AAL Leadcast

Karl Haden

AAL Leadcast offers world-class interviews and resources by and for experts in health and higher education. Through bold strategy, we help organizational leaders transform their institutions, empower their people and lead the way forward in healthcare and higher education.

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In this episode of AAL Leadcast, AAL Vice President for Business Development George Weinstein sits down with Dr. Rebecca Wilder to discuss the benefits of hiring an executive coach.

Jul 14

11 min 48 sec

In this episode of AAL Leadcast, AAL Vice President for Business Development George Weinstein sits down with Dr. Clyde Evans to discuss executive coaching.

Jun 10

18 min 6 sec

AAL Vice President for Business Development George Weinstein sits down with AAL Senior Consultant Dr. Dee Ramsel to discuss the misconceptions and benefits associated with executive coaching.

Jun 10

9 min 25 sec

Life has certainly thrown a curve ball to almost all of us since the start of the new year. AAL Vice President Dr. Felicia Tucker-Lively sits down with Sharon Hull, MD, MPH, PCC of Metta Solutions, LLC to discuss how to deal with curveballs and career transitions.

Jul 2020

20 min 2 sec

AAL President Dr. Karl Haden talks with Bill Dickinson, AAL Senior Consultant, to discuss leading and communicating with empathy during challenging times, and leveraging empathy to improve team performance and leadership.

May 2020

15 min 40 sec

AAL President Dr. Karl Haden sits down with Dr. Jim Galbally to discuss the financial challenges facing schools and universities amid the global pandemic, and how leaders can better communicate these challenges to stakeholders.

Apr 2020

18 min 22 sec

Dr. Karl Haden welcomes Dr. Dee Ramsel to discuss how leaders can be better communicators, and manage themselves and their teams during times of crisis.

Apr 2020

14 min 6 sec

AAL President Dr. Karl Haden sits down with AAL Senior Consultant and Executive Coach Dr. Dee Ramsel to discuss ways leaders can lead by example by practicing self-care during times of crisis.

Mar 2020

14 min 42 sec

Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College in Raleigh, North Carolina, provides insights on how she manages stakeholder expectations by communicating a clear vision for her community.  

Jun 2018

2 min 14 sec

AAL’s president and The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential co-author, Dr. Karl Haden, examines organizational culture and the leadership behaviors that contribute to virtuous corporate cultures.  

May 2018

1 min 50 sec

How is the "purpose-driven organization" an expression of virtuous leadership? Listen as AAL’s President and The 9 Virtues of Exceptional Leaders: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential co-author, Dr. Karl Haden, discusses the practical difference that virtuous leadership makes—both in our collective history and for today’s leaders.  

May 2018

1 min 55 sec

AAL’s Senior Fellow and The 9 Virtues of Exception Leaders: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential co-author, Professor Rob Jenkins, continues AAL’s Leadcast conversation about perseverance. He tells us there are two opposites of perseverance and explains the important role of humility.  

Apr 2018

2 min 24 sec

In this, the first of two Leadcasts on the topic of perseverance, AAL’s president and The 9 Virtues of Exception Leaders: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential co-author, Dr. Karl Haden, ponders the virtue of perseverance. Most leaders know how to persevere, but what can leaders do to help themselves recognize when it’s time to stop?  

Apr 2018

2 min 16 sec

AAL’s Senior Fellow and The 9 Virtues of Exception Leaders: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential co-author, Professor Rob Jenkins, defines the essence of virtuous leadership (on and off the basketball court).  

Mar 2018

2 min

AAL’s President and The 9 Virtues of Exception Leaders: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential co-author, Dr. Karl Haden, considers the behaviors that make leadership virtuous.

Feb 2018

2 min 16 sec

The strategic plan is the cornerstone to effective institutional management. Dr. Jim Galbally, AAL Senior Consultant and President of The Galbally Group--which provides strategic and operational counsel to colleges and universities--comments on the disconnections that can exist between budgeting, resource allocations, and effective planning outcomes.

Jan 2018

2 min 13 sec

Dr. Matthew Poslusny, Senior Vice President and Provost of Meredith College, discusses the new role of the chief academic officer. How can that individual become an active enabler of change and not just an observer?  

Jan 2018

1 min 55 sec

Professor Pamela Zarkowski, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of Detroit Mercy, examines the role of legal counsels for administrators and leaders in higher education.  

Dec 2017

3 min 18 sec

Professor Joe Morrow, Associate Dean for Management at the UT-Houston School of Dentistry, explains what to do if there is no monetary return on investment (ROI) of people or equipment in higher education, and why the answer to those project requests is not always no.  

Nov 2017

1 min 56 sec

Professor Joe Morrow, Associate Dean for Management at the UT-Houston School of Dentistry, provides insights to Chairs on how to say "No" to some funding requests that cannot be accommodated.  

Nov 2017

2 min 8 sec

Dr. Craig Hlavac, Associate Professor and Chair of the Music Department at Southern Connecticut State University, talks about what Chairs can do to prevent crises or eliminate their likelihood.  

Nov 2017

3 min 2 sec

Dr. Craig Hlavac, Associate Professor and Chair of the Music Department at Southern Connecticut State University, discusses the role of the Chair in responding to department-level crises.

Oct 2017

2 min 48 sec

Dr. James F. Galbally, Jr., AAL Senior Consultant and President of the Galbally Group, examines the current business model of higher education, the one that most of our institutions employ in charting financial futures. Is it sustainable? What should be changed?

Oct 2017

2 min 5 sec

Dr. Jo Allen, president of Meredith College, provides her insights on whether she sees institutional governance changing as colleges adopt new ways of doing things in response to external financial issues.

Sep 2017

2 min 20 sec

Dr. Matthew Poslusny, Senior Vice President and Provost of Meredith College, discusses how a chief academic officer (CAO) communicates with a board and faculty about academics and economics. He explains the role a chief financial officer (CFO) plays in facilitating these important discussions.

Sep 2017

1 min 37 sec

Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College, provides her thoughts on what she believes our institutions will look like in 25 years, and how we should view the impact of our actions on the long-term viability of our higher education institutions.

Aug 2017

1 min 43 sec

Dr. Jo Allen, President of Meredith College, examines the roles, responsibilities, and relationships of a president and chief academic officer in designing, developing, and implementing an institution’s program of effective change management.

Aug 2017

1 min 35 sec