Episodes

July 5, 2022

The Selfie CEO and the Impact of Selfie Culture on Leadership | Mahan…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks about the impact of selfie culture on leadership. Mahan shares t…

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June 30, 2022

Innovate Like the Best with Kapil Kane, Former Leader of Apple’s Prod…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Kapil Kane, Director of Innovation at Intel China and co-fou…

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June 28, 2022

Innovative Thinking & Strategy by Tapping Into the Science of Subtrac…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Leidy Klotz, a professor at the University of Virginia appoi…

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June 23, 2022

Winning the Right Game: How to Disrupt, Defend, and Deliver in a Chan…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ron Adner, professor, keynote speaker, advisor, and author o…

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June 21, 2022

A Quantum Life: An Unlikely Journey from the Streets to the Stars wit…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, astrophysicist, STEM educator, multi-pa…

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June 16, 2022

How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others with Stephen M. R…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Stephen M.R. Covey. Stephen M.R. Covey is the New York Times…

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June 14, 2022

Love, War and Politics with Chuck Robb, Former Virginia Governor & Se…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Chuck Robb, Virginia's 64th governor from 1982 to 1986 and U…

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June 9, 2022

Building Corporate Soul to Power Culture and Success with Ralf Specht…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ralf Specht, author of Building Corporate Soul: Powering Cul…

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June 7, 2022

A Powerful Question to Ask Yourself and Your Team | Mahan Tavakoli Pa…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks about a critical leadership thinking skill that can be developed …

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June 2, 2022

CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leaders fr…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Carolyn Dewar. Carolyn is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Com…

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May 31, 2022

Leading at the Forefront of the Sports, Music & Entertainment Industr…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Phil de Picciotto. Phil is the founder and president of Octa…

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May 26, 2022

How to Lead with a Story and The Ten Stories Great Leaders Tell with …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Paul Smith, business storytelling coach and bestselling auth…

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May 24, 2022

How to Choose Courage and Be Brave at Work with University of Virgini…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jim Detert, John L. Colley Professor of Business Administrat…

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May 19, 2022

How to Ethically Use the Principles of Influence to Lead Your Team wi…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Brian Ahearn, keynote speaker, trainer, coach, consultant, a…

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May 17, 2022

How to Command Attention at Work (and at Home) by Managing Your Socia…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jeanine Turner, a professor at Georgetown University, where …

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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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