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Pros and Conversations explores what it takes to be successful, whether you’re from the world of business, science or the arts. But more than a series of inspiring conversations, guests share real-world tips and insights, providing listeners with the tools they need to achieve their entrepreneurial goals. Host Peter Reynolds and co-host Damon Adachi, pull back the curtain to discover the story behind the success, the person behind the professional. The answers are often surprising and always ...
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If you're looking for a podcast, but can't find the right one, I have some good news, your search is now done. There are poems and stories and songs that are great. It's perfect for children, ages two until eight. The poems are sweet and all filled with laughter. The stories end well. Happily ever after. So be sure to subscribe and begin to explore. And please don’t forget, there’ll always be more. | Musings and other Nonsense is a children's podcast of whimsical stories, poems and songs. It ...
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In Part 2 of a special, 2-part episode, hosts Peter Reynolds & Damon Adachi continue demystifying Search Engine Optimization (SEO) with travel blogger and SEO specialist Nina Clapperton www.SheKnowsSEO.co How can businesses use keywords to optimize their website effectively? Guest Nina Clapperton highlights the importance of having a blog associate…
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In Part 1 of a special, 2-part episode, hosts Peter Reynolds & Damon Adachi explore the world of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) with travel blogger and SEO specialist Nina Clapperton, discussing the importance of SEO in building a strong online presence and attracting customers. Nina shares her journey of turning her travel blog into a successful…
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The mission was simple, or so it was said - just get from the couch to your big fluffy bed. But the floor was lava, as hot as the sun. If you touched it at all, you were dead. You were done! This fun, rhyming story has all the excitement of a Hollywood blockbuster - just with more lava! Will two siblings make it to their bedroom without being consu…
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In Part Two of "How to Bring Structure to a Creative Business," Peter Reynolds welcomes back Jo-anne Kupiak, a designer and owner of Design Excellence, and Damon Adachi, a marketing expert from Sevenfold Marketing. The guests discuss the challenges of creating structure in a creative business, which is often subjective and influenced by feelings an…
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Looking for a succession strategy that doesn't include backstabbing and betrayal? Join hosts Peter Reynolds, Damon Adachi and a panel of experts, as they share insights, tips, and real-life examples to help you create a roadmap for your own succession plan. They'll explore the challenges faced by solopreneurs, first, second, and third-generation bu…
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Host Peter G. Reynolds and Damon Adachi celebrate the success of Season 1 of Pros & Conversation and give a sneak peek into what's in store for Season 2, including in-depth discussions with experts on AI, small business investing, mentoring, digital marketing, succession planning and much, much more. Support the show Thank you for listening! You ca…
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With over 100,000 picture books sold, Laurie Wright knows a thing or two about being a children's author. Join hosts Peter G. Reynolds and Damon Adachi as they discuss the challenges of self-publishing, marketing, and sales and how writing was only the first step in Laurie's story of success. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics o…
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His up was your down. Your loose was his tight. And when people were wrong, he did what was right. This very silly, rhyming poem for children explores what happens when you look at things differently and accept people for who they are. It’s perfect for children & nerdlihc of all ages. ;) If you're enjoying listening to Peter G. Reynolds original ch…
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Marketing is an important part of any business. It’s critical to building awareness of your brand. But deciding how much to spend on marketing can be a real challenge. Host Peter Reynolds and marketing consultant Damon Adachi unpack this complex topic. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on global talent mobility and the future o…
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From accounting to marketing, working "on" our businesses is often less fun than working "in" our businesses. But if we let things slide, we soon won't have businesses at all. Interior designer Jo-Anne Kupiec provides tips and tricks for adding structure to your business without stifling creativity. Support the show Thank you for listening! You can…
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A curious child hears knocking coming from a door lying on the ground. Should they investigate? This terrifying tale of a dastardly door, is only suitable for trick or treaters who like a good scare. Listen at your own peril! If you're enjoying listening to Peter G. Reynolds original children's stories podcast Musings and Other Nonsense, please vis…
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Everyone knows what a Witch is, but have you heard of her sisters, What and Who? They’re even more terrible. This spooky, rhyming poem is perfect for witches and warlocks of all ages. And don’t worry if you haven’t heard of What and Who. They’ve definitely heard of you! If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'l…
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When a young boy's toes run away, what is he to do? “Five Toes” is a spooky and silly rhyming poem, perfect for children of all ages. But maybe lock your doors before listening, in case your toes get any ideas! If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where …
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Video can be an incredibly effective tool in marketing, but only if used correctly. Join video producer Kevin Luis and hosts Peter Reynolds & Damon Adachi as they discuss how to create a successful video for your business and strategies for making your video production business successful. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on g…
