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For Friends And Family Podcast

For Friends And Family Podcast

By Gavin McGarry
A daily 20-minute podcast where I check in with interesting and informed friends I know around the world.
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EP #64 | Weddings during COVID
For the last 5 years, my guest, Emma Segal WAS (thanks to COVID) the events manager at a 400-year-old exclusive (think rock stars and celebs) private country house in the UK called Aynhoe Park.  She gives me an overview of the wedding business and how it is basically toast until 2022, her weirdest and wildest bridezilla stories, and what people (mostly Americans) spend £100,000 on for a weekend wedding at Aynhoe Park. Sounds excessive and it is.  Here is the link to the country house website. Prepare to drool. https://aynhoepark.co.uk/ Here is Emma's Linkedin in case you want to have a wedding in the UK in 2022 or something.  https://www.linkedin.com/in/emma-segal-002917170/  
48:03
October 11, 2020
EP #63 | COVID update from Edith in the UK and Mary Ellen in Canada.
Edith (UK) and Mary Ellen (Canada) give me insights into how each country is dealing with COVID. Masks are required whenever you are outside your home here in California but not in the UK or Canada. Small businesses seem to be faring better in Canada than the UK and US but it may be too early to tell. 
36:22
August 20, 2020
EP #62 | Beirut Explosion - My friend Edith lived there for 2 years and gives me a perspective you won't hear on the news.
Maybe you heard about the devastating Beirut blast and you had questions like I did. Why did so few people die? What really happened? What is life like now in Beirut? I speak with my friend Edith who recently left Beirut after 2 years and my other friend Mary-Ellen Anderson who went to visit Edith 2 days after the revolution started last year. So much interesting information about the history of Beirut and how the city works and what has happened since the explosion.
30:49
August 20, 2020
EP #61 | "Travel local is going to be a thing" | Travel industry update with expert Christine Vincent
My second podcast with travel industry expert Christine Vincent who updates me on when travel might comeback, how Japan and Italy are giving people money to visit, and what she thinks people will want from travel in the future. Here are links to the two articles she references in the podcast about Japan and Italy.1) Is Japan Home To The Latest Greatest Coronavirus Travel Deal?https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurabegleybloom/2020/05/22/coronavirus-travel-deal-japan-subsidize-trip/#43817bd214f72) The Ultimate Coronavirus Travel Deal: This Island Wants To Pay You To Come Visit - https://www.forbes.com/sites/laurabegleybloom/2020/04/30/coranavirus-travel-deal-sicily-italy-island/#922c7a1af09f
23:31
June 13, 2020
EP #60 | EMPATHY AT WORK | Business author Sophie Wade discusses the future of work after COVID.
Here's some information on my guest Sophie from sophiewade.com. She and I had a great discussion about how work is changing and the importance of empathy. Sophie Wade is a speaker, author and authority on Future-of-Work issues. Her book, Embracing Progress: Next Steps for the Future of Work, is an Executive MBA Program textbook and required reading for several management school leadership courses.Sophie is Founder and Workforce Innovation Specialist at Flexcel Network, a Future-of-Work consultancy. Sophie’s executive advisory work and transformative workshops help companies futureproof their work environments and attract, engage, and retain their multigenerational and distributed talent. She helps corporations maximize the benefits and minimize the disruption in their transition to talent-focused new work environments.
27:12
May 28, 2020
EP #59 | RETAIL IS F&*KED | Phil Gordon tells me how his 100 store company is dealing with COVID.
Phil is Canadian but lives in the UK. He works for Snow and Rock a ski retailer part of a larger retail group of about 100 stores. He tells me how they are coping and what is next for retail.
24:50
May 24, 2020
EP #58 | THE DOCTOR IS IN | Psychiatrist Dr. Dara Abraham helps me understand mental health during COVID.
