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The Amiel Show provides people who are hungry to grow as leaders and human beings with cutting-edge conversations about leadership. What's the one skill or quality you can improve that will build your public identity as a competent and trusted leader? What does it take to manage your commitments to yourself and others so that you produce better results with less stress? How can brain science inform how you develop people and organizations? What becomes possible when you reframe organizational politics as the practice of understanding and aligning with others' interests and concerns? How can you make your conversations and meetings more powerful and impactful? Join Amiel Handelsman, executive coach and author of Practice Greatness: Escape Small Thinking, Listen Like A Master, And Lead With Your Best, as he explores these questions with seasoned executives and pragmatic thought leaders.

The Amiel Show provides people who are hungry to grow as leaders and human beings with cutting-edge conversations about leadership. What's the one skill or quality you can improve that will build your public identity as a competent and trusted leader? What does it take to manage your commitments to yourself and others so that you produce better results with less stress? How can brain science inform how you develop people and organizations? What becomes possible when you reframe organizational politics as the practice of understanding and aligning with others' interests and concerns? How can you make your conversations and meetings more powerful and impactful? Join Amiel Handelsman, executive coach and author of Practice Greatness: Escape Small Thinking, Listen Like A Master, And Lead With Your Best, as he explores these questions with seasoned executives and pragmatic thought leaders.
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Portland, OR

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The Amiel Show provides people who are hungry to grow as leaders and human beings with cutting-edge conversations about leadership. What's the one skill or quality you can improve that will build your public identity as a competent and trusted leader? What does it take to manage your commitments to yourself and others so that you produce better results with less stress? How can brain science inform how you develop people and organizations? What becomes possible when you reframe organizational politics as the practice of understanding and aligning with others' interests and concerns? How can you make your conversations and meetings more powerful and impactful? Join Amiel Handelsman, executive coach and author of Practice Greatness: Escape Small Thinking, Listen Like A Master, And Lead With Your Best, as he explores these questions with seasoned executives and pragmatic thought leaders.

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Episodes

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

10/3/2018
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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 […] The post Episode 84: Kavanaugh/Ford From Seven Angles [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:02:54:11

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

9/18/2018
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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 […] The post Episode 83: Sexual Polarity In Marriage With Keith Witt [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:49:16

Episode 82: If You Can’t Join Them, Beat Them [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

9/4/2018
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It’s September. In my part of the world, that means soccer. Soccer was my first love in life. In fourth grade, the year I picked it up, I played for three hours after school every day. In this brief episode, I tell a story from that year. It’s a story of how a rag tag […] The post Episode 82: If You Can’t Join Them, Beat Them [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:00:13:19

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

8/21/2018
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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, […] The post Episode 81: How Couples Grow Together Into “First Love” With Tom Habib [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel...

Duration:01:22:39

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

8/14/2018
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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 […] The post Episode 80: White Nationalism And Male Identity with Elizabeth Debold [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:36:33

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

6/26/2018
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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 […] The post Episode 79: Integral Mashup On Managing Promises [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:28:28

Episode 78: Rising Path With Ruben Rodriguez [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

4/22/2018
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This week’s guest, Ruben Rodriguez, is one of the most brilliant designers of learning experiences for leaders. He’s also an old friend and trusted colleague. Ruben is super funny. Yet he claims that I once advised him to tone down his humor. Ruben is also smart and accomplished. But he’s so humble that I bought […] The post Episode 78: Rising Path With Ruben Rodriguez [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:42:04

Episode 77: Presence-Based Leadership With Doug Silsbee, Part 2 [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

3/19/2018
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This is part two of my interview with Doug Silsbee about his important new book: Presence-Based Leadership: Complexity Practices for Clarity, Resilience, and Results That Matter. Part one is here. In this portion of the interview, Doug walks us through the core of his book: the nine window panes through which you can view leadership. It […] The post Episode 77: Presence-Based Leadership With Doug Silsbee, Part 2 [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:00:49:38

Episode 76: Presence-Based Leadership With Doug Silsbee, Part 1 [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

3/12/2018
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Doug Silsbee joins me this week to discuss his remarkable new book: Presence-Based Leadership: Complexity Practices for Clarity, Resilience, and Results That Matter. The book, like Doug himself, is a grounding presence, a heart-felt invitation, and a wise synthesis. He meets you where you are—offering practical insights and clever experiments to try—and calls you to sink […] The post Episode 76: Presence-Based Leadership With Doug Silsbee, Part 1 [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel...

