In a time that is rife with divisiveness in the exterior, how do we consciously integrate polarities within ourselves? In this conversation with mindfulness teacher Thomas McConkie we dive into the foundations of Integral Polarity Practice, its origins and applications, ascending versus descending streams, the value of voice dialogue, the deeper workings of polarity and the pitfalls of the construct-aware stage. Thomas McConkie is the founder of Lower Lights School of Wisdom and has a passion for the world's Wisdom traditions. He is trained as a developmental researcher, facilitator, and mindfulness teacher. He hosts the Lower Lights Sangha in Salt Lake City, Utah with the intention of creating a generative environment where seekers of diverse faith orientations can discover new depths and heights in their evolving personhood. Thomas is the host of the Mindfulness+ podcast and the author of the book, Navigating Mormon Faith Crisis.
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117 - Dom Liber: The Practice of Inquiry and its Potency to Transform
1:13:13There are many avenues of exploration into the psyche; Inquiry is one that brings an aliveness and immediacy that can give rise to a sense of wonder, possibility and radical awareness. In this conversation with Diamond Approach teacher Dom Liber we explore the practice of Inquiry, how it differs from analysis, the role of somatic sensing and language, applying Inquiry in coaching practice and potential pitfalls for coaches. Dominic C. Liber is an explorer, writer and teacher of the inner world. He follows a lifelong fascination with both magic and mystery, science and sense. He has been on the inner journey teaching meditation for over thirty years, a Diamond Approach student for over twenty years, and a Diamond Approach teacher since 2015. A former actuary and one of the founding partners of LeapFrog Investments, a global leader in impact investment, Dominic now works entirely with the Diamond Approach. He leads groups and works with students mostly in the UK and South Africa.
116 - Ann Weiser Cornell: Focusing & The Forward Movement of Life
1:17:13We can only move forwards if we start where we are; a powerful approach we can adopt as coaches is to cultivate deep presence and from there allow a forward movement to emerge organically. In this conversation with Focusing expert and innovator Ann Weiser Cornell we dive into the practice of focusing, how it works, why it’s so effective, working with emotions and parts, the wisdom of the body and the foundations of our inner world. Ann Weiser Cornell is internationally recognized as one of the leading innovators and theoreticians of Focusing. She has taught Focusing in eighteen countries and her Focusing books and manuals have been translated into seven other languages. Ann is well-known in the Focusing world for her attention to the language that facilitates Focusing, her popular manuals, and her co-creation with Barbara McGavin of Treasure Maps to the Soul, a body of work applying Focusing to difficult areas such as addiction, depression, action blocks, self-criticism, and unfulfilled desire.
115 - Linda Graham: How to Help Your Clients Cultivate Resilience
1:10:59In these uncertain times of global upheaval it is more important than ever to cultivate resilience; both in ourselves, our clients, and our communities. In this conversation with psychotherapist Linda Graham we explore transfering lessons from individual to collective resilience, the power of hope, cultivating resilient emotions, calming the nervous system, fostering positivity and working with the unsure part. Linda Graham, MFT, is an experienced psychotherapist, bestselling author and international speaker. She integrates modern neuroscience, mindfulness practices, and relational psychology in her worldwide trainings. She is the author of Bouncing Back: Rewiring Your Brain for Maximum Resilience and Well-Being, winner of the 2013 Books for a Better Life award and the 2014 Better Books for a Better World award.
114 - Veronica Olalla Love: The Power of Deep Listening
1:13:08Attuning to different levels of perception through our quality of listening is something we do naturally as coaches, but learning to navigate this skill with even greater nuance is a limitless endeavour that is endlessly rich. In this conversation with CEO and facilitator Veronica Love we dive into the crisis of listening, the limitations of obvious realities, dynamic coherency, the power of pausing and non-conceptual modes of perception. Veronica Love is the Global CEO of The Newfield Network and an international facilitator who trains leaders and coaches who change the world. Veronica has lead Newfield's signature coach training and leadership programs internationally in 8 countries and in two languages. She has trained everyone from individuals, to coaches, to entrepreneurs, to leaders in top organization such as NASA, Google, Fortune 50 Consulting Firms, Niki, IBM, The World Bank and more. Veronica’s unique light and playful demeanor compliment her capacity for depth and impact. She powerfully integrates language and emotions, and how they show up in our bodies to encourage learning and new awareness that helps us create new results in the world.
