Interface

Interface. The name evokes those spaces and boundaries where our work reaches out and touches another’s - where theory and practice meet, shake hands, and learn from one another. It honors the fact that the ILA’s membership includes people located in many, and often multiple, independent systems who all Interface in the ILA around their commitment to foster better leadership worldwide. Distributed once or twice a month, Interface shares articles highlighting association news and work being done by other ILA members. 

 
ILA Interface - The Newsletter of the International Leadership Association
30 April 2020
 
Rob Chestnut
 
Interview With Rob Chestnut

In this episode of "Exploring Leadership," Kathryn Goldman Schuyler interviews Rob Chestnut, Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb about ethics in the corporate world and topics from his new book Intentional Integrity - How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution. Rob discusses how creating a culture of integrity can clarify and energize employees to act on their values and lead ethically.
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Lauren Bullock
 
Leadership Education & Podcasting

Lauren Bullock (co-host with Dan Jenkins of The Leadership Educator podcast) discusses her assignment she used in an undergraduate leadership course which asked students to create their own podcast episodes. The assignment gave students the opportunity to write strategically, use technology to communicate to an audience effectively, and demonstrate an ability to identify appropriate and effective evidence-based research. She describes the challenges of implementing the assignment, successes, and her key learning. Read the article, then watch the video interview with Lauren and PAUSE co-editor Lisa Endersby.
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Participants at the 2019 Louder Than a Bomb Slam Poetry Competition
 
Louder Than a Bomb

This Grassroots Leadership & the Arts for Social Change column is penned by long-time troubadour of conscience Kristin Lems. In "Louder Than a Bomb: Poetry Slams and Community Activism Create a Powerful Brew," Kristin discusses the roots of Chicago's youth poetry slam, Chance the Rapper (a recent graduate of the Young Chicago writing workshops), and her experience as a judge at LTAB. The article is introduced by column editor Susan J. Erenrich.
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Art Blume
 
An Indigenous American Vision of Leadership

Using a common American metaphor, Art Blume suggests that not only do many of today’s leaders have difficulty seeing the forest for the trees, many leaders have difficulty seeing how the trees and the forest are connected to the rest of the natural world through the air, the soil, and the water. He asks: Why is leadership lost in the trees rather than leading with a vision of the interconnected whole that nourishes each tree? Global & Culturally Diverse Leadership in the 21st Century column editors Joseph E. Trimble and Jean Lau Chin explore this further in their epilogue to Blume's article.
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Featured Author Interviews

Go behind-the-pages of the latest leadership books with these featured author interviews.
  

Ethical Leadership: A PrimerEthical Leadership: A Primer

JoAnn Barbour interviews editors Robert McManus, Alexandra Perry, and Stan Ward on their ethics textbook for leadership scholars and practitioners. This wide-ranging interview covers behind-the-page tips on creating an edited text book as well as the book's structure and content, which presents basic ethical theories within a leadership context

Newsletter Column
Exploring Leadership

Join host Kathryn Goldman Schuyler for these video interviews as she talks with leaders whose creativity, depth, and vision bring leadership to life.
  

Rob ChestnutExploring Leadership - A Conversation With Rob Chestnut

In this episode of "Exploring Leadership," Kathryn Goldman Schuyler interviews Rob Chestnut, Chief Ethics Officer at Airbnb about ethics in the corporate world and topics from his new book Intentional Integrity - How Smart Companies Can Lead an Ethical Revolution. Rob discusses how creating a culture of integrity can clarify and energize employees to act on their values and lead ethically.

Newsletter Column
PAUSE for Pedagogy

Edited by Dan Jenkins and Lisa Endersby, each article adds to readers' pedagogical toolboxes and is accompanied by a video interview.
  

Lauren BullockLeadership Education & Podcasting

Lauren Bullock (co-host with Dan Jenkins of The Leadership Educator podcast) discusses her assignment she used in an undergraduate leadership course which asked students to create their own podcast episodes. The assignment gave students the opportunity to write strategically, use technology to communicate to an audience effectively, and demonstrate an ability to identify appropriate and effective evidence-based research. She describes the challenges of implementing the assignment, successes, and her key learning. Read the article, then watch the video interview with Lauren and PAUSE co-editor Lisa Endersby.

View Complete Interview Archive or explore past issues of Interface for more. View the Exploring Leadership Archive  or explore past issues of Interface for more. View the PAUSE for Pedagogy Archive  or visit past issues of Interface for more.

Newsletter Column
Grassroots Leadership & the Arts for Social Change

Each month, column editor Susan J. Erenrich introduces readers to the work of artists leading grassroots movements of protest, resistance, and liberation. Columns are frequently accompanied by podcasts from Erenrich's weekly radio show Wasn't That A Time: Stories & Songs That Moved The Nation. Listen on-demand or live every Friday from 1:00 - 2:00 PM Eastern time at WERA.FM.
  

Louder Than a Bomb

This Grassroots Leadership & the Arts for Social Change column is penned by long-time troubadour of conscience Kristin Lems. In "Louder Than a Bomb: Poetry Slams and Community Activism Create a Powerful Brew," Kristin discusses the roots of Chicago's youth poetry slam, Chance the Rapper (a recent graduate of the Young Chicago writing workshops), and her experience as a judge at LTAB. The article is introduced by column editor Susan J. Erenrich.

Newsletter Column
Global & Culturally Diverse Leadership in the 21st Century

Each month, column editors Jean Lau Chin and Joseph E. Trimble explore culturally diverse leadership. They will share research findings from a network of international leadership scholars, contribute to understanding successful leadership in unique cultural settings, and capture the effectiveness diverse leadership can have in the world at large.
  

Art BlumeAn Indigenous American Vision of Leadership

Using a common American metaphor, Art Blume suggests that not only do many of today’s leaders have difficulty seeing the forest for the trees, many leaders have difficulty seeing how the trees and the forest are connected to the rest of the natural world through the air, the soil, and the water.

View the Grassroots Leadership Archive or explore past issues of Interface. View the Global & Culturally Diverse Archive or explore past issues of Interface.