I Love Kelowna

I Love Kelowna

I Love Kelowna Podcast is a series of conversations about the people and businesses in Kelowna and the Central Okanagan https://ilovekelownapodcast.com About the Host Luke Menkes is a licensed real estate agent in British Columbia and Alberta, Canada. Your real estate journey starts here. https://search.mykelownaagent.com Real Estate Inquiries Let's have a conversation about real estate. No obligation. I'm here to answer your questions. https://bookus.page/lukemenkes/reales... Fair Realty (Kelowna) 210-347 Leon Avenue Kelowna BC V1Y 8C7 Luke Menkes | REALTOR® Your Trusted Advisor for Kelowna and Central Okanagan Real Estate

Episodes

January 19, 2024 52 mins

I Love Kelowna episode 243. A deep dive into the world of chiropractic care with Dr. Graham Jenkins of Lighthouse Chiropractic.

Chiropractic treatments go way beyond just addressing back pain. Experts like Dr. Jenkins have successfully treated conditions like colic in infants, thyroid issues, and much more.

Dr. Jenkins shares his journey from Ontario to Kelowna, insights into the evolution of chiropractic care, ...

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Episode 242 is a captivating heart-to-heart discussion with Ash Simpson, the founder of a brand new mortgage company, Insight Finance. Ash, a symbol of perseverance, opens up about his nearly two-decade-long relationship with his wife, their long journey from financial struggles to growth, and an elevated proposal that would make your heart skip a beat. He unpacks his intriguing theory on five-year growth periods for couples, and h...

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Today on Episode 241 of the I Love Kelowna Podcast, we have an incredibly inspiring conversation with Laura Draycott, a retired optician and business owner turned pageant queen. You'll be moved by her incredible journey, from her humble beginnings to becoming a part of the Miss Senior World Pageant. Laura’s story is one of motivation, resilience, and grace, as she encourages us to embrace aging and seize every opportunity that...

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Ever been captivated by the magic of acting and the thrill of corporate services? Well, you're in for a treat! Get ready for an insightful conversation with Mark Tompkins, a seasoned actor turned VP of Sales for IWG Corporate Services. We'll take a ride through his exciting journey from his childhood in Kelowna, surrounded by video cameras, to his passion for acting that has shaped his life. With a nostalgic touch, h...
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In Stephanie's own words: Selling and investing in real estate was never in my life plan. I was a teacher and then a Vice Principal. And then I got a taste of my first flip and realized there was a strong need for agents that would educate and advocate for their clients. I had 8 open escrows within 2 months of getting my license because I listened to the advice of an agent I met at an open house. My online lead conversion rate...

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January 20, 2022 49 mins

E. A. Csolkovits was born in 1956 in Chicago, Illinois. His humble beginnings were that of the son of a milkman.

At age 16, he started his business career at a commission sales job selling janitorial services to business owners.

At the age of 19, E. A. Csolkovits met Sam Robbins, a millionaire business man from Detroit, Michigan. Sam took E. A. Csolkovits under his wing and began to mentor him. E. A. Csolkovits be...

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Karen Putz is known as "The Passion Mentor." She is the author of multiple books, including Unwrapping Your Passion, Creating the Life You Truly Want. Karen was born with normal hearing, grew up hard of hearing, and became deaf as a teen after a fall while barefoot water skiing. She rediscovered her passion for the sport at the age of 44 and competed for four years. She's currently on a Passion Quest to barefoot wate...

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Roseann Capanna-Hodge is a mental health trailblazer, founder of The Global Institute of Children’s Mental Health, and media expert who is, “Changing the way we view and treat children’s mental health”.  FORBES magazine called her, “A thought leader in children’s mental health”. Her work has helped thousands reverse the most challenging conditions: ADHD, anxiety, mood, Lyme, and PANS/PANDAS using PROVEN holistic therapies.  She is ...

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December 1, 2021 58 mins

In Madonna Hanna's own words: "I truly believe that when people drop kick the drama in their lives...Anything is POSSIBLE! I am a living example of that statement.

