Aikyna Finch, Certified Coach
Aikyna is Certified Coach at Finch and Associates LLC and has been in the technology and education fields for 20 years. She also is a partner in Changing Minds Online LLC. She is also a author as well as having a weekly motivational radio show and podcast. She has earned 5 degrees to include her Doctorate in Management.
About my company
Finch and Associates LLC focuses on Life and Social Media Coaching. Changing Minds Online LLC focuses on motivation women and assisting them in finding their career path. She is teaching women to find their purpose and to live in their purpose.
I chose this career path because
She spent a majority of her time motivating her students to find their career path and saw this as an opportunity to assist and motivate women and created Changing Minds Online LLC then Finch and Associates LLC.
I prepared for this career by
Dr. Finch earned her Doctorate of Management at Colorado Technical University. She has masters degrees in Marketing Management from Strayer University, a Master of Business Administration in Technology Management and an Executive Master of Business Administration from Colorado Technical University. She also has a Bachelor of Science in Engineering from Tennessee State University.
The biggest challenge I've overcome
When starting her career, in the technical field, most of the positions were primarily held by men. She found herself having to prove herself even as she had surpassed many of her male counterparts.
My greatest strength(s)
One of her greatest strengths is her ability to motivate and mentor women in their chosen fields. Assisting them and giving them the tools they need to be successful.
My greatest accomplishment to date
She feels that her greatest accomplishment to date was receiving her DM at the age of 31.
My personal/professional goals
Aikyna received her certification as a Life Coach and has launched her Coaching business, Finch and Associates LLC.
What/Who has inspired me the most
She is inspired by mentoring, supporting and developing women. She is a life long learner and knows that she is where she needs to be.
I most want to be known/remembered for
She would like to be remembered as someone who made a difference in other women's lives and for the love she has shared.
I participate in the following organizations/memberships
Women Speakers Association (WSA), International Association of Professional Life Coaches (IAPLC), International Membership of Professional Advisors, Coaches and Trainers (IMPACT), Academy of Management (AOM),
I have received the following Honors/Awards/Scholarships
She has published a wide variety of academic articles and conference proceedings, and has presented nationally and internationally on topics related to youth and adult education, e-Learning, and organizational human resource development. She is serving or has served as a committee member or reviewer for 19 conferences and journals, including the KCA Journal of Business Management; The Journal of Academic Administration in Higher Education; the International Conference on Management, Leadership and Governance; and the International Conference on e-Learning. She is now a Huffington Post Contributor.
I support the missions of these charities/volunteer my time
I am a Committee Member for TEDx Nashville for 2017.
I enjoy the following hobbies/interests
She is Launching her solo book in August:
She has also co-authored several books:
Motherhood, Dreams & Success: You Can Have it All
I Can Create My Life Planner
90-Day Affirmation & Gratitude Journal
Affirmations on Demand