Lisa Reynolds

The Strengths Coach®

 

coaching psychology for CAREERS & business

Meet Lisa

The Strengths Coach® –  Positive Psychology Practitioner and experienced Executive Coach supporting professional people and business owners.

Lisa is a qualified ILM accredited coach, a Master Strengths Practitioner, MBTi Practitioner, NLP Practitioner and qualified psychometric assessor. She is trained in the therapeutic areas of Transactional Analysis and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Applied Positive Psychology.

Lisa is also Founder & Director at Talent Performance, a successful strengths assessment and people development business, established in 2009 and working with corporate organisations.

“We’re all wonderfully unique individuals, each with our own blend of strengths, quirks, and perspectives. Your authentic self is the heart of how you engage in work and business, shaping the impact you have in any role or organisation. Understanding who you are, how you think, and what makes you uniquely you lies at the core of all my professional development work. My aim is to empower you to harness this self-awareness, using it as a powerful tool to navigate successful career and business ventures, whilst also prioritising your mental health and wellbeing along the way.”

Are you…

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Looking to take the next growth steps in your career or business and looking for guided support to help you

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Wanting to level up in your career or business and could use some expert advice along the way

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Dealing with changes or challenges in your career or business and need someone to help you navigate through it all

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Going through a setback, whether personal or professional, and seeking support to bounce back and move forward

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Curious about yourself and how to develop and become even better at what you do, both personally and professionally

Maybe you would like to…

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Explore new career paths or adjust your business focus

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Take meaningful steps forward in your career or entrepreneurial journey

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Bounce back from setbacks, either personal or professional

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Boost your self-assurance and resilience

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Understand what truly drives your satisfaction at work.

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Identify and embrace your strengths for authentic work experiences

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Pursue opportunities that capitalise on your strengths for financial growth

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Strike a balance between work and personal life priorities

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Find fulfilment in your work, even during challenging times

What is positive psychology?

Positive Psychology is the scientific study of human flourishing and an applied approach to optimal functioning.  The ‘good life’ and what makes life worth living, positive psychology focuses on the understanding and optimisation of strengths that enable individuals, organisations and communities to thrive.

The field is founded on the belief that most people want to lead meaningful and fulfilling lives, to cultivate what is best within themselves and to enhance their experiences of love, work and play.

In more recent times positive psychology has also moved to investigate and research some of the most difficult and painful human experiences offering the potential for growth, deeper meaning, resilience, hope and improved psychological wellbeing even in the most difficult of circumstances.

A growing area of human science, positive psychology is offering new ways of thinking and understanding to help people live healthier, happier and more fulfilled lives. To improve mental health, develop mental fitness and to more effectively deal with the daily challenges of life with resilience, meaning and purpose.

What are strengths?

Strengths are an underlying quality or qualities that energises you and that you are great at or have the potential to become great at. Strengths and strengths development are an integral part of positive psychology theory. Strengths are considered fundamental aspects of human nature that can be cultivated and developed to enhance life satisfaction, resilience, and fulfillment. Positive psychology emphasizes focusing on strengths rather than solely on weaknesses or pathologies.

What is coaching psychology?

Coaching psychology is a field that combines principles from psychology with coaching techniques to facilitate personal and professional growth, development, and performance enhancement in individuals and groups. It integrates the theoretical and applied aspects of psychology with coaching methodologies to help clients achieve their goals, overcome obstacles, and maximize their potential.

What clients say

Lisa is an excellent coach and importantly a lovely person to spend time with. I had a 6 session series of coaching over a period of three months. Lisa has a wealth of knowledge, tools and relevant experience. It pushed me beyond my comfort zone but that was the point and it was achieved by creating a safe space of trust, authenticity and integrity. We also had fun, laughed and got to know each other. I really valued the focus on my strengths and how that framed my thoughts, allowed me to develop and re-find my confidence! Setting goals for what I wanted to achieve and looking back at the end it has been a great experience and one I will I'm sure come back to as I progress..

Karen – Assistant Director People & Culture

A huge thank you to Lisa for her expert guidance over the recent months. It’s been invaluable in helping me make big changes at work, which then gave me the conviction to make a career move. Thank you so much!

