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Thursday Apr 13, 2023

This podcast series explores the 'before psychology' game-changing understanding of the human mind that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
This episode is a conversation with Helen Amery, a fellow coach of the understanding behind Quality of Mind, who poses an excellent exploration, the difference between being 'awake' and having an 'enlightened life'.  Do we need to be 'awake' to have an enlightened life?  What do those words even mean? Explore with us on this episode...
The discussion covers:
What do we mean by those words?  A simple description
If we have a recognition of being 'awake' does that lead to an enlightened life?
What makes it hard to have an enlightened life without a recognition of 'our true nature'
Two more words - The difference between 'inquiry' and 'reflection'
How different coaching approaches start from different places; what truly makes the difference
Is this relevant for the workplace? What does it offer?
How psychological safety is an innocent reverse engineering due to a misunderstanding
Some of the indicators that you might be on the path to either....
Curious - want to know more?
During the show we mentioned Helen’s post that prompted this recording. Here’s that original post
To find out about Helen’s work go to her main website where you can find out about her Wild Fig Community, private sessions and free resources Awakening and Enlightenment | Coach and Guide (wildfigsolutions.co.uk)
And for everything relating to The Complete Book of Awakening, go to its publishing website, Thoughtful Raven. There you’ll find a link through to the courses and community for the book. Thoughtful Raven – The home of practical spirituality books.
Listen to Helen on her journey back in 2019 as she starts to have realisations about the principles behind Quality of Mind in this special behind the scenes 3 part mini series
Find out more about Quality of Mind   
If you want to know more about 'becoming awake' check out our new 𝗗𝗜𝗥𝗘𝗖𝗧 𝗘𝗫𝗣𝗘𝗥𝗜𝗘𝗡𝗖𝗘 𝗦𝗘𝗟𝗙 𝗜𝗡𝗤𝗨𝗜𝗥𝗬 programme, which is a simple guide you to experience it direct for you.  
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind
Check out our other episodes, a curated list here
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of articles and posts

Thursday Mar 23, 2023

This podcast series explores the 'before psychology' game-changing understanding of the human mind that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
This episode is a conversation with Quality of Mind colleague Kate Adey. Kate has over 20 years experience in the corporate world - as a consultant and coach. 
Have you ever noticed that spark in life has dulled, or the feeling of joy for no reason has evaporated?  Are you surviving rather than thriving? And if thriving, is it achieved by striving and grind? Many of us are innocently and invisibly 'comfortably numb'.
Sound like you?..Listen on...
The episodes covers:
How as we grow up gradually and subtly the freedom, ease, and joy can disappear from life, but we see it 'just how life is'
The indicators that you might be more 'comfortably numb' than you realised
How this is exaggerated in most organisations and workplaces
Is there an alternative?  What can we do about that?
How do we see the extraordinary in the ordinary
Maybe we have just been looking in the wrong place....
Please leave any feedback or comments on the podcast, and if you want to ask a question please do so here https://sayhi.chat/QoM - we'd love to hear from you!!
Curious - want to know more?
You can find out more about Kate and her website 
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind
Check out our other episodes, a curated list here
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of articles and posts

Monday Mar 13, 2023

This podcast series explores a game-changing understanding of the human mind that operates ''before psychology'' - that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
This episode is taken from the  WTF What The Future?! Podcast series. Where Piers was asked to have a real time coaching conversation with three business leaders Ian Parry, Helen Gillett and Andy Caulton, who were keen to learn more about Quality of Mind
 
In this episode we discuss:
The nature and benefits of the Quality of Mind approach
A mini real time direct self inquiry experiment on 'who we are' 
We've never experienced anything outside of the mind - so what?
What is the nature of reality?  What has that got to with more leadership potential
It sounds too good to be true, so ''how do I.....''
What is the flow state made of? The aperture 
How do you describe Quality of Mind, what it is and what is isn't. 
How do you sell and promote something that appears so different; are people sceptical? 
Curious - want to know more?
The WTF podcast What The Future?!   and the Future Leaders website 
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind
Check out our other episodes, a curated list here
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of articles and posts

