Welcome to the final show of 2022. I’m taking a holiday break through the end of the year, and you’ll have a chance to catch up on any shows you might have missed or those that you want to listen to again. So, as you are baking, wrapping presents, or cleaning the house, I hope you’ll let the STaR Coach Show be your companion. Thank you for listening!
Welcome to December! Today’s topic is very important in that setting up an anti-racist workplace is a good move economically, emotionally, and holistically for everyone. I’m talking to the co-authors of a book that takes on this subject, and our conversation centers around how coaches are in a unique position to usher in this conversation for workplaces everywhere. Join us to learn more!
Tommy Newberry is The NY Times and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of The 4:8 Principle and the founder and head coach of AchievingOPTIMAL, an organization that helps Christian entrepreneurs and their families maximize their full potential. He’s written numerous books, including the motivational classic, Success is Not an Accident, and he’s appeared on a variety of TV and radio shows.
As Thanksgiving is upon us, I want to take a moment to say that I’m very grateful for all of you. Thank you for listening! In today’s show, my guest shares how we can create new insights and go deeper with our coaching clients. Invoking new awareness is key to the coaching process, and there is something here for each of us to learn. Join us now!
Dr. Patrick Williams is a psychologist, author, speaker, leadership coach, and a true pioneer in the field of Whole Life Coaching. He is the founder of the Institute for Life Coach Training and was honored as one of the inaugural members of the ICF’s Circle of Distinction. Besides being a Master Certified Coach since 1999, Patrick has been busy developing leaders for three decades in his work around the world.
Today’s show is a treat for you as we meet a member of the new generation of exciting young coaches who is making a huge impact in the world. He shares his journey and concept of coaching, along with information about his exciting non-profit. Our conversation is topped off with an extraordinary performance that you don’t want to miss! Join us!
Tim Harrison, ACC, is a San Diego native, Rice University graduate, and resident of Houston, Texas. After graduating into a world in crisis because of the pandemic and social unrest, he turned down a coveted job in consulting to pursue his life mission, “To inspire and equip people to realize their potential.” This led Tim to create the non-profit EPOG (“Enjoyable Pain of Growth”) Academy with the mission to make personal development part of education. EPOG makes professional leadership coaching accessible so that high school students from all zip codes can access top-tier resources that empower them to take control of their future. Tim is one of the youngest coaches in the US to earn his ACC credential from the International Coaching Federation, and he’s an active Leadership Coach, public speaker, peer-reviewed social scientist, consultant, and performing artist.
The energy and presence that we bring into our market are vitally important. Our being as a coach very much determines how we engage with potential clients, and our level of engagement is everything. Join us to learn more!
Karen Cappello is a Master Certified Coach, business and executive coach, communications specialist, motivational speaker, and coach trainer. She collaborates with leaders and executive coaches to promote highly beneficial business outcomes. With over 30 years of expertise and experience in business management, financial planning, and higher education, she has brought her broad-based background to her coaching clientele. Her level of excellence is evidenced by her former Chief Learning Officer position with the International Coach Academy in Australia, her work with Ford Motor Company’s executive leadership program, and her work with leaders from the World Health Organization. Her passion is to help coaches bring their work into the world, and you’ll hear that in today’s conversation. We discuss the energy with which we engage with prospective clients, along with how our energy and presence align for successful marketing and why having market research conversations is a game-changer for coaches.
In today’s solo episode, I’m focusing on how we can avoid becoming stagnant and falling into habits that do not serve us or our clients. We are also discussing how to have grace with ourselves through the process of growth and evolution. Join us to learn more!
Everything can change because of leadership. In our world today, our organizations, and our coaching relationships, leadership is crucial and foundational. Let’s take a closer look at the future of leadership and how we, as coaches, can better engage with the challenges of leadership. Join us to learn more!
