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

In 1991, Fran founded the Living Your Vision® process for empowering individuals in transforming their visions into reality. In 1997, Fran founded the Academy for Coach Training, one of the first International Coach Federation (ICF) accredited schools. In 2005, she shifted her focus to private practice and sold both her coach training school and Living Your Vision® businesses.

Recipient of The Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 by the ICF Chapter of Washington State, Fran is recognized internationally as one of the pioneers and champions for coaching. She served as a founding ICF (International Coach Federation) Executive Board member. She was also co-chair of the Ethics and Standards Committee, where she was responsible for developing the Credentialing Programs for both coaches and coach training schools.

Fran was also the first Executive Director of ACTO (Association for Coach Training Organizations). She has been serving the ICF as a PCC and MCC Credentialing Assessor since 1998.

Fran is certified in the Core Values Index (CVI) assessment with Taylor Protocols, Inc, also providing training for Practitioners of the CVI assessment. Fran's additional certifications include Learning in Action EQDependable StrengthsTILT 365, and Living Systems Team Coaching.

Fran's books include

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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