Partnering Leadership

Learn from the leadership journey of Greater Washington DC region changemakers and global thought leaders so you can align better with your purpose, grow professionally with meaning, and have a greater impact. Each week Mahan Tavakoli sits down for an intimate conversation with diverse leaders to learn from their leadership journeys so we can all improve, grow, and have a greater impact.

Recent Episodes

[BEST OF] Building a Brighter Future for the Building Blocks of Society with Generation Hope Founder & CEO Nicole Lynn Lewis | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

Aug. 16, 2022

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Nicole Lynn Lewis, founder and chief executive officer of Generation Hope. This non-profit organization provides holistic assistance to young families. Nic…

[BEST OF] Simple Truths of Leadership, How to Be a Servant Leader and Build Trust with Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley | Partnering Leadership Global Thought Leader

Aug. 11, 2022

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley. Ken is the founder of the Ken Blanchard Companies and has co-authored more than 65 books on leadership, including all-time …

[BEST OF] How to Choose Courage and Be Brave at Work with University of Virginia Darden School of Business Professor Jim Detert | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

Aug. 9, 2022

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jim Detert, John L. Colley Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and author of Choosing Courage: T…

[BEST OF] The Future of Work Is Here: How To Lead In An Era of Disruptive Change with The Next Rules of Work author Gary Bolles | Partnering Leadership Global Thought Leader

Aug. 4, 2022

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Gary Bolles, chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, co-founder of eParachute.com, and author of The Next Rules of Work. Gary Bolles share…

Leading with Confidence and Humility | Mahan Tavakoli Partnering Leadership Insight

Aug. 2, 2022

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares thoughts on how to lead with more confident humility. Mahan also goes through five mindsets and practices of leading with confidence and humility. Finally, Maha…

How to Leverage Public Relations in a Fast Changing World with Robert Dilenschneider, The Dean of American Public Relations Executives | Partnering Leadership Global Thought Leader

July 28, 2022

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Robert Dilenschneider, founder of The Dilenschneider Group and strategic advisor to Fortune 500 companies. Robert Dilenschneider talks about the most effec…

About the Host

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Mahan Tavakoli

Mahan Tavakoli is a highly accomplished executive with a multi-faceted background in US and global operations management leading a consulting practice focused on organizational leadership. Mahan has significant experience working with top executives from across the globe. The industries and size of the clients he works with vary, however, the needs are similar. The organizations have great leadership, believe in the untapped potential of their people, and want to get the winning edge as they align the entire organization towards more effectively achieving their purpose. Mahan is also a published author, co-author, and contributor to industry leading publications. Currently, Mahan serves as Board Chair of Leadership Greater Washington and has helped lead the board and and the organization through a pivot to greater relevance, purpose, and impact through crisis.