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Akash Chander

Akash is an acclaimed coach based in Bangalore, India. He works with Strengthscape and hold the position of the Principal Coach.


Akash is regarded as a coach who brings along with him lots of compassion, passion and commitment to bring about a change which is highly result oriented and long lasting. His enduring zeal and competence for asking high gain questions and his ability to provide the simplest way of assessing situations related to professional and personal endeavors is what makes his coaching methodologies high impact.


His experience of having worked with the most dynamic leaders across the globe for more than 15 years has given him great insights on leadership perspectives. Akash takes a holistic approach of identifying and development of leadership potential, thereby helping his clients expand their horizons in their pursuit towards bettering themselves.


Akash believes in taking the whole person approach and supports the coaching journey through well established Psychometric tests and informal interactions. His deep commitment to amalgamate personal goals with business objectives is what makes his coaching style a class apart.


Coach Experience and Certifications

  • Personal coach to a number of CEOs and industry leaders in India and abroad.
  • Train the trainer coach certification.
  • CPC, International Coach Academy.
  • Associate Certified Coach, ICF.
  • ICT from Results Coaching, Australia.
  • Expertise in use of Psychometrics in coaching.
  • Top of the bar soft skills trainers and facilitator.

Industry Experience

  • Leadership experience in Strategic planning, Sales, Presales and Operations management in IT products and services in Multinational companies.
  • Experience in Europe, US and Asia Pacific.
  • Experience of working in a start up environment and establishing green field operations.
  • B.E, MBA and Six Sigma Black Belt.

Lectures

  • Targeted Innovation
  • Executive presence
  • Self Talk
  • Climate Change
  • Interpersonal equation: Learning from chimpanzees
  • Brain game: Neuroscience of leadership
  • Age of distraction: Regaining focus and attention

Client Speak

With my ever expanding responsibility at work and constant challenge to create a highly effective team, I realised the need for someone like Akash to run alongside me for a while. It has been a fantastic journey so far; the program Akash created was founded on my terms and goals. The process of discovery was enlightening and useful in recognizing my blind spots. I have seen a marked shift in my own style of people management. My team has come back to me saying that I have changed for the better. Akash does well to create a lot of enthusiasm around the coaching journey."
- CEO India, US Based IT products, MNC based in New Delhi, India
Akash is a very committed and passionate coach. He was able to frame thinking questions that helped me to clarify my own thoughts and think through more on certain issues. I would definitely recommend him as a coach.
- Director of one of the largest software companies in the world

Jyoti Sapra

Jyoti Sapra´s desire to contribute significance to people´s aspirations and dreams motivated her to take up executive coaching as profession and it soon became a passion for her.


Jyoti has a psychology and economics background and she was the Head of Visa fraud investigation department with the American Embassy in Delhi. Interacting with thousands of the people from various walks of life, understanding their dreams, aspirations, desperations and frustrations was part of her job. To what extent people are ready to sacrifice just to achieve one goal of reaching the USA made her think about human aspirations and values.


Goals define a person´s life. "What you are; is God's gift to you and what you make of yourself is your gift to the God. I will try and do as much as I can to coach people for success, help them channelize their positive thoughts and energies to achieve their goals".


Jyoti helped her husband come out of his comfort zone as India head of an MNC IT company and achieve his long term aspiration of starting his own international management consulting venture. She is also a director on the board of the company and plays the role of a "Gardner" to the young professionals associated with company and its ecosystem.


She brings a sense of calm, compassion, empathy and unwavering commitment to ethics and fundamentals with her approach to coaching.


Coach Experience

  • Managing Director of an IT distribution company, a young and self made entrepreneur.
  • Country head of an MNC IT company.
  • Middle management level person of a large organization.
  • Young sales and technical professionals associated with RISAN and its ecosystem partners.

Industry Experience

  • 15 years with US embassy
  • Certified professional Coach from CoachU
  • Head of VISA fraud investigation department.
  • Director and "Gardner" at RISAN Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  • M.A.(Economics) and B.A.(Psychology)

Client Speak

"I was uner the impression that after working for over 15 years at key positions, I had enough experience and insight on what my real priorities were and where directio n I wanted to take. That is why Jyoti surprised me when she was able to walk me through the self awareness journey in such a short time with dramatic results. Jyothi had a way to see beyond what I was seeing. She asked the right questions that evoked a new awareness in me. She is amazingly dedicated to her work, hard working, highly motivated & result oriented professional and motivates you to being clarity in your thought process too."
- - Vice President of an IT MNC

Karen Cappello

Karen Cappello is a communication specialist, professional certified coach, motivational speaker and coach trainer. She collaborates with executives, entrepreneurs and coaches to significantly enhance communication skills and promote beneficial business outcomes.