Chuck Mollor is the founder, CEO, executive coach, and advisor at MCG Partners. This organization specializes in leadership and talent optimization through aligning business and people strategies for maximum results. He is the author of the new, best-selling book, The Rise of the Agile Leader: Can You Make the Shift? Chuck’s key focus is on enabling leaders to advance to the next level by simplifying the complexities of modern leadership. In today’s show, Chuck shares how leaders can maximize their impact and how they show up to create a culture reflective of the organization’s mission, purpose, and values. We discuss the future of leadership, along with how coaches can partner with leaders to get them where they want to be.
Today’s show is a powerful one that aligns in a particularly timely way with my life at this moment. Pain is part of life, and it comes in various ways to touch every part of our being. Losing a loved one, as I recently have, brings much pain and despair. We must go through the pain and grief in life’s moments of despair to make it to the other side of the pain. The good news is that we CAN find purpose through those painful moments, and today’s guest has insights to share. She shares transparently about the depths of her pain and her story of survival and finding purpose. Join us to learn more!
Jenny Ngo is an intuitive business coach and master healer. Together with her husband, Dan, they help coaches and healers create quantum leaps to six figures in their businesses by doing what they love, finding more freedom, and creating impact in the world. They specialize in helping their clients fill their one-on-one and group programs through organic marketing strategies and mindset and energy-healing support so they can attract more coaching clients. Before coaching, Jenny worked in the medical field as an RN and Certified Nurse-Midwife. Jenny and Dan love spending time together with their two kiddos, traveling to the beach and other fun places.
I’m changing things up today as we revisit a very important episode for the STaR Coach Show. We are going back to Episode 1 and my very first guest. The content is still relevant and timely today, so I hope you get value from this flashback. Join us!
Cynthia Loy Darst is a Master Certified Coach who is known as a passionate pioneer in the coaching industry. An experienced coach since 1992, Cynthia joined me way back when for our very first episode, and she walked us through some things coaches should think about in building their business. Cynthia also helped deepen our understanding of the nuances of the client partnership and why you need to reassess the coaching agreement down the road. Based in Los Angeles, Cynthia and her husband, David (also a coach), are partners in their companies, The Inspiration Point and Team Darst. They do work with individuals, teams, couples, partnerships, and organizational systems. Cynthia’s book, Meet Your Inside Team: How to Turn Internal into Clarity and Move Forward with Your Life, was published in 2018.
Writing proposals is a necessary task that can become an obstacle that stops us in our tracks. The process can be a deep, dark rabbit hole that we fall down, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Today’s guest has insights and wisdom that will help you simplify the proposal process. Join us to learn more!
Russell Pearson is a business strategist, designer, keynote speaker, and artist. He has been working with passionate yet frustrated business owners to transform the way they grow their organizations for over 25 years. He is the founder of Crimson Fox Creative Studios and hosts The Marketing Report podcast. He is also the Past National President of Professional Speakers Australia. I’m excited to introduce you to Russell in today’s show!
Connecting with other coaches can be just the right thing to propel your coaching to the next level of growth and impact. Coaching impact and leadership go hand-in-hand, and we are diving into these topics with today’s guest. Join us to learn more!
Marlene Thomas is the president and CEO of Thomas Management Consulting, a woman-owned small business providing strategic consulting and executive coaching services to federal, state, and private sector businesses. With over 25 years of experience in leadership and executive coaching, organizational development, and project management, Marlene is dedicated to supporting individual employers and leaders in building productive partnerships, teams, and workplaces. She is the current president and former membership director of the Metro DC Chapter of the International Coaching Federation, the largest city chapter in the world with over 1700 members. In today’s show, we discuss what we have gained through volunteering for ICF leadership roles, how coaching impacts the world, and how ICF members are empowered through their connections with each other.
In today’s online world, content is everything. You have to produce content to let people know what you do, what you believe in, and what you offer your clients. Creating new content can be very intimidating and exhausting! Repurposing your existing content can make all the difference. Join us to hear more from today’s guest!
