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How to be mindful? 5 tips to begin your mindfulness journey

How to be mindful? 5 tips to begin your mindfulness journey

Mindfulness- Is it going to change your life radically? Probably not. But, will it help you transform yourself with every small step to greatness? Absolutely. In the previous article on mindfulness (Mindful leadership: making work life better), we noticed how inculcating mindfulness as an inherent trait benefits corporate leaders for a better and more rewarding life […]

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Happiest Places on Earth

Happiest Places on Earth

Had recently listened to a wonderful podcast on 2018 Best Countries on @WhartonBizRadio podcast by @Danloney21. There were a few surprises. Listened to another brilliant podcast on #Happiness, with the author ‘Blue Zones of Happiness’. (Bullet points are my random thoughts, rest of it is from the podcast) After Blue Ocean Strategy & it’s updated version recently, it is good we […]

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Coaches Beware!

Coaches Beware!

Beyond Coaching Psychobabble: Let the Buyer Beware (Manfred Kets de Vries, INSEAD Distinguished Clinical Professor of Leadership Development & Organisational Change)   ‘The advertising pitches of many coaches raise false expectations and seem designed to fool the gullible‘, says the author. Interesting perspective, I may add!   Coaches Beware?! I am tempted to add. This post by the […]

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CoachSutra: Nurture people, leader/coach

CoachSutra: Nurture people, leader/coach

Why do we ignore other sportspersons, esp non-cricketers? Do we need to have a league in every sport to make it remunerative for the players? Then what are sports ministries, and sports bodies? Sad the sponsors have put on cricket-blinkers! “The biggest problem for me there was not going to college,” There is a valuable […]

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Coach Training for Leaders, Aspiring Coaches: Transformational Journey & ICF credentials

Coach Training for Leaders, Aspiring Coaches: Transformational Journey & ICF credentials

Are coaches born or made? Are leaders born or made? #Hyderabad: Once the Qutb Shahi dynastic capital, now a major center for the technology industry. We completed facilitating a group of professionals and leaders, from a diverse background, over the last 3 days (9th to 11th, Feb) at Hyderabad, India. While the last batch at Chennai had […]

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CoachSutra: Being a SuperStar Client – Executive Coaching

CoachSutra: Being a SuperStar Client – Executive Coaching

More from my #RegalJournal. This happened during the release of ‘Kabali’…2017?Had a great coaching session, with a great client: Goal: A client asked me how can I be the superstar of my space. Not necessary like a filmi superstar. Reality/Explore: His perception of himself/self-image, others’ opinion was ‘not even a supporting star’! Options: He was interested […]

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#CoachSutra: Mindfulness as an Executive Coaching & Leadership Development Tool

#CoachSutra: Mindfulness as an Executive Coaching & Leadership Development Tool

#DYK mindfulness can be a #coaching tool? @NewbyCoachLive shares how Recently one of the clients expressed disappointment for not having continued with a meditation practice, for so many years. One of the reason was ‘sheer inability to connect and go deeper, as done earlier’. During the session, #Visualization as a coaching tool was used. In no time, the client could […]

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#CoachSutra: Leader as an Executive Coach  : The Magic, Manifest

#CoachSutra: Leader as an Executive Coach  : The Magic, Manifest

Greetings from Kerala…..ah! Yet another extract from my personal journal, #RegalJournal. Had spent the morning at a temple, re-charging my spiritual battery, thereafter with some elders in the family. In between some ‘work’, coaching & mentoring. Connected with a client yesterday afternoon, for a follow-up coaching conversation. We have blocked time slot on our calendars, […]

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Handling Rejection

Handling Rejection

From my #RegalJournal: ‘On a day when a lot of small positive ‘coincidences’ happened, just got a ‘No’ message for a corporate. End of the day… (no coincidences, only miracles?) Is the eclipse to be blamed 🙂 Rejection is not easy!’ (even for a coach) (PC Pixabay) Maybe the client or me not ready, yet. And I am […]

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