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Motivation. Energy. Drive.
My coaching session are casual, adaptive and personal. No matter what issue people come into the session with, they tend to leave with a sense of energy and motivation to go through whatever door has just opened up for them. I work with people who are ready and able to engage in developing their own self-awareness and start leveraging it to accomplish their goals.
If you’re looking to take action on your goals, your self-awareness and/or your dreams, I’d love to talk with you.
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Gambit Coaching & Consulting
Are you struggling to carve out time to spend together?
Is communication difficult?
Are you and your partner on different pages when it comes to finances or children?
Relationships, no matter how strong, have their share of challenges. And that’s not a bad thing. Often times we just need some new tools and techniques to navigate through them.
Inside our workshops and private coaching sessions you’ll find:
New listening and communication skills will help initiate more constructive conversations.
Learning each others values around money and finances will help you discover why you make your financial decisions
We have been married 28 years saying “I do” at 19 and having twin boys at 21. There were times that we worked opposite shifts to support our family, often only seeing each other in passing. Communication was almost non-existent.
We faced major moves, leaving family and friends to take a job. The job wasn’t quite as advertised causing Bob serious health issues and putting major strain on our finances.
By this time our relationship was in shambles. A short separation forced us to take a hard look at our marriage. We agreed our relationship was important to us so we tried again.
Things have not been perfect.
Bob worked 2 hours away from home for over a year. It meant Holly was left to parent alone the majority of the time.
Holly lost her job just a few months after being offered a promotion. We ended up losing our home because of it.
We have struggled, fought, and thought it was all over. We pushed through the obstacles and have come out the other side stronger.
We want to help you! Offering you the tools you need and kind of support that let¹s you figure things out for yourself. We believe in the possibility of real & lasting love for anyone who strives for it. Let’s work together to help you create your Miracle Marriage.
Jim Kelley, founder of ChangeWorks Institute, is a coach, author and researcher specializing in personal development, peak performance, and success coaching. Jim is also creative director, developer and lead explorer at the Portland, Oregon-based ChangeWorks Coaching Lab, a coaching and research office focused on helping people get into and manage the flow of change in their lives. Jim has spent the last 25 years learning and developing what’s now known as the Self-Directed Change Method®.
Participants learn to practice a multi-disciplined approach to making changes and living well. “You’ll discover how to apply proven success-generating strategies that CEO’s, world-class athletes, celebrities, and everyday people around the world use to reach incredible heights of personal achievement — and how to use these tools to dramatically improve results in all areas of your life,” Jim says, “So I’ll show you how Thinking Skills + Motivation Factors = Beliefs and Knowledge that help you know what’s possible and what to do next. Imagine that..!”
Since 2009 Jim has been coaching clients from his offices in Portland, Oregon USA, and asks everyone to work on this one question: If everything were easier and more fun would that be okay?
You can connect with Jim and friends, and check out what’s up in the Coaching Lab, including free training and ideas at https://www.changeworksinstitute.com/resources . And always feel free to tell us how it’s going for you, we’d love to hear your story.
Ten years ago,
I was a lawyer with my own practice. I had everything going for me: professional goals accomplished, happily married to the man I love, leading a balanced life with healthy food, sports, vacations, you name it.
My Cartesian mind was telling me that everything was under control, that I had ticked all the boxes and that it would be foolish to change a thing.
Then, life hit me.
At age 38, my body was attacked aggressively by an autoimmune disease. The symptoms were so severe that I could not go to work. Even worse, I could not do even the simplest tasks due to fatigue – making a cup of tea could take all my morning energy from me. I was incapacitated… Treatment was not working the way it should, and I almost lost hope that my body would ever restore to health. I was at my wits end. I was desperate…
All I could do, confined in my house, was think:
“Why did I have all these health problems? Why did I worry about everything that might (or might not) happen to a point that my body crushed? Why had I not realised that I had always been stressed, tired, and anxious? If everything was under control, why did I feel lost and overwhelmed by my emotions?”
“Why me? All I ever wanted was to reap the fruit of my hard work and be able to enjoy my happiness and my success. All I ever wanted was inner peace. After all, I had accomplished every goal I had set for myself. I had done everything I was expected to do.”
