Real Leaders, Real Coaching,
Real Lives

Podcast with Erin Hutchins

Meet your host:
Erin Hutchins, Master Certified Coach

I’m Erin Hutchins. I’m a master executive coach and adjunct faculty at Brown University. I’m also the co-founder of ACT Leadership. I have trained hundreds of individuals from organizations and the Federal Government to become certified professional coaches.  

At ACT, we’re dedicated to empowering employees to reach their full potential. 

Grab a cup of tea or a cup of coffee and join us as we uncover the untold stories of leadership growth and development.

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Welcome to Real Leaders, Real Coaching, Real Lives, a mini-series where we delve into the real life challenges faced by leaders in their professional journeys. I’m your host, Erin Hutchins, and together we’ll embark on a transformative exploration. In this series, we’re shining a light on the resilience, strength, vulnerability, and humanity of leaders as they navigate change, challenges, and growth.

Each episode is unfiltered, unedited, and raw, showcasing the authentic experience of leaders. The core belief driving this journey is that every leader holds the answers within themselves. My role is to partner with them to access those answers. As we progress through this series, you’ll witness the evolution of these leaders as they gain awareness and make conscious choices, ultimately leading to the transformation they seek.

Episode #4: June 21, 2024 | 29 mins 40 secs

Navigating Life Transitions with Openness
and Curiosity

In this episode of ‘Real Leaders, Real Coaching, Real Lives,’ host Erin Hutchins engages in a transformational conversation with Anne, a professional navigating significant career transitions. They discuss the importance of understanding personal patterns, the concept of ‘big R’ versus ‘little r’ responsibilities, and the pursuit of a ‘flow’ state. Anne reflects on her values, insights from journaling, and how she aims to apply these insights to her evolving professional and personal life. The episode concludes with actionable strategies for maintaining intentionality and exploring the unknown future.

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Episode #3: June 13, 2024 | 35 mins 18 secs

Navigating Life Transitions with Openness
and Curiosity

In this episode of ‘Real Leaders, Real Coaching, Real Lives,’ host Erin Hutchins speaks with Anne, delving into her career transitions and exploring deep personal reflections. Anne shares her insights on shifting identity from a mother to embracing new professional adventures. The conversation highlights the importance of openness, managing fears of the unknown, and viewing the future with curiosity and as a gift. They discuss practical strategies for embodying these mindsets, ensuring more intentional and fulfilling transitions. The episode underscores the powerful impact of self-awareness and emotional embodiment in navigating
life’s changes.

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Episode #2: June 4, 2024 | 41 mins 53 secs

Navigating Life Transitions:
A Leader’s Journey to New Beginnings

In this episode of ‘Real Leaders, Real Coaching, Real Lives,’ host Erin Hutchins engages in a transformational conversation with Anne, a professional navigating significant career transitions. They discuss the importance of understanding personal patterns, the concept of ‘big R’ versus ‘little r’ responsibilities, and the pursuit of a ‘flow’ state. Anne reflects on her values, insights from journaling, and how she aims to apply these insights to her evolving professional and personal life. The episode concludes with actionable strategies for maintaining intentionality and exploring the unknown future.

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Episode #1: May 8, 2024 | 34 mins 07 secs

Navigating Life Transitions:
A Leader’s Journey to New Beginnings

In this episode, host Erin Hutchins kicks off her coaching relationship with Anne as she grapples with undergoing a significant life transition from full-time work to a phase of retirement and new possibilities. This unfiltered, raw conversation explores the challenges and aspirations of leaders seeking purposeful shifts in their lives. Through introspective questioning and strategic coaching, Erin assists her client in unraveling feelings of vulnerability, excitement, and the quest for intentional living post-career. By examining patterns of productivity and accomplishment, this episode illuminates the insightful journey of redefining identity and embracing potential new adventures, highlighting the essence of genuine leadership growth and development.

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