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We like helping people help people.

We’re a creative consulting company that supports career practitioners, coaches, and organizations, helping increase their impact through interactive workshops and actively engaged coaching.

What we do

What if your team could go from good to great, understanding your unique strengths and challenges and how to leverage them to do your best work? What if you could magnify your ability as a career practitioner and develop your creative voice as you support your clients in new and impactful ways?

At Doubleknot we believe that you have incredible potential, and want to help you become the very best at what you do.

Doubleknot offers organizational and career-focused consultation, training, and coaching. With years spent exploring creative strategies for career and team development, Doubleknot Works was founded to share the knowledge and experiences gained from a unique combination of creativity, career development strategies, and leadership skills.

What we offer

Career Practitioner Training

We help career practitioners increase their impact.

What if the way you work with your clients could be as unique as they are? Learn creative career development practices through interactive and engaging workshops and online training to help you increase your impact you have with clients while simultaneously providing insight and growth in your own role as a career practitioner.

Live Training

We facilitate interactive workshops tailored to suit your organizational needs, and love connecting with groups through public speaking at events and conferences.

Online Training

We’re excited to announce an online course based on the award-winning Active Engagement approach to career development. Register now for Engage: Dynamic Ways of Connecting, developed in partnership with the Canadian Career Development Foundation.

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Team & Leadership Development

We work with teams and people who lead teams.

Organizations are placing more and more emphasis on high performing teams, working together to accomplish more with less. This emphasis on teams comes with the assumption that people know how to work effectively with others. The career development process can offer insight and new ways of working with teams within organizations, transforming how your team connects and the ways you lead. From reimagining your onboarding process to supporting existing teams and team leaders, professional development workshops, organizational process consulting or coaching can help you creatively streamline processes and decrease turnover rates in a way that works uniquely for you.

Individual Career Coaching

We help you find the work you love

Working together we will develop an understanding of who you are, a vision for what you need to thrive, and strategies to get you there. We will explore your strengths and values, while anticipating and planning for roadblocks along the way. Our work together will be creative, interactive, and relevant, with a focus on active strengths-based learning and engagement.

Who we are

Doubleknot founding partner Andrea Fruhling

Andrea Fruhling, COC, PCC, BFA

Founding Partner

Andrea is a skilled facilitator, creative career coach, and organizational consultant. She enjoys helping career development professionals, coaches, and organizations develop more impactful ways of working with clients and strengthening the work they do as a team. A Certified Organizational Coach (University of British Columbia) with a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) designation through the International Coaching Federation, she also holds a degree in fine arts from the Emily Carr University of Art + Design. With 20 years of career development and team leadership experience, her work is interactive and relevant, with a focus on creativity, hope, active strengths-based learning, and team engagement. Andrea is a guest instructor and mentor coach at the University of British Columbia and also an instructional designer and facilitator for the Active Engagement course series delivered in partnership with Dr. Norm Amundson and the Canadian Career Development Foundation.

Doubleknot consulting partner Dr. Norman E. Amundson

Dr. Norman E. Amundson, Ph.D.

Founding Partner

Dr. Amundson is a professor emeritus from the University of British Columbia who has over 40 years of experience working in the career development field. He has published many books and articles, including Guiding Circles, Physics of Living and Hope-Filled Engagement. Most recently, an anniversary edition of his nationally award winning book “Active Engagement” was released. In his work he emphasizes the importance of creativity, imagination, storytelling, dynamic action, metaphors, and hope. Dr. Amundson has presented his work at national and international conferences in more than 30 countries. His workshops and presentations are practical, engaging, and interactive.

Doubleknot founding partner Nick Fruhling

Nick Frühling

Founding Partner

Nick is the Product Design Lead for Vancouver tech startup Bananatag, and a founding partner of Doubleknot. Since studying design and illustration at Capilano University, his career has been a lovingly constructed combination of user experience, marketing communications, and graphic design, with plenty of room for illustration. Nick’s lifelong love of solving technical problems with creativity and delight informs daily duties ranging from design operations to people management, where he applies his 20 years of experience to creative leadership, product strategy, and desk toys.

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