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. 



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Meet Lisa,

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.

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Connection Experiences & Coaching

Team Building Experiences

Virtual and In-person bonding and personal development experiences for human centered organizations that strengthen team connectivity

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Online Learning & Community Experiences

Connection experiences that empower you to connect better to create authentic relationships by learning how to go deeper faster

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Private Coaching

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

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Experience Design & Facilitation

Hire Lisa to design or facilitate powerful moments of connection for your transformational travel or hospitality experience, team off-site, or retreat

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