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Lisa Allen
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Love this list of ideas from +Galit Breen AND the mantra bands she's giving away!
 
6 ways to give when you're in the position to, and 1 stunning giveaway that honors the mantra take care of yourself, and take care of others. #giving   #giveback   #givingtuesday   #giveawaway  
I'm overflowing. siblings. This Thanksgiving, between the mess and the plans and the much needed time split between the gym and my pajamas, I kept stopping to breathe it all in. Our weekend was braided with all of the things that fill me to the brim and then some — family and health and pets and ...
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I blogged. It's been awhile. #rainydays   #amwriting   #moments  
Lisa Allen | Mom, Blogger, Author, Freelance Writer, Cupcake Baker
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I'd like to be more like Bridgette. This is such an important reminder to see ourselves through the eyes we see others. #motherhood   #bodyimage   #bodyissue  
 
Flipping through the pictures on my phone, I see it. My first reaction is shock. Who took this hideous picture of me? Self-loathing and disgust swell up and threaten to bring me to tears. Just as I...
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Love this, and filing it away for when I finally do #travel   in #France !
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I love this piece from +Sara Hawkins 
 
5 Fashion Tips Every Mom Should Know

Yes, my ultimate and definitive guide to how to dress once you become a mom. Doesn't matter your age, size, ethnicity, or where you live. Follow these 5 tips and you're set!

Read Now: http://www.savingforsomeday.com/5-fashion-tips-moms/

Pin for Later: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/205124958003377964/

#fashiontips   #momfashion   #fashion   #styletips  
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Thank you, +Lisa Allen. I am humbled by your kindness.
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Whether you've listened to your mother or not; love your mother or don't; miss your mother or see her every day; think being a mom is the best thing ever or can't wait to become one; or simply just love connecting through the power of story, we've planned a show just for you. Think all mothers have the same thing to say? YOU'RE WRONG. Come tonight and see for yourself! Tickets are available at the door ($20) and 10% of that goes to Women's Employment Network. 
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Linked up to #justwrite  today, thinking about the firsts I've forgotten and the ones I've missed. #amwriting   #collegekid   #singlemom  
Lisa Allen | (Single) Mom, Freelance Writer, Author, Ghost Author
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I just now had the chance to watch this Meggan. Thank you for sharing your story. It matters. You matter. And you sound like a great mother to me. xo
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Only 4 more DAYS until the +Listen To Your Mother  2014 season goes LIVE on YouTube!!!

#LTYM     #motherhood     #stories   #KC   #Metoo      
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This piece by +Galit Breen resonates with me in so many ways. I'm a little afraid to start paying attention to how often I utter the #sorry   #apologies  when I have no true reason to.  #sorrynotsorry   #pantene  
 
Thoughts on women and over-apologizing (a topic close to my heart) #women   #apology   #apologize   #apologies   #pantene   #sorry   #sorrynotsorry   #feminism   #feminist  
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She's eleven...no longer my baby though that's what she'll always be. #justwrite #amwriting #mom #cake 
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Do you have any reason to think people might Google you? Are you getting ready to ramp up marketing for your biz? Are you in sales? Are you a speaker, author, coach? Are you looking for a job? Are you in politics? Are you a business owner? If the answer is yes to any of these or any other reason you need to have a consistent profile/bio online and at your fingertips. It isn't easy to write about yourself; I can help with that!
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Storyteller: writer, blogger, ghost author, marketing strategist, editor.
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Writing, editing, storytelling, brand strategy, coaching, relationship building, public speaking, presentations, client recognition, branding, brand development, social media, business development, marketing.
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  • Lisa L. Allen
    Freelance Writer, 2009 - present
    I believe in the power of story; yours and mine, those we've already lived and the ones we're still creating. I believe that stories are richer when shared, celebrated and documented. I know that sometimes the stories get stuck between experience and expression, and I bring voice to those stories. I do that by writing books, blogs and marketing materials. I'd love to tell your story. *Profile picture courtesy of Karen Ledford Photography*
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Chicago, IL - Olathe, KS
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Introduction
I believe in the power of story; yours and mine, those we've already lived and the ones we're still creating.

I believe that stories are richer when shared, celebrated and documented. 

I know that sometimes the stories get stuck between experience and expression, and I bring voice to those stories. I do that by writing books, blogs and marketing materials.

My job title changes with each client. More often than not, I am a strategist, helping generate fresh ideas and unique campaigns that will help those clients gain recognition and trust. 

I tell clients' stories through web copy, blogs, books, expert articles, traditional marketing pieces and online content. Sometimes that's done under my own name, but more often than not I hide in the shadows and act as a ghost, providing the words that make a clients' vision come alive. And some days I teach; through individual consultations, webinars and speaking engagements. 

While the title is always different, the mission is always the same: to tell your story, share your passion and propel your message to those who will care, buy and follow.

I am also (and foremost) mom, daughter, sister, friend. Writer, reader, hot yoga lover, busy, always-learning, continually curious, optimistically challenged, adventure-seeking, no longer caffeine-addicted, but still sleep-deprived. Above all else, though, I am blessed.
Education
  • Loyola University Chicago
    Political Science, 1988 - 1992
  • Roosevelt University
    Paralegal Certification, 1997 - 1997
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