Meet MiMi Heines
After over 30 years of hiring, training, mentoring and directing Leadership Development programs in the dental and pharmaceutical industries, MiMi has brought that base of knowledge and experience to Life and Executive Coaching.
A graduate of the University of Minnesota, and then CMR in Pharmaceutical Management, MiMi has trained with the Gardner Institute and is certified to use the proprietary coaching model Mindset for Success. She is also a certified Coaching Within Ministry Coach. A member of the International Coach Federation (ICF), MiMi is active in the Minnesota Chapter.
Over the years, MiMi has consistently had a significant number of direct report employees, guiding them through their business and personal challenges. Her reputation as a trusted role model, advisor, manager and mentor stems from her belief that each individual is unique and has incredible power within.
Understanding one's purpose provides meaning and significance, whether in business or other areas of life.
Coaching General Question and Answer
What is Life Coaching?
Life Coaching is a unique partnering between you and your coach in a thought provoking and creative process aimed at inspiring you to maximize your personal and professional potential.
Life Coaching is a distinct service that differs greatly from therapy, consulting, mentoring, or training. When you engage in a coaching relationship you can expect to experience fresh perspectives on personal challenges and opportunities, new thinking and decision-making skills, enhanced interpersonal effectiveness, and increased confidence in carrying out your chosen work and life roles.
Coaching is a great opportunity for anyone interested in maximizing their potential in a current or desired aspect of their life.
What can I expect to get out of coaching?
The benefits of coaching are as varied as there are people. Your benefits may include personal satisfaction, financial gain, professional advancement and spiritual fulfillment, just to name a few. You deternine the focus of what you want to achieve and your partnership with your coach puts you on a path to success.
Who needs coaching?
Anyone striving to achieve more in their life or having difficulty finding the best way to get started could benefit from a professional coaching relationship.
How much does coaching cost?
Coaching costs are determined by the individual coach and will vary depending on the length and frequency of the engagement. Most coaches develop an agreement based on a monthly plan with 2 to 3 coaching sessions per month.
What do I, as a client, need to bring to a successful coaching relationship?
Essentially, your ideas and desires for what you want in your life or career. If you are unsure what to do, talking with a coach and completing a simple personal assessment may help you decide your area of focus.
How long does it take to complete coaching?
There is no set timeframe for successful coaching. Once you decide what you would like to accomplish, you’ll work with your coach on a timetable tailored for you and your desired results.
Is there a contract or long-term commitment to coaching?
There is no actual “contract.” You can stop or change the frequency of your coaching at any time. However, as with any professional relationship, it is respectfully requested that 24 hour notice be given to cancel or postpone scheduled appointments.
How do I know if I have a qualified coach?
Personal, Life, and Business Coaches should be professionally trained and deliver coaching services utilizing a standard set of coaching competencies set forth by a nationally recognized governing body. The International Coach Federation (ICF) is the world-recognized governing body of Coaching. Your coach should, at a minimum< be trained in, subscribe to, and abide by the standards of the ICF.
What is the role of ICF?
Founded in 1995, the International Coach Federation (ICF) is the leading global organization dedicated to advancing the coaching profession by setting high standards, providing independent certification, and building a worldwide network of credentialed coaches. ICF seeks to advance the art, science and practice of professional coaching.
At various times, most of us can benefit from having a caring partner help us find that purpose or bridge from intention to action
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