Conversations with Alice are now available as Podcasts in the iTunes store and you can subscribe to them here – that way you’ll get notified immediately when a new conversation is available for download.
Listen to Alice explain “happiness” – what it is, how best to pursue it, and what you can do to make sure you’ll have a happy new year too.
Thomas asks Alice questions about her coaching and training in the past year and this leads to a discussion of how to enrich your life by focusing on five areas; changes in any of these will make a massive difference, so imagine you’d work all five of them!
Alice and Thomas reflect on their first 20 years of wedded bliss: how they set out 20 years ago, who they learnt from, challenges they had to overcome and why they keep being so excited about their life together.
Alice and Thomas discuss a recent ballroom dance competition they participated in: why it’s important to seek out situations that stress and stretch us, how we all learn new skills in different ways and how we can overcome meltdowns and performance nerves.
Alice has a conversation with Clare Robinson, the founder of Clarety, who creates thriving cultures through leadership coaching and wellness programs. They discuss the differences between generations affected by burnout and exhaustion, the toll it takes of not being able to be yourself in the workplace, the importance of energy balance and how to obtain it and the necessity for leaders to take care of themselves so they can better serve others and can perform in a sustainable way.
For some people it’s really easy to define outcomes and set goals while others feel uncomfortable and have a difficult time with it. Alice and Thomas are having a conversation about his dislike for setting SMART goals and find out what the reason for that is, and how to turn it around.
Alice and Thomas have a conversation about the relationship between what’s important to us (our values) and what we want in life (our desired outcomes), how one drives the other and what happens when the two are out of alignment (think about driving a car with the brakes on).
Alice and Thomas have a conversation about the importance of giving and receiving great feedback, how to do both well (giving AND receiving that is) and how to get even better at it by considering the differences between men and women.
Alice and Thomas talk about what happens when a team member is moved to a new role and what’s important to ask and take care of in order to make the transition successful. They talk about “round pegs in square holes” and what can be done to make them a good fit.
Alice and Thomas have a discussion about how they find that having fun and experiencing joy while doing or learning something has a noticeable impact on your performance. Plus you get to learn the difference between “expedential” and “exponential” ;).
Alice and Thomas talk about their experiences of creating a business as a couple, what the most important question to ask is when you start out and how having a business together is really like making and raising a baby!
Read a related blog post: What Babies and Businesses have in common.
Alice and Thomas talk about what Valentine’s Day means to them and about the importance of romance and how it’s something that doesn’t just happen but needs to be done proactively, every day.
Thomas asks Alice questions about her recent 2016DISCOVERY workshops: what they did on the day, what the major takeaways are and how The Communication Code TM is helping people to understand themselves and others better. Plus you’ll hear Alice and Thomas discover a “new” field worthy of further study: relationship tectonics! 🙂
Alice and Thomas talk about spending “An Evening with Oprah”. Their impressions and take-aways, and what inspired them most.
Alice and Thomas share their experience of learning to dance, how it has enriched their relationship, made them aware of their different learning styles, taught them more about working together as a team and the value of a great learning environment.
Alice and Thomas have a conversation about “The Force”, where it comes from, what it can do for us and when we all need to use it.
Alice and Thomas have a conversation about why it is so important to pace someone else’s experience when we want to lead them, or convince them of something, be that in business, relationships or in our families, and why we have to be comfortable with entering someone else’s world when we want to make a difference there.
Alice and Thomas have a conversation about the reasons why some goals never seem to happen while others are relatively easy to achieve and what the essential building blocks for setting successful goals are. Listen to some amazing insights (and Thomas having several “aha” moments) that explain what prevents us from achieving goals or accelerates us towards them.
Alice and Thomas have a conversation about Russell Brand’s performance at the Sydney Opera House, discussing how he sets up his show and what makes him such a charismatic performer.
Thomas has a conversation with Alice where she shares further insights on why many experience an identity crisis, how it prevents people from achieving their dreams and what to do about it so you can get the results you want in your life.
Thomas asks Alice questions about his tennis game: why did he play a lot better a few weeks ago when he started to get back into tennis, and now every game is a challenge. How can he turn this around and improve his game?
Alice is the Founder and Leader of the Instant Insight Academy, which delivers mentoring programs, trainings and online courses in leadership, influence and 21st century education and learning skills.
She has trained thousands of people in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP) and has coached global companies, national brands, Olympians, couples and individuals.
Alice has developed and delivered many unique and powerful training programs and coaching systems for Leadership, Sales, Training & Presentation Skills, Productivity, Relationships and Sports excellence, utilizing whole brain thinking, accelerated learning techniques, on-line training and face-to-face immersion trainings.