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

Innovating Leadership with ILA Fellow Maureen Metcalf

Workforce Demographics and an Inclusive Culture

Nadia Younes (The Center for Global Inclusion), Gamiel Yafai (Diversity Marketplace Limited), and Louise Carvalho (Cern) join Maureen to discuss how organizations need to adapt to an inclusive culture and measure the impact of inclusive leadership on people, the planet and profits.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

An Achievement of the Collective

Dr. Cynthia McCauley shares nuggets of wisdom on leadership development in organizations. She has 35+ years of experience in leader development methods including developmental assignments and relationships, 360-degree feedback, and action learning.

Innovating Leadership with ILA Fellow Maureen Metcalf

ShEquity: A Refugee’s Path to Empowering Women & Their Businesses

Pauline Koelbl, AfriProspect GmbH’s Founder and CEO and ShEquity’s Founder and Managing Partner, joins Maureen to share ShEquity’s vision to close the gender funding gap in Africa by providing smart investment to female-led and owned businesses that aim for triple bottom line: financial, social and environmental return.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

I Came Back Yesterday From Moscow

ILA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Dr. Manfred F. R. Kets de Vries discusses a leadership training he did in Russia just prior to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. He ended his class by warning: Ideology overrules rationality; paranoia is the disease of kings; and he who rides a tiger cannot dismount. Prescient words.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Followers and Tyrants

Scott interviews Ira Chaleff, author, speaker, workshop presenter, and innovative thinker on the beneficial use of power between those who are leading and those who are following in any given situation.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

What’s Dumbing Us Down?

Democracies are under threat around the globe. ILA Lifetime Achievement Award Winner Dr. Henry Mintzberg joins Scott to discuss democracy and the idea that there are only a few dozens countries that are models of balance. Why can’t we get this right?

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Post-Pandemic Approaches to Developing Future Fit Employees

The evolving nature of work imposes a heavy emotional tax on workers who must continuously learn and adapt. Faris Almi and Christopher Washington discuss how leaders can create a culture of caring and compassion while meeting their organization’s goals.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

A House Built by Slaves

Dr. Jonathan W. White discusses his most recent book, A House Built By Slaves: African American Visitors to the Lincoln White House.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Beyond Whiteness in Leadership Theorizing

While race is rarely spoken about within leadership theorizing, Dr. Donna Ladkin, Dr. Cherie Bridges Patrick, & Dr. Marion Missy McGee deconstruct leadership theories to reveal the unconscious racial perspectives behind them.

Innovating Leadership with ILA Fellow Maureen Metcalf

Facing a Global Leadership Crisis

In this two-part interview, Ambassador Thomas Greminger and Peter Cunningham from the Geneva Centre for Security Policy share leadership insights and talk about key issues that are shared across many organizations – global governance. What does leadership look like in this context?

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Minds at Work

Dr. Deborah Helsing, an expert in adult development and Immunity to Change, joins Scott to discuss how to assist individuals, teams, and organizations making personal and collective change. She also shares her personal leadership journey and how to connect with people you can learn from, grow with, and continue on with.

Leadership Educator Podcast

Teaching in Higher Ed

Dr. Bonni Stachowiak joins Dan and Lauren to discuss innovative strategies and resources that can be applied to curricular or co-curricular programs – leadership or otherwise – to improve learning.