Conversations to further the field of coaching.

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David Treleaven

Episode 118

Encountering Trauma in Coaching

As coaches, it’s important that we are clear on the level of care we are able to provide and when we need to refer a client to another mental health professional.

In this conversation with trauma professional David Treleaven we explore the ubiquity of trauma, encountering trauma in a coaching session, resilience practices, dysregulation and nuance and working with the “window of tolerance”.

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Dom Liber

Episode 117

The Practice of Inquiry

There are many avenues of exploration into the psyche; Inquiry is one that brings an aliveness and immediacy that can give rise to a sense of wonder, possibility and radical awareness.

In this conversation with Diamond Approach teacher Dom Liber we explore the practice of Inquiry, how it differs from analysis, the role of somatic sensing and language, applying Inquiry in coaching practice and potential pitfalls for coaches.

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Ann Weiser Cornell

Episode 116

Focusing & The Forward Movement of Life

We can only move forwards if we start where we are; a powerful approach we can adopt as coaches is to cultivate deep presence and from there allow a forward movement to emerge organically.

In this conversation with Focusing expert and innovator Ann Weiser Cornell we dive into the practice of focusing, how it works, why it’s so effective, working with emotions and parts, the wisdom of the body and the foundations of our inner world.

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Linda Graham

Episode 115

Patient Abiding: Fostering Individual and Collective Resilience

In these uncertain times of global upheaval it is more important than ever to cultivate resilience; both in ourselves, our clients, and our communities.

In this conversation with psychotherapist Linda Graham we explore transfering lessons from individual to collective resilience, the power of hope, cultivating resilient emotions, calming the nervous system, fostering positivity and working with the unsure part.

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Veronica Olalla Love

Episode 114

The Power of Deep Listening

Attuning to different levels of perception through our quality of listening is something we do naturally as coaches, but learning to navigate this skill with even greater nuance is a limitless endeavor that is endlessly rich.

In this conversation with CEO and facilitator Veronica Love we dive into the crisis of listening, the limitations of obvious realities, dynamic coherency, the power of pausing and non-conceptual modes of perception.

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Jeremy Lent

Episode 113

Towards a Culture of Fractal Flourishing

As we collectively question the foundations of our global culture, its systems, and our individual lifestyles, we are in great need of guidance around human identity, values and how we create meaningful and life-honouring lives.

In this conversation with author Jeremy Lent we dive into the methods and impact of meaning-making, the history and cultural differences of the human identity, mirror neurons and group coherence, hedonia and eudaimonia, and the possibility of fractal flourishing.

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Bob Anderson

December 8, 2021
72 minutes
Episode 112

A New Order of Consciousness

The emerging edge of leadership and innovation lies in the realm of the intangible. How can we become more comfortable with moving into not-knowing, given that our transformation as a culture depends on it? In this conversation with Nicholas Janni and Bob Anderson we explore the subtle capacities that are necessary for creating fields of innovation, the psychological threshold of not knowing, working with shadow, integral consciousness and the power of group amplification.

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Keith Merron

Episode 111

The Process of Transforming Paradigms

As coaches it’s our job to map the internal world of our clients; understanding their unique paradigm from which they view and engage with the world is fundamental to deep transformation.

In this conversation with organizational consultant Keith Merron we explore what paradigms are and how they are formed and transformed, the change process, mapping the client’s paradigm, meeting the paradigm’s needs and unlocking the pain body.

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Thomas Hübl

November 19, 2021
79 minutes
Episode 110

Working With Ancestral Trauma

Being aware of ancestral trauma is an important awareness to have as a coach, but what does that look like in our work with clients?

In this conversation with spiritual teacher and collective trauma expert Thomas Hübl we explore the deeper layers of ancestral and collective trauma integration, working with subtle sensing, the process of numbing, collective healing spaces and becoming living updates.

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Jim Dethmer

Jim Dethmer

Episode 109

The Power of Presence

What are we really doing as coaches? What is the key beyond the tools that creates transformation in our clients?

In this conversation with conscious leadership coach Jim Dethmer we dive into the topic of presence and leadership coaching, the root causes of avoiding presence, creating sustainable transformation and key presence practices for coaches.

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Marita Bolles

November 5, 2021
66 minutes
Episode 108

Ontological Coaching & the Power of Delight

Coaching is so much more than employing the skillset we’re taught in training. If we bring all of who we are to our coaching, then necessarily our own relationship with life in all its facets will inform how deep we can go with our clients.

In this conversation with life coach Marita Bolles we explore the ontological approach of her coaching, some common pitfalls for coaches, how we relate to possibility, inquiring into faith, depth in the coaching industry and the future of coaching.

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Thomas McConkie

Episode 107

Integral Polarity Practice

In a time that is rife with divisiveness in the exterior, how do we consciously integrate polarities within ourselves?

In this conversation with mindfulness teacher Thomas McConkie we dive into the foundations of Integral Polarity Practice, its origins and applications, ascending versus descending streams, the value of voice dialogue, the deeper workings of polarity and the pitfalls of the construct-aware stage.

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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.