Stories of Starting Podcast

Stories of Starting Ep 6: Patrick Balyan, Event Organizer & Community Promoter

An episode of Stories of Starting Podcast

By Heather Boyd
Welcome to my new podcast series Stories of Starting. I am fascinated with people’s passions and creative projects. In this series we discover how people like yourself have started new projects by thinking outside the box, going with the flow and tapping into their childhood imagination.
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Stories of Starting Episode 9: Mimi B Dolls, Photographer, Instagrammer
Stories of Starting Ep 9: Mimi B Dolls, Photographer, Instagrammer. Today I interview my daughter about her passion for dolls and photography, creative communities and urban adventures. Learn how one Tweet led to features in Montreal tv, radio, podcasts and print media.  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/mimib.dolls/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MimiBDolls/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/mimibdolls Mimi B Dolls official website: https://mimibdolls.com/ Watch the video interview on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6MoXbPAdVLI More Stories of Starting on my blog: https://www.startbystarting.tv/index.php/category/stories-of-starting/ 
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September 17, 2019
Stories of Starting Episode 8: Christin Boyd, Bowen Practitioner, Artist, Toastmaster
Stories of Starting Episode 8, Christin Boyd, Bowen Practitioner, Artist, Toastmaster. My sister Christin offers a variety of natural therapies on Salt Spring Island, BC. She is a Bowen Technique practitioner, Reiki 3 Master and does relaxation massage.  Christin is also an active member of Toastmasters, is an artist and a live model for other artists. She is a mom of two sons. Christin Boyd website: http://christinboyd.ca/ Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxML99lLpE4Nw94dDTSXHbA Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/saltspringbowen/ Official Bowen Technique website: http://www.bowtech.com Toastmasters: https://www.toastmasters.org/ International House of Reiki: https://ihreiki.com YouTube video of the interview here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z3srsDdWN5c&t=44s More Stories of Starting on my blog: https://www.startbystarting.tv/index.php/category/stories-of-starting/
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September 10, 2019
Stories of Starting Episode 7: Tania Mignacca, Illustrator, Ponto Comic Artist
Stories of Starting Ep 7, Tania Mignacca, Illustrator, Ponto Comic Artist. Tania is the creator of Ponto, the iconic orange construction cone that lives in Montréal. Tania's weekly webcomic follows Ponto's urban adventures in our beautiful city that always seems to be undergoing eternal construction! Ponto official website: http://pontomontreal.com  Shop Ponto merch: https://www.etsy.com/shop/minyaka Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/ponto_mtl/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pontomontreal/ Facebook Fanclub group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/2002799559941047/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/Ponto_mtl
14:04
September 3, 2019
Stories of Starting Ep 6: Patrick Balyan, Event Organizer & Community Promoter
Stories of Starting Episode 6: Patrick Balyan, Event Organizer & Community Promoter.  Patrick founded What's Up Montreal, a collective of locals who love Montreal and have a passion for content creation. Creators share their urban adventures  via vlogs and images. Patrick also founded Creator HQ, formerly #YouTubeMTL. CreatorHQ is a community of content creators from the Montreal area and surroundings. Their mission is to unite Montreal Web Content Creators, connect them with other collaborators, educate and support them in the pursuit of their creative and/or entrepreneurial ventures. Patrick Balyan on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/itsbaghdig/ Patrick Balyan on Twitter: https://twitter.com/Baghdig Creator HQ: https://www.creatorhq.org/ Lounge4284: http://lounge4284.com/ REC Creator Conference: https://whatsupmtltv.wixsite.com/rec-mtl What's Up Montreal on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/WhatsUpMtl What's Up Montreal on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WhatsUpMontreal Stories of Starting on my Start by Starting Blog: https://www.startbystarting.tv/index.php/category/stories-of-starting/
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August 27, 2019
