Member Communities

Business Leadership

Community Leaders

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Lisa Ruiz
Chair
 
Senior Director, Regulatory Portfolio Management, AbbVie Inc

Contact Community Leaders: businessleadership@theILA.org

The Business Leadership Member Community brings together and serves corporate leaders, directors, consultants and others who focus on leadership development and effectiveness in business settings. It creates opportunities to share perspectives and information about leadership challenges, innovative approaches, effective practices, and applied research.

Priorities and Projects

  • Supporting the Power of Purpose 2021 Summit Series
  • Implementing projects that serve the needs of business leaders
  • Advancing leadership knowledge & practice for a better corporate world
  • Creating opportunities for members to become involved in the business leadership community
  • Strengthening the ILA business leadership network by attracting and enrolling new corporate and individual members
  • Organizing focused conference programs to specifically meet the needs of business leaders

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Sample Business Leadership Resources

Podcasts

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Vertical Development

Dr. Karl Kuhnert and Dr. Keith Eigel discuss the vertical development of leaders and how to maximize personal effectiveness.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Building (Virtual) Teams

Dr. Ellen Burts-Cooper joins Scott to discuss how to make organizational teams more productive, more cohesive, and more resilient.

Blogs

A Crisis of Trust

The level of distrust between individuals and within organizations has become so corrosive it demands the attention of every leader. Katherine Tyler Scott discusses the three Cs of trust: competence, character, and compassion.

Leadership as Integrity and Trust

Leadership is impossible without integrity, and integrity is inconceivable without trust. Erwin Schwella explores the interconnections between these concepts in his latest blog. He concludes, quite starkly that the flip side – leadership corruption – is deadly and kills.

The Precarious Process of Leading Change

As the rate of COVID vaccination increases globally, and as restrictions put in place to lower the risk of infection are gradually lifted, organizations will be faced with how they will adapt. Those responsible for leading what are imminent changes in their institutions are facing a huge challenge – the precarious nature of the change process.

Webinars

Downloadable Book Chapters and Reports