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

Safe to Fail Experiments

Michael Gothe discusses agile leadership and the need for a learning mindset when leading in complexity.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

So Many Myths to Fight

Discussion of home-based women doctors in Pakistan meeting the country’s healthcare challenges with Dr. Sara Saeed Khurram, 2021 WE Empower UN SDG Challenge Winner and Co-Founder & CEO of Sehat Kahani.

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Reimagining Leadership to Solve Food Insecurity

Leah Lizarondo, CEO and co-founder of 412 Food Rescue, joins Maureen to discuss using technology to create a social enterprise that fights hunger and promotes sustainability by preventing perfectly good food from entering the waste stream.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

True Belonging and Dignity

Dr. Ming-Ka Chan discusses the importance of leadership, diversity, and belonging in the healthcare fields. She is Equity, Diversity, Inclusivity, and Social Justice Lead for the Department of Pediatrics and Child Health at the University of Manitoba.

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Getting Lost in the Language of Leadership

Research show we literally think with our hearts as well as our minds. Neurocardiology is just one way we’re learning about how a good leader thinks. Jonathan Reams discusses the robust thinking skills vital to effective leadership.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Activation Energy

Dr. Todd Deal from the Center for Creative Leadership joins Scott for a wide-ranging discussion on leadership and resilience.

Innovating Leadership with ILA Fellow Maureen Metcalf

The Importance of Studying Leadership Scientifically

Leadership must be studied scientifically, according to John Antonkais, Professor of Organizational Behavior, editor in chief of The Leadership Quarterly, and ILA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner. There is too much opinion out there peddled by consultants and too much bad research promulgated by well-meaning but badly trained researchers making claims they do not have the evidence to support.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

The Month That Shook the World

ILA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner, Dr. Barbara Kellerman, looks at the Russian invasion of Ukraine through a leadership systems lens. One of the top global thinkers in leadership, Kellerman also has a Master’s in Russian and Eastern European Studies from Yale university.

Leadership Educator Podcast

Leadership Education Through Complex Transitions

Dr. Darren Pierre and John Weng discuss the co-Inquiry process they used to edit an issue of New Directions for Student Leadership and the personal and professional benefits they received for engaging in this process during a turbulent period in higher education.