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Resilience Radio: Crushing the Tough Stuff with Kim Ades

This podcast is about leveraging your thinking to overcome life's challenges. Each episode features unique and moving stories from business leaders about how they were able to move through adversity and achieve success.

Really great podcast to get my day going and power through some hard struggles I have been going through. Recommend to anybody and everybody!!!

- B.F.

E23: The Benefits of Routines

by Frame of Mind January 31, 2017

Adam Levinter, founder and President of Scriberbase, discusses how having a routine has helped him to be physically and emotionally healthy. He also shares how his routine has helped him cope with the aftermath of his father’s stroke and heart attack. To read more about Adam and his experience with FOM Coaching, click here. To […]

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E22: “Restorying” Your Life

by Frame of Mind January 24, 2017

Author, speaker and podcaster Bruce Van Horn discusses how he was able to bounce back from the death of his daughter, multiple bankruptcies and suicidal thoughts, and how he was able to find hope and embrace optimism. Bruce also shares how running marathons has helped him change for the better, and how he now helps […]

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E21: Controlling My Rage

by Frame of Mind January 17, 2017

Jonathan Robert, CEO of Crushrite Concrete and a Frame of Mind Coaching client, describes how Kim helped him overcome his anger and become a more effective parent. Jonathan also shares his advice for dealing with anger and grief. To read more about Jonathan and his experience with FOM Coaching, click here.   Listen here: If […]

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E20: The Courage to Come Out

by Frame of Mind January 10, 2017

Inclusion expert Jennifer Brown shares her story of finding the courage to come out as a member of the LGBTQ community. Jennifer discusses the importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace, and how leaders can create an environment where everyone feels welcomed and valued. For more information about Jennifer, visit:   Listen here:   […]

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E19: “Surviving Cancer Wasn’t My Biggest Challenge”

by Frame of Mind January 3, 2017

Kim’s stepson, Michael Friedman, shares his story of surviving Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare type of cancer. Michael discusses how his cancer diagnosis impacted him and his family, and the coping skills that enabled him to get through his treatment. Michael also shares why he feels that beating cancer was not his biggest challenge.   Listen […]

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E18: Triumphing Over Epilepsy

by Frame of Mind December 27, 2016

Tony Coelho, a former Democratic representative, speaks about living with epileptic seizures. Tony also shares how Bob Hope helped him launch his career and how he became the primary sponsor of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Listen here: Subscribe on iTunes

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E17: Rebuilding Your Reputation

by Frame of Mind December 20, 2016

Marc Mawhinney, the founder of Natural Born Coaches, shares his story of losing his business reputation after his real estate company crashed in 2009. Marc also shares how he eventually moved on to become a successful coach and podcaster, and his advice for dealing with “haters.” For more information about Marc, visit: Listen here: Subscribe […]

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E16: Finding Self-Esteem After Being Bullied

by Frame of Mind December 13, 2016

Doron Gold, a lawyer turned counselor to lawyers and judges, shares his story of being bullied as a child because he was born missing a leg. Doron also shares how he was able to shake off negative beliefs that he had about himself and find personal and professional success. For more information about Doron, visit: Listen here: […]

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E15: Overcoming Being Kidnapped and Scammed

by Frame of Mind December 6, 2016

Jordan Harbinger, the owner of the Art of Charm and a top-ranking podcast host, shares his story of surviving being kidnapped. Jordan also shares what he describes as his biggest challenge: dealing with friends who scammed him after he had hired them to help with his business. For more information about Jordan, visit: Listen here: […]

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E14: Fixing A Broken Relationship

by Frame of Mind November 29, 2016

Eric McGrath, the Chief Excellence Officer of Driven For Life, discusses how he was able to mend his relationship with his ex-wife after their divorce. He shares his tips and principles for creating harmonious relationships. For more information about Eric visit:   Listen here: Subscribe on iTunes

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E13: The Power of Letting Go

by Frame of Mind November 22, 2016

Doug Foresta, the producer of Resilience Radio, joins Kim to discuss his childhood (which included taping knives and explosives to his body), and how that has impacted his thinking when dealing with adversity. Doug shares how he had to teach himself Hebrew after going from public school in the South to religious Jewish schools, and how he […]

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E12: Crushing Breast Cancer

by Frame of Mind November 15, 2016

Real estate agent Frankie Dean discusses the thinking that enabled her to overcome breast cancer twice. She also shares how she has since run sixteen 5K races, how she inspires other women to “get out there and move” and how she raises awareness about the importance of early detection.  For more information about Frankie visit: […]

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E11: Learning and Succeeding After a Business Failure

by Frame of Mind November 8, 2016

Govindh Jayaraman shares his story of incurring millions of dollars in business debt after the 2009 crash. Govindh also shares how he was able to cope as well as the lessons he learned from his experiences that have enabled him to bounce back and create even greater success, both personally and professionally. For more information […]

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E10: Overcoming a Tough Childhood & Becoming a World Class Speaker

by Frame of Mind November 1, 2016

This episode features an interview with author, speaker and coach Chris Widener. Chris shares his journey of losing his father at a young age and falling into drug use and gambling, as well as what enabled him to overcome his circumstances and eventually work with Jim Rohn and Zig Ziglar and become a world class […]

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E09: Thriving After Divorce

by Frame of Mind October 25, 2016

Robyn Green, entrepreneur and founder of Movies for Mommies, shares her story of going through a painful divorce while raising two children. Robyn discusses the thinking that enabled her to thrive and grow during and after her divorce. Listen here: To learn more about Robyn Green visit: and Subscribe on iTunes

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E08: Handling a Challenging Business Partnership

by Frame of Mind October 18, 2016

Kira Leskew, a serial entrepreneur and coach, discusses the power of mindfulness to overcome challenges in life and business. She also shares her own story of dissolving a business partnership with her ex-husband. For more information about Kira Leskew visit:   Subscribe on iTunes

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E07: Moving Through Grief After Losing a Spouse

by Frame of Mind October 11, 2016

Leadership expert, speaker and author, Lance Secretan shares his journey of being widowed twice and having his daughter die during heart surgery. Lance speaks about what we can learn from grief and his perspective on coping with loss. Listen here: For more information about Lance Secretan visit: Subscribe on iTunes

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E06: Bouncing Back After a Financial Setback

by Frame of Mind October 4, 2016

Debra Ruh, a global disability and inclusion specialist, discusses how she was able to bounce back after her company, Tec Access, went through a merger following financial difficulties. Debra shares how she became a disability advocate after her daughter Sarah was born with Down’s Syndrome and how she has since gone on to become a […]

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E05: Getting Out of Your Comfort Zone

by Frame of Mind September 27, 2016

World renowned business leader, author and trainer David T.S. Wood discusses some of the early adversity he experienced growing up, including experiencing poverty and abuse. David shares how he became a self-proclaimed chronic liar and thief in order to lift himself out of his situation and how he eventually went on to build multiple million […]

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E04: How to Survive After a Crisis

by Frame of Mind September 27, 2016

Faydra Koenig, “America’s Crisis Coach,” discusses her journey of having her husband sentenced to 42 years in prison after being convicted of running a 250 million dollar Ponzi scheme. Faydra shares how she copes with receiving threats and hate mail on a weekly basis, and how she works with people who are going through their […]

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