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  • Banking & Insurance
  • Biotechnology & I.T.
  • Construction Trades
  • Manufacturing
  • Municipalities & Schools
  • Non-profits
  • Veterinary & Health



 Testamonial:  Georgian's workshop, "Advice to Your Younger Self:  Celebrate Your Story" at the 2015 Connecticut Women's Conference was very well received.  Each attendee came away with newly discovered energy and courage to take on life's transitions.  Her workshop was the perfect follow-up to our morning program, "Unleash Your Inner Hero!" 

Joanne Gustafson, President, Connecticut Women's Alliance.


Workshop Offerings Include: 

Your Next 20 Years - A Workshop for Midlife Career Women

Develop realistic hope for earning as we age; address 'what if' scenarios; catalog transferable skills and talents; explore opportunities to do what you always wanted!





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My Website for Adult Caregivers:



Mister Ed, Lucy, Mom & Me is a booklet that shares how watching '60s sitcoms with my Mom helped lighten the caregiving experience.  Available on Amazon.



Insights & Observations

 Welcome! Note the tabs on top -- The "Working Women" section offers services and ideas to help us summon our creativity and strength in all phases of our careers.  In the "Ponder That" section I comment on current news items and emerging trends.  In the "Tips" section I offer workplace advice and reminders. "About Me" is just that. "Mid LIFE Matters" has video preview clips from my public tv show.   "The Ryan Group" tab offers access to an astounding set of organizational improvement services.


Speaker on Women's Wisdom

Offering presentations & workshops! Drawing on research for my book, 55+ Unite! Welcome All Wise Working Women, as well as hosting a community TV show, "Mid LIFE Matters" -- I serve women a tonic for tackling new challenges.

 Available at Amazon - paperback & ebook


New Guide Book!

 Wisdom gleaned from conversations with 40 wise women on my community TV show.  Avalaible At Amazon.


 "Mid LIFE Matters" - Wallingford Public TV

 I host a half-hour show on WPAA-TV celebrating women's wisdom and wit.  Fascinating women share their stories on aging well:   Clips are in the MidLIFE Matters tab above and full segments are available on You Tube - type "Georgian Lussier' in the You Tube search box.  

I am honored to win the 2016 Community Media Rika Welch leadership award for community impact; a testimony to the Guests who shared their stories on MidLIFE Matters



Management Training:

E-Book Webinars & Workshops

Thank you to Joan Lahti, Ph.D., of Get To The Point Books for sponsoring a 45-minute webinar on my e-book, Are Your Star Performers Packing Their Bags?  How to Persuade Them to Stay.  Participants from across the country (and globe) reflected on their own retention tactics, and saw how to navigate this user-friendly workbook approach.   I offer similar sessions -- in person, online, or using blended technology, for any size group.  Contact Joan for a reference:



Below are two managment e-books I authored for retaining talent:


Read these E-Books  in 2 hours at Work!

Printable Workbook Format


Click "View Our Books" and scroll by alpha title - $12.95



Hello, thanks for your interest.  Following is an overview of my background. 

Employment History:

  • Speaker, Author, HR Consultant - G.F. Lussier & Associates, 1994 - 2017
  • Management Development, New Opportunities,  2009-2010
  • Sr. Director, Retention & Engagement, Masonicare, 2008
  • Dir., Comp & Performance Management, Travelers, 1990 - 1994
  • Director, HR Development, AEtna Life & Casualty, 1992
  • Variety of roles at AEtna Life & Casualty, including Manager, Marketing Training; Project Manager, Experimental Claim Office; Manager, Compensation & Productivity Services; Compensation Analyst and Pension Analyst - 1976 - 1990
  • Adjudicator, Social Security Disability Benefits, ST of CT 1974 - 76


~ Masters of Science, Organizational Behavior;  U of Hartford

~ Bachelors of Science, English; teaching cert; Central CT State U

~ Certificate, Speed Reading People; a personality assessment tool

~ Certificate, Management Information Systems; U of Hartford

~ Classes; The Hartford Critical & Creative Thinking Center


Community Activities

~ Board of Directors:  Current: Hospital for Special Care.  Past: Center for Occupational Development & Education; CT. Morgan Horse Association and the CT. Traumatic Brain Injury Association

~ Writer and Editor, association newsletters and magazines

~ Host, MidLIFE Matters TV; WPAA-TV.  Celebrating Women's Wisdom & Wit



2 e-books:  Growing Talent Through Cross-Training and Are Your Star Performers Packing Their Bags?  How to Persuade Them to Stay. (Get To The Point Books.com)   55+ Unite:  Welcome All Wise Working Women, a paperback and e-book published through Amazon.  5 Ways to Grow after 50 is a guidebook reflecting wisdom shared on my community TV show.   Mister Ed, Lucy, Mom & Me is a caregivng booklet that includes resources.  National magazine articles include training and management topics for construction contractors and veterinarians.  My publications are on Amazon or Get To The Point Books.


 Speaking & Group Engagements:

Middlesex Chamber of Commerce - Women's Alliance - 'How We Begin Again'

'Fearless Caregiver' panelist - North Haven, CT

Caregiver presentation - Elder Abuse Conference, Agency on Aging of South Central CT

Pay Equity presentation - Murtha Cullina, Labor & Employment Attorneys

Panelist, Greater Hartford Women's Conference, 2016

"Central Authors" - Central Connecticut State University

"Amazing Mid-Life Brain" & "Craft YOUR Own Story" - Connecticut Women's Alliance Conferences (2012 & 2015 )

Power Woman podcast & WXLM 980 AM.

"Zest Fests" - Creative women's gatherings

Author presentations - AARP: Decide.Create.Share; Wallingford Library; Wallingford Senior Center; East Haven Library; Wesleyan University Book Store. Non-Profit Associations.


 As an independent H.R. consultant, I contributed to over 60 companies in the last 22 years

~ I specialize in tailored development programs, including:

  • Presentations and speaking engagements
  • Training Supervisors and Owners
  • Recruiting top talent
  • Mentoring programs
  • Mid-Life career consulting
  • Establishing career paths
  • Clarifying required job skills and competencies
  • Job rotations and cross-training
  • Retention studies
  • Succession planning
  • Facilitating meetings, and 
  • Conducting organizational studies.

~ My other niche areas include Compensation and Workplace Policies:

  • Interviewing employees to write job descriptions
  • Using salary surveys to price benchmark jobs
  • Setting salary ranges to ensure pay equity
  • Updating personnel handbooks


~ Clients include companies of all sizes, in a wide range of industries, across  the country.  Recently, I  wrote job descriptions for a Town Library and updated salary ranges for a growing Non-Profit. I conduct retained job searches for established clients, through an associate partner.

I enjoy joining up with management groups to tackle human resource and development issues to help their organization grow.