The 'Inspire your Life' Podcast with Arthi Rabikrisson

The 'Inspire your Life' Podcast with Arthi Rabikrisson

To boldly #FindyourPrerna (Prerna = inspiration) with uplifting sentiments, real stories from real people doing extraordinary things, or just asking the questions that need to be asked to ignite your enthusiasm to go beyond your own limitations.If you like what you hear on the episodes, be sure to rate them and write a review. And of course, share!Share your comments on the episodes, it will be great to hear from you! Connect with or follow Arthi and her company, Prerna Advisory on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn with @asrabikrisson, @arthirab or @prernaadvisory. Inspire your life today!www.prernaadvisory.com

Episodes

September 14, 2022 28 min

In episode 14 of the Inspire your Life podcast, Arthi has an inspired conversation with guest Kim Neeson, about resilience and forgiveness.

Kim shares her story about having left the freelance court reporting firm she was employed at after having some really difficult run-ins with the new manager that was appointed, she opted to started her own firm.  One of her colleagues at the firm she had left opted to join her about a year late...

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In episode 13 of the Inspire your Life podcast, Arthi has a connected and deep conversation with guest Becky Sharpe, about how one can become ones best version.

Becky shares insights into her experiences from her life's journey of openness, tolerance and understanding differences that allowed her to explore far more than what most others would. This meant that her journey of evolving towards her best version had a great foundati...

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In Episode 12 of Season 2 Arthi has a enlightening conversation with Dr Schafer about the power of reverse empowerment.
Dr Schafer, an astute and passionate oncologist, broke bones in her ankle in an on-campus fun activity. She experienced what it was like to switch roles of no longer just being a physician but now being cared for instead. During this time she found that her oncology patients, staff and family members were attentive...

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In Episode 11 of Season 2 Arthi has a motivating discussion with Cheryl Czach about how powerful the YES Mindset is not only for ourselves but others too.
Cheryl started off with an unconventional career path, where for example, college was not in her path after graduating from high school. Instead she started working, got a part time job in an office as a receptionist and was offered the opportunity to train in accounting and join ...

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In Episode 10 of Season 2 Arthi has an inspiring chat with Melissa Leich, helping us understand the importance of being able to embrace change skillfully.

Melissa’s multicultural upbringing and love for diversity started in childhood, resulting in her studying in the UK and being able to try out new experiences throughout Europe and Asia as a result. She has made some difficult decisions with transformational change results, from le...

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In episode 9 of season 2, Arthi welcomes long-time friend, and human and environmental rights activist Yuri Ramkissoon to the show.

Yuri shares her context of growing up in an activist family, experiencing childhood and teenage-hood in the KZN South Industrial Basin, and bearing witness to the disregard and impunity from the private sector and government to remedy the pollution. 
A chance selection of environmental science as a fille...

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In this episode, Arthi has an interesting discussion with guest Alvina Peat about how one can go about taking control of ones career.

Alvina worked in mortgage finance for many years and the company underwent a re-organisation, leaving her with a decision to make: reapply for her role or take a leap of faith. Through a mindset shift, she took this juncture as an opportunity to reinvent herself in a way that she wanted to, and hence ...

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In Episode 7 of Season 2 Arthi has an inspiring chat with founder Reena Khullar, who began her business in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic!
Reena wanted to try something new and she figured she could go back to a 8am-4pm job at some stage if she wanted to but for now the conditions were right: everyone was working from home, everyone was looking for new ways to manage this environment as the workforce was changing due to evolving...

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In Episode 6 of this season, Arthi has an insightful conversation with Leang about how we need to raise our self-awareness as solopreneur.

Leang shares how she was someone who always had to do things first in her family, being a role model to cousins and one of the eldest in her generation, she set the bar of what they could consider doing and achieving. It’s quite a responsibility to shoulder of course, and it is very typical of ma...

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In the 5th episode of Season 2, Arthi is joined by gest Dr Rosetta (Rose) Pillay, a woman who's journey to her purpose is filled with career changes and choices.

Rose shares context about her traditional upbringing and extremely humble background, with expectations around what her career should be. She boldly selected choices that were out of line of those expectations, and at times without her family's knowledge, purely bec...

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As we begin #womenhistorymonth in March 2022, Arthi speaks to guest Divya Parekh about the joy of impacting others.
Divya shares about her career inflection point as a result of watching her colleagues being laid off and how this catalysed her thinking about the impact this on her own esteem and health, and what she could do to ensure next time it was not her being retrenched.
After some reflection, and knowing her joy of working wit...

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In Episode 3 and as part of spotlighting the focus on Black History Month, Arthi is joined by guest Nadine Hack, to talk more about Humility and connectedness.
Nadine recounts her awareness of ubuntu (the African philosophy of 'I am because we are') as something that she came into the world into, and thereafter being drawn to other  people who imbued connectedness as the key to meaningful life, and who exuded humility in the...

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On episode 2 of the second season of the Inspire Your Life podcast, Arthi explores the positive side of limiting beliefs, and how one can thrive beyond it, with guest Susan, who has had to overcome tremendous limiting beliefs imposed by others, at a young age, and became her burden to carry and fend off.

And fend off she did, despite being an introvert. She found the courage on a number of instances, which she shares with us in the ...

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In this first episode of Season 2, Arthi explores more about #Ikigai, the Japanese philosophy of purpose, with guest Santa, who has been using this philosophy since being a graduate.

She shares a number of personal stories of her journey of finding herself without a job in the financial crisis, to cultural expectations of what she should do as a career, to being undervalued for her skill - yet she has been daring and courageous to p...

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In this final episode of Season 1, Arthi has a meaningful conversation with the inspiring Joyel Crawford about how we can not just move past burnout, but actually bounce forward from it.

Joyel shares how 2020 was the year she was looking forward to, from a business and professional perspective, with a number of key projects lined up, until the pandemic hit, causing cancellations and clients business to dry up. 

This caused anxiety an...

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On this episode, Arthi has a meaningful conversation with Sahar Andrade about how growing up in 7 different countries as a child was laden with both negative and positive experiences.

On the positive side, she met people who were so diverse, that she became accepting and non-judgemental of who they were. Thus very open-minded as a child. 

On the negative side, it created a lack of real connection with people, aided by a heightened se...

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In this episode, Arthi has a purpose and value-based discussion with Michael Thiemann, who shares some of his personal journey where he reached a tipping point in a very successful corporate career and made the decision to live more purposefully based on his values. A positive impact from the financial crisis, would you believe!

Michaels shares his personal vision, which is inspiring and some of the personal development he has done...

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In this episode Arthi has an inspiring conversation with Sujata Gupta, the creative head and founder of fashion boutique Nandni Studio in India.
Sujata reached her 40's and realised that this 3rd phase of her life needed to be purposeful and meaningful to her, not based on others expectations.
Being a seasoned IT specialist in the corporate world,  it was a chance sighting of a billboard for a fashion design course at the leading...

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In this episode, Arthi has an eye-opening conversation with Harumi Gondo, about knowing the value of the business you conduct, and how to set those all important next step boundaries.
Harumi shares her personal business experiences of growing her NPO and business and how having a low pricing model hindered her success, until she became self-aware that this needed to change. With courageous conversations, she set and reinforced bound...

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In this episode Arthi has a conversation with Dr Ryan Lahti about how one can deal with blame, uncertainty and risk.  In this VUCA environment, we face these threats regularly and often are ill equipped to handle them with success. Ryan shares his personal experience of dealing with  blame, uncertainty and risk in a client context and shares insights on how to navigate these as skillfully as possible - with finesse!
By learning and ...

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