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  1. 1. in DEPTH QUICK CHAT Kevin AbdulrAhmAn Self-styled life coach Kevin Abdulrahman teaches iQ the ‘secret weapons’ of ‘true greatness’ and explains why being a mind nutritionist is a proper job You describe yourself as a life talent, energy and minds that can be me an enhanced perspective of industry giants who support coach, an international business enhanced into winning minds. people from the diverse world we my work, including the 25th coach, a mind nutritionist and live in. richest billionaire in America the man inspiring millions, You also say your vision is one Bill Bartmann and personal which one are you? of giving back to the world. You use a lot of quotes from development guru Brian Tracy. I I have been called many things What are you giving back and if various historical figures sent them all a copy of my book because in all cases, I am working you had to put a monetary value within your book to define to enjoy, and I am very grateful with people, and when you help on it what would it be worth? chapters. What is the most that they obviously believe my people achieve a higher resourceful Here is a little surprise. I want to impressionable quote to you? message stands out and must be state, the results are seen in give the first 100 readers of iQ a I personally have around 200 quotes heard by millions. different aspects of their lives. free e-copy of my book, which is of my own which I have been told valued at US$20. But I’ll only do I should turn into an inspirational What do you think is your most What is a mind nutritionist? this on two conditions; firstly that gift book. Robert Schuller makes effective metaphor for life? You nourish your body with food they make a commitment to read an incredibly powerful observation I always talk about a coin having and your car with gas, yet in many it, and secondly that they apply it when he says, “What would you two sides to it. Every situation instances, people forget to nourish to their lives. People can only get a attempt to do if you knew you would and stumbling block in life their minds. The reason I call it free copy by emailing coaching@ not fail?” It’s incredibly powerful. also undoubtedly presents an mind nutrition is because that’s Aside from opportunity. In fact the Japanese exactly what’s needed, nourishment that, my vision of giving back is not Which game is life most like: have a symbol that represents to turn an ordinary mind in to what I something I can put a monetary Monopoly, Connect Four or crisis, which is the same symbol call a winning mind. value on. Travel Scrabble? that represents opportunity. If you Life is like Scrabble. It is filled with are in a position of crisis, step back How do you define a winning What is your book all about? opportunities and possibilities. You and ask yourself, how can I benefit mind then? The book is called Winning The have to simply nourish your mind in from this situation and what can I A winning mind is being able to Game Of Life and it is my way of order to be able to best utilise the do to win? tackle life in the best way possible expressing the difference between resources around you. every day. Winning is a state those succeeding in their chosen You conduct one-on-one of being. It is how you feel, the field and those who are simply In your book you mention coaching and public speaking beliefs you hold about yourself and existing. In the book I refer to what there are many going through sessions, what does this entail? having complete control of your I call ‘secret weapons’ that people the game of life without fully Having come from the school of state of mind. Winning is courage, need to be aware of, and apply and understanding how to play it. hard knocks, my experience as leadership within, attitude, giving master in order to win their game What are the rules? a coach and speaker has really life a go and choosing the other in life. I have written the book it in Most people don’t really stemmed from years of trial and side of the coin. A winning mind a very casual manner as I wanted understand that life is a game and error. Each individual is at a is not a destination; it is a daily anyone to be able to pick up the like any game, there are rules and different stage in life, with different journey of improvement. book and get the feeling that I am ways of playing in order to win. needs, values, skills and so forth. chatting with them over a latte. My aim to take any individual that So would you say you’re a Are there any ways to cheat? I coach – and I only select a few glass half-empty or glass half- You talk about having a different When I used to play video games, every year for my one-on-ones –Words SCOTT LANG Picture MOSH LAFUENTE full kind of bloke? insight into people based on some friends used cheat sheets from the point they are in life and I am the kind of bloke who will take your heritage. Discuss. to figure out special moves that enrich them to where they want a jug, fill the glass and say, now I’m of Middle Eastern origin but I would give their characters greater to be. it’s full. was born in England and raised in powers and extended lives. In real the West. People I speak to usually life, the cheat sheets equate to Are you a qualified What brings you to Dubai? connect with me because of this smarter shortcuts or understanding mind nutritionist? Dubai could be a great platform for X-factor. People constantly comment how life really works for those with I have a bachelor of health what I envisage to do around the that they instantly feel a connection a winning mind. sciences degree. world. Currently I am looking at the with me and then they do something Gulf because I see an immense significant; they listen. I have been Is it difficult to gain credibility How would you describe gap. By gap, I am referring to the fortunate to have been subjected to in the mind nutrition industry? yourself in 10 words or less? raw potential in people here that is different cultures, families, traditions I have been blessed in that I’m a person who has chosen to say yet to be realised. I see a need for and paradigms, which has given I have a star-studded list of yes to life. 28 01- 07 APRIL 2009
  2. 2. in QUICK CHAT DEPTH VITAL STATS Name: Kevin Abdulrahman DOB: 15/10/1980 Profession: International author, inspirational speaker and mind nutritionist Nationality: Citizen of the world His story: After spending years being frustrated with life, he sought to discover what separated those winning the game of life from those who simply tried and failed miserably. Now he is on a quest to inspire more people to attain a winning mind in the face of all adversities. For more information log on to www.kevinabdulrahman.com28 01-07 APRIL 2009