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David Treleaven

Episode 37

How to embody what you most care about

Why is it that some people can walk into a room and instantly – seemingly effortlessly – command the attention of everyone present? What is the strange magnetism that makes some people so compelling, what does it tell us about their lives, and is it something we can coach people towards?

These are the questions we explore in this episode with mindfulness and trauma expert David Treleaven as we dive into the mechanics of magnetism, the role of embodiment, how to coach our clients into greater personal congruence and the roadblocks that come up in the process.

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Ann Betz

February 13, 2019
77 minutes
Episode 35

The Neuroscience of Resilient Leadership

As the coaching industry booms, coaches are seeking ever-increasing levels of expertise to help their clients. One source of high-octane insight is neuroscience.

In this animated conversation, Neuroscientist and Coach Ann Betz explains the relevance of this field in coaching, takes us deep into how we can work with stress by manipulating neurotransmitters through coaching techniques, and outlines the two cognitive networks we need to be aware of to help our clients function optimally.

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Bob Anderson

January 23, 2019
67 minutes
Episode 34

The Key to Being a Leader That Scales

Most people in leadership positions have earned their stripes. So what makes some of them highly effective whilst others remain ineffective?

In this conversation with leadership expert Bob Anderson we explore the different qualities that define effective versus ineffective leaders, the level of development that underpins them, and how to foster growth towards effective leadership.

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Robert Kegan

Episode 33

Becoming a Deliberately Developmental Organization

Fostering a culture of adult development is something many innovative companies are exploring – so why are most of them still struggling to create an environment that fosters potential?

In this conversation Dr. Robert Kegan explains what’s not working and why, and the key elements of shifting an organization into becoming a growth culture.

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Jennifer Garvey Berger

Episode 32

Uncovering the Deep Principles of Change

Contrary to conventional wisdom, we don’t stop growing when we exit childhood. In fact, understanding the stages of development that adults go through can completely change the way you see the world.

In this episode adult development expert Jennifer Garvey Berger explains the different stages, how they impact leadership styles and why it’s important to be able to recognize them for effective coaching to take place.

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Gay Hendricks

Episode 31

The Genius Move

The world of peak performance has brought us many insights into how the psyche influences our behavior, but not so much on how that relates to personal fulfillment. So how do we move from doing excellent work to doing something that is excellent and also lights us up?

In this conversation with renowned psychologist Gay Hendricks we explore the difference between excellence and genius, what holds us back from our zone of genius and how to get onto the “genius spiral”.

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Nicholas Janni

Episode 30

How to Deeply Attune to Your Clients

It’s clear that there’s a lot of emotional maturing that needs to happen in the world of organizations, but how much of that is related to leadership and how do we help leaders access a deeper emotional maturity within themselves?

In this episode, peak performance expert Nicholas Janni talks to us about his top-down/bottom-up approach to this issue, and how to use our own bodies as a sensing tool to accompany our clients into ever deeper levels of internal awareness and external presence.

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Diana Chapman

Episode 29

Stop being so serious! Playfulness and Coaching

Most of us probably wouldn’t say that we’re feeling threatened that often. But according to Diana Chapman, 95% of us are in a state of threat 95% of the time.

So how do we combat this tendency? In this conversation with leadership advisor Diana Chapman we explore how to shift from a state of threat to trust through play and purpose.

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Mark Walsh

Episode 28

Embodied Coaching Essentials

Embodiment is the latest buzzword in the coaching industry, but how do we actually work with it?

In this conversation with Embodied Coaching expert Mark Walsh we discover the foundational practices for coaches working with somatic techniques, a host of embodied coaching hacks you can implement right away, and the powerful Four Elements Model for designing practices. (Heads up: this podcast contains some mild swearing)

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Amanda Blake

Episode 27

The Neuroscience of Change

What do our bodies have to do with living a self-directed life? What say do they have in our actions and behaviors, aside from providing a more or less sports-inclined physique?

In this conversation with leadership coach Amanda Blake, we learn how the body defines our scope of possibility, how we can use it to create massive shifts, and why being in direct contact with life through the body is so important.

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Jim Dethmer

Jim Dethmer

Episode 26

The Counter-Intuitive Coaching Shift

As coaches, we often see our role as helping our clients create the life they actually desire. And this is a fine role indeed, but what if it were possible to tap into an even greater potential?

Conscious leadership expert Jim Dethmer, has a map that shows us just how far our coaching can extend. He walks Joel through the four states of consciousness from which we can coach, and how each one leads to a fundamentally different outcome for us and our clients.

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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.