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 […]

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 54: Geoff Bellman on The Consultant’s Calling, Money, And Power [The Amiel Show]

This week I speak with Geoff Bellman, author of The Consultants Calling: Bringing Who You Are To What You Do. This was the first book that told me — when I read it in 1993 — that it was OK to be myself while working. What a novel idea! Geoff has seen a lot and […]

Episode 53: Talking To Irrational People With Dr. Mark Goulston [The Amiel Show]

“Mark’s clarity is uncommonly illuminating, sometimes painful, but always helpful.” That’s what the late leadership thinker Warren Bennis said about this week’s guest on the podcast, Dr. Mark Goulston. The word that comes to my mind in describing Dr. G is chutzpah, a Yiddish terms for audacity or fearlessness. Listen to the Podcast Now, here’s […]

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 […]