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In the Coaching Life Podcast internationally renowned coach, speaker and author Phil Goddard interviews coaches and clients to give a real-life, no-filter look at the coaching profession and what it really takes to be a coach.

The Coaching Life Phil Goddard

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In the Coaching Life Podcast internationally renowned coach, speaker and author Phil Goddard interviews coaches and clients to give a real-life, no-filter look at the coaching profession and what it really takes to be a coach.

    077 Kevin Waldron - A Coaching Life Revisited: Straight Talking Success

    077 Kevin Waldron - A Coaching Life Revisited: Straight Talking Success

    A Coaching Life Revisited: Straight Talking Success

    Over 3½ years after being the very first guest on the podcast in 2016, with his usual candour Kevin reflects on what has changed and reveals very simply what it takes to be a masterful coach building a sustainable practice. Without any sugar-coating, Kevin and Phil explore:

    * Relaxing into being yourself & the power of curiosity
    * The importance of your coaching impact on client acquisition
    * What makes for an impactful coach
    * What a masterful coaching practice can look like, including fees
    * What it means to ‘do the work.’

    Here’s a little more about Kevin: 

Kevin Waldron is the founder of Waldron Leadership, a business coaching and consulting company, that helps business owners get to that next level of performance. 

An experienced entrepreneur, Kevin started and grew a $24M a year disaster restoration company with over 200 employees and 5 offices, before selling his business to a national franchise. Based in Novato CA, Kevin now works with business owners around the world to grow their results.

    In 2015 he pioneered the Kilimanjaro Project, a life leadership program, that had him take a client to the top of Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa.

    Kevin is also the author of the upcoming book “Real Time Leadership”… How high performers change how they see their world to create a life worth living.”

    Meet him at www.waldronleadership.com

    • 51 min
    076 John Patrick Morgan - Revisited: Evolving Mastery

    076 John Patrick Morgan - Revisited: Evolving Mastery

    A Coaching Life Revisited: Evolving Mastery

    John was first on the podcast in episode 10, released in February 2017. In this conversation, as we look back on those three years, John shares with his usual candid openness and honesty, revealing what was going on for him back then, what he’s learning from his son, how he creates his income in details now, and the power of being. He continues to demonstrate his commitment to mastery in all aspects of his life.

    If you listen through the end music you’ll also get to hear the 5 minute conversation we had before we recorded the episode, including chatting about my 50lb weight loss…

    Here’s a little more about John:
    John Patrick Morgan is a philosopher, teacher and coach for individuals intent on living a beautiful life.

    For two decades, he has been supporting entrepreneurs, athletes and artists in growing their peace, joy and success through growing themselves.

    Students of his work share an obsession with self-mastery and a deep value of freedom, love and personal power.

    Through hundreds of his free videos, online classes and confronting, yet compassionate dialogue, John helps people to discover how their mind creates their reality and how through opening their heart they can access deeper fulfillment, more power and exponentially greater material results in their life and work.

    You can find out more about John at:

    Social Media
    Instagram https://www.instagram.com/jpmorganjr/
    Facebook https://www.facebook.com/jpmorgancreating
    YouTube https://www.youtube.com/user/jpmorganjr

    Sign up to receive John's Creating Insight emails and gain instant access to his Creating members area, which contains masses of in-depth audio and video lessons https://jpmorganjr.com/

    • 57 min
    075 Nikki Carpenter - 20 Years of Learning

    075 Nikki Carpenter - 20 Years of Learning

    20 Years of Learning

    Nikki has been an executive coach for 20 years and in this gem-ridden conversation shares some of her intuitive, heart-centred lessons around working with clients in corporations, coaching leaders, dealing with potential conflict, her continued journey of learning, and reveals how life can throw you a curveball, even after two decades in the profession.

    Here’s a little more about Nikki
    Nikki Carpenter is an ICF professional certified coach; facilitator and teacher who is passionate about helping leaders discover and maximize their strengths and creativity, so they can do the same for those they lead. She believes that leadership is a powerful opportunity to embrace challenge and change as paths to personal and organizational growth and service. Nikki helps pave the way for leaders to speak more confidently, give more effective feedback, create stronger, more dynamic teams and realize their vision for leadership excellence.