Dr. Colin Gray is a podcaster, speaker, and the founder of The Podcast Host and Alitu. The Podcast Host is a huge audio, video, and written resource on how to create a successful show. Alitu is a web app that includes everything you need to make your podcast in the easiest way possible but still maintain full creative control. It includes call recording, automated audio cleanup, adding theme music, and building/hosting for your show. In today’s episode, Colin teaches us about the power of audio, the helpful resources that are available, and his best tips for creating a successful podcast.
How do coaches become clear about exactly who they want to coach? While that clarity might come easily for some in our profession, I know that many coaches struggle greatly to figure this out. My guest today found her coaching sweet spot, and she’s sharing helpful information that you can use in your quest to niche down. Join us to learn more!
Sarah Kenny is a certified coach, mentor, and positive role model for adolescent girls. She believes that self-empowered girls will change the world, and her mission is to create a more just, equitable society by helping them develop critical life and leadership skills, especially the ones they don’t learn in school. Sarah helps girls navigate the challenges of adolescence while developing higher self-esteem, confidence, and courage so they can thrive as young women and transform into impactful leaders. Based in Austin, Texas, Sarah has her master’s degree in Gender Studies and is an Accredited Certified Coach with the International Coaching Federation. She is an avid yogi, the mama of two fur babies, and a diehard Parks & Rec fan.
Today’s topic is one that comes up often. How do we approach coaching with the client who didn’t ask to be coached? We are taking a close look at the coaching relationship with someone who has volunteered or feels like they’ve been “sentenced” to coaching. There are some unique considerations in setting up this kind of partnership. Let’s talk about it.
Today’s show covers a critical skill set for all coaches. An important part of our work involves engaging with people when they are in a state of crisis. For our clients, there are various reasons that their emotions and responses might escalate during these times, and the very best coaches learn how to meet people in their pain. Join us to learn more from the discussion!
Ken Jenkins is a professional emergency manager with extensive experience in planning, logistics, training, deployment, response, and after-action analysis in aviation disasters. He has been involved in the aftermath of 9/11 events, along with many other catastrophic events. He has provided strong leadership for over 30 years in the transportation disaster sector. His work has enabled him to use his collaborative skills under conditions of high stress, and, in becoming a coach, he knows how these skills relate to the coaching profession. He is a coach, trainer, and author, as well as the owner and president of his own emergency response company. His book is Resilience: Stories of Courage and Survival in Aviation Disasters. In today’s episode, Ken shares specific strategies that will be useful in your toolbox to appropriately and successfully engage with clients in crisis.
Today’s show covers key elements to help you thrive and soar to new heights as a business owner. If you are stuck in the struggle and wondering what you can do to turn things around and excel in achieving your goals, THIS is the show for you. Join us to hear more from today’s expert guest!
Hilmon Sorey is the co-founder of the CoachCRM sales coaching software platform and co-founder of ClozeLoop, a sales strategy training and enablement firm with offices around the world. He is also a partner in a seed-stage venture capital firm and the author of eight top-selling books on sales, sales management, and coaching. Throughout his career, he has helped build teams in companies ranging from early-stage startups to established companies like Salesforce, Box, and Survey Monkey. He is an award-winning trainer of over 15,000 salespeople and over 5,000 executives. Hilmon is a sought-after speaker around the globe, and I’m honored that he took the time to be on the show during his recent vacation in Milan.
Today’s guest is sharing her perspective on diversity, equity, and inclusion. We will learn what we should consider to get it right in the coaching space and show up in partnership with our clients. Join us to learn more!
Deborah Harris is a certified personal and executive coach with an extensive background in leadership development, management, education, and training. Her work is focused in the diversity, equity, and inclusion space, and she is the perfect person to help us learn more. This is a wonderful interview that I’m very excited to share with you.
Welcome to our 300th episode!! I’m so excited to celebrate this milestone, and I’m appreciative of every single step that brought me to this point. To mark this special moment in time, we are doing something very different: my coach, Rick Tamlyn, is turning the tables to interview me. Join us to see how this conversation unfolds!
We all know that part of having a successful business is selling, but most of us cringe at the sound of the word “sales.” Today’s show will teach you how to embrace the reality of selling, including getting past the mindset issues that some of us have around selling ourselves and our services. Come join the conversation to learn more from today’s expert guest!
