Uncover possibilities, build change muscles
Lifelong communications and marketing strategist, working with leaders in Fortune 500 companies to "forklift thinking" on marketing, communications and team development. (Thanks to my HP executive client for the forklift descriptor.)
Co-founded the Rebels at Work movement with Carmen Medina, the most rewarding labor of love in my professional life so far. (More of my views, research and writing can be found at https://www.rebelsatwork.com/.)
Happiest when I'm facilitating workshops on change and resiliency, and infecting people with optimism and practices to achieve more than they ever thought possible.
Author and performance storyteller.
Committed to growing wiser and wilder.
Top VIA Character Traits that guide my professional and personal life: Honesty, creativity, bravery, appreciation of excellence, self-regulation, relationships, curiosity.
(A more traditional bio of can be found here on LinkedIn.)
Lois Kelly Images for speaking programs
Rebels at Work Newsletters
What's emerging about the work, teams, leadership and creativity? I write a popular monthly Rebels at Work newsletter. Here are links to recent issues.
"Official" places of learning
- University of New Hampshire
- Harvard University
- Wholebeing Institute: positive psychology certification
- Center for Courage and Renewal: 18-month Courage To Lead program
Origin Story: asking questions, finding good stories
I live in Rhode Island, the smallest and perhaps most creative state in the United States.