Unlocking My Leadership™: 

Rising Stars
Online Course

Tissa Richards’ Unlocking My Leadership™: Rising Stars identifies and unlocks the most important questions you can answer as a leader and in your life to accelerate your career success and become a fearless, authentic, resilient and effective leader.

Who are you? | Who are you as a leader? | Who are you in your life?


Enrollment OPEN
Cohort Begins August 3rd

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Unlock Your Leadership Potential in Just 5 Weeks

This course unlocks powerful clarity – clarity about the value you bring to your organization, the values you lead by, where you want to get to and how you’ll get there. And, it unlocks the confidence to activate and accelerate your potential.

Join other recognized talented rising stars for deep, inspiring, authentic conversation and feedback as you answer your three key questions and create a plan to accelerate your leadership potential.

You’ll leave with a set of actions to unlock your leadership potential and accelerate your goals. Experience both inspiration and transformation with clear, accountable steps – and resources – to reach the next level with measurable outcomes.


About the Course
Three Fundamental Questions

The answer to the three fundamental questions forms the backbone of what you need to know to be a fearless, authentic and effective leader.

Who are you? | Who are you as a leader? | Who are you in your life?




When you can answer these questions, you...

  • Know exactly who you are and why it matters
  • Have a north star for your guiding principles
  • Have hard conversations easily and fearlessly
  • Make difficult decisions with confidence and integrity
  • Eliminate doubt, worry or imposter syndrome – for good
  • Have a clear plan to accelerate your career success
  • Increase your visibility and recognition as a leader
Who Is This Course For?

Are you ready to move to the next level of leadership? Are you ready to accelerate your success? Is it time to clearly identify the skills you need to increase your visibility, credibility and leadership reputation? Some of the most senior executives in the country have taken this course and agreed it would have been invaluable earlier in their careers – so we adapted it for you!


Why other leaders recommend Unlocking My Leadership

 Carol Shen
Founder & CEO, CSC Learning Design, LLC.

Katy Brooks
CEO, Bend Chamber of Commerce

Sancia Matthyssen
 Cloud Ecosystem Global System Integrator Technology Program Management Executive, IBM


Cami Miller
 Director of Stakeholder Experience, Satori Capital

“If you’re ready to be intentional and successful in your career, Tissa is the right guide for you.”

Sharmila Kassam 
Executive Director, AIF Global

“It’s surreal how Tissa can look into your soul, help you identify who you are and what you stand for, and put it into words.”

Neeti Deshmukh
Senior Director Enterprise Platform Services, PayPal

As a member of the first cohort , I recommend this program as a must attend. If you feel it is time to reflect on your brand, future goals or just want to spend time engaging in honest, real and important conversations- sign up. What can you expect to give/get? Inspiration, thought leadership and adding amazing women to your network.

Julia Anderson
Former Global CIO & SVP, Smithfield Foods


What's Included?


Unlocking My Leadership™:

Rising Stars
Online Course

Enrollment OPEN
Cohort Begins August 3

Register Now


Request a Private Cohort For Your Company



Tissa Richards

Tissa Richards is a bold, trusted, authentic technology founder, speaker and executive coach. She has founded, invested in, and run software companies in Silicon Valley, and holds over a dozen software patents. She has won awards for her innovative software products from some of the world’s largest companies. Tissa has navigated the tough worlds of entrepreneurship, executive leadership, and fundraising. Today, Tissa works with the world’s largest private equity and investment firms and corporations as well as innovative startups. She pre- pares boardroom candidates, coaches leader- ship teams and executives, and facilitates corporate workshops. She speaks globally on topics affecting executives and leaders.

A Note From Tissa

I’m honored to have an opportunity to help identify rising talent and accelerate leadership Answering the questions, “Who are you? Who are you as a leader? Who are you in your life?” unlocks so many parts of that journey. With this course, I can help groups of talented women and the cohorts foster real, raw, authentic connections with real-time feedback. It’s incredible to see the long-lasting friendships, support and bonds that develop.

So many women tell me that these are questions they’ve been asking themselves. They’ve been ready to hit the gas pedal on their success but want to do it in a purposeful, fulfilling way. That’s why I designed Unlocking My Leadership, and I’m honored and excited to share this journey with you.