Conversations to further the field of coaching.

Recent Episodes

Richard C. Schwartz, Ph.D.

Episode 62

Internal Family Systems and Coaching

The dominant narrative of our culture is that we each have “a personality” that is relatively consistent and coherent. But is that really true? And more importantly, is it a helpful and health-promoting model?

In this conversation with psychotherapist Richard Schwartz, we explore what lies beyond the narrow definition of self, the key understanding coaches need in order to work with aspects of self, and how parts work is a portal to self-leadership.

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Amy Elizabeth Fox

Episode 61

Becoming an Embodied Transmission of Transformation

As the curve of chaos steepens due to COVID-19, leaders are more aware than ever of the shifting demands of organisational leadership.

In this conversation with leadership strategist Amy Fox we explore the new competencies required by leaders, the skills coaches need to help them in acquiring them and the missing pieces in organisational wholeness

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Erica Ariel Fox

Episode 60

The Power of Myth and Archetypes to Transform in Coaching

As we move deeper into these unprecedented times during the COVID-19 lockdown, how can we best support our leaders as their needs change in response to the global situation?

In this conversation with executive leadership coach Erica Ariel Fox we explore how the pandemic is affecting leaders, how we can adapt our coaching accordingly, and Erica’s innovative mythological approach

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Rick Hanson

Episode 59

Neurodharma – Where New Science and Ancient Wisdom Meet

As the world remains in lockdown and the dominant structures of capitalism are called into question, should we also be questioning our internal structures?

In this conversation with psychologist Rick Hanson we explore how neuroscience supports Buddhist teachings, why this is a particularly potent time to focus on self-actualisation, and simple practices to understand and embody the key principles of awakening.

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Jennifer Cohen

Episode 58

Coaching Leaders in Times of Coronavirus

The world is panicking and our leaders are stressed, and yet we need emergent, innovative thinking now more than ever – how can we best support them through these challenging times?

In this conversation with leadership coach Jennifer Cohen we dive into the nature of shock responses, how to help stressed leaders reorient towards possibility, development beyond “self” and redefining what service means.

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David Treleaven

Episode 57

Becoming a Trauma Sensitive Coach

As the practice of coaching deepens psychologically, the possibility of trauma coming to light increases. This brings up the important question of how we as coaches respond to a client exhibiting trauma symptoms.

In this conversation with David Treleaven, an expert on trauma-sensitive mindfulness, we look at what trauma-sensitive coaching is, how to recognize trauma symptoms in your client, and how to respond responsibly.

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Elizabeth A. Stanley

April 9, 2020
70 minutes
Episode 56

How to Find Resilience and Well-being in Times of Coronavirus

In these times of global lockdown as the novel coronavirus sweeps through the world, it’s more important than ever for us to understand how stress impacts us and how we can mitigate its effect on our health.

In this conversation with Elizabeth Stanley, Ph.D., we explore the relationship between stress and trauma, the two parts of the brain that are involved in the stress/trauma response and how mindfulness can help us resolve past trauma and mitigate the effects of stress.

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Richard Strozzi-Heckler

Episode 55

The Somatic Arc of Transformation

The Arc is a powerful conceptual framework created by the Strozzi Institute that is a guide map to the journey of embodied change. It contains key distinctions that can help us recognise what stage our clients might be on that journey. As we are able to recognise this we can more skilfully and artfully support our clients to take the next step.

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David Whyte

Episode 54

Finding the New Courageous Conversation in Times of Uncertainty

As coaches, we talk a lot about the resilience and resources of our clients. What we may be missing at times, are the more subtle resources that reside deep within all of us.

In this conversation with poet and philosopher David Whyte, we explore the conversational nature of reality, the poetic imagination, and the relationship with silence and the invitation embedded within it.

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John Prendergast

Episode 53

The Deep Heart: Our Portal to Presence

The heart has long been a focal point in spiritual development. But what does it have to do with performance, with self-awareness, with flow?

In this conversation with therapist and spiritual teacher John Prendergast, PhD we explore how to guide our clients into the intelligence of the heart, how to foster trust and flow and the somatic markers of inner knowing.

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Jerry Colonna

Episode 52

Coaching Lessons from the CEO Whisperer

Possibly the biggest challenge for coaches is holding the tension between the client’s agenda and our job of listening for the underlying issue.

In this conversation with executive coach Jerry Colonna we look at the relationship between change and conflict, how to navigate a client’s presenting agenda and the ins and outs of attunement.

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Spring Cheng

Episode 51

The Resonance Code

How can we create change in our cultural infrastructure? If our social structures were a live being how would we apply acupuncture to solve our issues?

In this conversation with Resonance Path Institute co-founder Spring Cheng we explore how our fundamental way of viewing ourselves is a major behavioural primer in the way we engage with the world, what the East can teach us about selfhood, and how these shifts can positively impact collective structures.

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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.