Partnering Leadership

Episodes

The alchemy of truly remarkable leadership with Dr. Jonathan Westover | Global Thought Leader

July 29, 2021

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Jonathan Westover, Chair of Organizational Leadership Development at Utah Valley University and author of The Alchemy of Truly Remarkable Leadership. Dr. Jonathan Westover shares how you can tap into your own personalized lead…

A Masterclass in Purpose-Driven Leadership, Leadership Lessons from Winnie the Pooh and Three Moments of Joy with Robert Bies | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

July 27, 2021

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks with Professor Robert Bies. Bob Bies is a Professor of Management and founder of the Executive Masters in Leadership program at Georgetown's McDonough School of Business. Dr. Robert Bies shares different frameworks and models on how to …

Cascades: How To Create A Movement That Drives Transformational Change with Greg Satell | Global Thought Leader

July 22, 2021

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Greg Satell, writer, speaker, innovation advisor, an expert on transformational change, and author of Cascades, shares lessons on how leaders can lead transformation in their organizations and the community. Greg Satell shares lessons learned from past tra…

A business leader’s passion for equity, accessibility, and inclusion with Kim Alfonso | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

July 20, 2021

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Kim Alfonso, co-founder, and CEO of Results One. Kim Alfonso talks about advocating for people with disabilities, immersing herself in the disability world, and her mission to create a community that embodies dignity, respect, acc…

How to be a better leader by being yourself with Minter Dial | Thoughtleader

July 15, 2021

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Minter Dial, a keynote speaker, storyteller, book author, and award-winning film producer. Minter Dial shares lessons learned in leading brands, building communities, and about his latest book: You Lead: How Being Yourself Makes …

Bridging divides to build on the legacy of the daughters of the dream with Tamara Copeland | Greater Washington DC DMV Changemaker

July 13, 2021

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Tamara Copeland. Tamara led the Voices of America’s Children early on and was appointed legislative director for former Congressman Bobby Scott, and eventually served as the president of The Washington Regional Association of Gr…

About the Host

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.