Dr. Abraham tells me 3 things that everyone needs to be doing during COVID to help their mental health. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/psychiatrists/dara-abraham-bala-cynwyd-pa/735569
22:18
May 21, 2020
EP #57 | TOP 10 SPORTS DOCUMENTARIES YOU MISSED | ESPN, NBA, F1, etc executive Murray Barnett gives me his top 10.
The passion that Murray speaks about the 10 sports documentaries he has picked is infectious. See the list below. Follow Murray on Twitter at @murraybarnettWe also did a bonus list of 12 ESPN documentaries from when he worked at the company.The lists are in no particular order. On the podcast, Murray tells me his super faves.1. A Sunday in Hell (1976) | YouTube | Cycling2. Deep Water (2006) | Amazon Prime (rental) | Sailing3. Dogtown and Z Boys (2001) | Netflix | Skateboarding4. Do You Believe in Miracles (2001) | YouTube | Ice Hockey5. Freedom's Fury (2006) | N/A | Olympics 6. Iverson (2014) | YouTube rental | Basketball7. Salute (2008) | Amazon Prime | Olympics8. Sons of Cuba (2009) | Amazon Prime | Boxing9. TT: Closer to the Edge (2011) | Amazon Prime (rental) | Motorcycle10. Barkley Marathons: The race that eats its young (2014) | Amazon Prime (rental) | RunningBonusMurray's Best Ever ESPN Documentaries1. Kings Ransom – NHL’s Wayne Gretsky’s controversial move to the LA Kings2. No Crossover: The Trial of Allen Iverson3. 9.79 – 1988 100m Olympic Final4. The 16th Man – 1995 Rugby World Cup5. June 17th 1994 – OJ6. The Two Escobars -The 1994 FIFA World Cup and the tragedy of Andres Escobar 7. Jordan Rides the Bus – Michael Jordan plays Minor League Baseball8. Unmatched – Evert and Navratilova9. Once Brothers – NBA players torn apart by politics – Croatian Drazen Petrovic and Serbian Vlade Divac10. No Mas – Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran in the 1980’s11. When the Garden was Eden – 1970’s New York Knicks12. White, Blue and White – Ricky Villa and Ossie Ardiles at Tottenham Hotspur during the Falklands crisis
38:08
May 20, 2020
Ep #56 | PERU UPDATE | Giant UV trucks showering a bleach mist clean the streets. Eric sees the change.
Eric lives in Peru by the ocean. The country is getting ready to open up with no masks required. He sent me a photo of a bleach UV truck. He tells me how Peru intends to open up safely. He doesn't sound convinced.
14:49
May 20, 2020
EP #55 | KIDS OF COVID | Tim tells me how he became a super Dad during COVID.
Tim lives in Arizona and has 2 boys 5 and 9. His wife works. He doesn't. He became the greatest Dad that ever lived. He tells me how the kids are coping and what it's like with school online.
23:47
May 20, 2020
EP #54 | SWEDEN UPDATE | Swede's don't question the government and this could be a problem.
"They don't question the government!" Per tells me how Sweden can be lemming-like and how his wife's nephews told her NOT to come back at the beginning of the pandemic. We also learn about whether Sweden's plan is working for the country.
21:09
May 18, 2020
EP #53 | UK & CANADA UPDATE | Traffic congestion, to mask or not, lack of leadership, vaccines.
Mary Ellen in Toronto and Edith in London are both watching for the 'new normal'. Lots of things are not making sense. We also talk about vaccines and whether any of us would take them...first ;-) Pretty much an all round no to that.
29:28
May 18, 2020
EP #52 | AUSTRALIA UPDATE | No masks required and no travel in or out of Australia until maybe 2022. Wait, what?
Our man in Australia, Ben Parsons, tells me how he took a wrong turn and ended up in another state that required him to fill out forms to get home. He also told me about how sport is coming back in June and no one is wearing masks when they are out.
25:24
May 18, 2020
EP #51 | RECAP | My learnings from the first 50 episodes and which episodes have most listens.
