September 13

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ILA Interface - The Newsletter of the International Leadership Association
13 September 2018
Cover of Professionalizing Leadership
Professionalizing Leadership

Dennis Roberts calls Barbara Kellerman’s new book Professionalizing Leadership, “a kick in the intellectual pants.” Read this dynamic conversation between Roberts, someone who spent his life working in leadership education, and Kellerman, leadership’s provocateur-in-chief. Kellerman will also be giving a keynote on “Standards” at ILA’s upcoming conference this October in West Palm Beach. Learn more here and view her video invitation to the event.
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Chellie Spiller delivers a TEDx talk
Embodied Authentic Leadership

Don’t miss this special preconference workshop on Wednesday 24 October, hosted by #ILA2018WPB keynote speaker Donna Ladkin and program co-chair Chellie Spiller, which will offer a unique opportunity for participants to explore the central role their bodies play in creating an experience of authentic leadership. Register for as little as $45 (registration to the conference as a whole is NOT required) and enjoy an in-depth, intensive experience with these two authentic leadership experts. Learn more about Donna in this recent interview and about Chellie from a TEDx talk.
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PAUSE for Pedagogy

“Leadership PhotoVoice: Application in Action” Jackie Bruce takes you into an online classroom utilizing PhotoVoice as a tool to understand and make meaning of abstract leadership theories. Read the actual assignment and a sample response received along with tips on how to utilize PhotoVoice in your own leadership classroom. The article is accompanied by a video interview between Jackie and Dan Jenkins, column editor.
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Peoples’ Voice Cafe

In this month's Grassroots Leadership and the Arts for Social Change column, Stephen Suffet takes readers behind the scenes at the Peoples' Voice Cafe, a unique “volunteer run, collectively governed” organization that "provides a platform for the artistic expression of a wide variety of humanitarian matters and concerns." Suffet discusses recent transitions such as the creation of a board of directors and their impact on the cafe's practice of horizontal leadership.
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ILA Lima Highlights!

ILA’s topical conferences provide an opportunity to create spaces for topic-specific leadership dialogue and discourse as well as pathways for new knowledge and innovative practice to be explored and new connections to be made. Read about the conference, explore links to resources, and meet some of the ILA members whose curiosity, creativity, courage, and compassion bring to life the idea of bridging theory and practice to create a deeper understanding of leadership for the greater good. If you’re planning to attend #ILA2018WPB, be sure to attend the Latin Leadership Global Scholars Networking Dinner to join and continue the conversation!
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