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I have spoken at internal summits, professional service companies, creative conferences, associations, leadership conferences, and women business leadership events.

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My life’s commitment is to help entrepreneurs and executives take action to create their life with purpose. Whether that is in your career, business, personal or professional brand, or self-expression, my intention is to help you find your true voice and use it. I share my insights and ideas as a columnist for the American Marketing Association
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Professional Details

Short Bio

Lisa Guillot, PCC, is a transformational leadership coach, brand voice coach and founder of Be Bright Lisa. She coaches executives, entrepreneurs and teams within organizations. Lisa speaks about creative leadership and purpose.

Long Bio

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 consists 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 spoken at 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 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 Professional Certified Coach (PCC) from the International Coaching Federation.


Lisa has always been a strong advocate for women. She is the mother to three boys and one girl and loves hot yoga, the hotter the better.


PS. Interested in what's possible for you? Here are 4 ways we can work together so you can flourish.

  1. One-on-One Coaching: People look to you for answers and inspiration because you're future-focused. At the same time, you need motivation, accountability, and someone to reflect the truth back to you. Want to grow your leadership and joy at the same time? Entrepreneurs, learn more. Executives, learn more.
  2. Just a Consultation, please: Not ready to dive in, but want to dip your toe in the water? Let's have a 30-minute conversation to see if we are a match. Sign up.
  3. Your company's future is dependent on empowering and developing your leaders. I partner with companies to transform their leadership through actionable results in performance and brand culture. Learn more.
  4. The Brand Commitment Course: If you are a solopreneur who wants to build your brand or personal brand using all of my tools and insights on your own time, this is for you. My online signature branding course has over 20 videos and action sheets. Learn more.

Hi there, I'm Lisa Guillot.

I'm a professional transformational life and leadership coach. I help ambitious heart-centered people create a life, career, business and personal brand by design with intention, experience, and insight. I coach executives and entrepreneurs one-on-one as well as coach teams within organizations. I also teach online courses and speak about creative leadership and purpose. Interested in seeing what's possible for you? Drop me an email and we'll connect. I'm also the founder of Step Brightly, I help CEO's create and execute their brand with purpose. Learn more. My life purpose is to be fully-expressed in everything I do. I share insights, ideas and behind the scenes of my life and business on Instagram, Pinterest and LinkedIn.