Monday Dec 05, 2022

This podcast series explores a game-changing understanding of the human mind that operates ''before psychology'' - that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
In this episode Piers chats with Clare Dimond a wonderful return guest to the show, and this time the topic is about how the personal mind creates a sense of seeking and wanting, and how we can tune into a 'purer' sense of evolving and creating. Clare is a skilled teacher of the understanding behind Quality of Mind, and a prolific and gifted author. 
In this episode we discuss:
What is behind all wants and desires
The red herring of the rewards in life, our peak moments - fuelling the confusion. 
The purpose of resistance - not trying to avoid it and how it is our inner conditioning made external - 
Feel and sensing not thinking about our feelings and emotions
Shifting out of identification and inevitable resistance, and how that leads to curiousity 
Deeper knowing and sensing, obviousness 
Two types of sensitivity: our fluid raw primal 'reality immersion' and our conceptual separated conditioned based sensitivity
The intelligence in how to run the body mind- the sensing and then our innocent identification to that
The natural revealing a way of supporting a body mind to its optimum 
Curious - want to know more?
You can find out more about Clare and her work here
Another episode with Clare What has this got to with how we communicate, lead and turn up at work? 
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind
Check out our other episodes, a curated list here
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of articles and posts

Wednesday Nov 09, 2022

This podcast series explores a game-changing understanding of the human mind, before psychology, that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
In this episode Piers chats with Janick Loewe, Janick is a coach who works with performers and business creators to unlock their full potential. He is a ex Ballroom dancer and won the Professional World Championships in 2014. We explore the topic of human potential and how it works, whether that be on the dance floor or the board room.
This episodes discusses:
Are we hunting for potential in the wrong place
Dancing with what we are our psychology, and what is before psychology
Be the samba!
How potential is very often suffocated by our psychology, our thoughts.
Where to dig, tracing it back to 'i'
The downside of reverse engineering and thinking our way back into flow; 
Reaching potential is subtractive not additive
Curious - want to know more?
You can find out more about Janick and his work here and on Linkedin here
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind 
Some 2 minute 'tasters' of Quality of Mind 
Check out our other podcast episodes, curated into sections
Piers regularly writes about Quality of Mind on Linkedin and has a large collection of articles and posts
To make a comment or ask a question just voice here 

Monday Oct 24, 2022

This podcast series explores a game-changing understanding of the human mind, before psychology, that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
In this episode Piers chats with Quality of Mind client - Mark Lund. Mark was President McCann World Group for UK and Europe - with a remit for about 15 businesses and 5,000 people.
 
This episodes discuses:
Transforming 10 business to behave as one; increases in profit, productivity, and scale
Working in flow, & better decisions. More psychological freedom
The power of recognising the capacity for universal intelligence
QoM is not a normal training; the benefits don't decay like most courses, but continue to grow. The potential is massive
People are yet to recognise how powerful a shift in how you see the world could be - wish I'd done it 10 years earlier!
In todays competitive world QoM is the key to enable the people you work with and the whole organisation to be so much more
Curious - want to know more?
We have a 15min YouTube video version of this conversation here
You can find out more about Mark here
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind
Some 2 minute 'tasters' of Quality of Mind 
Check out our other podcast episodes, curated into sections, including our new 'Not Even 5 Mins' section
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of articles and posts
To make a comment or ask a question just voice here 

Friday Sep 30, 2022

This podcast series explores a game-changing understanding of the human mind that operates ''before psychology'' - that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
In this episode Piers chats with Frans Rensen, a return guest to the show, and this time the topic is about how Quality of Mind can dramatically shift the quality of the output and outcomes from workshops and meetings. Frans is an experienced corporate coach, with a background in Agile methodology and now also specialising in Quality of Mind.
In this episode we discuss:
How for some people this can be their first experience of the power of Quality of Mind
What happens for people when they free themselves from their thinking limitations in a workshop
How come we are invisibly shackled by our mind, especially in the workplace, but it is normalised
There is a practical relevance and tangible power to the 'oneness' that can be felt
Uncovering the nuggets of gold that solve big ''problems''
How starting with Quality of Mind improves or removes the need for traditional facilitation structures and techniques  
Curious - want to know more?
Frans's profile on Linkedin
The previous episode where Frans describes how Quality of Mind is the missing piece  Agile change
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind 
Some 2 minute 'tasters' of Quality of Mind 
Check out our other podcast episodes, curated into sections
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of articles and posts.

