Perch, the podcast
By ATB Financial
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Perch is where we dig deep into the work done by ATB Financial’s Economics and Research team. Join host Rob Roach as he talks with the experts, influencers and big thinkers who are shaping Alberta and tell the stories of what’s happening in our province’s economy.
||CleanEpisode One: Been there, done that: An interview with entrepreneur and Dragon Manjit Minhas||“Will you be able to handle rejection and failure? Because, trust me, it’s coming” – Manjit Minhas Opening the series is a conversation with successful entrepreneur, venture capitalist and TV star Manjit Minhas. From starting a brewery with...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Two: Taking the leap: New entrepreneurs||“One of the mistakes is underestimating the need for cash flow. Businesses typically don’t go out of business because they aren’t profitable. They go out of business because they run out of cash” – Myron Feser This episode is the second of a..||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Three: Breaking new ground: Millennial entrepreneurs||“One of the virtues of working for myself is I can be incredibly agile in terms of what kind of work I can take on” – Zoë Fullen Here we zero-in on millennial entrepreneurs and what it’s like to be starting a business in 2019. We interview...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Four: Breaking down barriers: Women entrepreneurs||“When it comes to entrepreneurship, the one difference that I see is that women tend to start businesses because they are passionate about something. So there is a social change element or some type of change that women are trying to incorporate...||2/5/2019||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode One: To go, or not to go, that is the question||“An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest.” – Benjamin Franklin There are many reasons you might pursue a post-secondary credential like a university degree, college diploma or trade certificate. For many students, the goal of...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Two: What should I take to get a good job?||“My BA means I can Be Anything.” – University of Calgary Chancellor Deborah Yedlin You’ve decided that it makes sense to pursue post-secondary education, but what should you take if you want a good job at the end? Should you go to university,...||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode Three: Is post-secondary getting the job done?||“The mark of higher education isn't the knowledge you accumulate in your head. It's the skills you gain about how to learn.” – Adam Grant A post-secondary education has the potential to open a lot of doors in the job market and its importance is..||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPerch, the podcast||Perch, the podcast is here and its first series is on post-secondary education and the Alberta economy. Is post-secondary education worth the time, money and effort? Should you go? What should you take? Are students learning what they need to succeed?..||9/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Insightful and interesting
Very interesting and wonderful to hear about what is in the works.
A worthy addition
It's great to have an audio supplement to the work done by ATB's research and economics team, so I can soak up their insights while walking or driving. An excellent extension of the work.