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Programs for Individuals

Explore learning opportunities for your personal and professional growth.

Programs for Individuals

Explore learning opportunities for your personal and professional growth.

The Center for Asia Leadership is committed to help individuals like you reach your full potential to become highly capable and ethical leaders in a region that faces increasingly complex political, economic, and social challenges. Participate in our upcoming programs and start your leadership journey with us. To learn more about how to bring this program to your organization, click here.

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Virtual Coaching

Coaching helps leaders prepare personally and professionally for the challenges ahead of them.

Coaches from the Center for Asia Leadership have a proven track record, having coached leaders from diverse industries including finance, strategy consulting, politics, government, education, and community development.

Our Center offers one-on-one and group coaching services and are committed to:

Confidentiality

Helping you think and work through your toughest challenges

Advancing the public good

Our Center has identified three areas most pertinent to confronting the current challenges today: the future of work, interpersonal dynamics, and leadership.

Areas of Coaching

Future of Work

Organizational Adaptation Work

  • Trends/Driving Forces Readings
  • Scenario Forecast & Impact Analysis
  • Best Practice/Technology Adoptions
  • Future-Ready Workforce Programs

Interpersonal

Mindset & Behavioral Change Work

  • Weak Work Ethics
  • Silos
  • Reactive Response Mechanisms
  • Power Politics
  • Generation Gap
  • Gender Dynamics
  • Immunity to Change

Leadership

  • Decision-making
  • Challenge Diagnosis & Prognosis
  • Communication—Messaging, Delivery, Storytelling, Cross-cultural
  • True North—Authenticity
  • Self-Awareness
  • Negotiations

Methodology

Pre-Coaching Consultations

  • Context Analysis Interviews
  • Behavioral-based Interviews
  • Short Essays

Coaching Sessions

Sessions are conducted

  • in-person or virtually
  • 1:1 or small group (<3)
  • Over 5 or 10 rounds.
  • In 4 stages—problem definition, context scanning, action options, self-renewal
  • With a strict confidentiality

Post-Coaching Assessment

  • Impact Assessment
  • Recommendations

Coach Profiles

Samuel Kim

Founding President, CALI
MPA, Harvard University
Worked For/With 30+ Organizations

Expertise: Future of Work; Interpersonal Dynamics; Leadership—Decision-making, Challenge Diagnosis & Prognosis, Negotiations, Cross-cultural Communication
Industry: Government, Politics, Business Organizations in Difficulties

Laura Thompson

Founder, Laura Thompson Coaching
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
EMP, INSEAD

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome; Leadership—Communication, Women, Self-Awareness
Industry: Multinationals based in Asia; Asian companies based in the West

Rahul Daswani

Assistant Director, GovTech Singapore
Former Consultant, McKinsey
Former Consultant, Singapore Prime Minister’s Office
Co-author, RA5: How Leadership Can Be Taught
MPP, Harvard University

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome; Leadership—Communication, Women, Self-Awareness
Industry: Multinationals based in Asia; Asian companies based in the West

Junko Yoda

Co-founder of CLinked
Former Asia Pacific Treasurer of Goldman Sachs & Deutsche Bank
ALIF, Harvard University

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome; Leadership—Communication, Women, True North, Self-Awareness
Industry: Finance & Investment, Non-profit Organizations, Social Enterprises

Ami Valdemoro

Founder, Three Point Ventures
Co-author, RA4: Why Asia Is Hopeful
MPP, Harvard University

Expertise: Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Brittleness Syndrome, Immunity to Change; Leadership—Problem Diagnosis and Prognosis, Communication, True North, Women
Industry: Non-profit organizations, Social enterprises, Corporate Social Responsibility

Daria Istrate

Director, Genentech
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
MBA, Harvard University

Expertise: Future of Work; Leadership—Women/Gender
Industry: Healthcare

Justin Hartley

Founder, Hartley Communications
Guinness Record Holder in Memorization
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
MPA, Harvard University/Oxford University

Expertise: Leadership—Communication
Industry: General

Nupur Todi

Consultant, Major Consulting Firms
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
Ed.M. Harvard University

Expertise: Future of Work—Future-Ready Workforce Programs; Interpersonal Dynamics—Gender, Immunity to Change; Leadership—True North, Women
Industry: Business Organizations

Nishith Jain

Director, ServiceNow
Co-author, RA7: Future of Work
MBA, IIM-Bangalore

Expertise: Future of Work; Leadership—Decision-making, Communication, True North
Industry: Consulting and Investment