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Gita Coaching Info Slides

  1. 1. Helping Devotees Succeed
  2. 2. GITA COACHING● a process● applying the Bhagavad-gita● meeting challenges● achieving our goals
  3. 3. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY:Enlightening the mind with the wisdom of the Bhagavad-gita As It Is
  4. 4. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY:Discovering and applying success principles of the Bhagavad-gita As It Is
  5. 5. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY:Discovering devotees worth and potential
  6. 6. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY:Finding together solutions that exactly meet their needs
  7. 7. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY: Inspiring personal improvement
  8. 8. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY:Appreciating and optimizing what they already have
  9. 9. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY: Discovering new possibilities
  10. 10. GITA COACHING HELPS DEVOTEES SUCEED BY: Inspiring contribution
  11. 11. WHAT IS GITA COACHING?● a weekly or a fortnightly focused conversation● see where you are, choose where you want to be, plan how to get there
  12. 12. WHO IS A GITA COACH?● Success partner● Support● Trainer● Motivator● Guide● Etc.
  13. 13. 4 ROLES OF A GITA COACH● Example● Support● Guidance● Challenge
  14. 14. GITA COACHING ASSISTS DEVOTEES IN THESE AREAS● Health● Sadhana● Service/Career● Relationships● Finances● Etc.
  15. 15. GITA COACHING MODELG- GoalsI - Ideas/InstructionsT - TestsA - Action
  16. 16. GOALSChoose an important area of your life you want to work on and write down goals you want to achieve in that area.
  17. 17. IDEAS/INSTRUCTIONSChoose one goal you would like to work on right now and find spiritual instructions and professional knowledge that will help you achieve it.
  18. 18. TESTSWrite down what internal and external tests or obstacles you have to pass in order to achieve it.
  19. 19. ACTIONWrite down a weekly action plan to start moving towards achieving your goal.
  20. 20. GITA COACHING WORLDWIDE● Over 2000 coaching sessions with over 700 residential and congregational ISKCON devotees, many of them leaders● Coaching with over 20 organizational teams● Over 2000 Gita Coaching blogs (http://gitacoaching.blogspot.com)● Hundreds of courses and lectures and other services at ISKCON centers and other venues in these 30 countries: Albania, Argentina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Chile, Croatia, Denmark, Ecuador, England, France, Germany, Greece, Holland, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Macedonia, Northern Ireland, Peru, Poland, Portugal, Republika Srpska, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, USA.
  21. 21. GITA COACHING BENEFITS● Powerful ideas● Improved sadhana● Better relationships● Life/Time management● Goal setting● Motivation● Overcoming internal and external obstacles to success● Sastric success principles
  22. 22. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Question: Is Gita Coach someone who will tell me what to do?● Answer: No. He will ask you what you want to do and assist you in doing it (presuming its Krsna conscious). He doesn’t work on you but for you and with you.
  23. 23. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: Does having a coach means Im incompetent?● A: A sports champion whose coach helps him achieve results is not incompetent. He is highly competent. Still, he uses a coach to achieve even better results.
  24. 24. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: Should I accept coaching from a junior or someone less advanced?● A: Coaching is a service. It doesnt mean the coach is superior or better. Srila Prabhupada said: "If you find that in a filthy place there is some gold, take it out."
  25. 25. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: Is a coach really necessary, since I can think for myself?● A: A coach encourages you to think for yourself, even more deeply than you usually do. He will not think for you.
  26. 26. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: Can a coach be useful to me if he has less knowledge than I have?● A: A coach is expert in the process of coaching. He doesnt have to be expert in any other field, though he may be.
  27. 27. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: Isnt training enough (courses, classes, instructions, advice, etc.)?● A: My experience, at least, shows that its not. Coaching complements all kinds of training by helping apply what has been learned.
  28. 28. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: Are there ISKCON leaders or other devotees who have benefited from coaching so far?● A: Yes, there are many, but we dont mention their names due to confidentiality.
  29. 29. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: Is a coach like a siksa guru?● A: No, but he does facilitate understanding the benefits of spiritual instructions (siksa) and following them with determination and enthusiasm.
  30. 30. QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS ABOUT GITA COACHING● Q: In what ways is coaching connected to Krsna consciousness?● A: It helps devotees learn and practice Krsna consciousness more successfully. It also helps improve leadership, management and preaching skills.
  31. 31. APPLY THE BHAGAVAD-GITA AS IT IS WITH THE HELP OF A COACH● a process of learning, renewal, application, and feedback● fairness, integrity, honesty, human dignity and spiritual intelligence● actualize this spiritual, principle-centred approach for achieving your goals and solving problems
  32. 32. HOW DOES GITA COACH ASSIST YOU?Helps you to envision and clarify what and where you want to be
  33. 33. HOW DOES GITA COACH ASSIST YOU? Holds you accountable to act on your highest priorities
  34. 34. HOW DOES GITA COACH ASSIST YOU?Holds you responsible for taking action to create results
  35. 35. HOW DOES GITA COACH ASSIST YOU?Helps you to improve how you approach interaction with others and create a foundation of trust and mutual benefit
  36. 36. HOW DOES GITA COACH ASSIST YOU?Does not work on you but works for you and with you
  37. 37. HOW DOES GITA COACHING HELP YOU?Helps you apply the process of deep understanding of other people to create interdependent and mutually beneficial relationships
  38. 38. HOW DOES GITA COACHING HELP YOU? It plugs you into the power of 1+1=3, helping you work with others to discover the best solutions
  39. 39. HOW DOES GITA COACHING HELP YOU?It helps you release your potential by making time for the things that renew and enliven you
  40. 40. FORMING NEW HABITS TAKES TIME● transform your life through the principles of the Bhagavad-gita● become more effective● more than a cosmetic change● requires a change in habits● takes time
  41. 41. A COMPREHENSIVE FOUNDATION FOR CHANGE During the coaching process, we work together to understand and develop spiritually-based habits of personal, interpersonal, professional and organizational effectiveness.
  42. 42. LONG-TERM BENEFITS● able to internalize and practice the principles of the Bhagavad-gita● greater success in all areas of your life
  43. 43. CONTACT akrura@gmail.com Skype: akruradhttp://gitacoaching.blogspot.com

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