How people perceive you weighs a lot on your successful ability to network with others. So, how does a small business owner become a likable person?
Deborah Shane knew early on, that she had a knack for creative writing, motivating others and that she was a catalyst. She has used those qualities and more through her career and life journey.
Deborah started out in the entertainment industry as a rockin’ singer published songwriter. She has taught in front of a classroom and won awards for her broadcast radio sales professionalism and small business content marketing.
She transitioned out of corporate America in 2008 to launch DeborahShane.com which guides, assists and empowers others through their business development and professional advancement. Connect with her through her integrated media platforms including social media, writing, podcasts 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’s proud to be 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 on Twitter @DeborahShane or LinkedIn.
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