14 Jun 2021

Chapter Two Blog - Be Yourself. There is only one of your kind in the world.
All others are taken. “The truth is there is no such thing as ‘normal’, there is just a series of spectrums on which we all fall and how ‘normal’ we are is largely determined by how well our strengths and weaknesses match the social norms of the times we live in”, said R. Boyce There is no such thing as normal, normal way to think or the right thing to do. Be yourself and choose...

11 May 2021

Chapter Two Blog - The secret formula for persistence
The biggest problem most people face is lack of motivation, procrastination and inability to persist on the task at hand. I talk about 2 things all the time, and these 2 steps can help in maintaining persistence Break it down. Macro goals, Micro quotas. Take your big goal and cut it down to small actionable steps Write it down. Track your daily activities for one week. Have ti...

27 Apr 2021

Chapter Two Blog - Challenge your self image
In his book Psycho-cybernetics – A new way to get more living out of your life, Maxwell Maltz talks about how one can change their self-image and become more confident. Maxwell talks about the new technique for using your subconscious power. He says that by change your self-image, one can become more confident. Our brain cannot differentiate between real and make up experiences. ...

20 Apr 2021

Your routines define your success - Read Leadership Coach Sandhya Reddy's tips on improving productivity on a daily basis
A few days back, I was feeling a bit low and din’t feel like doing anything, like it happens to any entrepreneur or solopreneur from time to time. Things don’t go as you planned. It feels like you are getting close to a black hole. Effort in, nothing out. I was dealing with one those days. What next? I became the coach I wanted, the friend I wanted at the moment, my own co...

12 Apr 2021

Break away from patterns that don't work for you
Are you looking at changing some aspects in your life? Are you looking for a break-through – be in at work, relationships, fitness or with the way you manage your finances? Ask yourself a few questions.. Is what I am doing, the right thing to do? Is this the only way to do it? Are there better ways of doing this? If my friend were to look at what I am doing, what woul...

17 Mar 2021

How to deal with imposter syndrome
One of my clients told me that she got a promotion at work. She has got a role with higher responsibility and gets to head a team. She will be responsible for a challenging function, one that is critical for the organization. She says that she is capable of executing the role and deliver, but she does not know if she is deserving. She also heard through grapevine that the members in h...

10 Feb 2021

A recent article in the Times of India made me think. The last paragraph sums it all – “Men and women are held up to different standards. Traditionally, niceness is absolutely essential to feminine character – even as children we are taught that sugar and spice and all things nice are ingredients for the perfect little girl, which is why a man is ‘assertive’ and a woman is ‘bossy’, or...

14 Dec 2020

Chapter Two Blog Good thing bad thing who knows
There was once a farmer who owned a horse and had a son. One day, his horse ran away. The neighbors came to express their concern: "Oh, that's too bad. How are you going to work the fields now?" The farmer replied: "Good thing, Bad thing, Who knows?" In a few days, his horse came back and brought another horse with her. Now, the neighbors were glad: "Oh, how lucky! Now you can do t...

02 Dec 2020

Your lifestyle can be your medicine
Change your lifestyle. That can be your medicine. This is an unlikely post from a leadership coach. But, I am writing this as I am passionate about fitness and living right. Most people I know, irrespective of age, be it in their 20’s, 30’s or 40’s seem to have some health issues or the other. I think all of it is due to their unhealthy lifestyle. People work round the clock a...

18 Jun 2020

Hacks to improve emotional intelligence
Staying indoors away from office colleagues, friends and the resultant lack of social interactions at this time has resulted in anxiousness among people in all walks of life, across strata. Even the most sorted out people seem be a little disturbed at the moment. How do you manage in a situation when you are stressed about an outcome of a certain initiative? How do you manage a situat...