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Learn from the leadership journey of Greater Washington DC region changemakers and global thought leaders so you can align better with your purpose, grow professionally with meaning, and have a greater impact. Each week Mahan Tavakoli sits down for an intimate conversation with diverse leaders to learn from their leadership journeys so we can all improve, grow, and have a greater impact. PartneringLeadership.com

Learn from the leadership journey of Greater Washington DC region changemakers and global thought leaders so you can align better with your purpose, grow professionally with meaning, and have a greater impact. Each week Mahan Tavakoli sits down for an intimate conversation with diverse leaders to learn from their leadership journeys so we can all improve, grow, and have a greater impact. PartneringLeadership.com

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Learn from the leadership journey of Greater Washington DC region changemakers and global thought leaders so you can align better with your purpose, grow professionally with meaning, and have a greater impact. Each week Mahan Tavakoli sits down for an intimate conversation with diverse leaders to learn from their leadership journeys so we can all improve, grow, and have a greater impact. PartneringLeadership.com

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@mahany

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Episodes

Renew, rethink, reimagine, reinvent and Nowruz | Leadership Insight

3/4/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks about Persian New Year, Nowruz, and its relevance to renewal, rethinking, reimagining, and reinventing which is needed by all, most especially now. The episode ends with a fun surprise, set to powerful music magnifying a message of hope and renewal. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Amanda Gorman, National Poet Laureate Jim Collins, Business Author Connect with Mahan Tavakoli: MahanTavakoli.com More...

Duration:00:11:34

Ethical leadership to make a difference with David Rutstein | Changemaker

3/2/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with David Rutstein, former general counsel at Giant Food. David shares inspiring stories in his journey, what an ‘Ethical Will’ is, his 10 principles for leadership, and most important of all—how to lead with integrity and have an impact in the community. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Raymond R. Dickey, former senior partner at Danzansky, Dickey, Tydings, Quint and Gordon George Bloom, head of the public...

Duration:00:30:19

How to build and lead a company customers can’t live without with Jim Kerr| Thought Leader

2/25/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Jim Kerr, Founder of Indispensable Consulting and Author of the book INDISPENSABLE: Build and Lead A Company Customers Can’t Live Without, and shares his thoughts and insights on how being indispensable is a very important aspect of leading and creating a great culture. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Marshall Goldsmith, author and executive coach BOOK: INDISPENSABLE: Build and Lead A Company Customers...

Duration:00:29:12

Leading with a winner’s mindset with Cary Hatch | Changemaker

2/23/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks with Cary Hatch, CEO of MDB Communications. Cary Hatch discusses what it took for her to succeed as a female business owner and how difficulties can build up resilience, and the joy of having an impact on people and the entire Greater Washington DC DMV region. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Shelly Lazarus, Chairman Emeritus of Ogilvy & Mather Rosie Allen Herring, President & CEO United Way National Capital...

Duration:00:27:49

How makers, visionaries, and outsiders succeed with Jonathan Littman | Thought Leader

2/18/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks with Jonathan Littman, co-author of The Entrepreneurs Faces: How Makers, Visionaries and Outsiders Succeed, and several other best-selling books. Jonathan Littman talks about the importance of innovation in business and how business leaders can learn to create an entrepreneurial spirit in their teams and organizations. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Susanna Camp: Co-author The Entrepreneurs Faces: How Makers,...

Duration:00:38:50

Helping lead the transformation of a county and the region with Howard Stone | Changemaker

2/16/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Howard Stone, Chair of the Board of Trustees for Prince George's Community College. Howard shares the source of his passion for education, love for Leadership Greater Washington and commitment over the years to Prince George’s County, MD. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Ken Duncan, former council administrator Prince George’s County MD Wayne Curry, former County executive for Prince George's County...

Duration:00:24:06

Using research-based positive psychology to become a better leader with Dr. Michelle McQuaid | Thought Leader

2/11/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Dr. Michelle McQuaid, a best-selling author, workplace wellbeing teacher, and playful change activator. Michelle McQuaid talks about how positive psychology has influenced her perspective on leadership and shares lessons for effectively leading teams and organizations. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Tal Ben Shahar, author and founder of Happiness Studies Academy Martin Seligman, Psychologist and father...

Duration:00:38:07

Succeeding against all odds to become a profile in success with Linda Rabbitt | Changemaker

2/9/2021
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. Linda shares her experiences overcoming breakage and setbacks, and how she used adversity as a motivator to achieve success. Highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Steve Harlan, former Vice-Chairman-International at KPMG Sherri Turner, Linda’s former business...

