Podcasts

ILA’s official podcast, Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders, 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.

The ILA also 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 Members Lauren Bullock and Dan Jenkins partner with ILA to feature the work of ILA members on a series of episodes within the Leadership Educator Podcast.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

The Many Faces of JEDI

Dr. Aftab Erfan and Amiel Handelsman join Scott to explore the complex intersection of adult development and justice, equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Persistent, Patient, and Creative

Scott interviews H.E. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović, Croatia’s 4th President (2015-2020) and 1st female President. She is an expert on international diplomacy, security, and human rights.

Vladimir Putin: Leader of the Year, 2022

Dr. Barbara Kellerman joins Scott to discuss her pick for leader of the year – Vladimir Putin. Kellerman is one of the world’s leading experts on the impact of bad leadership and bad followership.

We Have a Measurement Problem

Scott talks with organizational transformation expert, Dr. Jimmy Parker. “You will love his creativity and mindset. His
approach to the work is inspiring!”

If People Could Only Think Better

Iva Vurdelja discusses dialectical thinking and applying adult cognitive development models to measuring the capacities needed to lead complex organizational change.

Passionately Detached Curiosity

Dr. Aidan Harney, who worked on designing and deploying Intel’s ‘Managing @ Intel’ program to 13,000 people managers around the globe, shares insights from working with senior business leaders.

We Are Varied, Dimensionally Complex Creatures

Jesuit priest and leadership educator David McCallum joins Scott. McCallum is founding Executive Director of the Program for Discerning Leadership, which provides leadership formation for senior Vatican officials.

The Both/And Reality

Dr. Chuck Palus & John McGuire discusses their work at the Center for Creative Leadership developing leaders and vertically transforming leadership cultures.

Leadership and Metaversities

Steve Grubbs joins Scott to talk about the “metaversity,” a combination of the metaverse and the university, and what students today expect in an immersive learning environment.

The Global Followership Conference

Sharna Fabiano, Lacey Grey Hunter, & Lori Throupe discuss the March 2023 Global Followership Conference hosted by ILA’s Followership member community and Christopher Newport University.