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

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

The Highest Calling

Dr. Diane L. Dixon is a facilitator of learning, author, consultant, adviser, and speaker. She has dedicated her career to human and organizational learning, focusing on leadership and organizational development for more than 30 years.

Leadership Educator Podcast

What Academic Leaders Can Do to Navigate Crisis

In this episode, Dr. Ralph Gigliotti explains the history of crisis in higher education, what has changed since the end of the 2019-2020 school year, and what colleges and universities can expect heading into the new academic year.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

The Digital Leader

Mike Walker is an entrepreneur, futurist, speaker, and author with more than 25 years of experience in emerging technologies, innovation management, and business strategy. At Microsoft, he leads the cross-industry digital ecosystems, innovation team.

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Do NOT Listen to This Episode! Do Something Else.

Tony Middlebrooks, Ph.D. teaches at the intersection of leadership, innovation, creativity, and design as Associate Professor and Director of the Siegfried Leadership Initiative for Horn Entrepreneurship at the University of Delaware. Dr. Middlebrooks has created and taught more than 35 different courses for all collegiate levels, and numerous experiential abroad programs.

Leadership Educator Podcast

Women and Leadership Development

Dan and Lauren chat with Dr. Julie Owen, professor, researcher and author of We Are the Leaders We’ve Been Waiting For: Women and Leadership Development in College.

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Dr. Stefanie K. Johnson is an associate professor of Organizational Leadership and Information Analytics. She is a fellow in the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists (SIOP) and the American Psychological Society (APS). She has published more than 60 journal articles and book chapters and she has presented her work at over 170 meetings around the world including the White House.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Own Your Development

Dr. David Day is a Professor of Psychology at Claremont McKenna College and Director of the Kravis Leadership Institute. Day is a prolific scholar, a great conversationalist, and has served on the faculty at Pennsylvania State University, Singapore Management University, and the University of Western Australia. His goal – Make a Difference.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

There’s a Gap (Maybe Two)

Lauren Bullock and Dr. Dan Jenkins are the founders of the Leadership Educator Podcast. Lauren is Assistant Professor for Instruction and teaches undergraduate leadership and public relations courses in the Klein College of Media and Communication at Temple University. 

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Leadership for What?

Dr. Steve Kempster is a Professor of Leadership Learning and Development at Lancaster University. He is a prolific scholar and a systems thinker. His latest book, Good Dividends: Responsible Leadership of Business Purpose “explores how five dividends (based on five capitals) can be developed through attention to a sixth dividend (and sixth capital) – the dividend from our planet and communities.”

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Seven Summits to Empower Women

Sara Safari is on a mission. She is an author, speaker, climber, educator, and Ph.D. candidate; and an inspiring woman actively making a difference in the world. Her goal is to climb The Seven Summits and has dedicated her life to empowering women around the world.

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Leader, Followers, & Contexts

Barbara Kellerman is the James MacGregor Burns Lecturer in Public Leadership at the Harvard Kennedy School. Kellerman received her B.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and three degrees from Yale University: an M.A. in Russian and East European Studies and both an M.Phil., and Ph.D. in Political Science.