Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019 7:00 PM
602 North Highland Avenue Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30307
Do you want to go for that career you’ve always dreamed about? Launch a new company? Become a tech mogul? Live a life of adventure? Save the world? Writer Sara Bliss profiles more than 65 people who have made their dreams a reality in "Take the Leap: Change Your Career, Change Your Life."
In Atlanta, Bliss will be joined by one of the amazing people profiled in "Take the Leap." Agatha Achindu pivoted from a six-figure IT job to launching a healthy baby food business whose biggest client is Walmart. Meet these incredible women entrepreneurs and be inspired to take your own leap at this special event at Manuel's Tavern.
About the Book
Take the Leap features inspiration and advice from more than 65 people who transformed their lives—and with this guide, so can you. These are game changers, rule breakers, and side hustlers who once stood where you are now, wondering if they should take a risk. They went from production assistant to million-dollar screenplay writer; attorney to surf instructor; mom to DJ; hairdresser to firefighter; real estate agent to award-winning chef.
You’ll find wisdom from successful mentors like creative visionary and writer Simon Doonan, entrepreneur Barbara Corcoran, NFL player turned artist/activist Aaron Maybin, and wellness and beauty guru Bobbi Brown.
This is a career guide for today’s ever-changing job market. Thinking about your own next chapter? Take the leap.
About the Speakers
Sara Bliss is a freelance writer and New York Times bestselling author who writes profiles and on the topics of business, health, beauty, design, and travel. Bliss is coauthor and author of 11 books including "Hotel Chic at Home, Pretty Powerful, Beauty From the Inside Out," and most recently, "Take the Leap: Change Your Career, Change Your Life." A former senior writer for Yahoo, Bliss’s articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, Town & Country, and Refinery29.
Agatha Achindu is an IT Executive turned Integrative Nutrition Coach and Yoga Teacher, and is the founder of Yummy Spoonfuls Organic Food. A farm girl at heart, she was raised on her parents’ organic farm in Cameroon, West Africa. Her passion for sharing this deep knowledge of healthy food inspired her to leave a corporate IT career to change the way Americans feed their babies. Change agent and innovator, Achindu shook the grocery industry with a new approach to convenience food. Now she engages audiences worldwide as a panelist, keynote speaker, media personality, and writer. She regularly contributes to the Washington Post, and lectures graduate-level business classes at leading universities. Achindu encourages people to create a better world by living their dreams, and realizing their full potential.