I've done 50 episodes during COVID. This recap episode points out the good, the bad, and the ugly.
20:49
May 17, 2020
EP #50 | PETS #3 | Well, that escalated quickly! Dr. Steve is not happy. The roads are packed and no one is wearing masks.
Here's back! Dr. Steve runs 911vets.com a mobile veterinary service in Los Angeles. He was gleeful for a few short weeks when the roads were empty and he could get around the city in minutes instead of hours. Now, he's not happy. This is his story.
22:08
May 10, 2020
EP #49 | THE BIG ECO WIN | No cars, no planes, no oil. Environmentalist Adam Hardy looks to life after COVID for climate activists.
My environmentalist friend Adam Hardy may have gotten everything he and his climate activist friends wanted. Oil at an all-time low, no noise pollution, no planes, no cars, and wildlife coming back in cities. Adam, who doesn't fly, doesn't own a car, and lives in London with his family is trying to decide if COVID is good for his climate change cause. His website https://carbonwatchdog.org/ is growing and he thinks now is his chance to convert a few more people who weren't convinced about climate change before.
24:00
May 10, 2020
EP #48 | LONDON & TORONTO UPDATE | Edith and Mary Ellen tell me how their cities are doing.
Mary Ellen lives in Toronto and she is sorta depressed with the whole COVID thing. It's quite cute and hilarious. Edith and I laugh a lot. Edith says London is starting to return to normal but they are a long way off.
30:25
April 30, 2020
EP #46 | IF ITS NOT SCOTTISH ITS CRAP | My friend David in Glasgow and his amazing accent tell me how the Scots are fairing.
If you like accents you are going to love this episode. David lives in Glasgow and works in the insurance business. He tells me about how pandemic insurance is going to change and why Scotland and England don't agree on COVID.  Did I mention he has a great accent? Yes, he does.
21:45
April 27, 2020
EP #45 | ??NEW YORK?? | Chris escaped NYC in episode #13. Now he is considering going back.
In podcast ep #13 Chris told us of his rapid exit from NYC to Florida - https://www.spreaker.com/episode/24690546 Now he's considering going back. In this podcast, he tells me about how his friends in NYC are coping and the 2 key factors that will determine when and if he returns.
18:10
April 27, 2020
EP #44 | MEDIUM IS THE MESSAGE | Marshall McLuhan's grandson Andrew talks COVID through the eyes of his grandfather's teaching.
Andrew McLuhan has some keen insights into how the world will change after COVID. I particularly liked the reference he made to how the arts will morph. He also explains what Marshall meant by 'medium' and it's not what you think. Andrew is cataloging every one of the thousands of mentions his media guru grandfather, Dr. Marshall McLuhan, made to his phrase, "the medium is the message" at his site website https://www.tmitm.com/. Also, here is the YouTube video Andrew makes reference to in the podcast between Marshall McLuhan and Norm Mailer. It's dense. Not gonna lie but fascinating if you are interested. Here's the link - https://youtu.be/PtrJntaTlic
23:28
April 27, 2020
EP #43 | AUSTRALIA REPORT | Ben says, "Our kids never stopped going to school."
Ben lives near Brisbane. He is married with two kids. You basically have to get a visa to cross state lines and people are getting restless. Australia kids never stopped going to school as it would mean that their parents would have to take care of them.
26:15
April 26, 2020
EP #42 | DATING DURING COVID | Jenny and Mike reveal stories of the swipes during the plague.
Jenny is single and so is Mike. She is in Denver and he is LA. They are not happy that they will have to get tested for more than STDs before they date someone. They also agree that dating after COVID is going to be a mess. Especially if you are OCD.
25:07
April 23, 2020
EP #41 | COVID Marketing 101 | 9 things you need to know for your business and personal brand from marketing guru Jed.
Marketing guru and connector, Jed Schneiderman, gives us 9 reasons you need to do marketing different including for your business and personal brand during COVID. He is also a Linkedin expert and gives us 2 tricks to help you get your voice heard on the platform.
