S02 E15: Being a Single Parent

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Life as a single parent can be quite tedious. A single parent's duties are not any different, except that you're alone and on your own. Single parenting is so much more than one imagines it to be. You not only have to take care of yourself, but also of the other members of the family, on one person's income.

This week on The Empowering Series, host Zarina Poonawalla, Founder of Abbzoh Expertise Unique, Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker is joined by Neetu Ailsinghani, Vice President - Operations with an Investment Bank. Neetu, a happy single mother, shares her personal experiences of being a single mom, her equation with her 18-year daughter and the challenges she faced while raising her.

Neetu also shares some tips on how to spend more time with your children and some fun anecdotes about her daughter.

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S02 E13: Be The Real You

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Revealing your sexual orientation or gender identity, be it lesbian, gay, bi-sexual or transgender, can be an extremely daunting prospect. It takes a lot of courage, especially coming out to your parents. Many also fear how their friends and society will respond. Homosexuality is normal, and needs to be normalized. It is not a mental illness or a disease. We all have the right to choose whom we wish to marry and spend the rest of our lives with, and we should be able to do so without fear of being ridiculed.
On this week's episode, host Zarina Poonwalla, Founder of Abbzoh Expertise Unique, Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker is joined by TEDx speaker and Queer Influencer - R Balaji. Bala, who likes to refer to himself as 'Bala Girl'. He shares his story of being gay, coming out to those closest to him, finding a support system in his mother, the struggles he faced during his school life and some extremely motivational people that he met who changed his destiny.
The conversation also touches upon cross-dressing, homophobia, bullying and how one should accept their identity with pride.

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S02 E07: Making The Big Switch

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Ever felt like the job you once loved no longer makes you feel motivated or excited? Maybe it's not just the job but the entire industry you're into. You suddenly realize that you're not passionate about it and it's time to make a big switch in your life.

On this week's episode, host Zarina Poonwalla, Founder of Abbzoh Expertise Unique, Peak Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker is joined by Raachyeta Sharma, Co-founder of The Open Library Project & Publishing Infinity. They discuss making a big switch at your workplace, moving from being an employee to an employer, how one should be mentally prepared and be ready for shocks and surprises. They also talk about rejection, uncertainty and how one should be patient and not get edgy.

Zarina also shares 7 cheat codes on acing the big switch, and a lot more.

You can follow Raachyeta Sharma (host of Paperback) on Instagram @RaachyetaSharma

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S02 E05: Happiness and Productivity at Work

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'Your attitude determines your altitude'.

Have you woken up and thought - 'I don't want to go to work today'? Attitude plays a vital role at the workplace. It determines employee morale, productivity, and patience. A positive attitude helps you to cope better in stressful situations at work.

On the fifth episode of The Empowering Series, host Zarina Poonawalla, Founder of Abbzoh Expertise Unique, Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker is joined by John Cherian, Co-founder & Executive Director - Enparadigm. He speaks about making employees happy and motivated at work, how a boss can make the workplace wonderful or miserable and how to motivate employees to exceed fixed expectations.

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S02 E04: 'De-Stress', Your Stress

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We are stressed when we cannot deliver what is expected from us. Half of the time people are in stress because they believe that they are not worth it. Between juggling work, family, friends and other preoccupations, we become so stressed out that it leads to mental and physical problems.

On the fourth episode of #theempoweringseries, host Zarina Poonawalla, Founder of Abbzoh Expertise Unique, Performance Coach and Motivational Speaker talks to Urooj Qureshi, Business Head Trica Clinic (Jean Claude Biguine) about dealing with stress, how one should manage stress at workplace and how stress affects our personal life. They also talk about the four 'A's of stress management, the relationship between stress and success and a lot more.

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EP 05: Startup Culture

What is the ideal level of transparency in an organisation?
How do you build a great work culture?
Should startups have a dress code?
New-age startups function very differently from corporate offices with fixed hours and a formal dress code. But it is still a workplace. Life Coach Zarina Poonawalla talks to CEO Amit Doshi about building communication and motivations at work to create a productive culture in a startup.

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EP 02: Attitude vs. Approach

How do you alleviate negativity at work?
How do you keep people motivated?
Money, growth, and productivity are what any person looks for when they are working in a company. How do you either oblige or circumvent these aspects so that your employee has a positive attitude and approach to work. Whether it’s that morning cup of coffee or “yes, I’ll try” to every task, Bossman Amit Doshi & motivational speaker Zarina Poonawalla discuss how to motivate and inspire On ‘Being A Better Boss’ this week.

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