Episodes

Oct. 26, 2021

Conscious, Capable, and Ready to Contribute: How Employee Development…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ed Offterdinger, chairman of AO People Partners, co-founder …

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Oct. 21, 2021

How to Develop a Disruption Mindset and Thrive Through Disruption wit…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Charlene Li, a Digital Transformation and Disruptive Leaders…

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Oct. 19, 2021

Equity: How to Design Organizations Where Everyone Thrives with Minal…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Minal Bopaiah. Minal is the founder of Brevity & Wit, a stra…

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Oct. 14, 2021

How to Cultivate Your Influence and Build Powerful Connections with J…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jon Levy, behavioral scientist and author of the book You're…

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Oct. 12, 2021

Shattering glass ceilings, supporting women's empowerment and promoti…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Barbara Davis Blum, one of the founders of Leadership Greater Washington and president …

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Oct. 7, 2021

How to lead your organization through change to achieve hard to imagi…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with John Kotter, professor emeritus at Harvard Business School, …

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Oct. 5, 2021

Purpose-driven leadership is about more than just saying the right wo…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli celebrates 100 podcast episodes by going back to the core of it all: pur…

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Sept. 30, 2021

Trillion Dollar Leadership Secrets of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos & Google’s …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ann Hiatt, Leadership Strategist & Consultant and Author of …

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Sept. 28, 2021

Tackling systemic inequities by leading the charge with Richard Bynum…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Richard Bynum, Chief Corporate Responsibility Officer at PNC, shares the many leadershi…

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Sept. 23, 2021

How to Make Better Decisions by Understanding the Gray Rhino and The …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Michele Wucker, author of The Gray Rhino and You Are What You Risk , explains the origi…

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Sept. 21, 2021

Leadership lessons from billionaire philanthropist David Rubenstein |…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, David Rubenstein, co-founder & co-chairman of Carlyle Group & President of the Economic…

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Sept. 16, 2021

How to turn Visionary Thinking into Breakthrough Growth by Leading fr…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Mark Johnson, co-founder and senior partner at Innosight. In…

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Sept. 14, 2021

Leading with a commitment to people, clients, and the community with …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks with Beth Johnson, Founder and CEO of RP3 Agency. Beth Johnson sha…

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Sept. 9, 2021

Shores Beyond Shores - from Holocaust to Hope: A Bergen-Belsen Surviv…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Irene Butter, a professor, peace activist, and holocaust…

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Sept. 7, 2021

Not letting your past define your future and leading to make the Amer…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Danny Vargas, US Air Force veteran, founder of VARCom Solutions, and community leader, …

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Sept. 2, 2021

How to lead through the certainty of uncertainty | Leadership Insight

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares how leaders can effectively lead through uncertainty. With everyt…

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Aug. 31, 2021

Letters to My White Male Friends with Dax Devlon Ross | Greater Washi…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dax Devlon Ross, non-profit executive, equity consultant, an…

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Aug. 26, 2021

Cracking the Leadership Code: Three Secrets to Building Strong Leader…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Alain Hunkins, keynote speaker, facilitator, coach, and auth…

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Aug. 24, 2021

Working to end poverty in the community by learning to say YES with M…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Monsignor John Enzler, President and CEO of Catholic Charities of the Archdiocese of Wa…

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Aug. 19, 2021

The Creativity Leap: Unleash Curiosity, Improvisation and Intuition a…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Dr. Natalie Nixon, creativity strategist, global keynote speaker, and author of the awa…

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Aug. 17, 2021

Leading to build on a heritage of service: Industrial Bank and its 3 …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Doyle Mitchell, President and CEO of Industrial Bank, shares memories from his childhoo…

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Aug. 12, 2021

The Leadership Decision: Decide to Lead Today with Dr. Catherine Ryms…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Catherine Rymsha, a lecturer, Tedx Speaker, and author o…

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Aug. 10, 2021

Becoming antifragile, thriving, and leading through setbacks with Car…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Carla Reid, General Manager and CEO of WSSC Water. Carla Rei…

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Aug. 5, 2021

To become better leaders, we need to learn to disconnect and reflect …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks about one of the lessons he learned from Italians on the value of …

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