Welcome to the AC Podcast Channel. Join our diverse range of hosts as they connect with global thought leaders, coaches, and academics to amplify the voice of the AC Community. We will be engaging in meaningful, engaging, and richly diverse conversations and gain actionable tools to support your personal and professional development.
055: Future Fit Coaching with Peter Hawkins
51:35“The ecology is still in the room; we are just not paying attention to it.” Professor Peter Hawkins, leading global thought leader, joins George Warren in an inspiring episode drawing our climate coaching series to a close. Peter shares his thoughts on the challenges the world faces and how coaching needs to change to be future-fit and positively contribute to the ecological and social crises.
054: Climate & Biodiversity Coaching
48:30"Who we are is how we coach." Jackie Arnold, executive & wellbeing coach and Lydia Stevens, executive coach, join George Warren in this contemplative episode on emerging from the global pandemic at different speeds worldwide. This showed how interconnected and vulnerable we are to the things outside of our control and how the pandemic is an early warning of what is present in the world - an unstable climate and increasing biodiversity loss. How do we bring these topics into our coaching practice ethically and sensitively?
053: Climate Change Coaching in Madagascar
45:01Mark Jacobs, Managing Director of SEED Madagascar, an award-winning British charity leading on a wide range of sustainable developments and conservation projects spanning 21 years, joins George Warren for an engaging interview. Mark’s passion and dedication show up in this conversation about the work of SEED and the effects of climate change on the island’s impoverished communities, and how coaching can be part of the solution.
052: Coaching through the lens of nature
43:52“Bringing worlds together and recognizing that nature can be found everywhere”. Elizabeth Wainwright, coach, writer, consultant, and Catriona Horey, leadership coach, join George Warren in this nature-inspired episode. Elizabeth and Catriona share the value they find in approaching individual and collective realities through the lens of the natural world.
051: A Bigger Vision for Coaching
43:45“If we are to solve the climate crisis, we need to change all the major drivers that make global warming worse.” Andrew Gaines, founder of Inspiring Transition and big picture systems thinker and philosopher, joins George Warren in a podcast about the hugely influential role coaches can play in shifting the trajectory of climate change and creating a life-affirming culture. Learn about the bold vision and innovative communication tools that can enable us all to care about a positive future vastly more effectively.
050: The Climate Coaching Alliance Story Part Two
36:40“If only coaching redefined itself to be for a living earth, rather than just for a successful organization, or individual flourishing…." Alison Whybrow, Josie McLean, and Eve Turner, founders of the Climate Coaching Alliance, join George Warren in this profound conversation about their personal and professional journeys, from the conception of the global CCA in 2019 to the active community of 1200 members it has today.
049: The Climate Coaching Alliance Story Part One
32:31“If only coaching redefined itself to be for a living earth, rather than just for a successful organization, or individual flourishing…." Alison Whybrow, Josie McLean, and Eve Turner, founders of the Climate Coaching Alliance, join George Warren in this profound conversation about their personal and professional journeys, from the conception of the global CCA in 2019 to the active community of 1200 members it has today.
048: The Future of Coaching
51:43Hetty Einzig, Executive Coach, Senior Consultant, author, and psychologist, joins George Warren in a compelling conversation on the future of coaching. Hetty reveals why coaching techniques are not just for coaching and discusses how social justice and equality are interconnected along with the environment. Hetty shares the big questions of our time, explaining how, with every choice, every action we take, we need to ask ourselves, what impact am I making?
047: Active Hope practices to inspire positive change
1:06:37"Recognize how important it is to have hopes based on reality." Chris Johnstone, co-author of Active Hope, Coach, and resilience & wellbeing trainer, talks with George Warren about creating a pathway for personal and conversational active hope practices and how to talk about the difficulties surrounding climate change. In this candid conversation, Chris explains how to draw upon the psychology of resilience and behaviour change to help us face problematic issues, nourish our enthusiasm to act for positive change, and grow our capacity to make a difference.
046: Coaching with the Earth in Mind
53:08“It is overwhelming. It's so big; it touches on all parts of our lives." Linda Aspey, founder of Aspey Associates, an international consultancy supporting progressive leaders who create environments that bring about meaningful growth and change, joins George Warren for a podcast conversation about the climate crisis. Linda shares why she became an activist with Extinction Rebellion and how her coaching helps clients understand climate change as a systemic social and environmental justice issue. Resources for this Episode