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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 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

Episode 63: Using Worldviews To Explain The Election With Cindy Wigglesworth [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

11/29/2016
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Still trying to make sense of the U.S. presidential election? Me, too. This week, leadership consultant and author Cindy Wigglesworth helps us understand what happened through the lens of worldviews. With an approach called Spiral Dynamics as our guide, Cindy describes how worldviews emerge progressively as we grow, what happens when they rub against each […] The post Episode 63: Using Worldviews To Explain The Election With Cindy Wigglesworth [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel...

Duration:00:48:44

Episode 62: Lighthearted Sobriety After Trump’s Win With Terry Patten [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

11/22/2016
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It’s been two weeks since Trump’s victory shocked the world. An avid reader, I’ve been exploring 101 different interpretations of why he won, what his presidency means for the future, and what actions responsible citizens can take. I know many people who are still in shock even after undertaking practices to heal the body and […] The post Episode 62: Lighthearted Sobriety After Trump’s Win With Terry Patten [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:00:54:57

Episode 61: Trump Shock & The Enneagram With Roxanne Howe-Murphy [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

11/16/2016
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When the world turns upside down, when all that is solid melts into air, shock is a natural response. Often, the shock is individual: Death of a loved one. A cancer diagnosis. Loss of a job or home. And then there are events like the Cuban missile crisis, the Kennedy assassination, and 9/11. The ground […] The post Episode 61: Trump Shock & The Enneagram With Roxanne Howe-Murphy [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

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

10/14/2016
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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 […] The post Episode 60: Being A Good Guy, Breaking With The Bro Code With Janet Crawford [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:16:44

Episode 59: Innovation Through Liberating Structures With Keith McCandless [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

10/3/2016
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One day in the late 1990s, a friend sent me a link to a new search engine called Google. Up until then, I had used Yahoo to find what I was looking for by diligently clicking through the myriad menus and submenus. It was laborious and frustrating, but what option did I have? Google changed […] The post Episode 59: Innovation Through Liberating Structures With Keith McCandless [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:04:23

Episode 58: My Stand On Trump and Clinton [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

9/29/2016
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Last week’s post, Executive coaches are normalizing a demagogue: It’s time to stop, created quite a stir. Thank you for your comments, questions, and encouragement. I’m taking a risk using my professional platform to discuss politics, so I’m grateful the message has landed for so many of you. This week, I have more to say. […] The post Episode 58: My Stand On Trump and Clinton [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Episode 57: Servant Leadership At Zingerman’s With Ari Weinzweig [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

9/9/2016
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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 […] The post Episode 57: Servant Leadership At Zingerman’s With Ari Weinzweig [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:01:14:25

Episode 56: Charles Feltman On The Four Kinds Of Trust [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

8/18/2016
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When you say that you “trust” someone–or that someone else “trusts” you–what exactly do you mean? We toss the word “trust” around left and right. We make major life decisions based on it. But what does the word actually mean? If you want to improve relationships and outcomes at work and beyond, a simple unified […] The post Episode 56: Charles Feltman On The Four Kinds Of Trust [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:00:54:27

Episode 55 Charles Duhigg on Smarter Faster Better [The Amiel Show] - Amiel Handelsman

8/1/2016
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Charles Duhigg’s first book The Power of Habit spent over a year on the New York Times bestseller list. In addition to being popular, it was darn good. So when I heard he was coming out with a second book, Smarter Faster Better, I invited him for an interview. After several back and forth emails with […] The post Episode 55 Charles Duhigg on Smarter Faster Better [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.

Duration:00:23:12

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

7/25/2016
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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 […] The post Episode 54: Geoff Bellman on The Consultant’s Calling, Money, And Power [The Amiel Show] appeared first on Amiel Handelsman.
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