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Matt Donovan

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Matt Donovan // Founder of Food For Change - Turning pain into purpose

Things You Can't Un-Hear

Today’s interview with Matt Donovan was an empowering one, but also an emotional one. Matt is the founder of a charity called Food For Change that helps to provide food for the hungry. They do that through growing and rescuing food and since they started they have donated more than 135,000 meals and rescued more than 155,000 from going to waste.Matt shares with us the pain that caused him to find his purpose of starting Food For Change with grace, authenticity and true openness, and for that I thank him deeply.I hope you get as much out of this conversation as I did.https://foodforchange.org.au/


19 Jul 2021

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Demystifying the Learning Ecosystem with Matt Donovan

Learning Tech Talks

Too frequently our learning leaders are draining resources on a multitude of external systems that work against the environment they are trying to create. It’s not you, it’s me. In reality, building a larger capability map to design and weave both internal and external systems to work together in tandem is how a true ecosystem should function. There is no “I” in team with the #futureofwork and collaboration is key in a blended learning environment. Let me ask you this. Is your organization’s learning ecosystem self-sustaining? Have you identified the components of your ecosystem and are there ways restructuring would provide nourishment to those wilting components? Are you MAXIMIZING your learners collaborative experience? In this episode, Matt Donovon with GP Strategies Corporation helps us to answer these questions by demystifying the learning ecosystem and provides the tools to combine learning ecosystem components to create an XL blended smoothie learning experience with whipped cream on top. Yum--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/learningtechtalks/support


9 Mar 2021

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017: Matt Donovan and A Glance in His Leadership Playbook

Unlabeled Leadership

On Wednesday episodes, I share leadership beliefs and unlabel terminology. I invite guests to share their expertise about small or big acts of leadership. In Episode 17, Matt Donovan talks about how we can rethink conflict. He envisions how we can transform leadership similarly to how we have shifted to being customer-centric or learner-centric. He cautions us to find a balance between checking-in virtually and doing the work. 00:00 Prologue: The Future Looks Bright! Matt’s GP Strategies title is fitting: Chief Learning & Innovation Officer. Whether because of his role or just because of who he is, Matt is thinking decades ahead into the future about talent development. Since I’ve known Matt, I’ve seen him astound listeners with stories of how organizations are transforming how their workforce learns. I also know Matt as a mentor for emerging professionals. Like most guests, his stewardship is extraordinary! 01:32 Part 1: A Lesson from Martial Arts Practicing martial arts requires physical and mental discipline. Like leadership, each martial art has underlying principles. While you can learn a martial art without understanding the principles, you won’t become proficient. Matt explains a lesson he learned from his father about applying Aikido to engaging conflicting viewpoints. 07:17 Part 2: How should Leadership Shift? To rise from good to great in product development, you need to shift from product-centric to customer-centric. In the talent-development field, the equivalent shift is from topic-centric (or content-centric) to learner-centric. With leadership, Matt believes we need to make a similar shift. 16:35 Part 3: Virtual Collaboration Overload Matt talks about interacting and working with people virtually. When meeting, we need to figure out the balance between checking in with people and doing the work with them. Matt introduces us to Rob Cross’ concept, Collaboration Overload. _________________________________ How You Can Support the Show Unlabeled Leadership is a free service for people to learn about leadership. If you want to support the show, you can make a $0.99 donation. Your support reduces production expenses. https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support No transcript available (future enhancement) Episode links Matt’s LinkedIn Profile Matt’s bio GP Strategies What is Agile? The Agile Manifesto(this site might be easier to read the manifesto) In HBR, Rob Cross, Reb Rebele, and Adam Grant: Collaborative Overload Gary DePaul website  Background Music You can find all the musical tracks at Envato Elements. 00:00 Theme music: Inspiring Uplifting Corporate by mixer_drummer 01:12 Happy Vlogger by pinkzebra 07:02 Jazz by gilv 09:51 Climbing Higher Up by jhunger 16:17 Upbeat Retro Hipster by pinkzebra 25:36 Fun and Flirty by BrownHouseMedia Lead on! Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/unlabeled-leadership/support


10 Feb 2021

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25. Matt Donovan and Oklahoma

