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Episodes tagged Adult Development

Margaret Wheatley

Episode 46

Coaching from Deep Service in times of Collapse

There are many signs that we are a civilization in collapse. How to be with this time of upheaval? And how can we as coaches contribute in the most meaningful way? In this conversation with Margaret Wheatley we explore what meaningful work looks like and how coaches can contribute at this time, the roles of presence and despair, individualism and selfless service, and how to foster resilience in the face of collapse. [Read more...]

Alan Watkins

Episode 44

Extinction vs Emergence: Your Role in the next Phase

Coaches are at the forefront of the battle for a more conscious, sane world via the impact they have on leaders. As we consider our role, what are the elements that will define our success? In this deep dive with leadership expert Alan Watkins we explore the crucial switch from descriptive to developmental diagnostics and why this is so important, the skill of emotional regulation and how that impacts a leader’s ability to facilitate transformation and the potential inherent in neuroplasticity. [Read more...]

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. [Read more...]

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. [Read more...]

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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.