Create Velocity with Marysia Czarski

Create Velocity with Marysia Czarski

Looking to create the next wave of growth for your business and build more velocity behind your next big idea? You’re in the right place. Get the fresh thinking, strategic focus, and tactics to remove the complex challenges you face in your business and open up new opportunities.Listen in to each episode to join successful entrepreneurs as they share advice, expertise, and instruction on taking action.

Episodes

November 17, 2021 32 min

In this episode, Nadia Hamilton of Magnusmode talks with such energy about what it takes to recover, learn and iterate from those moments of failure and utter breakdown in a way that will translate to any kind of business. Her company's mission is to create practical tools that improve everyday experiences and enable people with cognitive disabilities to participate in the world in ways that are meaningful to them. 

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Social Entrepreneurship and the Everyday Entrepreneur

Madeleine Shaw is a multiple award-winning social entrepreneur and author based on unceded Coast Salish territory (Vancouver BC). She is best known as the co-founder of Aisle (formerly Lunapads), one of the first groundbreaking ventures in the world to commercialize reusable menstrual products, today a thriving industry. In 2014, she founded G Day, a national event series for twe...

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We are in the age that every single entrepreneur needs a social media plan integrated into their marketing strategy. If this feels like a daunting thought, stay with me, you are in the right place!

In this week's Create Velocity Podcast, I talk with Lisa Pedersen about finding your comfort zone with social media, why your ideal client needs to see you being 'social' and the importance of authentic engagement. Lisa also p...

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A human resources strategy is so much more than how much you pay your team members.

No matter what size your company is, you need an HR (Human Resources) strategy. And whether you have employees or a bench of contractors, this strategy is a very important foundation for business growth. 

In this episode, I chat with Doreen Harvey who is a seasoned HR strategist. Doreen shares many important considerations regarding how you manage pe...

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You don't have to look too far to get inspiration and ideas from entrepreneurs who have been building back, learning from, and creating a new during the pandemic. My guest on this week's Create Velocity podcast, Kevin Wilson, Chairman and CEO of Buzz Franchise Brands, is one of them. With franchises like Pool Scouts (pool cleaning), Home Clean Heroes (residential home cleaning) and The British Swim School (swimming lessons)...

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This episode is dedicated to the act of gratitude. It has been a roller coaster of a year and in some cases downright awful and in others, has had some lovely Silver linings. As an entrepreneur I know that taking time out and reflecting isn't always one of our strengths. However I'd like you to join me and my guest this week Liz Doyle Harmer to do just that. Liz will end the podcast with a gratitude meditation.

And with grat...

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How to build out your business from one channel to many.

In this week's podcast I talk to Lisa Rafter who is the president of RAM Group Holdings, a media and publishing company based in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania. Lisa is a force of nature in the cause for equity, inclusion and diversity and how to use your business as a catalyst for change. We talk extensively about ways she is using her business as a platform to transform her ind...

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How to Create More Value for Your Business Creatively

Do you ever find yourself drained while doing certain tasks in your business? Or realize after the fact you solved the wrong problem and subsequently wasted a lot of time and money doing so? Maybe you just sense there is something missing in your business, and you can't quite put your finger on what it is. If any of this happens to you, you will want to tune into my latest co...

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There are many ways to finance your business and if you've gone to a bank lately you may find that channel is not one of them. That's why you may want to consider 'bootstrap financing", but it takes a certain approach to living and working to make it successful.My guest to share her successful journey doing this since 2012 is Ilana Ben-Ari, a dynamic innovator. She is the founder of Twenty-One Toys, and behind the i...

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The Time is Now!

"Everything is broken, what a great time to be alive!"* The re-frame of this current moment in time is just one of the compelling conversations I had with BE Alink, the founder and inventor of The Alinker a non-motorized walking-bike without pedals. With an adjustable saddle and handlebars, it is custom designed to challenge society's assumptions about disability.  Challenging assumptions and shifting pa...

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Seven Considerations For Your Brand

Abena Perryman joins me for this week's podcast to talk about vital considerations for brand agility. Abena brings her over 20 years of experience in the marketing and branding space to share her insights and ideas for how to think about your brand strategy during a pandemic and powerful movement for social justice.

You will learn from this podcast:

  • How technology is an enabler
  • The importance of...
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    Building a Critical Muscle of Entrepreneurship

    In this episode, Lisa Mattam, the passionate entrepreneur and founder of Sahajan Skincare, makes the statement, "If you are standing still, you are actually going backwards." Lisa shares why, her entrepreneurial journey to date, the moment she almost gave up, or was practically brought to a stand still and how resilience played a huge part. She reflects on her key leanings and i...

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    A magical approach to seeing the world.

    Entrepreneurs have been asking me what does the future hold after COVID-19 and how can I make sense of what the new reality will be? These are great questions, and ones that Dan Trommater, Magician extraordinaire, explores with me by not providing any answers, but posing more questions! Consider a good question is worth its weight in gold and Dan delivers some golden ones. I promise you'll...

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    Access and Insight into the Intangible Metrics of your Company

    To assess where to start takes a deep understanding of the intangible assets of your company and then the know how to have them work more effectively. The exciting news is that there is a tool that can help you with this - a crystal ball of sorts that can reveal the metrics needed to transform your company's culture into improved business performance. In this episode...

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    The Mindset Needed to Navigate the Future. NOTE: the Future is Now Entrepreneurs

    In this episode, we explore the entrepreneur's mindset with Charles Ruecker, a 16 year iconoclast entrepreneur. Right now, more than ever, how we think and act will make or break our businesses. Massive change and disruption began well before COVID-19 and as Charles and I discuss, the pandemic super charged all of that change and had it become more ...

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    The ABC's of Marketing and Generating More Opportunity During and After COVID-19

    If you've been a little unsure about how to engage in marketing and business development during COVID-19, listen in to this episode with Mitch Solway. Mitch is a seasoned marketing professional who has over 20 years of experience within a number of different industries. In this episode he provides practical and actionable steps to market and pro...

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    Questions are important, especially now. Take a moment and answer these three important questions for yourself.

    What you’ll get from this episode:

  • Considerations on where you are and how you might view the current reality we are in
  • A perspective on the opportunities that are available to you
  • Thoughts on ways to stay connected with key stakeholders in your eco-system
  • Glynnis Rengger is the Founder and CEO of The Immersion Lab. Her client...

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    In this podcast, I talk to Bruce Sellery about how to approach this conversation in a productive, transparent and low-stress way and why it is important to do so. Bruce's perspective is informative, engaging and fun (really!).

    What you’ll get from this episode:

  • Considerations of relevant results to be sharing and be clear about what you want your team to focus on
  • Ways to position what you are sharing
  • The importance of knowing where...
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    Ideas to keep providing a valued customer experience in times of physical isolation.

    My guest is Patti Mara. She has worked with hundreds of entrepreneurial owned and operated businesses to re position them for success and dramatically increase their growth, customer retention, and profit. She is the author of UpSolutions – Turning Your Team into Heroes and Customers into Ravings Fans.

    What you’ll get from this podcast:

  • An understandi...
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    Calculate and Stay On Top of Your Company’s Cashflow right now.

    My guest is Cindy Warner Beck. She has over 15 years of experience working with companies of all sizes at the Royal Bank of Canada. Now, through her company Lightbulb Finance, she works with small and medium sized businesses as an outsourced CFO to on help business owners understand their finances to make more informed decisions on their growth.

    What you’ll get from this...

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