Are you a small business owner?

The Chatter that Matters podcast and it’s new series Small Business Matters presented by RBC is here to help you navigate your way through the ever changing landscape of today’s economy.

Chatter that Matters is a podcast created and hosted by Tony Chapman. The podcast cuts through the chaos and clutter to focus on what matters most to you, your livelihood, your community and your planet. Each CTM episode begins with an essential question followed by a quest to identify the insights and ideas that you get to where you need to go.

This week, Carly Shuler, CEO and Co-founder of Hoot Reading has built an incredible business, but will focussing on literacy alone be enough? 

Check out this week’s episode as well as past episodes here.

Carly Shuler, animates her dream to be a global leader in child education by getting her Masters in Education and Technology from Harvard, followed by a five year stint working for Sesame Street Labs in New York.

Fortunately for Canada she returns to Winnipeg, takes advantage of some great government programs, to launch Carly’s business is growing but she faces three challenges that involve the word “Find”.  

Find Customers, find Capital and find competitive immunity from multi-nationals wanting her market share.  

Three of Canada’s thought leaders come to her rescue.  Lisa Kimmel the Chair and CEO of Edelman in Canada and Latin America, John Ruffolo, the Vice Chair of the Innovation Council of Canada, and Eric Leblanc, the VP of Knowledge Based Industries for RBC.

Small Business Matters series, presented by RBC.