Welcome to the #100MasterCoaches show, where I interview Master Coaches from around the world.
Why follow this podcast? Coaching is globally estimated to be a 20 Billion Dollar industry by 2022. And yet, there are many questions left unanswered.
In this show, I endeavor to achieve 3H's ;
⭐️ HARNESS... Key Insights into a Coaching "Jar of Wisdom",
⭐️ HONOUR... those who have "Walked their Talk" for Decades,
⭐️ HUDDLE... Coaches (and Future Coaches) to Celebrate Diversity, Inclusivity and the Values we stand for.
Enjoy the Show!
Mel Leow, MCC
- Founder of Catalyst Coach and
The #100MasterCoaches Show
Mel Interviews Hellen Yang
Welcome to the 72nd Episode of the #100MasterCoaches Show. In this episode, Mel interviews Hellen Yang from Vancouver, Canada.
Hellen Yang is not just a Master Certified Coach (MCC) but a catalyst for confidence, using her vast reservoir of skills to empower other coaches and leaders. Her credentials include an MCC certification from the International Coaching Federation (ICF), a Certified Professional Co-Active Coach (CPCC), a graduate of the transformative Co-Active Leadership Program from CTI, and a certification in Embodied Leadership Core from the Strozzi Institute for a somatic coaching approach.
Paired with her credentials, her mastery in coaching also draws from over 3000+ coaching hours and 13 years in the corporate finance sector and is rooted in profound curiosity, deep empathy, and a calming presence. Her coaching ripples have been felt in Fortune 500 companies like Meta, Google, IBM, and PwC.
For coaches, Hellen catalyzes confidence as an ICF Registered Mentor Coach and an expert in the PCC Marker Assessor system. Her mentoring style is specifically designed to enhance your confidence, allowing you to gain ICF certification and improve your coaching skills.
For leaders, Hellen ignites confidence in your leadership journey by helping reduce stress and accelerate your career and financial freedom. She equips you with tools to navigate changes effectively, fostering growth and amplifying your leadership presence - leaving an indelible mark on your career trajectory.
Outside the realm of coaching, Hellen is a passionate life enthusiast. Her love for spicy culinary delights and outdoor explorations with her husband, Hugh, and their cherished labradoodle, Thor, are as captivating as her coaching journey.
Desire to start your Coaching journey? Head to Catalyst Coach at www.catalystcoach.live today.
Mel Interviews Christoffel Sneijders
Welcome to the 71st Episode of the #100MasterCoaches Show. In this episode, Mel interviews Christoffel Sneijders from The Netherlands.
Christoffel is a Master Certified Coach (International Coaching Federation), with a passion to bring out the best in you. With this in mind, he introduced the 3 Brains - Head, Heart, and Gut - Theory in 2018 after many years of research on how to assist clients the best who stayed stuck in limiting beliefs and trauma-like experiences.
He teaches these concepts in the ICF CCEU-approved 3 Brains Coaching Certification Training and is visiting professor at the IE Business School, besides working as an Executive Coach and Supervisor.
He is the author of “How Men & Women Fit, Finally Understand Your Partner with The 3 Brains Theory” and Relationships? Which Brain is Talking?” Two books that bring a clearer understanding of how our three brains operate in relationships at home and at work.
As collateral beauty the 3 brains concept: it has the potential to change the world for the better, and work on gender equality - no more famine or masculinity traits but simple heart or gut brain traits as they are much easier to accept for the other gender - having more 3 brains let companies with as result, no more toxic workplaces, more wellness, and sustainable achievements and success.
His passion, authenticity, empathy, and versatile knowledge in Hypnosis, NLP, Coaching, psychotherapy burnout, PTSD, anxiety, and trauma grief are vital to helping his global clients create the life and outcomes they long for.
Besides his passion and enthusiasm to inspire other coaches and leaders so that they can do even more amazing work, more important is that we as coaches and leaders have the potential in our possession to make a huge positive difference in this world!
Desire to be an ICF Credentialed Coach like Christoffel? We invite you to start your journey here at Catalyst Coach. www.catalystcoach.live.
Mel Interviews Karen Dean
Welcome to the 70th Episode of the #100MasterCoaches Show. In this episode, Mel interviews Karen Dean from Nottingham, England, UK.
Karen is a Master Certified Coach accredited by the International Coaching Federation. She has delivered her professional coaching worldwide with senior leaders, individually, and with teams. These are from 16 commercial sectors, plus government organizations, NGOs, and charities. Karen is passionate about coach development and is a trained coach supervisor, embracing the complexity which comes with supervisory oversight.
Karen co-authored the book Coaching Stories: Flowing and Falling of Being a Coach where she candidly shared stories of when she was coaching well, and when she was disappointingly poor at her craft. The intention was to encourage coaches to normalize their experiences of the highs and lows on the journey toward mastery. Karen has written many coaching articles and was the winner of the Best Article of the Year Award in Coaching at Work magazine in 2016 as co-author.
