I’m Lisa

I help high achieving professionals create inspired careers and lives.


As a certified coach with 25+ years of leadership and mentoring expertise, I help you lead in every aspect of your life based on what matters to you most. Through insightful guidance combined with honest, practical support, I guide you into living the fullest and most fluid expression of yourself – intellect, intuition, emotion and energy – so you feel inspired in all you do.

We always have a choice in how we live our lives.

When we’re seemingly off balance, coming back to our true selves always leads to our best decisions.


My Story

As the eldest of four, I know a few things about responsibility and the drive to succeed. By the age of eight, I was hyper-vigilant in coping with my mother’s serious health condition. I thought doing it all and being perfect would keep my family safe, and I carried this pattern into my professional life.

In an ideal world, work is a meaningful part of life.
In my case, work consumed my life.

After years of prioritizing competing expectations of bosses, colleagues and clients ahead of my own needs, my once rewarding career felt exhausting and meaningless. And as I worked harder through the confusion, my life upended and no amount of professional success could fill the void. I finally had to acknowledge an uncomfortable truth: I had disconnected from myself.

So I boldly stepped away from my lucrative career to return to me – my values, my desires, my self. And as I nurtured and honored who I really was, a powerful shift occurred. My stress disappeared. My creativity rose. My inspiration returned. I felt purposeful again and began to follow what fulfilled me: empowering others to honor the truth of who they are and pursue what inspires them.

For 15+ years, I have partnered with executives, leaders and entrepreneurs helping them create personal visions of success that embody their full potential: intellect, intuition, experience and inspiration.

Honor all that you are, and rise in career and life through inspired action. Schedule a Discovery Session.


Professional Profile

For 25+ years, Lisa Catapano has shared her well-honed wisdom and innovative yet grounded approach to helping professionals navigate and balance the complexities of high achievement with the rewards of personal fulfillment. As a Certified Coach, and former attorney, corporate executive and strategy consultant, Lisa serves as a leadership and organizational capacity builder partnering with executives, leaders and business owners to expand strategic vision, advance leadership and empower organizational transformation by elevating personal potential. Her expertise spans global strategy, business operations, human capital leadership, organizational development, and corporate and social philanthropy in both public and private sectors.

Lisa earned her BA from Boston College and JD from Suffolk University Law School. She holds a Certification in Leading Professional Service Firms from the Harvard Business School of Executive Education, and was honored for her philanthropic leadership as a Corporate Citizen by the Boston Business Journal.  She is also trained to administer and facilitate The Predictive Index.


Success is the progressive realization of your authentic desires.

The only success that uplifts is the success most connected to the “YOU” that you truly are. 

Trust your inspiration.

Following your innate desires fuels self-empowerment and leads to lasting fulfillment.

Live fully and have compassion for your becoming.

Perfect is to control as surrender is to flow. Rise and fall many times over. You will discover yourself in your most vulnerable space.

Stand in your truth with integrity.

Own and honor all that you are with understanding, humility and grace.

Honor your creation.

Creativity flows through the expression of your inherent gifts and talents.