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

Finding Peace When in Conflict

John, Lord Alderdice, a sitting member of the House of Lords, joins Maureen to share his thoughts on the leadership qualities that bring peace, promote peace, and maintain peace.

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Two Turntables and the Right Tone

Scott and guest Dr. Matt Dearmon discuss practice and theory in corporate leadership development. Matt has a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction from UT-Austin and guides leadership and professional development at the global enterprise level.

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Is That a Butterfly?

World-renowned body language expert, Mark Bowden shares insights with Scott from his best-selling books, highly acclaimed TEDx talk on The Importance of Being In-Authentic, and the weekly YouTube sensation, The Behavior Panel.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Our Life Is What Our Thoughts Make It

Scott is joined by Joe Hart, President & CEO of Dale Carnegie Training. In 2019, Hart was named CEO Forum Magazine’s top 12 Transformative Leaders in the U.S. for his leadership of the “One Carnegie” global cultural and change management program that he initiated within the company.

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Stewards of the Future

Helle Bank Jørgensen, CEO & Founder of Competent Boards joins Maureen to share insights from her new book Stewards of The Future: A Guide for Competent Boards, based on insights from 100 world experts and international case studies.

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Proactivity (including leadership) means thinking about the future and acting strategically to change current trajectories to avoid future problems and create better futures. Dr. Tom Bateman joins Scott.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Welcoming the Butterflies

Dr. Assegid Habtewold shares strategies for emerging leaders that he writes about in his new book Overcoming 1st Timer Syndrome: 11 Antidotes to Thrive Beyond First-Time Leadership Pitfalls.

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I’m Gonna Walk With You

Ex-professional bodyboarder Brendan Newton – recruitment manager for the Australian Indigenous Mentoring Experience (AIME) – joins Scott to discuss his work inspiring others and serving the disadvantaged.

Leadership Educator Podcast

Advancing Racial Equity in Leadership Education

Drs. Rich Whitney and Jasmine Collins discuss how editing the NDSL special issue on racial equity in leadership education impacted their teaching, and they share resources used to teach leadership education to students from various backgrounds.

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A Brave Space

Scott chats with ILA’s Lifetime Achievement Award winner Dr. Ronald Heifetz, one of the foremost authorities on the practice and teaching of leadership.