My coach once asked me: What is that one thing that holds you back from doing what you want? I said: Overthinking. The consequence is inaction. Analysis-paralysis – that’s my biggest challenge. I was reminded of this when my friend T, called me a couple of days ago, to give me the big news that …
What is more productive – spending time analysing failure or understanding what makes us successful as well? The answer to that made a big difference to my mindset
Discover the unconventional career of Shweta Anand Arora, Founder and CEO of The Core Questin in conversation with Dr. Ramya Ranganathan.
In the previous post, I wrote about Jim Dethmer’s work on Conscious Leadership. The first step – involved getting yourself located around the issue that you are facing. How are you ‘being’ with it in your life – are you responding to it from Above the Line or Below the Line. In case you want to …
As a Coach, I listen to clients describe the problem or issue they are trying to tackle. For ‘A’ the pandemic provided a big bang opportunity for her business, yet productivity is slipping because attrition rates are high. As CEO of the company, ‘D’ is struggling to address resistance and fear amongst her colleagues to …
Coaching from the lens of a coachee (client). We often hear about outcomes from coaching, but wonder what the process feels like. A wonderful read in which Prameet Kamat narrates his coaching journey with Shweta Anand Arora.
BE Do and HAVE are three of the most powerful words in our life. Successful leaders ask themselves who they need to or want to BE before they start DOing. They almost always follow BE DO and then HAVE – in that order. What happens if you flip the order?
For very long, leadership has been defined in a certain way. A charismatic yet distant presence that wields authority and power. However, in today’s world, leaders like Jacinda Ardern for example, point to the fact that a new model of leadership is emerging. One that is based on a very different set of principles.
There is magic waiting to happen when we can truly be ourselves at work. But is it always possible? Does authenticity jeopardise success?
If we have to live our full brilliance as leaders, we have to learn to fight our fears. To know them, to see them, and then to cast them aside and forge on. So how can we do that? These are some ways that have worked powerfully for our clients.