Stories of Starting Episode 5: Dahna Weber, Intrepid Business Catalyst
Stories of Starting Episode 5: Dahna Weber, Intrepid Business Catalyst. My friend and fellow We2 Network member Dahna Weber talks about her new programs as a brand strategist, website development expert and travel junkie.  Minc Magic website: https://mincmagic.com/ includes links to Dahna's programs: Catapult Catalyst, Minc Magic and Women's Workation Minc on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/MincCanada/ Dahna Weber on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MincCanada More Stories of Starting on my Start by Starting Blog: https://www.startbystarting.tv/index.php/category/stories-of-starting/
37:57
August 20, 2019
Stories of Starting Episode 4: Geoffrey Appelbaum Comedian, Mountain Man
Stories of Starting Episode 4 with Montreal comedian and voice actor Geoffrey Appelbaum. He is a regular at Montreal's Comedy Nest and performs frequently at corporate gigs and fundraisers. He also does stand-up comedy in French at Le Bordel and other venues. Geoffrey Appelbaum Official Website: http://geoffreyappelbaum.com Follow Geoffrey on Social Media: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/geoffreyappelbaumcomedian/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/theexplodingapple/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/theapplebomb Check out Geoffrey's videos on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/user/GeoffreyAppelbaum Montreal comedy club The Comedy Nest: http://comedynest.com/ Le Bordel (Geoffrey's gigs in French): https://www.lebordel.ca/ See more Stories of Starting on my blog:  https://www.startbystarting.tv/index.php/category/stories-of-starting/
40:01
August 13, 2019
Stories of Starting Episode 3: Renee Mollitt, Yoga Therapist, Artist
Stories of Starting Ep 3: Renee Mollitt Montreal Yoga Therapist, Artist, nature lover and motorcycle enthusiast.  Luscious Lotus Yoga website: http://lusciouslotus.com/ Luscious Lotus Yoga  Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Lusciouslotusyoga/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lusciouslotusyoga/ Luscious Lotus Art Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lusciouslotusart/ Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lusciouslotusart/ Luscious Lotus on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC3WkgDhFV_lcPL_V30visLQ Make your own restorative yoga props: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TqydHHW52ek Heather Boyd Wire Yoga Earrings: https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/81912727/yoga-lotus-earrings Stories of Starting on my Start by Starting Blog: https://www.startbystarting.tv/index.php/category/stories-of-starting/
27:33
August 6, 2019
Stories of Starting Episode 2: Ben Cardilli, Comedian, Musician
Montreal musician Ben Cardilli talks about his transition into comedian. Full transcripts and video on Heather Boyd's blog at http://StartByStarting.tv Ben Cardilli on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/bencardilli/ Ben Alexander music: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/benalexanderofficial/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BenAlexanderOfficial/ Comedy Confessional at McKibbons in Montreal: https://www.facebook.com/comedyconfession
22:43
July 30, 2019
Stories of Starting Episode 1 Natasha Henderson, Artist turned Groove Provider
Stories of Starting Episode 1: Natasha Henderson Artist & Groove Provider. Natasha is a Groove Dance provider in training to become a facilitator. Check out her classes at Groove with Natasha: https://www.facebook.com/GrooveNatasha/ Natasha's Art: https://natashahenderson.com/  Stories of Starting blog posts are inspirational, true stories written by people of all backgrounds who have had motivational, eye-opening or transformational experiences. These personal stories can range from low-key or life-changing.  Stories are currently shared on my website http://startbystarting.tv which is a motivational blog for artists, entrepreneurs and creatives. Sometimes we limit ourselves due to our past thoughts and experiences. Other times we take the plunge, think outside the box and try something new to BEAUTIFUL results.   Submit your stories or request to be interviewed at info@heatherboydwire.com. Articles can be simple stories that inspire and motivate others to try something new, take a risk and follow their dreams, passions and curiosity.  Groove Dance official website: https://www.bodygroove.com
14:41
July 23, 2019
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