Where would you go if you had 30 days away? And what would you do with your 30 days?
This is the premise of Lisa Weldon's memoir titled Thirty Pieces.
world collapsed the year she turned 58. Her 25-year marriage ended; the only home
her children had ever known fell into foreclosure; and her last child left the
nest. Her financial lifeline, her career in advertising, had gone
From under the crushing realities a wild idea popped into her head. What if she
went away for 30 days, all alone to New York City and took a crash course to
learn the new digital ways of her business? After class she could
sneak in a 1-mile walk, each day treating herself to a different
neighborhood of Manhattan, the place she’d always dreamed of living. Using
the lessons she’d learn, she could share stories and photos from her daily
walks, all in hopes of reinventing herself professionally.
New York, Lisa spent a month walking every arrondissement of Paris. Huffington
Post invited her to chronicle her Paris walks, then featured her
first submission on the front cover of their “Living
Fearlessly” section. Oprah’s network,
Harpo Productions, caught wind of her reinvention story and invited
Lisa to give Cindy Crawford advice on turning 50. City leaders of New
Orleans brought Lisa and 25 other influencers to walk their city, in hopes
they'd share its entrepreneurial rebirth after Katrina. She has since walked
Shanghai and Istanbul, all while learning the power of storytelling.
now? Lisa just released her memoir titled Thirty Pieces. It’s
the story of a 58-year-old woman who reinvents herself by taking 30 days
to walk through the pieces of her life.
Join us for this time with Lisa on Thursday, January 13
Looking forward to hearing Lisa discuss how we can also take time to reset and refresh!
· Re-brand yourself in a
· Set goal, how to reach it
· Value of taking 30 days,
alone and away
See you Thursday!!!!!!