Lisa Marie Platske is a leadership expert and master coach with a diverse portfolio of career achievements. A former Federal law enforcement officer, she left that world to become the CEO of international leadership training and consulting company Upside Thinking, Inc. Lisa Marie is known widely for her ‘7 Pillars of Leadership’ that she uses to create effective leaders in numerous organizations.
In this anthology, Connection: The New Currency ~ How Trailblazers Collaborate to Build Wealth, Community and Prosperity, Lisa Marie shares accounts from successful women who understand the art and science of connection. As a masterful relationship builder herself, Lisa Marie has forged deep connections with women from all walks of life, educational backgrounds and professions. The book includes poignant, at times heartbreaking yet always inspiring stories from accomplished women business owners, CEOs, CFOs, entrepreneurs and more. It offers readers an opportunity to practically apply to their own journey and participate in a connection challenge at the end of each chapter.
Further, Lisa Marie addresses the importance of authentic relationships and valuable connections in order to succeed professionally and personally. She compels readers to rethink what constitutes success and provides an insightful look at how more can be accomplished when people join hands. Referring to connections as the new currency, she dissects the anatomy of a professional relationship and provides resources on how to create and nurture one. In order to help other women create the same relationships in their professional and personal lives, Lisa Marie provides a practical and comprehensive guide on connecting. Inspired deeply by the women she has connected with, she wants other women to connect effectively yet selflessly in order to create additional good in the world.