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Fran Fisher is an experienced Master Coach and one of the early pioneers of coaching including running one of the first coaching schools and helping develop the ICF credentialing systems for coaches and coach training schools. I personally love that she values life coaching so highly, telling me: "ALL coaching is life coaching!" Fran was recommended to me, and we have had many deep conversations about coaching and the coaching world. Her writing helps us be better coaches—and better people!

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About Fran

  • Lives in: Colorado, USA
  • Business Name: Fran Fisher
  • Type of Coach: Life Coach
  • Professional Accreditations: MCC

Author Bio

Fran Fisher is a visionary leader, international speaker, and published author. She specializes in providing coaching services for visionary leaders, executives, and business owners, collaborative work teams, as well as coaching and mentoring for experienced coaches.

Fran is a Master Certified Coach (MCC) accredited by the International Coach Federation. With an international client list, Fran's mission is to empower her clients in achieving their visions while living their best lives. Her legacy to the international coaching profession demonstrates the value of personal and professional mastery and mentorship for all professional coaches.

Fran is recognized internationally as one of the pioneers and champions for the coaching profession.  In 2022, she received the ICF Circle of Distinction Award after being nominated by her master coach peers for her leadership and commitment to the coaching profession, as well as her years of service to the International Coach Federation (ICF) organization itself. She was also the recipient of The Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 by the ICF Chapter of Washington State.

She served as a founding International Coach Federation, ICF, Executive Board member, and co-chair of the Ethics and Standards Committee, responsible for developing the Credentialing Programs for aspiring coaches and training schools. Fran was the first Executive Director of the Association for Coach Training Organizations (ACTO). She has been serving ICF as a PCC and MCC Credentialing Assessor since 1998.

In 1991, Fran founded the Living Your Vision® (LYV) process for empowering individuals in transforming their visions into reality. In 1997, Fran founded the Academy for Coach Training (ACT), one of the first International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited schools. In 2005, shifting her focus to private practice. Fran sold the ACT and LYV businesses and their associated trademarks to I & AM, LLC doing business as inviteCHANGE.

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Fran's Personal Vision

Fran's highest vision is a world where everyone is enjoying a rich and fulfilling life, living true to their essence, life purpose, and values.  She believes this is what the world needs of us—to be true to ourselves—and that coaching is the contribution we can make for this transformation in our world.

In 2015, Fran walked the Camino de Santiago in Spain as a personal challenge and vision quest.  In 2021, Fran expanded her vision to include relocating from her native Washington state to Windsor, Colorado, to begin a new and exciting chapter of her life.  Fran continues to elevate both her professional and personal life doing the work she loves while making more time for relationships, exploring the Colorado Rockies, and sharing the adventure with her life partner.

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