By Lisa Thomas

A New Day and a New Dawn,

As we embark upon a day of independence, I ask what shall you declare and take back as your own independence – what shall you reclaim, what shall you take back into your hands?

As the days come and go we find many trials and tribulations amongst us. The oil tragedy, healthcare, economic downturns, upturns and side turns, wars and fighting among leaders, countries, citizens, business owners, loved ones – competition and separation in our own communities, strife in marriages, friendships and families.

Where does it end?

We must be the change we want to see. A declaration begins with you. So some time ago, I declared freedom from all concerns other than my own; letting go of the burden and weight to nurture those who wouldn’t nurture themselves and helping those succeed who wanted a free ride. I declared success started with me and then through my success others would follow.

It’s amazing what I’ve seen in retrospect to the declaration. I believe God and universe was waiting on me to declare my own independence! And now, Independence is bliss!

So as we embark on a new day of independence, what shall you declare this day and days to come?

Make it good because remember when you ask, you shall receive!

Blessings to all and a safe holiday!

RE: the photo: I took this photo last year. This plague sits in my sunroom so that I might see it daily. “Believing today is a mirror of receiving tomorrow. So believe in that which you ask, and you shall receive!”..Lisa H. Thomas

Lisa Thomas is a Vision and Leadership Support Coach, Visionary for Women, contributing Coach for NBC’s My Carolina Today and Inspirational Speaker. 

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Lisa Thomas is the CEO of The P3 Group, Inc. and The P3 Group International, LLC, publisher of The P3 Power Boost Online Magazine, host of The P3 Power Boost Radio Show, and President of the Board of Directors of NetWorth. She is a 20-year veteran in business, executive leadership and performance coaching/consulting. She has worked extensive with corporate call centers, executives and small business enterprises. She’s been a featured columnist and business strategist on Affiliate NPR, WFDD, The Cary News, Fox 8 and numerous NBC affiliate stations.

Lisa is best known for her business and leadership acumen and is widely recognized her ability to develop leaders to be more effective. Lisa is also a sought after keynote speaker on various topics women in leadership face. She generously donates her time and expertise to a number of organizations and worthy causes, including NetWorth, the Business Succession Forum Network, and the Hazel B. Neal Foundation, for which she recently was recognized with the woman of Power, Purpose and Vision award. In her downtime, she can be found practicing yoga, cycling, swimming, reading a good book or spending time with family and friends.

Lisa Thomas
CEO/Sr. Business Strategist
The P3 Group, Inc.


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