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

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The Dance Between Leadership and Followership

We start with Margaret Heffernan talking about Turbulence as a chronic condition. Leadership is about building organizations that thrive in turbulence. Then Ira talks about understanding that to bring out the best leadership requires the best followership.

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Inner Peace Nurtures Global Impact

This interview is part of the 2017 International Leadership Association Conference Interview series in Brussels Belgium. Kathryn talks about what leaders need in order to be transformational in turbulent times.

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Creating Mindful Organizations

How do we create organizations that promote mindfulness and joy during work? Subanhu talks about how to build mindfulness in organizations. Michelle talks about how she demonstrates authenticity as a leader, a CEO, and a mother.

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How Do We Work And Live With Purpose and Compassion?

In the context of the changes we anticipate in the coming years from population growth in Africa to climate incidents to block chain, what is required of leaders now in this era. There is nothing we can do to protect ourselves if we are not protecting each other globally.

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Maximizing Profit and Social Impact Concurrently – A Case Study

Business is a social institution. Can we maximize value for the firm and at the same time create value for society? How is shareholder value maximization aligned with or in conflict with social good. Mike gives examples of how he drives both profit and social impact. This includes: 1. Appreciative inquiry summit 2. Partnering with Autistic organization to hire adults with autism to fill routine jobs 3. Hiring interns to fill roles and providing education How have you created buy-in for novel processes? 1. Use tools like appreciative inquiry to create alignment, involvement, and commitment across the entire organization 2. Establish processes for inclusion of staff and clients and at the same time ensure leaders retain positive control and accountability for results

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Leaders Building On Moral Purpose to Create A Just World

Jorrit talks about the leadership journey Deloitte is creating for people from entering the firm through their retirement. The second speaker in this interview is George Papandreou, Former Prime Minister of Greece. He talks about his leadership journey in democracy.

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Buried in an Avalanche: Finding Deeper Purpose in Failure

This discussion is intended to help listeners come to know the deeper purpose of adversity or failure. In some ways to help dissolve judgement and move forward with new ways of seeing difficult events. Ken will share what he learned from being buried in an avalanche and the process he went through to find this deeper purpose.

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Emerging Leaders Changing The World

This show focuses on the impact both women have made in their countries and internationally. They discuss their leadership journeys, both coming from humble backgrounds.

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The End of Leadership meets the Evolution of Leadership

As part of the International Leadership Association (ILA) series, Barbara Kellerman, recently awarded the ILA’s lifetime achievement award, will discuss her thoughts on the end of leadership as well as her point of view about followers, leaders and contexts given our current environment.

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Leadership Evolution: Theory and Practice In Action

Gill and Jorrit discuss how organizations and researchers combine theory and practice to teach leadership to university students and career professionals. They talk about need for ongoing curiosity and learning at every stage of professional life.