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Anand G Karthikeyan

TalentEase Life Coach

Anand has over 22 years of corporate and leadership experience across leading organisations such as HSBC, Deutsche Bank, ICICI Bank, ABN AMRO and IndusInd Bank. Over his career span, he has been extensively involved in leading businesses and geographies, owning the P&L responsibility and managing teams. In his various corporate roles, Anand has also played an active and significant role in organisational initiatives such as recruitment and training, retaining and nurturing talent, mentoring and coaching, and building and developing teams.


Anand is passionate about behavioural sciences and psychology. He is driven by the philosophy that almost all problems in the business world can be solved through a deeper understanding of this subject matter. He truly believes that outside the realm of basic domain knowledge and intelligence, success and / or results are strongly guided by psychological factors. His vision is to bring about significant improvement in tangible business results by impacting people. Anand identifies impacting people as capacity building.

Anand has been an executive coach since 2014. He has a Professional Coach Certification (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation USA (ICF). He has over 800 coaching hours and has worked with individuals across sectors and geographies. He is passionate about unlocking the power of untapped potential which he feels is an essential prerequisite to achieving personal transformation and breakthroughs. His life journey can be viewed as a series of such breakthroughs which help create the results both in the personal and professional domain.

List of professional qualifications and certifications include the following:

  • Professional Certified Coach (PCC) credential from the International Coach Federation (ICF) USA
  • Certified Strengths Coach from Gallup Inc.
  • Hogan Personality Assessment Certification from Hogan Assessment Systems Inc.
  • Emotional Intelligence Assessor Certification from Six Seconds USA
  • MBTI Step 1 and 2 from The Myers Briggs Company
  • FIRO B and FIRO Business Certification from CPP – The Myers Briggs Company
  • Strong Career Interest Inventory Accreditation from CPP – The Myers Briggs Company
  • Metaphors of Movement by Andrew Austin (System of forensic linguistic investigation, problem analysis and behavioural modification for problem resolution)
  • Advanced Negotiation Skills Training from GAP Partnership
  • Leading People and Managing Change Program from Wharton Business School
  • Basic Human Laboratory from Indian Society for Applied Behavioural Sciences (ISABS)
  • Global Program for Management Development from the University of Michigan Ross School of Business
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Management Symbiosis Pune (SCMHRD)


Clifton Strengths

Clifton Strengths for students builds off the world famous Gallup organizations research and experience in strengths base.

Research has shown that better results are achieved when people focus on building their strengths rather than curbing their weaknesses. This tool gives students the self-awareness to do that.

The assessment to measures 34 research-validated talent themes and then guides the development of those talents into strengths with resources tailored for students.

It can help individualize learning, support well being and prepare students for the workplaces of tomorrow. More than 700,000 students use the framework each year to discover and develop their strengths.

The report allows both mentor and mentee a specific and measurable way of looking at the mentee’s strengths and creates the ladder for higher and happier performance.


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