Thinkspace Podcast

Thinkspace Podcast

The thinkspace podcast is a home for the passionately curious, where you’ll hear deliberate conversations with weekly guests that spark your creativity and bring real value to the table. Listen for actionable and inspiring conversations that can propel you forward. Hosted by Joss Biggins and produced by Self Hired in Vancouver, Canada... Show More

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September 22, 2020 54 min

One of Canada’s most prolific entrepreneurs, Drew has been an executive and chairman across multiple businesses, one of his greatest feats perhaps is building Indochino. If you’ve heard of it, then you most definitely have ordered a suit or two from it. Tuning in from Indochino HQ, we’re here today with the CEO Drew Green to discuss all things under the smoky haze of the Vancouver sky. Drew opens up about his philosophy as an entre...

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From overdosing on coffee to practicing a vegan keto diet, Max Rivest could tell you a thing or two about breaking bad habits. Tune in to this week’s episode to understand how his unhealthy relationship with coffee caused serious health issues that led him to trade in coffee beans for coffee tea leaves. Find out how he founded Wize Coffee Leaf drinks by utilizing a simple ingredient to solve a personal, social, and economic problem...

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You may remember Steve Rio from episode 35, the longest episode ever recorded on the podcast. His calm and charismatic nature just makes him one of those people you can have endless conversations with. In this episode, Joss meets Steve at his guest home on Bowen Island for a post-hike and post-cedarwood sauna conversation. Tune in to our first podcast off Zoom, where Steve Rio tells you as it is, with meaningful insights on why we ...

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What if politicians had excellent microbiomes? Would they make better decisions? What do our microbiomes have to do with the way we think, behave, and navigate through life? Kale Brock has some answers for us in this week’s episode. Tune in for a diverse conversation about understanding healthy living on a molecular level from someone who has taken their own fitness journey to the next level and has produced two films (T...

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July 14, 2020 30 min

Every quarter, Joss checks in with the team. Give's an update on things as they are today. Recaps the past episodes from the last three months, and lets everybody know what's next for the podcast. 

 

For all our show notes, references, further reflections and more head to our website at www.thinkspacepodcast.com/

 

Thank you for listening! We’d love to hear what you think. We invite you to join the podcast conversation in our c...

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CEO of Social T, Tara Clark's passion for social media struck in 2005 when her University became one of the first few schools to gain access to Facebook. Since then, Tara saw an opportunity to utilize social media to launch her company @socialtyvr which creates engaging content for organizations ranging from food to finance (you can see who she's worked with here: https://bit.ly/SocialT_BrandsProjects). With her dense t...

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This week’s conversation is about slowing down. Take it from someone who has worked in the busy hustle of the digital newsroom and has interviewed Justin Trudeau way too many times. We’d like to welcome Farhan Mohamed on today’s episode! For 8 years, he dedicated his time and passion to help build what we now all know as Daily Hive. As the editor-in-chief, he cultivated a digital space for media consumption of all things Vancity, w...

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Mesh Lakhani knows how to talk about money in a way that makes sense. He has been on both sides of the table and delivers knowledge from a place of not knowing financial literacy at all, to being an investor and the founder of Mark 2 Capital, a firm which now manages approximately $200 million in assets across multiple investments. Tune in to find out how he has pivoted from multiple learning curves and why he is passionately curio...

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In this episode, Shawn strips away the titles and gives us real insight on what drives his efficiency and details the intricacies that make him stand out in a highly competitive field.  He is a high-producing real estate agent with the West Haven Group, operating within the Oakwyn Downtown brokerage. He is also currently in the top 1% of producers within the Real Estate Board of Greater Vancouver and we had the opportunity to pick ...

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A mother, a CEO and an absolute boss babe, Paulina Cameron knows how to shake the system and pave way for women entrepreneurs with grit and compassion. In this episode, Paulina lays down the truth of the entrepreneurial hustle, the leaps people have taken during COVID-19 and how she actively works towards shifting the narratives for the future. You can count getting honest advice from this resilient woman who has her hands full wi...

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What is making UBC Faculty of Health Executive Associate Dean, Dr. Roger Wong, smile through these unprecedented times? And how will we all heal as a whole from this pandemic? In this episode, Dr. Wong gives us insight into his details from the front line. He outlines key stats, new medical advancements in his department and lets us in on his outstanding leadership initiatives. Despite being a data-driven person with a dense medica...

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Presenting former Senior Vice President of Global Brand and Community for Lululemon, Eric Petersen as our second guest on the MVMT Challenge & the thinkspace podcast collaborative. Eric always brings everything back to the fundamentals. No matter where you are - sitting in the intimidating corporate space of a global enterprise or trying to figure out your next move in these unprecedented times - he takes it back to the buildin...

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The MVMT Challenge & the thinkspace podcast teamed up to answer the question, how do we make the most of this unprecedented time? Who better to offer leadership than Human Capital Consultant, Corker Co. Founder, and professional Ironman Athlete, Steph Corker. Steph and thinkspace host Joss Biggins riff about what this ‘new normal’ is, how we can unlock the human potential, creating resiliency and easing anxiety. 

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Devon Brooks is the powerhouse builder behind Blo Dry Bar and her most recent endeavor - Sphere, which has been called the AirBnb of coaching. Sphere is a marketplace that Devon and her team have created where guides and seekers come together digitally. Devon touches on the balancing act of simply, being while being a high performer. As a person who is constantly tapping into new angles of existing industries, Devon has learned how...

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Eric and Jeff Rosenthal AKA ItsTheReal sat down with Joss live from their apartment in New York. Eric and Jeff have built a lane for themselves as two white  Jewish dudes who are extremely respected and embraced by the Hip-Hop Community. The Two are Industry Insiders, Writers, Hip Hop Sketch Comedians, Interviewers, Podcaststers, Live Performers and even dropped two fire projects as rappers, Urbane Outfitters & Teddy Bear Fresh...

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If you tuned into episode 17, you know we’d have to bring Hollywood director, Cole Walliser, back for more. He joins us straight from his home in L.A. to discuss life beyond the limitations of social distancing. In our conversation, you get a true sense of how owning your craft through thick and thin is an investment that takes you further and Cole is a leading example of someone who moves through any situation with his own traject...

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“It's out of chaos that we create new. The landscape of every business is changing 100%, it's about how you are going to position yourself for your future client."

 

Mark Milburn returns from Episode 20 to shed light on our turbulent times in this minisode. He dives into the changing landscape of our society and breaks through with insight on how to utilize this period in our favor. Mark recognizes the problem that creati...

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Chris is a transplanted Albertan-Okanaganite who has trekked genetically through the worlds of hospitality, earthquake engineering, real estate development and construction in Western Canada and the hinterlands of California.   

An avid urbanist and admitted agent of change, Chris volunteers on the boards of The Urbanarium, an organization committed to advancing Vancouver’s urban conversation and QMUNITY,  a non-profit organization ...

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March 10, 2020 47 min

Every quarter, Joss checks in with the team. Give's an update on things as they are today. Recaps the past episodes from the last three months, and lets everybody know what's next for the podcast. 

 

For all our show notes, references, further reflections and more head to our website at www.thinkspacepodcast.com/

 

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More than a basketball skills trainer, Harp Grewal, known as 3SeedTraining to most, is about building the human AND the player. Harp shares some of the nuances of life that he has learned from the game. How he became a trainer in the gym with some of the best in the game, one of those people being the late great Kobe Bryant, who Harp shares stories of. Lessons and experiences with top trainers, the exponential nature of knowledge a...

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