Hi, I'm Karan, a Small Business Mentor + Personal Development Life Coach + Young Person's E-mentor for The Princes Trust. I'm a results orientated force multiplier, and these are my podcasts - let me know what you think.More bio on website: www.kuta-mentoring.com
What Makes You Happy?29/12/2019 Duration: 12min
Do you know what makes you happy, or do you just think you know? Why is it relevant or important? Why do any of us have to be happy? Well, because otherwise life will feel like in interminable uphill slog. So if we have clearly defined what makes us happy, we know what to aim for. At the end of the day, if we don't know where we're going, no wind is favourable, so let's chart our course.
Shake It Off09/09/2019 Duration: 06min
This is a call to arms podcast for anyone who has had their hearts and mind smashed and splattered by someone who told them they would love them forever. Don't self-medicate. Don't self-harm. Don't use the break up as an excuse to behave badly. This podcast is an introduction to my new book - based on real life events - called Too Relieved To Grieve | The Alternative Heartbreak Handbook, and is your first step on the road to recovery. Let's do this!
The Greatest Trick Your Thoughts Ever Pulled Was To Convince You They're Real29/04/2019 Duration: 13min
... and you don't even have to work at summoning new thoughts, because all you ever have to do is let go of the old ones. Listen to this and let me explain...
The Passing Parade of Interest08/03/2019 Duration: 08min
Life as an entrepreneur - particularly a startup entrepreneur - can be frustrating and demoralising. You vision and goals can be hard to attain, which is why not everyone succeeds or even gives it a go - but you have. When your sales and marketing aren't setting the world alight don't quit. Instead, whittle away and refine, whilst always remembering The Passing Parade of Interest principle, which I've laid out for you here.
Why We Parents Must Trust11/02/2019 Duration: 12min
We parents must learn to trust in our own parenting skills and legacy, whilst intuiting exactly the right moment to let go of our young adults. Why? So they may learn to live lives of competent independence. If we don't trust, we will be forever confined to the sidelines to watch whilst someone does it for us. This podcast highlights my own evolution as a protective Mama Bear of a fifteen year-old daughter - and it's not easy!
Pay It Forward18/10/2018 Duration: 11min
You know the way we say: "Karma's a bitch, but only if you are"? Well, Karma also plays nicely if you do. This is where my 'I'm going to give you a break' comes into play, and it works like a charm. I tell you more about here in my new podcast Play It Forward. Let me know what you think.
A Time Travelling Life Coaching Exercise28/09/2018 Duration: 06min
Today I have organised your exclusive use of a time machine. Yes, you heard me, a time machine. And if you're willing, I'm inviting you to take part in this 7 minute experience of self-discovery. Buckle up!
It's Time To Dare17/09/2018 Duration: 09min
Standing in an amusement park watching people playing Cactus Lasso with so little self-belief and confidence, led me to contemplating Life's larger lessons. If you played Cactus Lasso, where would YOU aim; top, middle or bottom - and more importantly, why?
Don't Burn Your Bridges10/09/2018 Duration: 07min
Every so often I'm asked a question the answer for which I think you may find helpful. Hope's question of me recently was "What was one of the most important things you learned from a manager or mentor?" - and here is my answer...
Greatness Is Sifted Through The Grind09/07/2018 Duration: 12min
Don't underestimate the power behind the cumulative effects of focused and sustained perseverance. Results don't just land into the laps of the unsuspecting. Results are the compound effect of a thousand little determinations made every single day. Your greatness is sifted through the grind.
Stop Wallowing In Mediocrity!05/07/2018 Duration: 06min
It's time to shake yourself awake, check your ego at the door and have the guts to risk the life you're currently living for the life you're capable of. It's time for you to stop wallowing in mediocrity my friend - wake up!
Change Is Hard So Just Be Better Than Yesterday Every Day17/04/2018 Duration: 09min
How much do you want to improve in a certain area of your life or skill set; 50%, 100% how about a 1000%? Are you now sweating blood at the thought of all the hard work involved in achieving a 1000% improvement? I don't blame you, I would too, but there's a more effective way. Have a listen...
It Pays To Engage With Charm22/03/2018 Duration: 04min
Life is fast 'n' furious, with everything on demand and at our finger tips in an instant. This breeds impatience and lowering levels of tolerance which, if left unchecked, can negatively impact our interpersonal relationships. Here is why It Pays To Engage With Charm.
Self-Mastery: Knowing You Can But Deciding You Won't19/02/2018 Duration: 19min
Whatever you want to accomplish, the existence of self-mastery will be the single largest determining factor of your eventual success. How is it so powerful? Because self-mastery is the challenge of transforming yourself from your own worst enemy into your greatest ally.
How Your Negative Self Talk Can Torpedo Your Children's Self-Esteem09/02/2018 Duration: 07min
We know that children learn by mimicking us and absorbing lessons, even when we're not consciously trying to teach them anything; and therein lies the problem. This is how our own negative self-talk can unintentionally torpedo their self-esteem.
Sometimes A Pivot Is Necessary02/02/2018 Duration: 10min
Does a determination to never quit mean you're doomed to flogging a dead horse forever? No, of course not. Now is the time to pivot!
Exceptional Will Separate You From Average26/01/2018 Duration: 09min
Perfectionism is a fool's errand, because you're essentially chasing a myth. Perfectionism is an illusion. A more productive use of your considerable abilities and conscientiousness would be to aim for exceptional, because it'll still separate you from the average.
Why Arguing With Fools Is Like Playing Chess With A Pigeon23/01/2018 Duration: 07min
For those who have ever found themselves in an argument thinking: "OMG, one more brain cell and I'd have to water you!"