Conversations with Coaches

by Brandon Mergard

MGSCC cherishes its mission every day: To enable and promote better leadership everywhere. And to become even more involved in the coaching community, Brandon Mergard and the team are proud to present “Conversations with Coaches”. In this new podcast, every 2 weeks, you will meet an unmasked leadership hero who will, via their professional career, successes, and errors, offer a real-life, practical, hopeful illustration of w ... 

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Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Episode 10: Brandon Mergard

    Episode 10: Brandon Mergard

    Here’s to the season finale of Conversations with Coaches! Today, MGSCC© CEO Brandon James Mergard will be sharing profound insights on stakeholder-focused coaching. We are excited to explore some burning questions submitted by coaches from across the globe and learn about the transformative impact of this approach on leadership.We want to express our heartfelt gratitude to all our listeners, commenters, and avid sharers who have been a part of this incredible journey throughout the first season. This episode marks the culmination of a remarkable chapter, and we're thrilled to announce an even more captivating second season. Get ready for invaluable tips, real-life experiences, illuminating case studies, and interviews with top coaching experts.This is a golden opportunity to delve deeper into the power of this exceptional methodology, poised to revolutionize your coaching practice and elevate the effectiveness of the leaders you guide.Don't miss out on this exhilarating season finale as we unlock the future of coaching with Brandon!

  • Episode #9: Aaron Wheeler

    Episode #9: Aaron Wheeler

    Get your ears ready and join us for a productive chat on Conversations with Coaches. We're sitting down with the incredible Aaron Wheeler, the athlete-turned-executive coach who has all the secrets to unlocking peak performance in those high-pressure situations.During this episode, Aaron will take us on a thrilling journey through his transformative experiences. He'll share how he skillfully managed egos, found the right balance between individual desires and team unity, and kept his composure in the face of thousands of roaring fans. It's incredible how his unique blend of expertise and teachings from the great coach Marshall Goldsmith has paved the way for him to create an open and comfortable space for his clients, fostering growth and success.Aaron's mantra is "coaching with a smile," and yes, does he bring the good vibes. He's got this light-hearted, future-focused approach to coaching that'll leave you feeling energized and ready to conquer the world. It doesn't matter if you're a seasoned leader or just taking your first steps on the leadership path, Aaron's armed with the tools and techniques to take you to the next level. And of course, an infectious charm that lights up the room and sets the mood while delivering messages that will improve your resiliency — inside and outside the premises of the workplace.Make sure you take advantage of this episode of Conversations with Coaches. It's time to discover that winning mindset that'll shoot you straight toward success.

  • Episode #8: Catherine Cantey

    Episode #8: Catherine Cantey

    Welcome to an exhilarating new episode of Conversations with Coaches®! Join us as we dive deep into the world of leadership development and organizational success with our special guest, Catherine Cantey. With over two decades of corporate experience and a formidable 40-year leadership coaching framework, she is a force to be reckoned with.As a seasoned pro in the field, Catherine's expertise is unparalleled. She has navigated the corporate landscape with finesse, managing multi-billion dollar lines of credit for her clients during her tenure in big banking. Noteworthy is her team's awe-inspiring 90% success rate in directing over 3,000 proposals. Through her firsthand experiences, Catherine has developed a profound understanding of the importance of embracing innovative thinking and action to ensure enduring vitality.Beyond her corporate prowess, Catherine is a true multi-talented professional. With her strategic planning acumen, keen insights into boardroom dynamics, and a wide range of skills encompassing consultancy, training, and conference facilitation, she seamlessly delivers exceptional results. Her clients are consistently amazed by her ability to foster collaboration, facilitate impactful discussions, and conjure up innovative ideas effortlessly.In this not-to-be-missed episode of Conversations with Coaches®, Catherine graciously shares her wealth of knowledge as an industry veteran and leadership expert. Prepare yourself for a transformative journey as she imparts invaluable insights and strategies. If you're hungry for inspiration and eager to learn from the best, seize this golden opportunity to tap into the wisdom of a true leader in the field.Don't wait another moment! Click the link below to immerse yourself in the captivating world of leadership development and organizational success with Catherine on Conversations with Coaches®. Get ready to unleash your leadership potential!

  • Episode #7: Kimberly Gonsalves

    Episode #7: Kimberly Gonsalves

    In a world where challenges loom large, leaders don their capes and become the superheroes that guide teams toward success.Are you ready to unleash your inner leadership superhero? Welcome to Episode 7 of Conversations with Coaches by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching®! Get ready for an extraordinary expedition into leadership development, where the remarkable heroine-leader Kimberly Gonsalves awaits. Prepare to embark on a journey that will leave you in awe, questioning why you didn't tap into your hidden superpowers sooner. Leaders, fasten your capes tightly because this podcast is your ticket to unleashing your leadership skills and unleashing your true powers.With her impressive accolades as an ICF-accredited Professional Certified Coach (PCC) and Co-Active Coach, Kimberly is here to reveal the secrets of cultivating stronger relationships and achieving jaw-dropping results through the power of emotional intelligence and communication skills.Whether you're a go-getting individual contributor, a masterful manager, a dynamic team leader, or a visionary VP or Director, Kimberly's arsenal of professional training, research-backed practices, and battle-tested experience will catapult you to unparalleled success in your role. Equipped with certifications in Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching, EQi 2.0 Individuals & Teams, and Conflict Resolution from eCornell, Kimberly's approach to leadership development leaves no stone unturned.Kimberly's cross-cultural training and facilitation experience, coupled with her education in positive psychology, adult education, diversity and inclusion, and mindful leadership, make her a truly well-rounded coach. She brings a unique perspective to the table, enabling leaders to navigate the complexities of their roles with finesse.In addition, Kimberly emphasizes the importance of mindfulness, habit formation, and self-compassion in effective leadership. By incorporating these practices into her coaching, she equips leaders with the essential tools for success and enables them to unleash their full potential.Prepare to unleash your inner leadership superhero and soar to new heights with Kimberly Gonsalves! Don't let this captivating episode of Conversations with Coaches slip through your grasp. Join, listen, and unravel the secrets to building unbreakable relationships, supercharging your communication skills, and achieving extraordinary leadership results. It's time to don your cape and embark on a transformational journey. Tune in and let Kimberly guide you toward leadership greatness!

  • Episode #6: Michael Beale

    Episode #6: Michael Beale

    🎙️ Episode #6 of Conversations with Coaches by Marshall Goldsmith Stakeholder Centered Coaching® with Michael Beale is out now! Join us in this captivating episode as we dive into the world of coaching with one of the UK's leading experts, Michael Beale. A master of Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Michael brings a wealth of knowledge and experience as a practitioner, coach, and trainer. Discover how Michael's extensive training with renowned figures like Richard Bandler and John Grinder has shaped his unique approach to coaching. As a Marshall Goldsmith certified leadership and team coach, he has honed his skills in helping professionals reach their full potential. From his work at The Henley Business School to his international executive coaching and NLP training, Michael has empowered individuals across diverse industries and backgrounds. Whether you're part of a multinational corporation or a budding startup, his expertise is tailored to help you embrace effective change and achieve greater success and fulfillment. In this episode, we explore the power of communication skills and how they can catapult your professional growth. Michael's insights and strategies will provide you with actionable techniques to enhance your ability to connect, influence, and inspire. Don't miss out on this enriching conversation that will unlock your true potential as a communicator. Tune in now to gain valuable insights from Michael Beale and take your career to new heights.