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About Lisa Caprelli

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Lisa Caprelli

Founder & Latina Entrepreneur

“We need stories to explain concepts.  As a Latina children's author of 21 books and counting; I am honored to teach students of all ages. I hope you check out Unicorn Jazz and SKIP A STEP. If you are interested in booking me for an author visit, keynote or speaker, contact me today! You can also e-mail me at lisa@ lisacaprelli . com (with no spaces)

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huntington beach children's book authorLisa Caprelli is an author of 20+ books, speaker and innovator with a passion for studying, expressing and writing about human behavior, communication and happiness.  

Lisa grew up with humble beginnings in the sun city of El Paso, Texas. She is proud of her Latin roots and culture. She has made Southern California her home for the past 20 years and is the mother of two sons.

It is important to her to travel and do book tours to be able to reach as many children, educators, parents, librarians and schools with the positive and meaningful lessons she has learned and continues to learn. After 25 years in marketing and branding over 150 CEO's and turning their business into meaningful brands, Caprelli, created SKIP A STEP books and theory and launched UNICORN JAZZ to be able to reach children at very young ages.

It is through using the best of SKIP A STEP stories and its journal in practice, that she was inspired to live a PURPOSE FILLED LIFE and create meaning and HAPPINESS out of her own life and be the catalyst to use her voice and turn them into words.

This best-selling author is proud to be the first generation to graduate from college and she graduated magna cum laude with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in Social Psychology. Her quest for studying human behavior and teaching is seen in her author visits, school visits, with kids, parents, educators. She believes in community outreach and volunteering and by sharing her love of literacy and reading she reaches even more kids at children's hospitals and has teamed up with Microsoft Office to do children's writing workshops year round.

She is the founder of the children's unicorn brand and book series: UNICORN JAZZ.

She works to achieve success and maintain relevance in our rapidly evolving world by understanding how to use today’s technology with a top-notch team.  

Originally from El Paso, Texas, Lisa moved to California at the age of 29 with nothing but $100 to her name.  Within two years she became an entrepreneurial success, using her innovative 360 Strategy, and built a profitable mortgage and real estate business in the competitive market of Southern California.  Soon, hundreds of companies sought her advice in emulating her success.

She has a 27+ year background in leadership, marketing, writing with experience in FM/AM radio broadcasting shows and podcasts.

In 2010, Lisa launched her own branding and public relations agency. She quickly acquired a range of CEO's and distinguished clients in and around Orange County including Toyota, John Wayne Airport, Hyperfast Cars McLarens, Cal State Long Beach University, The Kasem Cares Foundation, Concordia University.

Additionally, Lisa has worked with video production companies, celebrity brands, attorneys, a New York Times best-selling author, industry subject matter experts, medical and technology businesses, non-profits, retail businesses, financial firms, restaurants, oil & land groups, and real estate companies.  

Author of the Amazon best-selling book, Color Your Message, Lisa boasts a wealth of knowledge from more than two decades as a  business development leader. She enjoys speaking to diverse audiences of teens, millennials, and seasoned business leaders, educating them on how to execute a plan of action to achieve their vision and success.


Unicorn Jazz book series

Unicorn Jazz™ is a children’s unicorn book series along with coloring books, unicorn plush, music on 30 music platforms.

Schedule an in person or virtual children's author visit at your elementary school for the 2021-22 school years by Lisa Caprelli.


Skip a Step Book

Skip a Step: Imparting Wisdom for Young Entrepreneur Minds and the Skip a Step Journal is for any innovative young mind, as early as 5th grade to teenagers, young and curious people who want to learn more! You can go, do and be anything you want! This book contains true stories on what makes a meaningful, happy and purpose filled life, not just a successful one.



Color Your Message

My “Amazon Best Seller” provides a comprehensive understanding of how to effectively market your business (or Color Your Message!) in 2018. Offering tips on how to develop a 360-degree strategy, self-reflect, and position yourself at the top of Google’s rankings. These are just some of the tools you will use to take your business to that next level. I am currently working on Skip a Step and The 5 hats, available on Amazon in 2019. 

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Skip a Step Journal


Innovative. Purposeful. Influential.

As an entrepreneur myself, i have spent the last 2 decades in Orange County watching marketing transition from traditional media, to digital marketing. I team up with or collaborate with numerous brands, and have been an entrepreneur for 20 years.



Earth without “art” is just “eh”.

I use my art to visualize concepts or to create team building!   I have accomplished and sold numerous paintings of various sizes through art shows or to private collectors.   

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Motivational Speaker

Words That Inspire

Book me for your next career day, or school author visit: elementary school, high school and colleges!

I strive to inspire audiences of all ages, from 5th graders to college students to experienced business leaders and teams.  Some of my recent talks include “The Power of 11 Influential Words,” “What Color is Your Message.” and Bet” on You!”  My upcoming book, Skip a Step, proves that no matter where you come from, you have the God-given ability to achieve more than you ever thought possible. You can book me for an event here.


“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” ~African Proverb