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If you’re here to learn more about the strategy and information architecture consulting I do, you’ll find what you need on my professional website.
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BUT… If you’re here to learn more about who and why Lis is, you’re in the right place. Read on.
Hello! My name is Lis, and I’m a traveler, writer, and consultant looking to make the most of my time on this globe. My story began in rural upstate New York where I grew up as part of a big family in a small town. It was here where I solidified my life’s mission: live the most fulfilling life possible.
I always believed this life would take place in the magnificent city of New York. Finally, after graduating from the University of Connecticut, then living and working outside of Hartford for a few years, and then spending a few more in San Antonio; I was able to call Manhattan my home.
It was in New York where I solidified bonds with some of my greatest friends, started my consulting business, and figured out that even though I thought I was living my most fulfilling life, I was, in fact, doing it all wrong.
With these realizations I left New York for rural Washington State where I reconnected with my soul, validated I could live a location independent life, and reinvigorated my love of writing. I still wasn’t doing it ALL right, but my life had become much more fulfilling and I knew I was on the right path.
Now I’m on the next phase of my journey; a life unattached to any physical address. This will be a life where the only constant I’ll have around will be… well, me. I’m unsure what I’ll find on this leg of the journey, but I am sure I’ll find something worthwhile. Whatever comes my way, I plan on keeping you posted as I go.
Below you’ll find out more about all the things to architect my fullest life.
I’m a writer who’s lucky enough to be able to share my ideas in a few different places. If you have thoughts, comments, or critique on anything you read, or if you’d like me to share ideas with your audience, I’d love to hear from you.
Where I Write
- The Lis Experiment Blog
A place where I share my experiences and insights as I attempt to architect a life of my own choosing.
- Design Think Labs Blog
A blog dedicated to sharing ideas gathered by observing and practicing Design Thinking “in the field”.
- The Pastry Box
A collaborative blog which publishes one new post every week day from bright minds shaping the web.
- Random But Fitting
A project started by my friend Diana and I to record and expound upon the many random events which take place in each of our lives.
- Catching the White Salmon
The blog where I shared my reflections and experiences when moving to rural Washington State from Midtown Manhattan.
- Catching Life
An independent online magazine which encourages creative self-expression and exploration of everyday magic to inspire, heal and grow in mind, body, soul and planet.
- Keeping it Real About UX
My professional blog where I share ideas and methods in Information Architecture, Experience Strategy, and Design.
Adrift on Purpose
A show about how to live a life of choice versus one of obligation. Co-host Meghan Seawell and I started it to showcase the people who live such lives and their experiences doing so.
If you’d like to invite me to share my story at your next event or on your podcast, Let’s Chat!
FREE House Sitting
I provide home care services (general maintenance duties, making sure things run smoothly, taking care of pets) to homeowners who need someone to care for their home while they travel.
Hubert Experience Design
My mission for my Strategy & Information Architecture consulting work is to bring more meaningful products and services into the world. Here I partner with my clients to do just that.