Weekly Boost

This week we welcome Matt Donovan to the show. Matt is a professional hockey player and the first Oklahoman to be drafted to the NHL. Like most hockey players, he's played all over the world including a World Junior's tournament where he took home the gold medal representing the United States. We talk about Oklahoma, hockey culture, the importance of a day to day mindset, as well as giving back through his Squatch Hockey company. We hope you enjoy this week's show! Insta: @squatchdonovan & @squatchhockeyco Weekly Boost Pod Store: https://shop.spreadshirt.com/weeklyboostpodcastshop/--- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/appSupport this podcast: https://anchor.fm/weeklyboost/support


25 Jan 2021

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Interview With Food For Change Founder Matt Donovan


Nick and Lisa interview with Food For Change Founder Matt Donovan to find out his charity is helping Australians struggling with food insecurity.Find out more about Food For Change here: https://www.foodforchange.org.au/Lisnic helps you find the perfect Business and Mind mentor in minutes. Just list your job and Mentors from around the world can bid. All sessions are conducted via video conference through our secure platform, so you can now upskill and change your life anytime, anywhere.Lisnic Website: https://www.lisnic.com/If you want to know more information on the founders of Lisnic, head to their LinkedIn accounts:https://www.linkedin.com/in/nickbelle...https://www.linkedin.com/in/lisateh/If you are curious about what is going on inside Lisnic and want some updates, follow their Instagram account.Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/lisniclearningIf you want a head-ups on what's new on Lisnic, you should like and follow their Facebook account.Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lisniclearning/Check out Nick and Lisa on YouTube here: https://www.youtube.com/c/lisniclearning


12 Jun 2020

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Episode 13 featuring Matt Donovan

Milwaukee Admirals Podcast

In episode 13 we talk with Ads defenseman Matt Donovan about growing up Oklahoma, winning the World Junior Title, and having his mom babysit for a current teammate back 20 years ago.


16 Jan 2020

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‘Platforms Are Neither Good Nor Bad - They Simply Are:’ Matt Donovan, Instructional Design Leader

Learning Is The New Working

Meet Matt Donovan, 19-year eLearning veteran who’s now Vice President at GP Strategies Corporation and who’s an all-round expert in everything from e-Learning to performance improvement, experiential learning events and Instructional Design (ID), and usability. As someone who has personally led the production of more than 400 custom online courses for Fortune 500 companies in everything from sales to ethics, Matt is perfectly placed to give us a view from 30,000 feet on all things L&D, and in our verbal journey we go from his decision to not pursue his original career of teacher to a day job that encompasses leading a team of no less than 1400 learning professionals; the (disruptive) forces at work on the ID community; aka ‘the app-ification’ of the learning industry; the central place of empathy - What are you trying to achieve with all this? What it’s like to be a ‘recovering’ Instructional Designer, and the six Design mindset ‘shifts’ that we should look to encourage; what the example of the Microsoft Hackathon can mean for us all; why Waterfall can still make a contribution to the GP Strategies’ ‘Innovation Kitchen,’ and what it’s trying to do.


20 Nov 2019

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23 - Matt Donovan - Food for Change - The Hungry Gardener Podcast - EP23

The Hungry Gardener

In this episode we interview Matt Donovan co-founder and director of Food for Change, a not-for-profit organisation with a mission to alleviate food insecurity in Australia. According to stats on the website, 1 in 10 Australians seek food relief annually and over ¼ of these are turned away. Food for change grows fresh food, rescues small scale food not currently catered for, and supports established local relief agencies to deliver more food to those in need.


2 Jul 2019

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Matt Donovan | Sr. Associate AD for Development | University of Indianapolis

1.Question Leadership Podcast

Matt Donovan, Sr. Associate AD for Development at University of Indianapolis, visits with @TaiMBrown to discuss creating a successful culture for development in an athletics department. Donovan, 24 years into his tenure with UIndy, gives insight on what it takes to be successful when working in fundraising. He emphasizes that potential donors should know why they are important to the process. Donovan also speaks to the importance of the entire department asking themselves, "Are we doing the best we can do?"


19 Dec 2018

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PBR Live: Matt Donovan, Hannah Stuart and NHL dumpster fires


We kick it off talking about the exciting game between the Preds and Avs then get into another discussion on Nashville's powerplay.Milwaukee Admirals leading point-getter, defenseman Matt Donovan then joined the program to talk about the season so far, being a veteran on the team, representing USA hockey and his love for Sasquatch.Hannah Stuart of The Score then joined us to talk all things NHL prospects and what the NWHL All Star Game coming to Nashville means for hockey.We close it up with a fun game of "How much of a dumpster fire is [insert team?" Plus, we answer questions on weirdest arena food, Kevin Fiala and more.


29 Nov 2018