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

Maureen Metcalf Podcast Cover

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.

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.