Principle of Charity


On the Couch with Victoria Bridgland and Nicole Bedera

Season 1, Ep. 27

In Principle of Charity on the Couch, Lloyd has an unfiltered conversation with the guest, throws them curveballs, and gets into the personal side of Principle of Charity.






You can be part of the discussion @PofCharity on Twitter, @PrincipleofCharity on Facebook and @PrincipleofCharityPodcast on Instagram.


Your hosts are Lloyd Vogelman and Emile Sherman.


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Find Emile @EmileSherman on Linked In and Twitter.


This Podcast is Produced by Jonah Primo and Bronwen Reid


Find Jonah at & @JonahPrimo on Instagram. 

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Oscars Special: Spotlight with Jane Campion - Can Creativity Make Us Less Self-Obsessed

Season 1, Ep. 32
Spotlight with Jane Campion: can creativity help us leap outside ourselves?Multiple academy award winning writer and director Jane Campion (The Piano The Power of the Dog) joins Emile and Lloyd for a fascinating conversation on creativity and how it can change and enhance our understanding of each other.  Jane explains her creative practices and in particular her use of dream therapy to tap into the subconscious and write characters like Phil Burbank, the protagonist in The Power of the Dog, her 2022 Academy Award-winning film.Emile and Jane have worked closely together on television series and films. Emile, an Academy Award winning producer (The King’s Speech) describes creativity as an extraordinary movement towards the lives of others. “It’s an incredibly powerful muscle that forces you outside of yourself and into the most generous version of other experiences, as you can’t create rich and believable characters unless you know them from the inside out.  “I was excited to get on someone on the podcast who can talk to us in a deep way about creativity, and what it might offer for better understanding points of view we disagree with.  And by far the best person I could think of is Jane.”Guest:  Jane CampionJane Campion was born in New Zealand and  has directed many feature films including THE PIANO, for which she won the Palme D’Or at Cannes, becoming the first woman to receive this award.  The film was nominated for 9 Academy Awards, including nominations for Campion for Best Director  & Best Original Screenplay, the latter of which she won.Her most recent film, THE POWER OF THE DOG (2022) received 12 Academy Award nominations including for Best Director which Jane won. The film also won Best Film at the BAFTA.  Her other films include AN ANGEL AT MY TABLE which won 7 prizes at the 47th Venice Film Festival, including the Silver Lion; THE PORTRAIT OF A LADY which closed the 53rd Venice Film Festival and won the Francesco Pasinetti Award; and HOLY SMOKE which was nominated for the Golden Lion at the 56th Venice Film Festival and won the Elvira Notari Prize.  The two season limited-series TOP OF THE LAKE which Campion created, co-wrote, executive produced and directed 5 of the 12 episodes, received 8 Emmy Award nominations and premiered at Sundance, Berlin and Cannes Film Festivals.Jane was President of the Jury at 54th  Venice Film Festival and returned in 2008 as a Jury Member.~~ You can be part of the discussion @PofCharity on Twitter, @PrincipleofCharity on Facebook and @PrincipleofCharityPodcast on Instagram. Your hosts are Lloyd Vogelman and Emile Sherman. Find Lloyd @LloydVogelman on Linked in Find Emile @EmileSherman on Linked In and Twitter. This Podcast is Produced by Jonah Primo and Bronwen Reid Find Jonah at or @JonahPrimo on Instagram 

Nature Vs Nurture Pt 2: The Alternate View on Moulding Kids with Michele Borba

Season 1, Ep. 30
Thirty years talking to kids, parents and teachers and analyzing data from across the globe, has led US educator Michele Borba  to a categoric conclusion:  parents can indeed  shape those character strengths of their children that will ultimately determine how successful they are in life.  So what are the character traits that can be moulded and how should parents go about doing it in ways that a child will respond to?  Can you teach resilience and optimism? Emile and Lloyd discuss with Michele the dilemmas for parents awash with advice and pressure on how to raise their kids.  Michele BorbaDr Michele Borba is an internationally recognised parenting and child development expert. She has a doctorate in educational psychology from the University of San Francisco and began her professional life as a specialist teacher to children with learning disabilities.Her guide to raising children focuses on strengthening children’s character, resilience and ‘moral intelligence’  and her evidence-based advocacy for cultivating empathy in children has captured the attention of governments, corporations and educators across the globe.She was named Honorary Chairperson for Self-Esteem in Hong Kong, consultant for the Character Education and Civic Engagement for the U.S. Dept of Education, Disney Influencer, and Goodwill Ambassador for M.I.T.’s One Laptop per Child project. Michele is also an author.  Her books have been translated into 19 languages. Among her most popular titles is  Parents Do Make A Difference, How to Raise Kids with Solid Character, Strong Minds and Caring Hearts. Her most recent book Thrivers: Surprising Reasons Why Some Kids Struggle and Others Shine is a best-seller.A frequent guest on the US “Today” Show, Michele has received numerous awards including the National Educator Award (presented by the National Council of Self-Esteem),  Outstanding Contribution to the Educational Profession by the Bureau of Education and Research and a 2016 SHORTY nominee for “Best Social Media Influencer in Parenting.”She’s also a parent to three sons.~~ You can be part of the discussion @PofCharity on Twitter, @PrincipleofCharity on Facebook and @PrincipleofCharityPodcast on Instagram. Your hosts are Lloyd Vogelman and Emile Sherman. Find Lloyd @LloydVogelman on Linked in Find Emile @EmileSherman on Linked In and Twitter. This Podcast is Produced by Jonah Primo and Bronwen Reid Find Jonah at or @JonahPrimo on Instagram