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Dr. Elizabeth  Lombardo

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

Best Selling Author, Success Coach & Shaquille O'Neal's "Head Coach for Happiness"

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

Best Selling Author, Success Coach & Shaquille O'Neal's "Head Coach for Happiness"


Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo is often referred to as America’s most trusted celebrity psychologist. With a Ph.D in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Physical therapy, she has often been considered NBA star Shaquille O’Neals “Head Coach for Happiness,” and has helped celebrities and high performing executives, entrepreneurs and athletes crush their inner critic and access untapped reserves of potential.

Dr. E has long been focused on helping anyone suffering from conditional self-worth or perfectionism to turn up their self-confidence and gain essential skills to flourish in work, relationships and life. With the advent of COVID, Dr. E has taken her practice one step further by developing a new, research-driven system called the Red Zone, which encourages individuals to follow a new way of thinking when they or are experiencing stress. Her unique tactics include ways to better formulate resilience and how to communicate much more productively when in the right frame of mind.

Dr. E’s ability to help men and women unlock their own, unique personal happiness code has made her a favorite and reliable source for the media, resulting in over 100 TV and radio appearances on shows such as Good Morning America, Dr. Oz, The TODAY Show, Steve Harvey, CNN, Fox Business News and others. Dr. E has contributed to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, SUCCESS, Fast Company, Huffington Post, Forbes and other respected publications. She has guided a number of Fortune 500 companies, presenting large-scale opening keynotes as well as running smaller workshops and exclusive executive roundtables. Previous clients include: Coca-Cola, Oppenheimer, Westinghouse, Solo Cup, NBC Universal, Deloitte, UBS, Lincoln Financial and many others.

An accomplished author, Dr. E.’s new book, Get Out of the Red Zone: Transform Your Success and Optimize True Success, is the first from Dr. E’s True Success series which takes a reader on a journey to discover their inner critic to their authentic self through an accessible and research-supported process. The book is a game-changer for many as it addresses passion and stress, which everyone experiences and needs to navigate at one time or another. Dr. E. is also  the president of EleVive, a company which focuses on providing teens and their parents the tools needed to flourish in all areas of their lives: academics, social relationships, sports, performing arts and more. Dr. E also offers Concierge Coaching where she works with individuals to create sustainable change.

Through her inspiring writing, on-line training, transformative keynote speeches and private one-on-one work, Dr. E is on a mission to change the global conversation around ICS (Inner Critic Syndrome) FOR GOOD… so we can all live happier, fuller and more connected lives.

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Get Out of the Red Zone: Transform Your Stress and Optimize True Success

Clinical Psychologist and transformative speaker on positive psychology Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo (Dr. E) takes the audience on a journey to explore the Red Zone, her research-driven approach which breaks down the emotional obstacles we face each day and provides strategic tactics to better manage them. She explains how mindset can change in the Red Zone vs. the Green Zone, how individuals can identify when a shift is needed, and how it can be leveraged for greater communication success at work and home. Her simple, yet unique method provides participants with a new “language” to gauge how they are feeling and provides different strategies to effectively lead themselves and others out of the Red Zone. Leaders find this talk invaluable as it helps them to identify signs when they or their employees may be stressed out or need additional support.

Key Takeaways

  • Develop an awareness of the different levels of stress.
  • Recognize when you are operating in the Red Zone.
  • Learn research-driven approaches to break down emotional obstacles.
  • Understand how to best manage/use stress to our advantage.
  • Cultivate the ability to listen to others and know when they are in the Red Zone.

Creating the New Normal

Utilizing Dr. E’s patented True Success Formula, you will discover the three essential ingredients to creating the New Normal by developing resilience to take a step ahead now. In cultivating a positive mentality, creating meaning and integrating it into your life, and enriching relationships with others, you will be equipped with the internal and external resources to advance your leadership.

You probably already know that Dr. E offers solutions to individuals, teams and organizations to discover immediate, actionable skills to boost effectiveness at work and in personal lives. See for yourself by watching the video to get an overview of her effective strategy in Creating the New Normal.

Learning Objectives:

  • Name the three pillars of the True Success Formula to apply each in your life.
  • Apply the actionable strategies that get you out of the “Red Zone” to feel and function better right now.
  • Formulate personalized action steps to help you create your New Normal to advance in your personal and professional lives.

Leadership from the Inside Out

Based on Dr. E’s patented Neuro-Regenerative TrainingTM (NRT), your audience will discover a unique formula to mastering mindset and corresponding actions so that they can become better leaders in their personal and professional lives. Because actions are determined by your thoughts, this presentation focuses on identifying and overcoming obstacles to strong leadership. When a leader rewires their brain, they boost leadership performance.

Dr. E provides practical tools to cultivate leadership from the inside out, even during stressful times.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discover self-awareness, including one’s inner critic, and the habits of effective leadership
  • Model behavioral leadership that is authentic to one’s personality and benefits team communication and organizational growth
  • Tools to create a customized leadership action plan to implement immediately (regardless of time constraints) to accelerate engagement
  • Discover the application of Dr. E’s True Success™ Formula to lead with purpose while maximizing impact and positive results

Cultivating the Winning Sales Mindset

Discover how Dr. E’s patented Neuro-Regenerative Training™ (NRT) facilitates neuroplasticity so that you can rewire your brain. By applying cutting edge research, this keynote delivers an entertaining and prescriptive process to transform your mindset. Sales associates will leave with a three-step action plan to eliminate obstacles, increase productivity and amplify engagement.

Learn about the winning sales mindset from NBA great Shaquille O’Neal’s “Head Coach for happiness”, Dr. E!

Learning Objectives:

  • Model winning strategies to harness a culture of decisive action and powerful results
  • Learn how to assess unidentified obstacles, including inner critic, in order to mitigate revenue-generating pitfalls
  • Apply foundational steps of Dr. E’s proven patented Neuro-Regenerative Training™ (NRT) to increase productivity
  • Develop and activate Dr. E’s three step action plan to optimize a winning sales mindset for better results

Happiness at Work to Accelerate Results

Harvard research shows that happier employees experience a 31% increase in productivity, a 37% increase in sales and 15 less sick days/year. The beauty is that happiness is a skill that can be learned with this powerful training.

Through relatable stories, Dr. E teaches specific skills, based on her bestselling book, “A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription for Happiness.”  In her entertaining keynote, you will discover how to boost happiness in the workplace to optimize employee engagement.

Learn about happiness at work from Shaquille O’Neals’, “Head Coach for happiness”, Dr. E!

Learning Objectives:

  • Modify the impact of an individual’s inner critic to the culture of the organization
  • Recognize the powerful role of happiness in accelerating results and gaining an organizational competitive edge
  • Identify the true obstacles to happiness at work (they are not what most think!) in order to maximize results
  • Learn the process of creating an individualized action plan to cultivate personal happiness as well as the overall happiness of the organization