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Last update: 2014-09-05

Terry Flynn

2014-09-05 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with:  Terrence (Terry) Flynn PhD, ARP FCPRS Assistant Professor of Communication Management, McMaster University President of CPRS (Canadian  Public Relations Society) 2009-2010 President and CEO Frontline Corporate Communications,  Nov 1993 – May 2007 Terry Flynn is a specialist in Public Relations, Corporate Communications and especially Crisis Management.  He gained his initial communications experience with […]…

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Focus 2040 Student Competition

2014-01-17 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Click the link above to listen to this interview. Interview with Julia Piccioni, and Heather LoPresti – Co-chairs of Focus 2040 Julia and Heather are both students at MG DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University. This is the fifth year for the Focus 2040 competition. This program is open to college and university students […]…

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Robert Hattin: ProVantage Automation, CME

2013-12-13 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Robert Hattin CEO, ProVantage Automation Corp Chair of the National Board of Directors, Canadian Manufacturers & Exporters (CME) About ProVantage Automation An engineering firm that designs and builds automation control systems to improve manufacturing We don’t make the widgets. We create the machinery that makes the widgets. The concept was formulated over pizza and beer […]…

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Ron Foxcroft, Fox 40 & Fluke Transport

2013-12-06 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Insights from this inteview with Ron Foxcroft About Ron Foxcroft Wears at least three hats Chairman & CEO Fluke Transport Chairman, CEO and Founder Fox 40 Professional Basketball referee Kicked out of high school Trained to become a basketball referee Paid 75 cents to referee his first game and told that he was lousy and […]…

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Stephanie McLarty, CEO REfficient

2013-11-18 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Stephanie McLarty is CEO and Founder of REfficient Insights from this interview with Stephanie McLarty There was a problem that launched this new business About REFficient Reduce, Reduce, Recycle An online marketplace for companies to buy telecom and AV equipment They can shop for deals in the excess inventory of other corporations Benefits to participants […]…

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James Burchill, Business Fusion Marketing

2013-10-24 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

James Burchill is CEO, Business Fusion Marketing and Founder of the Social Fusion Network. About James Burchill “C” Level Management Expertise Prior to starting his own company, James was Vice President of IT & Consulting for an international management and recruiting firm in southern Ontario. There he lead numerous multi-million dollar development projects and managed […]…

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Better Business Conversations

2013-10-18

  Business Conversations On this special show George Torok talks about how to deliver better Business Conversations Important Insights from this radio show include: Why are Business Conversations important to you and how might you use them? Selling Promotion Networking The most important conversations are face to face. Listen to examples of bad conversations and […]…

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Bill Johnson – I am McJobs

2013-06-04 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Bill Johnson – former CEO McDonalds Canada At age 18, Bill Johnson started flipping burgers at a McDonalds in London, Ontario. It was painful to be behind the grill on a Friday night while his friends ventured out for a night of socializing. When they stopped by for burgers they laughed at him and the […]…

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Jim Estill – Zero to $2 Billion

2013-05-28 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Jim Estill – Zero to $2 Billion Jim Estill was CEO of Synnex Canada at the time of this interview (June 2008). Synnex Canada with sales of about $2 billion is a distributer of computer and electrical products. Jim started EMJ Data from the trunk of his car in 1979 and grew sales to $375 […]…

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Alan Bottomley – Ownership Thinking

2013-05-09 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Alan Bottomley is a Business Coach and an Ambition Facilitator. He is a principal with The Achievement Centre and a champion of OwnerShip Thinking. About Alan Bottomley Alan graduated with an Engineering degree in Geo-physics then obtained his CA which led to a 31 year career as a partner with Price Waterhouse Coopers. With a […]…

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David Wojcik, Steps for Success

2013-02-18 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

David Wojcik, President of Steps for Success – a coaching service for business owners who have hit Stagation – and Host of TV show “In Business”. David is an entrepreneur who has started at least six businesses. Many of them were successful – yet he learned most from the ones that failed. He opened a […]…

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Public Speaking Myths & Lies

2013-02-13 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Your host, George Torok, exposes the common and damaging myths and lies about public speaking. Too many lies are spread in the form of “advice” that hurt your speaking performance. George Torok exposes the lies, reveals the truth and tells you what to do to be a better public speaker. ————————- Some of the lies […]…

