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Richard Boyatzis

Episode 39

How to Access Optimum Growth States in Coaching

Did you know that common coaching moves such as goal setting can actually be counter productive to growth and learning? In this conversation, author and professor Richard Boyatzis explains why goal-setting is not as smart as we think it is, what the neurologically proven way to motivate people is, and how we can help our clients access states that facilitate genuine change. [Read more...]

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. [Read more...]
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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. [Read more...]
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Kelly Wendorf

Episode 20

What Horses Can Teach Us About Leadership

We all aspire to become the people we sense we can be – so what are the conditions that can liberate that possibility? In this fascinating conversation Kelly Wendorf explains the ground-breaking work she does with leaders and horses; how our nervous systems are wired to react and influence, and what the current crisis in leadership is evolving towards. [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.