Duration:00:39:25

How to lead with love | Leadership Insight

2/4/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks about the importance of leading with love and why genuine love is critical to leadership and a core essence of leading as a partner-leader. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Harry Stack Sullivan, Psychologist David Gardner, Co-Founder of The Motley Fool John Chambers, former CEO of Cisco Systems Connect with Mahan Tavakoli: MahanTavakoli.com More information and resources available at the Partnering...

Duration:00:09:15

Impactful leadership with a genuine drive to help with Steve Harlan | Changemaker

2/2/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks with Steve Harlan, Founder of Harlan Enterprises. LLC, as he shares how he rose through the ranks at KPMG, the role he played on the DC Financial Control Board in turning around Washington DC’s finances and his commitment to the community. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: John Veihmeyer, former Global Chairman of KPMG Eleanor Holmes Norton, Washington DC Delegate to US House of Representatives Marion Barry,...

Duration:00:34:44

Disruption is hard but full of opportunity with Henna Inam | Thought Leader

1/28/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Henna Inam, CEO of Transformational Leadership, talks about her journey to discovering her authentic self, her book Wired for Disruption and on how to be agile through times of disruption. Some highlights: Wired for Disruption Connect with Henna Inam: Transformational Leadership Official Website Transformational Leadership Podcast Wired for Disruption Book Henna Inam on LinkedIn Connect with Mahan Tavakoli: MahanTavakoli.com More...

Duration:00:30:46

Principle centered leadership for a better world with Howard Ross | Changemaker

1/26/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Howard Ross, Author of Reinventing Diversity, Everyday Bias, and Our Search for Belonging, talks about his background, how he started his own consulting firm, and his work on unconscious bias. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Michael Amilcar, CEO of Cook Ross Inc. Dr. Johnnetta B. Cole, National Chair of the National Council of Negro Women John Griffin, Former Head of Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Books The Practice...

Duration:00:44:42

Billion-dollar leadership success with an innovator’s spirit with Chuck Swoboda | Thought Leader

1/21/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli speaks with Chuck Swoboda, former Chief Executive Officer of Cree, author of Innovator Spirit, and podcast host of Innovators on Tap. Chuck Swoboda speaks in-depth about innovation and how to cultivate it as part of an organization’s culture. Some highlights: Mentioned: Clayton Christensen, author of the book “The Innovator's Dilemma” Connect with Chuck Swoboda Chuck Swoboda’s Official Website Innovators on Tap Podcast Chuck...

Duration:00:38:49

An inspiring vision to eradicate poverty with Dr. Mark Bergel | Changemaker

1/19/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Dr. Mark Bergel, Co-founder of Shared Humanity Project, talks about his incredible life experiences and shares his profound love for humanity and how it molded his character to be the kind of leader he is now along with his vision to eradicate poverty. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: A Wider Circle Jurg Siegenthaler, Prof Emeritus Sociology at American University David Bohm, Author Wholeness and the Implicate Order Frederick...

Duration:00:36:29

Antifragile leadership in action with Bettina Stern | Leadership Insight

1/14/2021
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: Also mentioned in this episode: Nassim Nicholas Taleb, author of “Antifragile: Things That Gain from Disorder” Brett Schulman, Co-Founder and Chief Executive of Cava Group Freshfarm Market Connect with Bettina Stern Chaia Tacos website Bettina...

Duration:00:14:06

Advocacy as a way of life and as a business with Ximena Hartsock | Changemaker

1/12/2021
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 the United States and became successful while pursuing her advocacy as a way of life. Some Highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Michelle Ray, Executive Director for The Walter Kaitz...

Duration:00:34:42

Leading ourselves with more meaningful goal setting | Leadership Insight

1/7/2021
In this episode of Partnering Leadership, Mahan Tavakoli talks about how to think about goals differently and encourages leaders to think about their impact and legacy. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Alfred Nobel, Inventor Bronnie Ware, Author Connect with Mahan Tavakoli: MahanTavakoli.com More information and resources available at the Partnering Leadership Podcast website: PartneringLeadership.com

Duration:00:07:49

Leading with deep values and a service mindset with Rosie Allen-Herring | Changemaker

1/5/2021
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 / DMV region. Some highlights: Also mentioned in this episode: Jim Dinegar, former president at Greater Washington Board of Trade Jack McDougle, current president at Greater Washington...

Duration:00:38:25

The why and how of leadership happiness with Dr. Elia Gourgouris | Thought leader

12/29/2020
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 of his thoughts and perspectives on how we can nurture happiness in ourselves, and use happiness to become better leaders of organizations. Some highlights: Dr. Elia Gourgouris...

Duration:00:37:34

Developing GRIT to lead through adversity with Shannon Huffman Polson | Thought leader

12/22/2020
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 Polson being one of the first women to fly an Apache attack helicopter The inspiration behind the book “The Grit Factor” How owning your own story is critical to leadership and...

Duration:00:29:47