Podcast

Leadership in Challenging Times

This podcast, launched in the fall of 2017, will cover topics that are relevant to the values of the NorQuest College. Promising not to shy away from difficult discussions, the episodes will challenge listeners to think critically about the issues that affect us every day.

Inclusive Leadership

July 19, 2018

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson are joined by Dr. Lori Campbell to share their thoughts on the importance of inclusivity and how leaders can incorporate inclusion into their organizations.

If you or your organization is interested in services the Colbourne Institute for Inclusive Leadership can provide, please contact Dr. Lori Campbell at 780.644.6757 or Lori.Campbell@norquest.ca.

Wellness

June 22, 2018

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson are joined by Heather Fitch to discuss the importance of wellness for both leaders and employees in an effort to engage, develop, and retain a healthy and productive workforce.

Gender Parity

March 19, 2018

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson are joined by the Honourable Stephanie McLean, the Minister of Service Alberta and the Status of Women, to discuss gender parity as a necessity at various levels of government organizations.

Career Development

January 20, 2018

For this podcast on career development, Dr. L. Jodi Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson are joined by Gillian Luff-Schieman, a NorQuest College student recruiter. Perspectives from the military and post-secondary institutions are discussed, and recommendations are made for how individuals can combine education and other opportunities to explore different career paths.

How do you celebrate the holidays?

December 11, 2017

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson are joined by NorQuest students to discuss their Christmas traditions and how the holidays are celebrated in different cultures.

Mental Health

November 10, 2017

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson are joined by Sherry Greenbank to talk about mental health stigmatization and how organizations can help those affected.

Sexual Violence

October 23, 2017

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson are joined by Captain Sye Van Maanen, a Canadian Armed Forces chaplain, and Julie Parr, public education coordinator at Saffron Centre, to discuss sexual violence and the impact it has on employees and on the organization.

Strategic Leadership

September 15, 2017

Dr. Jodi L. Abbott and Lieutenant-Colonel Jeff Wilson sit down in a town-hall setting to discuss leadership in both the college and military settings.

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Contact Information

Questions or feedback? Contact us at:

podcast@norquest.ca