Executives After Hours is a regular podcast hosted by employee well-being expert Dr James Kelley. Engage Me Online has partnered with the podcast to ensure that you, the reader, get access to the thoughts of leading corporate executives from around the globe.
In this week’s episode, James chats to best-selling author Lisa McDonald. In addition to being a successful author, McDonald is a motivational speaker, tv and radio host, blogger, personal development coach, mentor and mother of two.
Interestingly, McDonald only entered the public space relatively recently, having previously had a successful 25-year career within the social services sector.
McDonald has penned three bestselling children’s books: Little Boy Gan: From Passion-Filled Everland; Reimburse the Universe and Planet Pome-Granite. She is also a contributing author to the International nonfiction bestsellers, 365 Moments of Grace and 365 Life Shifts, and the soon-to-be-published, Shine Your Light. McDonald has also just finished her first nonfiction manuscript, a memoir, due out in 2018.
On her weekly radio talk show, McDonald interviews a variety of newsmakers, leaders, authors and celebrities. Recent guests have included, Deepak Chopra, Leeza Gibbons, David Suzuki, Dave Pelzer, Jay Shetty, Lolly Daskal. Sesame Street’s Bob McGrath and leadership expert, Dov Baron.
In 2017, McDonald became a blogger for Arianna Huffington’s, Thrive Global, a website dedicated to offering readers sustainable, science-based solutions to enhance both well-being and performance.
In the episode, James and McDonald don’t just talk about her career, but also cover some heavy topics, such as child abuse.