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Dianne Bischoff James - Life Transformation Coach, Speaker and Author

Meet Dianne

Dianne Bischoff James

"I needed a role model, someone who had done it before, but where was she? Who actually has changed every aspect of their life and lived to tell about it? Who has changed everything without moving, without a budget... and with kids and a mortgage in tow? And then I met you. For all of the women and men who feel stuck and sad, wondering what the heck happened to their life, Dianne is proof that it can happen. It might be slow and messy, but you CAN change your life. Dianne, you are here to inspire us all and your Life Reboot workshop helped me break through to the real me!"                 Christina T. Chicago, IL

Empowered Transformation

Dianne Bischoff James MS is an acclaimed author, motivational speaker, coach and leader in the art and science of life transformation. She documented her decade-long, multifaceted journey of change in the award-winning novel, The Real Brass Ring and has garnered the attention of national media through her fearless expression and practical model for how women and men can "show up" in their own lives personally, professionally and passionately.

Dianne is a Life Reboot expert, specializing in empowered growth, and assists others by sharing her deep love of metaphysics coupled with effective formulas for obtaining optimal, authentic living. Through her unique down-to-earth wisdom and humor, Dianne imparts the highest knowledge about what is keeping us collectively and individually from reaching our highest potential. She is also a sought-after motivational speaker who imparts best-practice techniques for navigating change in our modern world.

Despite having achieved society’s traditional model of success with an entrepreneurial business and busy family life, at 38, Dianne felt great personal unrest and embarked on a journey to find her heart and passion for the dramatic arts. Over the course of ten years, she rebooted her entire life utilizing her business acumen and modern metaphysical skills to became an actor with numerous film, television and commercial credits, lost 60 pounds, rid herself of depression, conquered numerous debilitating health problems, navigated a healthy divorce and survived the perils of an addictive relationship.

Now she works as a transformational life coach helping others recognize their own personal power and potential and educates her private clients to manifest and renew their hearts, minds and bodies for optimal authentic living. Based on Dianne’s extensive personal renovation, in-depth research and empowerment coaching practice, she has gained insight into the minds of people who actively pursue their life's work and live passionately, from the heart. 

Utilizing the principles of pragmatic metaphysics and 14 Shortcuts for Happy Living, Dianne has created an effective model that employs techniques for helping clients overcome issues with fear, pain, anxiety, shame and past heartache so that others can move forward and recraft their existence. Her experience and continued fascination with why we came here and what makes people tick, as well as practical formulas for personal growth and development, have established her as an expert in the process of lasting change.


As Seen In

Dianne can be found in MindBodyGreen, OMTimes, Aspire Magazine, BeliefNet, InnerSelf, the Edge and Natural Awakenings


About The Real Brass Ring

The Real Brass Ring

The Real Brass Ring: Change Your Life Course Now is an inspirational novel that passionately reveals how anyone can re-invent themselves and reclaim their passion, power and purpose.

In 2000, Dianne Bischoff James, a marketing professional, married mother of three and successful Chicago businesswoman appeared ostensibly to have it all. Yet, deep down inside, Dianne knew she was completely off track emotionally, physically, mentally and spiritually. She decided to act and radically transform her life. Today, she has added "author" and "working actor" to her resume along with a fulfilling love life and idyllic existence with her fun-loving family. She hardly recognizes the person she once was. She describes her remarkable life reboot in her book, The Real Brass Ring (Red Wheel/Weiser/Turning Stone Press). This book is the perfect inspiration for any one who feels stuck, unhappy and ready to move forward on the life path they originally set out to create.

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Dianne's Credentials

Dianne has a BA in Psychology and graduated magna cum laude from Northwestern University with a MS in Marketing Communication. As a marketing consultant, she won numerous awards for branding excellence and her book, The Real Brass Ring: Change Your Life Course Now, is a bestselling novel which has won two international awards and was chosen by Aspire Magazine as a Top 10 Inspirational Book. In addition, Dianne is a gifted intuitve counselor with certifications in life coaching, Law of Attraction, Akashic Records and Emotional Freedom Technique.


  • Empowerment, Success and Happiness, Manifestation, Weightloss, Relationships, Work/Life Balance, Spirituality
  • Depression, Stress Relief, Abandonment, Grief and Loss, Rejection, Pain, Trauma and Fears and Phobias


  • MS Marketing from Northwestern University - Magna Cum Laude
  • BS Psychology


  • Tapping/EFT Master Certification 
  • Life Coaching Certification
  • Akashic Records Certification - Linda Howe
  • NLP Certification - Association for Integrative Psychology

Master Practitioner

  • Hoffman Quadrinity Process Graduate
  • Law of Attraction Master
  • Ancestral Clearing and Forgiveness Trainer
  • Trauma Release Exercises (TRE) Practitioner 
  • SAG-AFTRA Union Actor

International Awards

  • (2) Platinum MarCom Awards for Corporate Branding
  • (2) Gold MarCom Awards for New Brand Marketing
  • Living Now Bronze Book Award
  • BellaOnline Gold Book Award