Hope you are creating what you dream of! - my wise teacher
I recently reconnected with a wise teacher of mine, and in her usual way, she left me with some wise and simple words: "Hope you are creating what you dream of!"
Many times, we go through life doing what we do but not what we really want to do. Why is that?
Last week marked the end of my coaching certification classes. Over these past 25 weeks, I've deepened my coaching expertise with 7 peer coaches and 5 master coaches from across the globe. I feel many things, among which are a sense of accomplishment for what has been and excitement for what is to come.
Some readers asked me what aliveness means to me. One of the expressions of aliveness for me is providing opportunities for people to grow, develop and create for themselves and others. An example is we recently hosted a Speed Mentoring event connecting 45 mentees to 19 exec mentors for an hour at work. What makes me come alive is the culmination of three things:
Over the past few months, I have given and received more feedback than usual, and I like this new normal. I think it is because of my coaching certification program coupled with increased stakeholders at work. That got me thinking about the unspoken rules I try to follow when giving or receiving feedback.
As a quick refresher, here are some of the spoken rules when giving feedback:
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