As a coach working one-on-one with business leaders, I’ve seen firsthand how profoundly listening can impact personal and professional growth. As Marion Franklin says in her book The Heart of Laser Focused Coaching, “a masterful coach learns to listen in a deeper way”. Listening authentically with empathy is key. It means making eye contact, restating […]
Hey everyone, I wanted to share this quote from Tony Robbins about goals being like magnets and share some fascinating insights about goals and attraction, backed by science, particularly the reticular activating system (RAS). Firstly, let’s explore what the reticular activating system is. The RAS is a network of neurons located in the brainstem that
I just wrapped up my last workshop of the year with the incredible team at China Southern Airlines in Guangzhou! It has been an absolute honor and pleasure to collaborate with such a talented group, helping them develop confidence, presentation skills and executive presence over the past two days. The enthusiasm and dedication displayed by
In today’s fast-paced business environment, an organization’s most important asset is its people. While strategy and technology undoubtedly play key roles, it is ultimately the skills, engagement and innovation of a company’s workforce that determine competitiveness and long-term prosperity. With this reality in mind, leadership must focus on continuously developing talent through supportive initiatives that
As 2023 draws to a close, now is the ideal time to reflect on the year that was and focus our energy on personal growth heading into the new year. The hustle and bustle of the holiday season presents an opportunity to pause, look inward, and evaluate where we have been while also planning where we want to go. Taking even just a few hours this month to refine our goals and commitments can help ensure 2024 is our best year yet.
As a workshop coach and facilitator, adapting your training style to different cultural contexts is key. Whether working with multinationals in China, Southeast Asian firms expanding abroad, or any cross-border collaboration, an awareness of cultural nuances can make or break your events. Here is a step-by-step guide to designing culturally sensitive workshops based on my
In my time working as an executive coach and facilitator, I’ve had the privilege of helping clients from all walks of life achieve their professional goals and unlock their full potential. Whether working with teens, undergraduate business students, mid-career managers, or C-suite executives, one question I’m often asked is – what exactly is the difference
World Mental Health Day, observed annually on October 10th, is a crucial reminder of the importance of mental health and its impact on our overall well-being. In a world that often prioritizes physical health, this day serves as a collective call to recognize, support, and prioritize mental well-being. It reminds us that it’s okay to
Greetings from the road, where excitement mingles with the hustle of a traffic jam as I make my way to the airport! The next 15 days promise a whirlwind adventure, taking me from the vibrant streets of Shanghai to the historical splendour of Beijing and beyond. Join me as I embark on a journey of
In today’s interconnected global landscape, effective communication and collaboration have emerged as linchpins for success. The recent two-day communication and collaboration workshop, held for a diverse cross-cultural team hailing from Japan, Hong Kong, Thailand, Taiwan, and the Philippines, illuminated the critical importance of these skills in fostering productivity, teamwork, and leadership in our modern world.