Aliveness is the state of truly being! Fulfillment lives in aliveness.
When you feel alive, all your available senses are activated. You can feel the creative energy freely flowing in you like electricity. You feel warm inside even in chilly temperatures. You don’t feel the pain of your sickness. You are truly living your life's purpose.
One of the powerful tools I use in my coaching is perspectives exploration. The way we orient ourselves towards a situation influences what we see and what we do, or better yet, what we believe we are able to do. I see possibilities open up for my clients when they explore other perspectives and choose to stand in a more open and expanded space. They become more creative in the choices available to them, It is beautiful to witness. You know, we all have the power of creative choice, and what we choose to see in a situation, impacts our ability to act in that situation.
Some people say I think like an engineer because I like frameworks. Maybe I became an engineer because I like frameworks, who knows. Anyway, here is a framework I designed for myself several years ago to help me navigate my own career. It's my 3Ls of career development: Learn, Lead, Leap.
As some of you know, I recently got a dog, Zia. She is a strong support pillar for me, both literally and figuratively.
Figuratively, in my coaching, a support pillar is someone or something that exhibits or reminds you of certain qualities that you need to remember, because they are important to you expressing your full self. These qualities are innate in you, whether you recognize that or not, because otherwise, you wouldn't be able to identify these qualities in others.
NZYMES blog provides coaching and leadership tips based on Solu's experiences and her convictions as at when she wrote them.