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About Alexia

Branded a “Moxie Maven” by the White House for my unique and effective approach to developing rising female leaders, I have become a go-to thought leader, speaker, coach and trainer for executives, entrepreneurs and rising leaders. Specializing in women’s communication and leadership development (and embraced by men as well as women because of my playful storytelling, infectious humor and no nonsense solutions), I am the Founder of Influencer Academy and the creator of Your Spotlight Talk and Your Spotlight Workshop.

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Your Journey Begins Here

Be a Hotshot Speaker

Develop your speaking confidence and stage presence in my free Hotshot Speaker Video Training.

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Create Your Spotlight Talk

Identify your “idea worth spreading” and develop your TED-worthy presentation in this self-guided, interactive training program.

 Craft Your Talk

Lead Your Spotlight Workshop

Facilitate dynamic, sold-out workshops that convert participants into raving fans and long-term clients in my virtual group coaching program.

 Plan Your Workshop

Dial-Up Your Influence

In this 9-month, face-to-face program, master the top leadership competencies to speak with power and make more impact in your career, company and community.

 Accelerate Your Leadership

Private Coaching with Alexia

I work privately with a handful of executives, entrepreneurs, professionals and educators who are ready to take massive action to achieve extraordinary results through their speaking and thought leadership. Explore my private coaching options.

Recent Blog Posts

02-03-16

Haters, Copycats and Raving Fans (why they have everything and nothing to do with you)

February 3, 2016I’m finally experiencing the post-launch afterglow I’ve heard online business friends and colleagues mention which has thus far eluded me. My insides feel as soft and fluffy as marshmallows. I wake up and my first thought is, “thank you,” rather than, “What do I need to attend to first?” I laugh and cuddle with my family during non-work hours without ... Read More
01-11-16

The anatomy of a soul-stirring spotlight talk

January 12, 2016One of the many things that TED and TEDx curators say is that there is NOT a formula for a TED-style talk. To quote Chris Anderson, TED’s main curator, “There is no single formula to giving a TED Talk. Indeed, the most annoying talks of all are those that seem to think there is.” So am I going to (or ... Read More
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New Year, New Speaking Opportunities (time sensitive opportunity)

January 4, 2016Whether you are “heck yeah” or a bit of a “heck maybe” about the start of another year, I know from experiencing years that went way better than planned (as well as from surviving those that drained me like the seasonal flu) that one chief factor that influenced the outcome was my network. Yes, having a clear vision was important. ... Read More
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Conquer Speaking in 2016: My Interview with Natalie MacNeil

December 17, 2015I’m excited to share with you one of my FAVORITE new resources for speaking success. It’s called The Conquer Kit, and it’s inked by Natalie MacNeil, an Emmy Award-winning media producer, Founder of SheTakesOnTheWorld.com (recognized by Forbes as one of the “Top 100 Websites for Women”), and creator of the yearlong women’s business incubator, The Conquer Club. I’ve started coaching ... Read More