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 50: Lift Like Angela Lansbury

At the time of her death, Dame Angela Lansbury was one of the last surviving cinema stars from the Golden Age of Hollywood.

Born in London, England in October 1925, she died October 11, 2022, in her Los Angles, California home, just 5 days before her ninety-seventh birthday.

Per Wikipedia: In 2013, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Board of Governors voted to bestow upon her an Honorary Academy Award for her lifetime achievements in the industry. . . .  and presented her with the Oscar, saying in part "Angela has been adding class, talent, beauty, and intelligence to the movies ever since" her film debut in 1944.

The Oscar statue is inscribed "To Angela Lansbury, an icon who has created some of cinema's most memorable characters inspiring generations of actors".

With more than seventy-five years of diverse and prolific roles on TV, stage, and screen, one of the most known to Baby Boomers, and one of my favorites, was her role as Jessica Fletcher in Murder, She Wrote. 

“I want women my age to be represented the way they are, which is vital, productive members of society.” ~ Angela Lansbury

How do you want to be remembered?

Ways to Be More Like Angela

  1. Have fun solving the mysteries of life.
  2. Understand being called a Dame has privileges and responsibilities.
  3. Figure out what makes your eyes sparkle. Do more of that!
  4. Age should not stop you from keeping on.
  5. Accept awards, praise, and compliments graciously.
  6. You are never too old to try a new role (or ride a bike!)
  7. If you accept a role, play it well until it’s time to move on.
  8. Know when it is time to move on and trust your knowing.
  9. Choose your cast and crew carefully. Let the ones go that don’t support you to shine.
  10. When you stand in the spotlight, you illuminate paths for others; that’s Lift As You Climb.

You still have time to decide how you want to be remembered after you die. 

Write your own eulogy as your life plan and live your legacy.


If you’d like a little more inspiration on how to live worth being remembered, check-up Episode 43 entitled Lift Like Betty White


Don’t leave your message or memory to chance, write your own eulogy and then get busy living it now!

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?About the Host:

Isabel Alexander – Vitality Champion, 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.


Chief Encore Officer, The Encore Catalyst ( – an accelerator for feminine wisdom, influence, and impact.


Founder of the Lift As You Climb Movement (


Author & Speaker ‘Who Am I Now? – Feminine Wisdom Unmasked Uncensored’ (




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