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About the 1-hour Professional Development Training

Title:  “Life Coaching Isn’t Just for Grownups – Three Skills Every Child Should Learn Before the Age of 10”

Description:

When faced with challenges or disappointments, most kids don’t have the tools to handle them. As a result, they often get down on themselves or give up on themselves – developing belief systems that can hold them back for the rest of their lives. As coaches, we’ve seen the impact of childhood events on adult clients over-and-over again!

Coaching isn’t just for grownups. It’s a game changer for our youth when they learn how to break through limiting beliefs and proactively create supportive beliefs to help them thrive. Life coaching can help kids learn how to use the power of their thoughts to handle the ups and downs of growing up and to develop a mindset for creating happiness, confidence, and success in life.

In this session coaches will learn about three mindset skills that all kids should learn before the age of 10 and how they can use stories and activities to coach kids (the skills work for grownup clients too).

Four learning objectives:

  • Why life coaching is critical for our youth and how coaching children is different than coaching adults
  • Three traps that crush self-esteem and mindset skills that can help kids beat those traps
  • Activities you can use immediately to help children practice these mindset skills
  • How you can use coaching stories to evoke awareness, learning, and action in children

 

IMPORTANT: Please note that this 1-hour training is a TRAINING, not an offer for our services.  Attendees can learn more on their own, after the training is complete.

 

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Trainer Introduction: Renaye Thornborrow 

Renaye Thornborrow is leading a worldwide movement to bring life coaching and personal development to kids.

She is the founder and CEO of Adventures in Wisdom® and author of the Adventures in wisdom Life Coaching Program for Kids Curriculum. Her company’s WISDOM Coach® Certification program is helping professionals in over 30 countries use coaching stories to bring life coaching to kids between the ages of 6-12.

Through the coaching stories, kids learn 27 powerful mindset skills for resilience, self-esteem, confidence, self-leadership, achievement, happiness, and so much more!

Renaye is a personal development expert, member of the International Coaches Federation, and former 3-year board member for the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO). She is also a retired corporate marketing executive and holds a Bachelor of Science from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Texas. She and her husband of 30 years are the proud parents of 19-year old twins – a son and a daughter.

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Sample Email Messages

Below is an email that you can use as is or personalize (recommended) to invite your community to the training: “Life Coaching isn’t Just for Grownups – Three Things All Kids Should Learn Before Age 10”.

 

Subject 1: Life coaching isn’t just for grownups!

Hello <name>,

When faced with challenges or disappointments, most kids don’t have the tools to handle them. As a result, they often get down on themselves or give up on themselves – developing belief systems that can hold them back for the rest of their lives. As coaches, we’ve seen the impact of childhood events on adult clients over-and-over again!

Coaching isn’t just for grownups. It’s a game changer for our youth when they learn how to break through limiting beliefs and proactively create supportive beliefs to help them thrive.

In this powerful training you’ll learn how coaching kids is different from coaching adults. You’ll also learn three powerful mindset skills that support children in developing powerful self-esteem that doesn’t rise and fall with the ups and downs of life.

You will leave the training with tools you can use immediately with the children in your lives (and they work for grownups too).

If you have children in your life, care about children, or have clients who have children, this is a must-attend training to learn more about helping children be who they were meant to be in the world.

See you there!

<YOUR-NAME>

P.S. There has never been a more urgent need to help children develop these skills. In October 2021, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) declared – in a joint statement – that children’s mental health is a national emergency because of the pandemic. Life coaching for kids is a critical part of the mental health continuum that most people are not aware of. Join us to find out how life coaching is helping children navigate these challenging times.

 

Sample eZine/newsletter

eZine 1

Life coaching isn’t just for grownups! When faced with challenges or disappointments, most kids don’t have the tools to handle them. As a result, they often get down on themselves or give up on themselves – developing belief systems that can hold them back for the rest of their lives. As coaches, we’ve seen the impact of childhood events on adult clients over-and-over again. Learn how coaching kids is different from coaching adults and how mindset skills and life coaching supports children in navigating the ups and downs of growing up while building powerful self-esteem, confidence, self-leadership, achievement, and more!  You will leave the training with tools you can use immediately with the children in your lives (and they work for grownups too).

eZine 2

Life coaching isn’t just for grownups! It’s a game changer for our youth when they learn how to break through limiting beliefs and proactively create supportive beliefs to help them manage the ups and downs of growing up. And there’s never been a more critical time. In October 2021, children’s mental health in the United States was declared a national emergency.  Life coaching for kids is a critical part of the mental health continuum that most people are not aware of.  Learn how coaching kids is different from coaching adults and how mindset skills and life coaching supports children in developing resilience and coping skills while building powerful self-esteem, confidence, self-leadership, achievement, and more!  You will leave the training with tools you can use immediately with the children in your lives (and they work for grownups too).

eZine 3

Life coaching isn’t just for grownups and there’s never been a more urgent time to help children develop mindset skills to manage the ups and downs of growing up.  In October 2021, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry (AACAP) and the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) declared – in a joint statement – that children’s mental health is a national emergency because of the pandemic. Life coaching for kids is a critical part of the mental health continuum that most people are not aware of.  In this 1-hour training, learn how coaching kids is different from coaching adults and how mindset skills and life coaching supports children in developing resilience and coping skills while building powerful self-esteem, confidence, self-leadership, achievement, and more!  You will leave the training with tools you can use immediately with the children in your lives (and they work for grownups too).

Testimonials

Excerpts from Jack Canfield’s Interview of Renaye Thornborrow

“ That is so valuable because we’re not learning that in school…

I’m sitting here thinking I need to tell every trainer I’ve ever trained, which is about 4000 of them, go get trained by you. Add this to their tool bag….

