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Episode 17: The Family Brand

It’s our season finale and what better way to bring all 17 episodes together than talking about family.

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July 29, 2021
49
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Guest: Frank Nelson and BJ Barone, Co-founders, Family is about love

It’s our season finale and what better way to bring all 17 episodes together than talking about family.

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July 22, 2021
35
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Guest: Megan Takeda-Tully, Founder & CEO, Suppli

For years brands have been trying to increase their focus on sustainability. How are they doing? What should they be thinking about and what are some opportunities for brands of all sizes to embed sustainability not just in their business practices but into the way they build their brand?

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July 15, 2021
29
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Guest: Dave Woodard, Senior Reporter, Global News Radio, Toronto

There’s not as much legacy and loyalty in the media anymore with the rise of social media, celebrity & pop culture. With a 24-hour news cycle and media personalities jumping from station to station, you're always looking for the next big thing.

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July 8, 2021
31
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Guest: Danielle Saint-Onge, Teacher, Upper Grand District School Board

Play has proven to be a powerful force in developing young minds and hearts. So why not with brands too? Can brands learn from play based learning techniques used by educators to help drive innovation, further diversity and inclusion and promote the general wellbeing of team members and customers? Should brands play more?

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July 1, 2021
30
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Guest: Brent Closs, AVP, Marketing, CAA Club Group of companies

My late father would say “Everybody’s selling something!” And he’s right, we are always selling something. If that’s true then what are we buying?

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June 24, 2021
35
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Guest: Lanrick Bennett Jr., Managing Director, 8 80 Cities

On The Naked Brand we are always talking about Brands in some shape or form. As the pandemic thunders on the subject of brands are starting to become more mainstream. Why Brands are important? Why People are Brands? How Brands help bring people together through creating culture. And a topic that I’m planning to have multiple episodes on... Why Branding is important now more than ever!

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June 17, 2021
40
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Guest: Jael Richardson, Author, Speaker, & Activist

Privilege is a much-discussed and very nuanced term, especially these days. But what does it mean for the way brands truly understand and address the issues of privilege within their organizations? For brands who are trying to ensure their own story as one that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, what's the playbook they need to follow to ensure they stay true to it?

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June 10, 2021
38
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Guest: James Smith, Manager of Programs and Development- The Grove, at Western Fair Association

Food plays a big role in all our lives and our culture! As our food expectations evolve from basic fuel to food as an experience, the relationship between people and food has become more complicated. Emotion and guilt have become intertwined with what and how we choose to consume food, which has forced our chefs/cooks to have to adjust how they brand and deliver food.

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June 3, 2021
31
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Guest: Antonia Fifi, Scholar, Entrepreneur, Influencer

Mom’s usually hold a special place in our hearts. The presence or absence has a major effect on who we turn out to be. As the standard of living increases worldwide, and the need for 2 income homes continues to rise, we ask how has the role and perception of the mom brand changed? And how does the marketing to moms need to change?

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May 27, 2021
36
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Guest: M. Daniel Roukema, CEO, MDR Public Affairs

In this episode of The Naked Brand we explore the role of brands during movements of change. How do we stay relevant while also staying true?

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May 20, 2021
45
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Guest: Joe Canavan, CEO, NEXT Canada

If we look at entrepreneurship as a brand, what’s the pulse and the personality of that brand? What is the brand of entrepreneurship when you’re creating something out of essentially nothing!

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May 13, 2021
33
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Guest: Sheldon Fernandez, CEO, Darwin AI

In this episode we take Artificial Intelligence and we apply it to…… I’m sure you guessed it, Brands!

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May 6, 2021
32
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Guest: Devon MD Jones, Executive Assistant, Spoken Word Poet, Stretch Therapist, Personal Trainer, Podcast Producer, and Administrative Consultant

We all wear a lot of hats but, how do you make sure all those hats cover a central story? Joining me on the other side of the mic, I welcome the fearless Producer of the Naked Brand, Devon MD Jones.

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April 29, 2021
32
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Guest: Jamie Harnish, Real Estate Agent

The Drill vs. the Hole is one of the best brand theories you may have used, but you’ve probably never heard of.

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April 22, 2021
36
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Guest Ricardo Mcrae: Financial Expert, Entrepreneur, Speaker, and Artist

When we really talk about brand, we have to talk about the story. The story can do so many things, not just for a brand, but for the organization, from recruiting all the way to PR

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April 15, 2021
30
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Guest: Camille, Solutions Consultant

Since the pandemic nobody has become a stranger to virtual. From Virtual calls to Virtual Dance Battles! As we emerge from the pandemic we ask, is virtual going to play a different role or is it just a passing phase?

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April 4, 2020
36
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Guest: Josh Siegal, VP, Organizational Effectiveness, WaveHQ

There’s been a lot said lately about the need for great leadership, but what is a leadership brand and what does it have to do with being a great leader?

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