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Being successful in the arts takes more than just talent, it takes real business savvy. Join Peter Reynolds & Damon Adach as they speak with actors Geri Hall and Gary Pearson, stars of the hit theatrical sketch comedy MIDDLE RAGED, about the overlooked business skills needed to make it as a performer, and the performance skills that can help every …
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Counsellor & Trauma Specialist Shannon Moyer talks with hosts Peter Reynolds & Damon Adachi about the mental health challenges facing entrepreneurs today and the strategies to help overcome them. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on global talent mobility and the future of work. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Support the sho…
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For some, retirement is about relaxing on a beach, for others, it's an opportunity to reinvent themselves and explore new business ventures. Radio news anchor and award-winning communications executive Steve Kee talks about his life after retirement, starting a new business, and the rewards of working because you want to, rather than because you ha…
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Global entrepreneur Claudia Harvey talks about the difficult decision to leave the corporate world to pursue her dream and how an appearance on CBC’s Dragon’s Den changed her life. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on global talent mobility and the future of work. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Support the show Thank you for…
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Should you build or buy that perfect home office? With so many entrepreneurs now working from home, the question of whether to move or renovate has become more important than ever. Join Host Peter G. Reynolds and Damon Adachi as they debate both options with Realtor Grant Gilmore & Interior Designer Jo-Anne Kupiec. Support the show Thank you for li…
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Political strategist, commentator and author Tasha Kheiriddin discusses the best approach to creating and managing an effective personal brand, and how to avoid any pitfalls along the way. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on global talent mobility and the future of work. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Support the show Thank…
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Host Peter Reynolds & Damon Adachi speak with Jennifer Kendall, CFO of Discovernet and Owner of Acuity Path about the unique challenges facing women Entrepreneurs and how to “create a business you love, while living a life you love”. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on global talent mobility and the future of work. Listen on: …
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Peter Reynolds & Damon Adachi speak with Financial Planner Tim Keeler and Skyline Executive Sandra Kennedy about sales and the value of building strong customer relationships. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on global talent mobility and the future of work. Listen on: Apple Podcasts Spotify Support the show Thank you for list…
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Host Peter G. Reynolds and Damon Adachi speak with Kinia Romanowska, CEO and Founder of Pros & Babes and the MoMBA, about the challenges faced by mothers with demanding careers and how they can turn the “motherhood penalty” into their greatest strength. Sirva Soundbites Explores the latest trends and topics on global talent mobility and the future …
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When starting a small business, technology is more than just deciding what laptops you’re going to buy. Technology impacts every aspect of your business, for productivity and accounting software, to marketing, automation and cyber-security. Host Peter Reynolds and Damon Adachi speak with Shawn Huelin, CEO of Discovernet, one of the 50 best managed …
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Marketing & Branding are critical to the success of any business, but how do they differ? Is one more important than the other? Host Peter Reynolds and marketing consultant Damon Adachi discuss the principals of marketing and what small business owners should consider when developing their marketing and brand strategy. Sirva Soundbites Explores the…
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Welcome to Pros & Conversations, the podcast explores what it takes to be successful, whether you’re from the world of business, science of the arts. In this short intro episode, host Peter Reynolds and Damon Adachi talk about why they started the podcast and what listeners can expect from future episodes. Support the show Thank you for listening! …
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If all your friends were the same, how boring would that be? "My Friends" is a fun, rhyming poem that celebrates the diversity of friendship. Perfect for buddies, pals, mates and besties of all ages. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Thi…
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Ever wonder how your brain knows you have a boo-boo? That's Officer Pain. He has a busy job trying to keep you safe. He's not very popular, but he doesn't mind. This rhyming poem is perfect for anyone who's ever had an owie or an ouchie. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture…
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Somewhere, in the dark, lives an old typewriter made of bones. With it you can write any story, except those with happy endings. This rhyming Halloween tale may be too spooky for very young ghosts and ghouls. Listener discretion is advised. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's pict…
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A young bear searches the forest, desperate to rid himself of an unbearable itch. What he finds is a magical place that all bears dream of. This silly rhyming story is perfect for children of all ages or anyone who's had an itch they couldn't quite scratch. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter'…
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Have you ever heard that little voice, the one that says, "You can't"? That's the voice of Doubt. It can be sneaky, but you do have an ally to help defeat it. Find out who it is in this short rhyming story. I have no doubt you'll enjoy it! If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's pictu…
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This episode is a reading of my picture book, Lost Hallway: Where do Lost Things Go? Can Griffin find his dog and his ball? Find out as he explores a magical world that contains all lost things. It won't be easy, the Hallway doesn't like to give things back! If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter…
