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Episode 125 - John McDonald

Talkingbooksandstuff's podcast

John Brady McDonald is a Nehiyawak-Metis writer, artist, historian, musician, playwright, actor and activist born and raised in Prince Albert, Saskatchewan. He is from the Muskeg Lake Cree Nation and the Mistawasis Nehiyawak. The great-great-great grandson of Chief Mistawasis of the Plains Cree, as well as the grandson of famed Metis leader Jim Brady, John’s writings and artwork have been displayed in various publications, private and permanent collections and galleries around the world, including the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa. John is the author of several books, and has had his written works published and presented around the globe. ​John has studied at England’s prestigious University of Cambridge, where in July 2000 he made international headlines by symbolically ‘discovering’ and ‘claiming’ England for the First Peoples of the Americas. John is also an acclaimed public speaker, who has presented in venues across the globe, such as the Anskohk Aboriginal Literature Festival, the Black Hills Seminars on Reclaiming Youth, The Appalachian Mountain Seminars, the Edmonton and Fort McMurray Literary Festival, the Eden Mills Writers Festival and at the Ottawa International Writers Festival. John was honoured with the opportunity to speak in Australia in April of 2001. John was also included in the Aboriginal Artists and Performers Inventory for the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, BC.


1 Oct 2021

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Assemblyman John McDonald talks about the Covid Vaccine

Focus on Albany

Assemblyman John McDonald talks about the Covid Vaccine


10 Sep 2021

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John Mcdonald- Log College And Seminary

Rooted In Revelation

John McDonald, President of the Log College and Seminary, discusses the history and educational philosophy of "The Log." If you're unfamiliar with The Log, it is a free college and seminary with a rigorous degree program that aims to train up men within their local church, under the oversight of a qualified mentor, for the gospel ministry.

1hr 37mins

13 Jul 2021

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Boomer's Basement with John McDonald & Maria Sansaet

Boomer's Basement

We are kicking off Memorial Day Weekend by talking Islandology, Beach Bar Piano Show, Trop Rock, Buffett, and saluting our fellow artists who serve and have served for our country. Tips graciously accepted! paypal.me/BoomerBlake or Venmo @Boomer-Blake. Subscribe to this podcast and follow 'Boomer Blake and the Shorebreak' on Facebook to be notified of new shows. Originally aired on Facebook Live 5/28/21.--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/boomer-blake/support

1hr 38mins

31 May 2021

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John McDonald - Legendary MC !

Sheikhys Sports Journey's Podcast

Today I am joined by the legend MC John McDonald He has lived a fascinating life to say the least, here him chat about his childhood all the way up to going into the army. Sadly a major parachute accident saw his career end in the Army, John wasn't ready to give up doing something special with his life and went on to work for OBE Barry Hearn of Matchroom Sport & become the voice of Professional Darts Corporation A must watch episode - Please don't forget to subscribe Please subscribe Follow us and listen on the following links Twitter @sheikhyssj1 Instagram @sheikhyssj1 Facebook sheikhys sports journeys Apple Podcasts sheikhys sports journeys Spotify sheikhys sports journeys

1hr 5mins

14 Apr 2021

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Episode 95: John McDonald of Next Studios

Taking Care in Business

Do you have an idea for a business and you want to know if it is viable? John McDonald founded the first Benefits (B) Corporation venture studio: Next Studios in Indianapolis. Hear how this unique partnership of experienced entrepreneurs helps visionaries shape and craft ideas and move them forward with capital and talent. “By entrepreneurs,Continue reading "Episode 95: John McDonald of Next Studios" The post Episode 95: John McDonald of Next Studios appeared first on Taking Care in Business.


4 Mar 2021

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John McDonald | Dream Balancing | Space Time Travel

Ride AAlong Podcast

If you like the content you hear and woul like to support, please make a donation via CashApp, Venmo, or Paypal @ RideAAlongpodcast. Also DM me @ejwatson111 if you would like a Ride AAlong Podcast t-shirt. Otherwise, ENJOY!!!

