We proceed to fulfill our fellow coaches, get impressed and construct coach neighborhood with our “Meet the Coach” options! This month we meet the beautiful Shikina Tellis, a passionate life and profession coach for skilled girls.
Lives In: Potomac, USA.
Firm: TWS Teaching and Consulting Group, LLC.
Sort of Coach: Life and Profession Coach.
Describe your teaching enterprise in a single sentence:I’m a Licensed Life Coach devoted to empowering my purchasers to thrive personally and professionally. My focus helps skilled girls transition from juggling all the pieces to confidently and harmoniously navigating their funds, occupation, and private relationships.
QUESTION 1. What one ebook ought to each coach learn – and why?
If I solely had one, it could be Teaching the Individual, Not the Drawback by Marcia Reynolds. This was an outstanding learn because it helped me perceive, apply the rules, and get a deep sense of what it appears like to educate the particular person, not the issue.
I’m a Life Coach as a result of I consider that every consumer is like an iceberg in that they current with the ten p.c or floor signs. And as you companion with them, create a protected house and stay curious, the 90 p.c or deeper situation that”s impacting them within the current surfaces. By partnering with them and accessing that hidden 90 p.c, leads to transformation on the bodily, psychological, emotional, religious and energetic ranges.
QUESTION 2. Which web site do you go to essentially the most?
It is a tie between The Teaching Instruments Firm for workout routines and actions I exploit in particular person teaching classes—and empowerment life abilities workshops and Teaching.com for Ann Betz’s Neuroscience of Teaching program. In my quest to higher perceive the “magic” of teaching, Ann Betz’s has been a thought-provoking program as I higher perceive why teaching is so highly effective, the way it impacts the mind, and how you can apply neuroscience for higher teaching outcomes.
QUESTION 3. Whom do you admire most and why?
So many individuals have helped me to be the particular person I’m right this moment and proceed to be there for me personally and professionally.
However the particular person I love most is my mother! She sacrificed loads, holds religion shut, and loves fiercely. By means of stern but strict love, she helped me develop a coronary heart centered on religion, a supportive tribe, and repair to a trigger larger than myself.
QUESTION 4. What’s your imaginative and prescient in your life? The place do you see your self in 5 years?
That is a wonderful query. I’m starting a 12 months crammed with a number of main life transitions. In 5 years, I see myself:
- Settled and having fun with stability residing in a semi-permanent geographic space.
- Serving in my native religion neighborhood and the neighborhood at massive.
- Exploring what it appears wish to be an empty nester.
- Supporting teaching purchasers whereas routinely touring and having fun with nature websites throughout the U.S.
QUESTION 5. What’s your “massive venture” in the meanwhile? OR What are your High 3 Objectives in the meanwhile?
My prime 3 objectives in the meanwhile are:
- Earn my ICF Affiliate Licensed Coach (ACC) Credential no later than March 31, 2024.
- Be taught extra about and apply neuroscience rules in my teaching follow to assist my purchasers in making transformative, lasting change.
- Proceed to hone teaching abilities whereas constructing relationships inside the ICF neighborhood, with fellow coaches, and with suppliers that assist coaches whereas getting ready to offer teaching companies from a brand new geographic location.
QUESTION 6. What has been your favorite teaching second to date?
My favourite teaching second was after I utilized a lately discovered neuroscience teaching software to help a consumer experiencing a tense real-time state of affairs.
She was experiencing a stress-inducing state of affairs that was unfolding as we began our name. We utilized a stress-reduction software that pinpointed the affected worth, employed a metaphor to ease her stress notion, and facilitated a extra inventive problem-solving strategy for her problem.
When our name concluded, she had gained readability, realized the tense state of affairs wasn’t a daily occasion—and adopted a extra forgiving strategy that appeared more healthy for everybody concerned.
QUESTION 7. What are your High 3 favorite teaching instruments and/or sources?
- The Teaching Instruments Firm has the next sources I routinely use:
- Shopper Consumption Session Guidelines
- In Individual Workshop/Occasion Guidelines
- The Wheel of Life
- My Subsequent 3 Month Objectives
- Neuroscience of Teaching Instruments:
- Decreasing Stress By means of Values Externalization Teaching Instrument: used when a consumer is caught and not sure how you can transfer ahead. It has them use objects of their setting to playfully discover their situation.
QUESTION 8. What do you like most about being a coach?
I like being my consumer’s pondering companion and offering them with a judgment-free house to have the dialog out loud they’ve been having of their heads. Then, because the dialog unfolds, witnessing the verbal and non-verbal shifts and “a ha,” moments that catalyze them to maneuver from being caught to unstuck, and feeling empowered to make not less than one step towards their “beneath the waterline” desired end result.
QUESTION 9. Inform us a secret about you…
I’ve at all times considered myself as an extrovert! My MBTI signifies I’m a borderline extrovert. I like being with individuals, studying about individuals, serving individuals, and listening to individuals’s tales. Nevertheless it takes numerous my power.
I discovered that I’m extra of an introvert! For many of my life, I’ve operated as an extrovert and solely took time to place my oxygen masks on after I was very sick or skilled a number of burnout signs.
On this part of my life, I’ve discovered to be okay with setting wholesome boundaries by managing my power so I may give others my best from my power reserves!
QUESTION 10. In case you may change one factor in our world, what would it not be? And the way would you go about it?
Many issues come to thoughts, and I’m beginning with the one which led me to grow to be a coach. After experiencing the ability of teaching, it’s a software many individuals can profit from; nevertheless, it may not be inexpensive.
It is my purpose to make teaching accessible to anybody prepared to do the work to reap the advantages of this beneficial software.