Tired morally and physically, I heard a quiet, calm but assertive voice that said:
I was surprised by the certainty of that voice, but I was willing to try anything that would bring back my well-being. What I did not realise right away was that this voice had a wisdom of its own. It led me on a healing journey that started from something that I was relatively familiar with – yoga.
Attending local yoga classes relieved me of my stress and helped my body’s renewal. My yoga teacher and I soon became friends, and she recommended I try reflexology. One thing led to another and my reflexologist introduced me to a reputable energy healer.
I could understand the benefits (and the “science”) of yoga and reflexology, but I remained skeptical when it came to alternative healing methods. Nevertheless, out of curiosity and trust, I decided to meet with this energy healer. To my surprise and delight, her therapeutic channeling worked for me.
My healing begins.
During the session, I was deeply moved by the healer’s wisdom and capability to see above and beyond the surface. She reminded me of my innate sensitivity and said: “Stop running away from who you are, and you will get better. Follow the wisdom of your inner self, and you will forever remain healthy.”
After the session, I rediscovered my sensitivity, which I had had since my early childhood, and I could “see, hear and feel” again. At the beginning, it was overwhelming. It was as if I had been struck by lightning. The experience brought me back in touch with my inner wisdom and enhanced my capability to hear my inner voice. Thankfully, the energy healer taught me techniques to manage my energy sensitivity and trained me in putting it to good use, that is, she taught me how to do therapeutic channeling.
This “epiphany” that helped me rediscover my true gift and inner compass has led me to a series of changes thereafter. I practice being in tune with my inner voice at all times and I know that my inner wisdom is aligning me with the will of the universe. I started “bumping into” the right people, experiences and opportunities. One could say that all this was nothing more than “coincidence” but, in fact, it was synchronicity… That’s only part of the magic that happens when we ignore “distractions” and we start to turn within. Following my curiosity and inner voice, I discovered and trained in Reiki, Hypnotherapy, the Enneagram and Whole Person Coaching. I also taught myself to use divining rods so as to do energy evaluations of people and places, which helps me to better understand my clients’ energy needs before healing and balancing them.
A blessing in disguise.
It was only when I hit rock bottom, that I came to realise that there had always been two voices guiding me. One was the voice of my logic, the loud and demanding one that led me to the ultimate deterioration of my well-being. And the other one, that of my inner wisdom – a soft, quiet but powerful voice that always proves to be right; the one that has my best interest in mind;the one that is forever aligned with my life’s mission. A voice that has always been there, but that was ignored and sacrificed at the altar of social convention and family expectations. A voice that makes me feel whole when I listen to it. The voice of love, wisdom and inner peace.
I learnt that for me to hear that voice I had to quieten all the mind chattering, to make time for silence and just listen. Since I had never taken the time to stop and listen to my body and get in touch with my emotions, my body fell ill and forced me to sit tight and listen to its wisdom.
Reborn with a mission.
Since then, I have been healthy and medicine free, I have more love to give myself and others, and the relationships in my life have become better than ever. After years of training and experimenting with my gifts, I have created my own method of well-being, i-Ki Coaching, and I’m blessed to work with people from all over the world. I write books, and I travel the world for talks, workshops, trainings, presentations and sessions.
My mission is to help you to discover, trust and listen to your own inner, innate wisdom and be guided from within. With this skill, you will learn to become more accepting, compassionate and loving towards yourself and others, you will form and sustain healthy, fulfilling and happy relationships; and ultimately, you will find and use your true gifts to fulfil your life’s mission with clarity and equanimity.
Jeri completed coach certification with Coach Training World specializing in life coaching, mediation, and change management for individual careers and businesses. She has worked for over 12 years in rapidly growing companies, most recently the San Francisco tech start-up and sharing economy pioneer Airbnb.
Sherrie Frank, Program Director, Wings Seminars (https://www.wings-seminars.com)
Sherrie currently leads the Wings Seminars program as well as serving as its lead seminar facilitator. Since 2008 she has worked with individuals, groups and teams helping them to excel in both their personal and professional lives. She facilitates spiritual travel adventures to Bali each year where she offers individual coaching and opportunities for spiritual development.
