About Diane Overgard

Diane Overgard is the founder and CEO of 45 Degrees Coaching. she is a Professional Executive Life Coach, published author, and speaker. Find out more about coaching with Diane, or a presentation for your staff at www.45degrees.org.

6 Life Coaching Habits that Lead to a Better Place in 2017

Right now, as 2014 is just beginning, most of us are optimistic and excited to see what this next phase of life is going to hold. Don't leave your future to chance. Naperville Life Coach Diane Overgard shares six habits that will make a positive difference in your attitude, actions, and results.

By | January 11th, 2017|blog, Career, Personal|

Align Your Trajectory, Sir!

How can golfing wisdom apply to business and personal life?

By | June 28th, 2016|Career|

Don’t Talk with Your Teenager

Parents want kids to talk with them, but it's often a struggle. Here are a few ideas for being available, which just might lead to a surprisingly great conversation!

By | June 28th, 2016|Family|

What Lesson Did You Learn This Week?

In a courageous adult life, pushing limits of accomplishment and balancing a variety of demands, the test often presents itself first and becomes motivation to learn and implement change for the better.

By | April 20th, 2016|blog|

Who is Your Teacher Today?

I believe that every person we meet is a teacher, if we are willing to learn the lessons. You are your own best teacher when you get serious about discovering clarity, focus, and self-awareness. A Life Coach provides tools and space for you to hear the answers – both professionally and personally.

By | August 24th, 2015|blog, Career, Personal|

Don’t Eat the Crust

We believe we should do it all, be it all, or have it all – and we waste precious time on the "crusts" of our days which could be better invested in parts that are our draw, our sweet spot.

By | July 20th, 2015|blog, Career, Family|

Stop the Dripping

Stop the drips of multi-tasking, overwhelming obligations, and energy-draining tasks that aren’t contributing toward the productive and satisfying business life and personal life you want to live.

By | June 15th, 2015|blog, Career|

Canoes and Your Best Work

Outstanding work happens when we are living in congruence with our values. As an executive life coach my best work is to bring creative visioning with wise application to my clients. Coaching provides innovative questions and strategies that help clients think outside-the-box and see their own life and business situations clearly.

By | May 11th, 2015|blog, Career|

Incorporate Being Wrong

"I'm not always right. Well, yes, I think I am. If I thought I was wrong I'd change to something else, and then I'd be right again." Our natural tendency to get stuck on our own perspective prevents us from innovative negotiations, powerful connections, and creative solutions.

By | April 14th, 2015|blog, Career|

Most Wonderful Time of the Year

As I'm writing this there are only seven days until Christmas! Would you please join me in making each of these 7 DAYS qualify for this "Most Wonderful Time of the Year?" DAY 1 - Say "You're WONDERFUL" to one person you see today. I'm opening my eyes and heart to see the good in [...]

By | December 19th, 2014|blog, Personal|