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E0030 – Goodbye Suit and Tie

Oliver Sherwood rebelled by suiting up and grabbing his briefcase and went to work at his nine-to-five job. He rebelled again and said goodbye to the suit and tie and started his own business. He could be the poster-child for rebellious entrepreneur: his work ethic is unstoppable, loves crazy socks, [...]

E0025 – Just Build It

RebelRebel is back at it with Nic Beique of @helcim — he's that guy, you know the type: energetic, focused, driven, hilarious. He dreamed up, and is running, a successful international payments company called HELCIM from Calgary, Alberta Canada. But there's more to the story. Nic's story starts in [...]

E0024 – Kicking Butt and Blazing Trails

You've seen her pitch her new beeswax food wrap product Abeego® on Season 11 of the Dragon's Den, and more recently receiving the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneurs Telus Trailblazer Award. Meet Toni Desrosiers, a creative rebel taking the world by storm. She started this journey a long time ago from [...]

E0023 – Grande Damme Theatre Grand

When Tony McGrath got involved with Theatre Junction Grand he had no idea what he was in for. Never having been in the "Arts" before it might seem like a strange leap to go from Management Consultant to CEO of one of Western Canada's oldest and dearest theatres—Theatre Grand. For [...]

E0015 – Got an App For That

It's Season 1, Episode 15 with Ryan Hnetka of The App Guys! We start off talking golf and world travel and then tear down a rabbit hole of application development, policing, and safety around the world. Ryan is one of those rebels who just goes for it in everything he [...]

E0014 – Brand Alchemist and Digital Jedi

Tune in to Season 1, Episode 14 of the RebelRebel Podcast and meet David Schmeikal from BRAND IS TRUTH INC. David is a kickass creative who sits down and lays it all out. How did he become a "Brand Alchemist and Digital Jedi"? What impact did having a brain tumour [...]

E0013 – Dave, the Introverted Networker

As an introvert you know. You know how hard it is to network and do the things that seem so easy to others. Well, meet Dave. He not only recognized this hole in his game, but he embraced it and has gone on to teach others how to harness it. [...]

E0012 – Evoking Emotion in Marketing

Kat Lesperance is not just passionate about marketing, she absolutely lives for it. Kat, a mother of three, started her powerhouse marketing company Sensible Marketer Inc. a little over a year ago after spending 13+ years in corporate marketing. In this episode we talk about finding her passion for business [...]

E0011 – Beer. It’s Science.

I rode my motorcycle in the rain with a backpack full of recording gear north of Calgary to Airdrie to meet with Cody Fitzsimmons on location at Fitzsimmons Brewing Company. It’s the story of Cody and Pam starting an award-winning brewery in Alberta, the challenges and support of operating a [...]

E0010 – Death Before Waterfall

He designed, coded, and sold his first video game when he was 10 years old in his neighbourhood playground—meet Mike Borthwick of New Dot Spot. In this episode of Rebel Rebel we talk about the venerable VIC20 and Amiga Personal Computers, programming faux pas', hiring for culture, niche'ing down, software [...]