A Baby step isn’t just for the Babies

In my 1:1 coaching and group classes, I have been teaching this concept from TED on how to create your own vision (what do you want) and design baby steps ...
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Overnight Success – How Realistic is that Assumption?

I sometimes wished one fine morning I will get the results I always wanted; I will get the solution to my problems. But alas it never happened that easily!  My grandma used to ...
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Career Change – 4 Things Helped Me Make the Move

Last week I saw two relevant posts on this topic, one in the Forbes magazine and the other in the TEDx talk. I have been wondering where these article/talks were a few ...
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TED finds the lost ring

I have been busy with this week’s webinar. The topic is from the Power of TED; Empowerment is all I have in my mind. I even empowered myself to be ...
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Katherine’s Time Management Dilemma and the Power of TED

This morning on my way to walk I saw my neighbor Katherine in her signature pink sweatshirt. Both of us were glad to have a company for the walk. The weather ...
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Being an Introvert is not so Bad After All!

Have you ever heard an extrovert having a development plan to become quieter or making an effort to have lone time for them? Probably not too often. But if you ...
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Drive – The Surprising Truth about what Motivates us

Carrot and stick - reward and punishment- is an age-old technique for getting things done by others. The corporate world has adopted this mantra almost as the panacea for employee ...
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The Silly Brain that makes Hasty Decisions

Monday morning @8:35AM: My daughter Farheen is supposed to be at her breakfast table 5 minutes ago. She comes downstairs with a long face, “Mommy, my bracelet is missing”. My ...
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Already Off Track for your New Year’s Resolution? Find out how to do better

Found these statistics - almost all Americans make a new year’s resolution. The bad news is that half of them break their new year’s resolution by January 2 and more ...
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Why Does it Bother Me? The Root Cause of Our Reaction to Others’ Action

A few years ago, I volunteered as a treasurer of an organization. My motivation was to build some skills in accounting work and to get engaged with the leadership team. It ...
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There is always more than one solution!

We are having a record amount of snowfall here in Seattle. My little girl is having the fun of her lifetime, snowball fight, making snowman, sledding, you name it! Though ...
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Empowering Language – Change the Word to Change the Outcome

Language is power.  When we speak, we exercise the power of language to transform reality. —Julia PenelopeWhat, we say and how we say it impacts our own experience and the ...
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Live a Creative Life

[I have recently read this book, The Power of TED* The Empowerment Dynamic. I am writing a synopsis to share the concepts with my readers. This is the second and last ...
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The Power of TED* (Part1)- Victim Orientation and Dreaded Drama Triangle

How many times we feel sad, upset, or mad and act very negatively just “because someone else did it”? We feel we are the victim of someone else’s fault; there ...
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Where IS my passion?

Too often I hear, “I know I hate my job, but I don’t know either what else I would do- I don’t know where my passion is”. I don’t find ...
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What is Coaching

Most of my time as a coach is being spent educating people on the concept of Coaching. Every time I have a hard time explaining the difference between therapy and ...
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How I Decided On Career Change- Software Engineer to a Coach

In 2009 I made this big leap. I left a high paying software job to find what really brings the best in people - started pursuing coaching as a career.  ...
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Everyday Creativity: Find your next best answer

The more I learn about coaching, it boils down to how to make life more satisfying from inside-out, from a higher level of human development. I see Life as our biggest creative ...
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ICF Coaching Client Study – top motivators: Self-esteem, work-life balance & career

Here are some nuggets from the ICF Global Coaching Client Study 2009: Clients are generally satisfied with the coaching experience. In addition to awarding very high ratings to all of ...
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Are you living from outside-in?

"In all of my experience, I’ve never seen lasting solutions to problems, lasting happiness and success that came from the outside in." —Stephen Covey, Author of "The 7 Habits of ...
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Professional Coaching – an Introduction

Ever since I started talking to people around me about my new career as a "professional coach," I have got many questions. "Is this a sports coach", "Is this like ...
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