Blog Archive

12 articles since October 16, 2016.

If Phil & Sebastian Were a Movie...

August 21st, 2017  |  cafe, coffee, coffee roasting, dream job, entrepreneur, espresso

Sebastian Sztabzyb says Phil & Sebastian was founded on "passion and enthusiasm alone". They quickly learned, however, there were other essential elements required.

Paul Brodie, Reincarnation and the Unfinished Business of the Excelsior Motorcycles

June 27th, 2017  |  010, dream job, motorcycles, reincarnation, transcript, turning points

There was something about his connection to the Excelsior motorcycles he was building, something beyond the ordinary.

BRAT: Paul Brodie on Launching Brodie Bikes in 1986

June 19th, 2017  |  010, brat, brodie bikes, dream job, entrepreneurship, transcript, turning points

Brodie Research and Technology (BRAT), also known as Brodie Bikes, starts in Paul's backyard and quickly grows into a business with international reach.

2000 Art Prints + Bike Week in Daytona = Financial Independence

June 13th, 2017  |  010, art print, bike week, daytona, dream job, transcript, turning points

Guest Paul Brodie talks about his first serious crack at entrepreneurship before he found is true calling as a bike frame builder.

So How Did You Get the Nickname Scratch?

May 10th, 2017  |  009, aviation, dream job, transcript, turning points

Our guest Scratch Mitchell tells the story of how he got his nickname and reveals a little known fact about how nicknames are doled out in the Air Force.

Richard Bach and Nothing by Chance

May 4th, 2017  |  009, nc499h, nothing by chance, richard bach, scratch mitchell

Our guest Scratch Mitchell talks about an early influence on his career, Richard Bach, author of Nothing by Chance and a host of other books. But the conversation starts with me starting a completely unfounded rumour.

Sitting on a Surfboard in Coolangatta

April 28th, 2017  |  009, australia, aviation, career transition, coolangatta, dream job, surfboard, transcript, turning point

Our guest Scratch Mitchell talks about the precise moment that he knew that his days with the Royal Canadian Air Force were coming to a close and the next phase of his career was about to start.

Three Generations of Fighter Pilots Fly Together

April 20th, 2017  |  009, aviation, dream job, family, transcript

The surprising lessons of a unique flight.

“That was one of the most amazing flights of my life."

April 18th, 2017  |  009, abbotsford, airshow, aviation, dream job, mount baker, transcript, washington state

Scratch Mitchell describes one of his most cherished memories as Commanding Office and Team Lead of the RCAF Snowbirds.

Wayne Thomas Yorke: Episode Notes

January 19th, 2017  |  006, episode notes, fatty arbuckle

Selected materials related to our interview with Wayne Thomas Yorke. Just added, selections from the interview related to Fatty Arbuckle.