1hr 58mins

3 Feb 2021

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From Film to Furniture with John McDonald, Founder and CEO of Semihandmade

Stairway to CEO

###In This Episode You’ll Hear About: How he grew up in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania with supportive middle class parents who came from different economic backgrounds How John made his way to California with a dream of being a part of the film industry where he worked in the mailroom at Paramount Studios and worked on the sets of movies, television, and commercials How his time on set led to an interest in writing, which he did for years while waiting tables in Hollywood Why 9/11 became a pivotal moment for him, which led to an interest in joining the LAPD How a decision to buy antique chairs to refinish and sell led to pursuing a woodworking education at Cerritos College and finding something he really enjoyed doing When the idea for Semihandmade was put into his mind and how he started testing the concept in clients’ kitchens with great success How a collaboration in 2013 with designer Sarah Sherman Samuel became a catalyst for lots of growth and opportunity What John has learned and how he has grown as a person and as a leader and what recent changes have been made with his team that have poised Semihandmade for the next wave of growth ###To Find Out More: Semihandmade.com ###Quotes: “I'm proud of the diversity of our 55 people. The fact that I think maybe 12 out of the 16 top people are all women.” “So as a leader I'm still learning.” “My strength is asking questions and being willing to admit there's a lot of stuff I don't know. Just the idea that you don't know what you don't know. And there's a ton of that I don't know.” “I'm proud of what I've done and what we continue to do as a company, I'm also aware that it can be so much easier.” “Be fearless. You're putting yourself out there. It takes a huge amount of courage.” “Consume everything in that space. Listen to podcasts like yours. Read magazines.” “There's so much content in the world right now that wasn't available like three, four or five years ago for people that want to start businesses.” “Don't be afraid to reach out to people.”

1hr 4mins

3 Nov 2020

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Semihandmade's John McDonald on hitching his wagon to Ikea, and then competing with it

The Modern Retail Podcast

If you're going to ride behind another brand's success, Ikea isn't a bad choice. That's, in fact, what Semihandmade did.Semihandmade makes and sells cabinet doors for the giant retailer's fixtures, which can themselves be bought without the doors. For a small price increase, according to founder John McDonald, you get a big step up in quality.But even though business is good on that front -- Semihandmade has been profitable every year, according to McDonald -- he's looking to cannibalize his own market with Boxi, a soon-to-launch, more premium offering that can fit out a set of kitchen cabinets in its entirety.One big opportunity McDonald spots is the lack of name recognition beyond the top spot filled by Ikea. "There's Ikea in the U.S. and then there's 50 others made by the big guys," McDonald said on the Modern Retail Podcast.With Boxi, McDonald is starting with just a few types of cabinet doors. "You do four or five things great. And that's how we're able to be highly competitive in terms of pricing and high quality, but it's not for everybody. To me that's the clearest path to scale," he said.There's nobody else out there doing this, he claimed. Absolutely, there are cabinet companies. But they're faceless. There's Ikea in the U.S. and then there's 50 others made by the big guys. Part of what we want to do is be nontraditional, looking at what the other guys are doing and say 'we're not doing that.'


29 Oct 2020

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John McDonald of Mastercard- Build Your Network

Rising - Conversations with Leaders On Their Way Up

John McDonald is Senior Vice President, Global Integrated Marketing and Communications at Mastercard. In this episode he shares his path starting at Ogilvy, shifting to the client side at British Airways and other moves. Josh and Mat are excited to share his story, advice, and learnings. Hosted by Josh Boaz and Mat Zucker, Rising is produced by Direct Agents and Prophet, with original music by Movers+Shakers. Visit us at rising-podcast.com and please subscribe to never miss a show. Top Picks: John: DeckofBrilliance.com and The Talking Politics Podcast Mat: Lunchclub --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/risingpodcast/message


12 Oct 2020