Duration:01:16:46

Episode 75: Stomping the Blues, Reimagining American Identity with Greg Thomas [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

2/26/2018
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Fasten your seatbelts. This week, we’re going on a rollicking, rhythmic, high-minded, and heartfelt ride through the core of the American experience. Greg Thomas, our guide through the True but Partial Challenge on race, joins me again to steer us through this week’s journey. Or should I say: journeys? That’s how much territory we cover. […] The post Episode 75: Stomping the Blues, Reimagining American Identity with Greg Thomas [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:59:14

Episode 74: Whites’ Self-Interest In Opposing Racism With Diane Woods [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

1/24/2018
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You support Black Lives Matter and oppose racial discrimination because you want to help black people. If you have light skin, you can’t get much more noble than that, right? Not quite. According to this week’s guest, leadership coach and retired executive Diane Woods, the idea that white people need to be altruistic toward blacks […] The post Episode 74: Whites’ Self-Interest In Opposing Racism With Diane Woods [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:27:39

Episode 73: Race, Leadership, And Self-Care With Greg Thomas [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

1/17/2018
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This week, writer and public speaker Greg Thomas, CEO of the Jazz Leadership Project, helps me launch a new podcast series on the American experience of race. Greg provides a refreshing and nuanced take on a complex topic. Listen to him, and you will find that race is not just a political issue or a […] The post Episode 73: Race, Leadership, And Self-Care With Greg Thomas [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:27:56

Episode 72: Friendship After #MeToo With Hilary Bradbury & Bill Torbert [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

1/10/2018
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Is workplace friendship between women and men possible in a time of #MeToo? If so, what might it look like, and how can both women and men show up differently? In our important societal discussion about sexual harassment and power, these questions aren’t exactly on the tips of people’s tongues. Yet they are vitally important […] The post Episode 72: Friendship After #MeToo With Hilary Bradbury & Bill Torbert [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:23:49

Episode 71: Biology of Power & Sexual Harassment With Janet Crawford [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

12/15/2017
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This week on the podcast, I welcome back Janet Crawford to discuss sexual harassment as an expression of high and low power tactics rooted in human biology. Drawing on research about social instincts and her own professional and personal experience, Janet brings to light many subtle dynamics overlooked in the public debate about this charged […] The post Episode 71: Biology of Power & Sexual Harassment With Janet Crawford [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:35:37

Episode 70: Later Stages Of Leadership Maturity With Susanne Cook-Greuter [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

12/3/2017
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This week on the podcast, I welcome back adult development expert, Susanne Cook-Greuter, to discuss the most advanced stages of leadership maturity. Each of these stages is both increasingly complex—bringing new capacities and new challenges—and increasingly rare. Exploring these is like studying the world’s most elite athletes, artists, and scientists, except the focus isn’t basketball, […] The post Episode 70: Later Stages Of Leadership Maturity With Susanne Cook-Greuter [The Amiel...

Duration:01:07:27

Episode 69: Executives’ New Promises With Bob Dunham [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

10/11/2017
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This week on the podcast, I welcome back Bob Dunham to discuss the transition from manager to executive. Bob heads up the Institute for Generative Leadership, where for three decades he has developed leaders and coaches. In episode 7, he described how to make reliable promises and the importance of listening for commitment. This time, […] The post Episode 69: Executives’ New Promises With Bob Dunham [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:00:58:54

Episode 68: Timeless Wisdom For Men With Sean LeClaire [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

6/27/2017
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Men, this episode is for you. Executive coach and author Sean Casey LeClaire joins me to describe his remarkable journey from a rough-and-tumble working poor hometown through flirtation with a professional sports career toward early success as an advertising executive and then discovery of what he calls “timeless wisdom.” This interview is filled with heartfelt […] The post Episode 68: Timeless Wisdom For Men With Sean LeClaire [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:04:46

Episode 67: Lies, Authority, And Assessments With Chris Chittenden [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

5/15/2017
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How is a lie different from an ungrounded assessment, and why does this matter in leadership? Where does a leader’s authority come from? What happens when you provide a well-grounded assessment that doesn’t matter to anyone listening? I have a hunch that your answers to these questions will help you understand the peculiar and disturbing […] The post Episode 67: Lies, Authority, And Assessments With Chris Chittenden [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:32:01

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

4/4/2017
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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 […] The post Episode 66: Men’s Sexual Shadow At Work With Keith Witt [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:07:07

Episode 65: Parenting 3-7 Year-Olds With Ba Luvmour [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

3/27/2017
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This week on the podcast, I welcome back Ba Luvmour to discuss parenting kids ages 3-7. Ba is the headmaster at Summa Academy in Portland, which our older son attends–and loves! Ba and I previously spoke about parenting 8-12 year-olds and parenting teens. Highlights 7:00 The importance of “rightful place” 13:00 Loving touch, the nourishment […] The post Episode 65: Parenting 3-7 Year-Olds With Ba Luvmour [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:00:56:48