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The Finer Points is the original educational aviation podcast. Launched in 2005, TFP delivers expert CFI wisdom from award winning certified flight instructor, Jason Miller. Over the last 20 years Jason has been working to perfect the art of flight instruction. He was named FAA Wester Pacific CFI of the year in 2009 and 2016, works as an AOPA Air Safety Institute instructor, and writes monthly columns for FLYING magazine. Jason is passionate about conveying accurate, meaningful information t ...
 
A podcast for Professional Pilots, by Professional Pilots. Join hosts Dylan and Max, both professional pilots with backgrounds in Flight Instructing, Airlines, and Business Aviation, on their quest to improve as travelers, pilots, and professionals. Expect to find interesting conversations with industry experts in a variety of aviation fields, thought-provoking discussions on hot topics, and hilarious stories from the (sometimes) wild aviation industry. Whether you’re corporate, airline, cha ...
 
Research in Canada is a national success story worth celebrating: it is also a remarkable story worth sharing with Canadians.The Canada Foundation for Innovation gives researchers the tools they need to think big and innovate. By investing in state-of-the-art facilities and equipment in Canada’s universities, colleges, research hospitals and non-profit research institutions, the CFI is helping to attract and retain the world’s top talent, to train the next generation of researchers, to suppo ...
 
Dee McCrorey, Chief Risk Guru of Risktaking for Success LLC knows that innovation takes more than talk. During the Coach for Innovation show, Dee and her guests - industry experts, innovation catalysts, niche coaches, and social innovators - share insider tips, tools, and practical techniques for leveling the innovation playing field.
 
VentureKast is the podcast about fintech and financial inclusion. Hosted by Vikas Raj, Managing Director of Accion Venture Lab, VentureKast features the stories of the entrepreneurs and investors who are using inclusive fintech to serve the three billion people around the world who are underserved by the mainstream financial system. Accion Venture Lab is a global venture fund at Accion that invests in fintech for financial inclusion.
 
First podcast from Chris Turke a first officer and cockpit procedures training instructor at a regional airline. Talk about regional airlines, landings, and topics to come in an informal and conversational manner. Leave some feedback and tell Chris what you want to talk about while he shares a unique perspective from the right seat of a Crj-200 cockpit and the life of a regional pilot.
 
Learning to fly…in front of the world. A Podcast about flight training. Follow Bill as he progresses through his flight training. This is the audio only feed. The audio podcasts are NOT the same content as the video podcasts, so if you want all the content, please subscribe to both. The audio feed is more tied to the student experience, in cockpit training, with a few features and special events. The video feed includes in-cockpit video sometimes, but is more feature oriented and does not ty ...
 
Learning to fly…in front of the world. A Podcast about flight training. Follow Bill as he progresses through his flight training. This is the video only feed. The audio podcasts are NOT the same content as the video podcasts, so if you want all the content, please subscribe to both. The audio feed is more tied to the student experience, in cockpit training, with a few features and special events. The video feed includes in-cockpit video sometimes, but is more feature oriented and does not ty ...
 
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This weeks guest is Derek Swegel. Derek owns Habit Hardwood Floors in Panama City Beach, Florida. After years of working with his brother in Kansas City, Derek and his wife decided they were ready for a change and headed to Florida. Is running a business stressful, depressing, difficult, rewarding, exciting, and many other things, yes, yes it is. D…
 
This weeks guest is Ken Ballin. Ken owns and operates Skyro Floors in West Creek, NJ. If there is a topic that is discussed to death online, it is estimates. So, Ken and I decided to tackle this subject and weigh in on different options of how to get to your bottom line number. Should it be itemized, a total sum only, detailed? Listen in to find ou…
 
Dylan and Max reflect on 2020 and share some of their lessons learned including: adapting to changing market conditions, handling pay negotiations, and Dylan's lack of affection for KHCR // Flight Advice: What should a pilot do if the principal wants to break away from the management company? [27:45] // Storytime: Max outsmarts a broken APU in Goos…
 
