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

Ethics is a Team Sport

Scott talks Sean Hannah, Colonel U.S. Army (Ret). Sean is an experienced senior leader, scholar, and leader development expert who consults on the building of high-performing teams. He is also the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.

Stewards of the Future

Helle Bank Jørgensen joins Scott to talk about her forthcoming book Stewards of the Future about the responsibility boards have with regards to environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues such as health and safety, corporate social responsibility, and other public policy matters.

We The Gamers

Scott talks with Dr. Kat Schrier, author of We the Gamers: How Games Teach Ethics & Civics, on how games such as Fortnite, Among Us, and Minecraft are spaces to practice resource distribution, civic discourses, and ethical decision making.

Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership

Jim Kouzes, named one of the ten best executive educators in the U.S. by the Wall Street Journal, joins Scott to talk about his latest book, Everyday People, Extraordinary Leadership.

Saying What’s True to Us

Scott talks with Beth Zemsky, an organizational development consultant specializing in doing intercultural development with organizations working towards racial justice, social change, and structural transformation.

The Conversation

Scott sits down with Dr. Robert Livingston to discuss his new book, The Conversation: How Seeking and Speaking the Truth about Racism Can Radically Transform Individuals and Organizations.

Leaders Who Lust

Scott chats with ILA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Barbara Kellerman on her book Leaders Who Lust.

The Power of Resentment

ILA Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dr. Joanne Ciulla joins Scott for a conversation on the power of resentment as an effective means for leaders to cultivate loyal followers even if the leaders do not serve the followers’ interests.

Invitation to the Conversation

Scott talks with Dr. Brent Cusher and Dr. Mark Menaldo about their new book Philosophy and Leadership: Three Classical Models and Cases.

Charisma of Purpose

Dr. Gill Hickman talks with Scott about creating one of the first leadership programs in the world, writing some of the first leadership text books, and growing up during the U.S. Civil Rights movement in the South.

Figure It Out

Scott talks with David Rae, President & Co-Founder of 503 Media & Events and the Curator of TEDxPortland, about creativity and figuring things out.