113 - Jeremy Lent: Towards a Culture of Fractal Flourishing
1:14:42As we collectively question the foundations of our global culture, its systems, and our individual lifestyles, we are in great need of guidance around human identity, values and how we create meaningful and life-honouring lives. In this conversation with author Jeremy Lent we dive into the methods and impact of meaning-making, the history and cultural differences of the human identity, mirror neurons and group coherence, hedonia and eudaimonia, and the possibility of fractal flourishing. Jeremy Lent is an author whose writings investigate the patterns of thought that have led our civilization to its current crisis of sustainability. His award-winning book, The Patterning Instinct: A Cultural History of Humanity's Search for Meaning, explores the way humans have made meaning from the cosmos from hunter-gatherer times to the present day. He is founder of the non-profit Liology Institute, dedicated to fostering an integrated, life-affirming worldview that could enable humanity to thrive sustainably on Earth.
112 - Bob Anderson & Nicholas Janni: A New Order of Consciousness
1:12:40The emerging edge of leadership and innovation lies in the realm of the intangible. How can we become more comfortable with moving into not-knowing, given that our transformation as a culture depends on it? In this conversation with Nicholas Janni and Bob Anderson we explore the subtle capacities that are necessary for creating fields of innovation, the psychological threshold of not knowing, working with shadow, integral consciousness and the power of group amplification. Nicholas Janni has spent 30 years researching ‘the zone’ of peak performance and studying multiple mind/body disciplines. Over the last 15 years he has gained an international reputation for his transformational coaching and leadership development seminars. He works with CEO’s and senior leadership teams worldwide, is a former Associate Fellow at The University of Oxford Said Business School and teaches regularly at the IMD in Lausanne. Bob Anderson is the founder, Chairman and Chief Development Officer of The Leadership Circle and the Full Circle Group. Over the past 35 years, Bob has dedicated his career to exploring the intersections between leadership and mastery, competence and consciousness, spirituality and business. He works with CEOs and leadership teams to help them improve their leadership effectiveness and is the co-author of the book, Mastering Leadership, described as the next seminal work in the leadership field.
111- Keith Merron: The Process of Transforming Paradigms
1:09:31As coaches it’s our job to map the internal world of our clients; understanding their unique paradigm from which they view and engage with the world is fundamental to deep transformation. In this conversation with organizational consultant Keith Merron we explore what paradigms are and how they are formed and transformed, the change process, mapping the client’s paradigm, meeting the paradigm’s needs and unlocking the pain body. Keith Merron is an organizational consultant and leadership developer and the founder and Managing Partner of Leadership Pathways as well as a partner at Barbara Annis and Associates. Keith’s early research on the relationships between human development, managerial effectiveness and high performance played a profound role in helping shape a whole new field of study called Integral Theory. Keith has designed and led over 100 seminars and workshops for leaders. In partnership with his clients, he has successfully conducted over 25 large-system strategic, cultural, and technical change efforts.
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110 - Thomas Huebl: Facilitating Deep Healing via Individual, Ancestral and Collective work
1:19:01Being aware of ancestral trauma is an important awareness to have as a coach, but what does that look like in our work with clients? In this conversation with spiritual teacher Thomas Hübl we explore the deeper layers of individual ancestral and collective trauma integration, working with subtle sensing, the process of numbing, collective healing spaces and becoming living updates. Thomas Hübl is a renowned teacher, author, and international facilitator whose lifelong work integrates the core insights of the great wisdom traditions and mysticism with the discoveries of science. Since 2004, he has taught and facilitated programs with more than 100,000 people worldwide, including online courses which he began offering in 2008. The origin of his work and more than two decades of study and practice on healing collective trauma is detailed in his book Healing Collective Trauma: A Process for Integrating Our Intergenerational and Cultural Wounds.
109 - Jim Dethmer: The Power of Presence
45:57What are we really doing as coaches? What is the key beyond the tools that creates transformation in our clients? In this conversation with conscious leadership coach Jim Dethmer we dive into the topic of presence and leadership coaching, the root causes of avoiding presence, creating sustainable transformation and key presence practices for coaches. Jim Dethmer is a coach, speaker, author, and founding partner at The Conscious Leadership Group. He has personally worked with over 150 CEOs and their teams to integrate conscious leadership into their organizations. Jim also leads monthly Forums for select leaders in Chicago and New York and trains coaches through The Conscious Leadership Group. He has spoken at Conscious Capitalism, Wisdom 2.0, Mindful Leadership Summit, Northwestern University Kellogg School of Management and USC School of Medicine Greenville. He is co-author of High Performing Investment Teams and The 15 Commitments of Conscious Leadership.