Wednesday Sep 21, 2022

This podcast series explores a game-changing understanding of the human mind, before psychology, that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
In this episode Piers chats with fellow coach John Patrick Morgan. John is a philosopher and champion for being. He leads a team of Creating Champions who teach, coach, and guide thousands of entrepreneurs and artists in being more free, loving, and powerful. By learning and embodying the Creating perspective, their clients achieve a union of outcomes in spiritual growth, material success, and social impact. He walks his talk, lives what he teaches, and has a genuine and powerful commitment to creating.
This episodes discusses:
Exploring the 'Sailing .v. Rowing' metaphor
The nature of creation - The big bang goes on banging
Clarity, Certainty and Commitment  - What's the difference? 
'Allowing to be created' .v. 'Making it happen'
Neutral intention in creating goals - The dance of 'Both ... And...'
Plans .v. serendipity & synchronicity
Creating shared dreams in business
How the self gets in the way of creating
Commitment is what happens when you don't say no to love
Curious - want to know more?
You can find out more about JP and his work; ''Creating'' here and his personal website here he is on YouTube and Insta and there is a neat quiz, for you to try The Ultimate Creator Calculator™️! 
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind 
Some 2 minute 'tasters' of Quality of Mind 
Check out our other podcast episodes, curated into sections
Piers regularly writes about Quality of Mind on Linkedin and has a large collection of articles and posts
To make a comment or ask a question just voice here 

Thursday Aug 11, 2022

From the QUALITY OF MIND Podcast
 
Part of our new 'Not Even 5 Mins Series'  -
 
Ep4: 'Where can we seek stability?'
A excerpt from the episode ''Our Innocent Mistake with Psychological Safety - Seeking Stability in an Unstable World - A conversation with Joel Drazner'
Link to the full episode  
Please leave any feedback or comments on the podcast, and if you want to ask a question please do so here https://sayhi.chat/QoM - we'd love to hear from you!!
 
Curious - want to know more?
Check out our other podcast episodes; a curated list here
Watch past clients talk about the power of Quality of Mind here
For a more in depth looking into the nondual understanding behind Quality of Mind  listen here  or here
Find out more about the relevance of Quality of Mind  
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of posts

Thursday Jul 14, 2022

This podcast series explores a game-changing understanding of the human mind 'before psychology' that can exponentially increase the performance, resourcefulness and well-being for any individual or organisation.
This episode is the second conversation with Katz Kiely a digital transformation consultant who as well as decades of experience in transforming organisations, hosts the wonderful Humans Leading Humans Podcast.  In our first conversation we discuss what is behind transformation and leadership, and how counter many corporate cultures are to facilitating change. In this second conversation we get more into the aspects of the Mind that need to realised in order facilitate exponential human potential and change
The episodes covers:
''Being 100% yourself'' - what does that mean?
Flow state  - what is behind it?
Seeing what people are (and are not) will change how organisations operates
The folly of stability seeking in psychology
Realisations:  Meta and practical 
What is common in common sense  
The false deification of the self and being a super human
Please leave any feedback or comments on the podcast, and if you want to ask a question please do so here https://sayhi.chat/QoM - we'd love to hear from you!!
Curious - want to know more?
Part One: The first conversation 
he Humans Leading Humans podcast
You can find out more about Katz and Beep and the CREATE framework
Find out more about Quality of Mind 
Subscribe to our Quality of Mind Youtube channel for a series of 2 min videos all about Quality of Mind
Check out our other episodes, a curated list here
Piers Thurston regularly writes about Quality of Mind on LinkedIn and has a large collection of articles and posts
 

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