The Essential Coaching Skills Podcast

A show dedicated to discovering the Coaching secrets and strategies that set the best apart. Interviews with top coaches where they reveal out their essential skills.

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Oct 20th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 6:04 am

Today, I highjacked Doug's Podcast!!!

Michael Johnson here, and I thought it was time we all get to hear Doug's back story.  So on today's podcast, I'll interview Doug to get all the juicy details!  From how he started coaching to how he became the awesome coach we all know and love.  You're not going to want to miss this exclusive interview with the creator of The Essential Coaching Skills podcast. 


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Oct 13th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 2:45 pm

Mimi Peak is the founder and owner of Peak Experiences Coaching, a company that offers the best executive, success and life coaching and coaching-related products to clients worldwide. Mimi has worked with a wide variety of people from billionaires to folks just starting out and is an expert at helping people create lives of satisfaction, success, balance, joy, health and love.


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Oct 5th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 6:04 am
What do the spiritual practice of Kabbalah, Wall Street Banking and Coaching have in common?
Tanya Ezekiel.
After a spiritual awakening inspired her to walk away from her Wall Street Career, Tanya Ezekiel found a way to integrate her deep connection to her spiritual practice with a successful Executive coaching business as the founder and CEO of Conductive Coaching. Find out how in this fascinating episode.
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Sep 29th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 6:14 am

Jonathan Altfeld helps people achieve their goals and dreams as a uniquely talented NLP Master Trainer.

Since 1997, after a successful career in AI (Artificial Intelligence), Jonathan has been offering unique and innovative NLP-based workshops around the globe.

He is also very funny, very nice, and very well-spoken. His Christopher Walken imitation is almost as good as mine. You decide.

Sep 22nd, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 6:14 am

Building on a successful career as a senior manager leading large teams, managing multi-million-pound budgets and operating at board level, Julie now works with companies and organizations that are going through change and need to improve their internal relationships. Her specific expertise is in people management, handling conflict, and effective communication.

Julie is an outstanding executive coach. She’s a certified master trainer in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), a Certified Coach, a certified trainer in Everything DiSC®, a certified Havening Techniques® practitioner, a certified professional speaker, and also a firewalk instructor. Combining exceptional listening skills with a creative and empowering approach, Julie assists organizations and individuals to realize their vision.

Julie loves life and one of her great characteristics is in ‘exploding warmth’ wherever she goes!


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Sep 8th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 6:15 pm

Doug O'Brien is the host of the Essential Coaching Skills Podcast. He is also a certified coach, an NLP Master Trainer, and a Trainer of Hypnosis and the Havening Techniques®. In today's episode, he talks about what he thinks are some essential skills for you to hone to be the best coach you can be and to be successful at coaching.

Sep 1st, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 7:00 am

Dan Millman is a former world champion athlete, university coach, martial arts instructor, and college professor.

After an intensive, twenty-year spiritual quest, Dan’s teaching found its form as the Peaceful Warrior’s Way, expressed fully in his books and lectures. His work continues to evolve over time, to meet the needs of a changing world.
Dan’s seventeen books, including Way of the Peaceful Warrior, have inspired and informed millions of readers in 29 languages worldwide. The feature film, “Peaceful Warrior,” starring Nick Nolte, was adapted from Dan’s first book, based upon incidents from his life.

Much of Dan’s time is devoted to writing and speaking. His keynotes, seminars, and workshops span the generations to influence men and women from all walks of life, including leaders in the fields of health, psychology, education, business, politics, sports, entertainment, and the arts.
Dan and his wife Joy live in Brooklyn, NY. They have three grown daughters and four grandchildren.

Aug 24th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 8:14 am

Stephen is a Licensed Master Social Worker, a National Board Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and a practitioner of Zen meditation of over 20 years. He is a graduate of Fordham University’s School of Social Service and is currently pursuing his MBA at Stony Brook University.


Stephen believes that obstacles and challenges can be used to access our own unique and powerful inner resources.  Each individual’s experience is a workable situation and provides opportunity for greater joy in their life.  Clients are encouraged to nurture a positive relationship with themselves so they may identify, develop, and realize their goals and aspirations.

Aug 17th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 5:48 pm
Dug McGuirk is a dynamic and multi-talented guy! He is an accomplished entrepreneur, musician, producer, and transformational inspirational speaker. He is a Master Practitioner and Licensed Trainer of NLP and Neo Ericksonian Hypnosis. Dug was a top speaker/trainer for Tony Robbins and co-authored Multiple Streams of Inspiration with Jack Canfield.  As a Master Coach, Dug has helped thousands of clients transform at seminars as well as in his private practice. His joy is in helping clients overcome personal obstacles to achieve maximum success. His greatest passion is to help human beings achieve their full potential to live their dreams. His training and experience have given him keen insights and skills to support his clients to “Feed their Passion, and Starve their Fear”.
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Aug 8th, 2020 by the essential coaching skills podcast at 8:00 am
Mark Schall has been an Executive and Life Coach for over 13 years. He is a Lead Instructor for iPEC (Institute for Professional Excellence in Coaching), one of the top coach training schools in the world. To date, he has trained close to 2500 certified coaches around the globe including the US, Canada, and Europe. He has also recently gotten certified in NLP and we’re going to find out why.

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