22:53
April 22, 2020
EP #40 | IT'S A BUYERS MARKET | LA real estate agent David Ivkovic says it ain't pretty out there.
My friend LA real estate agent Dave says it's dead out there. He tells stories of deals falling apart multiple times, getting certified to see houses, and what lies ahead for the housing market.
26:14
April 22, 2020
EP #39 | THE TRIPLE THREAT | Raj lives in NYC, has a PhD, and his wife is a doctor on the front lines in NYC.
My friend Raj Pannu lives in Manhattan. He has an MS of Immunology and a PhD in Biochemistry. His wife is a cancer doctor on the front lines at a hospital in NYC. He has some great insights into how the virus is impacting NYC and what the future holds.
24:39
April 21, 2020
EP #38 | YOU DO COFFEE WRONG | Sonja and I talk about organic coffee while I make fun of her adorable Swiss accent. COFFEE!!!
My friend Karim recommended I talk to Sonja from simplifyhealthyliving.com about coffee. She had cancer. Toxins were a problem. She is Swiss but lives in Santa Monica. She decided to make her own organic coffee. She loves coffee, like, a lot and didn't want to cut it out of her life. She takes me on an organic coffee journey as I make fun of her Swiss accent. It's adorable. I learned a lot and had fun. She has a great laugh.
24:44
April 17, 2020
EP #37 | WORRIED ABOUT YOUR JOB? | Recruiter Holly Gottlieb reveals the secrets of Linkedin and what your resume should say.
Holly was a recruiter for new video startup Quibi as well as being on the agency side before that. She gives me tips and tricks from the inside for weathering the storm during COVID. She's doing free webinars to help people with their Linkedin. Ping her on Linkedin if you would like to be part of one of her webinars - https://www.linkedin.com/in/holly-gottlieb-2a998483/She's also a musician. Here are some of her YouTube videos - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTRUTOC9EKC3gEfjb9tocPw
22:38
April 17, 2020
EP #36 | BE GRATEFUL FOR ASSHOLES | Nate Johnson coaches me on 4 coachable insights you need to get through COVID.
Nate and I talk about 4 blog posts he wrote. See below.Nate was a former manager at Inc. magazine, suicide prevention counselor and cattle rancher in the Australian Outback. He's now a coach who helps business owners and artists with strategy, mindset and emotional resilience. He also covers these topics as a writer in his column on Thrive Global and his blog on Medium.com.These are the 4 topics we discussed that are also blog articles Nate wrote.Be grateful for assholesStop coddling yourselfWhy too much time is screwing youWhy can't you complete your 10-year goal in 6 months?
22:34
April 16, 2020
EP #35 | HOW TO MAKE $10 PER DAY ONLINE DURING COVID | Mike and I give you a system to earn a FREE trip to Hawaii every year.
During this downtime, there are ways to make money online. Mike and I give you the step by step system to make your own online business. $10 per day X 365 days = $3650 which is a trip to Hawaii we think. We are probably wrong but you get the idea.
21:10
April 16, 2020
EP #34 | DARK WEB | A nameless friend and I talk about the real COVID stats, fingerprinting, and online privacy.
My Canadian friend based in France wanted to remain nameless for this interview as he has spent many years focused on his online privacy. One of the smartest guys I know about the Dark Web and keeping your information private online. He gives me some tips and tricks as well as REAL data on COVID.
25:38
April 14, 2020
EP #33 | I'M NOT YOUR DADDY | Internet marketing maven Joel Comm and I get 'unwoke' together
Joel Comm (@joelcomm) and I see each other at social media conferences. We may not agree on everything and we look at the world from two different perspectives but we both believe that on social media you need to be civil. We discuss having to ban friends from our Facebook. It's not pretty.
24:27
April 14, 2020
EP #32 | FINLAND FINLAND FINLAND | Simon the Swedish experience next door and how Finn's are coping.
