ILA Podcast

Reimaging Our Leadership to Be a Good Ancestor

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with  Rt. Honorable Kim Campbell


“The future will spit on our graves.” Former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell is quite frank in this interview with Maureen Metcalf. The conversation starts with the idea of being a good ancestor and explores what that means and why we should care.

Guest: The Right Honourable A. Kim Campbell

Kim Campbell

The Right Honourable A. Kim Campbell PC, CC, OBC, QC, served as Canada’s nineteenth and first female Prime Minister. She is the Founding Principal of the Peter Lougheed Leadership College. Her leadership roles have led her to develop an expertise informed by real time exposure to populations in democratic transition, economic crisis, and gender imbalances. From 2004 through 2006 Campbell served as Secretary General of the Club of Madrid, an organization of former heads of government and state who work to promote democratization through peer relations with leaders of transitional democracies. She also chaired the Steering Committee for the World Movement for Democracy and is a Trustee of the International Center for the Study of Radicalisation and Political Violence (ICSR) at King’s College, London

Host Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf

Maureen Metcalf brings 30 years of experience and success in the fields of leadership, innovation, and technology. A regular contributor to, Metcalf has authored an award-winning book series on leadership and is the Founder & CEO of the Innovative Leadership Institute. She is the host of an Innovating Leadership, a weekly international podcast that hit the airways in July 2015. As an ILA Fellow, Maureen partners with the International Leadership Associate on a series of global leadership podcasts within the show.

About Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future

The pace of change in the world is increasing exponentially and shows no signs of slowing down. Leadership is evolving and requires more and more innovative leaders to keep up. Many leaders update what they lead but not how they think about and act as leaders. They become outdated. This matters because Leadership creates strategic advantage.

 Innovating Leadership, Co-Creating Our Future features interviews with global business executives, thought leaders and academics in a wide range of industries. They discuss their most pressing issues and the innovative approaches they have employed to transform their challenges into opportunities and advantages. The application of proven concepts and tools that may be applied to build your organization and deliver sustainable success are presented and discussed.