“For every hour I spent with Diane, it repaid itself 40 times over in that it made my entire work week more productive. The best coaches succeed by helping others truly get what they want and Diane lives that mantra.
By being in the moment, asking probing questions at just the right time and keeping me focused on my original goals, Diane ensured I was mentally prepared for whatever might come my way for the rest of the week and beyond.”
– Justin Kohlman
Vice President, Student Services
British Columbia Institute of Technology
“Diane Lloyd coached me through a difficult time as the supervisor of a small professional staff. She was instrumental in helping me to manage the challenges of my job, while accomplishing my goals and enhancing my performance as a leader. Diane has marvellous communication skills that are well-adapted to her work as a coach: she listened to me attentively and directed my thoughts and ideas toward productive and innovative problem solving,providing me with tools for dissecting and evaluating issues and working toward positive results. I found the entire coaching experience to be extremely positive and highly recommend her professional coaching services.”– Kasey Lee
Conservation Manager, Royal BC Museum
“Working with Diane quickly led to tangible results in the operations of my business. She helped clarify our most important goals, and quickly empowered us to define key actions to take to get there.”
– Chris Nohr
“Working with Diane as my Executive Coach was an amazing experience. She helped me overcome personal and professional obstacles that I hadn’t even recognized before which was very enlightening. With her help, I was able to recognize where I needed to make improvements in my life to achieve balance in my home and work life.Diane works with you to look deep within and come up with your own decisions for your personal best. She was a strong mentor for me and helped bring clarity to my important role within my organization. Diane is very passionate about helping Development professionals achieve extraordinary results both personally and professionally. Non-profit organizations always have limited funds for professional development but it is well worth the investment to consider working with an Executive Coach like Diane to help you achieve your personal best and yield improved fundraising results.”
– Lesley Sims
Director of Development
We Help Teams Find Success…
“Thanks again on behalf of all of us, you have given us the tools and the greater self and team awareness to be a stronger department. It was a good self-check and important for members of the team to understand where each of us is coming from. This team-building workshop will help us be more productive and successful in the future. Thank you!”
– David Alexander, Head of New Archives and Digital Media
Royal BC Museum
“What an inspiring experience! Diane led our team with ease and humour as we brainstormed new and innovative ways of looking at fund development. Her leadership kept a group of “Chatty Cathys” on task for a full day of focused critical thinking, planning and sharing; we would have been lost without her. The room vibrated all day with positive female energy that left me feeling emotional and excited to get back to work.”– Jackie Adamthwaite
Children’s Health Foundation of Vancouver Island
“Diane has been working with the Victoria Women In Need Community Cooperative for over a year. At the beginning of our work together, she led us through a very effective facilitation process called 6 Thinking Hats. Diane is a skilled facilitator bringing a great capacity to focus the energy of the group towards clarity of vision and action. As a consultant, Diane continues to impress us with her professional, intuitive, honest and enthusiastic approach that fits well with our cooperative values.”– Clare Yazganoglu
Executive Director, WIN
We Help You Find the Path To Success in Life…
“Working with Diane has supported me with creating my version of an “inspired life.” She created a safe, non-judgmental environment that allowed me to explore my dreams and verbalize them in a way I had been unable to do on my own.
This impacted my confidence immensely and she helped me to see the courage I had inside myself to pursue what I was passionate about. My work with Diane has readjusted my goals for the future and I am clear about what is important to me. If you want things to change, you need to call Diane!”
– Theresa Mackay
Executive Director BCMA
Founder, Live/Love Scotland Blog
“Coaching with Diane was an incredible experience! It was much different from traditional mentors I have connected with in the past. Instead of offering advice, Diane encouraged me to dig deep within myself and take action. Today I feel re-energized about my work and confident in the choices I made. I would highly recommend Diane as a coach to anyone looking for support, inspiration and results!”
– Development Coordinator
“I had the pleasure of working with Diane to gain clarity on what type of work environment and work-style suited my personality best. I have since been hired for a wonderful new position with tremendous potential for personal and professional growth. Diane was wonderful to work with and I highly recommend her to anyone looking to make substantial growth in their lives.”– Liz Hallett
Manager of Annual Giving at the IWK Hospital Foundation
More Feedback from Workshop Participants…
“I know myself better than before this course! You two have fantastic chemistry. I enjoyed today’s workshop more than anything I have done in the last 10 years!”
“This is a wonderful day for yourself to take to reflect on who you are and what is important to you”.
“This was an excellent opportunity to focus on “self” for once and positive changes. I was so inspired by hearing everyone’s stories!”
“The most valuable takeaway for me is that we are not alone in knowing that there must be something more, and that there is so much support here if we just take the first step.”
“I was honestly surprised by how much I got from this day and how totally engaged I was! After attending this workshop I feel completely open, inspired, and happy. I feel so ready to take my next steps!”
“This workshop had a profound impact on me. It provided a safe space and the time to really focus on what makes me happy. It provided me with an easy to follow “plan” to make my dreams a reality! “
“I would recommend this workshop highly – it was a completely positive experience and an amazing workshop – thank you!”
I am stepping waaayyy outside of my comfort zone this week and put together a new blog format for you today! I spell it all out in my video blog which I hope you will take 4 minutes to listen and take action on the tip I share about reason #2 that you are interfering with your own success!
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