About Me.

Let Me Share My Gifts with You

This is my Joy.

This is my Joy.

My name is Lisa Cambridge-Mitchell. I help creative-minded individuals overcome stress to create joy in their personal lives, and success and meaning in their professional lives. If you are feeling stuck, frustrated, discouraged or hopeless, I can guide you through those emotions and into a life greater than you currently imagine.

It is an absolute joy and blessing to leverage the path I have forged and help others find their way.  After an accomplished and rewarding career as a music business executive, I hit a career roadblock and my passion was depleted. A 20+ year career as a senior executive in the music business is rare… especially for women. Even though I was burnt out, I felt lucky, and saw incredible opportunity in choosing a new path.


Superstars & Greatness

I built my career by helping artists tap into their greatness. I relentlessly forged a unique path through the top tiers of the entertainment business by making other peoples dreams come true.  I achieved massive success and traveled the world working with top tier artists and executives. Starting out as a publicist, my training ground was working with Mary J. Blige, Jodeci, and Heavy D. & The Boyz, As a marketing head, I led artist development; worked 18 hour days building teams, while formulating and commanding multi-million dollar marketing strategies for artists including TLC, P!NK, Usher, OutKast, Ciara, Snoop Dogg, Luke Christopher, Miguel, G-Eazy, and many more.  In addition, I always wanted a family and worked to build a beautiful life with a great guy. Together we cultivated a loving extended family.  This took no small commitment. I had passionately pursued my dreams, but I looked up one day and the passion wasn’t there.

Looking back, although I had many other responsibilities, helping creative people find their way was the part of my career where I felt the most passion. I loved the experience of having artists walk through the door with nothing but a seed of a dream and blossom into their own greatness.  I pushed executives toward their greatness with equal gusto. 

A few great memories.

A few great memories.

I’ve always tried to empower others with my knowledge.    Panelist @ Revolt Music Conference, 2015

I’ve always tried to empower others with my knowledge.

Panelist @ Revolt Music Conference, 2015

My superhero pivot

Throughout my career, I was identified as a high achieving executive and exposed to many career development opportunities. I traveled the world for leadership programs. I learned early on, that for me, success in the music business was never about the accolades, award shows or celebrity access.  It was about the hard work of understanding another person's vision on a granular level and helping them create a life bigger than they imagined. That was my superstar journey. Affecting lives for the better was at the heart of what brought me fulfillment. When I began to re-work my life vision, those experiences repeatedly surfaced. I pursued more intensive professional & personal development training and ultimately created PERSIST IN JOY; My personal development company with the mission of helping creative-minded people conquer stress and overwhelm to create personal joy and meaningful professional success.

I love that moment when a client turns the corner and sees how to use their talent to experience unlimited success. THAT is what drove me throughout my career working with superstars and THAT is what I have turned my full attention to as an entrepreneur. I know it sounds simple, and on some levels it is. Living in your purpose brings JOY, simplicity and fulfillment.

Shorter Version

Lisa Cambridge-Mitchell is a Personal Development Coach & Leadership Consultant. Focused on the unique challenges of creative-minded professionals, she helps guide them toward maximizing their performance, personal and professional fulfillment, and a higher sense of purpose. Since 1991 she has guided the careers, influenced the development, and promoted the leadership success of superstar artists and executives. In 2016 Lisa launched her personal development company Persist in Joy. With 25+ years of professional success under her belt, Lisa is also a graduate of the University of Virginia, and a certified iPEC Energy Leadership Index Master Practitioner. Lisa lives in Ridgefield, CT with her husband, young son, and slightly loopy rescue dog, Steph Curry.