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Lisa Carver

Founder & Executive Leadership Coach, BA (Hons) PgCert

Lisa Carver is a coach who supports leaders and teams to think, make decisions and progress, whilst they navigate change, turbulence and pressure. 

 

Lisa’s specialist areas are: 

  • Leadership Development.

  • Team Effectiveness Development.

  • Mobilising people into action. 

  • Organisational change.

  • Team conflict.

  • Strategy, decision making and hitting targets.

  • Supporting people to perform & thrive despite turbulence & challenge. 

  • Wellbeing, Stress and resilience management. 

  • Impact, promotion and career development.

  • Developing confidence and assertiveness.

Lisa is particularly skilled at creating a space for reflection and action planning for teams and individuals.  She has a passion for people and understanding what motivates and drives them to be happy and successful, particularly when navigating challenges, change and turbulence. 

Lisa excels in guiding individuals through challenging decisions, complex dilemmas, and critical conversations. Her profound insight into interpersonal relations, leadership, and transformation is rooted in a rich history of leading across international markets. She boasts a commendable history of mentoring leaders at various stages, from seasoned executives to those taking the helm for the first time, as well as aiding those who find themselves at the forefront unexpectedly. Her dedication lies in helping individuals carve out their professional trajectories during periods of personal and corporate shifts. This encompasses support through career changes, reintegration into professional life, or managing the intricacies of executive responsibilities during times of organisational change.

In the face of the pandemic, Lisa was instrumental in supporting leadership teams within the NHS and various intricate public sector entities. Her contributions ranged from personal coaching to orchestrating strategic planning sessions, team development initiatives, and crafting and conducting workshops that focussed on coaching, leadership, mental well-being, stress control, and resilience.

Lisa's career is marked by her success in navigating the challenges of high-pressure leadership roles, culminating in her certification as a PGC and PCC ICF-accredited coaching professional. Her tenure as the UK Managing Director for Gruner & Jahr UK, a Bertlesmann company, stands out as her last corporate position. Before that, she held influential roles at H. Bauer, BBC Worldwide, and Dennis Publishing. In 2017, Lisa founded Carver Coaching, which has grown to include a team of six associate coaches. The company has gained recognition in various media outlets, including HR News, Employer News, Surrey Life, CIPD Webinars, and the HR Uprising podcasts. Carver Coaching's excellence in creating and conducting transformative workshops has been consistently celebrated, earning them multiple awards in 2021, 2022, and 2023.

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