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#204 Aniko Dalos - Event & Experience Manager - Budapest

Gale Force Wins - February 20, 2024 22:00 - 45 minutes
With a childhood in a French environment, Aniko lived more than 10 years abroad, raised in a multi-language and multi-cultural environment. She studied at Business School in Hungarian, French and English languages, with 2 more years afterwards in France, obtaining an International Management deg...

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#203 Gábor Keresztes - Food and Beverage Manager - Aranybástya Restaurant Budapest

Gale Force Wins - February 13, 2024 21:00 - 12 minutes
The former site of the building was a Turkish fortification, the polygonal Aranybásya, which was largely destroyed when the castle was retaken in 1686, but its remains can still be found on the Bastion level. No written record survives, and it reappeared on the written page of history in 1872. T...

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#202 Emo Ikede MBA, B.Sc, PMP, MCSE - Founder, EjiTech

Gale Force Wins - February 06, 2024 20:00 - 1 hour
Emamoke (Emo) Ikede’s passion is teaching people how to quickly become debt free by reducing their monthly expenses. By reputation, he is frequently invited to speak to various business, community and school groups on this topic. In 2014, he started the "MoneyWorld" conference as a collaboratio...

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#201 Phil Kiss - Professional Canadian Ice Hockey Player playing in Hungary

Gale Force Wins - January 30, 2024 12:00 - 30 minutes
Phil Kiss is a professional Ice Hockey player born in Burlington Ontario, Canada. He has been playing hockey for over 5 years now in Hungary. #GaleForceWins sat down with him when we were in Budapest and had a chat about his career, what it's like to be a professional hockey player and what it's...

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WinGust 7 - Alan Doyle - "A crowd needs a band, the band needs a crowd!"

Gale Force Wins - January 26, 2024 13:00 - 3 minutes
In these 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Alan Doyle joined us on Episode #120 and in this moment from that we feature him talking about how much fun he is still having. A great quote from the episode  "A c...

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#200 Nathan Gregoire - Owner Azure Sunset Villa - CHALK SOUND, TURKS AND CAICOS ISLANDS

Gale Force Wins - January 23, 2024 17:00 - 32 minutes
Nathan is 37 years old and grew up in a very small town with 3 sisters and he wasn't as fortunate as other kids.  He worked hard while in school as a bus boy to help out the family.  He learned an enormous amount about life and working as a bus boy but school was not a priority. He always felt t...

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#199 Allan Dale travels to Serbia as part of an international election observation mission.

Gale Force Wins - January 16, 2024 22:00 - 55 minutes
Having a legacy career like Gale Force Wins is such a privilege but getting follow in the footsteps of your father’s legacy career is a very special experience. Please join us on Gale Force Wins as Allan travels to Serbia as part of an international election observation mission. #galeforcewins ...

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#198 - Part 2 of 2 J. Kelly Sullivan Managing Director Alive and Well Resorts Turks and Caicos

Gale Force Wins - January 09, 2024 16:00 - 1 hour
In this concluding episode we  finish our chat with J. Kelly Sullivan at his beautiful Kokomo Botanical Resort in the Turks & Caicos We sit at the chef's table with Kelly as his staff prepare a meal for us. Kellys shares his unique perspective on business and wellness. In episode 1 we learned w...

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WinGust 6 - Michele Tessier - "Be Happy...Be yourself!"

Gale Force Wins - January 05, 2024 16:00 - 5 minutes
In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  "You cannot be an effective leader if you are not happy, you can make all the money in the world but if your miserable doing it...what is the p...

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#197 - Part 1 of 2 J. Kelly Sullivan Managing Director Alive and Well Resorts Turks and Caicos

Gale Force Wins - January 02, 2024 16:00 - 1 hour
In this episode we chat with J. Kelly Sullivan at his beautiful Kokomo Botanical Resort in the Turks & Caicos Conveniently located in the heart of sunny Providenciales, Kokomo Botanical Resort is a luxury hub. Centrally located for exploring everything this lovely Caribbean locale has to offer,...

