In this episode, I interview Laura Shumaker, author of A Regular Guy: Growing Up with Autism. Laura also writes a regular blog for the San Franciso Chronicle. She is a mother, writer and autism advocate. Her book is about experiences surrounding life with her oldest son, Matthew, who has an autism diagnosis.
You can find Laura's very active Facebook fan page at "A Regular Guy: Growing Up with Autism." Her website is www.laurashumaker.com, where you can read the first three chapters of her book.
Tom Kreienbrink is an illustrator and graphic designer with more than 20 years of experience. Visit his website at www.behance.net/tk-art to see samples of his illustrations as well as some of his commercial work. Dr. John Curtis is the author of Business of Love: Nine Best Practices for Improving the Bottom Line of Your Relationship. In this podcast we talk about his modern approach to a healthy long-term relationship. Dr. Curtis combines his business expertise with his years of experience as a marriage and family counselor to creat a new approach to keeping relationships alive and well. His book is available on www.amazon.com as well as at his website, www.thebusinessoflove.org. Dello Iacono's book Rebellion! was published in 2010, due in large part to the work of Donna Ray. Donna tells us how she got the work of this unknown author published and offers advice on how to get your manuscript noticed. The book is available at www.amazon.com.
Kendra Tillman is founder of The Savvy WAHM (work at home mom). We talk about building a business from home while balancing a family life. Kendra's blog is www.TheSavvyWAHM.com and she is also on Blog Talk Radio. She recommends two books to get started and maintain your business; Book Yourself Solid by Michael Port and 48 Days to the Work You Love by Dan Miller. Kendra offers coaching, consulting training and an online community for WAHMs.
I talk with Ed Gandia, freelance copywriter and author of
The Wealthy Freelancer, published last year. The book provides
dozens of tips on how to run and grow your solo business. I
have found this to be my business "bible" since I first picked it
up and I can see the differences in my business already. It is
smart, practical and an easy read. The book is available from www.amazon.com.
Ed is also co-founder of the International Freelancer's Academy,
Joyce Sidman is the author of Dark Emperor and Other Poems of the Night, a 2011 Newbery Honor Book. The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association for the most distinguished American children's books published the previous year.
Joyce is the author of several children's books, which can
Other books include Just Us Two: Poems About Animal
Dads, This is Just to Say and Meow Ruff: A Story in
Concrete Poetry. Her site also includes writer's tips, a
teacher's guide and much more. She reads some of her
work in this episode.
I talk with Life Coach Vicki Kallman about how it takes courage to love. Her web site is www.JoyfulZen.com. To receive a discount on the webinar she is having in April called "Turning I can't into I can" you can email her at email@example.com.
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