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S1 E4 August 2021

In Episode 4 of Made Possible, we take a visit to Vancouver Island’s beautiful Comox Valley to chat with Lyndsey Bell and Jay Valeri, the founders of Bigfoot Donuts.

Learn how the duo stepped away from their careers to pursue their entrepreneurial dream – running their own donut shop.

Along the way, they’ve learned how to simultaneously manage their marriage and business, how to hire the right team, and how to navigate the 18-month curveball that was the COVID-19 pandemic.

There is so much business brilliance in their story. Grab a coffee and a donut and hit that play button to learn more!

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https://www.instagram.com/bigfoot.donuts/

Host

The Made Possible podcast is brought to you from Small Business BC in partnership with our host Karley Cunningham of Big Bold Brand, and Producer Darren Dunne of SBBC.

Karley is the Founder, Creative Strategist and Growth Accelerator at Big, Bold Brand. She has written for well-respected publications and is a sought-after speaker and mentor for several national and international business organizations. When not setting her next business challenge, she can be found challenging herself on single-track bike trails of the Pacific Northwest or seeking the next peak somewhere in the world.

Darren is the Content Coordinator at Small Business BC. Originally from Ireland, he moved to BC in 2010 seeking adventure. Like many who move to our beautiful province, he decided to stick around a while. Nowadays, he handles the SBBC website and produces our Made Possible podcast.

 

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