Episode 98: Why Enneagram Types Matter With Roxanne Howe-Murphy

The first time Roxanne Howe-Murphy and I planned to discuss the Enneagram, we were interrupted by an election. So we explored how to heal from Trump Shock (for those needing such healing). Life gives second chances. This week Roxanne and I took one such opportunity and ran with it. The Enneagram is a system for […]

Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps With Jennifer Garvey Berger (Episode 93)

Unlocking leadership mindtraps. Up for it? I am. This week I’m excited to share another mind-stretching conversation with adult development expert Jennifer Garvey Berger. We discuss her new, shorter, faster, and easier book Unlocking Leadership Mindtraps: How To Thrive In Complexity. Once again, Jennifer helps me unpack, unlock and uncover some of the biggest questions […]

Episode 84: Kavanaugh/Ford From Seven Angles [The Amiel Show]

This week I look at the Kavanaugh/Ford hearings and the conversations about it from seven different perspectives. You will quickly discover how deeply immersed (OK, obsessed) I’ve been the past couple of weeks, how closely I’ve followed both the minute facts and the larger political and cultural story, and, at times, how emotionally involved I’ve […]

Episode 83: Sexual Polarity In Marriage With Keith Witt [The Amiel Show]

I’ve finally done it. I’ve recorded an interview that should not be played in the workplace. It’s perfect for the car ride home or a weekend getaway with your partner. But do not listen to this with your coworkers over lunch or in a leadership team retreat. This episode is about sex, specifically in the […]

Episode 81: How Couples Grow Together Into “First Love” With Tom Habib [The Amiel Show]

This episode is for people in relatively healthy relationships who are wondering: what else is possible for us? Couples go through stages of growth. Over the past several decades, a new stage has broadly emerged that was barely visible before. Its features include: Balance between giving and receiving Successful patterns for managing tasks, sharing responsibilities, […]

Episode 80: White Nationalism And Male Identity with Elizabeth Debold [The Amiel Show]

A year ago Sunday, white nationalists marched on Charlottesville, Virginia carrying torches and chanting “blood and soil” and “Jews will not replace us.” It was not a pretty sight. Most people I know found it abhorrent. The author Ta-Nehisi Coates did, too, but he wasn’t surprised. In an earlier episode Diane Woods explained why. The […]