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Latest Episodes

My Financial Life S02E03 - Designing Your Investment Portfolio for Success

What is an investment portfolio? What assets make up an investment portfolio and how diversified should it be to be successful? What important factors should you consider when creating your own investment portfolio? On this episode of My Financial Life, host Mark Ting, partner with Foundation Wealth speaks to UBC alumnus Ian Robertson, vice-president, director, and portfolio manager at Odlum Brown Limited. This episode of My Financial Life is sponsored by Odlum Brown Limited. Odlum Brown Limited is an independent, full-service investment firm providing disciplined investment advice and objective value-based research with a singular focus on clients. Find out more at www.odlumbrown.com My Financial Life is a podcast mini-series about personal finance, produced byalumni UBC.

75 min1 d ago
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My Financial Life S02E03 - Designing Your Investment Portfolio for Success

My Financial Life S02E02 - Personal Finance: Benefits of Working with a Financial Advisor

New to the investing game? Trying to make sense of the different investing strategies and asset allocation for a diversified portfolio? Need help with creating a financial plan for your future? Working with a financial advisor has many benefits on the road to reaching your financial goals. On this episode of My Financial Life, host Mark Ting, partner with Foundation Wealth speaks to Bernard Letendre, the Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Canada at Manulife. This episode of My Financial Life is sponsored by Manulife. As a trusted partner of alumni UBC, the Manulife program is dedicated to helping UBC alumni get access to preferred rates on life, health & dental, and travel insurance. Find out more at alumni.ubc.ca/manulife My Financial Life is a podcast mini-series about personal finance, produced byalumni UBC.

61 min2 w ago
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My Financial Life S02E02 - Personal Finance: Benefits of Working with a Financial Advisor

My Financial Life S02E01 - Car-sharing: The Future of Personal Transportation

Car-sharing has become a flexible and affordable transportation solution that is appealing to more and more people every day and shifting previous trends of personal car ownership, especially in the newer generations, to increased shared mobility, ride-sharing, and expanding public transportation. On this episode of My Financial Life, host Mark Ting, partner with Foundation Wealth speaks to UBC alumnus, Dave Wharf, Senior Manager of Customer Operations at Evo Car Share. This episode of My Financial Life is brought to you by Evo Car Share. Here to there, with room for your friends, plus Evo’s hybrid fleet is equipped with bike and ski racks, allowing you to enjoy everything the city has to offer. Sign up for free at https://evo.ca, or via the Evo Car Share app using the promo code: UBCALUMNI. My Financial Life is a podcast mini-series about personal finance, produced byalumni UBC.

73 minSEP 1
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My Financial Life S02E01 - Car-sharing: The Future of Personal Transportation

Your Next Career Step – Episode #8: Pay Attention to Possibilities

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. In this, our final episode, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 8, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program is joined by Kari Marken, PhD’19. Kari is a Lecturer at the UBC Sauder School of Business. She holds a PhD in Curriculum Studies from the UBC Faculty of Education. Her research focuses on imagination and storytelling in teaching and learning. Join us to learn how you can pay attention to your own possibilities and how it may broaden your perspectives as you start your career. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

31 minAUG 27
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #8: Pay Attention to Possibilities

Your Next Career Step – Episode #7 - Exploring Empathy: Become more understanding of others

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the final four episodes, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 7, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program is joined by Carina Koo, BCom Candidate‘23, and Chirag Jadhwani, BCom Candidate‘22, hosts of the podcast, “The Empathy Show”. These two UBC students focus on the themes of empathy and emotional intelligence in their podcast that they launched last fall. Carina is a second-year student studying commerce and specializing in organizational behavior and human resources, with a minor in Sociology. Chirag is a third-year student at UBC studying commerce and computer science. Learn how these two students use empathy to address issues that exist in their daily lives and how we can all bring more empathy and change to our communities. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

23 minAUG 14
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #7 - Exploring Empathy: Become more understanding of others

Your Next Career Step - Episode #6: Create Your Own Opportunity: Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the final four episodes, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 6, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with alumnus Grant Munro, BSc'01. Grant is a serial entrepreneur who recently founded a B2B venture studio aimed at launching 3-4 new SW businesses a year. Prior to that, he was the founder of Flashstock Technology, a leading provider of on-demand visual content for the world’s leading brands. Flashstock was acquired by Shutterstock in 2017 for $75 million Canadian. To date, Grant has helped more than 250 enterprise marketing teams, including AB InBev, L'Oréal, Nestlé, and McDonald's amongst many others, change the way they think, develop, and source creative content at scale. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

28 minJUL 29
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Your Next Career Step - Episode #6: Create Your Own Opportunity: Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Your Next Career Step – Episode #5 - How to Cultivate a Growth Mindset

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the next four episodes, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 5, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with alumnus Zain Meghji, BA’00. Zain currently resides in Vancouver and is the head of video for Daily Hive, where he serves as the Creative Director of Video for their branded content arm, Hive Labs. Zain was a Bollywood actor in Mumbai, taught high school drama in England, and more recently was a broadcaster for a morning television show, and has interviewed Hollywood celebrities including Oprah, Beyoncé, Will Smith and Lady Gaga. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

