Wednesday, January 17, 2024

Beyond the Page Podcast ~ The Convergence of Neuroscience and Coaching: Cultivating Thought Leadership and Transformation

We are excited to share with you the next interview in our “Beyond the Page” series featuring Ann Betz

Embark on an enlightening exploration of the human mind with Ann Betz as we unravel the complex ties between neuroscience and professional coaching.

Ann Betz is the co-founder of BEabove Leadership and an international speaker and trainer on the intersection of neuroscience, coaching and human transformation, including BEabove’s flagship program, “Neuroscience, Consciousness and Transformational Coaching”. In the fall of 2023, she launched a new program for on the fundamental Neuroscience of Coaching. Ann is the lead author of Integration, the Power of Being Co-Active in Work and Life (John Hunt Publishing, 2015), and a ground-breaking white paper on the neuroscience of the International Coach Federation’s coaching competencies.

This episode promises to dismantle myths and illuminate the truths that inform our understanding of the coaching brain, blending personal anecdotes from our CTI certification days with cutting-edge insights. Ann sheds light on her article in choice Magazine and her work with, while we reflect on the growth of neuroscience in coaching and the critical need to identify genuine thought leaders in this space.

Dive into the nuanced discussion of neurolinguistic programming (NLP) where we dissect its contentious scientific standing, yet acknowledge its undervalued contributions to coaching. Traversing through time, we draw connections from the human potential movement and ancient cultures to today’s neurological findings. The conversation also scrutinizes the integrity of scientific research, informed by the thought-provoking narrative of “Science Fictions” by Stuart Richie, emphasizing the paramount importance of critical analysis in accepting scientific claims.

In our final segment, we invite you to challenge your perceptions of neuroplasticity and the multifaceted functions of the brain.  Join us for a captivating journey through the cerebral landscape as we link the wonders of neuroscience to the potential for human growth and development.

In this episode, I talk with Ann Betz about his article published in our January 2024 issue.

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