Empowering people to more confidently create authentic connections
Let’s Skip the Small Talk for Real Talk, Together
We ignite your ability to create better relationships by becoming more masterful conversationalists to accelerate and strengthen connections with people you meet, work with, care about and love.Experiences
Founder of Firestart Connections
Lisa Kalfus is a Connection Alchemist who is a master at helping people have more connected conversations and relationships. She does this by asking insightful questions and guiding conversations that spark people's curiosity in each other.
Lisa deeply believes that the quality of our relationships determines the quality of our lives and our success in business. The quality of our conversations are the gateway to strong relationships.
The Signature Program, Connection Hour ®
Igniting meaningful conversations that deepen connection
Powerful Connection Experiences that help people and teams create a more connected life & culture of strong authentic relationships by sparking their curiosity for others.Learn More About Connection Hour
Connection Experiences & Coaching
Team Building Experiences
Virtual and In-person bonding and personal development experiences for human centered organizations that strengthen team connectivity
Online Learning & Community Experiences
Connection experiences that empower you to connect better to create authentic relationships by learning how to go deeper faster
1:1 coaching for professionals to learn how to have deeper conversations, communicate with care, compassion and authenticity, tell personal stories, and to build a stronger community
What are people saying...
"This is the most connected I have felt on Zoom ever. Lisa is an incredible facilitator
who has an innate ability to create a safe space that helped me to learn, and gain immediate actionable
tools that have quickly and profoundly improved my conversations and relationships in my work and personal life."
Stuart Newton, Connection Hour® Experience Participant
"Connection Hour program delivered in full! The experience was fun, low stress, excellently
facilitated, and immediately drew the team closer together. The whole team
is more invigorated, connected, empathetic, and aligned."
Zack Abbott, CEO Zbiotics
"I loved the Connection Social workshop. It was an important reminder to not only work
alongside my colleagues, but to also spend time socializing with them.
You always need to work on connecting - it does not just happen.
It is ok to take time to focus on connection!"
ET Group, Workshop Participant
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