My friend Simon lives about 4 hours out of Helsinki. He gives us some history about Finland including that they were actually Swedish for 800 years and then Russian. He's watching his Swedish neighbors and their COVID experiment. We also talk about his female prime minister and their 70-year-old president working together and the Internet as a human right.
22:08
April 13, 2020
EP #31 | INDIA REPORT | Hitendra in Mumbai talks how few COVID cases and demonetization.
I've known Hitendra for years and I gave him a call in Mumbai to understand how 1.3 billion people could have so few cases. We also talked about how India got everyone to get a bank account through demonetization making it easy for the government to make payments to people in need. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_Indian_banknote_demonetisation
20:49
April 13, 2020
EP #30 | WTF SWEDEN?! | Swede Per Sjofors tells me why the Swedes went a different way.
My Swedish friend Per Sjofors tells me why his country approached the COVID virus differently than others. His insights into how Swede's think helped me understand. I also like IKEA although we didn't talk about that. Opportunity missed. Next time.
23:39
April 11, 2020
EP # 29 | HOW TO MAKE BREAD | Bread maker Mary Margaret Munro talks baking tips for bread during COVID
Mary Margaret and I have been friends for over 30 years. She is a bank executive that got enraptured by the magical world of bread making. Her delicious Instagram is https://instagram.com/bigbank2riverbank She gives me tips, tricks, and insights into making bread during COVID. We talk gluten-free bread, kneading, and how to be a beginner breadmaker. She's so passionate about it you will be riveted listening to her.
25:54
April 10, 2020
EP #28 | HOSPITAL VISIT | Holly had to go for surgery during COVID. This is her story.
My musician friend Holly had to go in for urgent surgery in Santa Monica. What she found when she got to the hospital was a bit surreal. She talks about the 'one glove' policy for shopping and what the ER nurses told her they were getting ready for. Here is Holly's Instagram. She does LIVE performances each day at 12noon LA time - https://www.instagram.com/hollygottlieb/
22:00
April 9, 2020
EP #27 | AUSTRALIA REPORT | Ben updates from Aussie | Story of a man who keeps getting fined for running.
Ben Parsons tells stories in his great accent about how Australia is staying at only 6,000 cases so far. The best story about the guy who keeps getting fined by the police for running in Sydney.
21:14
April 9, 2020
EP #26 | START A BUSINESS | Tips from pros I know on how to start an online business during COVID.
Mike, Eric, and I give you insights on how to start an online business for next to nothing during COVID. Tips, tricks, resources, and strategies to get your idea from your brain to the internet for almost free. Make you money while you sleep.
23:36
April 8, 2020
EP #25 | SPORTS UPDATE | Journalist Rich Clarke gives me fascinating insights into Indonesia and sport.
Journalist Richard Clarke worked for Arsenal FC for 14 years and now is a sports consultant for football/soccer clubs in the UAE and Indonesia. We had a great discussion about sport overseas and in the UK. He has so much energy!
24:17
April 8, 2020
EP #24 | TRAVEL DISASTER | Travel expert Christine tells me what is selling at the moment and how agents are pivoting.
Christine works for travelsavers.com that represents over 3000 travel agents in North America. She gives me the low down on how COVID is making the travel industry change with tips, trends, and insights.
22:15
April 7, 2020
EP #23 | LONDON & TORONTO UPDATE | "The wood pulp for 3M masks comes from Canada" | A great discussion with Edith and Mary Ellen
Edith, Mary Ellen, and I get passionate about what is going on as the pandemic hits London UK, Toronto, and Los Angeles hard. We have a really passionate discussion about what's going on and how the United States is perceived abroad. PM Boris Johnson is put into ICU and things look grim all round.
36:46
April 7, 2020
EP #22 | FILM INDUSTRY NOPE | "This will change how films are made." First AD Joel Hay on how the film industry is dealing with 'the Rona'.
