Westshore Business
Graham Hafey - CEO, V2V Black Hops Brewing Company

Graham Hafey - CEO, V2V Black Hops Brewing Company

May 28, 2020

We chatted with Graham Hafey, CEO V2V Black Hops Brewing Company.

  • we review the background business objectives to V2V Black Hops brewing
  • we chat about the myriad of V2V products (8 beers on tap) and the motivation behind the beer themes
  • outdoor patio is open...we chat about re-opening strategies & psychological impact of customers re-initiating demand & their buying environment (must be safe)
    • live music entertainment planned
    • military movie nights 
  • we review Graham's overview of the Westshore hospitality business
  • Graham reviews his charity oriented business model
    • we review government business subsidy programs
Re-union show with Mike Wignall, Owner, Westbrook Consulting

Re-union show with Mike Wignall, Owner, Westbrook Consulting

May 25, 2020

We review the Westshore economy with a Langford based Civil Engineering leader (https://www.wbrook.ca/): 

  • they are busier than ever / construction is busier than ever
  • reviewing their digital office transformation (ZOOM, Microsoft Teams)
    • we review implementation protocols…brand new skills have been learned…a draft team meeting etiquette has been created
    • amazed at the staff productivity from home, but healthy, creative banter is missing…team morale could be impacted…we chat about staff coffees at Timmy's - can they be replaced online?
    • "only as strong as your staff" - look after them…Mike talks examples
    • a new workplace might remain hybrid (home & office)
  • business in Langford hasn't stopped
  • revenue has increased for many companies, including Westbrook
John Ranns - Metchosin Mayor

John Ranns - Metchosin Mayor

May 6, 2020

This is a "must" listen session with John Ranns, Mayor of Metchosin.

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