Partnering Leadership

Episodes

Dec. 29, 2020

The why and how of leadership happiness with Dr. Elia Gourgouris | Pa…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Elia Gourgouris, founder of Happiness Center and author of 7 Paths to Lasting Happiness and co-author of 7 Keys to Navigating a Crisis, A Practical Guid...

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Dec. 22, 2020

Developing GRIT to lead through adversity with Shannon Huffman Polson…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Shannon Huffman Polson, author of The Grit Factor and CEO of the Grit Institute, talks about her experiences as an Apache attack helicopter pilot, and the lessons learned on grit from...

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Dec. 15, 2020

Leadership that wins hearts, minds, and produces breakthrough results…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, David Fagiano, former Chief Operating Officer of Dale Carnegie Training and former CEO of American Management Association, talks about his career, leadership lessons learned, and how ...

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Dec. 8, 2020

Transformational leadership with a focus on what really matters with …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Patricia McGuire, the president of Trinity Washington University, talks about how she led the transformation of Trinity, the leadership principles that she has learned, and advice sh...

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Dec. 3, 2020

Leading with empathy and hope: learning from Admiral Stockdale and th…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks about the Stockdale Paradox, the difference between hope and optimism, and the necessity for antifragility in leading your organization and team during times of c...

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Dec. 1, 2020

Rule breaking to achieve success as an entrepreneur and leader with D…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, David Gardner, co-founder and chief Rule Breaker at The Motley Fool, talks about the origins of the company, the importance of purpose and culture in their organization, and David’s b...

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Nov. 24, 2020

Leading with soul, scheduling more meetings and brownies on the table…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Rishad Tobaccowala, Author of Restoring the Soul of Business, talks about the turd on the table, the story behind his book, and his perspective on the future of work. Some highlights:...

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Nov. 17, 2020

Carrying the leadership torch to make a meaningful difference with A.…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, A. Scott Bolden, Managing Partner of the Washington, D.C. office of Reed Smith, talks about his background and history, failures, and successes that led him to make a real difference....

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Nov. 10, 2020

Entrepreneurial work ethic and optimism as a leader with Victor Hoski…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Victor Hoskins, President and CEO of Fairfax County Economic Development Authority, shares how his upbringing influenced him and the many successes and challenges Victor has faced alo...

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Nov. 5, 2020

Antifragile Leadership case example with Scott Kratz | Mahan Tavakoli…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Scott Kratz, Vice President of Building Bridges Across The River, talks about how the pandemic crisis accelerated his organization's focus on partnering to better serve the community....

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Nov. 3, 2020

Doing good to do well as a leader with Lyles Carr | Greater Washingto…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Lyles Carr, Senior Vice President of The McCormick Group, shares how his upbringing and value system influenced his commitment to giving back to the community, helping found and suppo...

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Oct. 27, 2020

Pandemic aftermath and making better decisions for the future with Tr…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Trond Arne Undheim, Author of Leadership From Below, Disruptive Games and Pandemic Aftermath, shares his views and ideas on leadership, the pandemic and future of work. Some highlight...

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Oct. 20, 2020

Leadership for community impact with Alex Orfinger | Greater Washingt…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Alex Orfinger, Publisher The Washington Business Journal, shares what drives him, how he came to lead The Washington Business Journal, and his thoughts on major community issues in th...

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Oct. 13, 2020

Leading with purpose and values with Charito Kruvant | Greater Washin…

In this episode of the Partnering Leadership Podcast, Charito Kruvant, Founder & Board Chair Creative Associates International, talks about her childhood, what inspired her to focus on education and conflict resolution, and l...

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Oct. 8, 2020

How to become an antifragile leader | Mahan Tavakoli Partnering Leade…

In this episode, Mahan Tavakoli talks about the concept of antifragility and its value in leading your team and organization through disruption and uncertainty. Main takeaways from this episode: Understanding antifragility in...

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Oct. 6, 2020

Becoming a better leader through adversity with Mary Abbajay | Greate…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mary Abbajay, President Careerstone Group and author of Managing Up, talks about her story of resilience, journey to leadership transformation and becoming a successful consultant and...

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Sept. 1, 2020

Welcome to Partnering Leadership--Leadership Learning and Growth "Gra…

In this episode: Who this podcast is for. How the best leaders view leadership. How to change, learn and grow. Follow on LinkedIn

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