Deborah Shane


Deborah Shane

Deborah Shane knew early on, that she had a knack for creative writing, helping and motivating others and that she was a catalyst. she would use those qualities and more through her career and life journey.

Deborah started out as a rockin’ singer/published songwriter, teacher and award-winning broadcast radio sales professional then transitioned in 2007 out of corporate America and launched DeborahShaneToolBox.

Her diverse career background combines entertainment, education, sales and media. She has performed on stage, taught in front of a classroom and won awards for her broadcast radio sales professionalism and small business content marketing.
She now guides, assists and empowers others through their career transitions, business development and professional advancement through her integrated media platforms featuring her Podcast, social media content, writing and speaking.

Her book Career Transition — Make the Shift tells her career transition story and how anyone can “move their career in the direction they want it to go.

She is very proud of being recognized for being a Top 100 Small Business Champion, Top 100 Small Business Podcast, Top Twenty Women To Follow on Twitter, Top Featured Host on BlogTalkRadio.

Connect and engage with her at DeborahShane, or on Twitter @DeborahShane or LinkedIn.


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