Understanding Your Why: Alice Yeh

Ordinary Eccentrics

Jun 1 2024 • 56 mins

In this conversation, Alice Yeh, a life coach, shares her journey from growing up in New Jersey to finding her purpose in San Francisco. She talks about her experiences of adaptability, failure, and the pressure of being an older sibling. Alice also discusses her cultural background as a Taiwanese American and the importance of family dinners. She shares her decision to leave the corporate world and take a sabbatical, which led her to discover her passion for life coaching. Alice's niche is helping high-achieving mid-career professionals who feel stuck and bored with their lives. She emphasizes the importance of understanding one's why and staying motivated. Alice Yeh shares her why for coaching and the freedom she experiences running her own business. She discusses the importance of discipline and organization in her work and the learning curve she faces in sales and marketing. Alice and Courtney also talk about the role of social media in marketing for life coaching and the desire for more in-person events. They touch on the connection between yoga, Reiki, and life coaching, and how these practices can contribute to a holistic approach to coaching. They also discuss the fear of failure and the benefits of working with a life coach.


Takeaways

  • Understanding one's why and staying motivated are key factors in pursuing a fulfilling and purposeful life and career.
  • Running your own business allows for freedom and the ability to call the shots.
  • Fear of failure is common, but learning from failures can lead to growth and new opportunities.
  • Working with a life coach can provide guidance and support in making career changes and navigating life transitions.

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