A frequent speaker on how to write a book and get published, entrepreneurial subjects and creativity, Lisa Tener’s engaging and interactive style inspires aspiring authors and entrepreneurs to get their books written, engage their creativity and succeed in their entrepreneurial endeavors. Lisa offers a wide range of venues from keynotes and presentations to hands on workshops and interactive teleseminars.

Whether it’s a gathering of entrepreneurs, healing professionals, or thought leaders, Lisa Tener has an array of topics that can be adapted to your organization, group or company’s needs.  She brings clarity, ease and fun to book writing, publishing, marketing and other entrepreneurial topics. To inquire about availability or discuss the needs of your organization, please contact us.

Presentation topics

BookMania: Everyone’s Writing a Book; Should You?

Beyond Your Book: How to Leverage Your Book for a Successful Business

The Author’s Advantage: What Your Book Can Do For Your Business and Your Life (& First 5 Steps to Start)

Many successful entrepreneurs, professionals and executives are becoming published authors for the many benefits it brings. In fact, some people are feeling left behind because they haven’t published a book. Discover if it’s right for you and how to get started.

In this hands-on workshop participants will learn:

  • Benefits of writing a book
  • How other entrepreneurs, professionals and executives are using their books to build their expert-status, business and income
  • How to write a book: first 5 steps to start
  • How to decide if you’re ready

Other Speaking Topics

Raise Your Platform: How to Grow Your Following Fast

The Savvy Author’s Publishing Options

Additional Topics: Gold Stevie Award Winner and Marketer of the Year in Media at the American Business Awards 2012, Lisa received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from MIT’s Sloan School of Management and speaks on additional business topics including entrepreneurship, marketing and work-life balance.

Partial List of Speaking Venues


Various workshops  at All That Matters, Wakefield, RI January, March 2013

March 14-16 Harvard Medical School CME publishing course.

March 23: IGNITE! “Enlighten us but make it quick.”) Wakefield, RI

April 16 Newport Interactive Marketers

April 22: International Coach Federation New England, Featured Presenter: Write That Book! Get Started with the Right Book and Grow Your Coaching Business

June 21: Panelist for Ocean State Summer Writing Conference

Writing/Publishing Conferences and Centers

Business and Professional Conferences / Organizations

  • America Means Business Conference, NYC, sponsored by The Stevie Awards 10th Anniversary. Presenting on one of the two main stages on “How I Did It” (grew my business)
  • Fire Up Your Business Conference (2011) (sharing the platform with these luminaries: T. Harv Ecker, Joe Vitale, Ken Foster, Penny Sansevieri, Arvee Robinson and more)
  • Emerging Women in Business (2010), Advancing Women Entrepreneurs (2011)
  • Association of Image Consultants International (International Conference) (2007)
  • New England Holistic Chamber of Commerce (keynote) (2008 and 2009)
  • Medical Fusion Conference (2009)


  • Gloria Gemma Foundation First Annual Passport to Survivorship Conference
  • Women’s Club SWANS (Keynote)
  • Inspiring Women Speaker Series sponsored by Aspire Magazine
  • Love, Light, Laughter event workshop leader  (Writing in the Zone)
  • Lotus Rising, Fall River

Corporations and Hospitals

  • Dana Farber Cancer Institute (3 presentations on “Anger-obcis)
  • New Balance Shoes
  • University Professional Development Center, Wakefield RI

Lisa also teaches book-writing courses privately in Narragansett RI and by teleseminar.

TV appearances include ABC World News, WCVB’s Chronicle (twice), WCVB’s Health Beat, PBS-TV RI, NiteBeat, Hallmark Channel’s New Morning, What’s the Alternative? and several news programs in Boston.

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