Karen’s creative and original thinking led her to develop online resources for coaches and facilitators at memyresources.com These comprise the me:my™team diagnostic, and the me:my™team method for working with teams to accelerate performance. Her other original me:my™resources support professional coach development and enable feedback from clients on a coach’s impact, professional competencies, and relationship quality.
In 2022 Karen found herself ‘cancering’, experiencing treatment for Stage 3 Breast Cancer throughout that year. This resulted in her engaging with her professional life, with renewed vigour, enthusiasm, and inspiration. She is now sharing her ways of working with other coaches and facilitators, to empower the way they work with teams, faster, safer, and with better business outcomes.
Want to be an ICF Credentialed Coach like Karen? You can start your journey at Catalyst Coach. www.catalystcoach.live.
Mel Interviews Diana Ideus
Welcome to the 69th Episode of the #100MasterCoaches Show. In this episode, Mel interviews Diana Ideus from California, United States.
Diana has her Master’s in Executive Coaching and Organizational Behavior and is one of only 1500 coaches globally to have attained the level of Master Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation. Diana leverages her coaching, consulting, management, and leadership development to support leaders and entrepreneurs in fast-growth for-profit companies in tech, finance, and healthcare.
Diana’s areas of specialty include Mergers and Acquisitions, Organizational Culture Development, Growth and Scalability, Change Management, Innovation and Technology Implementations, Succession Planning, Diversity & Inclusion, Leadership Development, High Potentials, and Coaching Strategies for Leaders.
Diana founded Hawthorne Union with the belief that there was a better way to do business and that if we take care of our people that they will take care of the profits. In addition to her work with leaders and companies, Diana teaches professionals how to coach at the university level and in courses approved by the International Coaching Federation. Her book Listen: Mentor Coaching for Coaches and other resources for coaches and leaders are available at www.hawthorneunion.com.
You too can become an ICF Credentialed Coach like Diana. Start your journey here at Catalyst Coach. www.catalystcoach.live.
Mel Interviews Sylviane Cannio
Welcome to the 68th Episode of the #100MasterCoaches Show. In this episode, Mel interviews Sylviane Cannio from St-Genesius-Rode, Flemish Region, Belgium.
Sylviane is a pioneer of executive coaching in Belgium, accompanying hundreds of executives and their teams since the late 90s (see www.canniocoaching.org). She combines the triple accreditation as Master Certified Coach ICF (since 2009), Master Practitioner EMCC, and accredited supervisor ESIA/EMCC. With other MCCs, she trains coaches through mastery coaching, worldwide (see www.mccintheworld.com).
She is a co-founder of MentoringCo, training mentors with a coaching attitude in China, and is the president of GO-TKM, a think-tank contributing to the management of tacit knowledge in organizations. She has been a supervisor and a coach mentor for more than fifteen years and loves analyzing complex situations brought by team coaches.
As a true citizen of the world, multilingual and multicultural, she is a well-appreciated keynote and author of books translated into several languages. The first president of the Belgian chapter of the ICF (2004-2006), she was then part of the Global Board (2008-2010) and Vice-President of the ICF (2010).
Desire to become a Master Coach like Sylviane, you can start your journey here at Catalyst Coach. www.catalystcoach.live.
Mel Interviews Nana Hovhannisyan
Welcome to the 67th Episode of the #100MasterCoaches Show. In this episode, Mel interviews Nana Hovhannisyan from Armenia.
Nana is a Master Certified Coach (MCC), Management Consultant (CMC), Certified Master Trainer (Door International), and an expert with 19 years of experience in consulting & HR management in different countries (Russia, Belarus, Tajikistan, Romania, Luxemburg). She is the President of the ICF Armenia Chapter, and the Founder of 8.18 Consulting Special Edition HR Agency.
Nana’s client base includes both small and medium-sized firms and large, multinational corporations. She has conducted people management development sessions for the top and middle management of companies and organizations including Marriott International, HSBC, Central Bank of Armenia, USAID, GIZ, UNDP, and World Bank.
She is a trainer for EBRD Women in Business and EU Erasmus+ Entrepreneurship development programs, a mentor in the US Embassy Mentoring Program, Lecturer at the American University of Armenia and RA Academy of Public Administration. Her main areas of specialization include but are not limited to, leadership development, HR management programs, implementation of agile systems in HR teams, etc.
Desire to become a Master Coach like Nana? You can start your transformative coaching journey here at Catalyst Coach. www.catalystcoach.live.
A fantastic learning resource for new and experienced coaches. Mel and his guests are sharing practical wisdom in an easy-to-listen format.
As a Coach, this is certainly a place where you can pick up gems from Master Coaches who have "walked their talk".