Browse our podcast episodes below and click the links to hear them on SoundCloud.
J&K: Let's be Frank
Big news in this podcast! Kevin Shaw and Jacklyn Gilmor hold listeners in suspense as they talk art, inspiration and finally, the latest project CNIB is doing to boost entrepreneurship. Listen to the surprise podcast here.
Guest Special: Kevin Shaw's Game Update
Kevin Shaw takes over the Venture Zone podcast to give you an update on our brand new Venture Zone Game: how you can contact us, review the app, and what people are saying (psst: it's good stuff!) If you haven't already, download the game on your iPhone!
Listen to the game update here.
J&K: We Have an App!
We're excited to bring our brand new app, the Venture Zone Game to you on the Apple app store in Canada! The game teaches you how to run a business and make money. It's also fun, engaging and accessible. Kevin Shaw and Jacklyn Gilmor of CNIB's entrepreneurship program sit down to walk you through the game and get an up-close experience with it. Download it today on the app store!
Listen to the game podcast here.
Building the Brand: Live Panel
Hear from digital marketing and branding experts Trista DeVries and Brenda Van Ginkel and freelance social media manager Paula Fletcher. This podcast was recorded live at the GTA Community Hub in Toronto in February.
Listen to the panel podcast here.
Innovation and Inspiration with the iHabilitation Man
Tom Dekker is the founder of iHabilitation Canada, a company that offers learning tools to help people with sight loss navigate their iPhone. Here, he talks about his passion for teaching and why the iPhone is life-changing.
Listen to Tom's podcast here.
J&K: Building a Good Team
Kevin Shaw is the Program Manager for Entrepreneurship & Innovation at CNIB. He's also a serial entrepreneur, who knows the ins and outs of running your own business. Jacklyn Gilmor sits down with Kevin to talk about finding the right people, firing the wrong ones, and the sticky question of whether to hire family and friends.
Learn how you can build a good team by clicking this podcast link!
Skateboards, sight loss and speaking out with Brett Devloo
When Brett Devloo lost his sight at 17, he hopped on his skateboard and made a plan: keep going and do what he loves. Now he's making music videos, a clothing line, and running a non-profit to donate iPads to kids with sight loss. Listen as Brett talks about "doing things that don't make sense" and how he plans to change the world.
Listen to Brett's podcast here!
Burning calories and building community with Mina Nishigori
Mina Nishigori lives with sight loss and runs a family seafood business.
Now she's launching a fitness studio with a focus on two of her passions: health and community. For her, that means long days and juggling responsibilities, but she has no plans of slowing down. We spoke to Mina about her business and how she does it all.
Listen to Mina's podcast for more!
Business, blindness and balance with Pina D'Intino
Pina D'Intino runs an accessibility consulting company and is the recipient of a Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee medal for her work in accessibility.
She talks working long hours, balancing other commitments, and doing it all with sight loss.
To listen to Pina's podcast click here!