Lessons from Coaching at Petronas

I interviewed Simon Lee, one of the pioneers of coaching in Singapore and a founding member of the Singapore chapter of the ICF. Amongst his many achievements, Simon co-created the Certified Business Coach program for the University of Malaya (UMCCED), training a few hundred coaches over afive-year period. It was during this time that Simon…

Impactful Tips for the New Year

1. SET GOALS Ask yourself what you really want to achieve in this new year that will make you happy and proud. Look deep within you and feel what is brewing inside and think out loud what you really desire in your mind. Begin today to set these goals in motion by writing each goal…

Coaching Advances You Towards Your Dreams

The naturalist picked up the eagle, held it high and said emphatically, “Eagle, you are an eagle, you belong in the sky and not on earth, spread your wings and fly!”. However, when the eagle saw the chicken pecking at their food, it hopped down. The owner said, “I told you it is a chicken.”…

What’s Your Belief?

He saw a trainer nearby and asked why these animals just stood there and made no attempt to get away. “Well,” trainer said, “when they are very young and much smaller we use the same size rope to tie them and, at that age, it’s enough to hold them. As they grow up, they are…

Empowering 2014

Simple questions, yet powerful enough to help you make a conscious choice to live differently in 2014. Do you BELIEVE you can? At APIC, we believe in empowering humanity forward through the Power of Coaching. And 2014, will be an “EPIC” year for us as we bring you our Best! We will be launching “Bring…

What makes you an Effective Communicator?

Here is an excerpt from the article “What makes you a more effective communicator in 90 seconds” written by Journalist and CCO of Contently, Shane Snow: “Kevin Rose, founder of Digg and partner at Google Ventures, and Charlie Rose, the veteran PBS/CBS interview host, each had the chance to interview one of today’s most fascinating…

What is Your Belief System?

The Truth of the matter in these situations can be unveiled by answering these two… questions… 1) “Where do you place your beliefs in the possibility of the potential positive outcome?” and 2) “To what extent do you believe in yourself and your own ability?” (on a scale on 1 to 10) You see the…