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029 Kim Kaase and Phil Goddard

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Coaching Through Adversity
Life often presents us with unexpected twists and turns which sometimes seem to floor us, other times inspire us. In this very open, personal and honest episode, Kim and Phil talk about their recent experiences of running a coaching business through some of life’s toughest times.

Here’s a little more about Kim:
Kim Kaase is a leader of leaders. As a professional business coach, consultant and transformational trainer she supports her clients by working with them to craft a clear personal vision while creating results that are important to them. She uses her background as a designer to creatively solve problems and approach challenges as a coach from a very unique perspective.
Kim's experience in creating breakthrough sales results as well as executing company vision and goals melds perfectly with her coaching career. As a dealer principal, Kim led sales and sales support teams to grow the dealership from $14mm in 2003 to $38mm in just 4 years while industry trends were going in the opposite direction.
Kim graduated from the University of Houston in 1990 with a BFA in Interior Design and a certification in Transformative Coaching. Her career has included work with a vast array of professional services firms and successful entrepreneurs.. She is the Principal at her firm, LEAP Business Coaching. In her free time she enjoys transformational work, bird watching, cooking and creating memories with her son, Rex.
Kim’s vision includes creating a world where everyone leads lives that they absolutely love!

And Phil:
Phil Goddard is an internationally renowned coach, author, speaker, leadership trainer, and lover of life and humanity. He is a published author of three books and the host of The Coaching Life Podcast.

With humour and sincerity, he combines over twenty-one years in I.T. and Telecoms corporate leadership with twelve years as a professional coach, to help organisations build harmonious teams utilising the most potent force in leadership - love. He also works with individuals to help them develop a deeply grounded understanding of the principles behind our human experience and live wonderfully productive, happy lives, connected to love, ease and compassion for humanity.

He has coached Hollywood actors, international models, journalists, artists, authors, film directors, corporate executives, and numerous business owners, leaders and entrepreneurs.

He challenges his work on happiness by following a few English sports teams.

Phil can be contacted via and on Facebook via
He can often be found on the Greek Island of Zakynthos.
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