Balan Swaminathan

An Independent Certified Coach, Teacher, Trainer and Speaker with Maxwell Leadership Certified Team

Joy Marylin Balan

EQUIP & CYW Facilitator

Leading Life Transformation

Transform Yourself to Transform Others

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A journey from success to significance. - Life story.

Discover the hidden potential within you.

Live them and reach your potential.

Unlock your God given potential.

Understand your personality and the need of personal growth.

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Mastermind - Register Now

A mastermind group is a group of like minded individuals who are intentional about their personal growth regularly meet and offer a combination of brainstorming, education, peer accountability and support to sharpen their business and personal skills. Each week the participants study a portion of the study book and come prepared to discuss. During the process the participants combine all the minds to becoming a master mind.

Register for the upcoming masterminds

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DISC Personality Profile Assessment & Workshop

Your individual personality affects every aspect of your life. That's why one of the best things you can do to grow yourself and others is to understand your personality and what naturally drives you. When you recognize your strengths and weaknesses, you are able to give your best as you work with people around you.


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  • Do online Assessment
  • Print report and read
  • Participate in the workshop to
  • Debrief & discuss report
  • Create a Personal Development Plan
  • Participate in a coaching session
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Speaking Engagements

As a Maxwell Leadership Certified Speaker, I offer customized speeches in your events based on the team's needs and budget such as:

  • 10 minute briefing
  • Lunch and Learn
  • Keynote speeches

I will at your request incorporate your organization’s meeting theme, mission / vision statement or build on your existing training schedule to best fit the needs of your group.

Looking forward for speaking engagements from:

  • Schools
  • Universities / Community Colleges
  • Non-profit Organizations
  • Clubs
  • Local Businesses
  • Corporates

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Personal & Group Coaching

  • I help people move from where they are to where they want to be. Coaching is a thought provoking conversation that empowers you with the answers you need to navigate the challenges, maximize opportunities, and grow into an even better version of yourself.
  • As a Maxwell Leadership Certified Coach, I can see what you are going through now and what is up ahead. Coaching is foreseeing, paving the way, coming alongside you while helping you achieve goals and overcome limiting paradigms.

I offer two levels of coaching support:

  • Individual Coaching – one on one private and confidential coaching
  • Group Coaching – small setting onsite or via video technology
  • When I am working with you one-on-one, it is my highest objective to help you reach your purpose, vision and goals by working through John Maxwell's programs specific to your needs. Together, we will create a strategic, powerful plan for you to gain clarity through a weekly process including, interaction and accountability.


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Trainings & Workshops

This is one of my favorite ways of adding value to my clients. We provide Inhouse training for corporates and we also organize training in outside venues such as hotels, conference rooms, etc.

Our workshops provide a combination of the following to enrich your learning experience.

  • Team Building Activities
  • Goal Setting
  • Effective Communication Exercises
  • Personal Growth Topics
  • Leadership Development
  • DISC Personality Assessment
  • Sharing wealth of information from John Maxwell Licensed Materials
  • Custom Modules such as - Marriage Relationships, Parenting, Social Justice, any other topic that's relevant.

We have flexible rates for families, churches, other non-profits, small businesses and corporates.

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Public Speaking - Basics

  • Learn some theory - Grammar
  • Practice easy conversations
  • Learn and prepare script to tell about you in 1min.
  • Practice, record and review telling about you in 1min.
  • Learn how to tell your story
  • Prepare and script an exciting story in your life for 3min.
  • Practice, record and review your 3min. story presentation


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Change Your World (CYW)

What happens on the Change Your World Journey?

  1. Engage in values-based personal growth in Value Tables.
  2. Learn to move from good intentions to good actions in Action Tables.
  3. Develop your personal plan to change your world in the Action Center.

