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Floor Academy's mission is to get the heart and soul of the industry, the installers, to stop playing contractor and to become better business owners. With each episode we explore different parts of operating a business so that yours can become more efficient and effective. The lessons learned come from your peers, competing to succeed in a variety of different markets so you can integrate them into your own.
 
With all of these great ideas growing all over Manila, it’s only fair to give all of that talent and potential an avenue to learn, network and eventually, find an opportunity to grow. International Start Up Meetings (ISUM) aims to do just that. ISUM has been bringing together startups, professionals, business-owners, mentors and investors since 2011. From the launch in Paris and through other exciting destinations such as Vienna, Lima and Mexico, ISUM has been a platform for entrepreneurs fr ...
 
Kaiser Chiefs' frontman Ricky Wilson has taken up a new role, as broadcasting legend Tony Blackburn's apprentice, in Ricky & Tony's Pop Detective agency. Our intrepid investigating duo will be debunking pop myths and solving musical mysteries from their office just above a takeaway on the Holloway Road. To get in touch with a case you need cracking: Email (mailto:podcast@rickyandtony.com) Twitter (https://twitter.com/rickyandtonypod) A Globe Productions podcast
 
Helping you to care for your horse, dog or other animal naturally. Suzanne is the producer of this podcast, and is creator of www.taranet.co.uk. An internationally respected online resource for complementary therapies for animals help. Also education advice for anyone wanting a career working with animals.
 
Welcome to the RVC veterinary clinical podcast. In these shows, Dominic Barfield, with the technical help of Brian Cox talks to a variety of different faculty/specialists/clinicians from the RVC about clinical relevant material to everyone in practice, if you are just about to start your veterinary career or you are a seasoned professional we aim to provide something for everyone. Whether you’re listening whilst you are cooking dinner, driving home, walking the dog or even at the gym, we wan ...
 
The BongoHive Podcast is serialised audio content taking listeners through the various challenges they may face as budding entrepreneurs and how they can tackle them. BongoHive is Zambia’s first technology and innovation hub. Established in May 2011 and based in Lusaka, we work with great minds building viable solutions that change the world. Want to start or grow your business? Call +260 95 301 7526, send an email to contactus@bongohive.co.zm or visit www.bongohive.co.zm for more information.
 
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Help your horse, pony or donkey to recover from laminitis with a good supplement. But what should you look for in a supplement? In this episode get info on some common ingredients. Find a written version of this podcast with veterinary research links in my Natural Pet Health Blog here Like help finding a complementary therapist or holistic veterina…
 
In our virtual studio joining myself and Brian we are delighted to have Dr Nicola Menzies-Gow, Reader in Equine Medicine here at the RVC. Nicola’s main area of research interest throughout her career has been equine laminitis, and we thought that we would try to cover this vast topic in a podcast. So more of an overview considering the time! We hop…
 
This weeks guest is Jim Aaron. Jim has been a territory manager for William M. Bird and Mohawk before moving in to positions with the parent company of Carpet One. When the director position at the Floor Covering Education Foundation became available he wasn’t initially excited about it. After some wise counsel he was made aware of the what the pos…
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Huy 1) When using a hold-down clamp to prevent wood movement -for example on the Incra 5000 crosscut sled, I find that often the wood moves veers slightly as I tighten the knob to hold the clamp against the workpiece. Have you experienced the same? If so, how do you deal with it? Would add…
 
This weeks guest is Brendan Hunt. Brendan lives in New South Wales, Australia and owns My Timber, a flooring store. With beginnings as a carpenter, to business owner with a crew of 15 he has had a journey that has taken him up and down mountains. When the carpentry business went south, he hopped into the corporate world and climbed that ladder. Not…
 
