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

Notes From the Field

Larry Cassesa is the Director of Sales, Marketing, and Product for Abicor Binzel USA and Canada. He started his career and sales and moved into a leadership position after the 2008 financial crisis. He’s led a global team through the implementation of the Salesforce CRM and many cross-functional projects. We explore Larry’s experience on the front lines of leadership.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

What’s Your Dream?

Diogo Seixas is a speaker, author, educator, and a Ph.D. candidate at Southern Illinois University. He is the founder of Ride Academy and he works with young people to help them think about their future. Diogo has a passion for helping others find their dreams. He’s a positive force with an intense desire to help others.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

I’m a Storyteller

Mike Roberto is the Trustee Professor of Management at Bryant University. He served on the faculty at Harvard Business School and as a visiting professor at New York University’s Stern School of Business. He is the author or co-author of numerous Harvard Business Review Case Studies and the best selling simulation, the Leadership and Team Simulation – Everest.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

A Community That Cares About Change

Professor Mike Hardy is founding Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace, and Social Relations at Coventry University. He also serves as the board chair of the International Leadership Association. Following overseas postings in the Arab world and Asia, Mike’s work focused on working with difference and with inter- and intra-community relations. His particular interest was with disconnected and underemployed young people.

Leadership Educator Podcast

Using Mediated Dialogue for Meaningful Conversations

In this episode, Dr. Chuck Palus and Steadman Harrison from the Center for Creative Leadership share stories of using mediated dialogue to facilitate meaningful conversations amongst leaders and followers across the world.

Maureen Metcalf Podcast Cover

Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future

Mike Hardy, Founding Director of the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations at Coventry University in the UK, joins Maureen to discuss his current work, trends in democracy, and what leaders can do to make a difference through better leadership for a more peaceful existence for us all.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

The High Potential’s Advantage

Dr. Jay Conger holds the Henry R. Kravis Chaired Professor of Leadership Studies at Claremont McKenna College. As an executive educator, coach, and program designer, he has worked with over five hundred organizations in his twenty-five year career. An outstanding teacher, Financial Times and other business periodicals ranked him as one of the world’s top management educators.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

My Number One Motivator

Dr. Kathy L. Guthrie is an Associate Professor of Higher Education in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Florida State University. In addition to teaching, Dr. Guthrie also serves as the director of the Leadership Learning Research Center and coordinates the Undergraduate Certificate in Leadership Studies.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Conversation with a Recovering American

Dr. Eric Guthey is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management, Society, and Communication. He has a background in humanities and cultural history which fosters an interdisciplinary perspective on leadership, management, and cultural dynamics.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders


Dr. John P. Dugan is the Executive Director of Youth Leadership Programs at The Aspen Institute. He oversees a portfolio of programs designed to (1) cultivate youth and educator capacities for values-based leadership, (2) improve pathways to degree completion, career readiness, and job placement, and (3) invest in local communities to transfer capital and enrich pipelines of talent across sectors.