ILA Podcast

Ballots and Bullets

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

with Jim Robenalt


“If we are going to achieve freedom we’ve got to engage in action programs to make that freedom possible. Let nobody fool you about this. Freedom is never voluntarily given to the oppressed by the oppressor.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

About the Guest

Jim Robenalt is an author, historian, and attorney. He’s a partner in Thompson Hine‘s Business Litigation practice group and has been named as one of America’s Leading Lawyers in the Chambers USA Guide to America’s Leading Business Lawyers. Jim has consistently been listed in The Best Lawyers in America® and has been selected for inclusion in Ohio Super Lawyers® through a process that includes independent research, peer nominations and peer evaluations. Jim has partnered with John Dean, Nixon’s White House Counsel, to create a national continuing education program entitled “The Watergate CLE.”

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.