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Latest Episodes

OTUS Group With Francis Liska
June 16, 2021

You can’t eliminate risks because some of them can help you reach your objectives, but you can minimize them. Douglas Nelson’s guest in this episode is Francis Liska, the CEO of OTUS Group. Francis discusses with Douglas about creating a risk-aware cultur

YWCA Metro Vancouver with Deb Bryant
June 09, 2021

YWCA Metro Vancouver’s mission is to help build bright futures for women and their families through advocacy and integrated services. The CEO for YWCA Metro Vancouver, Deb Bryant is right on the frontline and always has her pulse on the issues affecting t

University of Victoria with Chris Horbachewski
June 02, 2021

No matter what industry you are in, you still belong in the relationship business. It is through the relationships you created that help you with your goals. With the University of Victoria, they want to have a more prominent public presence. The show's g

Community Foundations of Canada With Andrea Dicks
May 26, 2021

Foundations and all kinds of charitable institutions are all purpose-driven, collectively moving towards a single goal. But what solidifies organizations like this is the community built upon and around it. Douglas Nelson is joined by Andrea Dicks, Presid

University of Calgary with Andrea Morris
May 19, 2021

Great communities often have great universities at the heart of them. This has been proven true time and time again, as universities lead the way for development. Douglas Nelson sits down with the University of Calgary’s Interim Vice-President for Develop

Four Roles Of Effective Board Members
May 12, 2021

Douglas Nelson, the Founder of The Discovery Group, lists down the essential roles of effective board members that help keep them aligned, engaged, and satisfied with their involvement in organizations. He notes that these roles make or break organization

Putnam Consulting Group with Kris Putnam-Walkerly
April 28, 2021

No matter how much money you have, you won't be able to make the change you want in the world if you're unable to tap into the right communities that get impacted by the problem you wish to solve. Douglas Nelson's guest today is Kris Putnam-Walkerly,

Story Telling & Transformation with Denise Withers
April 21, 2021

With all the facts around us in this age of information, have you ever wondered why we're still not any better at changing the world in terms of climate change, social equity, and the likes? Maybe facts are just not enough to nudge us to do the right thin

 Museum Of Vancouver With Mauro Vescera
April 14, 2021

The Museum of Vancouver is Canada's largest civic museum that runs in partnership with the City of Vancouver. It stewards a collection of artifacts and belongings on behalf of the city to tell stories about Vancouver through material culture and digital c

Community-Based Research Centre With Jody Jollimore
April 07, 2021

The Community-Based Research Centre (CBRC) is a nonprofit charitable organization that promotes the health of the gay community through research and intervention development. Douglas Nelson’s guest for this episode is Jody Jollimore, the Executive Di