Partnering Leadership

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Feb. 24, 2022

136 Creating A Culture of Belonging by Leading Below the Surface with…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with LaTonya Wilkins. LaTonya Wilkins is the founder of The Change Coaches. She works with C-suite/executive leaders and their teams where human connection and c...

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Feb. 22, 2022

135 Good Spirit Leadership at WGL, as Board Chair of Northern Virgini…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Luanne Gutermuth. Luanne formerly serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Washington Gas. In addition to co-founding Good...

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Feb. 17, 2022

134 Simple Truths of Leadership, How to Be a Servant Leader and Build…

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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Feb. 15, 2022

133 The Six New Rules of Business: Creating Real Value in a Changing …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Judy Samuelson. Judy Samuelson is the Aspen Institute Business and Society Program's founder and executive director. Judy Samuelson is also the author of Th...

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Feb. 10, 2022

132 Practical Decision Making with the Creator of The Terms FOMO (Fea…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Patrick McGinnis. Patrick coined the term FOMO (Fear of Missing Out) and FOBO (Fear of a Better Option) while attending Harvard Business School. Patrick McG...

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Feb. 8, 2022

131 Building Community and a Thriving Entrepreneurial Ecosystem with …

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Tien Wong. Tien is the Chairman and CEO of Opus8 - private investment and strategic advisory firm. He is also Chairman of Lore Systems, an IT services compa...

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Feb. 3, 2022

130 How to Lead with Greater Curiosity and Creativity with Stanford D…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Sarah Stein Greenberg, executive director of Stanford D.school. Sarah leads a community of designers, faculty, and other innovative thinkers who help people...

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Feb. 1, 2022

129 Four Critical Factors in Leading the Transition Back to the Offic…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares his insights about the future of work, the upcoming transition of many organizations back to the office, and strategies to make hybrid work a success. Mahan also...

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Jan. 27, 2022

128 How You Can Prepare for The Acceleration and Lead in The Exponent…

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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Jan. 25, 2022

127 The Influencer’s Influencer Leading for Community Impact with Aki…

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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Jan. 20, 2022

126 The Purpose Economy and The Science of Purpose & Fulfilment at Wo…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Aaron Hurst, Co-founder, CEO of Imperative, the peer coaching platform, Founder of the Taproot Foundation, and the author of The Purpose Economy. Aaron Hurs...

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Jan. 18, 2022

125 The 5 Core Essentials for Leading Through Uncertain Times with Re…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Larry Robertson, innovation advisor, founder of Lighthouse Consulting, and author of three award-winning books, including his most recent, Rebel Leadership:...

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Jan. 13, 2022

124 Secrets Of Navy SEAL Performance and Attributes as Drivers of Opt…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Rich Diviney, author of The Attributes: 25 Hidden Drivers of Optimal Performance. Rich Diviney is a retired Navy SEAL commander with 20+ years of experience...

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Jan. 11, 2022

123 Building a Brighter Future for the Building Blocks of Society wit…

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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Jan. 6, 2022

122 You Have More Influence Than You Think and The Science of Influen…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Professor Vanessa Bohns. Dr. Vanessa Bohns is a social psychologist, an award-winning researcher and teacher, and a professor of organizational behavior at ...

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Jan. 4, 2022

121 The Power of Subtraction: How You Can Do More With Less by Starti…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares an unlikely goal-setting strategy for your team in the year 2022, subtracting goals instead of adding more. In addition, Mahan shares insights from Leidy Klotz's...

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Dec. 30, 2021

120 [BEST OF] Inspiring leadership with Accenture’s Marty Rodgers | G…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Marty Rodgers, Senior Managing Director to US Southeast which is responsible for Accenture’s business in 10 states, including Charlotte, Atlanta, and Washin...

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Dec. 28, 2021

119 [BEST OF] Be Fearless; 5 Principles for a Life of Breakthroughs a…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jean Case, Chairman of National Geographic Society, CEO of the Case Foundation, CEO of Case Impact Network, and author of Be Fearless: 5 Principles for a Li...

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Dec. 23, 2021

118 [BEST OF] Leadership lessons from billionaire philanthropist Davi…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, David Rubenstein, co-founder & co-chairman of Carlyle Group & President of the Economic Club of Washington DC, shares his journey from working at the White House to starting one of th...

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Dec. 21, 2021

117 [BEST OF] Succeeding against all odds to become a profile in succ…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Linda Rabbitt, the founder and chairman of Rand Construction, who is recognized as Washingtonian of the Year, and is in Washington's Business Hall of Fame. ...

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Dec. 16, 2021

116 How to Think, Act and Inspire Your Way to Greatness with Wendy Ry…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Wendy Ryan. Wendy Ryan is the CEO of Kadabra, an interdisciplinary team of leadership and organizational change experts based in Silicon Valley, California....

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Dec. 14, 2021

115 Making a difference for the community by providing greater opport…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Tony Cancelosi, president and CEO of Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind. Tony Cancelosi shares delightful stories from his life, from when he was a child gro...

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Dec. 9, 2021

114 Own It. Love It. Make It Work. How to make any job your dream job…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Carson Tate. Carson Tate is the founder and managing partner of Working Simply, Inc., a business consulting firm that partners with organizations, business ...

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Dec. 7, 2021

113 How to balance humility with confidence in leading your team thro…

In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli shares a key challenge facing leaders: the continuation of uncertainty concerning many aspects of work, including a return to the office. Mahan talks about the need for...

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