Learning & Inspiration

Elizabeth Ledoux is a renowned thought leader, author and speaker on the topics of family and private enterprise, managing transitions—both business and individual—and guiding leaders and families to satisfying and successful work and lives.  Her unique perspective is grounded in her belief that fulfillment can be achieved through personal exploration and business restructuring.

Based on that belief, Elizabeth has created innovative approaches and proven tools to help others reach their goals. Her insights, delivered from the conference stage, encourage listeners to explore fresh perspectives on transition and change, and to think in new ways about business, professional, and personal goals.

Speaking, Workshops, and Teaching

Elizabeth Ledoux addresses audiences via keynote speeches and through more intimate conversations. She leads workshops for small groups, businesses, organizations, and families around the world. With her team at The Transition Strategists, Elizabeth created The Entrepreneurial Flight® model. Private business owners and members of the faculty at the Harvard Business School recognize her as a leading-edge thinker. She is a Chair for TIGER 21 in Denver, Colorado and served for 14 years as the chair of the Women Presidents’ Organization. 

Her presentations and workshops combine innovative thinking, practical tools and creative strategies designed to guide participants through meaningful reflection and positive change.

The Transition Strategists’ founder, Elizabeth Ledoux, is a respected thought leader on the topics of family and private enterprise transitions and helps individuals chart their personal journeys to fulfillment.

The Transition Strategists’ founder, Elizabeth Ledoux, is a respected thought leader on family and private enterprise and in helping others on their personal journeys to fulfillment.

“Elizabeth’s presentation helped me realize that there are talented professionals who understand family dynamics and business who I could call on as resources. After hearing her presentation, we invited Elizabeth in to meet with family ownership. She is a master a drawing out family goals and values that we were not able to verbalize or express and has a talent for working with each family member and shareholder to see that each one achieves their individual growth plan and goals. 

Peter Dueck

Co-Owner, Vidir

Sample Speaking Topics

  • New approaches to Family Business Transitions

  • Emotionally Intelligent Succession Planning

  • Managing Transition while Strengthening Relationships: It Can Be Done!

Sample Workshop Topics 

  • Successor Development

  • Future-Self Discovery

  • Exploring One’s Natural Wiring

The Pathfinder: Uncover the Best Version of Yourself and Map Your Next Move

This workshop is offered both virtually and in-person and is a blueprint for an intentional and integrated life of success and fulfillment. Participants leave with a six-year plan and an 18-month personal strategic focus plan, complete with critical steps to realization. During the workshop, participants develop a deeper appreciation of themselves from multiple perspectives:


  • Financial – the Fiscal Comfort Zone
  • Spiritual – the Faith Factor
  • Body and Health – Mind-Body Integration
  • Relationships – Aiming for Mastery
  • Environment – the Intersection of Place for Life, Work, and Play
  • Career – Work-Life Integration
  • Intellectual – Brain Power
  • Soulfulness – Self-Determination and Resolution
  • Play – Energized Freedom of Movement

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