September 25th, 2018 | Season 1 | 48 mins 52 secs
author, breathe, businesswoman, community, creative, depression, entrepreneur, growing, growth, interview, jo-anne, joanne, love, malton, mental health, mississauga, motivation, podcast, poems, poetry, prayers, progress, prose, published, purpose, radio, rct, rct ep 19, rct podcast, real community talks, resiliency, rest, romance, santos, self published, spoken, success, therapy, wings, word, writing
Jo-Anne Santos is a self-published author who in March 2018 released the popular "Growing Wings Book". By day she is an Early Childhood Educator and by night she is a writer/author who is currently working on resources to support up and coming authors who wish to self publish. On this episode we talk about her recently released book "Growing Wings", her fight with depression, how pace is a sign of maturity, and a super dope exclusive opportunity to purchase her book online.
September 18th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 2 mins
businessman, clothing, community, custom, entrepreneur, failure, flyby, flybydesign, flybydesignshop, graphics, illustrator, influencer, instagram, interview, malton, mississauga, motivation, photoshop, podcast, power, progress, purpose, radio, rct, rct ep 17, rct podcast, real community talks, rexdale, risk, screenprint, success, tattoo, transformers, weeknd, youth, youtube
Sheldon Halstead is the founder and owner of one of the GTA's most popular custom clothing, graphic design and clothing line companies known as Fly By Design. On this episode we talk about the reality of being an entrepreneur, how to balance being a father and a business owner, why completing a degree isn’t the only pathway to success, and how he deals with the idea of being powerful beyond measure.
August 21st, 2018 | Season 1 | 46 mins 1 sec
anxiety, artist, brampton, content, culture, depression, entrepreneur, hiphop, influencer, malton, mental health, mh, military, mississauga, music producer, podcast, producer, rappers, rct, rctpodcast, real community talks, realcommunitytalks, savy jay, savyjay, songwriter, soundcloud, toronto, video podcast
Savy Jay Aka AJ, the Founder of $AVTEAM is a Malton Based Singer, Rapper, Songwriter and Music Producer who has been popping off in the Greater Toronto Area with roughly 9k supporters on Instagram. On this episode we discuss the behind the scenes aspects of music production, how he dealt with depression, anxiety and mental health, and how he almost burned his house down over some chicken nuggets.
August 14th, 2018 | Season 1 | 55 mins 27 secs
basir ahmad, bfx, bfxphotography, blogging, brampton, cfre radio, chrissy teigen, digital marketer, digital marketing, entrepreneur, film podcast, george brown college, instagram, instagram photography, john legend, malton, mississauga, peter mckinnon, photographer, photography, podcast, rct basir, real c talks, real community talks, regent park, toronto, utm
Basir Ahmad aka BFX is the founder and photographer of BFX Photography, is the founder of Click Clique 6ix a page that features talented GTA Photographers and during his 9-5 he is a Digital Marketing Associate/Graphic Designer for a downtown Toronto Corporate Company. On this episode we talk about why your personal brand is important, why he does photo-shoots for free, how photography has been a tool to develop dope friendships, and how he played a role in one of his friends Instagram posts about John Legend being reposted by Chrissy Teigen.
July 31st, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 12 mins
brampton, canada christian college, entrepreneur, free lance artist, free lance painter, hand painted murals, jess spagnolo, losing a loved one, love nature, malton, mississauga, musician, paul baloche, podcast, rct podcast, real community talks, singer, society 6, songwriter, ted talks, toronto, video podcast, visual artist, york university
Jess Spagnolo is a multi-talented visual artist/free lance painter and a professional singer, songwriter, and musician playing across Toronto and the GTA. Recently Jess launched some of her artwork on a site called Society 6 where you can turn your high res art into merchandise. On this episode, we talk about how Jess uses scriptures about nature to inspire her art, how she utilized her skillsets to become an entrepreneur, how music was therapy to her during the loss of her father, and why she is an obsessive SIM’s 3 game player.
July 24th, 2018 | Season 1 | 55 mins 34 secs
brampton, celebrating daughters, entrepreneur, laadliyan, malton, manvir bhangu, mississauga, non profit, podcast, punjabi, rct podcast, real community talks, sikh, son preference, ted talks, toronto, video podcast, womens rights, womens rights activist, youth worker
Manvir Bhangu is the Founder and Executive Director of the non-profit organization, "Laadliyan", Celebrating Daughters. Recently, Manvir received an award from the Brampton Board of Trade as one of Brampton’s Top 40 under 40 for her outstanding work in her community. On this episode we talk about how Manvir started her own non-profit organization, her passion for celebrating daughters/women’s rights, and how failure was the best thing that ever happened to her growth.
July 17th, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 6 mins
amazon, artist, creative, creative entrepreneur, entrepreneur, film podcast, jamaica, malton, mississauga, poems, poetry, published author, rct, rct podcast, real community talks, spoken word, spoken word artist, toronto, video podcast
Shawayne Dunstan is a spoken word artist/poet and is a published author with five books sold locally in the Greater Toronto Area and on Amazon. Among many other things Shawayne is an entrepreneur, an actor, a cook, a recreation and leisure worker, a dancer, a singer and more. On this episode we talk about how Shawayne fell in love with poetry, how he used it as an outlet to express himself and handle depression, and how washing dishes helped him publish his first book.
July 10th, 2018 | Season 1 | 52 mins 35 secs
allison morris, boss woman, brampton, entrepreneur, fashion, fashion designer, female entrepreneur, malton, mississauga, n i q u e, nique, north york, ontario, public servant, public service, rct, rct podcast, real community talks, real talk community, yeezy
Allison Morris is the CEO and Fashion Designer of the high-end fashion, sportswear, and street wear company known as N I Q U E. Among many other experiences/skills, Allison is currently a Development Services Analyst, has also worked for the City of Brampton in various administrative roles, has served on multiple community board of directors and event committee's was a deputy returning officer for Elections Canada, is a creative industries planner, a retail architect and is consistently elevated her portfolio even as you read this bio.
July 3rd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 6 mins
basketball, brampton, disk jockey, dj, durham college, entrepreneur, event dj, event host, how to become a dj, kingston jamaica, lebron james, malton, mc, mississauga, podcsting, rct, rct podcast, real community talks, serato dj, toronto, toronto dj, video podcast, youtube podcast
Cornel Davis, aka DJ Big C, is a well-known multi-faceted DJ, MC, and Event Host within the Toronto and Greater Toronto Area event scene. Among many other skills, Big C is an entrepreneur, a recreation and operations professional, an avid basketball player, and he used to rap/write music.
May 22nd, 2018 | Season 1 | 1 hr 23 mins
acting, basketball, comedian, comedy, community, courtside, courtside series, creative entrepreneur, directing, drama, dramatic, entrepreneur, family, film making, malton, mississauga, podcast, real community talks, real talks, the hood, the process, toronto, web series, youth
Adrian Wallace is the executive director and series creator of the popular GTA web-series "Courtside". Among many other skills he is a creative entrepreneur, writer, dramatic talent, comedian, content producer, blogger and just an all around jack of all trades.