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In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Bettina Stern, co-founder of Chaia Tacos. Bettina shares her experience leading a business through crisis and her plans for growing Chaia Tacos nationally. Some highlights: *Bettina Stern shares how she and Suzanne Simon started Chaia Tacos through a mutual love…

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In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Ximena Hartsock, Co-founder of Phone2action and builder of tech for social good talks about how growing up in Chile and her father gave birth to her activism at an early age, how she battled injustice and hardship in Chile and as an immigrant to…

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In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Rosie-Allen Herring, President and CEO of the United Way NCA and Board Chair of the Greater Washington Board of Trade, talks about leading with purpose, leading the transformation of United Way NCA and reflects on the future leadership of the Greater Washington DC /…

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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 Guide to Emotionally Dealing with Pandemics & Other Disasters. Dr. Elia Gourgouris shares some…

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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 women leaders in the US military. Some highlights: The story behind Shannon Huffman…

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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 he led organizations to achieve significant growth. Some highlights: How David Fagiano started out his career in the…

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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 she has for other leaders, as they're looking to lead their organizations through transformation. Some highlights: Pat McGuire…

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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 crisis. Some highlights: The story of courage and patriotism of Admiral Stockdale Understanding the difference between optimism…

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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 belief in Conscious Capitalism. Some highlights: What made David Gardner a rule breaker The story…

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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. Some highlights: What motivated Scott Bolden to practice law Tips for aspiring leaders to…

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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: Rishad Tobacocowala’s view on the role of data in business Leading organizations through…

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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 along the way. Some highlights: The value of education Understanding poverty and how it motivated Victor Hoskins The…

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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. Antifragile leadership in action. Some highlights: The crisis as a moment for antifragility and antifragile leadership How…

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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 supporting dozens of organizations in the Greater Washington DC region. Some highlights: How Lyles Carr’s childhood…

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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 highlights The fundamentals of leadership Trond Undheim’s perspective on being a futurist Five possible post- pandemic scenarios…

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Oct. 20, 2020

The Future of Work

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