LBF 43 | Governor Deval Patrick

  The United States of America was once the Global Gold Standard for Democracy. Why would today’s America not respond well to a message of Unity? As perplexing as it sounds, it is what we see today in America and globally. How do we fix this in the USA and worldwide? This question keeps Governor […]

LBF 42 | Reconciliation

  In a deeply polarized world, the quest for truth, reconciliation, and uniting humanity takes center stage. In this powerful episode, Anne Pratt engages in a heartfelt and authentic conversation with Dr. Victoria Mora, President of United World College U.S.A. and a member of the prestigious International Women’s Forum. The topic explores conflict resolution strategies […]

LBF 41 | Global Trailblazer

  Trailblazers have a pace and scale to their career trajectory that is sometimes intimidating yet possible. We welcome Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director General of the World Trade Organization and the first woman and African to hold the position in the 75-year history of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade and the WTO. […]

LBF 40 | Education

  It takes a global village to change the world in a powerful way. Education is the single most powerful weapon we can use to change the world. Coming from the rural village of Goma in the landlocked African country of Uganda, Rehmah Kasule used education to shape her own destiny as an entrepreneur, speaker, […]

LBF 39 | Leading With Dignity

  We may be different and unequal in positions of power, but we are all equal in dignity. Dignity consciousness, or what international expert on conflict resolution Dr. Donna Hicks calls “Mandela Consciousness,” ensures that nobody can take away your dignity. Dignity is your inherent value or worth; it is different to respect. You’re born […]

LBF 31 | Growth Mindset

  How do we develop a growth mindset, one of teachability that says, “I make mistakes and grow,” one of adaptability that says, “I transform and change,” and one of possibility that says, “Yes, I can be more, do more, and achieve the impossible”? This is what we learn from the story of Yolanda Cuba, […]

LBF 29 | Leadership Moment

  What would you do if you found yourself in the middle of a violent carjacking event? This experience is often traumatic, life-threatening, and life-altering. It shifts one’s identity. One has choices – to react or to respond. This episode’s guest traumatic carjacking incident on April 11th became a defining leadership moment. Host Anne Pratt […]

LBF 28 | Power And Leadership

  When power and leadership intersect, institutions can and do undergo systemic change. People in high positions of power are uniquely positioned to exercise leadership, especially in leading institutions like Harvard University. Not all people in power do. When they do, like the 29th President of Harvard University, Lawrence Bacow, they disrupt higher education systems […]

  We are in a pivotal global moment – a world of crisis, chaos, and conflict. A worldwide pandemic with countless loss of lives and livelihoods, a world teetering on the edge of a third world war, and a world on fire. Humanity faces the biggest existential threats of all time as a species. There […]

LBF 19 | Back to Your Village

  It is the circle of life! Today’s episode centers on why leaders need to reconnect with their roots and return to their village, the village that raised them and helped them become who they are today.  Rethink how we pay it forward in business and our village. Dr. Douglas Mboweni, the Group Chief Executive […]

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