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How to Deal with an Egotistical Person

Quite frankly I strongly dislike the title “How to deal with an egotistical person,” but I know this is what people search for.   Also, this gives me a good opportunity to open this blog with why I don’t resonate with the wording as a good segue into the actual article. I have always abhorred […]

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How to Rewrite Your Story

We all have stories. These stories shape our past, our NOW, and our future. When we are too attached to these stories, especially ones that don’t serve us or make us feel good, they can have residual effects over days, months, years or even decades.   So, is it possible to rewrite your story?   […]

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We Liked the Flipped Classroom!

It was so exciting to hearing learners say, “We liked the flipped classroom!” I take a lot effort in intentionally designing the learning experiences so that participants spend more time learning from each other than learning from me. Listen to what the learners shared in addition to saying,”We liked the flipped clasroom.” Read more about […]

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What is the Flipped Classroom?

As we wrap up programs, some participants talk about enjoying the flipped class experience. I’d like to take a little time to answer the question, “What is the flipped classroom – especially at Authentic Journeys?”   What is the Flipped Classroom? Traditional classrooms entail a “teacher” or in the corporate sense, a “trainer” delivering content. […]

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Challenge Every Thought, Free Your Time & Mind

Challenge every thought. Every. Single. Thought. Are your thoughts true and can you turn them around?   Katie Byron’s life work “The Four Questions and Turn Around” talks to just this.   In a talk co-hosted by Wayne Dyer, she said, “We will be confused as long as we believe our own thoughts.” This struck […]

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Building Effective Team Collaboration (Program Feedback)

I’m always so honored and blessed to be a part of someone’s life and career journey. In April of this year, we wrapped up a 10-week program with software professionals working on global teams from India. Listen to what they had to say about the program they attended- Business English Seminar. Check out the video […]

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Cultural Differences Between India and the West

In today’s blog, published in 2022, I want to share a podcast where Hugo Messer (Founder of multiple companies) and I discussed cultural differences between India and the West in 2016. At the time of this podcast, Hugo hosted this under the banner of Bridge Global based in Kochi, India. I appreciate Hugo for giving […]

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Solution Focused Coaching Questions To Combat Chronic Complainers

Starting the day hearing someone complain can be a real downer. Did you know that you can use coaching questions to combat chronic complainers? These questions can also be used for self-coaching as well. I know from experience as I have used these strategies for myself and others, with generally good results in normal, everyday […]

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Authentic Journeys Story from Inception until Today

In early March, Jennifer Kumar, Managing Director was a guest on Wedo Talks by David Jaques. In this episode, Jennifer talks about the Authentic Journeys’ story from inception (2011) until today (2022).   Listen in or read the transcript below. Follow the transcript for links to other podcasts Jennifer Kumar has been a guest on […]

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10 Solution Focused Coaching Questions For Dev Teams

It’s time to do some team introspection with these 10 Solution Focused coaching questions for dev teams.   Speaking up is a team effort. While we may want to focus on only the quiet ones and put the onus on them to talk, that typically gets them to clam up even more. And, as we […]

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