ILA Podcast

Daily Leadership Development

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

with Ronald E. Riggio


How can you work to be a better leader every day of 2021? My guest gives us 365 steps to get you there.

Quotes From This Episode

  • “You know, this is a journey, not a destination.”
  • “This book (Daily Leadership Development: 365 Steps to Becoming a Better Leader) could be something that you could go back to throughout your leadership career because the final few weeks are really about thinking about the end of  your leadership in terms of, ‘what’s your leadership legacy?'”
  • Question: What does President-Elect Biden need to do to move past some of the challenges that are inherently baked into the role he’s about to assume? – “I’ve done a lot of thinking about this. I think the number one issue is divisiveness.”

About the Guest

Ronald E. Riggio, Ph.D., is the Henry R. Kravis Professor of Leadership and Organizational Psychology and former director of the Kravis Leadership Institute at Claremont McKenna College. Professor Riggio is the author of more than a dozen books and more than 100 research articles and book chapters in the areas of leadership, assessment centers, organizational psychology, and social psychology. He’s served on the editorial boards of The Leadership Quarterly, Leadership, Group Dynamics, and Journal of Nonverbal Behavior.

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.