WHAT IS A ‘CERTIFIED BRAIN-BASED EXECUTIVE COACH’?
Let’s break it down.
‘Certified’ means we are accredited by the International Coaching Federation.
‘Brain-Based’ means we completed our coaching certification with the Neuroleadership Institute and use tools informed by how the brain works and how behavioural change happens.
‘Executive’ means we work with leaders.
‘Coach’ is the way we work. The word is misused a lot. Coaching is not counselling, therapy, or consulting. Coaching doesn’t just dole out advice or tell you what to do.
We ask MINDSHIFT questions to shift and optimize your thinking. Coaching is self-directed, action-oriented, and dynamic. You own the pace, content, and actions. We provide the framework, process, and facilitate the insights. Sessions focus on optimizing your solution-focused mindset.
HOW ARE YOU DIFFERENT FROM OTHER 'PERFORMANCE' COACHES?
As Brain-Based Executive Coaches we empower your thinking, and therefore your decision-making through tools informed by how the brain works and how behavioural change happens.
We use the latest research in neurosciences, psychology, strategic planning, and mindfulness techniques, to help individuals and organizations achieve success, with passion and purpose.
Your mind is your most powerful tool for breakthrough. We focus on the mind because it is a muscle, it can be trained, strengthened, and transformed.
YOU TRAIN LEADERS — I’M NOT A LEADER.
We see leadership as a mindset not a job title.
It’s a way of living and caring for yourself and others. Every program is founded on self-awareness and personal accountability — it always starts with you.
Our programs empower your mindset, optimizing how you think and act.
WHAT DOES ‘HEART-CENTRED + EVIDENCE-BASED + MINDSET-POWERED’ MEAN?
‘Heart-centred’ means aligned in your values, purpose and impact.
‘Evidence-based’ means we combine the neurosciences, psychology, strategic planning, and mindfulness techniques in our methods.
‘Mindset-powered’ means we train mindset because your mind is your most powerful tool to create breakthroughs, and become the leader you are meant to be.
I’M NOT SURE ABOUT ALL THIS ‘BRAIN’ STUFF, I FAILED BIOLOGY.
Don’t worry, there aren’t any neuroscience pop-quizzes here. We provide the framework, and you show up willing to do the work.
We focus on the mind because it is a muscle, it can be trained, strengthened, and transformed. Your world is shaped by your thinking. That is why we focus on your thinking — to shift your decision-making and actions.
YOU BRING SUCH DIFFERENT SKILLS + BACKGROUNDS TO THE TABLE, DO I WORK WITH BOTH OF YOU?
Yes. All our programs, from our individual coaching sessions to our group training, are created in a multi-disciplinary and cohesive manner to ensure you're getting all that MINDSHIFT LEADERSHIP has to offer.
WHAT'S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE "SELF-STUDY" + THE "GROUP COACHING" PROGRAM OPTIONS?
Both programs offer lifetime access to our "Rethinking Leadership: Leading a Transformative Workplace" course.
If you choose the "self-study" option you'll be completing the course on your own.
If you choose the "group coaching" option you'll be supported by an intimate group of like-minded leaders for 10 group coaching sessions led by Ayla and Yashar.
To learn more head over to each program's course page.
WHO IS THE "EXECUTIVE BUNDLE" DESIGNED FOR?
The "Executive Bundle" is designed for the individual that wants to level-up their personal and professional leadership capabilities.
This bundle optimizes your leadership training by providing private 1:1 coaching with both Ayla and Yashar, as well as the support of group training with like-minded leaders, and life-time access to "Rethinking Leadership: Leading a Transformative Workplace" course.
To learn more head over to the "Executive Bundle" page.
DO YOU OFFER PAYMENT PLANS?
Yes, we do!
We offer a 6 month payment plan option with all of our courses.
Please remember, if you select a payment plan option you are responsible for all payments. It's not a monthly fee, therefore you'll be liable for all of the scheduled payments whether you use the program or not.
Ayla Vejdani, MA, ACC is a leadership expert, intuitive strategist, and Certified Brain-Based Executive Coach. She has a master’s in Human Rights, with 20 years experience in Social Justice, community-building, and teamwork. She leverages her extensive experience and education to train leaders to lead from a place of personal power, prioritizing inclusion and social impact.Email
Dr. Yashar Khosroshahi, ND, ACC is a Naturopathic Doctor (inactive), Mental-emotional Strength Expert and Certified Brain-Based Executive Coach. He trains high-performing leaders to strengthen their mental emotional foundations through mindset coaching. He is a TEDx speaker on the power of self-compassion, and a featured guest in Dr. Mark Hyman’s Broken Brain Series. He leverages his experience as a Naturopathic Doctor to help leaders optimize their performance while prioritizing mental health.Email