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Finding Your Way

A 12-Week, Coach-Supported Mindfulness & Personal Leadership® Program

Why Finding Your Way?

In the Fall of 2017, I began offering my coach-supported everyday mindfulness skills program Finding Your Way as a 12-week one-on-one program for the globally mobile. This program brings informal, or everyday, mindfulness practices to expats and the globally-minded through the easy-to-access, life changing practices of the Personal Leadership model.

Moving from place to place, between cultures, traditions and languages, building new relationships and navigating new cities and new professional settings can leave us feeling completely lost. Finding Your Way helps you regain your footing by supporting you in learning to turn towards what you're experiencing and to ask – What information can I gather if I’m only right here, right now?

With the Finding Your Way course you'll gain clarity in times of difficulty, deepen your interpersonal relationships, adjust better to change and weather transition with a renewed sense of creativity, vision and purpose.

So how is the Teachable version of this program different from the original?

I'm absolutely thrilled to be offering this program through Teachable. It has given me the chance to expand and adapt the content and I'm certain it will offer so much more to participants. Participants will receive not only the basic content from the original 12-week coaching program, but will now also have the benefit of:

  • Completing the educational portion of the content in a self-paced, online format.
  • Access to all of the instructional videos, guided stillness practices, homework assignments, self-coaching and session-prep questions and resources through your registration in the course on the Teachable platform. Forever!
  • Enhanced coaching sessions. In the previous format, each session was divided roughly 50/50 between presentation of the content and coaching. Since you now complete the instructional portion through the online content, more time can be dedicated to coaching. That means greater opportunities for reflection on your learning, insight building, goal-setting and personal and professional growth.

What is Personal Leadership?

Personal Leadership is a mindfulness-based cross-cultural communication framework for helping people navigate culturally complex environments. As a Personal Leadership Senior Facilitator, I'm committed to offering you not just the ideas behind mindfulness practice, but real-world, practical ways to put the skills you'll learn to work for you in your everyday life.

Who?

For people new to mindfulness practice, the course offers a gentle, easy-to-understand way to look at a concept that’s gaining in popularity, but about which there is still considerable misconception. If you’re already a mindfulness practitioner and looking to deepen or renew your practice, this course offers a new way to look at things.

This course is perfect for people who are ready to learn new ways to approach problems that just keep popping up. It’s a great fit for you if you feel stuck or are dealing with the nagging feeling that something’s gotta’ change in your personal or professional life. You’ll also love this course if you’re wanting to connect more deeply to your inner self, the people in your life and the ebb and flow of life around the world.

In addition to these opportunities, which are also available through my Essential Practices courses, this program offers the added benefit of individual coaching. This is perfect for people who learn best when they can "talk it through" or for whom follow-through and accountability might be a challenge.

Moreover, as the only complete, coach-supported Personal Leadership program of its kind, this program offers an incredible training opportunity for human resources professionals, coaches, health and wellness instructors, teachers and school counselors - especially individuals in these fields who work with globally mobile populations.

The course provides all of the basic content from my Essential Practices for Life Between Worlds course, plus the bonus content from that course (including the Critical Moment Dialogue), plus 4 additional lessons to deepen your understanding of the Personal Leadership framework and 12, 45-minute individual coaching sessions.

Objectives

Through videos, audio guided-stillness practices, activities, homework, guided journaling exercises, self-coaching and session prep questions and individual coaching sessions you will:

  • Develop an understanding of what it means to practice mindfulness.
  • Consider the unique advantages of mindfulness practice for weathering transition, upheaval and uncertainty.
  • Gain a complete understanding of the principles and practices of the Personal Leadership model.
  • Create a personal vision for how you want to be in the world and learn how to adapt your vision to fit your life regardless of life's changes.
  • Be able to recognize "something's up" moments.
  • Learn 6 everyday mindfulness practices from the Personal Leadership model to have at your fingertips no matter where you go.
  • Better understand your own ingrained judgments and assumptions and how they relate to your decision making, state-of-mind and individual perspective.
  • Cultivate a better understanding of your emotions and physical sensations and the information they offer.
  • Develop a practice of cultivating stillness.
  • Learn how to use the Critical Moment Dialogue tool and be able to apply the Critical Moment Dialogue to an array of life situations from challenging work environment, to parenting, from international transition to health issues.
  • Cultivate strategies for accessing your mindfulness and Personal Leadership practices no matter where you go.
  • Be able to find new and creative solutions to everyday challenges.

Course Length

While the instructional content of this course is self-paced, the recommended time frame for completing the course (including all coaching sessions) is 12-16 weeks. The ideal pacing is 1 lesson per week.

Resources

This program includes 13 instructional videos, 12 short guided stillness practice audio recordings, 12 sets of self-coaching questions to support your work and over 50 additional linked resources including relevant books, blog posts, websites, videos, podcasts and articles.

