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.
amplification women

The Complication of Amplification

If you’re at all invested in diversity and inclusion, you’ve no doubt heard about “amplification.” Coined by a group of White House staffers, amplification is way for women to support each other and be heard in the workplace. Essentially, if a woman pitches an idea and is steamrolled, another woman…
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reverse mentoring

Spare Yourself A Lunch and Learn with Reverse Mentoring

I'm a major proponent of mentoring in my work with executives and organizations because of its many benefits when it comes to growing and developing one’s career. Having been a mentee and a mentor myself, I believe that it can be truly transformational. Mentoring is a two way street. When you…
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what i learned from mr. rogers

What I Learned from Mr. Rogers

The other day, I was organizing my bookshelf, trying to do the impossible task of winnowing down the collection, (for some reason, it’s just so hard to get rid of a book!) when I came across a cutesy little novelty, The World According to Mr. Rogers: Important Things To Remember.…
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hogan leadership assessments

Executive Coaching 101: Hogan Leadership Assessments

Executive coaching comes with its own vocabulary.  It 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 in…
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women in engineering

A Little Less Conversation (A Little More Action)

A few weeks ago, I was invited by True Blue Inclusion and Rackspace to join industry leaders for an afternoon in San Antonio. We gathered to discuss female representation in engineering. We plotted the steps needed to ensure that this vital field will continue to benefit from more experiences and…
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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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