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Wisdom Wednesday: 26 Minutes Plus 4

Sheryl Sandberg recently gave the commencement address to Berkeley’s graduates. It's no secret that I am Sheryl Sandberg fan. I have written about Leaning In (and yes, Leaning Out too). Sheryl gave me permission to share one of her most heartfelt posts to date on losing her husband. It was breathtaking, and you should read it. So, third time will be a charm around here…

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12 Secrets To Success in Life and Womanhood

In case you're a new reader, I am a Certified Women's Life, Business and Success Coach. I have worked with hundreds of women as a coach, consultant and mentor for over 15 years.  I have studied success for thousands of hours, and have spoken on the topic many times. Based on my research, and based upon my own personal experience as…

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A Mother’s Day Tribute To Women’s Strength

By New York Times Bestselling Author Gayle Tzemach Lemmon At 30 years old, I left the job I loved. I had fought long and hard to win my role in the ABC News Political Unit covering presidential politics.  I worked for a boss I respected and with colleagues I loved.  News was my mother tongue, and I had a privileged perch…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: Erica Diamond Partners With Field Agent!

CALLING ALL WOMEN AND MOMS WHO WANT TO EARN EXTRA MONEY! I’m really proud to announce today that I have partnered with Field Agent as a way to help women and moms earn more money doing what they love and are already doing! This partnership could not be more in line with everything I stand for - women and making their own money!…

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Half a Life Ago, and Half a Life To Go

By John Ferriter Half a life ago, and Half a life to go... I moved to Los Angeles exactly half my life ago. No money, no job, just the determination to create a better life with a career that mattered where I could live a good, hopefully, healthy life, and influence careers and pop culture. I didn’t know whether I’d be…

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Flashback Friday

Dearly beloved We are gathered here today To get through this thing called life Electric word life It means forever and that's a mighty long time But I'm here to tell you There's something else The after world A world of never ending happiness You can always see the sun, day or night - Prince Hard to accept the musician…

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Shonda Rhimes And Her Year of Saying YES To Everything

I watched Grey's Anatomy. I watch Scandal. My son watches How To Get Away With Murder and The Catch. I guess you can say, our family likes TGIT Thursdays in Shondaland. In true Wisdom Wednesday fashion, I give you a TED Talk that is truly worth watching. Yes, the "titan" of the tv industry Shonda Rhimes gave her first TED Talk in February of this year to share her year-long experiment of saying yes…

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Farting On Live TV (And The Art of Networking)

Sometimes, you've gotta just roll with the punches! You wake up ready to do a serious TV segment about networking. How to nail networking and do it effectively. How to get proper return on your investment (attending events can get costly), and get your brand in front of the right captive audience. How to nail your elevator pitch. You get the…

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ANNOUNCEMENT: #HADRY Debuts On HSN April 8th, 10pm EST!

It is with a lot of excitement (and nervous energy) that I announce my new baby, HADRY, will make its debut on HSN this coming Friday night, April 8th, at 10pm EST! HADRY will be on Deal Hunter, Tory Johnson's new show! Yes, THAT Tory, as in Good Morning America's Tory Johnson. For those who love a great deal, you…

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How To Stop Being BUSY and Start Being PRODUCTIVE

By Alina Berdichevsky   How often do you end the day lamenting “I was busy, but what did I accomplish?” Do you spend much of your day slacking off, procrastinating or ticking off an endless list of tasks that makes little difference to your output or happiness? As a copywriter, I have to constantly be across new industries and trends at…

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