Author: Leon VanderPol

The Lamp Post Distinction
Inspiration

The Lamp Post Distinction

Years ago I received some interesting material on the art of client enrolment from the business coach Steve Chandler. In it he shared something called the “Lamp Post Distinction.” For some reason, it really struck a chord with me—perhaps because it was so spot on true. The Lamp Post Distinction […]

Become a Living Expression
Coach training

Become a Living Expression

I have long been interested in consciousness, in particular what it takes to shift or elevate consciousness. Consciousness is the underlying determiner of all behaviour, and shifts in levels of consciousness can produce radical shifts in perception and understanding. I’m sure you can see why this matters in coaching. One […]

Let’s Celebrate Sameness!
Inspiration

Let’s Celebrate Sameness!

  Many years ago, after graduating from university, I strapped a backpack to my back and set off for a year of travel ‘round the world. As you can imagine, I came back in awe of the wondrous and diverse world we live in. Naturally, we want to celebrate that […]

A Spiritualised Mind Is the Goal
Inspiration

A Spiritualised Mind Is the Goal

When you are engaging with another person—a client or anyone else—what are you usually perceiving about them in that moment? Most likely you see his body, her shape, his clothes, her posture, his expression? What else do you perceive? Probably her energy, his emotions, her mood, his attitude, her words, […]

What Could I Possibly Achieve?
Life coaching

What Could I Possibly Achieve?

It’s no secret that this world has a lot of problems and many of these affect a great percentage of the population. In reality, when even one person is affected by anything, all are affected because we are all one. Whatever we do—our thoughts, decisions and actions—will always affect the […]