Lisa Yolanda George is an American business powerhouse of West Indian descent. A woman of many talents, Lisa is a motivational speaker, publicist, entrepreneur, and philanthropist. She strives to instill integrity and authenticity in all she does. Her compassion for those she meets is displayed throughout her business model, making her truly unique. Lisa has overcome many challenges throughout her life. Instead of hiding behind a wall of excuses, she uses those experiences to develop and motivate others. It is her love for life that translates on a global level.
Lisa is the founder and CEO of ConnectingYOUto Public Relations Corp. and iCrushGoals Corp. She is a Les Brown trained and certified motivational speaker and was honored to share the same stage with him twice within a six-month period. Never one to rest, Lisa is also a published author. When she finds time, she enjoys centering her mind and spirit through yoga, reading, learning different languages, and singing. Lisa has a holistic approach to living and loves traveling, exercising, photography and experiencing the natural world. Above all, it is her love for family and, especially, her son, that provides comfort and the motivation to keep improving and becoming a better woman.
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• Where are you from?
My family is from Grenada in the Caribbean.
• Why do you write?
I write for many reasons but specific to this book, I wrote to inspire, uplift, and use my life as a ministry for others. I have been blessed to learn from the ministry of others so this book is one of my ways to give back.
• What do you write about?
This is my first book so for now, it will be non-fiction and inspirational.
• What are obstacles that come in the way of writing?
I was my only obstacle. Once I got out of my own way, I was able to flow. 🙂
• What’s the most memorable thing asked/said by a reader about your work?
A few people have expressed appreciation for my authenticity. Along that lines, they expressed high appreciation for my using examples of my life as examples.
• How long have you been writing?
This is my first book however I did publish two or three poems years ago.
• When did you first realize you wanted to become a writer?
I have always loved writing and in many ways, writing is a major part of my life. This book is a natural extension of what I already love to do – write.
• How long does it take to write a book?
I wrote this book in less than two weeks.
• Do you see writing as a career?
I will keep writing until I have no more books in me. 🙂
~ Celebrity Publicity, Author, Entrepreneur, Angelo Ellerbee, wrote the forward.
~ A top Media Personality/Top 200 Amazon Reviewer, Cyrus Webb reviewed the book and highly praised it. The review is in the book and, below.
~ The book is $0.99
~ 50% of the net proceeds, from sales, through July 21 will be donated to Botshabelo Community Development Trust, in South Africa. It’s an orphanage that I have been wanting to help for almost half a decade or longer.
About the Book:
For those who have felt beaten down by the world around them or even their own challenges, celebrity publicist/motivational speaker and now author Lisa Yolanda George has just the prescription for you. CELEBRATING LIFE, CELEBRATING YOU!! takes you into her own journey of overcoming and thriving and what she has learned that will be of benefit to others. In short yet powerful chapters she gives you the tools necessary to start truly appreciating life and all that it has to offer, even when it seems as if all hope is lost. Drawing on the many hardships that hit the world in 2020, she also reminds the reader of a simple truth: we are in this thing called life together. If you are ready to not just rise but thrive no matter where you are, CELEBRATING LIFE, CELEBRATING YOU!! will lead you in the right direction.