talk about the pitfalls of online booking and planning your own travel. Anne’s business is a concierge travel service planning trips corporately and…
31 Charlene Sanjenko from PowHERhouse Media
Sep 18, 2019 • 29 min
If you don’t know this beautiful lady, you need to! The Western Canada Leadership Accelerator takes place in Regina Sept 25-27 and members of her team will join us to give us the latest details on the events. Check it all out here…
30 Dr. Vianne Timmons from the University of Regina
Sep 4, 2019 • 29 min
This Italian Catholic woman is a trailblazer from Northern Labrador, steadfast on her family relationships and a strong advocate for the #MeToo movement. Tune in today for the final episode of Women in Leadership on the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs as the…
29 Margaret Kisikaw-Piyesis from All Nations Hope Network
Aug 21, 2019 • 28 min
Welcome to the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs and our ongoing series, Women in Leadership! Our guest today is a recipient of the 2019 YWCA of Regina Women of Distinction. Margaret Kisikaw-Piyesis, CEO of All Nations Hope Network has been instrumental in…
28 Dr. Renatta Varma, Opthamologist
Aug 7, 2019 • 29 min
Dr. Renatta Varma, our guest today for Women in Leadership on the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs, is the first and only woman vitreo-retinal surgeon in Saskatchewan and one of only four female vitreo-retinal surgeons in Canada. Her episode will be anything…
27 Jo-Anne Dusel from PATHS (Provincial Association of Transition Houses & Services)
Jul 24, 2019 • 28 min
Welcome to Women in Leadership on the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Today’s guest, Jo-Anne Dusel, Executive Director of PATHS brought me to tears when she revealed the incidence of intimate abuse in our province. We can do better. We must do better.…
26 Dr. Emily Bamforth, Paleontologist
Jul 10, 2019 • 28 min
Dr. Emily Bamforth joins us today on the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs in our series, Women in Leadership, to talk about her secrets of success and how she has enjoyed the “thrill of the dig” since early childhood. The winner of the 2019 Award for Science…
25 Nigora Yulyakshieva from the City of Regina
Jun 26, 2019 • 30 min
Welcome to an exciting episode of the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Today is our second episode in the Women in Leadership series and our guest today is Nigora Yulyakshieva. Nigora was the winner of the YWCA of Regina’s Women of Distinction Award for…
24 Pam Klein from Phoenix Group and Miriam Johnson from the Sask Roughriders
Jun 12, 2019 • 32 min
Join us for the first in our series, Women in Leadership, when Pam Klein from Phoenix Group will join me with Miriam Johnson from the Saskatchewan Roughriders, to talk about their role in the Powherhouse Media Group, Media and Manifestation to Mobilize…
23 Gr 5 & 6 Students Talking About Entrepreneurship
May 29, 2019 • 26 min
On today’s episode, I went off-roading with a class of Gr. 5 & 6 students to learn what they think about entrepreneurialism; what it is; why someone becomes an entrepreneur and what their future endeavours might look like. Tune in for this extra special…
22 Tiffany Wolf from Helium Communications
May 15, 2019 • 29 min
So looking forward to this week’s guest on the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Tiffany Wolf from Helium Communications joins me to talk #ladyballs, communication success and the biggest FAIL ever (not hers). She also shares her insider tips on communication…
21 Jeff Kinash from Peregrine Farm
May 1, 2019 • 30 min
Welcome to the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! We are live on location at Queen City Collective, Regina’s gathering space, with Jeff Kinash from Peregrine Farm. Jeff’s story will amaze you as he shares his insights to reconnecting with the land, raising…
20 Charlene Oancia from Springer & Oake
Apr 17, 2019 • 27 min
Welcome to the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Many people are becoming more aware of what they put ‘ON’ and ‘IN’ their body. As the saying goes, you only have one body, treat it well. And our guest today will tell us all about her decision to create a…
19 Dan Benesh from BarterPay Regina
Apr 3, 2019 • 26 min
Ever heard of BarterPay Regina? If you have, you’re sure to be smiling right now, thinking “love these guys!” If not, be sure to stay tuned for our show with Dan Benesh, to talk all things barter. As a member, I can tell you these guys are great! They’ve…
18 Prabha Mitchell from WESK
Mar 20, 2019 • 25 min
Many of you know our guest today, Prabha Mitchell, CEO of WESK - Women Entrepreneurs of Saskatchewan. If you are an entrepreneur, you can be sure her name is familiar! Listen in as she talks about what drives her to work with one of the craziest and…
17 Terrie Dunand from Re/Max Crown Realty
Mar 6, 2019 • 27 min
Our guest today will change it up a bit. Spring is almost always a busy time in real estate but the last couple years have seen some deep declines. Tune in as Terrie Dunand from Queen City Homes talks about the markets, things to consider if you are…