Because I know that a globally mobile life means everything in your world is a work in progress – all of the content here is yours to use at your own pace, for as long as you like, again and again. In fact, I encourage you to come back to what you learn in this course again and again whenever you need it.

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Program Fee

The total fee for this program is $1,945 USD. This includes:
  • Online course content - $745 plus applicable VAT. The online course content is purchased here on the Learn with World Tree Coaching site.
  • Individual coaching sessions - $1,200. Coaching sessions are invoiced separately and can be paid in full or in 3 monthly installments of $400 each.

Other Important Information About this Course

  • This course requires a FREE 30-minute consult session before registering. If you're interested in the course, please schedule your consult session here.
  • All participants are required to complete my coaching client registration forms and coaching agreement. If you'd like to preview those forms, they're available here.
  • I accept a maximum of 8 participants in this course each year and I maintain no more than 3 Finding Your Way participants on my client roster at one time. We can discuss this more during your consult. I'm happy to answer any questions.
  • If you're interested in offering this program to your group, please get in touch! I can adapt the individual coaching to group coaching on a case-by-case basis.


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Your Instructor


Jodi Harris
Jodi Harris

WELCOME: Hi! I'm Jodi and I'm so glad you've found your way here! As an expat coach, mindfulness teacher and Personal Leadership Senior Facilitator I have the most wonderful job in the world. Every single day, I get to support globally mobile people as they develop the skills they need to succeed at every turn...no matter what life (or lost luggage) throws at them. This work brings me profound joy, love and gratitude and I am so honored to be able to offer these self-paced, online programs in recognition of the need for flexibility when you live a life on the go.


A BIT ABOUT ME: I'm originally from Austin, Texas, and have lived in Spain, Northern Ireland, the Dominican Republic, Madagascar and Japan. I'm a mom to three amazing third culture kids who I'm raising in loving and occasionally chaotic partnership with my husband (whose job takes us around the world). I love reading, writing, nature, running, cooking, dancing in the kitchen and dinner parties. I could spend hours talking with the people I love. Read my full bio here and learn more about my professional background here.


MORE FROM WORLD TREE COACHING: I'm the author of The Expat Activity Book: 20 Personal Development Exercises for Gaining Insight and Maximizing Your Potential Wherever You Are. I'm the co-author (with Leah Evans) of Kids on the Move: 25 Activities to Help Kids Connect, Reflect and Thrive Around the World. I also host a monthly expat video series called Everyday Expats and I blog here.


Class Curriculum


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Frequently Asked Questions


What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.
When does the course start and finish?
The short answer is - the course starts now and never ends! The content is completely self-paced - you decide when you start and when you finish. You can spend as long as you want on each section and come back to the lectures in any order and at any time. However, because this course includes individual coaching - I strongly recommend you plan to complete the course in 12-16 weeks. The ideal pacing is 1 lesson per week.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own. One thing I love about my courses is that you can use them again and again with each move or transition or simply when you feel like you need to refocus or recommit to your practice!
Why do I have to complete the coaching client registration forms?
As an International Coach Federation (ICF) Accredited Coach (ACC), I agree to follow the ethical and foundational principles of the coaching profession. By completing the registration forms and signing the client agreement, you're giving your agreement and understanding as to what the coaching entails, your rights and obligations and my rights and obligations as your coach. Information on the ICF is available at the forms link provided on the program information page.
What if I'm interested in learning these skills, but I don't want to do the coaching?
My Essential Practices for Life Between Worlds could be the perfect fit for you. You might also enjoy the Personal Leadership book - Personal Leadership: Making a World of Difference by Schaetti, Ramsey and Watanabe.
Can I take this course if I'm not an expat?
All of my programs are created with the globally mobile in mind. However, anyone can benefit from bringing mindfulness practices into their life and this program in particular offers a more flexible presentation of the content that is certainly accessible for non-expats. Feel free to schedule a FREE consult session if you'd like to talk more about how this program might be a good fit for you.

Past participants say...

"Jodi is a pleasure to work with and she really knows her stuff.”

“I love discovering what is out there that I haven’t been noticing before. It is so easy to lose touch with yourself and the world outside because of our busy and often stressful lives, but mindfulness brings you back to your real self."

“The sensitivity Jodi brings to the sessions is extraordinary!”

“What makes it really effective and enjoyable is your positive attitude towards us all and your in-depth knowledge of the practices. I love your course!”

“I have noticed that I am thinking a bit more clearly, I’m making decisions (whether big or small) more strategically, and I am feeling more comfortable with my emotions."

BEFORE ENROLLING...

This course requires a 30-minute consultation session before enrollment. If you haven't completed your consultation session, please click here to do so before making your purchase. By enrolling in the online course content you acknowledge that you will be invoiced separately for your individual coaching sessions and that your coaching sessions are subject to the terms and conditions of our coaching agreement which you can preview here.

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