This weeks guest is Andy McWilliams. Andy is currently the technical rep for Novalis Floors International but was formerly an installer for many years. Managing a business is hard enough but when you throw employees into the mix it can really screw it up. Andy and I talk about how to hire and train apprentices for this trade. Listen in to find out …
 
This weeks guest is Sonny Callaham. Sonny started his flooring career in 1990 as an apprentice to a carpet installer. After a few transitions within the industry he found his calling on the adhesives side. Now the owner of Divergent Adhesives, he is also the co founder and Chairman of the board for the National Association of Floor Covering Technic…
 
This weeks guest is Sprigg Lynn. Sprigg owns and operates Universal Floors in Washington DC. Started by his father in 1953 it has had as many as 150 employees. Currently they are running around 40 employees and maintain the business through having great systems to keep everything in check. Listen in as we talk about why systems will make a differen…
 
“Most microentrepreneurs here in Brazil… don’t have a lot of the tools that a bigger business would get. And they were struggling a lot,” says Carlos Dejavite, co-founder of SmartMEI, on the final episode of a four-part miniseries of VentureKast. In this series, we discuss insights from Accion Venture Lab’s latest publication, which explores how fi…
 
This weeks guest Claire Karakey. Claire is a licensed professional counselor and owner of Claiborn Counseling. While receiving therapy as a child she realized how much of a gift it was and decided at 12 years old that she wanted to be able to help people in the same way. We spend our time discussing how can identify depression and addiction problem…
 
Apollo Agriculture co-founder and CEO Eli Pollak joins VentureKast to share how Apollo is staying focused on helping their small-scale farmer customers improve their incomes. Apollo Agriculture empowers small-scale farmers in East Africa with the tools they need to maximize their profits, produce food for their communities, and build financial stab…
 
This weeks guests are Jamen and Chanel Carrizosa. Jamen and Chanel own and operate Icon Tile and Design in Seattle, WA. With over 20 years experience they focus on high end custom homes and spec houses. This has led to having a way of conducting themselves on the job site that makes them the consummate professional. We spend our time discussing how…
 
Flight Advice: A young regional airline pilot in need of some relationship advice // John Clark, COO and Chief Counsel at Jet RVSM explains the flight department company trap and professional pilots should care [29:16] // John breaks down hot legal topics for professional pilots [1:09:00] // Story Time: Max rents a dirt bike to explore Karpathos, G…
 
This weeks guest is Lorie Davidson. Lorie owns and operates Davidson Wood Flooring in Atlanta, GA. Starting out at 15 as a way to help his mom and going full time at 17, Lorie has gained 30 years of experience in the hardwood floor industry. It wasn’t until he got involved with classes and the online community that he saw his career really start to…
 
This weeks guest is Ansel Hall. Ansel is a business broker with Sunbelt Business Brokers in Phoenix. After a career in finance handling multimillion dollar mergers and acquisitions, he hung it up to start his own business. After selling his first business venture, Ansel bought into a car dealership and helped make it successful. Wanting to return t…
 
Accion Venture Lab's Amee Parbhoo joins the first episode of a four-part mini-series of VentureKast to discuss insights and strategies from Accion Venture Lab's latest publication, which explores how fintech startups can grow by focusing on building value for their existing users. Amee also shares highlights from the report's case studies of nine f…
 
Mailbag: Even more COVID-19 vaccine discussion // Christy DeYoung, President of JetRVSM, joins us to educate us on the current landscape of LOAs for Pt 91 aircraft [15:44] // Christy breaks down the latest with RVSM and ADS-B // Story Time: Part two of Dylan's fiasco in Trinidad plus Max and the buddy hose Connect with Christy DeYoung on LinkedIn J…
 
This weeks guest is Sergey Shlyapintokh. Sergey is the Director of Business Development at Thermosoft, a manufacturer of radiant heat systems. We discuss how radiant heat isn’t something to be afraid of, how it can add great value to your bottom line, and why building relationships outside of your direct industry can be beneficial. Need new headpho…
 
