Lessons From Lisa
Leadership Blog

I’ve picked up quite a bit about leadership, human resource management, and diversity and inclusion during my time as an HR executive, executive coach and diversity consultant. Every so often, I have time to compile those lessons into quick, digestible blog entries. I try to cover as much as possible, everything from my thoughts on current business news, to team building strategy, to career transition advice to wardrobe and etiquette tips for leaders.
executive coach expectations

What To Expect When You’re Executive Coaching

For many years now, the field of coaching individual executives and organizations has been growing. Executive coaching is one of those fields that almost sounds made up - the kind of non-specific professional job that they give to sitcom characters. This mystery about what I do is always a source…
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Executive Coaching 101: Diversity and Inclusion

Executive coaching comes with its own vocabulary, one that can be a little daunting if you’re not sure what you’re getting into. In the interest of better communication (one of my favorite things), I’m starting a series called Executive Coaching 101, where I’ll be defining the common terms you hear…
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emotional intelligence (eq)

Executive Coaching 101: Emotional Intelligence (EQ)

Executive coaching comes with its own vocabulary, one that can be a little daunting if you’re not sure what you’re getting into. In the interest of better communication (one of my favorite things), I’m starting a series called Executive Coaching 101, where I’ll be defining the common terms you hear…
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women's fund of central Texas grant awards and breakfast

A Woman Speaks: Women’s Fund of Central Texas Breakfast & Grant Awards

As a membership co-chair of the Women's Fund of Central Texas, I want to invite everyone to attend our breakfast and grant awards on March 7 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. We'll enjoy some great food, award grants to organizations that further our mission of improving the lives of women…
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future of work

Fireside Chat with Anna Lambert of Shopify at Austin’s Future of Work 2017

On March 9th, I'll be hosting a fireside chat with Anna Lambert, who is the director of talent acquisition for Shopify as part of Austin's Future of Work Summit.   I'm super excited to talk with Anna, who is a major advocate for diversity and inclusion in tech. You can…
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how can women be more assertive

Lead Without Fear: How Can Women Be More Assertive?

On my Facebook page, I have an area where anyone can ask me questions about the leadership challenges that they run into. I put my responses on the blog, because I know that for every person who asks a questions, there are dozens who are thinking it.   This week's question…
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