You’ll enjoy this entertaining and insightful interview with my client, Dionne England. Dionne shares how she successfully straddles two worlds – her full-time work as a senior business consultant and her creative life as a business book author and speaker.

Dionne’s biggest learning was to not restrict herself by feeling bound to follow anyone else’s beaten path. Instead, she’s created her own way forward by paying attention to what really resonates with and works for her.

This interview bubbles over with Dionne’s creative energy. You’ll definitely want to start reading her books. You can find out more about her books at Each week on YouTube, hear Dionne speak in her irreverent and humorous way about how we as business leaders can be much more effective and authentic. Subscribe to Dionne England’s YouTube channel, My Lemonade Stand.

In this interview, Dionne mentioned the trusted team who assists her with her content. For branding and graphic design, Dionne works with @lovelystudiobrandingco, for social media and public relations with @upyourpr, and for makeup, videography and editing with @forprettysake_byjosette (all Instagram handles).


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I’m a former international tax lawyer and senior partner with Ernst & Young. I left the law in 2014 to learn how to paint. After a couple years painting and selling my work, I became passionate about helping other people who feel stuck in their careers and lives and want to feel more personally fulfilled, invigorated and soul connected. I now spend my time painting, coaching, and creating live events at the George Russell Academy of Creative Expansion in beautiful Prince Edward County, Ontario, Canada.