TEDx Alexia Hands in Pockets

PowerPoint Mishaps, Keeping Secrets and other Lessons in Leadership

Alexia Leadership, Women in Business, Women's Issues Leave a Comment

A 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, …

Now is your time to be seen

Alexia Career Advice, Coaching, Communication, Women's Issues

Just remember that the walls you face are not for you. They are for those who thought the path would be easy. For those who don’t want it bad enough. For those who feel their work isn’t important enough to help others step into their moxie. My husband wrote these words to me this passed Christmas. At the time I …

Candid speaking advice from a speaking coach so you don’t choke when you speak

Don’t Choke When You Speak

Alexia Communication, Happiness, Women's Issues

“I’m so excited. I’m so excited. I’m so excited. I’m so….scared.” I have always loved the Saved by the Bell episode when Elizabeth Berkley utters these words mid-meltdown. Fortunately, unlike Berkley’s character, Jessie Spano, I’ve never had an addiction to caffeine pills; but I have unsuccessfully dated perfectionism most of my life. And there is nowhere a perfectionist’s anxiety surfaces …

I’m Retiring, and Here’s One Last Chance to Work One-on-One Together

Alexia Coaching, Communication, Leadership, Women's Issues

Effective September 1, 2014, I will no longer be taking on one-on-one speaking and leadership clients. I intend be spending more time in Hawaii, as this picture suggests, AND I’ll be focusing on scaling my Influencer Academy here in Las Vegas as well as bringing it to companies around the country. I’ll also be launching a variety of virtual and …

Did He Really Just Call Me a ‘Slow, Stupid B*tch’?

Alexia Adult Learning, Coaching, Leadership, Women's Issues

That’s the question I kept asking myself as I drove out of the Whole Foods parking lot over the weekend. To be fair, I was definitely backing out of my parking spot slowly. (When you load your groceries on top of a stroller in the trunk of your Prius it blocks most of your visibility. So I had decided to …