Episode 58: My Stand On Trump and Clinton [The Amiel Show]

Last week’s post, Executive coaches are normalizing a demagogue: It’s time to stop, created quite a stir. Thank you for your comments, questions, and encouragement. I’m taking a risk using my professional platform to discuss politics, so I’m grateful the message has landed for so many of you. This week, I have more to say. […]

Episode 57: Servant Leadership At Zingerman’s With Ari Weinzweig [The Amiel Show]

In 2003 Inc magazine called the Zingerman’s Community of Businesses the “coolest small business in America.” Step inside the Zingerman’s Deli or any of its other businesses, and you’ll quickly see why. There is a buzz in the air. An aliveness. Customers and employees alike seem genuinely happy to be there. It’s as though there […]

Episode 56: Charles Feltman On The Four Kinds Of Trust [The Amiel Show]

When you say that you “trust” someone–or that someone else “trusts” you–what exactly do you mean? We toss the word “trust” around left and right. We make major life decisions based on it. But what does the word actually mean? If you want to improve relationships and outcomes at work and beyond, a simple unified […]

Episode 50: Chris Chittenden on Real Accountability [The Amiel Show]

Think that accountability is just about the organizational structure–about who reports to whom? Think again. Listen to the Podcast This is a key message of Chris Chittenden, my guest this week on the podcast. When you look at how work actually gets done, it lives in the conversations between people. If you’re upset at someone […]

Episode 47: Alan Sieler On The 6 Moods Leaders Create [The Amiel Show]

Powerful leaders know how to shift the moods of teams, organizations, and countries. But first, they need to observe their own moods. But what exactly is a mood? And why is it so central to action? To explore these questions, I spoke recently with Alan Sieler, founder of the Newfield Institute and author of the […]

Episode 43: Steve Drotter On Managing Managers & The Leadership Pipeline [The Amiel Show]

We talk a lot on the podcast about stages of development within adults–why they matter and what you find while transitioning to a new stage. But what about levels within organizations? What new capacities does each call for? What happens when you’re not doing the work of that level–or haven’t developed the inner and outer […]