Hosted by Josh Gonsalves

Mind Meld Podcast

Josh Gonsalves hosts in-depth conversations with some of the brightest people in the known universe. Guests include entrepreneurs, artists, creators, innovators, scientists, and more. The aim is to spark deep conversations around interesting topics to find the tools, tactics, and philosophies that we can use in our personal and creative lives.

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Marketing
September 14, 2020
1 HR 36 MIN

Brent Stirling runs social media performance marketing at Shopify. He's experienced in all forms of paid and organic social, as well as multi-channel strategy building for a number of verticals and industries that include SaaS (Software as a Service), tech startups, direct to consumer brands, hospitality and politics.

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Self Development
August 24, 2020
1 HR 43 MIN

Josh and Juvoni talk about the bleeding edge of productivity and knowledge management tools and how to use these tools more effectively, ideas around combining multiple skills, better thinking & tools for thought, personal development ideas and habits, entrepreneurship and nocode tools, and discovering how systems in the world affect us during COVID-19.

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Business
August 17, 2020
0 HR 59 MIN

Jay shares his philosophies around starting and growing a "phase 1" business, then evolving it from a service-based or consulting business into a thriving e-commerce or scalable software company. Jay is a trained accountant, so he shares some tools and hacks on how to better manage and hack your business finances to save money and be more profitable. We also talk about how Jay is investing in the Creator Economy and how that, along with the NoCode movement, will change how businesses are being created and scaled.

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Business
August 13, 2020
1 HR 2 MIN

We discuss John's experience being an Amazon FBA seller and John gives us tools and hacks on how to successfully rank on Amazon's search engine. We talk a bout Billionaires and monopolies, and how John lost a lot of money in a cryptocurrency scam. We also go deeper into John's BOLD 40-year vision of creating an asteroid mining company and how it relates to SpaceX and the future of our species.

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Business
August 10, 2020
1 HR 3 MIN

Part 1 of 2 with John Marzo. John explains his bold 40-year vision of creating an asteroid mining company, his lessons learned from past failed ventures, getting a patent for his revolutionary dust pan design and how to get to your ultimate destination in life without problems and distractions.

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Business
July 27, 2020
1 HR 36 MIN

James talks about his sudden rise to YouTube fame and the virality of his videos, all while being quarantined in his home during COVID-19. He tells the story of how he quit acting, gave up his first company and went all-in on creating high quality YouTube content. We also talk about James' creative process for coming up with a video and how get gathers the research and writes the scripts for his videos. We also go deep into the world of "fake business gurus" and the rise in New Age Entrepreneurship that people are being sold on.

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Business
July 20, 2020
57 MIN

Josh dives into Bram's philosophies on validating your startup idea and learn about the methodology of how to validate a business idea before sinking too much time, money or effort into it and having it fail later on. As an added bonus, we talk about how you can do this for a software idea without evening knowing how to code.

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Content Creation
July 13, 2020
1 HR 16 MIN

Stephanie shares her wisdom on how to successfully start and grow a podcast. She shares tips and strategies on creating a podcast that actually matters, as well as how to grow your show and get lots of listeners. Being a female CEO of a media company, Steph also shares her wisdom on creating positive company culture and how to cultivate a positive mindset and care for your mental health.

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Technology
July 6, 2020
1 HR 36 MIN

Josh and Mike talk about how immersive technologies and ubiquitous computing can be used to better our lives, teach us new things, and ultimately drive humanity forward.

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Business
June 29, 2020
1 HR 42 MIN

In this episode we discuss how Josh Maldonado got into the VR industry, current and next-gen VR headsets, location-based VR, Josh's advice from a Canadian media legend, remote work, investing philosophies, and his ideas on the future of politics.

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Business
June 18, 2020
1 HR 24 MIN

Michael talks about his journey of becoming a startup founder in Silicon Valley and the story of how he came to start Story Creator as a solo entrepreneur. We also talk a lot about mindset and go deep on what it takes to find your path as an entrepreneur. Both Michael and Josh share some tips about how you can overcome barriers and find ways to spark inspiration for your next big project.

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Science
June 9, 2020
1 HR 14 MIN

Anthony Morgan gives us some actionable tools and a scientific method for gaining and building wisdom in our lives. Anthony is currently in the Molecular Science PhD program at Ryerson University and is the founder of Science Everywhere. He was a segment host on Daily Planet on the Discovery Network, the host and writer for Vice Canada's FLUX.

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Content Creation
June 2, 2020
1 HR 16 MIN

Matt Lionetti is a content creator and realtor with Century 21. Previous to getting in to real estate, Matt was a touring musician playing stages from Dundas Square in Toronto to The Viper Room in Hollywood. His outgoing personality and passion for entertaining led him to his unique style of marketing and sharing comedic videos on social media to promote his real estate business.

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Content Creation
May 25, 2020
1 HR 33 MIN

Chris Olimpo is an award winning creative director and entrepreneur. He is known for Tom Cruise’s first VR film, The Mummy VR: Zero-Gravity Stunt for Universal Studios. Chris is the Co-founder and CEO of The Arcadia Games, a VR esports company.

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Content Creation
May 15, 2020
1 HR 25 MIN

Alex Rühl (@alexmakesvr) is an award-winning virtual reality creator, international speaker and founder of immersive storytelling studio CATS are not PEAS. She received The Drum's 50 under 30 women in digital, Women of the Future Awards, Pioneers of Immersive Realities Award.

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