Dr Yasmin shared what changed when she was announced Australian Coach of the Year 2019:
“When I received that award, it was no longer about me. It was about sharing my journey and my success with everyone ... the first thing that I saw changing within me, was that I started to believe in myself.
“Another thing was that I started to become more curious with myself … I got the Coach of the Year award, but that did not mean I could become comfortable with myself. I became a learning machine. I put my ego aside. I became more humble with myself. Because now I can see my focus and direction clearly, I finally found what I had been searching for so long.
“Happiness here, for me, was not about winning the award. It was for me to (be able to) go out there and start serving others. That has been the best journey ever.”
Today, Dr Yasmin is not only a beloved professional coach. She is also a marketing lecturer at Deakin University, and is onboard many coaching and mentoring collaborative projects with organisations internationally.
If you’re a fellow coach who resonates with Dr Yasmin’s story and would like to create the same level of success, here are her three golden tips:
- Take that leap and be brave to make mistakes. Accept them.
- Be obsessed with feedback. Throw your ego away and be a learning machine.
- Model excellence. All the resources are already there—model the mindsets, the strategies, and be conscious and curious in the process.
Back to this year’s nominations: the nominee criteria may include an amazing attitude of service, embodiment of passion and determination, an insatiable desire to learn and grow, practicing gratitude.
In essence, people who are amazing demonstrations of what you believe it means to be a successful coach.
Now chances are … you already have a name in mind.
All you need to do is to click on through to this page and put the coach of your choice into the running.
Coach Of The Year 2020 will be announced during the ICG Annual Coaching Summit on November 7 and 8, 2020.