With over 25 years of experience and expertise in business management, financial planning, and higher education, Karen brings a broad-based background to everything she does.


Karen has served as president of a privately held semi-conductor manufacturing firm with preferred supplier status to Motorola Inc. Karen brings forth her passion for direct communication, coaching and emotional intelligence in her coaching engagements. Her level of excellence is evidenced by her recent tenure as Chief Learning Officer with International Coach Academy, out of Australia, and her work with Accenture´s Global Leadership team.


Karen holds a master's degree in higher education from Ball State University and a bachelor's degree in interpersonal communication from Marquette University. Karen is a certified life coach through Coach For LifeT, a professional certified coach through the International Coach Federation, and is a Master Certified Inspired Learning Facilitator, as well as a faculty member of the Foundation for Inspired LearningT.


She has had a lifetime commitment to competency-based training and learning, and holds the prestigious designation of Master Certified Inspired Learning Facilitator, being one of only 6 people in the world with this achievement.


With her exuberant style and her commitment to living by her own values, vision and purpose, Karen is a role model for other coaches and business leaders. She is the type of leader who inspires others to achieve their best success, and is known for her highly solution-oriented approach and her ability to celebrate learning at every opportunity.


Coach Experience

  • Managing Director of an IT distribution company, a young and self made entrepreneur.
  • Country head of an MNC IT company.
  • Middle management level person of a large organization.
  • Young sales and technical professionals associated with RISAN and its ecosystem partners.

Industry Experience

  • 15 years with US embassy.
  • Certified professional Coach from CoachU.
  • Head of VISA fraud investigation department.
  • Director and "Gardner" at RISAN Management Consulting Pvt. Ltd.
  • M.A.(Economics) and B.A.(Psychology)

Client Speak

"Karen is an amazing coach. I never cease to be astounded at her ability to assist me in getting clear about the nex steps for my business. During a recent laser session, Karen gave me a missing piece to an issue that I have been struggling with for almost 20 years. I had a huge breakthrough."
- - CEO of International Firm
Each time I have left a session with Karen, I have beeen energized and aligned for sucess. Offering both support and a gentle push when required, she can get to the heart of any issue with only a few well asked questions. Karen epitomizes great coaching and comes highly recommended!
- - Business Owner in Canada

Sushil Tayal

Sushil Tayal brings a great mix of business experience and coaching expertise to his client engagements. Expertise in coaching methodology DANCE, experience of running the human resource function for the best of organizations and unsurpassable belief in human potential makes his coaching style truly unique and immensely valuable.


Having led the human resource function in varied industries, he has successfully led significant employer brand equity and employee engagement programs.


Sushil is a certified Strengths Finder Coach who has the ability to create a culture that fosters high performance teams by playing on individual's strengths and developing them into high caliber individuals. He is a certified in Hogan Assessment, Certified Quality Auditor under ISO9000, Six Sigma Green Belt trained, and is certified trainers for customer care & supervisory skill development.


He has worked with leaders across globe specially from US, UK, France, Netherlands, Germany, France, Nordics, Singapore, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Philippines, Australia, UAE, Morocco, Australia and many other major countries in Europe, Asia and Africa.


Coach Experience

  • Top of the bar leadership facilitator.
  • Gallup Strengths Coach - Gallup, Princeton
  • Executive Coaching - Corporate Potential, UK
  • Hogan Assessment Certification - Hogan Assessment System, US
  • Personal growth and effectiveness Lab - XLRI, India
  • Certified trainer for Customer Care Training
  • Certified trainer for Supervisory / Managerial skills development training.
  • Certified Six Sigma Professional.
  • Quality Audit ISO 9000 from Lloyds Register.

Industry Experience

  • Sushil comes with a successful track record of close to three decades in leading change, in different industries viz. IT, ITES, Manufacturing, Media, Logistics and Distribution. He is engaged in research, designing and implementing strategic HR interventions in many organizations.
  • He brings valuable experience in developing practices like strengths based approach, metrics driven approach, and situational leadership approach.

Lectures

  • Leadership development.
  • Strength based organization.
  • Creating a learning organization.
  • Situational Leadership.
  • Power of execution.
  • People strategy and growth.

Client Speak

A coach par excellence, Sushil is a modern age HR professional who uses the most scientific methods and quantitative techniques to drive strategy programs. The most striking thing about Sushil is his enthusiasm and commitment to conceptualize, design, and executes HR programs across the organization - each of these programs custom built to suite the long term strategic objective, the ethos and the current tactical stance of the organization. He has an amazing ability to rally people towards a better future.
- Director of a leading UK based IT com