Category Archives: Podcast

046: Systems, values, and learning from the military

on May 18, 2018 in Podcast

Why do people who haven’t tried it call not flying impossible, yet it was just as challenging for me and I find it one of the most rewarding experiences of my life. Being in a system without realizing it makes it easy to confuse that system’s values with your own or with absolute reality. What looks impossible is just impossible within that system. To change, it’s easier to exit the[…] Keep reading →

046: Systems, values, and learning from the military, full transcript

on May 18, 2018 in Podcast

I’ve talked to hundreds of people who say that they want to live by their environmental values and they consider their environmental values to be polluting less. Yet not one person of all of them has changed their flying habits despite flying being one of the biggest contributions for most of us to global warming, to pollution and to really annoying parts of our lives. And yet in my experience[…] Keep reading →

045: Anisa Heming, conversation 1: Every day you make choices. Make them conscious. Full transcript.

on May 15, 2018 in Podcast

Today I bring you Anisa Heming. You know many people, maybe including you, see working on the environment I think as a distraction from the rest of life. They want to get ahead, they want to do things in life and if they have to work on the environment, it’s something that distracts them from getting ahead. I think they tend to think of leadership as coming from rising through[…] Keep reading →

045: Anisa Heming, conversation 1: Every day you make choices. Make them conscious

on May 15, 2018 in Podcast

Anisa is another counterexample to believing that working on the environment distracts from getting ahead. She rose to become the director of the Center for Green Schools at the U.S. Green Building Council despite being early in her career. Though she was doing fine in architecture, she responded to the call for help people and communities in New Orleans after hurricanes Rita and Katrina. Doing what people cared about helped[…] Keep reading →

044: Jeff Brown, Conversation 1: Leading means more than reading and writing

on May 10, 2018 in Podcast

Jeff has interviewed authors of leadership books since before I started writing mine. I enjoyed being a guest on his podcast. This time he’s on mine, and it’s a landmark event, as the next section describes. If you’re here for leadership, Jeff is a great example of turning an interest into becoming an important person in a field. If you’re here for environmental leadership, listen for Jeff’s project—one of the[…] Keep reading →

044: Jeff Brown, Conversation 1: Leading means more than reading and writing, full transcript

on May 9, 2018 in Podcast

Jeff Brown host of The Read to Lead podcast has been reviewing leadership books, hundreds of them, and interviewing authors for years. I’m proud to say I’m one of the authors that he’s interviewed. In this conversation you’ll get to hear how he started. It’s a classic way that leadership projects start. He scratched an itch and kept going. If you’re thinking about taking on a leadership project I think[…] Keep reading →

043: Ken Blanchard, Conversation 1: We’re here to help each other, full transcript

on May 8, 2018 in Podcast

Ken Blanchard has written over 60 books. The big one is The One Minute Manager and I will tell you my One Minute Manager story because it made a big impression on me but I tell that to him at the beginning so you get to hear it in a couple of seconds. Ken does not need to be humble. He does not need to put others first but he[…] Keep reading →

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