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Wayne Einhorn, Implementation Engineer

2012-08-02 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Wayne Einhorn, Managing Partner with EDI Implementation Professionals Inc. on Business in Motion with your host George Torok About Wayne Einhorn Started his first business at age 16 and attending high school Started a successful career in real estate sales at 19 Completed his MBA at Ivey School of Business Loves the outdoors […]…

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Fred Eisenberger, The Canadian Urban Institute

2012-06-12 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Fred Eisenberger BIM Sept 16, 2011 Interview with Fred Eisenberger, President and CEO of The Canadian Urban Institute and former Mayor of Hamilton. Fred Eisenberger was appointed President and CEO of the Canadian Urban Institute in December of 2010. His career includes serving as a Councillor for the City of Hamilton and the Region of […]…

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10 Tips to Make 2012 More Productive & Profitable

2012-01-12 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

10 Tips for 2012 from GeorgeTorok George Torok, the host of Business in Motion, kicks off the New Year by offering these Top Ten Tips to Make 2012 a More Productive and Profitable New Year. Here is a summary of the top ten list. 1. Fail Fast, Fail Often and Fail Cheap Be willing to make, and […]…

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Robert Gignac, Rich is a State of Mind

2011-12-28 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Robert Gignac Interview with Robert Gignac on radio show, Business in Motion. Who is Robert Gignac? Co-author, along with Michael J. Townshend, of the book, Rich is a State of Mind. What is the book about? It is a fictional story about the lessons of personal finance as seen through the eyes of a humours […]…

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Frank O’Dea

2011-05-20

Interview with Frank O’Dea on Business in Motion Frank O’Dea is a business builder, philanthropist, author and motivational speaker http://www.frankodea.com/index.php —————— Who is Frank O’Dea? Former skid row panhandler Founder of Second Cup – which became the largest chain of gourmet coffees and teas in Canada. Co-Founder of ProShred Security – a company that pioneered […]…

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Virtual Assistants

2011-05-12 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Virtual Assistants Guests: Jenn Kubillis of JK Business Services & Jacquie Manore of Workload Solution Services Members of the Golden Horseshoe Virtual Assistants Group www.GHVAG.ca Insights from this Interview Outsourced adminstrative assistants – evolved out of the corporate secretarial roles. Now much more than secretaries. Work with small and medium sized business. Do what […]…

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Bruce McDougall, The McDougall Group

2011-04-25 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Radio interview with Bruce McDougall, on Business in Motion with host, George Torok. Who is Bruce McDougall? He is the founder and president of The McDougall Group, a financial planning company in Burlington, Ontario. A past president of the Burlington Chamber of Commerce he is a long time active Rotarian. He is a marathon runner, […]…

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Alan McLaren, Infinity Communications

2011-02-15 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Alan McLaren, Co-CEO of Infinity Communications Who is Infinity Communications? Infinity is a full service communications agency specializing in public relations, branding and social media strategies.  We help our clients “Get Noticed and Stay Noticed”, through focused communication programs designed to build brand awareness and drive revenue growth. One of the best ways […]…

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Kathy Bardswick, The Co-Operators Group

2010-11-26 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Radio interview with Kathy Bardswick, President and CEO of the Co-Operators Group. Kathy Bardswick has been with the Co-Operators for 32 years. She worked her way through various roles with the company. A working mom with four children she was inspired by her own mother (with six children) who encouraged her to pursue her dreams. […]…

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Wayne Vanwyck

2010-10-22 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with business owner and business author, Wayne Vanwyck. Wayne Vanwyck is the owner of three businesses – a training company, a call centre and a franchise business. He is also the author of “The Business Transition Crisis” ———————————— Insights from this interview with Wayne Vanwyck 71% of business owners in Canada plan to retire […]…

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Ken Tencer – SpyderWorks

2010-10-18 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Ken Tencer, CEO of SpyderWorks & co-author of “The 90 Percent Rule” SpyderWorks is a strategic design firm. They are “stratical” - a blend of strategic and tactical. ——————- Insights from this interview with Ken Tencer The 90% rule is based on doing the things that you are 90% capable. That lowers risk […]…

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Tom Beakbane

2010-10-01 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Tom Beakbane, President and founder of Beakbane Retail Connections. Beakbane Retail Connections is a marketing firm that helps business develop their brands and bring their products to the market. Tom Beakbane started his company 23 years ago and employs 11 people. He was born in the UK and raised in Worchester – the […]…

