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 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.

The Holy Grail of Leadership Development

Bruce Avolio, one of the most cited leadership scholars in the world, joins Scott to discuss the holy grail around leadership development – our perspective-taking capacity.

Gardeners Not Mechanics

Gary Lloyd joins Scott to discuss his new book Gardeners Not Mechanics: How to Cultivate Change at Work. “The world of work is an ecosystem of interdependent organizations, groups, and individuals. So, if you want to make a sustainable change at work, you are more likely to succeed if you approach your change as a gardener, not a mechanic.”

Torturing the Data Into Confessing

Scott talks with Dr. Dennis Tourish, editor of the SAGE journal Leadership, on the state of leadership scholarship the need for scholarship to speak to the world in a more timely manner.

Integral Leadership

Stretch your mind and explore the world of integral leadership! In this episode Scott interviews Dr. Jonathan Reams, Editor-in Chief of Integral Review, A Transdisciplinary and Transcultural Journal for New Thought, Praxis and Research.