Illa is an ICF certified executive coach & facilitator based in Mumbai, India.
She is passionate about steering people from a state of uncertainties, to that of possibilities, by collaborating in their journey of self- discovery & development.
She enables this internal shift through deep, insightful coaching conversations, and facilitating learner-centric, curated workshops.
Illa embarked on her entrepreneurial journey as Coach and Facilitator in 2015.
She created thechangecatalyst with a clear purpose to help people realize their full potential, through all her interfaces, and help them BE what they truly are capable of.
Her transformative sessions make significant impact in lives of people, helping them achieve their most inspiring goals, while helping them lead more fulfilling lives, by instilling a growth mindset.
A compulsive learner, she thrives on constantly exploring & adding new dimensions to her existing areas of expertise, and exploring unchartered territories.
Life is the best teacher & every challenge is an opportunity in disguise, has been her guiding principle in career & life.
She draws her inspiration & calls into play many such life lessons, while helping her clients overcome their challenges.
Hours of Coaching
Years Of Experience
ILLA’S COACHING SKILLS
Illa has over 550+ hours of having coached professionals’ one-one, using the Brain-based coaching approach, developed by David Rock.
She helps professionals seeking success & fulfilment in professional & personal life, by helping them to first clarify the WHY & WHAT of their ambitions. Once these are taken care of, the HOW becomes evident & the individuals feel energized to pursue their goals with renewed impetus. She merges the science of coaching with her skills in – asking powerful & insightful questions, empathy, active listening, mindfulness & undivided presence. This blend of science & art of coaching leads to conversations , wherein the coach is an invisible partner in the dance of insights-which is the Coachee’s journey of self-discovery & development.
Her coaching helps create self-awareness in individuals about the limiting beliefs & thinking that comes in the way of them achieving success in their focus areas. She further supports them to leverage their innate strengths to embrace change, replacing the limiting mind frame with a mind-set that is open for exploring new avenues for achieving greater success & fulfilment. While her core area of coaching is Executive coaching for professional development, she is equally at ease in supporting individuals in other areas of life, as they are inseparable from the whole being.
She works best with motivated, driven people such as-
- Senior mature leaders, high performers & potentials looking to navigate through certain challenges & setbacks
- Managers & Executives transitioning to senior role
- Professionals looking to define a clear career path
- Leaders looking at making a big leap in career
- Entrepreneurs looking to establish their dream enterprise
Some of the benefits they have experienced from coaching include-
HIGHER ORDER ROLES
Proven track record of over 22 years in leading organizations in the FMCG & Wellness industry. The Organizations she worked with include- Marico Industries, Hindustan Unilever, Kaya Ltd. & VLCC HealthCare.
She dabbled into diversely challenging roles during this period, including – Research & Development of innovative new products, Consumer insights, Technical support to marketing, Analysis, and Strategy for new innovations.
She also had a passion for mastering & championingprocess such as – HACCP, Sensory evaluation of processed foods, QFD and holds a Six-sigma green belt certification.
- Master of Science in Analytical & Medicinal Chemistry
- Bachelor of Science in Microbiology