Joel has worked in films like Mean Girls, Incredible Hulk, and most recently the Apple+ TV series The Expanse. https://www.imdb.com/name/nm0370507/The most interesting part of our discussion was how the industry is coping and how it might change after COVID-19.
26:43
April 7, 2020
EP #21 | DATING NIGHTMARE | 'It's a bit insane.' | My LA single friend Mike tells me about life on the swipes during COVID.
Mike has been dating in LA for a while. He wants to settle down with the right woman. They are elusive it seems and COVID isn't helping. It's a mess and we laugh a lot.
23:43
April 4, 2020
EP #20 | PETS #2 | 'There were so many people!' | Dr. Steve is back and talks dog necks and LA traffic during COVID.
Dr. Steve Weinberg of 911vets.com here in LA tells me his pet stories this week and why traffic has changed in 1 week. Not in a good way.
19:07
April 4, 2020
EP #19 | CHUGWATER WYOMING | I call small American towns with weird names to find out how the virus is affecting them.
I wanted to randomly call towns around the world. My friend Dave thought it would be better if call small towns in America with weird names. Challenge accepted. I speak with David in the mayor's office of Chugwater, Wyoming population 202.
08:40
April 3, 2020
EP #18 | YAASSS SCIENCE! | Friend Dr. Sylvie Lachmann with a PHD in virology explains the COVID risks.
Sylvie is East German and a long time cancer researcher in the UK who has a PhD in virology. She helps me understand 'viral load' and how COVID may be around for a long time.
21:49
April 3, 2020
EP #17 | NUTRITION DURING COVID | "What if doctors don't agree?" Esther from Alternative Food Network and I discuss.
Sometimes doctors don't agree. Esther and I discuss information on Vitamin D from a previous podcast as well as how to tackle dental emergencies during COVID. Esther does a podcast on her channel Alternative Food Network.
19:09
April 3, 2020
EP #16 | ESPORTS | Corina works in Esports and it's exploding during the virus.
Corina used to work for my company Jumpwire and now runs social media communities for video gaming brands around the world. She tells me how the virus has lead to exponential growth in gaming. She also tells us which games to try.
25:57
April 3, 2020
EP #15 | SOUTH KOREA REPORT | My cousin, Aidan, tells me how South Korea beat COVID with tech.
My cousin Aidan has lived in South Korea for 20 years. He's married with 2 boys and lives on the island of 700,000 called JeJu off the coast of South Korea. The technology they use to control how the virus spreads is quiet impressive.
22:07
April 3, 2020
EP #14 | AUSTRALIA REPORT | Ben Parsons talks about the crisis in Melbourne.
Out of all my podcasts, I give Ben the award for the best accent. So good. Australia doesn't have many cases but they are taking no chances. This will be my weekly call.
23:52
April 1, 2020
EP #13 | ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK | 'I may not go back.' | New Yorker friend Chris tells me how and why he had to leave New York.
Chris tells me about why he had to leave New York for Florida and that he may not go back.
19:06
March 31, 2020
EP #12 | UNIVERSITY | My 18 year old niece, Liz, is in first year at university and talks about the virus from her perspective.
Liz attends Queens University in Canada. She gives an honest perspective of how it's affecting her generation so far.
19:26
March 31, 2020
EP #11 | SPORTS UPDATE | Murray talks 2020 Olympics move and the crisis facing sports.
Sports business veteran Murray Barnett gives me his insights into the myriad issues behind moving the Olympics, why some sports teams want to play in front of no crowds, and how esports is doing in comparison.
24:18
March 31, 2020
EP #10 | TEENAGER | My 15-year-old niece Cassie gives me her perspective on COVID.
My niece Cassie is 15 and lives in Toronto. She tells me about her school, her friends, and how she is dealing with boredom. I'll check in next week to see if she has been able to stave off the boredom. Likely, not.
