Disillusionment as a Corporate Leader. Seeking Support
Busyness, Compromising leadership position, Limiting Options and Sense of Failure towards self, my family and people at work turned me to seek help from a Coach. I needed outside perspective to make sense of my situation.
2 Books, Self-help Self Awareness Getting unstuck
Education of a Value Investor by Guy Spier’s Learning – Cut the noise, find the signal.
The Choice by Eliyahu M. Goldratt
Learning – Compromise clouds clarity
PCC Coach Program Rediscovering "the Poet" Narrative
Crossing the Unknown Sea – Work as Pilgrimage of Identity by David Whyte
The new narrative of “Poet in the Workplace” unlocked the view to the foreground and background of my own situation and of others in my world.
2 weeks immersive introspection filled me with an urge to face REALITY and make a CHANGE.
The dream to build a workplace culture of opportunity and camaraderie left unfulfilled.
Learning – Letting go is not giving up your dream. Its renewing your vows to values.
Facing Change Coaching Clients Learning Together
With each client, I gained insights + distinctions about my coaching style. Clients are trapped in older narratives that don’t serve them anymore. Their inner critic holds them back, they get into self-defeating patterns and lose confidence and clarity. Our work is to shift from “Why me to Why not me” in facing CHANGE.
Client successes Joy + Value Social Capital
As my Clients began to confidently navigate their transitions, accept their individuality, articulate their present needs and build goals from here on now….I felt JOY. They renewed commitment to self, others and their life’s work and I found VALUE. This brought clarity to my poet-coach identity!
Poet in Workplace, Inhouse Coach Leadership DNA
As a coach/facilitator and leadership consultant/instructor, I experimented with group coaching and introduced Leadership DNA modules to engage early, build unity around new paradigms and co-create shifts in workplace dynamics.
At Stanford GSB’s Corporate Innovation program, I began to articulate my decade long experience in operations, organizational design and Innovation strategy with global CHANGE makers. A unique setting and exposure to concepts, resources and tools from distinguished faculty and staff was fertile ground to confirm WhyZone.
Whyzone Launched Poet-Coach Entrepreneur
WHY is central to deeply connecting - with yourself, with others, your work and your world. WhyZone strives to build confidence and clarity as you face CHANGE. The 9-character strengths is a container for boundless explorations to support you, your teams and your businesses in navigating transitions and building a DNA for Change.