I was one of the founders of the National Council for Self-Esteem way back when. And the work you’re doing is so far beyond what anyone was doing…I feel grateful that you’re doing the work you’re doing. It’s really, really important….

If you have children, if you have grandchildren, if you’re a teacher, if you’re a coach, if you’re anyone working with children or care about children, I’m sitting here. And I don’t say this very often. I highly recommend what you’re doing. It is so valuable, and it’s so complete. That’s what I love about it and, obviously, really effective.”

Click Here to Watch Full Interview

Jack Canfield

New York Times Best Selling Author of The Success Principles, Chicken Soup for the Soul Series and Trainer of over 4000 Coaches , Canfield Training Group

Excerpts from Peter J Reding Interview of Renaye Thornborrow

“As a visionary in coaching I know you see a world where it doesn’t have to be the way it is now….

Imagine the world where the conditioning we talk about in adult Life coaching is actually a positive conditioning,…children can negotiate who they are, what they want.…

You are doing life changing work [for children] – If I can [shift my thinking] when I’m 10- years-old around my sleep, I can do it when I’m 18-years-old and getting ready for exams or when I’m 25-years-old when I’m in my first major position…I can choose thoughts that are more beneficial – that help me change my attitude…It’s just brilliant. Wow! Wow, wow, wow!”

What I love about this is that it’s deep transformational work….You’re teaching [children] how to Learn, how to think, how to resolve issues that are going on in their lives for themselves….

You’re doing a lot of right for the world…l thank you for your energy, your passion, and your offering to the world….I highly recommend that those of you who have any inclination of working with kids to please call Renaye….she is passionate and there to support you.”

Click Here to Watch the Full Interview

Peter J Reding,

Founder, Coach for Life

Testimonials from ICF LA Chapter Training

“We recently had a solid tele-class with the Los Angeles Chapter of the International Coaching Federation, entitled “Life Coaching Isn’t Just for Grownups”. How true is the name of that event. Renaye shared powerful tools for coaching kids, which really are useful and relate to adults too. If you want to learn more about coaching kids, Renaye is your “GO TO” person on this topic.”
– Barry Bettman, PCC

“Really loved the exercises [Renaye] introduced. Found the whole thing fascinating and enriching. It certainly made me see what is possible for our world if more kids had this type of coaching (and parenting) in their lives.”
-Tara

“I loved it! Very well organized and smart concepts. Even though this [training] was geared toward coaching kids, I can also see how to apply this to adults…One of my favorite trainings.”
– ICFLA attendee

“Wow! So much. The power of story the traps and tools for helping kids create awareness and learn to separate events from who they are…. Taking adult ideas and making them so accessible for younger kids is brilliant. I have 6-year-old twins so super helpful. One of the most valuable ICF trainings. Thank you!”
– Mary Allen

 

ICF Los Angeles Chapter

“Finally, a bold leader in a coaching specialty the planet needs SO much – life coaching for kids!

Renaye is the real deal, providing wisdom and teaching for kids and parents that is road-tested and makes a tangible difference quickly, while having fun. And because it’s so innovative, it changes the game for any coach wanting to over deliver to their family/children/parent clients.

Thank you Renaye for dedicating your life to making it easier for coaches to find parents to help kids. I highly recommend you every chance I get.”

Andrea J. Lee

Founder, Wealthy Thought Leader.com and former General Manager of Coachville

“I was thrilled to interview Renaye Thornborrow as part of my Unboxed Brain Series – a monthly program where I spotlight out-of-the box thinkers who are bringing creative solutions to the world.

She is engaging, creative, generous and knows her stuff. What I love about her innovative approach is that it enables coaches to use stories and engaging activities to bring life coaching to kids.

Her innovative certification program is exactly what the industry, and parents for that matter, need in this arena. My audience loved her and she was fun and easy to work with.

If you get the chance to hear her speak or take part in her programs, do it. You won’t be disappointed.”

Marcy Nelson-Garrison MA LP CPCC

Coaching Toys, Inc.

“Renaye Thornborrow recently provided a continuing education program for our group of certified coaches.

Her program for coaching kids serves as a great resource for divorce coaches because either parents need something to help them to focus on the children during divorce AND divorce coaches can benefit from adding coaching for children to their services.

Renaye is very engaging, has a gracious and direct manner and is so innovative in her approach to coaching children through stories.

I wish I were a kid again because I could have benefited greatly from having a coach when my self-esteem hit the skids after the death of my mother at the tender age of eight.”

Pegotty Cooper, CDC, MBA

President, Divorce Coaching Inc and Co-Founder of the CDC Certified Divorce Coach Program

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Why You Can Trust Adventures in Wisdom 

Since 2013 we have offered a coaching specialty that enables coaches to extend their services to include life coaching for kids.  Over 700 coaches across more than 30 countries have trusted us to help them do their work in the word – empowering children to be who they were meant to be in the world. 

We have been an ICF CCE provider since 2014 and have trained many hundreds of coaches in our 1-hour CCE program (delivered to ICF chapters, coach training organizations, ICF members, and the public) and over 600 coaches in our 18-hour ICF CCE (resource development) life coaching for kids program.

We are very respectful of coach training organization’s communities and do not automatically add attendees to our email list or market to them unless they individually opt in for our information on our website.

Our founder, Renaye Thornborrow, has been a member of of ICF since 2012 and a member of the Association of Coach Training Organizations (ACTO) since 2014.  She is a former 3-year board member of ACTO. 

Website:                https://AdventuresInWisdom.com
AIW Phone:          860-580-9473
AIW Email:            [email protected]

ICF Member:        0090174921

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