Since 2008, I have created dozens of events from large panel gatherings to intimate workshops. From concept creation to hosting, moderating, and speaking, I’m driven to create deep connections with my audience in new and exciting ways.
I bring motivation, insights, power and curiosity to every conversation.
My speaking topics of expertise include:
In addition to crafting talks specifically focused on your unique event topic, I can also bring the speaking and event ideas to you through my workshops.
These workshops focus on personal branding, finding your purpose in your work and life, and blending your life, brand and business together in a doable and joy-filled way.
“It was energizing as well as informational to sit and share with such a diverse, exciting group of women. Lisa’s focus on getting us each to understand where we are coming from at our core was the perfect answer to which direction should I go. She’s helped me clear the clutter and see the path that I’m meant to start down now.” Branding on Purpose attendee
“It’s become increasingly apparent to me how much my personal “essence” influences my business, and creating a consistent personal and professional voice has been valuable in helping me to make challenging decisions.” Maura Winkler, The Chicago Doulas
Having worked with large and small design studios in San Francisco and Chicago since 1999, Lisa brings big brand and marketing techniques with a graceful touch of soul and sunshine to her work.
Lisa’s experience working with Crate & Barrel, Paper Source, Pottery Barn Kids, The Gap, Sephora, Red Box, Orbitz, Discovery Clothing and Lifeguard Press has given her the opportunity develop branding expertise ranging from lifestyle branding, professional services, to tech-related industries.
Lisa received degrees from the University of San Francisco and the Academy of Art University, and is a trained Accomplishment Coach.
Lisa’s passion is community building and creating shared experiences. She served on the board of directors for AIGA Chicago as their Developmental Co-Chair from 2008-2011, and in 2013 she co-founded Forth Chicago, a women’s entrepreneurial community. Lisa is also the founder of Step Brightly, a brand consultancy in Chicago, and her work has been featured in numerous design publications and lifestyle blogs including the Chicago Tribune, Pure Wow, Apartment Therapy, West Elm, Rue Daily, Chicago Inno, and HOW Publications.
Lisa Guillot is a life, brand + business coach for entrepreneurs in Chicago and beyond. Dubbed a branding expert by the Chicago Tribune, Lisa brings heart, soul and action to every conversation as she delivers her big branding experience to motivated entrepreneurs through one-on-one coaching and workshop settings. In addition to her coaching practice, Lisa is the founder of Step Brightly, a boutique brand consultancy, and co-founder of Forth Chicago a women’s entrepreneurial community.
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