Lara Khouri, Founder, there is no spoon consulting & training firm; Co-Active Coach

Lara Khouri, Founder, there is no spoon consulting & training firm; Co-Active Coach

  • Lara Khouri is the founder of there is no spoon consulting & training firm.
  • She is also a Co-Active Coach.

 

Podcast

Overview

The trend of coaching has increased significantly in recent years and so does their need. A coach helps individuals uncover their potential, climb up the career ladder and improve their life overall by asking the right questions. Be it a Career coach, an executive coach, or a life coach, people are realizing the importance of hiring coaches and at the same time, people are showing interest in becoming a coach themselves to impact others’ lives positively.

Well, today we have invited Lara Khouri, Founder, there is no spoon consulting & training firm; Co Active Coach to share her insights with us.

00:36- About Lara Khouri

  • Lara Khouri is the founder of there is no spoon consulting & training firm.
  • She is also a Co-Active Coach.
  • She is also the founding member of Women in CX.
  • She is the community leader for the Women in CX Arabia chapter.

01:07- About there is no spoon consulting & training firm

  • The venture is the entirety of my life experiences that I brought together, and I realized this is what I want to do with the rest of my life.
  • There is no spoon is a boutique people experience and change leadership consultancy based on the values of ‘passion, positivity, and putting people first with a mission to make our world a happier place.
  • Ultimately, the focus is always on giving the people who work in and run companies the knowledge and tools they need to give each other and their customers relevant, valued, and consistent experiences in order to grow brand equity, retain and acquire talent and customers, and improve their bottom line.
  • With that aim in mind, each goal-oriented approach is tailored, using a combination of services and tools, to meet individual clients’ needs and capabilities.

03:21- How do you define a Change Leadership Training Firm?

  • Change Management is more about looking at your resources and understanding how to use them to achieve a certain goal.
  • Change Leadership is about connecting with people on an emotional level. So that they want to move with you whether that’s to a new office or to a new way of doing things it’s about understanding.

07:38- What are some of the challenges you face in trying to convince leaders to make a change?

  • The biggest challenge I had was actually before COVID. Explaining to them the benefit that certain changes could bring because they don’t want change, they value stability and routine.

09:39- What does a Co-Active Coach mean?

  • A co-active coach is someone who goes through the journey with you.
  • Coaches sometimes get quite emotional with coachees because the tools that we’re using to coach them are tools that also impact us.
  • There are very clear professional boundaries that we do not overstep, and part of becoming certified as a co-active coach is knowing how to make that balance.
  • We don’t necessarily coach in a clinical setting.

22:30- What are the core values you believe in?

  • Passion
  • Positivity
  • Putting People First

RESOURCES:

You can connect with Lara Khouri- LinkedIn

Profile

  • Lara Khouri is the founder of there is no spoon consulting & training firm.
  • She is also a Co-Active Coach.
  • She is also the founding member of Women in CX.
  • She is the community leader for the Women in CX Arabia chapter.

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