Episode 79: Integral Mashup On Managing Promises [The Amiel Show]

Introducing… the first integral mashup on managing promises. I’ve pulled short audio clips from five past interviews and added my own commentary—all on the topic of how we get things done in life through conversation. This is my favorite topic in leadership development, particularly when meshed with other valuable frames, like the idea that we are […]

Harvey Weinstein And Healthy Masculine Power [New Post]

The Harvey Weinstein scandal has prompted many important conversations about power, privilege, complicity, and shame. I’d like to weigh in with several observations that complement what I’ve been hearing and stretch it an extra inch. The scope. The #metoo campaign on Facebook revealed what all women and some men already knew: sexual harassment and abuse […]

Three questions on my mind today [new post]

It’s been over a month since I’ve shared a podcast episode or blog post. How are you doing? What questions are on your mind? Here are three questions that I’ve been wrestling/playing with in different domains of my life: Executive coaching. How can I support and challenge leaders to practice new conversations on the job? […]

The Five Reasons You Became A Manager [New Post]

There are five reasons you became a manager. The first reason is that you’d rather be a boss than have a boss. More power! Exactly seven minutes after your promotion, you get a call from the person who hired you for the new job. The one who wooed you. This person, you realize, is your new […]

Episode 66: Men’s Sexual Shadow At Work With Keith Witt [The Amiel Show]

Men who are conscious of their sexual shadows at work are better leaders. They are less likely to do stupid things like sexually harass women or have illicit affairs. By spending less energy fighting their shadows, they can use their human superpowers to do good things like build great teams and guide them toward a […]

Episode 60: Being A Good Guy, Breaking With The Bro Code With Janet Crawford [The Amiel Show]

Are you a man who wants to support women and under-represented minorities in your organization? In short, would you like to be a good guy? If so, then you may wonder How exactly can I be a good guy? The answer may surprise you. It is not enough to track numbers or avoid discrimination and […]