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How to Use Intentional Power for Successful Leadership, with Lisen Stromberg

Episode 97

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Lisen Stromberg is CEO of PrismWork, a culture innovation and leadership transformation consultancy providing C-suite executives, start-up entrepreneurs, and leaders across the globe with the data-driven insights and tools they need to achieve breakthrough success and impact.

Lisen is also a best-selling author, award-winning writer, and in-demand speaker who has been on stage at numerous high-profile conferences around the globe including SXSW, Cannes Lions, and at companies including Microsoft, Twitter, and many others. Her latest best-selling book, Intentional Power: The 6 Essential Leadership Skills for Triple Bottom Line Impact, provides leaders at every level with the tools and insights they need to drive better business results for the benefit of all stakeholders.

Lisen has served on numerous non-profit and start-up boards. When she isn’t working with clients or speaking on stage, Lisen co-teaches a class at Stanford University on leadership in the new world of work. She earned her BA at Dartmouth College, has an MBA from UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business, and an MFA from Mills College.

What you will learn in this episode:

  • The conflict between what people think leadership is vs. what it actually needs to be
  • What attributes are at the core essence of modern leadership
  • Why communication is not just the words you use, and other components of communicating intentionally
  • Why the idea of transparency in communication is challenging for some employers
  • How you can uplevel your power skills


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