The gap between rich and poor is increasing; greed and selfishness seem pervasive in our culture. Why does money seem to slip through our hands? We want it, we love it, we need it but our relationship seems so abusive! When people get a lot of it, we are disgusted. In this discussion, Robert Gerrish […]
There is a 25-50% failure of assignment rate in expats sent to another country to head up the work there. The failure rates among others going through leadership transition such as those who are promoted, move company, move state or change career industry are not much different. Enter the coach. Padraig O’Sullivan has been helping […]
Coaching borrows the best stuff from psychology, social work, facilitation, teaching and neuroscience. But the way coaching packages it up (the coaching frame) is both totally unique and much more empowering. Coaches can be empowered by the way they use the coaching frame in a conversation. It permissions them for confrontation, forward momentum and deep […]
Coaching entrepreneurs requires us to understand where they fall on the spectrum of chaos to structure. Artists, authors and poets might be toward one end, creative, risking taking visionary entrepreneurs might be in the middle and highly structured business builders at the other.
Coaching entrepreneurs requires an interested mind, willingness to coach the whole person (head, heart and body), explore the internal landscape, address over reliance on external and assist them to find their strengths and identify their key differences.
Coaching Entrepreneurs leads in many cases to becoming part of a relationship and watching people go on to their greatness, and this can be truly rewarding.
Flow State is both the optimal state, and a high performance state that opens up realms of productivity, creativity and wondrous experience. Flow State research started 150 years ago, but came into prominence when scientists looked at peak performance athletes and extreme sports (think the X-Games and Red Bull). Now Flow State coaching is being incorporated in corporations, learning institutions and government bodies. Come and get flow!
Are you ready to lead in the 21st Century? Silvia Damiano from About My Brain talks about performance, collaboration, innovation and agility in thinking based on the four “I”s of integrating, inspiring, imagining and intuiting. Learn about your brain and leadership, how it relates to self, the world and others. How does Google do business? How do creative powerhouse advertising firms keep the ideas coming? Leaders, facilitators and coaches should all become familiar with tomorrow’s leadership.
It was professor David Clutterbuck that said, “Bridging the gap between research and theory on the one hand and the coaching practitioner on the other is arguably the biggest challenge facing the coaching profession,” (Coaching Understood – Introduction). Susie says, we need to start addressing the issue of evidence. We need bridging to authenticity.
We talk about our finances, we talk about our diets, we even talk about our sicknesses with friends and family. But one topic remains taboo, our sex lives. Who goes to get relationship coaching & sex therapy when trouble sets in, or head off for a marriage counselling weekend? Jacqueline Hellyer takes on the toughest topic and brings sex into the light. In this interview we also discuss the effect pornography has on relationships and expanding the way we think about sex. I think by the end of this interview you will agree that relationship coaching & sex therapy go together – even if you are not an expert in the field. At least we can be a little less squeamish about it.
Every relationship has one. Many conversations careen toward one. The discomfort zone. When things get awkward, and moving forward gets hard. How much of this is coming from inside us, and how much from inside the person we are relating to? How much does environment, topic, culture or stress have to do with it? More importantly… how do we press past it? Marcia Reynolds gives us strategies for busting the discomfort zone in this episode of the podcast.
Do you use metaphor in your coaching? Most coaching models of human behaviour attempt to understand what we have in common. Clean language coaching celebrates the ideosyncratic, the individual ways a person has and particularly their metaphor. Core to this is the meaning they make of those metaphors and the story they tell. Clean Language takes away as much content imposition by the coach as possible by providing a set of standard questions and a model to use them in.
Asia is the frontier for growth and development, are you part of the Coaching in Asia game? China’s economy has now outstripped the USA and India is chasing hard. Coaching is rising up in every Asian nation, rich and poor, so who is set to play a significant part in that development?
Barbara Anderson talks to us about her adventures Coaching in Asia and come of the critical lessons she has learned from working in large corporations in Australia. Ironically, we must first do away with our rich nation, first world idealism… thinking we have the answers. It would be much more helpful to have a conversation as peers, learning from one another.
Want a fit brain that is resilient, flexible and strong? Learn all about building the capacity of a brain wise leader who knows how to communicate effectively, balance safety and novelty, maintain your own distinctives and be more creative with Dr. Connie Henson.