I should be booked as guest because, I am a charismatic, energetic and dynamic  survivor! Thank goodness I was bullied as a child. Being bullied prepared me to grow a thick skin and helped me to stand my ground as a retail executive in a conservative white city ...

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Tracy Lamourie is the Founder and Managing Director of Lamourie Media, the winner of the 2020 Women of Inspiration Award for Media, and the author of the upcoming book GET REPPED - Build Your Brand With Effective Public and Media Relations. 

She is a well known long time advocate on a myriad of important worldwide issues and an award-winning international publicist working across industries from major entertainment projects to small...

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Daniel went from having a daughter at 19 years old, being addicted to Oxycontin and a college drop out to owning a 7-figure business. Today, Daniel is a Forbes financial contributor and the owner of a 7-figure business called Quest Education, helping entrepreneurs touch more money. He teaches people how to make money tax free, pay off debt, get capital to grow their business and have more control over their 401k's and IRA&apos...

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  This is my sixth interview with Brian Cates, a political columnist for the X22 Report and Epoch Times. He entered the political arena following the death of Andrew Breitbart in March 2012. Brian makes his home in South Texas.

BRIAN AND I DISCUSS
•      Recap of the Durham Investigation and the arrest of Igor Danchenko
•      At this moment people are feeling so discouraged with ...

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This is my fifth interview with Brian Cates, a political columnist for the X22 Report, Epoch Times and UnCover DC. He entered the political arena following the death of Andrew Breitbart in March 2012. Brian makes his home in South Texas.

BRIAN AND I DISCUSS
 
•      Update on the Durham investigation. When it seemed to most people that nothing was happening with Durham, wh...

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Originally from Westchester, New York, Lindsay headed south for college and received a BBA in Business Management from the University of Miami. After graduating, she worked on marketing and investor relations teams for several alternative investment funds, with assets up to $3 billion. 

Lindsay later received her Certificate in Independent Educational Consulting from University of California, Irvine, and started Simply Admissions in...

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Robert Raymond Riopel is an international Best-Selling author, App Designer, Entrepreneur and Trainer who has spent the past 18+ years traveling around the world sharing his passion. He has also shared the stage with and trained many of the top trainers and thought leaders in the world today. 

With his high energy and heartfelt style, Robert draws on his journey from humble beginnings to financial freedom at the age of 32, to inspir...

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November 9, 2021 63 mins

Victoria Wieck is the epitome of the rags to riches American dream story. She immigrated from South Korea to America with her parents with only thirty dollars, and has built a multi-million dollar business with over $500 million in retail sales.  

After a series of corporate jobs, Victoria started her own company in 1989 on a shoestring budget to spend more time with her family. She has founded several other successful businesses si...

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Sheila Farragher-Gemma moved to the states in 1989 for a job in Boston. She figured she would stay a few years before returning home to Ireland, but 30 years later, with a husband, two children, and a handful of successful businesses under her belt, she may be here to stay.

Sheila has an entrepreneurial spirit which lead her to the world of marketing consulting. Through her company, Connected Sponsor, she helps event promo...

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Lynn Whitbeck is the Founder/CEO of Petite2Queen and Future Forward Sales. Lynn helps the world by providing sales and leadership training programs and tools to achieve more, faster. 

Building on her sales successes and experiences in executive leadership roles, Lynn shares the lessons learned along her journey to supercharge your career. She supports business leaders to develop immediate and long-term growth, with sales t...

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Ty Belknap was homeless (and felt hopeless) as a teenager. It was a struggle, but he managed to get out of the situation (and mindset). He moved from the Pacific Northwest to Hawaii. He learned Island-life and became a SCUBA Divemaster, then he moved back to Seattle, got into computers and became a techy nerd. Now, Ty Belknap has a Doctorate of Strategic Leadership and runs Port Bell SEO, a successful online marketing business. He ...

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October 23, 2021 40 mins

Cetvies is a blogger, MA graduate in social sciences and political sciences, with a focus on human rights. She campaigns on human trafficking. She has a strong interest in human rights, environmental rights, politics, the news, society, philosophy, and current affairs in general.

CETVIES AND I DISCUSS
• Human rights
• Current news
• Animal rights
• Politics

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