This weeks guest is Mr. Karma himself, Ken Ballin. If you don’t know who Ken is, he runs Skyro Floors on the Jersey Shore, as well as being a huge online presence and resource for anyone willing to reach out. Listen in as we discuss how what you put out into the world can help you build your business, why you don’t need to get angry about a guy ask…
 
Mailbag: A timely listener email serves as a reminder for pilots to avoid the COVID-19 vaccine for now // Flight Advice: Advising a retired airline pilot on business aviation [10:21] // Featured Furloughed Flyer: Richie joins us to share his experience on being furloughed from Allegiant [17:45], transitioning from Army Blackhawk pilot to the Airlin…
 
This weeks guest is Christopher Bock. Chris is part owner of Geronimo Floors in Marin County California. With 20 years of experience a recent mind shift has made him much more interested in building systems and owning a business instead of job. Listen in as we discuss some of the issues holding him back. Facebook Instagram Need new headphones for w…
 
This weeks guest is Schannon Violet. Schannon owns and operates That Tile Chick. After 4 years of schooling to be an accountant and 6 years being one, she said “this isn’t for me” and hung it up. She moved to Houston and started a home remodeling company with her partner. Listen in to find out how her accounting background has helped her grow her b…
 
Flight Advice: How do you gracefully give constructive feedback to another pilot? Click here to submit your flight advice request // Mailbag: Airfare Pouch and taking fall foliage through the FBO lobby // John Peroyea from FindAPilot.com shares his unique perspective on the current pilot job market [27:23] // Tom Hauge calls in to explain what cont…
 
This weeks guest is Dave Garden. Dave owns and operates Installation Services, LLC. in Detroit, MI. Starting out as a lone installer and now running a workroom that does installations for Lowes, Dave has come a long way. What has made the difference in being able to go from himself to roughly 200 crews? Setting the standard before ever arriving and…
 
This weeks guest is Matt Garcia. Matt owns and operates Craftsman Hardwood Flooring in San Angelo Texas. After finishing high school early and not being super interested in college, Matt committed to being a 3rd generation flooring installer. After learning the ropes in California for many years, he made his way out to Texas for his wife to enjoy h…
 
The guys thank Jace M and Dustin B for their support then discuss training contracts in business aviation // More listener emails from EP39, an Australian pilot checks in, and a good pilot guitar story // Alaskan bush pilot Liz calls in to explain the ins and outs of flying piston airplanes year 'round in Alaska [28:57] // We cover a myriad of topi…
 
This weeks guest is Reuben Potter. Reuben owns Floors By Southern Boys and has been an installer for 23 years. With only a 6th grade education he has created not only a successful installation business, but also a YouTube channel and an online store. Listen in to find out why formal education isn’t everything it is cracked up to be and how you can …
 
This weeks guest is Mike Somodean. Mike owns and operates MSCS Inc. in north Atlanta, GA. After emigrating from Romania and not returning when his work visa expired, Mike has been able to build the American dream through becoming a hardwood sand and finish craftsman. After years of running his business, getting more involved with the industry and l…
 
The guys thank Erik G and Jeremy M for their support then discuss a couple of interesting posts from pilot social media // We read listener emails in response to episode 39's interview with Lynsey Howell [11:15] // Straight talk with Ted: What's the deal with pilots who bring guitars on trips? [28:46] // [40:25] // Training: Dylan reviews FlightSaf…
 
This weeks guest is Michelle Winters. Michelle owns and operates New Braunfels Flooring in New Braunfels, TX and is also the creator of the Women of the Flooring Business group on Facebook. After partnering with a successful installer in her area to help him get a showroom, Michelle was one day out of the blue left with an entire company to run and…
 
Thank you everyone for the support. I truly appreciate all of the listens, messages, emails, reviews, everything! Thank you to my sponsors and patrons on patreon. Thank you to all of my guests, this show would not be possible or nearly as interesting without you. You are all the true content creators of this endeavor. I just like to ask questions. …
 
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