Think psychologist, think problem people… but not any more! Positive psychology is all about focusing on outcomes, on strengths and the best in productive people. Positive Psychology in Coaching describes what happens when Dr. Suzy Green is around. Founder of the Positivity Institute, Suzy works with schools, universities and business to improve their human resource.
Ever wondered how to get an edge in delivering insight to your clients? Want to put more into your service… then look no further than using body language in coaching! Patryk and Kasia Wezowski are experts in reading body language and facial expressions and graduates from their training score over 80% accuracy. Seeing it, knowing and understanding it, then helping your client use it brings the edge.
A lot has been published on the “what” in leadership attitude, approach and changing corporate culture, but little has been done about the “how”. How does one shift leadership attitudes? How do we embrace change, adjust beliefs and shift process internally? Jerry Connor, co founder of Coach in a Box and the Bridge Partnership has worked closely with the Chartered Institute of Professional Development (CiPD) to find out the answers to this question.
Large organisations equip senior leaders and C-suite executives, but what about everyone else in the organisation? Coaching is super expensive, beyond the reach of ordinary citizens and certainly most of the third world. Dr. Matt Barney says we could coach using technology… psychometric evaluation, leadership potential recognition, journalling, automated reminders, group coaching and asynchronous interactions with a coach mentor. This is the work being done by LeaderAmp.
Did you know that the Police, Army and Corporations use acting, coaching and role play with individuals? Amy Kersey has carved out a rather special niche for herself, coming both from an acting background and a coaching one. It seems natural she ended up coaching actors, but this soon lead to using both those skills in corporate Australia. The line for that is “corporate facilitator, role player and trainer”.
Neuroscience in coaching simply means taking the study of the brain and using it in coaching practice. Who better to talk to than a neuroscientist focusing on the efficacy of coaching – which he calls one of the “talking therapies”. Dr Pieter Rossouw served Nelson Mandela in bringing healing to the traumatised nation of South Africa. He says “Talking Therapies” are the bomb when it comes to helping people change their brains – neuroplasticity.
Gestalt, meaning “picture” or “story” is so powerful because it makes the implicit more explicit, or as Dorothy likes to say the invisible more visible. It’s like “Pragmatic Magic”. Gestalt therapy was among the most favoured approaches in psychology in the late 1970’s and 80’s, giving way to CBT and other forms of psychotherapy. Dorothy Siminovitch, Ph.D, MCC has brought the school and it’s fundamental principles across into coaching where, perhaps, it always belonged.
Coaches who have kept up their practice for 6-10 years bill double the average. They have the long haul in mind, and the stamina to keep it up. They build long term coaching relationships, they deepen expertise. Katherine Hosie has been at coaching since 2003 and accrued 10,000+ hours of experience. In this podcast Kate shares her thoughts on what it takes to go the distance and continue to find the journey rewarding.
Coaching C-Suite executives (CEO, COO etc.), organisations and family companies can often lead to Coaching Boards. Sometimes coaches are asked then to join the board. What should a person be thinking about and aware of as they do this? In this podcast Julie Garland-McLellan address these and other issues such as creating other income streams from public speaking, book writing and board positions.
Arrested development? Feel like your performance has plateaued? Perhaps peer feedback is just not cutting it anymore… You probably need a supervisor. Tammy Turner, MCC discusses the differences between supervision and mentoring, coaching and psychology and how supervisor can really help boost your game. The game is changing, the industry is becoming a profession and part of the brave new world is coaching supervision.
Neurocoaching is an emerging field where the discoveries of neuroscience are interpreted and applied for use by coaches for their clients. In this podcast Grant Soosalu from the mBraining institute interviews our very own Neurocoach Robert Holmes on the various brain systems and their high degree of interconnectedness. The explore the way theories have been divisive and search for integrative approaches that deal with state and offer choice.
Integrative coaching helps clients examine and observe the dis-harmonies of our personality – the shadow and the ego – in order to do deep personal change work. In this episode Jenny Devine, PCC shares her experience as a fully qualified integrative coach, explaining the Jungian foundations for practice and gives helpful tips on how to use these ideas.
At last a personality model applied to self, relationships and parenting! Relationship Coach Tracy Tresidder takes the enneagram, unpacking the nine personality types and explaining how those types carry strengths, challenges and growth areas for relationships and parenting.
