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This section describes the key steps involved in the attainment of authentic and enduring success as well as the attributes of an effective coaching program.

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Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
John F. Kennedy





A man is the sum of his actions, of what he has done, of what he can do.
Mahatma Gandhi





Never confuse motion with action.
Benjamin Franklin





We should not look back unless it is to derive useful lessons from past errors, and for the purpose of profiting by dearly bought experience.
George Washington




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Key steps towards enduring success

An effective approach that leads to authentic, enduring success needs to emphasize certain key steps. Steps that help us discover our true goals, our strengths & resources as well as our blocks & constraints. It also includes the development of a clear winning plan that addresses all of the above.  A challenging yet realistic plan that motivates and guides us to take incremental steps and helps us monitor our ongoing progress.

Sometimes, we need or seek a quick fix to an urgent situation/problem, like taking a pill for a headache. But down the line, it is very beneficial to understand and effectively address the reasons that are causing the headaches!

Here are some characteristics of a sound approach along with the associated steps -

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  A pragmatic, principled approach that encompasses:          
  • Understanding current issues and roadblocks and identifying ways to overcome them
  • Goal Setting with emphasis on prioritization and conflict resolution
  • Identification and realization of long-term aspirations
  • Attaining authentic independence (self reliance) and constructive interdependence (relationships)
          A client-centered approach that focuses on:
  • Understanding past experiences and current patterns
  • Assessing opportunities and setting specific targets
  • Ascertaining core strengths and areas of improvement
  • Identifying situation-specific strategies and solutions
  • Development of step-by-step work plans / action plans
  • Performing agreed upon Action Plan and ongoing review / reporting.
  • Ongoing constructive review and feedback

  A highly  participative, interactive approach that helps you appreciate your strengths / assets as well as your growth areas:


Things that are going well
Techniques you could share
Patterns/Habits you want to strengthen
People you want to keep
Goals you choose to focus on
Plans that lead to results
Areas where you can help others
Know your Personal Strengths  

Things that could be going better
Techniques you could learn
Patterns/Habits you want to eliminate
People you need to gracefully let go
Goals you choose to put on hold for now
Plans that never get acted upon
Areas where others can help you
Work on your Improvement Areas


The coaching process is a collaborative one that requires regular effort and follow-up from both sides. The key ingredients are trust, mutual respect and open communications. (All communications are of course kept strictly confidential).

With the right attitude and determination, it becomes a very rewarding and insightful experience leading you towards greater effectiveness, the achievement of your chosen goals and a sense of fulfillment.


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