It's time to learn from the past and explore the future of leadership.

In compelling discussions, we'll dig deep into leadership topics within business, education, non-profits, the public sector, social justice and wherever we may find it.

The Center for Leadership exists to support multifaceted and interdisciplinary approaches to leadership development and growth. Leadership Frontiers highlights the many different ways that we understand and explore leadership. Specifically for the podcast, we showcase members of our center, our affiliates, our students, and our community partners and all of the wonderful work they are doing.

If you are curious to learn more about any of our guests, please do not hesitate to contact us!


 

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017 | General Stanley McChrystal & Anna Butrico | Risk: A User's Guide

Jan. 13, 2022

Today’s world is rife with risk—be it a global pandemic as we experienced in 2020 or the steady churn of uncertainty that permeates both business and life. In their new book RISK: A User’s Guide , coauthors General Stanley McChrystal and Anna Butrico argue that we must develop both an...

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016 | Bill Mullen | The value of lifelong learning

Nov. 9, 2021

Retired USMC MajGen Bill Mullen dives in on why it is so important to constantly immerse oneself in learning. Bill has an extensive military background that is rooted in a passion for working with students and further personal growth and development. Bill is a huge believer in lifelong learning, specifically...

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015 | Chief Doreen Jokerst | Community impact starts with saying hello

Oct. 26, 2021

We are pleased to host CU Boulder Police Chief Doreen Jokerst to the show for this episode. Chief chats with us about the importance of listening and interacting with the communities she and her team serve. Additionally, she highlights the initiatives surrounding diversifying her team, specifically when it comes to...

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014 | Matt Moseley | Communication is the secret sauce

Oct. 12, 2021

Communications specialist, author, and adventure swimmer, Matt Moseley chats with us to discuss his experiences at the intersection of strategy, public policy, and public affairs. He discusses how we are called to be a participant in life and not just spectate from the edges. Listen to the Episode Matthew L...

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013 | Dr. Johanna Maes | Multicultural leadership

Sept. 21, 2021

For this episode we welcome Dr. Johanna Maes to discuss multiculturalism, inclusivity, gender bias, and culturally competent teaching methods. She has a multitude of expertise in all facets of education and has compiled extensive curricula, experiential education initiatives, and trainings to address all of these topics. In particular, she helps...

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012 | Alexia McCaskill | Leadership and law

Aug. 3, 2021

In this episode, we talk about being a lawyer in Washington DC...in the 1990’s as a black female...we also chat about how University staff are growing their leadership skills on campus and about a new mentorship program for 1st and 2nd year law students at CU. Listen to the Episode...

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011 | Mike Kester | Not losing our humanity at work

July 6, 2021

So much of what we do in the workplace today requires a fast-pace, minimal budget, and immense pressure. Especially in a COVID and post-COVID world, the importance of taking care of the humans behind it all has slipped into the background. Mike Kester saw a need for focusing on people,...

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010 | Sabrina Volpone | Operationalizing diversity in a changing world

June 22, 2021

Our conversation with Dr. Sabrina Volpone centered on diversity in the workplace...how implicit bias plays a role, the business case behind why diversity is a necessity. Listen to the Episode Dr. Sabrina D. Volpone is an assistant professor in the Organizational Leadership division at the University of Colorado Boulder’s Leeds...

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009 | Katie Kramer | Choosing to exercise the behaviors and skills of leadership

June 8, 2021

In this episode, we talk to Katie about serving a greater good and paying it forward, her work at the Boettcher Foundation, why we all need to take care of ourselves first...as leaders. Listen to the Episode As president and CEO, Katie has come full-circle with the Boettcher Foundation. She...

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008 | Bing Chou | The power of mentorship and community

May 25, 2021

In discussion with Bing, we chat about the importance of the Boulder community connecting with the University, the power of mentorship and words of wisdom on starting a company and becoming an entrepreneur. Listen to the Episode Bing Chou is a managing director at MojoTech, a leading team of software...

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