Kieran – Partner

Lisa is naturally warm, intellectually stimulating and a phenomenal coach, I was rejuvenated by talking through my changes and what I truly wanted to do differently. I wanted to embrace creating more space for myself to bring true balance into my life and do fulfilling work which didn’t suffocate this ambition. Through coaching, I flourished by emphasising my creative talents and significant strengths to attract more meaning and purpose. I was able to create a forcefield of positivity and magnetic energy to follow my heart and make my dreams become distinct possibilities. .

Oonagh – Chief People Officer

Lisa mentored us through fairly early stages of our business. She challenged us constantly and asked difficult questions that we probably wouldn’t have asked of ourselves which demonstrated her knowledge and experience of working within start up operations. It turned out to be our most successful year of trading to date and I have no doubt that Lisa contributed to that success.

Richard – Managing Director

An absolute professional with authenticity and continuous improvement in all that I have experienced with Lisa. Very much a "people grower" which naturally shows through. Is able to adapt to a mix of industry types which of course is an absolute asset. Highly recommended.

Narinder – Head of HR

Lisa has been a great help and support whilst being my business coach. This has enabled my business to grow and go from strength to strength. She knows the recruitment business inside out and with her strong strategic advice I would recommend Lisa to anyone who is looking for support to accelerate his or her business.

Lissa – Managing Director

Lisa is incredibly down to earth and personable - making her coaching relaxed and enjoyable. However, she knows just the questions to probe and challenge! I was able to structure my actions and push myself to reach exactly the results I was working towards.

Tom – Managing Director

Lisa is tenacious, focused, dedicated and highly professional in her approach to coaching. I would strongly recommend Lisa to anyone searching to achieve more.

Joanne – HR Transformation Lead

I found Lisa to be extremely helpful, aiding me to improve in a wide array of aspects of my life. I wholeheartedly recommend her.

Matthew – Consultant

Taking time to reflect on what it is that energises you, really helps focus the mind on what will be the best next move. Advice on the CV and LinkedIn profile was in valuable, I learnt a lot. I have worked with Lisa over a number of years and her expertise in this field is second to none

Chris – Commercial Director Europe

Better understanding my strengths made it very obvious why I have a stronger preference and ability for certain task and those tasks that I should delegate to member of my team.

Paul – Technical Director

Lisa's coaching skills really helped me to understand my strengths and where I might be using these in overdrive. Lisa also helped me to recognise my inner voice and when it may not be correct or helpful. As a result, I feel more aware, more reflective and in control of my business.

Karen – Managing Director

Why choose Lisa as your coach?

Lisa is an experienced, professionally qualified coach and psychological practitioner, with years of experience working with professional people and business owners across multiple sectors. She also has a strong commercial background, having held senior roles in a number of fast-growing organisations, so she understands first-hand the pressures faced in corporate and entrepreneurial life.

With a psycho-educative, person-centred approach, Lisa can help you to:

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Learn more about yourself to understand what you're good at. This helps you work in a way that feels true to you, leading to more success and satisfaction

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Make clear goals and plans for your career, business, or life that align with what matters most to you

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Reach your goals regularly and with less stress, so you can enjoy the journey

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Recover positively from setbacks with confidence and resilience

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Achieve professional success whilst also growing personally and professionally

How you can work with Lisa:

1:1 Coaching (Application Only)

For individuals looking for a personalised coaching programme, including strengths/psychometric assessment where appropriate – Apply now

Strengths Discovery Session

Discover your unique occupational strengths, what makes you authentically ‘YOU’ and how you use these unique strengths effectively at work to increase your motivation and job satisfaction – find out more

Programmes & Courses:

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Jump Start Programme

For those requiring both practical and motivational support with your job search. This is our signature 1:1 career coaching programme for those in career transition. Find out more

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Supercharge Your Business

An intensive and immersive 1:1 programme for high achieving business owners wanting to create a happier and healthier way of working in your business. We go deep to look at what you really need and want from your life and business and how to get there. Application only.