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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

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You’re not an [insert expletive]… you just communicated like one

July 21, 2015Normally, if my husband Steve said something like this to me, I’d be devastated. But a few weeks ago, they were the EXACT words I needed to hear. Earlier that day I was feeling a little battered and bruised after one of my webinars. I had been really off of my delivery game. Not only had I used a lot ... Read More
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PowerPoint Mishaps, Keeping Secrets and other Lessons in Leadership

July 6, 2015A couple of weeks ago I had the privilege of hosting Power of the Suit, a fashion show and women’s leadership panel, put on by Global Gaming Women and Cintas. It fell during the tail end of a 6-week period where my own leadership practice has been challenged (and strengthened) by opportunities where I did not know what to say, ... Read More
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Choose the right mentor for this season (and meet mine!)

June 16, 2015When I was 7 months pregnant, one of my friends and colleagues sent me an email with details on an upcoming virtual program on how to plan and execute a successful online launch. I had been harboring the idea of creating an online TED-style talk development program (what ultimately became Your Spotlight Talk) for years, but I had dozens of excuses ... Read More
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It’s My Birthday, I’m Not Dying, and I Have a New Website!

June 4, 2015To say that the last six weeks have ‘tested’ me would be akin to saying Mother Teresa lived a life of grace. Not that I’m comparing myself to Mother Teresa. Our commonalities might begin and end with our gender and our desire to bring charity to others. Especially this passed spring. As I sit in bed writing you on my ... Read More