    In her first career, Nikki was a Clinical Nutrition leader in a large healthcare organization. She had the good fortune to transition roles and provide leadership and team development across many hospitals and cultures. For the past twenty years, Nikki has provided coaching and facilitation services to a variety of organizations and industries with an emphasis on healthcare.

    You can find out more about Nikki at www.presentleader.com

    • 59 min
    074 Nicole Barton - Creating with Fun

    074 Nicole Barton - Creating with Fun

    Episode 074 - Nicole Barton
    Creating with Fun

    Wisdom has ways of telling us to be kinder to ourselves. Of course, we don’t always listen, until we have to. Nicole shares her story of reaching burnout and subsequently dropping the pressure of working hard and shifting to simply having fun. Now creating in whatever feels fun to do while deeply listening to what moves her, she is enjoying a much more prosperous coaching life dancing in a blend of wisdom and playful humanness.

    Here’s a little more about Nicole
    Life Mentor, Nicole Barton, is something of a unicorn within the self-help industry for her candid notion that nobody needs self-help. She is a breath of fresh air in her admission that while playing and dancing in anything that leads us into soul-led expression is beautiful to shift us from our heads and into our hearts, none of these practices are prerequisites to peace. Nicole supports people to embody their own wisdom through embracing self-rediscovery, via her online summit, group programs, one-to-ones, events and retreats, and is working on her first book.

    You can find out more about Nicole at
    Website – https://www.nicolebarton.co.uk
    Self-Rediscovery Summit - https://www.nicolebarton.co.uk/online-summit
    Self-Rediscovery School - https://www.nicolebarton.co.uk/programs
    Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/wellbeingwriter/
    Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/TheWellbeingWriter/

    • 47 min
    073 Tiago Buhr - The Simplicity of Service

    073 Tiago Buhr - The Simplicity of Service

    The Simplicity of Service

    Can a simple smile and letters of appreciation really be part of service that leads to the creation of a prosperous coaching life? What of the relationship between being an entrepreneur running a business and actually being a coach? Can you show your faith in coaching in a way that enrols clients with no risk to them?

    In a typically open and honest conversation, Tiago shares what he has seen on his journey from struggling coach to living a prosperous coaching life, create a successful coaching practice among chaos with consistency.

    Here’s a little more about Tiago
    By age 17, Tiago had founded his first company, growing from zero to 700,000 followers in two years. At 19, he sold it and began traveling the world. After five and a half months backpacking, he moved back to his home country Brazil and after a few business attempts, got clear on his values and started a coaching practice.

    He has received coaching from some of the top coaches in the world, and now helps entrepreneurs, leaders and coaches who want to create a big impact in the world. They are ambitious, and want to use wealth creation and business building as a way to get connected with their loving and powerful version of themselves.

    Tiago now resides in Florianópolis, Brazil, where he hosts VIP Days for his clients and helps them design their business to support a lifestyle of ease, fun and profitability.

    Find out more at tiagobuhr.com or through Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/tiago.buhr

    • 47 min
    072 Peter Sleigh

    072 Peter Sleigh

    Episode 072 - Peter Sleigh
    Being Lived

    Having built a very successful accountancy business over the last 12 years, Peter transitioned to full-time coaching in 2019. His dedication to being of service is both compelling and inspiring, and he shares with much enthusiasm and openness how his journey is unfolding right before his eyes…

    Here’s a little more about Peter
    Peter Sleigh is a transformational coach having graduated from Michael Neil’s SuperCoach Academy in 2019. Peter’s route to transformational coaching came via more traditional coaching through NLP and Diplomas in Personal Performance Coaching and Small Business Coaching with The Coaching Academy.

    Peter is a Chartered Certified Accountant and has grown an accountancy practice from his back bedroom to a business which employs 10 people in the UK and 15 people in a processing unit in Asia.

    Peter loves the impact that transformational coaching has on practically everyone’s life and has a real passion for coaching. He is no longer involved with the accountancy business on a day to day basis and dedicates his time to help as many people as possible benefit from seeing the inside out nature of life through coaching and teaching.

    Peter is married with a 17 year old son. He enjoys working out with his Personal Trainer and watching his football club, Leeds United.

    You can find Peter on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/peter.sleigh.77

    • 54 min

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