Whether you’re hoping to become more productive during the pandemic or simply want to improve certain aspects of your life, in general, we’ve found some amazing coaches you can learn helpful skills from without having to leave your homes. All of the coaches in this article teach different skills online – just take your pick to see which coach would suit your needs best.
16. Lesley George
Teaches: Life Skills and Self Discovery
Lesley Anne D. George is a life skills and self-discovery coach. Thanks to iHelp, she became certified as a life coach during the pandemic – atime where people need someone to talk to, who can understand or listen to them. This is actually what motivated Lesley to practice it. She got certified last February and hasn’t stopped since. “After thinking about the people waiting and wanting someone to talk to, I realized that it’s my job to listen and coach them,” she shares. “It’s a very different feeling when you hear the “Aha!” moment and they thank you for listening and guiding them get through this pandemic.”
15. Angelo “Boost Gio” Bañaga, C.L.C
Teaches: Personal Finance
Angelo “Boost Gio” Bañaga has been practicing and teaching personal finance and marketing since 2015. Gio was inspired to teach these skills after he and his brother got scammed back in 2014. “I think these skills will help during the pandemic because a lot of people need to learn the importance of having health insurance and emergency funds. I also believe that coaching people to market their product and service will help them to have more sales and profits in their business.”
14. Juan Carlos Garcia
Juan Carlos Garcia has been working in the BPO industry since 2002, where he learned how to talk to people of different nationalities. He has been teaching the art of communication since 2005 and has even used it as a public speaker and voice artist. Along with great trainers and voice artists of The Microphone Club, they have trained artists who are now making waves in the industry since 2015.
“Speaking is a gift,” he exclaims. “I learned an important lesson about blessings: that sharing it is a form of caring. In 2017, I learned that people have the purpose of serving others through their passions by giving Time, Talent, or Treasures and I live by that from then on that way. Speaking is also the most effective way to quickly let others know about news and information when done correctly.” Because of this, he has opened his doors to help more people in using their powers of communication in job interviews, gaining exposure and connections, and even using writing skills.
13. Kassy Pajarillo-Braganza
Teaches: Business Skills
Kassy Pajarillo-Braganza helps driven and ambitious female entrepreneurs (coaches, consultants, private practitioners, service-driven entrepreneurs) become their own CEOs and have six-figure outcomes for their seven-figure businesses through social media. “It has always been my mission to help Filipinos see what’s possible for them and that they can be whatever they would want to be come by leveraging on their experiences and skillsets,” she shares. Kassy has been in the space since 2018, operating her own startup in partnership with co-working spaces – The After Six Club, the progressive and transformative events learning company.
12. Rey Celesio Subingsubing
Teaches: Various Personal and Professional Development Skills
Rey Celesio has been an OD professional for almost 15 years now, mentoring and coaching HR and OD aspirants as well as individuals with personal and professional development skills, including communication, performance management, coaching and mentoring, self-confidence, work ethics, stress management, personality awareness, and leadership.
Rey considers himself as a people developer with high regard for personal and professional improvement. “What inspired me are my own experiences and the learnings I got from the sessions I conducted,” he shares. “This pandemic presented completely unprecedented life-changing circumstances. Some do not know what to do or how to navigate the completely unfamiliar new normal. I’m triggered by this need to equip individuals with the right coping skills, to know what would truly matter to keep oneself afloat, safe, and sane during these trying times. An hour of engaging people online, for example, may save them from getting too stressed during this pandemic.”
11. Myke Celis
Teaches: Self Empowerment
Myke Celis has been a professional coach for more than three years now. As a Global Master Coach, he coaches people to become self-empowered as they live authentically and unapologetically with the right mindset and heart-set, help them overcome limiting beliefs confidently while managing stress and anxiety as they stay mentally fit, gain clarity and direction towards pursuing and achieving their greatest goals as they journey towards their own #bestmeever.Myke himself is a product of coaching and he knows the value of taking care of one’s mental health and overall well-being. “While the pandemic has seemingly put the entire world to a sudden stop, being coached professionally will enable one to remain mentally fit and equipped to thrive in even the most challenging situations,” he says. “Coaching allows people to recalibrate and re-start all over again with the greatest of ease as they become the person they’re meant to be.”
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