The Discovery Pod

The Discovery Pod


Latest Episodes

Special Episode: Healthy Tension And Board Alignment With Margaret McNeil And Karen Gilmore
May 12, 2022

Tension in the workplace can be counterproductive, but do you know that leaders can use healthy tension to enhance alignment in the effectiveness of their boards? In this special episode, Douglas Nelson is joined by two of his colleagues at the Discovery

Roberto Erario, Business And Leadership Coach
April 25, 2022

The definition of a leader today is different from before. Douglas Nelson welcomes Roberto Erario, a Business and Leadership Coach. Roberto talks about how a leader before was someone who had a lot of knowledge. But today, a leader is someone who surround

Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation With Jeff Norris, President & CEO
April 08, 2022

Raising money, for whatever purpose, is an inspirational act anyone can and should be proud of. Royal Columbian Hospital Foundation CEO Jeff Norris has dedicated his life to enhancing hospital care and improving its fundraising strateg

Canadian Mental Health Association With Michael Anhorn
March 28, 2022

Around 20% of society has a mental illness, whereas everyone has mental health. Just like your physical health, this is something you need to take care of. Join Douglas Nelson as he talks to Michael Anhorn about how he runs his organization as a

Sunnybrook Hospital Foundation With Ana-Maria Hobrough
March 21, 2022

What are the elements of success for fundraisers to transition from raising money door-to-door to building programs and a culture of philanthropy? Douglas Nelson welcomes Ana-Maria Hobrough, the Vice President for Advancement at Sunnybrook Hospital Founda

British Columbia Schizophrenia Society With Faydra Aldridge
March 16, 2022

One out of 100 people have schizophrenia and three out of 100 people experience psychosis. Schizophrenia is not rare. People need to be aware of it and all the other mental illnesses. Join Douglas Nelson as he talks to the CEO of the British Columbia Schi

Alberta Cancer Foundation With Wendy Beauchesne
February 28, 2022

Do you strive to make a difference in the world? Wendy Beauschesne is the CEO of the Alberta Cancer Foundation, which aims to help cancer patients face their situation. She has been in the healthcare industry most of her career but decided to be a ph

MedicAlert Foundation Of Canada With Leslie McGill
February 21, 2022

Health information is important, especially for first responders. MedicAlert is in charge of all this info. They make sure that first responders get all the health information they need. MedicAlert Foundation Canada is one of the nation’s longstandin

Debra Pozega Osburn
February 07, 2022

As a leader, your decisions affect everybody. Leadership is not about you getting where you're going. It's about bringing other people along to get where they're going. You have to bring everyone together for a common cause. But at the same time, you need

Sally Ginter
January 31, 2022

A leader doesn’t just sit at the top but works as the center of the organization. A great example of this is Sally Ginter. Sally is the CEO of the South Okanagan Similkameen (SOS) Medical Foundation, an organization that fundraises for different