Episodes

May 12, 2022

How to Become a Referrable brand, Access Anyone and Build Meaningful …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Michael Roderick, founder, and C.E.O. of Small Pond Enterpri…

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May 10, 2022

A Life-Long Commitment to the Girl Scouts and Giving Back to the Comm…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Diane Tipton, Chief Executive Officer and President at Self …

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May 5, 2022

How to Activate Your Brand Purpose and Transform Your Organization by…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Chip Walker, head of Strategy at StrawberryFrog Movement, Br…

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May 3, 2022

Lead with Kindness, the most powerful, least costly and most underrat…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares his perspectives and research about the need for kindness and how…

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April 28, 2022

Building a Thriving Organization by Helping Clients Implement OKRs, …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Deidre Paknad, co-founder and CEO of WorkBoard and founder o…

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April 26, 2022

Leading Economic Development to Provide Greater Opportunities to Unde…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Harold Pettigrew, CEO at Washington Area Community Investmen…

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April 21, 2022

Leading Change From The Inside Out So People Want to Follow You with …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Erika Andersen. Erika is the founding partner of Proteus Int…

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April 19, 2022

Leading with Grit, Clarity and Empathy with Marriott International Pr…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Stephanie Linnartz, President of Marriott International, Inc…

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April 14, 2022

How to turn Your Organizational Culture Into a Competitive Advantage …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Professor James Heskett. Professor Heskett is UPS Foundation…

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April 12, 2022

Purpose-Driven Leadership: Putting People and Place Over Profits with…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Lisa Wise, Chief Rooster, Chief Nester and Owner of Nest DC.…

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April 7, 2022

How to Lead Organizational Transformation through Intent Based Leader…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with David Marquet. David served as the commander of the US Navy …

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April 5, 2022

Three Steps to Help You Stop the Uncontrolled Proliferation of Meetin…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares why professionals are spending more time in meetings than ever be…

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March 31, 2022

How to Build a Real Workplace Culture of Inclusion that Delivers Resu…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Cynthia Owyoung, the vice-president of inclusion, equity, an…

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March 29, 2022

Strategic Leadership and Creative Branding with David Gorodetski CEO …

In this episode of the Partnering Leadership podcast, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with David Gorodetski. David is the co-founder and CE…

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March 24, 2022

How to Align Around Deep Purpose and Achieve High Performance with Ha…

In this episode of the Partnering Leadership podcast, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Professor Ranjay Gulati. Ranjay Gulati's work br…

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March 22, 2022

Building on the Legacy of Pioneers to Become a Pioneer with Ernie Jar…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ernie Jarvis. Ernie is a fifth-generation Washingtonian and …

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March 17, 2022

How to Disrupt Yourself as a Leader and Build a High Growth Team by M…

In today's episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan speaks with Whitney Johnson. Whitney is the CEO of Disruption Advisors, a tech…

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March 15, 2022

Leading with Purpose and Designing the Future of Collaboration and Wo…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Diane Hoskins. Diane Hoskins serves as co-CEO and chair of t…

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March 10, 2022

How to Lead for Productive Collaboration and Overcome Collaboration O…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Rob Cross. Rob is the co-founder and chief research scientis…

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March 8, 2022

How to Adapt to the Speed of Change Through Hyper-Learning and Humili…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Edward D. Hess. Ed Hess is a Professor Emeritus of Business …

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March 3, 2022

Challenging stereotypes through laughter and picking on bullies with …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Actor-Comedian Maz Jobrani. In addition to his comedy specia…

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March 1, 2022

Why Feedback is Essential for High Performance and How You Can Do it …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares his thoughts and research on the importance of providing regular …

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Feb. 24, 2022

Creating A Culture of Belonging by Leading Below the Surface with LaT…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with LaTonya Wilkins. LaTonya Wilkins is the founder of The Chang…

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Feb. 22, 2022

Good Spirit Leadership at WGL, as Board Chair of Northern Virginia Ch…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Luanne Gutermuth. Luanne formerly serves as the Executive Vi…

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