THIS is what people want from you as a speaker

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Oh Lex, I could never share THAT story. This is a refrain I’ve heard hundreds of times from my clients and community members. In fact, at least 1/3 of the women in my Spotlight Speakers Collective said something like that while I helped them curate material for the speaker reels they filmed with me a few weeks back. I don’t …

My Coolest Piece of Press Yet…And I’m Not Puffing

Alexia Career Advice, Communication, Marketing and PR, Personal Branding

Today another dream comes off my vision board because it’s been realized – an article about me and Influencer Academy in Vegas Seven magazine (for those not in Las Vegas, our version of the Village Voice or L.A. Weekly). For years, getting press felt about as easy for me as sustaining a 100 bowling average (my typical score is usually somewhere between 50-60 I’m embarrassed to admit). …

Are You Fumbling in Your Communication with the Opposite Sex?

Alexia Career Advice, Communication, Marketing and PR

This week’s title is not intended to be misleading. While I’m not sharing any dating advice (although I guarantee if you apply the following tips, whether you are on the hunt for a mate of the opposite sex or want to dynamize any of your cross-sex relationships – professional or personal – you’ll have the strategies to do it), I …

Do You Know When to Zip Your Lips?

Alexia Career Advice, Communication, Leadership

A couple of weeks ago, two girlfriends and I partnered to give another one of our friends a surprise party. While the idea of a surprise party to honor one of my besties for leading our women’s group sounded like a good idea, the experience unsettled me. I was charged with planning a fake dinner for my friend, and at …

Why Owning Your Accomplishments Might Be Sabotaging Your Success

Alexia Career Advice, Communication, Women's Issues

An overachieving Millennial who had the moxie to declare at 13 years old, “Class president today, U.S. President in 30 years,” I grew up believing that if I wanted to push through societal, organizational, and my own barriers, it was vital that I own my accomplishments. It was no accident that I amassed close to $100K of scholarship money by …