Partnering Leadership

Episodes

Aug. 11, 2022

184 [BEST OF] Simple Truths of Leadership, How to Be a Servant Leader…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ken Blanchard and Randy Conley. Ken is the founder of the Ken Blanchard Companies and has co-authored more than 65 books on leadership, including all-time c...

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Aug. 9, 2022

183 [BEST OF] How to Choose Courage and Be Brave at Work with Univers…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jim Detert, John L. Colley Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and author of Choosing Courage: Th...

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Aug. 4, 2022

182 [BEST OF] The Future of Work Is Here: How To Lead In An Era of Di…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Gary Bolles, chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, co-founder of eParachute.com, and author of The Next Rules of Work. Gary Bolles shares...

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Aug. 2, 2022

181 Leading with Confidence and Humility | Mahan Tavakoli Partnering …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares thoughts on how to lead with more confident humility. Mahan also goes through five mindsets and practices of leading with confidence and humility. Finally, Mahan...

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July 28, 2022

180 How to Leverage Public Relations in a Fast Changing World with Ro…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Robert Dilenschneider, founder of The Dilenschneider Group and strategic advisor to Fortune 500 companies. Robert Dilenschneider talks about the most effect...

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July 26, 2022

179 Brain Science of Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace with Founder &…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Tara Thiagarajan, Founder, and Chief Scientist at Sapien Labs. Tara Thiagarajan shares studies and insights on mental well-being, its key indicators, and ho...

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July 21, 2022

178 How to Build Deeper and More Meaningful Business Relationships Th…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Susan McPherson, Founder, and CEO of McPherson Strategies, Serial Connector, Communications Expert, and Author of The Lost Art of Connecting: The Gather, As...

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July 19, 2022

177 Turnaround: How to Change Course When Things are Going South with…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Lisa Gable, Former US Ambassador, UN delegate, CEO, and author of Turnaround: How to Change Course When Things Are Going South. In the conversation, Lisa Ga...

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July 14, 2022

176 [BEST OF] A framework to help leaders transform organizations int…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talked with Dr. Timothy Clark, the founder and CEO of LeaderFactor and author of Four Stages of Psychological Safety . Dr. Clark has broken down the different stages to...

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July 12, 2022

175 [BEST OF] Resilient Leadership with a Drive for Excellence and Im…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Susan Lacz, principal, and chief executive officer of Ridgewells Catering, shared her leadership journey with Mahan Tavakoli. Susan Lacz spoke about how she has managed the obstacles ...

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July 7, 2022

174 How to Build Inclusion and Collaboration by Designing for Belongi…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Susie Wise, founder and former director of the K12 Lab Network at the Stanford d.school. Dr. Susie Wise is a co-creator of Liberatory Design and author of D...

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July 5, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks about the impact of selfie culture on leadership. Mahan shares thoughts on selfie leadership, servant leadership, and partnering leaders' fundamental mindset an...

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June 30, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Kapil Kane, Director of Innovation at Intel China and co-founder of GrowthX- an award-winning corporate innovation accelerator. Kapil Kane shares lessons fr...

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June 28, 2022

171 Innovative Thinking & Strategy by Tapping Into the Science of Sub…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Leidy Klotz, a professor at the University of Virginia appointed in the Schools of Engineering, Architecture, and Business and author of the book Subtract: ...

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June 23, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ron Adner, professor, keynote speaker, advisor, and author of Winning the Right Game: How to Disrupt, Defend, and Deliver in a Changing World and The Wide L...

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June 21, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Hakeem Oluseyi, astrophysicist, STEM educator, multi-patented inventor, keynote speaker, and author of A Quantum Life: My Unlikely Journey from the Str...

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June 16, 2022

168 How Truly Great Leaders Unleash Greatness in Others with Stephen …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Stephen M.R. Covey. Stephen M.R. Covey is the New York Times and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of The Speed Of Trust, former CEO of Covey Leadersh...

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June 14, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Chuck Robb, Virginia's 64th governor from 1982 to 1986 and U.S. senator from 1989–to 2001. Governor Chuck Robb is also the author of In the Arena: A Memoir ...

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June 9, 2022

166 Building Corporate Soul to Power Culture and Success with Ralf Sp…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ralf Specht, author of Building Corporate Soul: Powering Culture & Success with the Soul System. After two decades with McCann Erickson, Ralf Specht became ...

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June 7, 2022

165 A Powerful Question to Ask Yourself and Your Team | Mahan Tavakol…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks about a critical leadership thinking skill that can be developed by asking ourselves a powerful question. Mahan shares why the complexity of the world requires u...

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June 2, 2022

164 CEO Excellence: The Six Mindsets That Distinguish the Best Leader…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Carolyn Dewar. Carolyn is a Senior Partner at McKinsey & Company, McKinsey's Global Practice Leader for CEO & Board Excellence, and co-author of the book CE...

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May 31, 2022

163 Leading at the Forefront of the Sports, Music & Entertainment Ind…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Phil de Picciotto. Phil is the founder and president of Octagon and has been at the forefront of the sports, music, and entertainment industry for more than...

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May 26, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Paul Smith, business storytelling coach and bestselling author of Lead with A Story, Sell with A Story, and The 10 Stories. In this episode, Paul Smith shar...

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May 24, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jim Detert, John L. Colley Professor of Business Administration at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business and author of Choosing Courage: Th...

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