Category Archives: Audio

The Growth to Freedom podcast: “Discover Leadership That Works”

on April 19, 2018 in Audio, Leadership

Dan Kuschell and I met last year and became friends over our similar passions for leadership—servant leadership in particular. Read his bio and watch his videos below to see his story. Scheduling appearing on his podcast took forever, but it finally happened. Today I bring you our conversation on his show, Growth to Freedom. Knowing someone so long makes the conversation more friendly, open, and vulnerable. We approached common issues[…] Keep reading →

040: Which is easier, freeing slaves or not using disposable bottles? (transcript)

on April 18, 2018 in Audio, Podcast

Today I’m going to ask some more personal questions. If you aren’t interested in examining your values and your behavior, this might not be the right episode for you. I’m not going to have you answer to other people but I’m going to ask some questions that I think will make some people feel uncomfortable but that’s in the short term. In the long term, I think this will get[…] Keep reading →

Love, Cholera, Bitter Almonds, Unrequited Love, and You

on April 7, 2018 in Art, Audio, Awareness, Perception, Podcast

“It was inevitable. The scent of bitter almonds always reminded Dr. Juvenal Urbino of the fate of unrequited love.” Have you paid attention to the opening lines of Love in the Time of Cholera, the novel by Nobel laureate Gabriel Garcia Marquez? I hadn’t for decades and missed richness, complexity, and depth, paralleling a richness, complexity, and depth I missed in nature, my relationships with others, and my relationship with[…] Keep reading →

Leonard Kim’s Grow Your Influence Tree on Voice of America: “How to Lead People Without Relying on Authority”

on April 5, 2018 in Audio, Leadership, Nonjudgment

I’ve wanted to meet top influencer Leonard Kim for years, having seen his online presence everywhere. I appeared on his Voice of America show today, speaking on leading people without relying on authority. He led the interview to get to the heart of my practice. I enjoyed the conversation and got to share what counts. Listen to the conversation. Listen to the conversation.

Fitness and Lego (Audio)

on March 31, 2018 in Audio, Fitness, Habits, SIDCHAs, Stories

I’ve been exercising more than usual for the past few months, amid travel. You might say I haven’t given my body time to recover, and I probably haven’t, but I find it glorious. This episode explains why. It’s about Fitness Travel Lego Eating Burpees Sidchas Discipline Diligence Resilience Lugubriousness Struggle Glory and so on.

A Lesson in Authentic Leadership With Super Bowl Champion Bryan Braman

on March 29, 2018 in Audio,, Leadership

A Lesson in Authentic Leadership With Super Bowl Champion Bryan Braman Think NFL players only care about the game? This Philadelphia Eagle showed the leadership skills that make champions, on the field and in life. When a friend offered to connect me to Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagle Bryan Braman, my first thought–as a native Philadelphian raised on cheese steaks and soft pretzels–was of course I want to talk to a guy who[…] Keep reading →

037: Our first Leadership and the Environment Panel of Experts: April 3 at NYU, full transcript

on March 27, 2018 in Audio, Podcast

Ladies and gentlemen, I’m pleased to announce Leadership in the Environment’s first Panel of Experts and in-person event here in Manhattan, in lower Manhattan. Why? Because leadership and the Leadership and the Environment podcast are about community, about not feeling alone. This feeling that so many people have, “If I act but no one else does, it won’t make a difference.” People are acting, a lot of people are acting[…] Keep reading →

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