Risk and Regret

I was recently asked an interesting question by an aspiring producer/entrepreneur: “How do you deal with risk? I want to go after my dreams, but it just feels so risky.” My first instinct was to reduce the answer to just do it, but I hate when people give oversimplified answers. Here’s what I said (and […]

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Behind the Brilliance: From 48 Rejections to New York Times Bestseller

New York Times bestselling author Heidi Durrow graced my virtual couch to discuss a mix of things: identity, race relations, her book The Girl Who Fell From the Sky, rejection, the craft of writing, and so much more.   What I enjoyed most about this conversation was Heidi’s transparency. She talked candidly about her journey […]

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Remembering Maya

Instead of mourning Maya Angelou today, let’s celebrate her! Let’s be inspired by her courage, authenticity, and wisdom. Let’s allow that to challenge us to craft legacies that rival hers in their depth. Let’s be people who, like Maya, light the world with the unique gifts we’ve been given. She encouraged me and so many […]

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LISA LIVE

Hey hey! Good news for Angelenos and those who need a super random excuse to come to LA: Saturday, May 31, I’ll be speaking on the intersection of entertainment, startups, and technology at The Future of Entrepreneurship in Santa Monica, CA. I’m really excited about this for several reasons: 1. I’m a woman of color […]

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