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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

05-10-16

We are ALL impostors (plus, a big announcement)

May 10, 2016When Sheryl Sandberg talked about the “impostor syndrome” in Lean In, she brought into mainstream discourse a condition most of us have experienced even if we didn’t previously have a name for it. In the last 5 years since Sandberg’s book, there have been hundreds of articles, books, podcasts, training programs, etc. discussing the prevalence of high achieving women (and ... Read More
05-03-16

Please put a mic in your hand

May 4, 2016If we are Facebook friends, you may have seen me share last week that after her first Shakespeare in the Park experience, my daughter has become a HUGE fan of the Bard. Daily she asks to watch Shakespearean movies on TV, she prays for me to take her to see more Shakespeare and has even started rubbing her hands and ... Read More
04-20-16

Getting Booked to Speak, My Melinda Gates Moment and a FREE Master Class Invite

April 20, 2016“It doesn’t have to be hard.” I uttered these words at least half a dozen times to the women who participated in my The Spotlight MasterTreat last weekend. From designing a profitable speaking funnel to integrating one’s stories with her “idea worth spreading” to crafting her speaking pitches, the 19 women did some divine work as they reprogrammed their mindset ... Read More
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Size Matters (get your head out of the gutter, important content awaits!)

April 13, 2016Throughout the nearly 10 years I’ve had my consulting business, I’ve heard 1 of 2 theories when it comes to email list size. The size of your list is everything. Once you hit 5000 subscribers you can easily build and sustain a 6-figure plus business. Then, the second theory. List size is rubbish. It’s all about how engaged your audience ... Read More