24 minJUL 15
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #5 - How to Cultivate a Growth Mindset

Your Next Career Step - Episode #4 - Understanding Employee Motivation During Change and Uncertainty

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the first four episodes, we explore the idea of ‘Adapting through Change’. Join us in conversation as we learn from industry experts and alumni about career and professional development. In Episode 4, host Nicole Yeasting, BA ’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with Leah Allinger Pezer, BA’02. Leah is a Researcher at the University of Calgary and Principal CoFounder at Lead the Future. She shares her experience as a professional athlete, how sport and leadership are intertwined and how to better understand employees motivations during change and uncertainty. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

25 minJUL 1
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Your Next Career Step - Episode #4 - Understanding Employee Motivation During Change and Uncertainty

Your Next Career Step – Episode #3 - How to Build Resilience during Challenging Times

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the first four episodes, we explore the idea of ‘Adapting through Change’. Join us in conversation as we learn from industry experts and alumni about career and professional development. In Episode 3, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with Dr. Wendy Carr, MEd’97, Professor of Teaching and Senior Advisor to the Dean of the Faculty of Education at UBC. They discuss how to define and build resilience during challenging times. Dr. Carr has had a long career in education in the school system as teacher and district level consultant, as well as in post-secondary, as a teacher educator and administrator. Her work in recent years in mental health literacy education has included the co-creatio...

24 minJUN 18
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #3 - How to Build Resilience during Challenging Times

Your Next Career Step – Episode #2 - Effective Ways to Lead Virtual Teams

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the first four episodes, we explore the idea of 'Adapting through Change'. Join us in conversation as we learn from industry experts and alumni about career and professional development. In Episode 2, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, Manager of alumni UBC's Career Program, speaks with Magdalena Blasiak, BA'99, a UBC alumna, Certified Leadership Coach, Project Management Professional, and owner of Shine Forward Consulting about what we can do as individuals and leaders to lead effective teams while working remotely. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

26 minJUN 4
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #2 - Effective Ways to Lead Virtual Teams

Latest Episodes

My Financial Life S02E03 - Designing Your Investment Portfolio for Success

What is an investment portfolio? What assets make up an investment portfolio and how diversified should it be to be successful? What important factors should you consider when creating your own investment portfolio? On this episode of My Financial Life, host Mark Ting, partner with Foundation Wealth speaks to UBC alumnus Ian Robertson, vice-president, director, and portfolio manager at Odlum Brown Limited. This episode of My Financial Life is sponsored by Odlum Brown Limited. Odlum Brown Limited is an independent, full-service investment firm providing disciplined investment advice and objective value-based research with a singular focus on clients. Find out more at www.odlumbrown.com My Financial Life is a podcast mini-series about personal finance, produced byalumni UBC.

75 min1 d ago
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My Financial Life S02E03 - Designing Your Investment Portfolio for Success

My Financial Life S02E02 - Personal Finance: Benefits of Working with a Financial Advisor

New to the investing game? Trying to make sense of the different investing strategies and asset allocation for a diversified portfolio? Need help with creating a financial plan for your future? Working with a financial advisor has many benefits on the road to reaching your financial goals. On this episode of My Financial Life, host Mark Ting, partner with Foundation Wealth speaks to Bernard Letendre, the Head of Wealth and Asset Management, Canada at Manulife. This episode of My Financial Life is sponsored by Manulife. As a trusted partner of alumni UBC, the Manulife program is dedicated to helping UBC alumni get access to preferred rates on life, health & dental, and travel insurance. Find out more at alumni.ubc.ca/manulife My Financial Life is a podcast mini-series about personal finance, produced byalumni UBC.

61 min2 w ago
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My Financial Life S02E02 - Personal Finance: Benefits of Working with a Financial Advisor

My Financial Life S02E01 - Car-sharing: The Future of Personal Transportation

Car-sharing has become a flexible and affordable transportation solution that is appealing to more and more people every day and shifting previous trends of personal car ownership, especially in the newer generations, to increased shared mobility, ride-sharing, and expanding public transportation. On this episode of My Financial Life, host Mark Ting, partner with Foundation Wealth speaks to UBC alumnus, Dave Wharf, Senior Manager of Customer Operations at Evo Car Share. This episode of My Financial Life is brought to you by Evo Car Share. Here to there, with room for your friends, plus Evo’s hybrid fleet is equipped with bike and ski racks, allowing you to enjoy everything the city has to offer. Sign up for free at https://evo.ca, or via the Evo Car Share app using the promo code: UBCALUMNI. My Financial Life is a podcast mini-series about personal finance, produced byalumni UBC.

