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May 6, 2020

Each week on “Around Town,” host Jean Pickett from Re/Max Watermarke talks to members of the community who are making an impact. This week, she spoke with Leesa Askew, a transformational speaker, corporate coach, and author specializing in leadership development, team building, and diversity awareness.

Watch the interview here.

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April 3, 2020

When Life Gives You a Lemon Named COVID-19, we're going to need more than lemonade! Bring your questions regarding topics like child support/visitation, housing/evictions, employment/sick leave, and how to cope with anxiety/depression while industry experts like Leesa Askew and Millicent Daniels address your concerns.

Watch the LIVE here.


February 29, 2020

Leap year comes around once every four years, so use your extra day this year to do something fun and unforgettable — attend Jax Book Fest and meet Brad Meltzer — one of Hollywood’s 25 Most Powerful Authors! Interact with more than 80 local and national authors, with books of every genre and for every age. Enjoy author presentations and signings, pop-up bookstore, self-publishing workshop, writing workshop, activities for kids, MOSH, music and more. We’re still planning so stay tuned to this website for updates. If you prefer to get updates sent right to your email inbox, please fill out this form.

Get Leesa's book here.

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November 1, 2019

Leesa Askew talks to listeners about her trauma after being laid off from a major bank, and, using her experience to transform herself into a professional speaker to help more people. She offers great advice including how to add value to your audience, improve your public speaking skills, and build your public speaking career.

Listen to the episode here.


October 25, 2019

When Life Gives You Lemons, Stop Making Lemonade?! Author, Corporate Coach & Speaker Leesa Askew joins on this episode of Goal Camp debunking the old adage. Leesa helps listeners deal with negative mindsets and derail stinkin' thinkin'.

Listen to the episode here.



June 8, 2019

The I³ Symposium Jacksonville panel consists of Speakers, Authors, Coaches and more! The panelists are professionals with personal experiences that are sure to inspire, innovate, and ignite you and those you invite to achieve their full potential for an amazing 2019!  Be prepared to discover ‘how’ to  overcome challenges, seize opportunities, capitalize on lessons learned, be resilient, strengthen your mind and achieve your goals!

The I³ Symposium Jacksonville has had four events thus far, and Leesa has had the pleasure of speaking at three of them and hosting the inaugural Women's Symposium. As a staple for the I³ Symposium, Leesa knows the power of you and how the city of Jacksonville can inspire, innovate and ignite!

WJXT Channel 4

May 1, 2019

Leesa was invited to do an interview on Jacksonville's very own local station, WJXT Channel 4. On her interview, Leesa talks about how to get the lemons out of your life with the local host and her upcoming project. 

Watch the full interview here.

You Are Chosen

August 27, 2018

Do you realize the odds of you being born are smaller than you winning the lottery? In her award-winning speech, Leesa reminds you — in case you forgot — that you are chosen.

Watch the full speech here.



December 9, 2020

Leesa is ready to raise the mortgage industry standard, and is looking forward to having the ability to bring positivity and light to her new team at Future Home Loans in Jacksonville, FL.

Read more here.

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