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Patricia Albere

Episode 24

Evolutionary Relationships

We live in a time where the term “Connection” is a buzzword; but what is it exactly that we’re looking for and how do we attain it? And what, if anything, does this quest have to do with the evolution of our species?

In this conversation with spiritual teacher Patricia Albere, we explore a new type of relationship that is becoming possible, what it is to experience an “interpenetrating” state of being, and the crucial distinctions that allow us to practice connection in this profound way.

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Alan Sieler

Episode 23

Helping Your Clients Overcome Negative Self-Assessments

We all know that our thinking plays a huge role in how we feel in our lives. Most of us also know however that simply repeating affirmations rarely changes anything in our experience of life.

In this conversation with ontological coach Alan Seiler we explore how language creates our world, how to help clients create new scripts (that actually work) and how to integrate them into their physiology.

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Michael Neill

Episode 22

Creating the Impossible

The desire to have SMART goals instead of dreams is the hallmark of our time. But what happens when we open to what is wanting to move through us, rather than looking at what we think we should do?

Those who truly dare, says transformative coach Michael Neill, dream big. They aim their thinking where it matters, believe in the impossible, and learn how to facilitate a steady stream of insight by tuning into the place within that lies beyond thought.

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Steve Chandler

Episode 21

How to Be a Prosperous Coach

One of the most important, and least taught aspects of being a coach is the process of enrolment. A coach with no clients is a useless coach. How can we enrol clients in a way that is both ethical and effective?

In this wonderfully down to earth conversation, master coach Steve Chandler unpacks some of the main difficulties coaches face and shares three core ideas for an easeful enrolment process.

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Kelly Wendorf

Episode 20

What Horses Can Teach Us About Leadership

We all aspire to become the people we sense we can be – so what are the conditions that can liberate that possibility?

In this fascinating conversation Kelly Wendorf explains the ground-breaking work she does with leaders and horses; how our nervous systems are wired to react and influence, and what the current crisis in leadership is evolving towards.

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Staci Haines

Episode 18

How to Create Lasting Embodied Change

Why are some habits so hard to shift, even when we understand that they no longer serve us and we know exactly what to change?

In this conversation with somatic expert Staci Haines we explore some of the gateways into the body used in somatic coaching. We also explore the root cause of the somatic adaptations that live within us and how we can develop an expanded somatic perception.

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David Treleaven

Episode 17

Finding the Transformational Sweet Spot

As coaches we’re all about creating transformative experiences. But how do we know when a client is on the verge of a breakthrough? And how do we know not to push too far?

In this lively conversation, mindfulness and trauma expert David Treleaven clarifies how to recognize the sweet spot of transformation, the core tenet of somatic coaching.

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David Peterson

Episode 16

The Future of Coaching

As more and more industries face disruption through technology, how can coaches prepare for the inevitable (and do we really need to worry)?

David Peterson, Google’s very own expert on coaching and leadership, sat down with us to explain how this is already happening, why it’s a good thing, and how coaches can stay relevant ahead of the curve.

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Rand Stagen

Episode 15

Becoming a Transformative Presence

We hear more and more about transformational coaching but what defines a transformational coach? And how do we become one in nature rather than simply in name?

In this conversation, Rand Stagen unpacks the four levels of coaching as defined by an insightful behavioural measure and dives deep into what it means to be a transformational presence and how to navigate the accompanying paradoxes.

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Julio Ollala

Episode 14

Cultivating Awe and Wonder in Our Coaching Conversations

“You can’t know what you don’t know”. This is one truism we attempt to circumnavigate when we coach in the quest to help our clients open to new possibilities. But how do we facilitate a shift in someone’s lifelong identity?

In this truth-talking conversation, ontological coach Julio Olalla outlines the intersection where philosophy, psychology and wisdom create fertile ground for transformation in our clients, and what is required of us as coaches in that process.

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Doug Silsbee

February 19, 2018
54 minutes
Episode 13

The Transformative Power of Presence

How on earth do we actually change? It’s hard. We’re wired to resist it. And yet the only constant in life is change – so how do we cultivate a healthy aptitude for inner transformation in ourselves and our clients?

In this conversation Doug Silsbee explains how to cultivate presence and realization, how to encourage neuroplastic rewiring, and the most constructive attitude we can hold towards change.

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Your Host

Joel Monk

I’m a coach, trainer and entrepreneur.

Recently I saw on a deeper level how all the things in my life orient around cultivating a sense of ‘aliveness’. By this I mean – what is it to be awake and fully expressed in this moment? How can I metabolize the conditioning that binds me so that I can wake up into deeper expressions of authentic, embodied human presence?

I’m deeply committed to awakening the leader that lives in all of us. We’re all being invited to align with what wants to live through us and from here we can truly serve the world with our work.