Life Choices Podcast

About the Podcast

Life = Choices; Choices = Life
Making better choices for a better life

Life = Choices; Choices = Life is about learning to replace external control psychology with radical responsibility and appreciation so you can make better choices to create the life you want to have. Kim Olver is a leading expert in Choice Theory™ psychology and will share what she has gleaned from the legendary work of Dr. William Glasser, as well as sharing her unique perspective based on over 30 years of study and research.

About your host

Kim Olver

Kim Olver’s mission is to help people make better choices for a better life. She is a licensed clinical professional counselor, a nationally certified counselor and a board certified coach. She is a world renowned expert in Choice Theory™ , a highly sought after international speaker and an award-winning author. Her books include: Leveraging Diversity at Work with Sylvester Baugh (2006), Secrets of Happy Couples (2010), Choosing Me Now (2019) and A Choice Theory Guide to Relationships (2019). Kim is currently working on the forthcoming books, The Definitive Guide to Coaching and Radical Responsibility and Appreciation. Kim is the author of The Relationship Center blog; creator of Empowerment Parenting, a 25-hour parenting curriculum for court-mandated parents; and owner of Academy of Choice, a BCC (Board Certified Coach) Coaching Program. Kim worked five years as a counselor for schizophrenics in a community-based residential program, 17 years holding various positions with a specialized foster care agency, was Executive Director of Glasser Institute for Choice Theory for nine years and the Executive Director for William Glasser International for eight; and began her own company, Coaching for Excellence, in 2005. She is a model of what she teaches about taking responsibility for the things she can influence and control and finding appreciation for those things she can’t. Kim believes radical responsibility and appreciation are the keys to a happy, peaceful, satisfying life.
In this podcast, I interview Mary Allen, America’s Inner Peace Coach and author of The Power of Inner Choice. We discuss the biggest factor contributing to parents’ stress, frustration and depression, the […]
In this episode, I interview Barnes Boffey, long time practitioner of Choice Theory psychology, about parenting. We discuss his new children’s book, Climb On Simon, and its relevance, particularly for […]
In this episode, I interview Bia Dimovski about her journey with infertility. She shares what she learned through her process and ideas for how she helps other women and couples with […]
In this episode, I interview board certified coach, Phil Lynn, about his ideas on parenting. Phil has some training and had studied William Glasser’s Choice Theory psychology, so if you recognize […]
In this episode, I interview Choice Theory parenting coach, Sue Kranz. Sue is a phenomenal parenting coach, having raised six children of her own as a single parent and is now […]
In this episode, I interview video strategist, Sheryl Plouffe, on the importance of using video to market your coaching business. There are many coaches out there and buyers want to […]
In this episode, I interview author, podcaster and relationship coach, Nigel Beckles. We discuss his book titled, How to Avoid Making the Big Relationship Mistakes. He also shares his advice to coaches […]
In this episode, I interview Conchetta Jones, Certified Personal Development and Confidence coach on her path to becoming a coach. Conchetta went from a disbeliever in coaching to becoming one […]
In this podcast, I discuss the new information about coach skills and characteristics put out by the Board Certified Coach(BBC) program for inclusion in their approved coaching programs. Academy of Choice […]
In this episode, I interview Tony Kitchens, a Mental Freedom™ advocate, and his wife, Cynthia. Tony is certified in Choice Theory and also took my Mental Freedom™ group coaching sessions. […]