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

The Global Followership Conference

Sharna Fabiano, Lacey Grey Hunter, & Lori Throupe discuss the March 2023 Global Followership Conference hosted by ILA’s Followership member community and Christopher Newport University.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

From Working On Plutarch to Working With Plutarch

Dr. Mallory Monaco Caterine discusses her study of Plutarch’s biographies and how the 2016 U.S. Presidential election revealed how relevant they are to contemporary, ethical leadership. That insight led her to form her own company dedicated to comprehensive and inclusive leadership development through the study of the humanities.

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Long Life Learning

Life long learning, fueled by a combo of curiosity and humility, is the key to a successful career. R. Ethan Braden, AMA’s 2020 Marketer of the Year, discusses how he encourages learning in his leadership team as well as his own personal life hacks for staying well informed and exploring new things.

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A Good Challenge for Me

Jill Arensdorf discusses her transition from leadership professor to Provost and the challenges of putting what she knows about leadership into practice and trying to permeate the institution with leadership concepts that work.

Phronesis: Practical Wisdom for Leaders

Leadership and Artificial Intelligence

Cal Al-Dhubaib, Founder/CEO of AI Strategist of Pandata, discusses the use of AI in business processes and how leaders can prepare themselves and their teams to take advantage of AI.

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Practice as a Way of Being

Podcasts can systematize your learning, introduce you to the next book on your list and introduce you to phrases that stick. Scott and David Fearon discuss David’s podcast with and for Peter Vaill as well as some film and TV with valuable leadership lessons.

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No Shared Notion of Reality

Dr. Suze Wilson discusses the intersections of disinformation, trust, and leadership. People are not prepared to tolerate any discomfort or sacrifices needed to address big challenges like climate change or pandemics. Instead they reject science and embrace conspiratorial ideas. One possible antidote is increasing the power and authority of trusted community leaders.

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Leadership and the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Dr. Gordon Schmidt & Dr. Sy Islam join Scott to discuss their new book Leaders Assemble! Leadership Lessons from the Marvel Cinematic Universe (Emerald, 2022) and how they use popular culture to help students as well as business clients understand leadership concepts.

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The H-Factor

Dr. Matthew Sowcik discusses his latest book, The H-Factor. The book covers the importance of humility, why we lack humility in leadership, who needs humility, and how we can develop humility. The H-Factor highlights practical examples, stories, interviews, and 10 years of research on the topic.

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The Scholarly Practitioner

ILA Member Dr. Susan R. Madsen, one of the top global thought leaders on women and leadership, chats with Scott about the intersections of scholarship and practice and how, if we really want to move the needle on global challenges, we need to move forward together with greater diversity, inclusion, and belonging.

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A Passionate African Woman

Funto Boroffice talks about making a difference through her award-winning social enterprise, Chanja Datti, which creates jobs & value from waste collection and recycling in Nigeria. Boroffice is a 2021 WE Empower UN SDG Challenge winner.