George Kohlrieser: How Leaders can Overcome Conflict

George Kohlrieser: How Leaders Can Overcome Conflict

S3E9 George Kohlrieser: How Leaders can Overcome Conflict

June 21, 2022

How many of us believe conflict should be avoided at all costs? Our guest, George Kohlreiser, shares how openly facing conflict helps us progress through our most difficult challenges.


Our Guests

George Kohlrieser

George Kohlrieser is an organizational and clinical psychologist, hostage negotiator, and international best-selling author. He is Distinguished Professor of Leadership and Organizational Behaviour at IMD Business School in Lausanne, Switzerland, and a consultant to a plethora of Fortune 500 companies around the world. Moreover, Prof. Kohlrieser is a regular speaker at international management and professional conferences around including the World Business Forum, the World Economic Forum, and the United Nations.



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Episode Credits:

This show is brought to you by our co-hosts Daniel Goleman, Hanuman Goleman, and Elizabeth Solomon and is sponsored by Key Step Media, your source for personal and professional development materials focused on mindfulness leadership and emotional intelligence.

Special thanks to Renee and Vera whose voices you heard at the top of our show, and to our guest, George Kohlreiser. None of this would be possible without our incredible  team: Our hosts are Daniel Goleman, Hanuman Goleman and Elizabeth Solomon, Bryant Johnson creates the beautiful art you see with each episode. Our audio editor is Michele Zipkin, Czarina Carden does marketing. Our executive producer is Kerry Seed. Our music is  by Amber Ojeda and Ghost Beatz.


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