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WInGust 5 - Tina Smith Silver Cross mother

Gale Force Wins - December 29, 2023 13:00 - 8 minutes
In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  On December 29th 2020 we were privileged to have Tina Smith on episode #5 to talk about her son Kirk Taylor who tragically lost his life in Afgh...

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WinGust 4:Alan Mulholland round the world solo sailor

Gale Force Wins - December 22, 2023 12:00 - 5 minutes
In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Alan Mulholland round the world solo sailor was in fact our very first guest. It was episode #2 because episode #1 was an introduction to the po...

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#196 Fatemeh Mohammadi and Dr. Susan E. Murray

Gale Force Wins - December 19, 2023 13:00 - 48 minutes
Guest host Fatemeh Mohammadi interviews Dr. Susan E. Murray Fatemeh is a business student at Memorial University who was born in Iran and grew up in Dubai. She brings a fascinating perspective to life in NL. She credits Susan with making her experience in NL much more rewarding. Dr. Susan Murray...

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WinGust 3: "Hope is everything" - Gina Pecore

Gale Force Wins - December 15, 2023 13:00 - 6 minutes
In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Gina Pecore joined us very early on episode#20 when the pandemic was still raging. Her advice to 'take the risk, know what is the lowest bar tha...

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The Economy of Newfoundland and Labrador

Gale Force Wins - December 14, 2023 17:00 - 4 minutes
In travelling around the province with #GaleForceWins,  Gerry and Allan have heard story after story about the optimism that surrounds the economy. In this short video we didn't even talk about the opportunities in Labrador. Business people are by their very nature optimistic. That being said th...

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#195 Natasha Hart - Board Chair of Perchance Theatre and world traveller

Gale Force Wins - December 12, 2023 22:00 - 37 minutes
Natasha Hart is from St. John's. Her parents were tremendous in her upbringing. Her dad is a photographer and is a huge influence in her creative journey. Her mom was in the travel industry and went on to work in women in entrepreneurship and had the fierce idea that you can do whatever you want...

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WinGust 2 - We have to work together: Craig Tucker

Gale Force Wins - December 08, 2023 14:00 - 8 minutes
In these WinGust episodes or 'Moments' of the #GaleForceWins podcast we will be reflecting on some of our favourite moments in what we call 'WinGusts'  Craig Tucker joined us very early on episode#18 when the pandemic was still raging. His thoughts around working together are still relevant toda...

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#194 Three years of #GaleForceWins

Gale Force Wins - December 05, 2023 21:00 - 1 hour
GALE FORCE WINS was born during the global pandemic, where the only goal to start was to create a podcast that featured positive and uplifting conversations with business leaders and change-makers to INSPIRE. This episode contains a short introduction to our third anniversary episode recorded in...

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WinGust 1 - 3 years of #GaleForceWins and a recorded chat before it all began.

Gale Force Wins - December 05, 2023 21:00 - 4 minutes
a 'Moment' or what we call a 'WinGust' from tonight's 3rd anniversary episode #194 on #GaleForceWins This is a snippet of a brainstorming session recorded November 25th, 2020 in which Allan hears the name Gale Force Wins for the first time.  #galeforcewins is an inspirational podcast with New ...

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Episode #193 "Moments" of optimism or "WinGusts" from previous episodes

Gale Force Wins - November 28, 2023 18:00 - 14 minutes
With over 800 interviews on our Youtube channel we have a lot of Moments of inspiration or what we call "WinGusts" and this is a selection of them. If you don't have time to listen to full episodes we will be posting shorter episodes called "Moments" or "Wingusts" on our audio channels. Episode ...

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#192 Don Fitzpatrick - Board member of Perchance Theatre

Gale Force Wins - November 21, 2023 18:00 - 22 minutes
Don Fitzpatrick grew up in Freshwater Placentia Bay and has been on the board of Perchance Theatre since 2018 and he has know Danielle Irvine since 1991. He went to university in 1982 to study marine biology and education. He eventually got into medical school and in his words he "fluked" into p...

