Creative Mindset Keynote Speaker, Lisa Guillot

Speaking + Press


“You nailed it, Lisa! The clarity of your message and explanation of the specialties are all phenomenal. This should definitely be a resource for all coaches, therapists, consultants and mentors. And those who seek professional assistance. Nice!”

Peter A. James, President, International Coaching Federation, Chicago

Lisa Guillot empowers high-performing people to transform the “Paradox Strategy” that is keeping them overworked and underwhelmed. Her clients are super clear on what their purpose is, and how to create more life fulfillment, thriving careers and businesses with ease and joy. She is a certified creative mindset coach and brand coach. Her client roster consists of ambitious entrepreneurs and executives in industries that range from marketing, Fintech, and SaaS. She also has a deep connection to the creative entrepreneurial community.

Since 2008, Lisa has created dozens of events from large panel gatherings and masterminds to intimate live and virtual workshops. From concept creation to facilitating, Lisa is driven to create deep insights and powerful conversations with her audience. 


  • Marketing and a Creative Mindset
  • How to Define your Personal Brand through Intuitive Leadership
  • How to be a Magnetic Leader





Lisa has spoken at creative conferences, professional summits, professional service companies, professional associations, leadership conferences, and women’s business leadership events.

  • Muck Rack, Women In Leadership, Speaker 2021
  • American Marketing Association, Facilitator, Trainer, Speaker, 2019-2020
  • IA Women, Speaker, 2020
  • Highland Technology, Speaker, 2020
  • AT&T, Speaker, 2019
  • Forth Chicago Panel Talks, Moderator, Host, Speaker, 2013-2017



In addition to authoring the Bright Ideas Blog, Lisa’s first book, about intuitive leadership, is set to release in 2022. 


“You were such a rock star! Today’s talk is crazy evidence that what you are teaching is so necessary!”

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Many entrepreneurs, executives and leaders feel directionless, overwhelmed and burnt out. Lisa Guillot uses design thinking and leadership coaching to get straight to the heart of what’s getting in the way. Her clients are super clear on what their purpose is and how to create more life fulfillment, thriving careers and businesses. 

Lisa is a transformational leadership coach and brand voice coach. She works with individuals and organizations to create life-changing goals with positive results. Her clients consist of executives, creative entrepreneurs, CEO’s and their organizations, in creative and professional service industries that value leadership and personal development. 

Lisa is on the Practitioners Council and is a columnist for the American Marketing Association. She has also served on the board of directors for AIGA Chicago.

In addition to her coaching practice, Be Bright Lisa Coaching, she co-founded Forth Chicago, a creative entrepreneurial community. Lisa is also the founder of Step Brightly, a brand consultancy in Chicago. Lisa has partnered with the American Marketing Association, Nixon Peabody LLP, Soho House, Fearless Paradox, Ladies Who Wine Dine and Design, and Columbia College.

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’s branding experience includes working with Crate & Barrel, Paper Source, Pottery Barn Kids, The Gap, and Sephora which has given her the opportunity to share deep brand strategy and creative expertise ranging from lifestyle branding to tech-related industries.

Lisa received degrees from the University of San Francisco and the Academy of Art University. She is a graduate of Accomplishment Coaching and is a Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation.

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