Be inspired. Stay engaged. Reach your goals.
Tune in to the Glenn College Leadership Podcast, a new podcast series offering guidance and inspiration for public and nonprofit professionals. Listen as experts who have walked in your shoes share leadership tips, advice for achieving your career goals and stories about leading positive change in the world.
The podcast advances the mission of the Glenn College and its Leadership Forum conference by supporting public service professionals who want to grow in their careers and by nurturing passion for public service throughout the year.
POWERcast Episodes feature women leading in public and nonprofit organizations and their stories of overcoming challenges unique to women in politics and public service.
Produced by the John Glenn College of Public Affairs at The Ohio State University.
As Ohio’s director of public safety, Andy Wilson leads people committed to serving their communities. Hear how he develops a leadership culture by reaffirming the mission of these public servants and helping them be the best versions of themselves through empowerment, training and mentorship.
With more than 30 years in Ohio public office and charitable and civic involvement, Betty Montgomery believes it’s the responsibility of public sector leaders to listen to and learn from the people you’re working with and the people impacted by your decisions. Meanwhile, remember that compromise is key: Play the long game to reach your ultimate mission.
Ellie Valentine knows what it’s like to be an outsider in a position of leadership. She operates within governments and nonprofits around the world where her role as a female leader is novel. Learn how she builds trust and credibility toward herself and her organization while working for change around the globe.
Through his business, RAMA Consulting, and numerous community organizations including the African American Leadership Academy, Mo Wright helps servant leaders become more effective in both life and business. Learn how living your life by design, not by default, can lead to better management and organizational success.
In this episode, Aftab Pureval, mayor of Cincinnati, sees opportunity for building back the strength of our democracy through local offices. Hear how the leadership nuances in persuasion, collaboration, risk tolerance and more give him the opportunity and platform to improve the lives of Cincinnatians.
In this podcast, Wendy Smooth and Stacy Rastauskas join Tina Pierce for our first Leadership Forum: The POWERcast, which focuses on challenges specific to women leaders.
In this podcast, Judith Zimomra shares the ways analyses of past crises and efficient use of modern technology enable stronger preparation and response.
In this episode, Ray Justice shares tips for leaders to show their own commitment to professional development, provide their team with relevant practical applications and demonstrate the positive results to foster employee engagement and fulfillment.
In this podcast, Elizabeth Edwards, founder and managing partner of H Venture Partners, shares how policymakers and investors can demand that companies factor into their operations good environmental and social standards as well as diversity and transparency in governance.
In this podcast, president and CEO of Columbus’ Center of Science and Industry (COSI), Frederic Bertley applies the organization’s motto — “Science is Everywhere and for Everyone” — to leadership.
In this podcast, Reginald Wilkinson discusses the parallels in any leadership position — higher education, prisons, hospitals, the military — and the responsibility to make sure anyone who enters your organization leaves better off.
In this podcast, Barbara Smoot of Women for Economic and Leadership Development (WELD) and Ohio Rep. Monique Smith speak about the gender pay gap and its impact on our communities.
In this podcast, Erica Crawley and Elizabeth Martinez share how leading with authenticity, bringing community voices to the table, finding collaborative partnerships and taking risks all result in sustainable success.
In this podcast, Irv Dennis, former CFO of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, discusses how leaders can navigate the most difficult bureaucracies to get things done.
In this podcast, Kathy Sullivan discusses actions that define leadership and ways to develop an environment where everyone can blossom and work collectively toward mission success.
In this podcast, Tracie Ransom divulges her expertise for leaders to strategically direct organizations to diverse, inclusive excellence
In this podcast, Tom Ross shares his equation for successful leadership: Be honest, gather feedback, know yourself, embrace diversity and empower the talent around you.
In this podcast, Steve Stiver shares the important leadership lessons he has learned in his career, how he guides diverse teams to win-win solutions, and critical lessons in communication from the military.
The Glenn College is proud to support public and nonprofit professionals with continuing education opportunities. Reenergize, learn new skills and become a better leader with training programs, certificates and executive education built for nonprofit and public sector employees.