New Podcast – Behind the Brilliance

Exciting news! I’ve launched a new podcast called Behind the Brilliance. It’s a weekly show that will feature in depth conversations with inspiring and interesting people. The guest will be a mix of folks in art, business, technology, and personal development. Click here to subscribe on iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/behind-the-brilliance/id859413671 New episodes go up every Thursday via […]

Inc. Omitted Black Women from Their List so I Made One of My Own

What can we do?” “How can I help?” “Where are they?” I’ve heard these questions posed by a venture capitalist, a journalist, and a “thought leader” in the past 6 months. They were asking me about black people – women in particular – in tech. I always hesitate when I’m asked these questions because over […]

The Latest on Lisa – March 2014

2014 is off to a fast start – it’s already March! I’ve got some exciting projects unfolding – here they are: Inspired Life Media: We have some cool clients doing interesting things, and I’m excited about helping them tell their stories in interesting ways. Stealth Venture: I’m working on a big new media venture with […]

Top 10 Personal Development Books

If you’ve ever seen or heard me on stage or in an interview, you know I have a deep, abiding love for books. I feed my addiction to learning and information by carefully curating books that can either inform, inspire, or entertainment…and occasionally all 3 at once. If you hover over the name of each […]

Recap: Google’s Black History Month Event – LA

Last Wednesday, Google held its annual Black History Month event in Los Angeles. Technologists, entrepreneurs, and tech groupies came to what was an awesome evening. I moderated an awesome panel of blacks in and around tech here in LA. Great advice flowed from the panel so I’m recapping some of the awesomeness here for anyone […]

10 Things Every Dreamer Should Know

As someone who’s had careers in multiple spaces (personal development, entertainment, education), I know how hard it is to make a dream come true. Sometimes you wonder whether it’s ever going to happen and sometimes the dream comes true at an unexpected time. Fortunately, I’ve learned a lot to take with me on the way […]

How to Deal with People Copying Your Work

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“They say imitation is the highest form of flattery, but I just think it’s annoying.” –Pink I’m the creator, director, and executive producer (along with Bridgette Wright) of the American Dream Revised, a web-based docuseries and blog. The project’s purpose was to tell the stories of Millennials who have started companies since the economic downturn. […]