Podcast: From our Vantage Point

From our Vantage Point

Episode 4 - Volunteer Recognition: Just say No to Years of Service Awards
 

Carol Dixon, Director, Mission Services & Volunteer Resources l Providence Health Care

In this month’s podcast, Carol Dixon, Director, Mission Services & Volunteer Resources at Providence Health Care, joins me to share tips and perspective on the topic: Volunteer Recognition: Just say No to Years of Service Awards

Drawing on over 35 years in volunteer engagement (and a healthy sense-of-humour!), Carol provides us with a number of examples of high-impact volunteer recognition that won’t break the bank. From Carol’s vantage point, the key is to invest in thoughtful, individualized volunteer...

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Episode 3 - Consent Agendas: Take the Spotlight Off the Boring Stuff
 

Mark Friesen, Consulting Manager l Vantage PointIn our 3rd episode, I interview Vantage Point’s own Consulting Manager, Mark Friesen. Having written a blog post on the same topic a few months ago, Mark was excited to share his thoughts on the topic: Consent Agendas: Take the Spotlight Off the Boring Stuff.  From Mark’s vantage point, consent agenda are a potentially powerful tool to carve our space and energy for board members to have the most engaging and relevant conversations, allowing the board to spend more time governing, rather than managing, the organization...

 

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EPISODE 2 - Walking the Tight-rope: Employee vs. Independent Contractors
 

For our 2nd podcast, guest speaker Gordon Holley, President & CEO of Humanity Financial Management, shares his expert perspective on the topic: Walking the Tight-rope: Employees vs. Independent Contractors. Gordon provides insights on the perceived benefit to individuals and organizations to engage in a contractor relationship, rather than as employer-employee. He then explores the potential risks an organization exposes itself to for improperly classifying people as independent contractors when they are really...

 

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EPISODE 1 - Board Terms: Friend or Foe?

 

 

Join guest speaker, Michael Blatchford, lawyer with Bull Housser, to dive into the topic: Board Term Limits: Friend or Foe? When I approached Michael about the possibility of bringing his expertise to this podcast, and provided him with a list of potential topics, Michael looked at today’s topic, Term Limits: Friend or Foe, and said…I’ve got a lot to say about that one!

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