Life Coaching

Life coaching involves helping and empowering others to make, meet and exceed your personal and professional goals. These can include excelling in the workplace, becoming happy and fulfilled at home and exploring your potential and achieving ambitions. By harnessing techniques based on core psychological principles and intuition, our Life Coaches provide clients with the tools to confidently face difficult situations and push past emotional barriers. Life coaching is about objectivity, structure and empowerment, not instruction or indoctrination. At the heart of it all lies the idea that clients must be given the power to help themselves.

Our Coaches

Over the years, we’ve built up a great network of career coaches both internally and externally. We often run training sessions for our candidates, but if you’d like to use their services personally, please click below for details:

Carolyn Boyes

Carolyn boasts an impressive 20 years’ experience designing and delivering career management solutions for individuals at all levels, from recent graduates to experienced executives. As a Hogan certified and qualified NLP coach and trainer, Carolyn coaches clients face-to-face, over the telephone or via Skype with one clear objective in mind: to perfect all the key skills necessary to stand out from the competition. Carolyn offers general career guidance as well as covering topics such as personal branding, CV advice, interview coaching, personal resilience, communication, self-employment and preparation for the first 90 days in a new role.

Carolyn’s extensive commercial background has taken her across the world, working with clients in a variety of sectors including financial services, media and communications and the public and not-for-profit sectors. In addition to her invaluable commercial acumen, Carolyn is a trained therapist and an internationally published author of a range of titles covering business skills, psychology, body language and career management.

Tel: 078 706 43433



Diana Jervis Read

Diana is a London based business/life coach, group trainer and counsellor. Her background includes over 20 years of directing PR and marketing consultancies and she uses this experience to help individuals reach their goals much more quickly, enhancing job satisfaction and motivation. 

Her experience and huge satisfaction is in helping people with any of the following:

  • Clarifying their life purpose, values, motivation and job satisfaction
  • Maximise personal productivity to make more time available and reach their goals faster than they would without a coach
  • Work life balance, stress reduction, assertiveness and dealing with anxiety
  • Increase self awareness, sometimes using DISC psychometric profiling: explaining each individual’s coping techniques in 3 scenarios (in private, at work and under stress) including strengths, weaknesses, fears, drivers, management style, value to organisation, possible growth areas, implications.  This usually clarifies actions and obstacles that need to be mastered and fast tracks progress
  • Relationship building, both creating immediate impact and sustaining long term deeper relationships, again using profiling knowledge
  • Sustainable change management
  • Individual or group training in:
  • people management, leadership and teamwork skills
  • conflict prevention and resolution
  • time management

All of which make any candidate all the more confident and impressive!

Diana offers ‘mates rates’ for Stopgap candidates, and won’t charge if no progress is achieved.

Tel: 020  8133 9547


Company name: JR Performance Coaching


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