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News Letters

Wed, June 5

Cornered into Coaching

Kim Ades

I was walking down the hallway in my first year of high school with my best friend, when I noticed a tall and lanky older girl walking towards us. Her hair seemed unusually thin and unkempt and I noticed that she was missing a tooth. She looked like a drug-ridden scrapper. Given my over-protected and very sheltered upbringing, this girl was an unusual being in an otherwise very prim and proper environment.

As we passed by, I glanced her way to try to make some sense of what I was seeing. She noticed my eyes following her and instantly turned around, grabbed me by the arm, and pinned me to the wall. She demanded to know what I was 'staring at' and threatened to beat me up.

Suffice it to say, my meek disposition and the crowd that formed around us were enough to convince her to let me off the hook without a scratch. But I left the scene significantly shaken up and spent the next few years having random dreams about this girl.

My dreams were never an instant replay of the hallway scene nor did they ever feature the fist fight that never happened. My dream was always about me having a conversation with her, trying to understand her emotional make-up while imploring her to turn her life around and become a better person. The dream really never changed - the only thing that changed was the way I went about helping her see herself through a new lens.

Life hasn't changed that much over the years. I had the instinct of a coach ever since I was a kid - and that instinct was the driving force that created Frame of Mind Coaching. I suppose in some ways, I always imagined myself in conversations with people, helping them to see a better picture of themselves, enabling them to take action in order to live a life of passion and contribution.

My career has taken me a few steps further than that recurring dream with Shelly (that's her name btw). What I never quite imagined was building a company that certifies others, who also have an instinct for coaching, to become phenomenal coaches by teaching them every aspect of the Frame of Mind Coaching Methodology.

It is with great pleasure that I invite you to take a look at our new and improved Frame of Mind Coaching site and explore the idea of joining our team by becoming an FOM Certified Coach. You just may have your own Shelly waiting in the wings to awaken your coaching career.

Is Coaching for You?

Davida Ander

Coaching can be the most rewarding work you will ever do. There is something very special about helping to lift another human being, and helping them achieve their greatness. It is an honour to be trusted, and to be able to have a deep, profound impact on someone else's life.

It is an honour that the team at Frame of Mind Coaching would love to share with you.

If you have ever thought about the idea of coaching or have already been coaching informally and have been thinking about learning how to coach officially, then you might be interested in becoming a certified Frame of Mind Coach.

By the same token, if you are an existing coach who is interested in learning more about the FOM Coaching methodology, we encourage you to take our existing coach assessment. Our new certification goes above and beyond, bringing together all the important coaching strategies into one package.

We invite you to learn more about our unique certification process and coaching methodology. Visit our updated website to discover whether or not becoming a coach is a possibility for you. A member of our team will get in touch with you to review your assessment and provide any information you want to know about Frame of Mind Coaching and certification.

Please don't hesitate to reach out to us with thoughts or questions. We would love to hear from you. We're looking forward to sharing our FOM Coaching recipe with you.

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