Author: Ram Ramanathan

Ram Ramanathan

Ram

Ram is the Founder and a Principal at Coacharya. As the resident Master and mentor coach, Ram oversees and conducts all aspects of coaching and training services offered under the Coacharya banner.

In God, We Hate
Jan 15th 2021 • 4 min read

In God, We Hate

Yes, and how many times can a man turn his head And pretend that he just doesn't see? - Bob Dylan   Recent events show...

2020, The Year of Clear Vision
Dec 30th 2020 • 4 min read

2020, The Year of Clear Vision

Awake, arise or be for ever fall’n. Now tell me, what is it that you truly desire? - John Milton, Paradise Lost  - Lucifer Morningstar 2020...

Truth Is a Pathless Land
Dec 16th 2020 • 5 min read

Truth Is a Pathless Land

I maintain that truth is a pathless land, and you cannot approach it by any path whatsoever, by any religion, by any sect. Jiddu Krishnamurti Many…

Don’t rely on coaching tools. Trust yourself.
Oct 8th 2020 • 4 min read

Don’t rely on coaching tools. Trust yourself.

In the early days of my coaching journey, I encountered several who postured as coaches born, with wisdom derived from the ancients, who were quite...

Executive coaching is suboptimal for corporate needs
Sep 25th 2020 • 7 min read

Executive coaching is suboptimal for corporate needs

Companies pay huge amounts for executive coaching. 80% of companies do not measure returns. 95% of the companies get no returns whatsoever as an organizational...

A Coaching Model for Everything
Sep 11th 2020 • 5 min read

A Coaching Model for Everything

The Kubler Ross model is often described as the 5 stage model of grief management, through the stages of anger, denial, bargaining, depression, and acceptance....

Be self-aware to avoid being manipulated
Aug 28th 2020 • 6 min read

Be self-aware to avoid being manipulated

I am triggered by Magda’s question to me after watching The Vow. The Vow is a serial on the Raniere cult of Nxivm. Her question…

Beyond Systemic Thinking in Coaching and Team Coaching
Aug 26th 2020 • 15 min read

Beyond Systemic Thinking in Coaching and Team Coaching

Prof. David Clutterbuck will be conducting a mastery webinar on 'The Holistic Coach' soon. In this article, David explores the team and systemic aspects of...

Integration of Individual & Universal Consciousness
Aug 25th 2020 • 3 min read

Integration of Individual & Universal Consciousness

One who experiences the Universe within Self, and the Self in the Universe, is in tune with the Universal energy. Isavasya Upanishad(Texts from the Vedas)...

Who Am I?
Aug 13th 2020 • 5 min read

Who Am I?

Quite often our learners are my teachers. They ask me questions in the webinars and I answer them in a way that seems to satisfy...

Coach’s Credo: 7 SUPREME Mindset Qualities
Jul 28th 2020 • 5 min read

Coach’s Credo: 7 SUPREME Mindset Qualities

A coach’s mindset can be vastly different from the skills identified by the coaching competencies. A coach’s mindset should be one of self-awareness that helps...

Chakras Demystified
Jul 15th 2020 • 5 min read

Chakras Demystified

In an earlier blog on chakras, I spoke of why orthodox Newtonian science cannot comprehend the concept of chakras in the same way that the...

Systemic Coaching – An Overview
Jun 23rd 2020 • 3 min read

Systemic Coaching – An Overview

There is some amount of confusion about what systemic coaching implies. To simplify, let's look at it as coaching both, the individuals and the teams...

Myth of Powerful Questions
Jun 19th 2020 • 4 min read

Myth of Powerful Questions

What else? - What else from what? How do you feel?  - I feel bad that’s why I am here. Can’t you hear me? If...

Art of No Mind Listening
Jun 19th 2020 • 3 min read

Art of No Mind Listening

When we say we listen, do we listen at all? Who do we listen to? Very few I know listen. What they ear goes in...