Conversations to further the field of coaching.

Recent Episodes

Kimberley Parsons

Kimberley Parsons

Episode 97

The Power of Team Coaching

Organisations are increasingly aware of the extent to which their efficacy and success depends upon their teamwork.

In this conversation with executive and team coach Kimberley Parsons we explore the scope and process of team coaching, decoding norms in the ecosystem, key issues that teams struggle with, and harnessing collective intelligence.

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John Vervaeke

Episode 95

Stealing the Culture & Solving the Meaning Crisis

We live in times where information is rife but wisdom is in short supply, where ideologies abound but meaning is scarce, and the time for taking mediating actions on the abundant crises we face is limited.

In this conversation with cognitive psychologist John Vervaeke we explore the symptomology of the meaning crisis, how we create meaning and lie to ourselves, the “religion of me”, the potential of wisdom practices and solving the meaning crisis.

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Verity Symcox

Episode 94

The Coaching / Therapy Divide & When To Refer Clients

The responsibility we have as people working in a helping profession means it’s important for us to know when we’ve reached the limits of our expertise, but working out where that line is can be tricky.

In this conversation with Executive Coach and Mental Health Researcher Verity Symcox we explore the distinctions between coaching and therapy, how to know when to refer, and methods of safeguarding ourselves as coaches as well as our clients.

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Marita Fridjhon

Episode 93

Systemic Coaching & Tools for Emergence

What becomes possible when we include a much wider context? And what can the relationships between things and people teach us about what is occurring?

In this conversation with coach and CEO Marita Fridjhon we dive into systemic coaching, the three phases of emergence, how systems speak and how to engage with them and the current challenges for coaches.

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Jonathan Gustin

Episode 92

The Three Types of Purpose

How does the work we do in the world relate to the times we’re living in? And what can soul tell us about the role we have to play?

In this conversation with purpose guide and psychotherapist Jonathan Gustin we explore a deep-time perspective on this moment in time, the three types of purpose, the golden shadow and how to help clients access soul-level purpose.

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Saniel Bonder

Episode 91

Including the Spiritual Dimension

The importance of including the spiritual dimension in coaching is increasingly acknowledged, but weaving it into the world of coaching can feel clunky.

In this conversation with coach and founder Saniel Bonder we explore the spirit/matter split, the language of awakening, the dynamics of spiritual hierarchies and the integration of coaching and spiritual growth.

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David Drake

Episode 90

The Dance of Structured Emergence

Coaching is changing, the methodology expanding. How do we balance goal-oriented techniques with space-holding for emergence?

In this conversation with Dr. David Drake, coach and founder of The Moment Institute, we explore working with narrative, structured emergence, nonverbal coaching, and the importance of post-coaching integration.

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Kari Granger

June 1, 2021
66 minutes
Episode 89

The Changing Skill Set of Coaches

The world today is suddenly a very different landscape than three short years ago. It used to be enough for a coach to have coaching mastery but is that still the case?

In this conversation with executive coach and CEO Kari Granger we explore the new demands being made of coaches and the range of skills required to meet them, understanding stakeholders and systems, the shifting ground of the coaching industry and what lies beyond coaching mastery.

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Paul Lawrence

Episode 88

What is Systemic Coaching

The term “systemic” is bandied about quite liberally nowadays, but is there actually any consensus on what it means in the context of coaching?

In this conversation with Dr. Paul Lawrence we dive into how systemic thinking can be applied in coaching, differences between adult development and systems thinking and the evolution of the coaching industry.

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Paul Byrne

Episode 87

Coaching: An Industry in Transition

As the pace of change accelerates and organisations begin to develop a systemic view in order to meet the demands of increasing complexity, how can the coaching industry best respond?

In this conversation with executive coach Paul Byrne we explore the current and emergent business model of coaching, transitioning coaching to a collaborative ecosystem and the architecture of organisational change.

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Theo Dawson

Episode 86

How Learning Really Works

Many of us are aware that we weren’t really taught how to learn (and usefully retain) knowledge at school, and as adults the lack of this skill often leads to frustration when trying to learn something new.

In this conversation with Dr. Theo Dawson we explore the central problem of the educational paradigm, how learning actually works, the relationship between context and performance, and how neural networks can inform learning.

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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.