Karen Leland (Tiburon, CA) is the best-selling author of seven books and a freelance writer who has been published in Self, Woman’s Day, Spirituality & Health, Entrepreneur, the Los Angeles Times, and others. The founder of Sterling Consulting and Marketing Group, her clients have included Apple Computer, American Express, Marriott Hotels, Johnson & Johnson and others.
Leland is also a popular speaker for business groups including the Young Presidents' Organization, American Management Association and Direct Marketing Association. She is a frequent guest of the media and has been interviewed for her expertise by The New York Times, Fortune, Inc., Oprah, The Today Show, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, and others. Leland has also written extensively for the online market with featured articles in CNBC.com, All Business.com, Salon.com, The Huffington Post and PsychologyToday.com.