Leadership Foundations: City As Playground
A 40 Year Legacy: Sustaining A Movement- Episode 45

A 40 Year Legacy: Sustaining A Movement- Episode 45

January 29, 2019

In the final episode of the series celebrating LF’s 40th year of work, Dave and Rick are joined by CIS Founder and LF Board member Bill Milliken. They talk about the inauguration of the Colangelo Carpenter Innovation Center (CCIC) in Washington DC, ideas from organizational theorist Richard McDermott on how innovation is used to sustain a movement like LF, and what this means for LF’s future. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

A 40 Year Legacy: Cultivating Global Impact- Episode 44

A 40 Year Legacy: Cultivating Global Impact- Episode 44

December 31, 2018

In this episode, Dave and Rick are joined by Leslie MacKrell, Partner at The Bridgespan Group. Together they discuss the intensive Bridgespan project and how it better positioned LF to cultivate and drive global impact. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

 

 

A 40 Year Legacy: The Common Square- Episode 43

A 40 Year Legacy: The Common Square- Episode 43

November 30, 2018

In this episode, Dave and Rick explore how LF has ventured into the public sector over the past 40 years. Together they delve into the necessity of engaging all sectors of the city- from political to social service to religious- on behalf of the common good. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

 

A 40 Year Legacy: An Emerging Organization- Episode 42

A 40 Year Legacy: An Emerging Organization- Episode 42

October 31, 2018

In this episode, Dave and Rick discuss the emergence and evolution of the LF organization. Together they explore the formation of LF as we know it today and how LF has balanced the tension between organic and organizational realities over the last 40 years. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

A 40 Year Legacy: A Global Fellowship- Episode 41

A 40 Year Legacy: A Global Fellowship- Episode 41

September 28, 2018

In this episode, Dave and Rick discuss LF's organizational development over the course of its 40-year history. With a clip from LF founder Reid Carpenter, the conversation explores the early years of fellowship, the importance of the Incarnation, and the emergence of a robust global organization. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.

A 40 Year Legacy: A Theology As Big As The City- Episode 40

A 40 Year Legacy: A Theology As Big As The City- Episode 40

June 15, 2018

In this episode, Dave and Rick continue to discuss LF's 40th anniversary and look back at key pieces of the LF theological framework. The conversation includes clips from Dr. Ray Bakke, a pivotal voice since LF's early years, reflecting on why loving the city was not just important, but foundationally Christian. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org

A 40 Year Legacy: The Founding Story- Episode 39

A 40 Year Legacy: The Founding Story- Episode 39

April 30, 2018

In this episode, Dave and Rick continue their conversation about LF's 40th anniversary. Together they discuss key moments, people, and ideas that contributed to the founding of the Pittsburgh Leadership Foundation in 1978. Complete with words from our founder Reid Carpenter, they look at how this moment in our history has continued to blossom in Pittsburgh and inspire the love and work of LF member cities around the world. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.  

 

A 40 Year Legacy- Episode 38

A 40 Year Legacy- Episode 38

March 30, 2018

In 2018, Leadership Foundations marks its 40th anniversary. In this episode, Dave and Rick discuss the importance of remembrance and set up our next podcast series which will explore significant events over the last 40 years that have brought us to where we are today and position the LF network for the next decades of impact. Listen here and send in any questions you would like answered to info@leadershipfoundations.org.  

 

Eucharistic Leadership Review- Episode 37

Eucharistic Leadership Review- Episode 37

February 23, 2018

How does the Eucharist impact and shape leadership? In this episode, Dave and Rick look back on the last 10 months and our dive into the idea of Eucharistic leadership and its four movements- taken, blessed, broken, and given. Together they discuss the key questions and lessons that surfaced and the implications these have for our leadership and everyday lives.

Eucharistic Leadership: Given- Episode 36

Eucharistic Leadership: Given- Episode 36

January 26, 2018

What is the purpose of being given and how does it impact leadership? In this episode, Dave and Rick talk with Jack Fortin, Chair of the Leadership Foundations Board and Senior Fellow at Augsburg College, about the importance of this action in Eucharistic leadership- being given for the sake of our community. They explore the idea of being given power so that we, individually and corporately, may give it away to others, thereby acting as servant leaders and establishing trustworthiness, which is central to giving.