“The way to get started is to quit talking and start doing.” – Walt Disney These wise words from Walt Disney have been inspiring people to take action for decades. As someone who has struggled with a fear of running due to past knee injuries, I truly understand the mental block that words can create […]
Empowering Expats to Thrive in a New Environment: How Cultural Training Can Ease Business Assignments in China
Adapting to a new culture is challenging. As someone who has lived in China for over 20 years, I have seen many expatriates struggle with culture shock and difficulties integrating into Chinese society. That’s why I offer cultural integration workshops and coaching services to help ease the transition for foreigners coming to China. In my
One of the most challenging yet rewarding parts of being a coach is helping clients overcome frustration when it comes to implementing changes and achieving goals. Here are some thoughts on why clients may become easily frustrated, and techniques coaches can use to help build resilience and self-esteem. Reasons for frustration: Through my years of
Hey guys today I want to delve into the topic of goals and motivation—specifically, the distinction between “have-to” goals and “want-to” goals, and how they relate to extrinsic and intrinsic motivation. Imagine waking up in the morning with a list of tasks that you feel you “have to” complete. These have-to goals are typically driven
As we grow and evolve in our personal and professional lives, it’s crucial to continue learning and developing ourselves. This is especially true for those in the coaching industry, where keeping up with the latest techniques and trends can make all the difference in providing effective support to clients. Yesterday, I had the privilege of completing a 6-month, 125 Hours ACSTH coaching training program, a significant milestone in my coaching journey. I trained with the wonderful Luba Diasamidze with Istok Coaching
It’s easy to fall into patterns of behaviour that seem to serve us well, but can ultimately hold us back. When it comes to our careers, these habits can be especially detrimental. The good news is that by recognizing these habits and actively working to overcome them, we can build the skills and traits that lead to success.
As a coach, I often see firsthand the impact that reading can have on my clients’ personal and professional growth. Reading widely and regularly is a crucial aspect of lifelong learning and self-improvement. It is essential for developing our mental muscles, improving our mental health, and ultimately leading a more fulfilling life.