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Business BackTalk

Business BackTalk

By Shaun Whynacht
An intimate conversation with business leaders in the Annapolis Valley about their success, struggles, advice and stories. Hosted by local entrepreneurs Shaun Whynacht, Dora Dorman, Rob Graves & Amanda Kirkpatrick
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Episode 007 - Business Backtalk with Nancy Henry

Business BackTalk

Episode 012 - The Season Finale of Business Backtalk
This is the last episode of season 1.  This episode we basically went off the rails and talked about the year that passed, covid, what we've learned and how we feel things have forever been changed.  Take a listen...and no alcohol was involved in this episode.
August 05, 2020
Episode 011 - Business BackTalk with Bridget Havercroft
We all have taken a million photos, they are all on our phone, or on a disc or USB drive and most don't get to be seen regularly.  Imagine walking into your living room and seeing a timeless photo that truly captured the essence and personality of your family or a special moment.   Bridget Havercroft is an Annapolis Valley Photographer who brings your timeless moment to life from concept to creation.  She is our guest for this episode. Learn more at
June 26, 2020
Episode 010 - Business Backtalk with Michelle Petitpas
Michelle has a career in the health care field here in Nova Scotia for over 20 years and has seen and experienced many things.  A traumatic incident that happened 19 years ago lead her on a journey recently to develop a retreat/support program for health professionals called "Heal The Health Carers" Our time together on this episode was very powerful and this is an episode everyone needs to hear. Her website is:
June 23, 2020
Episode 009 - Business Backtalk with Allison Kelly
Allison Kelly is a Redken Color Certified Hair Stylist and owner of The Head Shoppe in New Minas.  She joined us to speak about how Covid impacted her business and what their plans are for opening back up.  As well you will learn what you might hear booming out of her car on a nice summer day as she cruises through the valley.
May 28, 2020
Episode 008 - Business Backtalk with Richelle Redden
Our guest this week is Richelle Redden from the Valley REN.  She is a long time resident of the Annapolis Valley and HUGE supporter of business and community.  You'll learn more about what she does with the Valley REN and a few projects that are on the go.
May 13, 2020
Episode 007 - Business Backtalk with Nancy Henry
Nancy Henry is one of the sweetest people we have met here in the Annapolis Valley.  Once a school teacher here, now a huge contributor to the community both locally and abroad with her many projects.  It's impossible to not feel inspired when you talk with Nancy.  We also reveal a little known fact about Nancy in our episode....take a listen.
May 05, 2020
Episode 006 - Business Backtalk with Nancy O'Halloran
Nancy is the owner of Braveheart First Aid and a big advocate of defibrillators as well as a very caring a wonderful human.  In this episode we learn more about how her business came to be, her involvement with giving back and also the humble popularity of her instagram account. 
April 17, 2020
Episode 005 - Business Backtalk with Rod Reeves
Rod and his wife had been travelling in Ireland when the Covid 19 outbreak hit main media and shutdowns began.  They had returned home, completed their quarantine and are healthy at the time of the recording. We spoke about the trip, his beginnings in valley radio, as well as eating nachos and drinking beer with the late Joe Diffie on his tour bus.
April 17, 2020
Episode 004 - Business Backtalk with Gary Morse
Gary Morse is a staple in the business community of the Annapolis Valley.  From real estate, to home building and community involvement.  The BBT crew caught up with Gary last week to learn more about his story.
April 09, 2020
Episode 003 - Business BackTalk with Bob Morton
In this episode we were joined by Bob Morton.  Councillor District 6 Windsor West Hants Regional Municipality as well as the owner of Bob shares with us stories of family, community and the lessons he learns daily from is busy life.
April 01, 2020
Episode 002 - Socially Distant & Personally Close
This episode we are restricted to the confines of our homes and connecting via the internet.  So we thought why not use this time to let you know more about each of us.  In this episode we each have 1 question for each other that dives into the personal sides of who we are.  As well we talk about having hope and forward focus through these difficult times.
March 31, 2020
Episode 001 - Business Backtalk with Liz Huntley
On this our first episode of Business Backtalk, we were joined by 3-time entrepreneur and all around amazing person, Liz Huntley. Liz owns Liv Fashion Boutique, The Swimwear Hut and Sand & Sea Dive Shop. You can connect with Liz on LinkedIn at
March 16, 2020
Business BackTalk - Trailer
This is the trailer for the Business BackTalk Podcast
March 09, 2020