Listening: Radio Interviews

Be the Change Radio
WVKR 91.3 FM Poughkeepsie NY and

Vassar College’s independent radio station. I joined Amy and Julie for this weekly discussion that focusses on progressive change.  Our interview was April 11.


Open Mind Radio Interview:

Cecelia Skidmore’s radio show is called Open Mind, which fits well for a conversation on mindful communication.  I enjoyed talking with her about my book and about the diverse experiences that helped shape it,  from creating a ‘green zone’ in a maximum security prison to working in a buddhist monastery.   Cecelia is a practicing psychotherapist with a passion for new ideas and books that can uplift people.  Tune into our conversation here:



How do we make time to listen?  How do we deal with the frustration of knowing we can’t listen?  What is the value of deeply listening?  If you’re interested, tune in here:

This conversation with Helge, Mark and Sitarani was stimulating.  Without intending to, I found myself using metaphors like ‘compost’ and ‘greenhouses’ — and delighted in listening to the ‘broccoli news!’  Just like a few friends sitting around in the garden!


to listen to another pod cast interview, visit the Mentoring Store:

To learn more about Green Zone trainings,visit