The microbusiness community, Flying Solo now has 70,000 members and 30,000 in online social media groups. It evolved from what was basically a coaching niche. Founder Robert Gerrish shares the journey with us and gives some great advice about finding your passion and sticking to it.
How do you coach 365 clients at a time, or publish 11 books in a year? Do you want to do all that and work 2 months for every month you take off? Dale Beaumont has and does and shares the how with us on this podcast! Part of his success orients around moving away from one to one coaching.
How can a golf swing help your life? International Golf Coach Peter Knight says absolutely yes! In this podcast he explores cross applying performance coaching tips from sport to life, taking the best from organisational performance, leadership, NLP and psychology for his athletes too.
Can philosophy really change your world? Use the interplay of language, emotions and physiology to do significant soul work and deepen your client’s experiences of life. Coach trainer and author Alan Sieler, founder of the Newfield Institute tells us all about Ontological Coaching in this podcast.
How does a pizza delivery guy solve a $36M problem for a giant multinational? Learn how Microsoft uses Action Learning Coaching to address their biggest issues. Executive coach and mentor Dr. Garry Luxmoore, president of the World Institute of Action Learning, Australasia tells us all about it in this podcast.
What’s it like to serve public servants? What does it take to lead among the nations’ leaders and coach them? Executive coach and mentor Lindy Bryant, co-founder of YellowEdge based in Canberra tells us all about it in this podcast.
Have you ever wondered how the other half live? What is the life of celebrity like when things get tough and you need to find a life coach? Patrick Wanis is a Celebrity Coach and relationship expert who shares the top five issues that turn up in his coaching sessions with them.
Grow your business and maintain your freedom to travel, live where you want and have staff all over the world! All this and more is totally possible. Chris Taylor’s consulting and coaching business is in 8 nations and he says, “With technology, it’s easier to be global than a local coach nowadays.” Find out how in this amazing interview with the founder of Actionable Books, talking to us from a cave in Spain!
Why do men and women seem to go through life, experiences, communication and even arguments differently? Part of the answer lies in the way our brains are constructed. Relationship and Celebrity Coach, Patrick Wanis plays guest host for this week’s interview as he and I discuss the implications for brain research indicating that male and female brains are in some ways quite different. He also asks me about the recent Relationship Retreat we had with 13 couples.
Make the jump into success hyperspace! Entrepreneur Siimon Reynolds has done it again and again, and in this interview he shares the way up. Developing the millionaire mindset is all about daily and weekly habits, rituals and practices for success.
Goals don’t care who has them, and they live a secret life of changing and morphing. Listen to Paul Lawrence, head of the Centre for Systemic Change and head researcher for WhyteCo. Research is giving us evidence to base our coaching claims on.
Break boundary conditions with a blockbuster technique: symbolic modelling and metaphors with Kay Lindley. Kay is an advanced trainer and practitioner in NLP, EFT and hypnosis therapy and a proponent of using clean language and coaching content free.
Are you sick and tired of trying harder and still getting the same results? In this episode, peak performance coach Jaemin Frazer shares his insights on harnessing the power of state and internal beliefs for creating powerful, effective and lasting change.
Are you happy with your life, or are there elements that just really suck?
Go from crappy to happy with coach Michelle DeAngelis, as we review her best seller “How to Get a Life that Doesn’t Suck” and the coaching principles that go with it in this latest podcast with Robert Holmes.
Your brain can learn and go on learning, change, adapt and grow. Neuroplasticity can be a friend or foe, but breaking bad habits and upgrading takes some work – especially coaching.
Listen to leading neurologist Jeff Schwartz and Master Coach Josie Thomson discuss this valuable subject with Robert Holmes.
Get great tools for lasting change and breakthrough!
Listen to Alison Cameron, overcoming immunity to change expert and coach who learned from Robert Kegan and Lisa Lahey (Harvard) as she shares insights for living and building better teams.
Attaining peak performance is no longer just for athletes and pilots.
Ian Snape takes peak performance to trauma victims, emergency response units, SWAT teams, doctors and Tae Kwan Do competitors. What’s his secret? Learn by listening to the interview on Coach Mentor Podcast.