D2B Season 13 (2022)
2022 Year in Review
12/30/2022 – Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega update some of the stories D2B reported on in 2022.
The Edinburgh Reforms
12/24/2022 – Dez Morgan and Skip Montreux report on the financial reform package announced by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt in Edinburgh, Scotland.
World Cup Qatar 2022
12/11/2022 – Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss the business side of the World Cup being hosted in Qatar.
Interview with Lindsay McMahon of All Ears English
12/02/2022 – Skip Montreux speaks with Lindsay McMahon of the All Ears English podcast about her journey from English teacher to podcaster & entrepreneur.
Blocked M&A in the publishing industry
11/27/2022 – Dez Morgan reports to Skip Montreux on the Merger and Acquisition between Penguin Random House and Simon & Schuster that was recently blocked by a US court.
The Canva Story – Part 2
11/19/2022 – Skip Montreux tells Samantha Vega about Canva’s journey from small graphic design company to the giant Unicorn they are today.
11/12/2022 – In part 1 of this 2 part episode, Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the online graphic design company – Canva.
The Brazilian Presidential Election
10/26/2022 – Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss the runoff election about to happen in Brazil.
The UK’s new Prime Minster and her mini-budget
10/19/2022 – Dez Morgan gives Skip Montreux a rundown on what is happening in UK politics.
10/13/2022 – In part 2 of this interview, Greg talks about analyzing your competition, the importance of SWOT analysis, and formulating a Unique Value Proposition.
10/05/2022 – This is part one of a four-part interview with Gregory Kostiuk, the President and Founder of StratEx Sales. Greg speaks with Skip about why it is important for every business to have and effective sales plan and gives 7 tips on how to create one.
9/28/2022 – Dez Morgan explains to Skip Montreux how the British Royal family make their money.
The Dismissal of Lisa LaFlamme
09/09/2022 – Samantha Vega and Skip Montreux report on the dismissal of Canadian News Anchor Lisa LaFlamme.
Hayabusa2 & Asteroid Mining
8/20/2022 – Skip Montreux tells Samantha Vega about the Hayabusa2 space mission to retrieve a sample from a near-earth asteroid. They also report on the very new industry of asteroid mining.
Job shortages in the airline industry
8/6/2022 – Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the labor shortage in the airline industry.
Economic Crisis in Sri Lanka
7/21/2022 – Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan look at the causes of the economic crisis in Sri Lanka.
6/30/2022 – Samantha Vega and Skip Montreux report on the copyright issue surrounding Top Gun: Maverick.
6/26/2022 – Skip Montreux tells Samantha Vega about the recent trend in some Canadian businesses — allowing employees to bring their pet dogs to work.
French vineyards & the wine industry
6/8/2022 – Dez Morgan reports on the wine industry and tells Skip Montreux about the hardships French winemakers are having.
Currency rates and the falling yen
5/31/2022 – Dez Morgan and Skip Montreux discuss currency markets and the weak Japanese yen.
EV Battery recycling challenges
5/22/2022 – Dez Morgan talks to Skip Montreux about Electric Vehicle (EV) batteries.
5/4/2022 – Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan take a close look at the top medical tourism destinations in the world.
China’s naval build up
4/5/2022 – Skip Montreux and Dez Morgan discuss China’s naval build up that includes the Liaoning and Shandong aircraft carriers.
Meta takes remote work to the extreme
5/29/2022 – Skip Montreux takes a look at a recent Wall Street Journal article that reported on Meta Platform Inc.’s (Facebook & Instagram) remote working policy.
3/12/2022 – Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega discuss the economic restrictions and government sanctions being placed on Russia in response to their invasion of Ukraine.
The Freedom Convoy
3/3/2022 – Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega talk about the Canadian Freedom Convoy. What was this protest all about?
2/13/2022 – Skip Montreux and Samantha Vega take a trip back in time to report on the 1920 financial scandal that rocked the US and gave us the term – Ponzi scheme.