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We interview great leaders, review the books they read, and speak with highly influential authors who study them.

The Leadership Podcast Jan Rutherford and Jim Vaselopulos, experts on leadership development

    • Business
    • 4.9 • 76 Ratings

We interview great leaders, review the books they read, and speak with highly influential authors who study them.

    TLP265: Ram Charan - Six New Rules for Leaders

    TLP265: Ram Charan - Six New Rules for Leaders

    Ram Charan is a world-renowned business consultant, author and speaker who has spent the past 40 years working with many top companies, CEOs, and boards of our time. In his work with companies including Toyota, Bank of America, Novartis, Humana, etc., Ram is known for cutting through the complexity of running a business in today’s fast changing environment to uncover the core business problem.

    • 46 min
    TLP264: Guide to Dealing with Difficult and Toxic Coworkers and Managers

    TLP264: Guide to Dealing with Difficult and Toxic Coworkers and Managers

    Peter Economy is a Wall Street Journal best-selling business author, ghostwriter, developmental editor, and publishing consultant with more than 100 books to his credit (and more than three million copies sold). Peter’s latest book, Wait, I’m Working With Who?!?, dives into how to work with anyone in your office and manage both the difficult and toxic relationships that are within that environment.

    • 40 min
    TLP263: Getting Buy-in

    TLP263: Getting Buy-in

    Cristina Killingsworth was the Senior Advisor to the CEO at Millennium Challenge Corporate, advising on strategies to deliver smarter foreign assistance. She was also the Director of Strategic Planning & Director for African Affairs for the White House National Security Council Staff during the Obama Administration. Today, Cristina is the Vice President of WestExec Advisors. 

    • 41 min
    TLP262: The Heart of Business

    TLP262: The Heart of Business

    Hubert Joly is the former Chairman and CEO of Best Buy. He has been recognized as one of the 100 “Best-Performing CEOs in the World” by Harvard Business Review, one of the top 30 CEOs in the world by Barron’s, and one of the top ten CEOs in the United States in Glassdoor’s annual Employees’ Choice Awards. Hubert discusses his latest book, The Heart of Business, which dives into breaking old leadership paradigms, leading with purpose and humanity.

    • 45 min
    TLP261: Control and The Hidden Rules of Ownership

    TLP261: Control and The Hidden Rules of Ownership

    Michael Heller is one of the world’s leading authorities on ownership. He is the Lawrence A. Wien Professor of Real Estate Law at Columbia Law School where he has served as the Vice Dean for Intellectual Life. Michael’s latest book, Mine!: How the Hidden Rules of Ownership Control Our Lives, shows how people navigate, dispute, and resolve ownership issues. Listen in as Michael discusses airplane seating, custody of children, and the astounding South Dakota laws.

    • 47 min
    TLP260: Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking vs. Telling

    TLP260: Humble Inquiry: The Gentle Art of Asking vs. Telling

    Ed Schein and Peter Schein, father and son duo,  are well-known in the organizational development space and co-founders of the Organizational Culture and Leadership Institute. They’ve written several books together, including two in the Humble Leadership series. In this discussion, Ed and Peter share their thoughts on what leaders need to prepare for in order to build a more resilient culture, future, and organization.

    • 50 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
76 Ratings

76 Ratings

Ja-walk ,

Absolutely Fantastic

Top quality guests that share interesting and relatable stories to deliver incredibly helpful nuggets of wisdom. Could easily walk away from each episode with numerous ideas worth exploring further.

Huge thanks to Jim and Jan for creating a consistently powerful and helpful platform that allows each of us access to such a wealth of knowledge.

Irvine Nugent ,

A Goldmine Of Wisdom

I have a few podcasts that I considered essential listening and the leadership podcast is at the top. The quality of the guests or top-notch on each episode gives me at least one takeaway to implement or deeply think about. I love how Jim and Jan interact with the guest making very episode so entertaining

anttenae ,

Great Inspiration

Hi the Leadership Podcast team thank you for continuously providing inspiration and insights to emerging leaders like myself. I am a registered nurse and have been on the leadership track for half of my career. I cannot find a more helpful direction in my leadership aspirations than your podcast. I hope you continue this good work for all future leaders in many fields. Thank you much!

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