This weeks guest is Josh Funkhouser. Josh is a partner at Davidson and Funkhouser a law firm in Scottsdale, AZ. He specializes in business and real estate law. We look at the why’s and how’s of getting your business going the right way from the start, as well as, how some items may be ever evolving. This is a conversation you won’t want to miss. St…
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Sean 1)It seems that no matter what I try its hard to make great mitre cuts. I have a sawstop with a Osborne mitre gauge, an older radial arm saw (70's craftsman) that I've tried the broken fence technique on and I seem to still have trouble with mitres. I do all kids of woodworking from s…
 
This weeks guest is Mike Somodean. Mike owns and operates MSCS, Inc. in the northern suburbs of Atlanta, GA. Starting flooring in 2003 and getting serious about it in 2016 he has come a long way but he isn’t done yet. We get to discussing why your business needs systems. From figuring out your true expenses, to training, to setting goals. Without t…
 
Joining Brian and myself in our virtual studio is Associate Professor Karen Humm one of our leads of our Emergency and Critical Care service as well as lead of or Transfusion Medicine Service here at the RVC. Karen has a keen interest in all things related to transfusion medicine and we thought that we would discuss xenotransfusions. Specifically g…
 
As I wandered around the show floor at Surfaces 2021 I asked people what their best minute or two of business advice was. Listen to some very successful installers and business owners get your pointed in the right direction. Need new headphones for working and listening to Floor Academy? Check out ISOTunes using the link below. Amazing Bluetooth he…
 
In the final episode of Season 2, we pick up on the conversation about entrepreneurship and tech hubs in Africa. What do tech hubs provide entrepreneurs and how can they continue to support the startup ecosystem? How do tech hubs function, and what support do they need to continue to function? Our guests, Martin Labbé from the UN International Trad…
 
This weeks guest is Katie Marcotte. Katie owns and operates Maine Modern Tile with her partner Eric in Otisfield, ME. Growing up she was encouraged to be what she wanted to be. This included learning trades from close relatives as well as having a feminine side as well. Of course being well rounded in some areas doesn’t mean we don’t have struggles…
 
Do you want the best laminate floor installation in Arizona? Consider the industry expert- trust Cobra Flooring Arizona to get the top-quality laminate wood flooring services in Arizona. For your laminate wood flooring installation in Arizona, rely on us to sit back and enjoy your home’s brand new look. https://cobraflooringaz.com/laminate-lvt-floo…
 
How To Care For Your Guinea Pig Naturally In this episode learn more from Heather Curtis an expert on guinea pig care. You can connect with Heather on social media, and find out more on how to take her courses with these links: Instagram My Pet Academy Facebook - My Pet Academy Animal Care Online Courses You Tube - The Power Puff Piggies And don't …
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Sean 1) Second question: This question is for Sean, mostly. I'm getting ready to make a blanket chest with frame-and-panel front, sides, and back, out of cherry and walnut, but the recipient wants the wood from a single source. So for the first time I'll be making the internal panels out o…
 
This weeks guest is Eduardo Martinez. Eduardo owns and operates Martinez Commercial Flooring Services out of Fort Worth, TX. Growing up Eduardo learned the trade from his father. Eventually he went out to start his own thing and has grown it from working locally to traveling the country to keep his ever growing crew busy. Listen in as we talk about…
 
In this podcast Kristin Olstad discusses radiological, vascular osteochondrosis and Fran James discusses arthroscopic evaluation of the metacarpophalangeal and metatarsophalangeal joints.By John Wiley & Sons
 
We discuss the different elements involved in setting up a (tech) business, what startup support is available for entrepreneurs and what can be made available, and the role of tech hubs in the ecosystem. We also look at the Tech Hubs in Africa: Supporting Startups report (2nd Edition), published in July 2020 by the UN International Trade Centre, wh…
 
This weeks guest is Jean Gilman. Gil owns and operates US Fiberglass and Gelcoat in Chester, MD. This has been his way to bootstrap World Proof Products which is a flooring manufacturer. Gil and I spend our time talking about team building and finding the right connections. Listen in to learn why your question should be who not how. World Proof Pro…
 
