SBCN Small Biz Podcast

The Small Business Community Network (SBCN) Small Biz Podcast. Featuring interviews with CEOs and other small business leaders, the latest new trends and tips for your successful business. Hosted by SBCN Co-Founder Linda Ockwell-Jenner, the SBCN Small Biz Podcast would be of interest to people thinking about starting a small business, or small business owners who want valuable insights for growth.

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Introducing our Podcast Sponsor

We’re delighted to welcome the new sponsor of the SBCN Small Biz Podcast: Brad Poulos. As an expert on running a fully operational small business (he literally wrote the book on it) there’s no better person to feature on the podcast.

Real Estate Misconceptions

Realtor Ashley Close returns to talk about Real Estate Misconceptions with SBCN Co-Founder Linda Ockwell-Jenner. When is the right time to sell you home, or to make that purchase of your dream home? How do you find the right mortgage product for you?

Interview with Glenn Poulos

In today's episode, Linda is joined by Glenn Poulos, Co-Founder, VP & GM of Gap Wireless Inc. a leading distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets. Listen to hear Glenn's perspectives on the importance of meeting customers face-to-face.  Award Winning Author of Never Sit in the Lobby 

Interview with Peter Piluk

Linda is joined today by Pathway’s Peter Piluk - an Ontario based company providing bookkeeping, accounting and other services. Many people don’t have a great understanding of their business numbers, which means they might be missing some key opportunities. 

Being Unique

Small business isn’t all “fun and making lots of money” - it’s hard work. Linda Ockwell-Jenner is joined by one of the hardest working ‘First Lady of Networking’ to talk about being unique. As we mature should we embrace our uniqueness?

Interview with Brad Poulos

Linda Ockwell-Jenner is joined by Brad Poulos - a lecturer at the Ted Rogers School of Management Entrepreneurship at Toronto Metropolitan University (TMU). From being a technical trainer, to CEO of a public company and everything in between, Brad has a fascinating and passionate approach to business.

The Business of Cars

Linda Ockwell-Jenner is joined by Theresa Ullyot, a Waterloo-based Automotive Sales Specialist with Canada Cars. As a small business owner herself, Theresa has turned her experiences to help other business owners find their idea vehicles. There’s even a special deal for SBCN members!

Cold Calling

We have a returning guest! Ashley Close once again sits down for a chat with Linda Ockwell-Jenner for a conversation about cold calling - something that makes many of us shudder. As a realtor, Ashley shares her experiences and tips for reaching out ‘cold’.

Special Agent Ashley Close

SBCN Co-Founder Linda Ockwell-Jenner is joined by Realtor, Ashley Close from Guelph-based Davenport Realty, Brokerage. Ashley’s goal is to delight her clients. Today’s conversation shines a light on how Ashley approaches this and how she got started in the real estate world.

Exploring Nutrition

Linda is joined by Sara Lodge, a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, and a member of the Canadian Association of Natural Nutrition Professionals. Today’s conversation looks at the role of a nutritionist and how they fit into the health and wellness spectrum.