Supporting Your Wildest Dreams

Alison Beierlein and I talk about how I found coaching, and what it was about the industry and the art of coaching itself that pushed me to do it professionally.

Podcast Notes

Summary

Simon explains how he found coaching, and what it was about the industry and the art of coaching itself that pushed him to do it professionally. He describes the journey from business coaching to personal coaching and the inspirations and motivations behind making the transition. Simon talks about the role that support plays in success, and why it’s important to ask people for help. He shares some of his travels, and the passionate projects he and other coaches are working on in different areas of the world. He also talks about the community development work he’s been involved in.

Quotes

  • “Small businesses are easier to get into than large organizations.”
  • “My business becomes a reflection of me and I become a reflection of my business.”
  • “We help them stretch into new and unexplored territory, we help them to drawn an inner strength and find resilience.”
  • “You can’t expect other people to do things that you wouldn’t be prepared to do for yourself.”
  • “Anything can be achieved if you can start to get into that inner state, that mental space where you know that anything is possible.”
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I have learnt to recognise opportunities to step beyond my comfort zone in the pursuit of things that bring me true fulfilment – it was a small tweak that has ended up making a significant difference. We now speak on a regular basis and Simon has become the voice which says “you can do this”.

Keith Banwaitt