Empowered Women Series

E29 - The Power of Optimism

August 19, 2020 Purnima Thakre with Lisa Tanzer Season 1 Episode 29
Empowered Women Series
E29 - The Power of Optimism
Show Notes

It’s far too easy these days to get stuck in a rut of negativity. Even turning on the news could plummet your day into despair. But what takes real strength in times like these is spreading optimism to those around you!

Lisa Tanzer is a believer in the power of optimism. This mother, philanthropist, and President of Life is Good, lives every single day in the pursuit of positivity and aspires to help those around her in simple ways such as spreading the generosity of time and having small, meaningful interactions. If Lisa is able to help somebody out, she will do so, and her company shares her strong values. 

In this episode of Empowered Women Series, we talk to Lisa about her career journey and how her and her company have managed to spread so much optimism each and every day. She tells us customer stories about changing “have to’s” to “get to’s,” and she truly believes in the Life is Good company “superpowers” (or values) such as courage, creativity, humor, and fun. 

Lisa’s advice is to focus on your passion because “if you love what you’re doing, it won’t feel like work, you’ll work harder, and you’ll be more successful.” Her incredible generosity, caring spirit, and always underlying positivity are crucial characteristics to learn from in order to spread joy to those around us at times when we need it the most.