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.

2013 Best of Naperville Award for Life Coaching

The Naperville life coach company was recognized for its proven ability to use its programs to generate long-term value for community members. Leading premier personalized life coaching and life coach workshops in Naperville, Overgard guides individuals, business owners and corporations on ways to turn actions into sustainable habits.

By | May 16th, 2014|blog, Career, Personal|

3 Life Coaching Tips to Get Your Mojo Back

Are you in a funk? Do you feel that you’re missing the zest you usually have for life? If it's work, relationships, or personal well-being, Chicago Life Coach Diane Overgard has a few ideas to help you refresh your outlook and propel you forward.

By | August 23rd, 2013|blog, Personal|

Life Coaching Tips for a Wonderful Summer

Normal life doesn't expect wonder - it expects routine. Normal life doesn't allow time for savoring - it allows chaos. You can change that this summer!

By | June 3rd, 2013|blog, Personal|

Something’s Got to Change

Tolerating frustration doesn't work. Accepting sadness is a waste of valuable time. Spinning in confusion gives us headaches. Try a coaching exercise to...

By | April 3rd, 2013|blog, Career, Personal|

90 Seconds to the Person You Want to Be

Invest 90 seconds to gain insight into your best self. As the 90 seconds tick away on your watch, visualize the Person You Want to Be.

By | February 28th, 2013|blog, Personal|

Nobody’s Valentine

If you're feeling like you're Nobody's Valentine this year, look around. There is someone in your path today that will touch your life with a lift if you're looking for him.

By | January 30th, 2013|blog, Personal|

I Know What 2013 Will Bring

If you're curious about 2013, I'd like to let you in on three things that lie ahead. These are my predictions – actually promises – for the New Year. Sunny Days. I guarantee there will be some. Music. You'll find it on your radio, IPod, or in a song that you sing in the shower. Disappointment. That's an absolute certainty. Here is a gift for you – COACHING TIPS to Live Well in 2013.

By | January 3rd, 2013|blog, Personal|

Live Life to the Fullest

If you are putting your own needs on the back-burner, seize today's opportunity to feel the power of "I can change that" and begin to live life to the fullest. Diane Overgard, Chicago Life Coach

By | October 29th, 2012|blog, Career|

1 Minute Lesson for Golf and Life

Three facts have changed the way I play golf. These are more than lessons for enjoying a round of golf – they spill over into lessons for enjoying life more. Even if you're not a golf enthusiast, I think you'll understand what I mean. FACT #1 – No matter how well I hit the ball, I could have done better.

By | September 11th, 2012|blog, Career|

Happy about Nothing

A happy life is a compilation of many happy moments, including moments that stem from things that did NOT happen. Practice being "Happy about Nothing.

By | August 7th, 2012|blog, Personal|