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#191 Vinod Bajaj - GM, Alexandra Resort Turks and Caicos

Gale Force Wins - November 14, 2023 14:00 - 30 minutes
Vinod has worked on 6 different Caribbean islands and is passionate about the Caribbean culture and people. He loves the island's beautiful beaches and diversity of the work forces friendly people. He is an accomplished operations executive, who began with Hilton Corporation and assumed increasi...

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#190 Aiden Flynn Co Founder of Perchance Theatre and an actor, director, writer, producer

Gale Force Wins - November 07, 2023 22:00 - 30 minutes
Aiden Flynn is an actor, director, writer, producer living in St. John’s, NL. Recent appearances at the LSPU Hall include The Father (dir Courtney Brown), Poison (dir Charlie Tomlinson) Fun Home (Best Kind Productions) and The Weir (Team Broken Earth), and other recent appearances include Three ...

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#189 Charles Firlotte "This much I know!"

Gale Force Wins - November 07, 2023 21:00 - 19 minutes
In July of 2023 #GaleForceWins brought Chuck to St. John's to speak publicly. This recording is the address Chuck delivered titled "This much I know!" Chuck is principal of Laurent Maxime Consultancy, a management consulting firm specializing in organizational strategy, growth and leadership dev...

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#188 Nicole Hand - Professional Musician

Gale Force Wins - October 24, 2023 21:00 - 21 minutes
Nicole Hand (B. Mus) is a woodwind instrumentalist from CBS, Newfoundland. You might spy her in the back row of the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra, at a wedding with special event band 709 or downtown with ECMA-award winning saxophone group Ouroboros. A big believer in school music programs, Ni...

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#187 Alex Liot - Entrepreneur Founder & Chief Storyteller BIBLIOnomics

Gale Force Wins - October 17, 2023 20:00 - 32 minutes
Founder  BIBLIOnomics · "Optimizing the Cultural Economy" Developing customized technology and offering strategic consulting for the Canadian book publishing and retailing sector. Focused on digitizing the location relativity of books and designing processes to improve the efficiency and effect...

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#186 Andy Jones - Comedian, actor, writer, and a former member of CODCO

Gale Force Wins - October 10, 2023 19:00 - 41 minutes
Andy Jones was born in St. John's, Newfoundland. He is one of the founding members of the Resource Centre for the Arts at the L.S.P.U. Hall. Besides performing in theatre productions across Canada, Andy was notably a member of the groundbreaking Newfoundland comedy troupe CODCO, in incarnations...

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#185 Big Joshua Mcintosh - Turks and Caicos Entrepreneur

Gale Force Wins - October 03, 2023 22:00 - 14 minutes
Joshua Mcintosh is a Turks and Caicos entrepreneur operating numerous businesses. Known locally as Big Josh Mcintosh he was born in Kew, North Caicos. He built a bakery because that is what he knew but a beer company approached him to sell beer and so he built a bar. He has worked in the hotel i...

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#184 William (Bill) Newton - one of the founding fathers of the oil industry in NL

Gale Force Wins - September 26, 2023 19:00 - 35 minutes
Bill Newton was born on Bell Island and is an accomplished engineering entrepreneur and volunteer board member of Perchance Theatre. Bill worked with two or three engineering firms but felt he could do it on his own and created Newton Engineering in 1982. “One thing in business is you have to ...

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#183 Keith Coffen Chief Engineer of the RCN and St. John's native

Gale Force Wins - September 19, 2023 18:00 - 27 minutes
Director General Maritime Equipment Programme Management, Flag Officer, Chief Engineer of the Royal Canadian Navy, and proud Newfoundlander. Gale Force Wins exists to help individuals and companies tell their stories and inspire more optimism in people, products, our economy and our lives. The ...

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