March 17, 2021

Building business resilience, with Kim Ades

Episode 995:

Kim Ades (pronounced add-iss) is the President and Founder of Frame of Mind Coaching™ and JournalEngine™ Software. Recognized as an expert in the area of thought mastery and mental toughness, Kim uses her unique philosophy and quirky coaching style to help business owners and leaders identify their personal blind spots and shift their thinking in order to yield extraordinary results. Author, speaker, entrepreneur, coach, and mom of five, Kim’s claim to fame is teaching her powerful Frame of Mind Coaching process to executives, entrepreneurs, and senior leaders world-wide.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • How Kim has demonstrated the importance of building business resilience in her own coaching business by adapting to virtual coaching during the global pandemic
  • How the key to developing resilience is by letting go of struggles and leverage opportunities, and why the first step is to stabilize yourself
  • How Kim defines resilience, and why taking control of your mindset is an important aspect of resilience
  • What three-step process Kim coaches business owners and leaders through to stabilize themselves and become stronger leaders through adversity
  • Why Kim is focused on “doing fewer things but doing them extraordinarily well”, and what the process of working with Frame of Mind Coaching looks like
  • Why too many clients define their goals but then act in ways completely contrary to getting to those goals, and how Kim helps them realign their actions to their goals
  • What major coaching mistakes business owners often make, and why “being empathetic” isn’t the same as being understanding
  • Why too often business leaders focus on behaviors rather than on the beliefs that are driving those behaviors
  • Why, instead of offering instant solutions, you should work to empower your team to find their own solutions
  • Kim offers two questions you should write down and answer that can help you achieve greater clarity on your mindset and help you in building business resilience

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Stephen Woessner

Stephen is the CEO of Predictive ROI and host of the Onward Nation podcast. He is the author of two bestselling books, speaker, trainer, and his digital marketing insights have been featured in SUCCESS, Entrepreneur, The Washington Post, Forbes, Inc. Magazine, and other media.