ILA Podcast

A Spectrum of Development

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

with Dr. Abigail Lynam and Geoff Fitch


Dr. Abigail Lynam and Geoff Fitch share their insights on leadership and adult learning.

A Quote From This Episode

“Sometimes people describe it as being out at sea in a boat…floating on the ocean with no oars and no land in sight. A certain kind of faith and trust needs to happen in the ‘letting go’ because we’re waiting for what’s next to come. And that can be quite disorienting.”

Dr. Abigail Lynam

Abigail Lynam, Ph.D., is Faculty for Fielding Graduate University’s Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development and Faculty and Coach for Pacific Integral’s Generating Transformative Change program. Her scholarship and practice sits at the intersection of personal and systemic transformation and development, the area of emphasis being adult developmental psychology applied to adult learning, coaching, social change, and leadership development.

Geoff Fitch

Geoff Fitch is co-founder and faculty at Pacific Integral, and has been creative leader, coach, and educator exploring diverse approaches to cultivating higher human potentials for over 25 years, including somatic and transpersonal psychology, mindfulness, creativity, leadership, integral theory, and collective intelligence. Geoff also has more than 30 years of experience in leadership in business. He holds a Master’s degree in Transpersonal Psychology from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology and a B.S. in Computer Science from Boston University.

Host Scott J. Allen

Scott Allen

Scott J. Allen, Ph.D., is the Standard Products—Dr. James S. Reid Chair in Management at John Carroll University. He is an associate professor and teaches courses in leadership, management skills, and executive communication. He is also a communications coach, consultant, author, podcast host, and entrepreneur. For almost two decades, he’s worked with clients to improve their leadership and communication skills. Learn more about Scott here.

About Phronesis

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders offers a smart, fast-paced discussion on all things leadership. Scott 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.