Catherine Brown is the author of How Good Humans Sell: The Proven Path to B2B Sales Success. As a veteran of 25+ years of B2B (business to business) selling, she understands what it means to build a business during challenging times. She launched her first sales consulting firm in 2003, and now runs the sales training firm, Extra Bold Sales, where she coaches others to sell with confidence. Her sales system includes psychology research that gets to the heart of why people don’t sell effectively, and she trains on the reasons people buy. With honesty and transparency, Catherine shares insights about her sales process that take the frustration and worry out of business development, along with how we can apply our coaching methods to our sales.
Leadership is everything! We are taking a closer look at the importance of leadership and how coaching and leadership partner together in transformation. Our focus is on the roles that inquiry and feedback play in transformational leadership.
Dr. William Torbert is a Leadership Professor Emeritus at Boston College. He has spent his career leading, consulting, teaching, and researching. In addition to consulting dozens of companies, not-for-profits, and governmental agencies, Bill has served on numerous boards. Since his retirement from academia in 2008, he continues his leadership work in various capacities. His most recent book is Numbskill In the Theater of Inquiry: Transforming Self, Friends, Organizations, and Social Science. We have a great conversation about his research around leadership and its accompanying thought patterns and behaviors, along with how those influence the way we receive feedback.
We all need resilience to handle setbacks and adversity in life. Today’s focus is on building that “bounce-back muscle” that enables us to be resilient in the ways we show up in the face of change and grief. Join us to learn more!
Teresa Bitner is a Professional Certified Coach who partners with those who have been knocked down by life and are looking to bounce back to live boldly. She’s a speaker and author whose specialization is resiliency, change, and loss. Building resiliency and learning steps for surviving and thriving in the midst of constant change distinguish those who live boldly from those who live life in fear. Teresa is the author of Soul Love: How A Dog Taught Me to Breathe Again. She is passionate about giving back, as evidenced by her volunteer work with the ICF Austin chapter. She is a former board member and Community Outreach Director, and she serves on the Advisory Council. Through Women for Change and Stand Beside Them, Teresa provides pro bono coaching for women in poverty and veterans and their spouses. In today’s conversation, Teresa openly shares her personal grief journey and why she loves working with people around resiliency.
Today’s show is all about business success. We are weaving thoughts about success concerning freedom in your life, which can make all the difference in creating the life you want. The foundation for the freedom you crave is a financial plan that works, and my guest today has the answers for you. Join us to learn more!
Brian Bogaert is the owner of Next Level Success Coaching. Brian is absolutely passionate about the value of freedom because working for years in corporate America brought him a lack of freedom that “crushed his soul.” He loves helping people reach their financial goals, and he’s totally dedicated to education and empowerment to help people reach the next level of success. In today’s conversation, we’ll look at ways to empower ourselves in creating a financial plan for freedom that allows us to step into our work in the fullest way and not be cut off at the knees when things like global pandemics occur. We want to engage in work that lights us up, but we need a plan in place that opens us up for financial freedom. Brian shares his expertise, mindset, and practical tips to create your financial freedom plan!
How can you engage with a coaching client who is caught in a place of ambivalence about making changes? In addition to the coaching space, this topic is relevant in the workplace both in the employer/employee relationship and in coworker relationships. We are taking a deep dive in this solo episode about how we partner with our clients to help them move past ambivalence. We’ll talk about how our human nature sets us up for a battle with ambivalence, why this is important in the coaching arena, and what we can do as a coach in this space. Join us for a closer look!
Today’s show focuses on a very important aspect of life: our habits. Are your habits working FOR you or AGAINST you? Our habits can influence our confidence level, and confidence is essential in the way we engage with others in the coaching profession. Join us to learn more!
Dr. Jon Finn wrote his best-selling book, The Habit Mechanic: Fine-Tune Your Brain and Supercharge How You Live, Work, and Lead because his life’s mission is to help people be their best in the challenging modern world. His book has been proven to change lives! People have called it “a manual for life” and “a toolkit for success.” With over 30 self-improvement tools, it’s like three books in one!
