LDP 014: Cameron Norman: Service Design & Systems Thinking

Listen Now Apple Podcasts Castbox Google Podcasts Spotify Cameron Norman helps people to innovate. He works with organizations like non-profits, governments, and healthcare to create, implement, and evaluate new ideas, products, and services into the world. Trained as both as a psychologist and a professional designer, Cameron brings both a…

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LDP 13: Patrick Hilario: Philosophy, Education, & Financial Literacy

Patrick J. Hilario is a philosopher, educator, and financial literacy author. This broad conversation takes us into his story and process of excellence. Who is Patrick J. Hilario? Founder, R&R Investments: https://www.randrinvestments.ca/Patrick's Socials:Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/philarioInstagram: www.instagram.com/patrickjhilarioTwitter: www.twitter.com/patrickjhilarioBooks:Dasein's Journal: a Collection of Philosophical ThoughtHow To Never Be Broke Again Topics of Interest: Patrick’s best hope for…

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LDP! 012: Dr. Josiah Zayner: Self and Society (The Anti-Interview)

Biohacker, founder, molecular biophysicist, former NASA scientist. Dr. Josiah Zayner has worn many hats. Having been there and done that, Josiah invited us to try something different: an anti-interview. Something emergent, playful, different. And so, in this episode, we create dialogue around our selves and society. Join us! Who is…

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LDP! 011: Esben Wilstrup: Education, Play, and Environments for Learning

Esben Wilstrup is co-founder and Assistant Director of the Danish boarding school "Epos." In this unique setting, students ages 15-17 learn the mandatory state curriculum, but through play, performance, and role-playing games (called "edularps"). Esben provides us with a transformative way of creating learning and development environments for our younger…

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LDP! 010: Julien Lepage: It’s Not About Drumming: Community, Spirit, and Healing

Julien Lepage is a social worker and drum circle facilitator in Calgary, Alberta. Julien fused his passion as a musician with the inner drive to help people heal through building community. He shares with us how he found his tool for social change: the drum. Using the drum, he invites…

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LDP! 009: Barbara Silverman & Susan Massad: Health Teams and Wellbeing

Barbara Silverman, MSW and Susan Massad, MD join us to discuss and explore social approaches to health and illness. One can't deny the physical nature of illness. At the same time, we're social beings. Our health and illness is something we experience, relate to, and share with others. Barbara and…

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LDP! 008: Mark Hopkins: Theater, Leadership, and a Better Future

Mark Hopkins is a Calgary native. He has a background in writing, but later chose to pursue theater. He's insatiably curious about all things human and non-human. An avid reader, Mark explores ways through which theater can intersect with leadership to provide creative, disruptive means forward for humanity. This conversation…

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LDP! 007: Nicola Pauling: Theatre, Community, and Facilitation

We’re joined by Nicola Pauling from Wellington, New Zealand. Nicola has a passion for bringing theatre to communities, allowing people to express themselves, while discovering and creating new stories for life. We also share some discussion about the art of facilitation, which many in social development can benefit from refining.…

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LDP! 006: Aaron Feinstein: Autism, Theater, and Normalcy

Radical acceptance of difference. Playfully. With charm, passion, and wit. That's Aaron Feinstein, based out of New York City. Through Actionplay, he joins together with folks on the spectrum, those with neuroatypicalities, and the general public to create new life performances. Topics: The intention to have fun. [3:40] What’s helpful…

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LDP! 005: Mogens Larsen Stenderup – Development in Groups

We travel to Denmark to speak with Mogens Stenderup, a visual artist and professor of social work. What's the value of development in groups and how can we leverage them for our growth? That's the name of the game. Join us! Topics of Interest: Getting to know Mogens. [00:50] Where…

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