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Embracing The Future Of Leadership And Coaching

Embracing The Future Of Leadership And Coaching

“Over the last 20 years, I’ve been focused on how coaches go from novice to good to expert. . . It’s easy to be a good coach; it’s very hard to be a great coach. How do we get better?” @DavidBPeterson (@Forbes) 3 trends:  1. Self-directed development for leaders – Reflective, feedback: “Leaders are getting better at self-directed development. […]

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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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