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The Idea Catalyst Podcast

The Idea Catalyst Podcast

By Lyndon & Paolo
Paolo and Lyndon sit down with creators, innovators, and entrepreneurs, to talk about the journey behind their projects, and how to find your own idea catalyst.
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Passion, Empathy, and Imposter Syndrome - Sanya Chaudhry
Sanya Chaudhry is a recently graduated business and women's studies student with a passion for social entrepreneurship. She's the founder of a non-profit Uplyft Youth, as well as the social venture Nanny Shack. On this episode we talk about the imposter syndrome, as well as the role of passion and empathy in her projects, and in her life. We hope you enjoy this episode, and we really appreciate your support! Subscribe to the show on whatever platform you're listening on, and follow us on instagram @theideacatalyst to keep up to date on new episodes, ask us questions, and get behind the scenes content. To get a chance to be featured on future episodes, go to anchor.fm/theideacatalyst to leave us a voice message with your questions.  Catch you next time for The Idea Catalyst Podcast! --- Music credits Intro / Outro music : The Smell Of Success by Shane Ivers - https://www.silvermansound.com Background music :  Honey Bee by Kevin MacLeod || Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3882-honey-bee || License: CC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Immersed by Kevin MacLeod || Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3900-immersed || License: CC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Bittersweet by Kevin MacLeod || Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/3440-bittersweet || License: CC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/ Touching Moments One - Pulse by Kevin MacLeod || Link: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4537-touching-moments-one---pulse || License: CC BY http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/  
32:29
May 28, 2020
A Creative Outlet - Ana Garcia
Ana Garcia is a student and impact investor with a passion for sustainability, and music! On this episode, we talk about her transition between various career paths, and how certain opportunities have changed the trajectory of her life to something she could've never imagined as a kid.  We hope you enjoy this episode, and we really appreciate your support! Subscribe to the show on whatever platform you're listening on, and follow us on instagram @theideacatalyst to keep up to date on new episodes, ask us questions, and get behind the scenes content. Music credits: Intro / Outro music : "Beyond the Line" by Benjamin Tissot (www.bensound.com) Background music : Various artists from freemusicarchive.org
31:34
February 05, 2020
Find your North Star - Roger Hull
Roger Hull is a student and entrepreneur with a passion for the environment. On this episode, Roger shares the story of his two ventures, and how he found his north star.  We hope you enjoy this episode, and we really appreciate your support! Subscribe to the show on whatever platform you're listening on, and follow us on instagram @theideacatalyst to keep up to date on new episodes, ask us questions, and get behind the scenes content. Music credits: Intro / Outro music : "Beyond the Line" by Benjamin Tissot (www.bensound.com) Background music : Various Songs by Kevin MacLeod (https://filmmusic.io, https://incompetech.com) - License: CC BY (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/)
32:55
January 15, 2020
#musicfightscancer - Alex Leonidas
Alex Leonidas is an engineering student by day, and music producer by night. In honour of his late mother, he's dedicated his music towards the fight against cancer. On this episode, we talk about the challenges he's faced on his journey, and how he's come to fulfill the goal of sharing his music at events like Chasing Summer. We hope you enjoy this episode, and we really appreciate your support! Subscribe to the show on whatever platform you're listening on, and follow us on instagram @theideacatalyst to keep up to date on new episodes, ask us questions, and get behind the scenes content.
50:40
January 08, 2020
The Power of "What If?" - Drew Dougherty
Drew Dougherty is a recently graduated History / Greek & Roman Studies student turned entrepreneur, with the help of the student organization Enactus. Drew talks about the bees, how his project aims to help them, and the power of "what if?" We hope you enjoy this episode, and we really appreciate your support! Subscribe to the show on whatever platform you're listening on, and follow us on instagram @theideacatalyst to keep up to date on new episodes, ask us questions, and get behind the scenes content.
29:16
December 12, 2019
Thinking Impact First - James Dick
James Dick is a student, investor, and aims to disrupt social venture financing. On this episode, we discuss how James got started with the "Calgary Social Value Fund", his impact first approach, and how his inability to say no, got him started on his journey towards driving social change.  We hope you enjoy this episode, and we really appreciate your support! Subscribe to the show on whatever platform you're listening on, and follow us on instagram @theideacatalyst to keep up to date on new episodes, ask us questions, and get behind the scenes content. 
23:36
December 05, 2019
Introduction
Welcome to the Idea Catalyst Podcast. On this segment, we introduce ourselves, talk about what we're doing, and why we're doing it. Stick around for Season 1 of the podcast, which officially starts on December 5th! 
03:26
December 04, 2019