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Ruth Rounds, M.A.

As the founder of Life Dimensions, Inc., Ruth is committed to individual and organizational effectiveness. She facilitates change processes, teaches and coaches.

When working with individuals, she consistently coaches to the strengths and values of each person, helping them:

  1. Be more resilient and live with less stress

  2. Make career & life transitions.

  3. Let go of regrets          

  4. Become more mindful and be able to work & play in the “zone”

Resulting in less worry and regret; more career success; more fun, contentment and happiness in life.

When consulting with organizations, and working with their employees, she helps create effective & healthy environments, resulting in outstanding customer service & product development.

Ruth is a certified coach with HeartMath.com teaching and coaching emotional resiliency & stress management.

Ruth is also certified to administer The Highland Natural Abilities Battery that helps students, adults and leaders take a closer look at how they can use their natural talents more fully & effectively in their life & work.

Ruth has over 25 years experience as a life/career coach and organization learning consultant. Before founding LDI, she developed the first university-wide wellness program for the employees of the University of Minnesota. She also started Career Development and Renewal Program at the University of MN Hospital, and the Career Center and Wellness Program for students & staff at the University of St. Thomas. She was also an organizational learning and change management consultant, and wellness specialist at Fairview Health Services. Ruth holds a M.A. degree in Counseling Psychology.

Betty Olson, M.A.

Betty and Ruth Rounds are collaborators.Together they have studied the research & teachings on regrets, and established a “No Regrets” 1:1 class curriculum for clients. Betty is considered the “Mother of Career Development” in the State of Minnesota. She is admired by career experts across the State for her wisdom and wealth of experience as a career counselor. She had discovered during her many years counseling clients that having regrets was one the biggest hindrances to living fully and achieving career transitions.

Anna Miller-Tiedeman, Ph.D.

Anna is a consultant to Ruth Rounds. Ruth has worked closely with Anna, learning her New Careering Theory & helped evolve the Everyday LifeTheory. Ruth integrates both theories into her practice. As for Anna, she is a teacher, new careering counselor, researcher and writer (professional and creative). She has over 30 years experience with adults, middle, high school and college students. A recent addition to her work is a Family Career Developing approach using the New Careering, and she has written four books on that topic (See below). Anna has taught career development in many universities including Johns Hopkins, University of Southern California, (UCSD), Los Angeles, and the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She is the founder and President of The New Careering Institute, Inc.

Anna’s books include:

  1. Learning, Practicing, and Living the New Careering

  2. How NOT to Make it...And Succceed: Life On Your Own Terms

  3. LIFECAREER®: The Quantum Leap into a Process Theory of Career

  4. LIFECAREER®: How it Can Benefit You

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Jake Rounds, B.A.

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Jake Rounds is Life Dimensions’ technology consultant. He helps us and other small business have cutting-edge computer systems.

Jake has over ten years of experience installing, configuring and supporting local networks (LAN). He can provide technical consulting, develop websites, trouble shoot and teach computer skills. He can also test performance and diagnosis, trouble shoot and reslove computer network, hardware & software problems. He replace defective components when necessary. His consulting work includes performing data backups and disaster recovery operations.

He has a degree in Physics with minors in Math and Philosophy.