Do you want the best laminate floor installation in Arizona? Consider the industry expert- trust Cobra Flooring Arizona to get the top-quality laminate wood flooring services in Arizona. For your laminate wood flooring installation in Arizona, rely on us to sit back and enjoy your home’s brand new look. To hire our laminate wood flooring services i…
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Sean 1) Shop router table or store bought. Pros and cons -trszki 2) Hi guys, I'm curious as to whether you guys use metric or imperial. I'm thinking it makes sense to switch to using metric for fine woodworking. I'm curious your take, what you are using and if you are using metric how was …
 
This weeks guest is Jason McDaniel. Jason owns and operates Stoneman Construction as well as being the cofounder of the Global Tile Posse group on Facebook. Getting his start with countertops he took a job on a whim to set some floor tile from a general contractor. This led to man more jobs that focused on an all tile business. It wasn’t always to …
 
In this episode, we look at creating a Green Economy for Africa through the Integration of Sustainable Business Practices. Our guests will walk us through the benefits of green integration to business owners and society, and how to make these practices cost-effective. Our Guests: Chama Sikazwe is the Founder of Recycle Planet, a company that provid…
 
This weeks guest is Jon Namba. Jon is the owner of Namba Services, in Taylorsville, UT. He is also the the Editorial Director for Floor Covering Installer Magazine. From positions with the NWFA to CFI to CTEF, he has been a busy many making many connections. Last time Jon and I talked about investing in yourself. This time we discuss all of the opt…
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Sean 1) Do you sand inside surfaces before or after gluing dovetailed parts together? Sanding before = potentially changing the fit and sanding after = having to sand inside corners. TheRoaringWoodwork 2) Do you buy your hide glue or make it yourself? Leather by Dragonfly 3) Would you guys…
 
This weeks guest is your friend and mine, Ken Ballin. Ken owns and operates Skyro Floors on the Jersey Shore and no he doesn’t hang out with MTV reality show stars. We get to talking about what the industry has termed the “Installation Crisis”. How can it be fixed and what do we believe the solution is. Listen in to know what you can bring to the t…
 
This episode is focused on how small and growing businesses can explore and move into international markets. We speak to Martha Mbewe of UBUCHI who shares her business’s experience exporting honey out of Zambia, and international consultant Ko Goma who breaks down what businesses should consider when going international. Our Guests: Martha Mbewe is…
 
Do you want the best laminate floor installation in Arizona? Consider the industry expert- trust Cobra Flooring Arizona to get the top-quality laminate wood flooring services in Arizona. For your laminate wood flooring installation in Arizona, rely on us to sit back and enjoy your home’s brand new look. https://cobraflooringaz.com/laminate-lvt-floo…
 
This weeks guest is Phillip Gladden. Phillip is a second generation installer. As soon as he could walk he was on job sites with his dad. After over 20 years of installing he was able to take a job with Crain as the Eastern Sales representative. Phil and i discuss investing properly in your tools and why the cost of some tools doesn’t need to scare…
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Sean 1) Great show guys. Been listening a while and I've heard them all. Thanks for sharing your experience. Hoping you can give me some ideas for potential workaround. I recently made a mitered box out of a nice piece of cherry, with continuous grain running around the sides. I rabbeted t…
 
How To Help Your Horse Who Headshakes With Natural Therapies? In this episode learn more about the causes of headshaking in horses. And what natural therapies can be used to help. Plus other tips to have a holistic approach to caring for your horse who headshakes. Links mentioned in this podcast Taranet Complementary Animal Therapies Royal Veterina…
 
This week's guest is Wayne Lee. Wayne currently works for Middle Tennessee Lumber in sales and training. He previously worked at American Sanders and ran his own sand and finish business. One major thing has always made a difference in how Wayne has been successful has been the technical knowledge. Whether understanding the machine, the sandpaper, …
 
