Tag: ICF

How coaching can support leaders in managing the return to office

The corporate world has been abuzz recently with more organisations mandating that employees return to the office. While some have welcomed the move with...

Employee engagement in a WFA world

The workforce of the world has been imbibing the from Anywhere (WFA) culture over the past several months. Most of the employees are seeing...

Coaching, reimagining organisational culture

Behind every successful executive is the contribution of many others. We will lack humility if we attribute our success only to ourselves! While these others...

Coaching culture – Why organisations need it now more than ever

The traditional workplace culture is rapidly becoming outdated. Technological advances, employee expectations, and new ways of working and collaborating amid the pandemic have all...

Character: The Elusive Key to Leadership

What does it take to be a tennis player? For starters, we need a certain amount of knowledge and skills. We can’t play tennis...

Your leadership or your life?

Are you a Leadership Coach or a Life Coach? A tantalising question, no doubt. How would you answer? The response could be a simple...

How to motivate your team to excellence just by ‘being present’

Leadership presence, executive presence, boardroom presence — many leaders and business professionals spend a lot of time and effort on developing their ‘presence’. They...

Make mental health a part of your return-to-work plan

While people typically tend to resent change, the past year and a half has been fraught with changes and challenges, which were unavoidable. We...

Competing with Self

Philosophically speaking, each of us is unique and logically not in competition with anyone. This realisation gives us a healthy outlook to the world...

Hear out emotions in & out to be an effective leader

A Coach is a person whose role is to shine a light on something that is otherwise not visible to the client's eyes. And...

Personal Mastery – Letting the light shine!

As professionally credentialed coaches by the International Coaching Federation, we are supposedly masters in the art of active listening, offering space for our clients...

Coaching for ‘psychological capital’ – Why it matters and how to...

Psychological Capital is defined as ‘an individual’s positive psychological state of development’, which is characterised by high levels of HERO — the four elements...

Understanding thoughts as energy

The Law of conservation of energy states that – “Energy can neither be created nor be destroyed, but it can be transformed from one...

Dilemmas and decision making – How coaching can help leaders at...

Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

How to recruit, manage & retain talent with a sense of...

Imagine a workplace where you could express your talents and feel deeply connected with the organisation’s purpose. How would that feel? You would sign up...

From CEO to coach

Active listening is a key competency for a professional coach. It is equally important for a CEO to actively listen to his team. So,...

9 coaching tips for daily leadership

Irrespective of what role you perform, the key to every success is relationships and every relationship is made up of conversations held on a...

Create a work-life balance that truly works for you!

Finding a work-life balance is good for both physical and mental health. But many times, heavy job responsibilities steal that balance away. When that...

Coaching as a career amidst pandemic

‘Pandemic’ is a word that combines the Greek words ‘pan’ meaning all and ‘demos’ meaning people. The focus of the word is on the...

Whose duty is to create happy and engaged employees?

In our developing and changing world, one of the most popular concepts of today is undoubtedly employee engagement. Along with the numerical increase and...

Team Coaching—A driver for superior performance and collaboration

Amidst the chaos of last year, leadership and culture across businesses transformed rapidly. Staying relevant meant adapting work styles and leadership styles much faster...

Leadership wellness coaching – Just what your organisation needs today!

It has been a year since the world was hit by the pandemic, consequent lockdowns, lifestyle changes and new ways of working! Everything as...

Building presence: The aim of human existence

Some time ago, I visited a popular hole-in-the-wall Konkani restaurant in Mumbai to gorge on its delicious THALI. On an adjoining table was a...

Human resonance for human excellence

What is resonance? ‘Resonance’ as a word must be understood beyond its dictionary definition. The very dry and restricted definition in a dictionary does not...

Why organisations need human-centred leaders

Businesses are run by human beings. They make operations smooth, create value for the company and its stakeholders and make or break a business. It...

Lessons from a Kiwi coaching in Asia

It has been a journey of joy and privilege to walk alongside young and emerging leaders in the Asian context for the past 10...

Six stages of learning

We are all aware of the four stages of learning, or the ‘Four levels of teaching’, as Martin M. Broadwell, management trainer, described the...

Importance of the 3 new Cs — connection, communication and clarity

Speaking to clients, colleagues and business people alike, I notice that, now more than ever, it is important for us as personal, group and...

Ensure sustainable development through inclusion and empowerment

Almost every major global issue has its roots in some form of inequality. There is an imbalance of social, economic and political power between...

Break free from the coaching myths

‘What’s the difference between a coach and a mentor? Aren’t they the same?’ I am asked this question very often. I have also observed...

Busyness to Business

Research tells us that most of us are underleveraged to the extent of 95 per cent with only about five per cent of our...

4 reasons to enlist executive coaching in your HR philosophy!

Coaching streamlined with the ICF Core Competencies on enhancing leadership in the business world can result in a totally different perspective on how we...

Six ways for a leader to be a coach

Gone are the days when employees would do their jobs, only to earn their salaries. The new generations of employees expect their managers to...

The influence and impact of beliefs

One story that has left an indelible impact on me is that of a baby elephant, chained to a tree to prevent it from...

Acknowledgement — A positive motivator

In today’s hectic environment, people are working very hard to just keep up. The pandemic made us change the way we do business, and...

Surviving & succeeding in times of continuous chaos

When I woke up to the news of battle lines being drawn between two of the world's richest men over India’s lucrative retail market,...

The Secret Mojo for future-ready HR

As we bid adieu to 2020, all of us who want to create a positive people impact, are pondering over ‘what could be the...

Stuck in a mid-career crisis?

About a year ago, a good friend of mine bought a luxury car. He took us for a joy ride around the office block...

Gamifying working-from-home performance

As organisations around the world adapt to working from home (WFH) to create the desired results, HR professionals are rapidly developing a deeper understanding...

How to infuse positivity into your remote-working workforce

A ‘pandemic’! We have heard that term time and again over the years. While the impact of pandemics have found mention throughout history, nothing...

Organisational coaching: Busting the myths

During this period of uncertainty, experts are designing new acronyms, such as VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) and TUNA (turbulent, uncertain, novel and...

A leader’s state of being

Several years ago, I heard a story that had a massive impact on me. It was a story of a golden eagle that moved...

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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ASHA workers protest in Bengaluru, demand timely salary, incentives

On 30 November, 2022, the Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHA), who work in Bengaluru Urban limits, held a protest to draw attention to their...

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workers

Singapore to give work injury compensation, pension coverage to gig workersOn the recommendation of Advisory Committee on Platform Workers, the Singapore government has announced...

Hinduja Group rejigs HR leadership

Ashok Leyland, the commercial vehicle manufacturer and part of the Hinduja Group has announced the appointment of Sanjay V Jorapur as its new president...

100 British companies sign up for 4-day work week

The ‘4 Day Week Campaign’ started by a group — comprising academics from Oxford and Cambridge, along with experts from Boston College, US —...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....

“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...