Kim Olver is a an internationally acclaimed transformational leader. She has inspired thousands of people around the globe to apply the principles of InsideOut Empowerment.
Her mission is to help people get along better with the important people in their lives. She teaches people how to live from the inside out by empowering them to focus on the things they can change. She in an internationally recognized speaker, having worked in Australia and the continent of Africa, as well as all over the United States. She has consulted with the NBA and other major league player development specialists. She is a bestselling award winning author of Secrets of Happy Couples: Loving Yourself, Your Partner, and Your Life and Leveraging Diversity at Work She co-authored a book with Ken Blanchard, Les Brown, Mark Victor Hansen and Byron Katie, entitled 101 Great Ways to Improve Your Life.
Kim works with individuals, couples, parents, social service agencies, schools, corporations and the military--anyone who will benefit from gaining more effective control over their lives. She has consulted on relationships, parenting, self-development, training, leadership development, diversity, treatment programs and management styles.
Since 1987, Kim has extensively studied the work of Dr. William Glasser's Choice Theory, Reality Therapy and Lead Management. She was certified in Reality Therapy in 1992 and continued her studies to become a certified instructor and the Executive Director of the William Glasser Institute. She is the creator of the new, revolutionary process called, Inside Out Empowerment based on Glasser's ideas. Since then, she has trained hundreds of social workers, therapists, teachers, and administrators in these ideas.
Choice theory is about empowering people to navigate the sometimes difficult course of life---how to get the most out of the circumstances life provides them. These are incredibly powerful ideas with equal application to one's work and personal lives.
Kim's vision is a world where everyone gets
what they need as a young child, is nurtured through school, lives true to their desires, finds meaningful work and develops loving, supportive relationships. Her mission is to teach Choice Theory concepts to all who are willing to hear so that individuals learn how to meet their five basic needs, without interfering with other people meeting theirs. Consequently, they can then teach others what they have learned and spread the word. Through the application to her own personal and professional life, Kim knows these principles are extremely effective and she is passionate about sharing them with others.
She has presented workshops and training for non-profits and corporations on topics such as managing diversity, working with difficult people, stress management, choice theory/reality therapy, quality schools, and relationship enhancement, among others. Kim is an approved international instructor for the William Glasser Institute in California. As an adjunct professor, she has taught Choice Theory and Reality Therapy to master's level university students. She has maintained a private counseling practice and in 2004, decided to move into the field of coaching, where there are a greater number of individuals more highly motivated to make the changes they seek.
Kim can work with you to empower your staff and clients and propel your organization to the next level.