Podcasts

The ILA partners with ILA Member Maureen Metcalf on a series of global leadership episodes each year within the Innovating Leadership: Co-Creating Our Future podcast.

ILA’s official podcast is Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders, which offers a smart, fast-paced discussion on all things leadership. Host Scott Allen and his expert guests cover timely, relevant topics and incorporate practical tips designed to help you make a difference in how you lead and live. We also partner with ILA Members Lauren Bullock and Dan Jenkins to feature the work of ILA members on a series of episodes within the Leadership Educator Podcast.

Innovating Leadership Co-Creating Our Future

Can You Hear Her Now?

Celina Caesar-Chavannes discusses her own personal journey with host Maureen from the halls of power as a member of Canada’s parliament to her current work exploring the intersection of equity and empathy.

Law & Order…& Leadership

Can law enforcement rise to the challenge of reforming policing with new styles of leadership? Rob Elkington and Les Sylven discuss policing challenges and offer some surprising solutions that any leader of a high-stress workforce will find extremely useful!

Leading the Court: Canada’s First Female Chief Justice

The Rt. Honourable Beverley McLachlin, Canada’s First Female Chief Justice and the 2023 ILA Distinguished Leadership Award Winner, joins Maureen to reflect on her leadership journey, effective decision making, and the willingness to change as new evidence emerges.

Nurturing Peace From the Ashes of Violence

Hyppolite Ntigurirwa shares his story of surviving the Rwandan genocide and turning his mind from vengeance to peace and reconciliation. ILA Board Chair Mike Hardy joins in to discuss his own work pointing leaders to peace and his friendship with Ntigurirwa.

International Leadership – One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Mansour Javidan has studied effective leadership in cultures across the globe. He shares the results of his research in this episode…especially the common qualities needed to be a great leader no matter where you are!

Boosting Workplace Well-Being

Cameron Stockdale, CEO of the Work Wellness Institute, discusses the 4-day workweek & other workplace wellness initiatives that boost productivity.

Reality Lost – How Disinformation Shapes Your World

Tara McGowan, founder and publisher of Courier Newsroom and CEO of Good Information Inc, joins Maureen to discuss the rise of disinformation online, its impact on democracy, and how leaders can stop its spread.

You Are Enough, You Are Worthy: Leadership Lessons for Women

Betsy Myers discusses Head and Heart Leadership, a new way of practicing leadership that fuses data-driven strategies with qualities such as warmth and compassion. Head and Heart leadership increases loyalty, retention, individual drive, and results.

Leading with Care and Purpose

Raj Sisodia and Sudhanshu Palsule explore the power of conscious leadership through the conscious capitalism movement and leading with purpose.

Courageous Followership

Ira Chaleff and Neil Grunberg join Maureen to discuss the role of leadership and followership. Both are essential for a healthy organization and we each need know when to play each role.