Partnering Leadership

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May 19, 2022

160 How to Ethically Use the Principles of Influence to Lead Your Tea…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Brian Ahearn, keynote speaker, trainer, coach, consultant, and author of Influence People: Powerful Everyday Opportunities to Persuade that are Lasting and...

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May 17, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jeanine Turner, a professor at Georgetown University, where she teaches at the Communication, Culture and Technology Program and the McDonough School of Bus...

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May 12, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Michael Roderick, founder, and C.E.O. of Small Pond Enterprises and host of the Access to Anyone Podcast. Michael Roderick shares practices and frameworks o...

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May 10, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Diane Tipton, Chief Executive Officer and President at Self Storage Zone and Board Member at the Girl Scouts of the USA. Diane shares her humble beginnings ...

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May 5, 2022

156 How to Activate Your Brand Purpose and Transform Your Organizatio…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Chip Walker, head of Strategy at StrawberryFrog Movement, Brand Business and Cultural Strategist, and co-author of Activate Brand Purpose: How to Harness th...

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May 3, 2022

155 Lead with Kindness, the most powerful, least costly and most unde…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares his perspectives and research about the need for kindness and how it can impact teams and organizations. Mahan also highlighted effective ways of showing kindnes...

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April 28, 2022

154 Building a Thriving Organization by Helping Clients Implement OKR…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Deidre Paknad, co-founder and CEO of WorkBoard and founder of Results Foundry. Deidre Paknad shared her journey leading to her success as the founder of thr...

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April 26, 2022

153 Leading Economic Development to Provide Greater Opportunities to …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Harold Pettigrew, CEO at Washington Area Community Investment Fund (Wacif), Presidential Appointee at the CDFI Fund, and an Aspen Finance Fellow. First, Har...

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April 21, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Erika Andersen. Erika is the founding partner of Proteus International, which is a coaching consulting and training firm that focuses on leader readiness. S...

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April 19, 2022

151 Leading with Grit, Clarity and Empathy with Marriott Internationa…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Stephanie Linnartz, President of Marriott International, Inc., the world's largest hospitality company. Stephanie Linnartz shares the role her upbringing pl...

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April 14, 2022

150 How to turn Your Organizational Culture Into a Competitive Advant…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Professor James Heskett. Professor Heskett is UPS Foundation Professor Emeritus at the Harvard Business School. James Heskett has authored/co-authored nine ...

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April 12, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Lisa Wise, Chief Rooster, Chief Nester and Owner of Nest DC. Lisa Wise shares the origin story behind founding the company and how they bake purpose into ev...

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April 7, 2022

148 How to Lead Organizational Transformation through Intent Based Le…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with David Marquet. David served as the commander of the US Navy nuclear submarine, USS Santa Fe. When he took over, he changed the command-and-control leadershi...

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April 5, 2022

147 Three Steps to Help You Stop the Uncontrolled Proliferation of Me…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares why professionals are spending more time in meetings than ever before and what leaders of organizations and teams can do to combat overscheduling of meetings and...

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March 31, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Cynthia Owyoung, the vice-president of inclusion, equity, and belonging at Robinhood. Cynthia is also the Founder of Breaking Glass Forums, which aims to el...

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March 29, 2022

145 Strategic Leadership and Creative Branding with David Gorodetski …

In this episode of the Partnering Leadership podcast, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with David Gorodetski. David is the co-founder and CEO of Sage Communications. David Gorodetski shares pivotal moments that led to his co-founding of...

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March 24, 2022

144 How to Align Around Deep Purpose and Achieve High Performance wit…

In this episode of the Partnering Leadership podcast, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Professor Ranjay Gulati. Ranjay Gulati's work bridges strategy, organizational design, and leadership. In this conversation, Professor Gulati, w...

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March 22, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Ernie Jarvis. Ernie is a fifth-generation Washingtonian and has established himself as a significant presence in the Greater Washington DC DMV region throug...

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March 17, 2022

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

In today's episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan speaks with Whitney Johnson. Whitney is the CEO of Disruption Advisors, a tech-enabled talent development company. She also co-founded Disruptive Innovation Fund with Clayton...

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March 15, 2022

141 Leading with Purpose and Designing the Future of Collaboration an…

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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March 10, 2022

140 How to Lead for Productive Collaboration and Overcome Collaborati…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Rob Cross. Rob is the co-founder and chief research scientist at the Connected Commons business consortium. He is also the Edward A. Madden Professor of glo...

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March 8, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Edward D. Hess. Ed Hess is a Professor Emeritus of Business Administration at the Darden Graduate School of Business, University of Virginia. Ed Hess is the...

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March 3, 2022

138 Challenging stereotypes through laughter and picking on bullies w…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Actor-Comedian Maz Jobrani. In addition to his comedy specials, Maz Jobrani has appeared on many of television's most popular shows, including Grey's Anatom...

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March 1, 2022

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

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares his thoughts and research on the importance of providing regular feedback in the work environment. Mahan shares why many leaders avoid giving feedback and how to...

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