• Sharmin Banu: The Coach Extraordinaire

    My Interview w/ Mindful Leader Practice

    My colleague Anu Arora and I had a great time reflecting on the journey that made us who we have become. We first reflected on our time on the International Coaching Federation Wahington State board as the President and Vice president, where we created a sandbox with a simple idea to promote coaching to the market. In the second part, I shared how I applied to learning towards self-compassion, heightening the quality of listening and being more present in conversations, coaching, and beyond. One of our colleagues described it as: This was an excellent conversation that captured the path of continuous learning and inner transformation. Episode Description In this episode…

  • Coaching,  Uncategorized

    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 the coaching criteria tested, the vast majority of clients also indicated that they were very satisfied with their experience. Further confirming the success coaches are having is the fact that almost all (96%) clients showed that they would repeat the coaching experience given the same circumstances that lead them there in the first place. Interesting facts –96.2 percent of coaching clients report they would repeat their coaching experience. — 82.7 percent of coaching clients report they are “very satisfied” with…