To know more about CYW Journey (Action Tables & Action Center), click here. Register to participate in the next Change Your Table

Value Tables

Lesson Titles:

1. Hope

2. Listening

3. Valuing Every Person

4. Integrity

5. Forgiveness

6. Multiplication


1 hour each week for 6 weeks


CYW is totally free


Experiencing personal transformation is essential before we can change our world. When we learn and begin to live out good values, we experience personal transformation. These six Value Tables lessons walk us through six universal values, with a key component of practical application each week.

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Beyond Success Round Tables (EQUIP)

a life & leadership growth journey

Find the Purpose of your life and its most important relationship to move from success to significance

  • Small Groups
  • 7 Sessions
  • 60-90 minutes per session
  • Short video teachings by Dr. John C. Maxwell
  • Group discussion and real growth areas such as priorities, attitude, and relationships.
  • Opportunity to become a Certified Facilitator

Starting soon, register for free.

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Renita Hennet

This is what my clients say

Renita Hennet

Mastermind - 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth

5/26/2022 19:11:20 Very essential course if you want to grow. Learned so many new things and it’s such an eye opener for my personal growth. Every session was very helpful and pointed me in the right direction. Helped me to identify what I need to do or change to achieve the growth that I needed. Would definitely recommend to anyone who wanted to grow either in their personal life or career. I thank Balan for taking this initiative to coach, train and teach me and others with this wonderful book.

CommUnication - Basics

5/26/2022 19:01:31 Helped me improve my self confidence, learned how to start a conversation and stay in it. Gave me boldness and courage to communicate without anxiety or fear. Enabled me to share about myself and my story effectively. Very useful to communicate in a better way where we can make a difference positively. Very safe environment where we can learn and practice better communication. I thank Balan for giving me the opportunity to learn the basic skills required for communication and teaching me this course.

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Jeny Pearl - communication - bsics

5/25/2022 15:13:02 Self Introduction (1min presentation) was very useful. Making bullet points to remember things was really useful. Presentation was corrected by you was very very useful as it was helpful to rectify the mistakes. Overall it helped to develop confidence.

Suguna Mohandoss - communication - bsics

5/27/2022 11:10:50 First of all, I thank Balan for his effort and his valuable time in communication basics course to teach us the things what exactly we want. I have learned in how to present/submit our preparation in clear and perfect manner. Also I have learned how to speak without fear and hesitation.I strongly recommend this course to learn strategies to improve the communication skills.

Jeyalatha Rajendran - communication - bsics

5/27/2022 11:36:56 I’m so thankful to you. You motivated me and now I know how I can improve my English skills. I appreciate it. I have learned how to talk with strangers without fear. Conversations are much easier for me now.

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International Maxwell Certification - March, 2022

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Title: the 15 invaluable laws of growth

  • 15 weekly one hour sessions, either in-person or over zoom
  • 6 to 8 participants sharing a great learning experience
  • A right place and time to start your personal growth journey.

Personal growth is difficult, but it is possible. All you need is a guide. And who better to lead the way than self-improvement guru John Maxwell through his book the 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth. In this inspiring guide, the author John C. Maxwell shares his tried and true principles for maximum personal growth. He teaches everything he has gleaned over 50 years about what it takes to reach our potential.

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Title: Everyone Communicates Few Connect

The ability to connect with others is a major determining factor in reaching your full potential. It's no secret! Connecting is a skill you can learn and apply in your personal, professional, and family relationships-and you can start now!

Maxwell shares the 5 Principles and 5 Practices to develop the crucial skill of connecting, including:Finding common ground, Keeping your communication simple, Capturing people's interest, Inspiring people, Staying authentic in all your relationships.

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Everything rises and falls on leadership. The world becomes a better place when people become better leaders. Developing yourself to become the leader you have the potential to be will change everything for you.

In the Developing the Leader Within You Workbook, John Maxwell examines the differences between leadership styles, outlines specific ways each reader can apply principles for inspiring, motivating, and influencing others. These principles can be used in any organization to foster integrity and self-discipline and bring a positive change.

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