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Unlocking Your Creative Potential with Jeff Leisawitz
Episode 34th May 2023 • The Mindful Coach Podcast • Brett Hill
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When we give our gift of creativity to the world, we become the gift because we show others that they can be seen, expressed, healed, and connected.

- Jeff Leisawitz

Discover how Jeff Leisawitz's journey from aspiring rock star to renowned coach took an unexpected turn when he unlocked the power of storytelling, leading to a profound impact on his clients. But what was the unexpected twist that propelled him down this path? Keep reading to find out.

In this episode, you will be able to:

  • Disarm your inner critic by mastering speed wrap exercises for creative prowess.
  • Fortify connections with others by embracing vulnerability and sharing exclusive stories.
  • Enhance your coaching practice by harnessing the transformative power of storytelling.
  • Explore innovative ideas with the structured jam approach moving beyond standard sessions.
  • Tap into client potential through deep listening and fostering mindfulness in coaching.

My special guest is Jeff Leisawitz

Introducing Jeff Leisawitz, an inspiring storyteller and creative guide passionate about helping others unleash their imaginative potential. With a background in writing, teaching, and speaking, Jeff has made it his mission to assist individuals from various artistic fields in discovering their own unique stories and finding ways to share them with the world. As part of The Mindful Coach Association, Jeff has collaborated with screenwriters, painters, and

The resources mentioned in this episode are:

  • Visit Jeff's website,, to engage in his speaking, conferences, and workshops, and to purchase his books.
  • Practice the Speed Rap exercise for 10 minutes a day to tap into your subconscious and find material for your writing.
  • Identify your core wound or pain to create authentic and relatable stories.
  • Join The Mindful Coach Association to find resources and connect with other creatives.

Reflecting on Your Story

To effectively use storytelling in coaching, coaches must first reflect on their personal stories and understand the experiences that have shaped their lives. This self-awareness allows coaches to connect with their clients on a deeper level, fostering empathy and enhanced understanding. During his conversation with Brett Hill, Jeff Leisawitz discusses the importance of self-reflection and gaining insight from one's past experiences. Jeff's insights convey the importance of delving into one's own past, and how this understanding can pave the way for a stronger connection with clients. By sharing their own journeys and struggles, coaches can inspire their clients to trust, open up, and explore their own stories, leading to powerful coaching sessions and transformative outcomes.

Finding Your Why

Understanding the purpose behind storytelling and coaching is essential in connecting with clients and achieving meaningful impact. Connecting with one's own reasons and motivations for coaching enables coaches to approach their work with passion and conviction, ultimately leading to more successful and transformative client relationships. From the podcast episode, Jeff Leisawitz highlights the importance of finding one's why and its difference in the coaching experience. Jeff's perspective emphasizes the need for coaches to connect with their passions and stories, ultimately allowing them to better support their clients in their personal growth and development. The power of storytelling, according to Jeff, stems from its ability to translate deep emotions and experiences, making it an invaluable tool for coaches to create a meaningful connection with their clients.

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