about lisa poulson
Lisa Poulson, poseycorp’s principal, helps innovators scale by becoming great communicators, because great communicators create the change they want to see in the world.
Lisa, who has shepherded fundamental innovations from the incubator to the global stage, loves working with leaders who must scale fast and publicly. With incisive, actionable advice, she will help you build the skills to connect, persuade and lead. Because every effective leader must become a great communicator.
Lisa pairs the principles and practices of executive coaching with 30 years of experience in technology communications – a rare and powerful combination. Lisa brings empathy, candor, vision and grit to helping her clients become effective leader/communicators and fluent evangelists.
Working with Lisa you will learn:
How to communicate. Lisa coaches you to present your best self virtually and in person to every key audience. Great delivery makes your message transcendent. Poor delivery derails everything. Don’t squander rare and valuable visibility opportunities – crush them!
Why you must. Because every successful innovator is also a successful evangelist. When you can tell a powerful story to each vital audience, you and your business grow and thrive. Great ideas need effective communicators to deliver them.
During 30 years in communications, Lisa launched the Java technology — taking it from a lab project to an international force in software. She has built and managed communications and corporate marketing at start-ups. Lisa has driven multi-audience integrated communications programs for high stakes litigation, combining a deep understanding of persuasion with an ability to synthesize complex content and issues. Lisa designed and built a 75 country globally unified public relations network for a Fortune 50 company. As a communications coach she has served a diverse range of clients in technology, biotech, and medicine – from two person start-ups to employees at global multi-nationals.
Lisa, who lives in San Francisco, was certified as a professional Integral Coach by New Ventures West in 2015.
Here's a short presentation on storytelling for data professionals.