16 Kim Zacaruk from Stone’s Throw Coffee Collective
Feb 20, 2019 • 29 min
Coffee anyone? Stone’s Throw Coffee Collective is a community favourite as a long standing coffee establishment. Kim Zacaruk joins us to talk coffee, coffee house ownership and a behind the scenes look at the thriving coffee culture in Regina. Kim’s story…
15 Luke Rossmo and Gareth Bawden, Musicians and Entrepreneurs
Feb 6, 2019 • 29 min
Our guests today, yes that’s plural, are easy on the eyes and easy on the ears. We had an extra special treat with Luke Rossmo and Gareth Bawden, who not only talked about their entrepreneurial journey, they also shared their music with us. Luke is a…
14 Kristen Hill from Kristen’s Cultures & Joy Filled Face Painting
Jan 24, 2019 • 24 min
Our guest today is Kristen Hill, owner and sole proprietor of Kristen’s Cultures, a local fermented foods creator and distributor. If you are not familiar with the health benefits of fermented foods, or even if you are, be sure to tune in and learn all…
13 Cyndie Knorr from Cynergy Coaching
Jan 23, 2019 • 27 min
Join us Wednesday, January 9 for our first show of 2019 with Cyndie Knorr from Cynergy Coaching. Cyndie is a high performance coach who will help you turn excuses and acceptance into action and forward momentum. Cyndie will talk about “why” we tend to…
12 Paul Burch from Echo Lotto
Dec 12, 2018 • 25 min
We have a very special guest on the show today - meet Paul Burch from Echo Lotto, a Canadian company changing the way charities sell tickets for raffles during events. Using smart-phone technology, this company aims to raise more money through raffles…
11 Rea Faber from Amaranth Designs
Nov 28, 2018 • 27 min
Today’s show will warm you up on this icy and chilly Wednesday as Rea Faber joins us to talk fashion (she’s a designer), fitness (she runs marathons), parenting (2 boys!!) and managing a successful business.
10 Brandi Good from BLG Business Solutions
Nov 14, 2018 • 26 min
Well today’s show is a long time in the making. Brandi and I first talked about her joining me for an episode of the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs when we could still sit outside to enjoy a beverage! But here she is, ready to reveal all her secrets!!…
9 Dr. Gina Grandy from the Hill | Levene Schools at URegina
Oct 31, 2018 • 26 min
Join us to hear from Dr. Gina Grandy from the Paul J. Hill School of Business | Levene Gsb to learn more about the schools’ role in building young entrepreneurs and their partnership with Powherhouse Media Group, Media and Manifestation to Mobilize Women.
8 Candyce Fiessel from The Style Academy & Shear Escape
Oct 17, 2018 • 27 min
Ep. 8 with Candyce Fiessel from The Style Academy and Shear Escape Salon and Spa Today’s guest is a powerhouse on the Regina entrepreneurial scene. She started her first business as a young teen and has never looked back! Candyce Fiessel is a business…
7 Michelle Strawford from Belle Chic and What Women Want
Oct 3, 2018 • 27 min
Today’s guest, on the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs, needs very little introduction. Michelle Strawford is owner operator of Bella Chic Fashion & Décor and manager of the What Women Want events in Regina and Moose Jaw.
6 Jordan McFarlen from Conexus Credit Union / Cultivator
Sep 19, 2018 • 24 min
In today’s episode we’ll talk with Jordan McFarlen from the Conexus Business Incubator about the project launch, the 24 Hour Startup Event and the long term benefits to our province.
5 Cheryl Giambattista from Health Coach Cheryl
Sep 5, 2018 • 27 min
Today’s guest is Health Coach Cheryl, founder of the Simple Swaps program. Cheryl is a busy mom with six children, a new grandbaby and a hubby who travels. I think she really does do it all!
4 Joanne Frederick from Prairie Centre for Mindfulness
Aug 22, 2018 • 29 min
In Episode #4 we had the great pleasure to hear from Joanne Frederick, a Registered Psychologist and teacher of mindfulness. Joanne owns Prairie Centre for Mindfulness in Regina and works with both private individuals as well as corporations to assist in…
3 John Hopkins & Amanda Baker, Regina Chamber of Commerce
Aug 15, 2018 • 28 min
In Episode #3 we had the great pleasure of meeting John Hopkins, Executive Director and Amanda Baker, Membership Coordinator from the Regina & District Chamber of Commerce to discuss the challenges facing local businesses and the Chamber’s role in…
2 Christina Carlson from Queen City Collective
Jul 25, 2018 • 25 min
Christina Carlson from Queen City Collective joins us to discuss the co-working trend and the supports available for solopreneurs and freelancers who are tired of the coffee shop life.
1 Barb McGrath from Above the Fold
Jul 11, 2018 • 26 min
Tune in as we talk marketing, pets, local business and WHY the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs! Remember, you worked hard for your success, don’t keep it a secret! Bye for now!
Prequel with Barb McGrath from Above the Fold
Sep 28, 2017 • 29 min
Before the Secret Life of Entrepreneurs, there was a guest appearance on another radio show. This TOTALLY hooked me on talking to others about their business, their insider secrets and what the heck kept them going in the face of crazy obstacles. Join me…