JBL&A Podcasts

Resilience and the Path towards Sustainable Restoration

June 2019

A conversation between John B. Lazar, CEO, JBL&A, and Dr. Edy Greenblatt, Founder and CEO of Execu-Care Coaching and Consulting, Tel Aviv and Los Angeles.

In this podcast, John has a conversation with Dr. Edy Greenblatt. Dr. Edy’s groundbreaking research, assessments and practices have led to increased individual and organizational resilience. Her frameworks and suggestions should help listeners learn about themselves and establish sustainable, restorative practices.

Self-Leadership – The Art of the Long Game

August 2018

A conversation between John B. Lazar, CEO, JBL&A and Joe Slatter, CEO, Better Practice, Denver, CO

In this podcast, John has a conversation with Joe Slatter, Founder and CEO of Better Practice. We discuss how groups of people can collaborate by design. At the heart of his work is determining what matters most, making better decisions faster, and managing with grace and accountability, together. Joe shares his appreciation and rationale for taking a long-term perspective of one’s available choices and framing ‘success’ that can be sustainable.

From Bosses to Partners – Leadership in the “Share” Economy

Novemebr 2017

A conversation between John B. Lazar, CEO, JBL&A and Dr. Mariano Bernandez, Founder of MBC Consulting, Chicago, IL. and the Performance Improvement Institute

In this podcast, John has a conversation with Dr. Mariano Bernardez entitled “From Bosses to Partners - Leadership in the Share Economy.” Mariano shares his experiences and perspectives about building professional societies, city neighborhoods and entire economic regions. His projects have transformed the paradigm of organizational leaders and managers from being in charge of their business to creating the next version of their business – in other words, from business geriatrics to business pediatrics. Whether revitalizing communities or starting new professional organizations, leadership is essential to that endeavor. Hear his stories about what it’s taken to take these giant steps forward.

Leadership and Self-Actualization through Peace-building

August 2017

A conversation between John B. Lazar, CEO,  JBL&A and Dr. Wendy Sternberg, Founder and Executive Director, Genesis at the Crossroads, Chicago, Illinois


A JBL&A podcast by John Lazar with Wendy Sternberg. They discuss the life events and realizations that shifted her life from medicine to peace-building, the vision of Genesis at the Crossroads as an interdisciplinary discourse about education, peace-building and leadership; the challenges that have accelerated her personal and professional development and her lessons learned that can inform every listener.The conversation is provocative and inspirational. Genesis at the Crossroads celebrated its 18th anniversary in August 2017 as well as has  successfully completed the third Genesis Academy Summer Institute for young international leaders.

Building Leadership and Trust – A Healthcare conversation

May 2017

A conversation between John B. Lazar, CEO, JBL&A and Daniela Robu,Director of Knowledge Management Infrastructure, Alberta Heath Services (AHS), Calgary, Canada

A JBL&A podcast interview by John Lazar with Daniela Robu about her seminal work in designing and leading the Alberta Health Services (AHS) Collaborative Demonstration Project.  This pilot was developed to determine the feasibility of a new electronic platform for AHS knowledge workers. We discuss the leadership challenges in producing engagement, trust and execution on this project. She shares her background, explains how she structured and ran the project, and declares her aspirations for the legacy she wants to leave for the community and industry. Daniela Robu is the Director of Knowledge Management Infrastructure at Alberta Health Services in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.





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