S01 Episode 02 - Faris Khalifeh

Coach in Vancouver Podcast - Faris Khalifeh - CoachMe Vancouver

Introduction

Our guest this week is Faris Khalifeh who coaches introverts to build on their strengths as quiet leaders. He’s also a self-declared minimalist, feminist, introvert, father, and husband.

  • We discover how you can find out if you’re an introvert or extrovert. Beware, you might be surprised!

  • We find out about the unique strengths of introverts and how to truly embrace those strengths.

  • We also learn how awareness will lead to higher confidence and productivity, more compassion, better communication and relationships at home and at work.

  • …and we bust some introversion myths.

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Key Takeaway Summary

  • We learn about Faris’ coaching story and how he discovered that he’s an introvert

  • Faris introduces us to his area of expertise – Values-Driven Introvert Entrepreneurs - and how he can help his clients.

  • We find out what defines an introvert and extrovert, the science behind it, and how to embrace the strengths of an introvert.

  • Faris explains what “values driven” means.

  • We learn some ways how to find out if we’re introverts

    • After a networking event, do you want to go home and relax, or would you rather go out for dinner and more entertainment?

    • What activities energize and which drain you? Where do you gain and lose energy? Going home or further socializing?

    • If you love journaling, reflecting, listening, and introspection you’re very likely to be an introvert.

    • The best way to find out is by taking personality type tests, like Meyers Briggs or 16 Personalities.

  • Faris shares inspiring coaching experiences and what difference coaching has made for his clients.

  • He tells us about the people he likes to work with and his coaching approach.

  • We bust some myths about introversion and what Faris likes about his job.

  • We find out about Faris’ favourite quote and what influence it has on him and other’s lives: “Wherever you go, there you are.” - Confucius

  • Questions In A Bag – Find out the answers to these random questions: “What is your superpower?”, “What is your dream?”, “What is one of your quirks?”

Further Reading: Guest Blog by Faris 

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