In this episode, we’re talking about how to build a business that sells to enterprises. Our guests chatted to us about securing contracts with businesses, corporates, and government institutions. We feature Chinedu Koggu of Probase, Chilekwa Banda of Digital PayGo, and Lamine Barro of Etudesk as our guests in this episode. Our guests: Chinedu Koggu…
 
This weeks guest is Jake schlichte. Jake owns and operates North Country Hardwoods in Auburn, NH. With a grandfather that ran a store and a dad that did hardwood floors, Jake wasn’t lacking in the experience department from the get go. What has made the difference in his career so far? Being a risk taker. Find out why he says you have get comfortab…
 
As routines change, our dogs will notice a difference. They may get upset. (We may get upset!). In this episode get some tips on different natural therapies to use to help your dog cope. Useful Links Mentioned In The Podcast Include: Valerian for herbal canine calming Tellington Ttouch for Dogs Bach Flower Remedies for Animals If you find this usef…
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Sean 1) Hi all, greetings from Australia. Love the show and appreciate your willingness to share your knowledge with people like me who are just starting out. I have a question about router dust collection. I have recently built a router table and am looking at the dust collection. I have …
 
This weeks guest is Nathan Hyden. Nathan is getting ready to launch A Step Above Flooring in Lexington, Kentucky. We spend our time discussing what it takes to run a successful business, how to manage a partnership, and why confidence will take you way further than you know. Hyden's Hardwoods Need new headphones for working and listening to Floor A…
 
Joining Brian and myself in our virtual studio is Dr Erica Tinson one of our fabulous lecturers in Emergency and Critical Care here at the RVC. Erica has an interest in a variety of topics though we thought that we would discuss the highs and lows of sodium. We focus on the management of the extremes of both, hopefully not something you see commonl…
 
We explore business partnerships - how to identify potential partners and secure beneficial strategic partnerships. The episode features 3 guests who, through their businesses and their roles, take us through the journey of securing partnerships and strategic collaborations. The episode features interviews with Chabu Muchinshi (Ace Smart Technologi…
 
Learn how to help your horse's health naturally with Eucalyptus. Find out what it is, and the benefits for your horse's health. If you find this interesting, please rate it and comment - it'll help boost this podcast in the rankings, which will help share the benefits of complementary animal therapies. And help more horses to live a naturally healt…
 
This weeks guests are Jose and Daniel Gonzalez. These two brothers run Preferred Flooring in Grand Rapids, Michigan. For years they ran their business with paying their workers via a 1099. In 2015 after some advice from a larger company they subbed from all of their employees were moved to getting W-2s and being on payroll. This switch came with so…
 
In this podcast Anna Johnston discusses the effect of stress fractures occurring in the first 12 months of training on subsequent race performance and Ann Derham discusses the neuroanatomy of the thoracolumbar spine with respect to interspinous ligament desmotomy.By John Wiley & Sons
 
Support us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/woodshoplife Sean 1) Hey guys, I became a patron supporter a couple months ago and I really love the format of the podcast. I am a beginner woodworker who is in the process of acquiring more tools. I would like to start to resaw my own lumber from rough sawn. I was hoping to get your advice on what is …
 
This weeks guest is Mario Fernandez. Mario owns and operates Fernandez Floor Covering in Corona, CA. Starting at a young and tender age with his father he helped install VCT flooring in military housing. At 18 he went full time with his dad and eventually went out on his own. After running his own and having a shop and then losing everything during…
 
Joining Brian and myself in our virtual studio is Dr Laura Cole one of our fabulous lecturers in Emergency and Critical Care here at the RVC. Laura has passion and enthusiasm for a variety of topics, and we are privileged that she joined us to share her thoughts about the development in POCUS. Ultrasound use for many reasons is being used more freq…
 
We discuss the role that digitization plays in the business sector, by addressing ways in which tech is transforming businesses and business models, especially during COVID-19. The episode features interviews with entrepreneurs Afshon Wallace Ngige of Afridelivery, Perseus Mlambo of Zazu, and representatives from the National Technology Business Ce…
 
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