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In this special musical episode, I collaborate with Toronto musician Bloo Burds to create a rap version of the story "Mess Monster". Can a child defeat his own mess before it devours him? Listen to find out. It's perfect for messy or neat children of all ages. If you'd like to listen to this song uninterrupted, visit www.buymeacoffee.com/musings an…
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Deep in outer space, a little spaceship wishes she was more than just a shuttle. But is she ready for all the cosmic dangers out there? Find out in the conclusion to this exciting rhyming story. Perfect for spaceships of all ages. Part 2 of 2. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's p…
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Deep in outer space, a little spaceship wishes she was more than just a shuttle. But is she ready for all the cosmic dangers out there? Find out in this exciting rhyming story. Perfect for spaceships of all ages. Part 1 of 2. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost …
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Warning! Excessive remote learning may cause bulging eyes, pale skin and excessive moaning. If you experience any of these symptoms, listen to this story immediately. You may be a Virtual School Ghoul! If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost T…
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Why do bunnies hide their eggs? Find out why in this eggcellent rhyming story. It's perfect for Easter, or anytime you want to celebrate the sweet things in life. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his latest children's chap…
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In the land of Slumber, each town competes to attract dreamers by being more fun. But in the town of Care, they try something very different. Discover what they did in this silly sleeping tale. Perfect for bedtime - or is it? If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost …
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If you met your older self, would they happy to see you? If you met your younger self, what would you say? Find out in the fun rhyming story. Perfect for the child and grown-up in you! If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things Go and his …
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Single is a small bed with a big problem; he's afraid to go to sleep! But his mother the Queen has a secret to help him. Find out what it is in this dreamy bedtime story for beds. It's told in rhyme and is perfect for beds and children of all sizes. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's childr…
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A child asks themselves an impossible question: Which one of my parents do I love the most? Their answer may surprise you! This silly story is told in rhyme and is perfect for children - whether or not they have a favourite parent. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book,…
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When a young boy skips bathtime, he meets his new best friend, Mr. Stink. They have a great time until the boy realizes no-one else wants to be around him! Find out what happens in this funny, rhyming story, perfect for bedtime or bathtime. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's pict…
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In the town of Nook, every house is a book. But when a boy who lives in a book of facts meets a girl from a book of fiction, can they ever be together? Find out in this literal, literary tale. Perfect for young readers of any genre. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book…
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When the mess in a child's room becomes a monster, will they be able to defeat it before it devours them? Find out in this exciting, rhyming tale that's perfect for both messy and neat children. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's children's picture book, Lost Hallway: Where Do Lost Things G…
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A child is stuck at home during lockdown and his family is driving him crazy! Can you ever be alone in the middle of a crowd? Turns out you can. This story is told using whimsical rhymes and is perfect for anyone who needs a little alone time. Has your family had to quarantine? If so, what did you do when you wanted to be alone? Let me know on Face…
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A bee discovers that all the rhymes have gone missing. Can you help her find them? Warning: this tale is both entertaining and infuriating. It's fun and interactive for the whole family. Did you find all the rhymes, let me know! You can message me on Facebook at www.facebook.com/storiesbypeter If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storie…
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A family of naughty mice move into Santa's beard without permission. Will Santa evict them on Christmas Eve? Find out in this silly Christmas tale. It's told in rhyme and is perfect for families of all shapes and sizes, both naughty and nice :) This special episode is read by Griffin Reynolds, making his voice debut on the podcast. You can hear Gri…
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A child plans to make the greatest breakfast his parents have ever had for Christmas. There's just one problem. Well, maybe more than one. Find out in this whimsical Christmas tale. Perfect for Christmas morning or any morning you're feeling very hungry. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'll find Peter's c…
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A one-eyed cat with the power to spot lies, finally finds her forever home in this tale of trust and friendship. It's told in rhyme and is perfect for bedtime or anytime you might be feeling a little lonely. It's based on the true story of Harriet, a one-eyed cat who was born on the Greek island of Skiathos. She was rescued by the Skiathos Cat Welf…
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Did you know a crayon can tell stories just as well as a pen? If you find writing tough, there are still many ways to express yourself. This is the story of one child and the power of their imagination. It's told in rhyme and is perfect for the storyteller in all of us. If you're enjoying the podcast, please visit www.storiesbypeter.com where you'l…
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