Dr. Jon Finn founded the award-winning Tougher Minds consultancy and has three psychology-related degrees, including a Ph.D. He has worked in performance psychology, resilience, and leadership science for over 20 years. Tougher Minds uses cutting-edge insights from psychology, behavioral science, neuroscience, and world champions to help organizations develop “Habit Mechanics” and “Chief Habit Mechanics” made of resilient people, outstanding leaders, and world-class teams. Having trained and coached over 10,000 people, Dr. Finn and his colleagues work with global businesses, high-growth startups, individuals, elite athletes, coaches and teams, leading educational institutes, families, the UK government, and think tanks.
As we focus on doing more, creating more, and earning more, we lose sight of THE most important thing: self-care. Physically and mentally, our health and well-being are critically important to our satisfaction and success–so why do we often ignore self-care? Self-care practices can run the gamut from luxurious indulgences to very simple breathwork and hydration; ultimately, we want to be our best so we can bring our best to our clients. Join us to learn more from today’s guest!
Dr. Stan Ward knows that the world needs leaders committed to relationships and results. He also knows that creating harmony and productivity is easier said than done. As founder and principal at Influence Coaching, LLC, Dr. Ward partners with leaders to reduce unnecessary conflict, beat burnout, and create sustainable positive change so that they can succeed personally and professionally. Dr. Ward’s clients experience transformation within three months of starting their work with him, and they report lasting results long after they complete his six-month coaching program. Besides his work as a coach and his experience as a professor and administrator in higher education, he is also the author of How to Beat Burnout for Yourself, Your Family, and Your Team, and the co-editor of Ethical Leadership: A Primer. In today’s episode, Stan explains how to face forward into life’s stressors and demands and why we cannot ignore self-care. He shares transparently about his personal experiences when burning the candle at both ends and how he helps clients transform and see long-lasting results through his work to combat burnout. Stan is truly one of my most favorite people, and I’m thrilled to introduce him to our audience today!
Today, we will be diving into some things that the global organization, The International Coaching Federation, is doing to grow the industry and change with the times as it meets the needs of a diverse world.
I am delighted to have Anik Clemens on the show today to discuss what the ICF has done and is doing to grow the industry globally. Anik joined ICF Global in October 2018 as a Regional Development Manager, then Volunteer Engagement Director, and now Strategic Development Director for North America, Latin America, and the Caribbean. In this role, her focus is on developing local and regional markets, deepening member and volunteer engagement, developing long-term partnerships, and sustaining healthy chapter communities.
There is SO much noise vying for your attention in the world. The reality is that what works and is right for someone else might not be the best path for you. So, how do you determine what is the best fit for you? Join us for today’s conversation and learn how to break through the noise and find your authentic voice.
ounded two start-up companies and built a multi-six-figure coaching practice, working with successful leaders and entrepreneurs of high-growth, seven-figure businesses. Sara writes regularly for The Fast Company and Entrepreneur Magazine as part of her Leadership Network. She built her business through trial and error without throwing money to ads or being ever-present on every social media platform, learning that simplicity and a “less is more” approach leads to success. Today, Sara helps other coaches and consultants build their businesses through a personalized version of her proven roadmap to success by helping them select 2-3 core, relevant strategies that help them soar. She loves helping others build high-value coaching practices in simple and cost-effective ways with the clients they love.
One of the most important parts of the coaching business can also be daunting and frustrating. We are talking about those discovery calls, or consultations, that we have with prospective clients. How do we create an environment that invites the prospect in, while realizing that every prospect is not going to be an ideal fit for us? We are covering it all in today’s show, from the preparation of the call to the follow-up. Join me to learn more!
My guest today , Tracy Winter, Ph.D.,does intriguing work in the neurodiversity field, working with gifted people and those diagnosed with ADHD, autism, and more. Join us to open up your mind to all the different areas of life in which coaches can touch and help people.
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