Lisa Giruzzi

Lisa Giruzzi, Author & Speaker

Lisa Giruzzi is a best-selling author, result-producing consultant and an award-winning trainer with more than twenty-five years’ experience helping individuals and organizations to be more successful and achieve their goals. She specializes in causing breakthrough results for her clients by giving them access to a whole new level of power and performance.

Lisa has dedicated her life to making a difference in the lives of others.  After graduating with a BA in Psychology from The University at Albany, Lisa began her career in the field of social work primarily working with families in distress.

Her experience in the field of human services left her with one profound lesson –positive, lasting change takes more than information – it takes a transformation – a profound shift in one’s worldview.  From that time, she has made it her mission to learn everything she could about causing and achieving sustainable change. Lisa has immersed herself in transformational work with the leading authorities on the subject and has developed her own unique approach enabling others to create the results they want.

In 2003, Lisa Giruzzi founded her own company, Transformational Conversations, which specializes in causing breakthrough performance for individuals and organizations. Since then thousands of people and numerous organizations have benefited from Lisa’s unique ability to help them achieve their goals and attain success.  Today Lisa continues to focus on her mission: causing positive, sustainable change in the workplace.

She is the author of 31 Days to Transform Your Life and co-author of 42 Rules for Creating WE which Angela Ahrendts, CEO of Burberry, called “today’s greatest guide for team success.” The book reached #1 on Amazon in Leadership, Management, Motivation, and Organizational Behavior, and was an overall bestseller.

Lisa’s newest book is entitled Bringing Out The Best In Your Employees: The Ultimate Guide for Managers and Supervisors to Engage and Empower Employees to Be More Successful and Productive Through Effective Communication.

In 2012, Lisa co-founded EMS Leadership Academy with Robbie MacCue in order to enhance EMS Organizations’ ability to create magnetic, thriving and sustainable organizations. Lisa has been a guest instructor at HVCC Paramedic Program and has offered programs through two Regional Emergency Medical Organization on leadership and communication for EMS personnel.

Lisa Giruzzi is a sought after dynamic speaker captivating audiences with her lively, vivacious personality and powerful message at keynotes, presentations and workshops nationwide. In 2013, The American Society of Training and Development Hudson Mohawk Chapter recognized Lisa as the Trainer of the Year.

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Lisa’s Most Recent Posts:

Shifting Perspectives: How EMS Leaders Can Bridge the Generational Divide - Many of the leaders we hear from describe their young employees as having a sense of entitlement, i.e., expecting everyone to conform to their wishes, they lack a good work ethic, and are not able to communicate effectively which is usually blamed on texting and social media. They see this as a hot button issue […]
Inspiration Through Inclusion - David Daniels returns to the 4th Annual EMS Leadership Summit.David an Occupational Health and Safety expert researcher, consultant, and retired three-time fire chief whose 32-year career began in the Seattle Fire Department. In 2021 he became the first living African American to be inducted into the National Fire Heritage Center’s Hall of Legends, Legacies, and […]
It’s our thinking that makes change seem so hard - Change is the most natural thing in the world. Everything changes. You can’t prevent change from happening, even though we try.  Why then does it look like change is hard? Consider, it’s the thinking we have about change that makes change seem hard. Our thinking or point of view creates resistance to it. Let’s be crystal […]
Is it Overwhelm or Overload? - Is it overwhelm or overload? What's the difference, you ask? Overwhelm is a state of being; an emotional reaction to a perception. Overload is just a fact - how much there is to do divided by the amount of time there is to do it. A lot of people believe overload causes overwhelm however that's not […]
Quote: A farmer doesn't grow crops, a farmer creates an environment where crops can grow Why Retention is the Key to Recruitment - Recruitment and retention are by far the topics we get asked about most often at EMS Leadership Academy. It is understandable because it is a pervasive issue that is threatening the viability and stability of EMS organizations around the world. Recruitment and retention are usually talked about in one breath as if they are one […]

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