Vijeth Nayak – A Life Well Lived
In conversation with life coach, author, founder of LIVE WELL LIVED Mr. Vijeth Nayak from Bangalore, India and asking him questions about his life, career and how did he get to this stage at such a young age!
WHAT DO YOU LOVE ABOUT COACHING THE MOST?
Coaching has become a way of life for me. I never thought it would become a profession but, I have always enjoyed myself connecting and interacting with people. I always believed that people have unseen and unfelt potential within and they need someone to bring it out. I thought I would do that for my satisfaction but eventually when I started seeing people have their breakthroughs I decided to make it a profession and do it in a more structured manner to reach more people.
HOW WOULD YOU DESCRIBE YOUR APPROACH TO COACHING?
Well, as a coach my approach is direct. While I’m still working on being a shoulder to cry on, I can assure that I am someone who will work with you in bringing the best version out of you. Because if I give out my sympathy it would make you more weaker. You are coming to a coach to become stronger and achieve your goal. So, my approach is straight forward to get you there and get you breakthroughs in your life.
HOW LONG HAVE YOU BEEN COACHING?
Professionally, it’s been over 2 years now. But I have always played the role of a coach since my teenage in helping a lot of my friends overcome a lot of mental challenges and become better with what they do. I also played a major role as a coach in one of the direct selling company helping thousands of them get more clarity about their entrepreneurial journey as a direct selling professional.
WHY DID YOU DECIDE TO BECOME A LIFE COACH?
Few years back when I was in the toughest phase of my life, I was down, and I had no one with whom I could consult to overcome that situation. Thoughts of killing myself even popped in my mind even though that’s something I never wanted to. I had to build in a lot of strength in me to overcome that stage mentally and that made me realise that there are a lot of people around who would need me to be there and push them not only to be better but also push them out of those stages where they try to break themselves down. That’s when I decided to take this up as a serious profession.
WHAT SPECIFIC AREAS DO YOU FOCUS ON?
I focus more on confidence-building and self-empowerment because I believe that if these two are built stronger inside a person he/ she can take care of the other aspects of life such as finance and wealth, relationships, spirituality etc..
WHAT IS THE BIGGEST OBSTACLE YOU HAVE OVERCOME IN YOUR OWN LIFE?
As I mentioned earlier, that one particular stage where I was mentally down because of certain unnecessary decisions and my own greed in life which trapped me into a zone of negativity, losing my self-confidence and came to a stage to end myself.
It took a lot of strength to overcome that all by myself and regain everything and get back the old me to keep going in life.
WHAT TYPES OF CLIENTS DO YOU MOST LIKE TO WORK WITH?
I work with everyone who is ready to accept that they need someone to push them and guide them to keep moving.
DO YOU OFFER ONLINE COACHING?
Yes absolutely, post COVID we have moved completely online. Even though it cannot beat the real human interaction it’s good that we have the technology to support us to reach all over and contribute in peoples life worldwide. It’s LIMITLESS.
WHAT ARE YOUR FAVOURITE THREE SELF-HELP BOOKS?
I read a lot, but my top 3 favourites are THE POWER OF SUBCONSCIOUS MIND, THINK AND GROW RICH and THE MAGIC OF THINKING BIG.
WHAT CAN A CLIENT EXPECT FROM YOU AFTER COACHING SESSION?
If the client is ready to give 100 percent trespass to me and accept the fact that he/ she needs help. They will be able to build in a lot of strength within and push themselves out of that particular situation or phase of life. Coaches are not GOD you know. A coach can help someone who is ready to help the coach to help themselves (I know it sounds like a tongue twister hahaha).