Profound discovery awaits you as you train to develop leadership and resilience skills in yourself and others. Experts know that when we integrate the mind in healthy ways, we can foster healing, growth and resilience. Be part of the inaugural group to earn the first ever Leadership and Resilience Coach Certification Designation from BlueRio Strategies. This course, lead by nationally recognized CCE-Board Certified Coach and Resilience Advisor Jessi LaCosta, offers a supportive platform for building coaching skills and helping others to lead more fulfilled lives. Lead and Thrive is grounded in traditional and innovative coaching approaches, the underpinnings of IPNB (Interpersonal… Read more.
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Jessi LaCosta is the founder of BlueRio Strategies & its Hawk Collaborative. She is a CCE-Board-Certified Leadership Coach, Professional Speaker and Resiliency Advisor who uses breakthrough strategies based in Interpersonal Neurobiology, (IPNB) to transform individuals, organizations and communities. Her vision is to support a world that manifests success through civility, compassion, strategy and sustainability.
Her dedication and unwavering determination in helping others meet their goals and reach for their dreams grew not just from her professional experience and education, but also from her intuitive nature and ability to thrive after multiple traumatic events. These include a car-jacking abduction at gunpoint, and several home invasions. Coming from a bright, creative family with some members who suffer anxiety and autism, has inspired her passion for helping others become more resilient whether they face personal or professional crises.
LaCosta founded the USA’s first CCE-BCC-Approved, veteran-focused Coach Certification Program, (Hawk Eye). It trains individuals (civilians and military) to support veterans, reservists, guardsmen and their families for successful transitioning from the military to the civilian sector. And most recently was BlueRio Strategies was approved by the Center for Credentialing and Education to offer the first virtual and onsite Coach Certification program that combines Leadership, Resilience and Capacity Building influenced by IPNB and Brand-Centered Sustainability - Lead and Thrive©
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How often have you stepped into the shallow waters – feeling the warmth and tingling as the water moves through your toes and you feel the urge to walk further – yet something stops you? Maybe you are reminded of a past challenge or trauma when you felt your foundation wasn’t strong enough and the undertow pulled you down. Maybe you felt like seaweed had wrapped around your ankles and there was no need to keep pushing further? Maybe it was just the unknown – the thought, belief or feeling like if you kept going; you may not be… Read more.
So many people reference survivors and how strong they must be. Yet strength is only part of it. An ability to be mindful, to dance with the full circle of emotions that arise from adversity, to process feelings of discomfort, to lean on another for support and to deeply attune with your own inner-truths are the qualities that make you resilient. In this you can do more than just survive. You can thrive. When you awake, take a moment to quietly experience the space. Open your minds’ eye with the curiosity of a child to see what is available to you. Take… Read more.
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For the past 800 years, Saint Francis of Assisi has been penetrating the hearts of people from every culture and across every spiritual tradition. Francis' two most famous writings -- Instrument of Thy Peace and Canticle of the Sun -- together form the foundation of this course. These beautiful, elegant prayers offer us a rich doorway to Francis' mentorship, love and support. Each lesson offers practical wisdom, deep guided meditation, and simple yet powerful assignments to help you examine your inner world, open your spiritual heart, and strengthen your connection to the Divine. Again and again, you will be coached and guided to effectively call upon Francis to bring you inner support, guidance, and healing. This course includes the Story of Saint Francis by Mirabai Starr; 21 profound guided meditations by Max Highstein; and practical wisdom and direction to help you apply what you're learning to your every day life.