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Speaking, Seminars & Workshops

Lyssa in Blue closeup for webLyssa Menard, PhD, is a media personality, Northwestern University assistant professor, and sought after speaker whose fast paced entertaining style inspires and educates people to take charge of both business and lifestyle by incorporating “15º shifts” in their daily lives.

Dr. Menard has been speaking for 20 years to a wide variety of audiences ranging from 10 to 10,000 including corporations, physicians, other health care professionals and the lay public.
Dr. Menard’s signature talk focuses on the “The How of Change” in business and personal life. She also speaks on getting unstuck, harnessing stress for success, weight loss, wellness,  and her Small Business Success System.

The following topics can be tailored to fit your audience and the level of depth you prefer. Length can range from a 1-hour overview lecture to a 3-day experiential workshop.

The Menard Small Business Success System

  • Beating the Small Business Odds to Survive and Thrive: Small Business Breakthrough™ to the Rescue

  • Have a Booming Business and a Life You Love: Intro to Best Management Practices

  • Attract, Inspire, & Retain Employees You Love (and Who Love You)

  • Manufacture More Time: Process Management for a Streamlined System and a Business that Hums

  • Creating the Creative Team

  • Revamp Your Value Proposition: How to Appeal to the Loyal Customers You Love

  • Thrive Through Change: Business Turn Around from Tortoise to Giselle

  • Solopreneur’s Survival System

Executive Edge

  • The Happy and Healthy Executive’s Manifesto: Carving Out Time to Get Into Action

  • Self-Assessment for The Conscious CEO

  • Squeezing Exercise In: A Sneaky, Stealth-System for Executives


  • Strategies for Change: Simple Solutions for the Stubbornly Stuck

  • The Unstuck Jumpstart: Surviving to Thriving in 28 Days

  • Keeping Up: Surviving and Thriving in a Rapidly Changing World

  • Mindfulness and Meditation for Time Management: Slow Down to Get Ahead