Lift As You Climb

Have you ever looked in the mirror and asked “Who Am I Now”? As Baby Boomers, we’ve been so busy ‘adulting’ and keeping up with expectations for decades, it is not surprising that we lose touch with ourselves as we evolve and change over time. Growth, transformation, and reinvention with a purpose and a plan are essential to a fulfilled life. Each Wednesday, Isabel Alexander, self-proclaimed Mistress of Reinvention, unpacks her personal evolution system, Lift As You Climb, and engages guests to share their Ah-Ha moments of recognizing their evolved, authentic selves. Be inspired by others who embrace “This is who I am now!” and choose who they want to become next as they love their life and live their legacy. This podcast celebrates Identity, Influence and Impact at every age and every stage of life!


episode 97: Strategic Plan - Minimize Grit, Gruel, and Grind | LAYC 97

Welcome back to the Strategic Planning series with Isabel Alexander. In this episode, Isabel delves into the crucial steps of creating a realistic strategic plan that goes beyond collecting dust. Join her journey as she breaks down the process, offering valuable insights and a modified methodology.

Show Notes:

1. SWOT Analysis:

   - Explore your organization's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats.

   - An honest assessment is essential for crafting a realistic strategic plan.

2. Action Plans and Incentives:

   - Establish milestones and celebrations to make the journey rewarding.

   - Set up action plans and incentives for yourself, your team, and your company.

3. Accountabilities and Communication Rhythm:

   - Appoint individuals accountable for specific goals, even if you're a solopreneur.

   - Establish a communication rhythm for reviewing progress, addressing issues, and ensuring alignment.

4. Celebrations:

   - Embrace the importance of celebrating achievements.

   - Fuel your energy and motivation by acknowledging and enjoying your successes.

Listen in as Isabel shares tips, experiences, and the joy of strategic planning success. 

About the Host:


Isabel Alexander

Your Next Business Strategist and Transformation Catalyst


Dynamic, a self-made entrepreneur who overcame obstacles with an unrelenting positive nature, a farm girl work ethic, and a conscious choice to thrive rather than survive, Isabel Alexander cultivated an award-winning, $10+ million global chemical business and grew it from dining room table to international boardrooms.

Isabel’s strengths include the ability to initiate and nurture strategic relationships, a love of lifelong learning and talents for helping others maximize their potential. An inspiring speaker within both industry and community, she is a driving force behind those with the courage to follow her example of thriving against the odds.

With 50+ years of business experience across diverse industries, Isabel is respected as an advisor, a coach, a mentor, and a role model. She believes in sharing collective wisdom and empowering others to economic independence.



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