ILA Podcasts

ILA partners with ILA Fellows and members on the following:

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders is produced in partnership with ILA Fellow and past ILA Board member Scott J. Allen and is ILA’s official podcast. ILA Fellow Maureen Metcalf partners with ILA on a series of Global Leadership episodes within her podcast Innovating Leadership. 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.

Recent Episodes

Phronesis Practical Wisdom for Leaders Podcast -Episode 228 - Dr. Nadir Zafar & Dr. Michael Yap - Developing Leaders in Singapore The official Podcast of the International Leadership Association

Developing Leaders in Singapore

Scott discusses leadership development, cultural intelligence, and global mindset in Singapore with Dr. Nadir Zafar, Director of the Singapore Leaders Network, and ILA Board member Dr. Michael Yap, Regional Managing Director – Singapore Hub for Coventry University’s Doctor of Business Administration.

Climate Change: Leaders in the Hot Seat with Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell. Innovating Leadership Co-Creating Our Future With Maureen Metcalf

Climate Change: Leaders in the Hot Seat

Former Canadian Prime Minister, Rt. Hon. Kim Campbell, discusses the ways in which insurance companies, corporations, and individual leaders can move the needle on climate change initiatives.

Leadership Educator Podcast

Teaching Sustainability in Leadership Education

Past and present Leaders of ILA’s Sustainability Leadership Member Community discuss the latest issue of New Directions for Student Leadership and the push for research and action utilizing the UN SDGs as a framework.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

ILA’s Official Podcast, Phronesis, offers a smart, fast-paced discussion on all things leadership. Phronesis founder and Host Scott J. 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. Phronesis is the official podcast of the International Leadership Association. Listen Notes ranks Phronesis in the top 5% of the more than two million podcasts they track. Phronesis recently exceeded more than 100,000 downloads.  Phronesis guests range from former Primer Ministers to C-Suite leaders to leadership scholars, educators, and development professionals.

Innovating Leadership: Co-Creating Our Future

The International Leadership Association is proud to partner with Innovating Leadership on a yearly series of episodes on global leadership with special ILA speakers, members, and guests.

The pace of change in the world is increasing exponentially. Leadership must evolve. And that gets to the heart of Innovating Leadership’s mission: To bring you the latest thoughts on leadership so you can innovate, learn, and evolve…growing your team, your business, and yourself! Host Maureen Metcalf interviews world leaders, global business and NPO executives, thought leaders, and researchers in a wide range of industries. It’s a breadth of perspectives unavailable anywhere else. 

The Leadership Educator Podcast

The ILA is proud to partner with the Leadership Educator podcast on a series of episodes each year that feature the work of ILA members.

Teaching leadership is hard. Join professors Dan Jenkins and Lauren Bullock, leadership educators with 25+ yrs experience in curricular and co-curricular leadership programs in higher education, as they capture in dialogue questions from their peers and share knowledge and expertise on facilitating leadership learning. Passionate about leadership education? Want to expand your resource toolbox with practical strategies for teaching, learning, and program design? This is the podcast for you!

Podcasts by ILA Members

ILA members produce a wealth of leadership resources each year ranging from op-eds to journal articles and books to webinars and podcasts.  If you’re an ILA member hosting a podcast, reach out to us at and ask to be listed on this page! 

Lead & Follow offers a candid discussion of collaboration, teamwork, training, and organizational development. ILA member and Host Sharna Fabiano, chair of ILA’s Followership member community, talks with educators, consultants, and professionals of all kinds to explore the relational dance between leadership and followership, and how to become excellent in both roles.

The Leadership Combine, hosted by Dr. Jason Headrick at Texas Tech University, dives into the dynamic intersections of agriculture, leadership, professional development, and innovative teaching and learning. Each episode often highlights our agricultural leadership students, showcasing their practical application of leadership skills gained from their coursework in both professional and student environments.