Jul 1, 2020
How does a woman deal with being great, being a professional,
and being in a position naturally ASSUMED to be a
Our guest this week was a star athlete for the UCLA and used to
play for the Los Angeles Sparks and New York Liberty in the WNBA.
She is currently an assistant coach for the Westchester Knicks, the
affiliate for the NBA's New York Knicks.
The franchise's first ever female assistant coach, she's a
motivational speaker as well. Our guest today needs no further
introduction - let's all listen to what former WNBA star
Lisa Williams has to say!
- [05:45] How did Lisa get into professional
basketball and coaching?
- [07:00] Lisa takes us through the
rollercoaster of emotions she went during the moment of her draft
- [08:36] From the highest of highs, what made
Lisa go through the loneliest night AFTER her draft pick?
- [09:37] What is it like to live the life of a
- [11:09] Why is Lisa's achievements perceived
negatively by others?
- [12:12] What is the positive effect of Lisa's
accomplishments with men?
- [12:51] Why is there a noticeable difference
in how women celebrate other women's accomplishments vs. that of
- [14:38] What are some of the things that
enabled Lisa to break through the proverbial "glass
ceiling" in a male-dominated position as a coach?
- [17:05] What motivated Lisa to coach in the
NBA G-League versus coaching in the WNBA?
- [18:34] What are some of the things that Lisa
shares with young ladies about the unexpected aspects of her
- [20:20] What advice does Lisa have for someone
who wants to follow her path as well as become a motivational
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