Fans of Janet Crawford, Welcome to The Amiel Show!

Why you’ll enjoy this interview

As you know from following Janet Crawford’s work, it all starts with those 3.3 pounds of living tissue called the brain. “It” means people’s behaviors, leadership in organizations…and this podcast.


In episode 1 of The Amiel Show, Janet Crawford and I speak about

  • Why neuroscience is the modern day equivalent of the decoder ring
  • How much of people’s behaviors comes from unconscious patterns
  • What it takes to become emotionally literate
  • How to produce more strategic thinking by keeping our prefrontal cortex online
  • The role of GABA Goo in calming down the amygdala
  • Unconscious bias in organizations and what this tells us about why some people become more powerful than others.

Get a free preview of my book, Practice Greatness 

Just one thing before listening to the interview. I’d like to offer you a FREE preview of my book, Practice Greatness: Escape Small Thinking, Listen Like A Master, And Lead With Your Best. You’ll also receive a weekly email with my latest interviews, tips on holding powerful leadership conversations, and funny stories like the time I got my arm caught in a vending machine (yes, I was a kid then!)

Listen to the Podcast

Tweet a Quote

Ninety-nine percent plus of what you do was not produced in the conscious, logical mind.

—Janet Crawford       Tweet this quote  

Explore Additional Resources

Ask A Question to Knockman the Magnificent

My good friend, Knockman The Magnificent (named after the Jewish Mystic, Nachman of Breslow, but with a 21st century pragmatic orientation), will soon be answering questions on the show. You leave me a short voice message (directly through your computer) with your question. If I select it, I’ll play it on the air, and Knockman will answer it. Click here to ask your question.

New to Podcasts? Here Are a Few Simple Steps to Get Started

The easiest way to listen is to download a podcast application on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone. Two popular apps are Downcast and PocketCasts.

These apps allow you to subscribe, download, and listen to a podcast directly on your mobile device. No need to synch with your computer. They also automatically update your podcasts every time a new episode is released.

Applaud, Send Friends…or Both!

If you enjoyed the show, please rate it on iTunes and write a brief review.

If you have friends who might enjoy listening, please email them a link to this episode.

Please note: I reserve the right to delete comments that are offensive or off-topic.