Tell us a little bit about yourself and what you do professionally. Through my book, blogging and media I provide information to homeowners that empowers them be their own best advocate, and use this knowledge to fight back and save their homes from foreclosure
What do you enjoy most about your profession and why did you choose it in the first place? What was the inspiration for your company/project? I really enjoy when I see that I can turn someone from being stressed out, fearful and anxious into the confident empowered person they are meant to be, with the information and knowledge I pass on to them. The possibility in even making a tiny difference in the lives of others empowers me, the ripple effect of my service to others.
Tell us about the non-profit/charitable/community organizations your company supports? The Foreclosure Crisis in America and the Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
Why did you choose them? I was diagnosed with ovarian cancer on Mother’s Day 2009 and a miracle saved my life. When you face the possibility of your own death your priorities and mission in life changes in that instant. If God kept me alive it was not to keep my gifts to myself and I knew that with much knowledge comes much responsibility, I had information I needed to share with people that are hurting from the fear of foreclosure to empower them to be their own best advocate, it became clear that it was my responsibility. With my remission from ovarian I wanted to bring awareness to women for early detection.
How do you support them? For instance, do you volunteer, donate products and services, money? Do you serve in a leadership capacity within the organization? I blog about the different guidelines for the available programs that help homeowners modify their mortgage and I break it down in easy to understand language but mainly I offer people hope and let them know they are not alone.
I donate 10% of my retail book sales proceeds to Ovarian Cancer National Alliance
How has your support impacted the organization? You/your company? I am extremely humbled and touched when I hear from the homeowners on my blog find comfort, faith, hope and become empowered to fight back to sae their homes for their families when they were almost ready to give up. It really makes me feel good inside to hear from people and make a difference in someone’s life.
Tell us about any new projects you have coming up (or recently completed). I just completed my new #1 bestselling book Save Your Home: without losing your mind or your money
What is a typical day like for you?My typical day is quite busy, I pretty much never stop all day, I am on from the
moment my eyes open. Between marketing the book, which really does take a lot of time if you want to reach the amount of people I need to reach, writing arcticles for the Huffington Post, blogging on my site, and calls it is quite the busy day. In addition, with the publicity we are doing I am also doing radio interviews and attending personal development conferences to keep learning how to be even more effective as a leader and expert.
What is the biggest risk you ever took professionally and/or the biggest obstacle you have overcome? The biggest risk I took was deciding to write Save Your Home, no one could have really prepared me for the big sacrifice both time wise and financially to really turn out a quality project. Spiritually I knew this information needed to be brought to the many homeowners searching for solid answers and direction all in one place, so using my direction from Romans 12 and Isaiah 61 I set on on the mission. God has guided every one of my steps on this journey, I just have to be present to listen and hear.
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