19:06
March 30, 2020
EP #9 | SOUTH AMERICAN REPORT | Eric, an American, who lives in Peru gives me the low down.
Eric Ridenour works in social media and does some work for my company Jumpwire Media. He is married to a Peruvian woman and lives on the coast of Peru. Really interesting how South America is reacting.
16:08
March 30, 2020
EP #8 | WEEKLY UPDATE | LA, London, & Toronto with Edith & Mary Ellen.
My weekly check-in with Mary Ellen and Edith about what it's like on the ground in London UK and Toronto, Canada. I also give an update on what's happening in Los Angeles.
21:49
March 30, 2020
EP #7 | MEDIA LITERACY | Dr. Rand Waltzman of Rand Corporation talks media and disinformation during COVID
On this episode, Dr. Rand Waltzman talks about how the media is manipulating people and what resources you should use to find the real story. Here's Rand's bio. Follow his Linkedin feed - https://www.linkedin.com/in/randwaltzman/Computer science / Artificial Intelligence professional with a history of success in conceptualizing, developing and prototyping novel and innovative analytical and software solutions to real world problems. 35 years of experience performing and managing research in Artificial Intelligence applied to domains including social media and cognitive security in the information environment. Particular interest in massive scale data analysis in support of decision and analysis problems. Strong background in data science and the application of massive scale data analysis, automated reasoning and knowledge management techniques combined with sophisticated mathematical models to problems that have resisted conventional solution techniques. Drawn to problems that require analysis in a larger context and understanding of the broader implications of a solution.
22:10
March 27, 2020
EP #6 | PETS | Veterinarian Dr. Steve Weinberg of 911vets.com tells me his pet stories during COVID-19
My friend Steve Weinberg runs a mobile veterinary service (911vets.com) here in Los Angeles. He gives me the good, the bad, and the ugly about going to people's houses to take care of their pets during COVID-19 crisis. The stories. Whoa.
21:36
March 27, 2020
EP #5 | NUTRITION | "Food is medicine." | Esther from Alternative Food Network Podcast gives me tips and tricks.
My recent client Esther Garfin from Alternative Food Network gives me the low down on what we should be doing to make sure that we stay healthy during COVID and what to eat if you GET the virus. Her podcasts can be heard at alternativefoodnetwork.comI'll check in with her weekly as she speaks with lots of doctors about nutrition and using food as medicine.
21:13
March 27, 2020
EP #4 | FINANCE with Phil | "Most people only have 1 week of cash on hand?"
My friend Phil Deck is a software entrepreneur. He invests in private and public software companies and sits on their boards. Has been CEO of 2 public software companies and he manages a portfolio of public growth stocks. We talk about how the economy is going to recover and what is actually happening out there.
23:30
March 27, 2020
EP #3 | TORONTO | "This is like the Second World War!" Mary Ellen in Toronto gives us some insights on how Canada is dealing.
Mary Ellen's mother is 95. She went through World War 2. They told everyone that it would last 4 months and it lasted 5 years. Mary Ellen also gives us an update on what is happening in Toronto and Canada. The best part was the fights at the beer store. Mary Ellen is a former VP at Microsoft. Now she is coaching founders and employees at start-ups and non-profits in Canada.
24:27
March 26, 2020
EP#2 | LONDON | Is the UK going to survive? My London friend Edith tells me about some developments.
I speak with my friend Edith Champagne in London UK who was the Head of the Video Unit for the in United Nations Refugee Agency in Geneva and Beirut. Edith was also a TV producer for the CBC in Canada and has spent a lot of time in the middle east and conflict zones.
20:42
March 26, 2020
EP #1 | SPORTS | What will happen to sports? Sports industry veteran Murray gives me the inside scoop from London.
A veteran of the sports business having worked for 20 years for NBA, ESPN, World Rugby, and most recently Formula One, my friend, Murray Barnett talks about how the business is going to change due to COVID.
21:06
March 25, 2020