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Small Business Branding

2010-09-20 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

George Torok is a bestselling author of “Secrets of Power Marketing”.  He is the host of “Business in Motion” He is a specialist in helping small and medium sized business gain an unfair advantage over the competition. George Torok offers insights and ideas for small and medium sized buisness on branding and building relationships. http://www.powermarketingblog.com/ […]…

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Beth Oakes, The Oakes Group

2010-09-17 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Beth Oakes, Managing Partner of The Oakes Group. The Oakes Group provides career advice to executives and professionals. Beth Oakes has worked most if not all her career in the business of human resources and human capital. She previously held the positions of Managing Partner at Millar Dallas – an outplacement firm and […]…

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Steve Petrovic

2010-08-19 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Steve Petrovic, Country Manager (Croatia) Pedersen & Partners Executive Search. Steve Petrovic is an inspiring man in career motion. He graduated with a degree in science and became a government commercial specialist working on security and import/export issues. He went back to school to earn his MBA specializing in IT. That led to a few […]…

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Murray Hogarth, Founder Pioneer Gas Stations

2010-07-20 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Murray Hogarth, Executive Chairman of Pioneer Petroleums, President and CEO of the Pioneer Group Murray Hogarth launched the first Pioneer gas station in 1956. Today there are more than 150 Pioneer gas stations across Ontario. Pioneer donates 1% of profits – not revenue to charity. Murray Hogarth was instrumental in the formation of CAFE – […]…

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Mike Pley, COM DEV

2010-07-07 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Mike Pley, COO of COM DEV International. Space – the final frontier! COM DEV produces electronics for satellites. A Canadian company and world leader in satellite technology, based in Cambridge, Ontario and employing over 1,000 people. Mike Pley is an Engineering graduate of McMaster University. ——————— Insights & excerpts from this interview with Mike Pley. […]…

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Walter Booth

2010-06-25 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Walter Booth, Chairman of The Timberland Group Walter Booth started at Timberland as a young Project Engineer more than 40 years ago. He rose to the rank of President, bought the company, sold the company and is now Chairman. He is an engineering graduate of McMaster University. He has donated at least $3 Million to […]…

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Ray Simmons

2010-06-18 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Ray Simmons, President of CableTest Systems Inc. CableTest Systems tests the wiring systems of military jets, high speed trains and the Space Shuttle (the exterior fuel tank has 8,000 connenctions). They provide a complex version of an electritian’s multi meter. Ray Simmons has been the president and owner of CableTest Systems for the past […]…

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Howard Shearer, Hitachi

2010-06-16 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Howard Shearer, President and CEO of Hitachi Canada. He is the first non-Japanese to be president of the company. He seems to thrive on cultural diversity. He is orginally from Jamaica. He is also a people person. The two characteristics probably go hand-in-hand. Howard has worked at Hitachi for over 25 years. Hitachi […]…

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Evan Carmichael

2010-06-10 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

  Interview with Evan Carmichael , founder of EvanCarmichael.com – the online magazine for entrepreneurs. The site receives nearly 600,000 visitors per month. It has the world’s largest collection of interviews and stories about famous entrepreneurs. Insights from the interview with Evan Carmichael: “Donald Trump was our biggest target.” “Entrepreneurs are arsonists, they like to […]…

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Bay Gardens Funeral Home

2010-06-04 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with Jan Nichols, President of Bay Gardens Funeral Home in Burlington and Hamilton, Ontario. This is not your standard funeral home. It's exciting. It has high ceilings, a waterfall and videos screens. …

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Peter De Jager

2010-05-31 :: George Torok host of Business in Motion

Interview with change agent and specialist, Peter De Jager. Peter is a consultant and professional speaker that helps organizations handle change effectively. He helped the world’s leading organizations successfuly handle the Y2K challenge. Insights from this interview with Peter De Jager: “The purpose of skiing is not to get to the bottom of the hill. […]…

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Business in Motion Radio Show

2010-05-28

George Torok founded the radio show, Business in Motion in September 1995. As the host he has interviewed over 450 business leaders. We will publish selected shows on this podcast. George Torok is the co-author of the bestseller, Secrets of Power Marketing. As a professional speaker he delivers keynote speeches, executive briefings and training programs […]…

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