Author: Subash CV

Ask Vs Tell

Ask Vs Tell

#AskVsTell: At work, or outside, do we ask or just tell. Moreso if the role gives us the authority, at times only implied. Like a boss/parent or spouse/partner. Why we do that? Lack of time? What is the excuse? Do we often try to engage in interactions with others as an adult-adult (TA) conversation? Or […]

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Metaphor – Simmering Volcano to Flowers

Metaphor – Simmering Volcano to Flowers

If your heart is a volcano, how can you expect flowers to bloom? – Khalil Gibran While facilitating a session on #metaphors, one of the participants drew his metaphor, on the board, in detail. It was a simmering volcano… ūüôĀ ¬† A couple of months later, he was back in the classroom, with another batch, […]

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Becoming a Coach to Being a Coach

Becoming a Coach to Being a Coach

Coaching comes into our lives when we are ready to move to a higher consciousness. We become a coach when we are ready to move deeper. It does not happen by chance. No one becomes a coach by accident. It is the hero’s journey for the coachee, just as it for the coach. Becoming a […]

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‘Grave’ thoughts help renew life

‘Grave’ thoughts help renew life

The Stanford commencement speech by Steve Jobs was not just inspiring, but a moving one…from one of the icons of the century One certainty¬†of life is death, for sure. We tend to live as though we are immortal? At the same time is it necessary to live with the end in mind or one’s own […]

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Study: The Workplace Is Now the Fifth Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

Study: The Workplace Is Now the Fifth Leading Cause of Death in the U.S.

The #Workplace Is Now the Fifth Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. (Above Diabetes). Hopefully, this doesn’t resemble your workplace or your health may be in jeopardy. WORK-LIFE ‚ÄėiMBALANCE‚Äô?! We all know that¬†stressful workplaces¬†can do a number on our¬†physical and mental health¬†(I’ve been there too at the physical, mental & emotional level, in spite […]

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Organization Culture

Organization Culture

During a recent twitter-chat, the first question was, Q1. What does Organisation Culture mean to you? Some inspiring responses from experts on Twitter. What is it for you? For your organization? My two cents:¬†The soul of the¬†organization Nothing is a coincidence. My Facebook throws up a quote I had shared earlier: Master’s Voice:¬†#Culture¬†is the conscious […]

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Being Trustworthy, Being Regal

Being Trustworthy, Being Regal

Being¬†#Trustworthy Trust and intimacy is an important International Coach Federation coaching competency. For trust is at the core of a coaching relationship, as it is for any other relationship. Trust also has to do with society, culture, including corporate culture? Guilt isn‚Äôt always a positive trait, but one thing it does do is make people […]

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Coach Training Journey : “No-CC” to Mastery

Coach Training Journey : “No-CC” to Mastery

Learning to coach, adding coaching skills to leadership, and incorporating elements of coaching into life… These are all part of the journey of an aspiring, un-credentialed coach when s/he embarks on coach-training. Obtaining a credential is not the end of the journey, but a stepping stone to something bigger, grander and profound. Every coachee/coaching client […]

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Not Too Big To Fail: Why Lehman Had to Go Bankrupt & Lessons For Future

Not Too Big To Fail: Why Lehman Had to Go Bankrupt & Lessons For Future

Risk professionals, Leaders in banking, BFSI: Not Too Big To Fail: Why Lehman Had to Go Bankrupt (Lehman‚Äôs resistance to risk management played a major role in its downfall, according to the firm‚Äôs former chief risk officer, Madelyn Antoncic) As we look around the corner for the next financial crisis, these lessons from history should […]

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