Five Good Ideas Podcast

Five Good Ideas Podcast

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The Five Good Ideas podcast rebroadcasts some of the best sessions of Maytree’s popular lunch-and-learn program. For each session of Five Good Ideas, an expert from the non-profit or corporate sector shares five practical ideas on a key management issue


maintaining morale while managing a remote team
Jul 6 • 25 min
In this session, originally recorded on May 6, 2020, Christine Yip shares her five good ideas about maintaining morale while managing a remote team. After a few months of working from home, most of us will have fallen into some type of routine. At the…
re-opening your workplace post COVID-19
Jun 10 • 52 min
In this session, originally recorded on May 26, 2020, Robyn Osgood and Dave McKechnie share their five good ideas about re-opening your workplace post COVID-19. Robyn Osgood, Managing Director, McMillan Vantage Policy Group, and Dave McKechnie, Chair,…
building power for change
Mar 10 • 37 min
In this session, originally recorded on February 26, 2020, we look at how to build democratic power for change. Our speaker for this session is Michal Hay, the Founding Executive Director of Progress Toronto. As an organizer, her focus is on bridging the…
creating a psychologically safe workplace culture
Feb 21 • 33 min
In this session, originally recorded on January 28, 2020, we look at how individuals, managers, and organizations can create psychologically safe workplaces with Christine Yip. As work becomes busier, deadlines tighter, and pressure to do more with less…
staying on the right side of the CRA
Nov 28, 2019
In this session, originally recorded on November 26, 2019, we look at how your non-profit can minimize the risk of a CRA audit, and be in a good position if and when that auditor gives your organization a call. Our guest speaker for this session is Susan…
podcasting with a purpose
Nov 12, 2019 • 29 min
In the session you’re about to hear, originally recorded on October 29, 2019, we look at podcasting as a tool for non-profits to reach and engage new audiences. As we began to explore the medium of podcasting at Maytree, we reached out to Ausma Malik,…
reflexive leadership
Oct 31, 2019 • 27 min
In this session, you’ll hear Paulette’s ideas on reflexive leadership as a lifelong effort to do the hard work of changemaking, starting with yourself and moving outward to your organization and broader society. For the full transcript and the ideas,…
Five Good Ideas for building strong teams
Oct 10, 2019 • 33 min
In this session, originally recorded on April 30, 2019, we tackle team-building with Naki Osutei. For the full transcript and ideas, visit https://maytree.com/five-good-ideas/five-good-ideas-for-building-strong-teams/ Individuals may generate ideas but…
bridging the age and culture gap for the new workplace
Oct 10, 2019 • 43 min
In this session, originally recorded on March 28, 2019, we look at how to bridge the age and culture gap for the new workplace with our speakers Agapi Gessesse and Nation Cheong. For the full transcript, visit…
running effective meetings
Oct 10, 2019 • 32 min
In this session, originally recorded on January 22, 2019, we look at how to run effective meetings with Dr. Rebecca Sutherns. For the full transcript, visit https://maytree.com/five-good-ideas/five-good-ideas-about-running-effective-meetings/ Life’s too…
Five Good Ideas addressing diversity in grassroots non-profit organizations
Oct 10, 2019 • 35 min
In this session, originally recorded on November 27, 2018, we look at how to address diversity in grassroots non-profit organizations with Maya Roy. For the full transcript, visit…
taking networking to the next level
Oct 10, 2019 • 29 min
In this session, originally recorded on October 25, 2018, we look at taking networking to the next level with our speaker Emily Mills. For the full transcript, visit…
the power of local solutions for stronger communities
Oct 9, 2019 • 31 min
In this session, originally recorded on September 18, 2018, we look at the power of local solutions for stronger communities with Karen Pitre. For the full transcript, visit…