ILA Podcast

Leadership and Vulnerability

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leadership Podcast. Episode 178 - Dr. Paul Hibbert - Leadership and Vulnerability. The Official Podcast of the International Leadership Association

with Dr. Paul Hibbert


Dr. Paul Hibbert, author of How to Be a Reflexive Researcher, joins Scott for a conversation to share his latest thinking and research on leadership and vulnerability and to discuss the power of vulnerability to fuel a growth mindset.

About Dr. Paul Hibbert​

Dr. Paul Hibbert is Professor of Management at the University of St Andrews. He is also an Honorary Professor at the University of Auckland Business School, a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, the Chartered Management Institute, the British Academy of Management, and the Academy of Social Sciences. He earned his MBA and Ph.D. from the University of Strathclyde in Scotland.

Paul researches reflexive practice and processes of organizing and learning to develop insights for managers and leaders. His research has been recognized by awards from the Academy of Management, the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, and the British Academy of Management. His work is published in international journals such as Academy of Management Learning & Education, Journal of Management Education, Journal of Management Studies, Leadership Quarterly, Management Learning, Organizational Research Methods, and Organization Studies. His book How to be a Reflexive Researcher was published in 2021.

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. Phronesis is the official podcast of the International Leadership Association.