Coaching Presence Podcast

Based on live conversations in the Coaching Presence facebook group, this podcast welcomes guests to share their coaching journeys with you. In each episode inspirational coaches from around the world share their experience and tools to help you deepen your work. Please join the Coaching Presence community to continue discussions.

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Trailer: Mary Anna Wright Introduces Coaching Presence
Episode 15: What is coach supervision? Philosophy and practice

Alex van Oostveen and Andrew Matthews share some techniques used in coach supervision. They consider what supervision feels like for coaches and talk through some of the underlying theories.

Episode 14: Team coaching and The Game of Teams

Tara Nolan MCC discusses team coaching and the lessons she has learned from her Game of Teams podcasts. She offers insights into the current challenges faced by leaders and our best approach as coaches.

Episode 13: Stillness beads and creative problem solving

Penny Gundry asks if we have become too reliant on words in coaching. She shares techniques with objects that can help access new ways of thinking, closing with a visualisation.

Episode 12: Walking into Awareness – lessons from the Camino

Coach and Mediator Sharon Wakeford shares lessons from walking the Camino de Santiago. Discussing the chafe of interpretation, ourselves as lonely islands and how we might replicate the essence of pilgrimage when physical journeys are restricted.

Episode 11: Be Here Now – mindfulness in coaching

Psychologist Niamh Hannan shares some strategies for using mindfulness to support our work as coaches. She also suggests considerations needed when using mindfulness with our clients. The episode ends with a simple yet powerful exercise.


Episode 10: Designing life after ‘always on’ 

This conversation starts with the question ‘is always on sustainable?’. Karen White offers some suggestions about the role of language in responding to requests, Sharon Jansen shares thinking around the importance of boundaries.

Episode 6: Walking the Grace Trail with Anne Barry Jolles

Discover the five questions that can help you navigate a path to a more meaningful life.

Episode 5: Values and motivation with Jacob Morris

Jacob Morris shares the science behind an understanding of values and how this can supports our clients in uncovering their true motivations.

Episode 4: Wassili Zafiris – Happiness is Depressing

Wassili describes how the pursuit of happiness can create an unattainable goal. He uses an inventory of luck to help create a more meaningful and sustainable approach of fulfilment and gratitude.

Episode 3: Navigating White Water

Sharon Jansen and Karen White join Mary Anna to discuss ways we can stay resilient and assured amid the Covid 19 pandemic

Episode 2: Lessons from loss

Grief expert Mary Anne Trotman shares some lessons from her work on loss to help coaches and their clients rationalise the feelings prompted by the pandemic.

Episode 1: Transformational coach and author

Coach and Author Leon VanDer Pol talks about transformational coaching and shares some exercises to help coaches deepen their presence

Mary Anna Wright introduces the Coaching Presence podcast, created to help coaches become explore and improve their work.
Coaching Presence Podcast