She is a certified master practitioner, trainer and coach of neuro-linguistic programming, or NLP, a communication approach, and has more than 9,500 hours of facilitation and training. Sherrie has had a long affiliation with Wings, serving as a facilitator since 2008.
A native Oregonian, Sherrie lives in Corvallis with her husband, Michael Frank. She has three grown children and four beautiful and brilliant grandchildren. She is curious by nature and loves people, travel, learning and being fully engaged in life.
Emily is a Money Mastery Coach for women and partnered couples who want to become informed and empowered financially so they can live the life they know they’re meant for. She combines her extensive background in finance leadership development and management consulting with a lifelong love of personal development and spiritual growth to help clients get clear on what they want and how to get it without leaving money on the table. She is results-oriented and her background supports the coaching process to unfold organically, efficiently and effectively. She is passionate about personal finance, effective time management, confidence in communication, self-improvement and stress management techniques, and she brings her unique knowledge, experience, and years of research in these areas to support clients in reaching their highest potential.
She is especially passionate about financial clarity for young people early in their careers, as well as creating dialogue about money in relationships. She works with women individually, as well as partnered couples who want to get on the same page financially.
Specifically, clients can expect to cover any and all of the following topics in working with her through her courses, group programs or in one-on-one coaching partnerships:
– Values identification to facilitate effective use of money
– Goal-setting and clear financial alignment
– Developing and maintaining healthy spending habits
– Defining an approach to saving that makes sense in real life
– Investing basics to help clients create passive income without confusion or judgement
– Boundary-setting and dialogue about money in relationships
– Salary negotiations and owning value in the workplace
– Career transition and business planning for aspiring entrepreneurs
– Financial Independence & Retiring Early (FIRE)
– Strategizing debt repayment and releasing debt anxiety
– Travel on a budget and other financial hacks
After 30 years of outstanding customer service, I have taken my people skills and am now a certified spiritual life coach.
Having walked through a nasty divorce that involved custody battle as well as addiction I have found spiritual principles to live by. Today I have a passion to assist and be a witness to a person’s spiritual growth.
As a spiritual life coach I get to witness a client becoming crystal clear on who and which forms of spirituality they connect to. It’s a pleasure to observe the client go from stress, fear and pain to positive thinking and awareness all is good inside of them. It’s me deepest passion to connect to the human spirt with authenticity and inspiration.
I coach in three areas – right partner, right livelihood, and Parent as Life Coach (coaching you to coach your kid(s) to approach life with a resilient and creative-problem-solving mindset).
Clarity of intention, creativity, courage, and resilience are all learnable skills that put your dream within reach.
Our coaching time will be strength-based, future-focused, and collaborative. You will explore creative processes that uncover the next step on your journey, experience inner shifts that inspire heart-centered action, eliminate blocks to taking action, and put accountability in place to get results.
I am a CPC, Certified Professional Coach, trained in Whole Person Life Coaching through Baraka Institute – Coach Training World in 2015. At the heart of whole person coaching is respect for the client, and trust that he or she is whole, complete and resourceful.
My M.A. in Spiritual Psychology is a natural fit with whole-person coaching. My B.S. in Computer Science and my years designing and building computer systems trained me to be solution-focused and results-oriented. My work in Addiction Counseling strengthened my belief that the start of your life does not define the rest of your life. No matter what you’ve done or what you’ve been through, a future with purpose and meaning is yours to create.
I have decades of experience working with people who are undergoing major life changes – workers undergoing radical innovation in their daily work processes, families coping with a terminally ill family member, men preparing to leave prison, families in the adoption process, professionals undergoing corporate acquisition and downsizing. Being a partner on your journey, walking side-by-side as your life transforms, is a great privilege.
More About Me:
I have compassion and understanding for people facing obstacles in achieving their dreams. I’ve learned to turn the challenges on my journey to my advantage, and to use every experience as an opportunity to learn, grow, and evolve.
I find joy & growth, purpose & meaning through my coaching, marriage, parenting, creative pursuits, friends & family, and spiritual practice. I live a life I love while being true to who I am. I hold the vision for you to create that in your life as well.
I offer a free call to anyone who would like to contact me and reserve a time. We can have a conversation and see if we are a fit to work together.