Business Insights w/John Racine - Episode 10

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Episode 10: Mike Woods

In this episode, Mike and I discuss how he was introduced to music and how the impact from a high school teacher help set Mike up for his future. We uncover how difficult it is to make a career in the music business and how Mike and his wife have set up several different ventures that have allowed them to reach a larger audience. You will want to listen right to the end where Mike is able to provide great insights on the commitment and mindset that will help you prepare for life as an entrepreneur.  

Business Insights w/John Racine - Episode 9


Business Insights w/ John Racine episode 9:

Gordon Woods, World War II veteran from Port Hope, Ontario.

Please join me to hear my 95 year old grandfather, Gordon Woods tell us a few stories of his time on the HMCS Fennel during World War 2. Please check out the ship’s Wikipedia page here:

Bump, as he is know affectionately by our family, bravely crossed the North Atlantic many times during the war protecting convoys from German U-Boats.

Business Insights with John Racine - October 4

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Business Insights w/ John Racine episode 5: Bill Patchett

Bill's story includes leaving school at a young age to help out at home, his introduction to the grocery business, transitioning from employee to owning multiple grocery stores, why garden centres are important, his championing of many community causes, secrets to successful fundraising, Rotary, the hospital, and much more!

Business Insights with John Racine - September 27

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Business Insights with John Racine - Episode 4

This week’s guest is Blake Holton from Holton Flowers in Port Hope

Blake's story includes finding his entrepreneurial spirit at a young age, starting Holton Flowers, the interesting story behind competing with his wife Eileen, their talented staff, how the store buys flowers, his love for owning a business in Port Hope, and much more!

Coming September 6th!


I am very excited to announce the launch of my new radio show Business Insights w/ John Racine, debuting Thursday, September 6th at noon on Northumberland 89.7 FM Small Town Radio.

I have become inspired to do this show after enjoying countless interesting business stories from clients over the years.

Northumberland is a community rich with business leaders, all with their own unique roads to success, and I look forward to profiling these individuals on my show.

Please stay tuned for announcements about upcoming guests and thank you for your support!