73 minSEP 1
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My Financial Life S02E01 - Car-sharing: The Future of Personal Transportation

Your Next Career Step – Episode #8: Pay Attention to Possibilities

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. In this, our final episode, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 8, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program is joined by Kari Marken, PhD’19. Kari is a Lecturer at the UBC Sauder School of Business. She holds a PhD in Curriculum Studies from the UBC Faculty of Education. Her research focuses on imagination and storytelling in teaching and learning. Join us to learn how you can pay attention to your own possibilities and how it may broaden your perspectives as you start your career. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

31 minAUG 27
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #8: Pay Attention to Possibilities

Your Next Career Step – Episode #7 - Exploring Empathy: Become more understanding of others

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the final four episodes, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 7, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program is joined by Carina Koo, BCom Candidate‘23, and Chirag Jadhwani, BCom Candidate‘22, hosts of the podcast, “The Empathy Show”. These two UBC students focus on the themes of empathy and emotional intelligence in their podcast that they launched last fall. Carina is a second-year student studying commerce and specializing in organizational behavior and human resources, with a minor in Sociology. Chirag is a third-year student at UBC studying commerce and computer science. Learn how these two students use empathy to address issues that exist in their daily lives and how we can all bring more empathy and change to our communities. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

23 minAUG 14
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #7 - Exploring Empathy: Become more understanding of others

Your Next Career Step - Episode #6: Create Your Own Opportunity: Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the final four episodes, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 6, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with alumnus Grant Munro, BSc'01. Grant is a serial entrepreneur who recently founded a B2B venture studio aimed at launching 3-4 new SW businesses a year. Prior to that, he was the founder of Flashstock Technology, a leading provider of on-demand visual content for the world’s leading brands. Flashstock was acquired by Shutterstock in 2017 for $75 million Canadian. To date, Grant has helped more than 250 enterprise marketing teams, including AB InBev, L'Oréal, Nestlé, and McDonald's amongst many others, change the way they think, develop, and source creative content at scale. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

28 minJUL 29
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Your Next Career Step - Episode #6: Create Your Own Opportunity: Develop an Entrepreneurial Mindset

Your Next Career Step – Episode #5 - How to Cultivate a Growth Mindset

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the next four episodes, we explore how career paths are forged by paying attention to possibilities. In Episode 5, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with alumnus Zain Meghji, BA’00. Zain currently resides in Vancouver and is the head of video for Daily Hive, where he serves as the Creative Director of Video for their branded content arm, Hive Labs. Zain was a Bollywood actor in Mumbai, taught high school drama in England, and more recently was a broadcaster for a morning television show, and has interviewed Hollywood celebrities including Oprah, Beyoncé, Will Smith and Lady Gaga. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

24 minJUL 15
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #5 - How to Cultivate a Growth Mindset

Your Next Career Step - Episode #4 - Understanding Employee Motivation During Change and Uncertainty

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the first four episodes, we explore the idea of ‘Adapting through Change’. Join us in conversation as we learn from industry experts and alumni about career and professional development. In Episode 4, host Nicole Yeasting, BA ’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with Leah Allinger Pezer, BA’02. Leah is a Researcher at the University of Calgary and Principal CoFounder at Lead the Future. She shares her experience as a professional athlete, how sport and leadership are intertwined and how to better understand employees motivations during change and uncertainty. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

25 minJUL 1
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Your Next Career Step - Episode #4 - Understanding Employee Motivation During Change and Uncertainty

Your Next Career Step – Episode #3 - How to Build Resilience during Challenging Times

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the first four episodes, we explore the idea of ‘Adapting through Change’. Join us in conversation as we learn from industry experts and alumni about career and professional development. In Episode 3, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA’11, Manager of alumni UBC’s Career Program speaks with Dr. Wendy Carr, MEd’97, Professor of Teaching and Senior Advisor to the Dean of the Faculty of Education at UBC. They discuss how to define and build resilience during challenging times. Dr. Carr has had a long career in education in the school system as teacher and district level consultant, as well as in post-secondary, as a teacher educator and administrator. Her work in recent years in mental health literacy education has included the co-creatio...

24 minJUN 18
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #3 - How to Build Resilience during Challenging Times

Your Next Career Step – Episode #2 - Effective Ways to Lead Virtual Teams

Do you want to feel motivated and inspired? Find out how, in the middle of a pandemic, our alumni from around the world are rethinking what it means to be a leader. Your Next Career Step is a podcast miniseries with a new episode airing every two weeks. On the first four episodes, we explore the idea of 'Adapting through Change'. Join us in conversation as we learn from industry experts and alumni about career and professional development. In Episode 2, host, Nicole Yeasting, BA'11, Manager of alumni UBC's Career Program, speaks with Magdalena Blasiak, BA'99, a UBC alumna, Certified Leadership Coach, Project Management Professional, and owner of Shine Forward Consulting about what we can do as individuals and leaders to lead effective teams while working remotely. Supported by the alumni UBC Pillar Partners, TD Insurance Meloche Monnex, BMO alumni UBC Mastercard and Manulife Financial.

26 minJUN 4
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Your Next Career Step – Episode #2 - Effective Ways to Lead Virtual Teams
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