We talk to Niki Vinogradoff about what we can learn from coaching to be our best and to be that someone who brings the best out of others. Niki is a certified life and business coach who has helped over 150 small business owners. With a decade of leadership experience and thousands of hours of meditation, Niki brings a perspective to coaching that helps us to go beneath the surface in conversations.
2:18 - A sports coach who makes you push further than you thought possible.
4:19 - pushing people to perform better without being a dictator.
8:10 - getting better at leading yourself and others under pressure.
13:38 - managing stress.
15:43 - how to break free from stress.
18:50 - stress reaction is not useful.
20:51 - how can we change our habits and behaviours?
23:31 - change is emotional.
25:19 - how can we get beneath the surface to the values and identity level in a conversation?
29:19 - who am I and what do I want?
30:53 - be specific with your questions.
31:16 - how to let people find their own solutions.
33:24 - getting more clarity about what they want.
35:07 - being honest with ourselves about what we want.
39:16 - it's not about finding the thing we love to do, it's about the meaning we give to the things we do.
40:40 - being honest about yourself.
44:49 - honesty is not always simple.
48:02 - how to deal with our shame better to avoid needing to lie.
53:32 - how painful honesty opened up the relationship.
54:08 - connect with Niki.
You can find more detailed show notes with links to references at https://candourpodcast.com/niki-vinogradoff/