Partnering Leadership

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Nov. 3, 2022

208 How Minds Change: the Surprising Science of Belief, Opinion and P…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with David McRaney. David McRaney is a science journalist, host of the You Are Not So Smart podcast, and an internationally best-selling author of books, includi...

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Nov. 1, 2022

207 Use These Three Leadership Practices To Significantly Increase Ac…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks about one of the biggest challenges he sees in organizations and a struggle for many leaders: holding team members accountable. Mahan shares why outstanding leade...

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Oct. 27, 2022

206 The Four Powerful Conversations that Help Us Connect with Chuck W…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Chuck Wisner, author of The Art of Conscious Conversations: Transforming How We Talk, Listen, and Interact. Chuck Wisner spoke about the power of stories in...

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Oct. 25, 2022

205 Connecting the Community by Bringing the World to Washington D.C.…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jenny Bilfield. Jenny Bilfield is the President and CEO of Washington Performing Arts (WPA), one of the U.S.'s preeminent multi-disciplinary arts presenters...

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Oct. 20, 2022

204 How Leaders Can Successfully Manage Conflict and Have Difficult C…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Marlene Chism. Marlene Chism is the leading authority on stopping workplace drama and the author of four books, including her most recent book, From Conflic...

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Oct. 18, 2022

203 Building Bridges Across the River and the Community with the Pres…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Rahsaan Bernard. Rahsaan Bernard serves as the President of Building Bridges Across the River (BBAR). This nonprofit organization built and now manages the ...

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Oct. 13, 2022

202 How to Become a More Emotionally Intelligent Leader with Amazon G…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Richard Hua, Global Head of EPIC Leadership and Chief EQ Evangelist at Amazon Web Services. In the conversation, Richard Hua shared his origin story, why he...

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Oct. 11, 2022

201 Transforming Lives Through The Power of Events with Rebecca Linde…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Rebecca Linder, founder, and CEO of Linder Global Events. Rebecca Linder shares her leadership journey and the joys and challenges of entrepreneurship. Rebe...

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Oct. 6, 2022

200 How to Cultivate a Thriving Organizational Culture with Brad Fede…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Brad Federman, Leadership and Culture Expert, Speaker, Coach, and Author of Cultivating Culture: 101 Ways to Foster Engagement in 15 Minutes or Less. Brad F...

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Oct. 4, 2022

199 Celebrating 200 Episodes & How to Achieve Your Purpose Through Ge…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli first acknowledges the 200th episode of the podcast. Mahan then shares his thoughts on the three practices that can help us stay aligned with our purpose: feeling and e...

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Sept. 29, 2022

198 How to Live Life in Crescendo: inspiring lessons from legendary l…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Cynthia Covey Haller, a teacher, speaker, an active participant in her community and co-author Live Life in Crescendo: Your Most Important Work is Always Ah...

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Sept. 27, 2022

197 Infusing Design with Innovative Thinking To Improve Business Perf…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Steve Polo, the Managing Partner at OPX, a design consultancy with a mission to help good companies work better. In addition to his leadership journey, Stev...

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Sept. 22, 2022

196 How to Design a Company Culture That Will Help You Thrive in a Hy…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Gustavo Razzetti, CEO and Founder of Fearless Culture, creator of the Culture Design Canvas, and author of Remote Not Distant: Design a Company Culture That...

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Sept. 20, 2022

195 Leading to Provide Opportunities for All through Education with C…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Monica Goldson, Chief Executive Officer of Prince George's County Public Schools. In the conversation, Dr. Monica Goldson shared the source of her love ...

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Sept. 15, 2022

194 The Power of Perception in Leadership with Dr. Maja Zelihic | Par…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Maja Zelihic, Dean at the Forbes School of Business and Technology at the University of Arizona Global Campus. Dr. Maja Zelihic is coauthor along with D...

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Sept. 13, 2022

193 Relationships to Infinity: The Art and Science of Keeping in Touc…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jason Levin, Founder of Ready, Set, Launch and author of Relationships to Infinity: The Art and Science of Keeping in Touch. In the conversation, Jason Levi...

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Sept. 8, 2022

192 The Importance of Empathy in Leadership and Empathy’s Role in the…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Sophie Wade, founder of Flexcel Network, work futurist, speaker, and author of Empathy Works: The Key to Competitive Advantage in the New Era of Work. In th...

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Sept. 6, 2022

191 How to Reduce Leadership Blind Spots and Nurture Deeper Connectio…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares thoughts on the importance of reducing our blind spots and letting others connect with our humanity. Then, Mahan briefly explains the Johari Window and how under...

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Sept. 1, 2022

190 The Impact of Blockchain & Web 3 on Organizations (DeFi, Crypto, …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Richard Carthon, CEO of Crypto Current and host of the Crypto Current podcast. Richard Carthon talks about blockchain technology, Web3, DAOs (Decentralized ...

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Aug. 30, 2022

189 [BEST OF] The Influencer’s Influencer Leading for Community Impac…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Tony Pierce. Tony Pierce is Akin Gump's Washington DC office partner in charge. He has more than three decades of experience in trial and litigation. In add...

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Aug. 25, 2022

188 [BEST OF] How You Can Prepare for The Acceleration and Lead in Th…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Azeem Azhar - writer, technology analyst, and creator of the acclaimed Exponential View newsletter. Azeem Azhar is a senior advisor to PwC and is an investo...

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Aug. 23, 2022

187 [BEST OF] Leading with Purpose and Designing the Future of Collab…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Diane Hoskins. Diane Hoskins serves as co-CEO and chair of the board of directors for Gensler. As an MIT-trained architect and an MBA from The Anderson Scho...

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Aug. 18, 2022

186 [BEST OF] How to lead your organization through change to achieve…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with John Kotter, professor emeritus at Harvard Business School, co-founder of a management consulting firm Kotter International and a pioneer in organizational ...

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Aug. 16, 2022

185 [BEST OF] Building a Brighter Future for the Building Blocks of S…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Nicole Lynn Lewis, founder and chief executive officer of Generation Hope. This non-profit organization provides holistic assistance to young families. Nico...

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