+ How to write a book proposal

How to write a non-fiction book proposal in a nutshell

After writing and publishing 18 books with traditional trade-publishers (16 of them are non-fiction), here is the short answer to a question I get often. ¿How to write a book proposal?

8 Basic steps to get started as a content creator

Many people think about creating a blog or social media presence and monetize it. Here are 8 steps to establish and get your digital brand up and running.

+ The importance of allowing yourself to evolv

The importance of allowing yourself to evolve

It’s important to learn to allow yourself to grow and evolve in life and business. If you are in the exact same place you were a few years ago, and you feel stagnant, it’s time for a change.

+ This smart TV has unprecedented control and streaming options

This smart TV offers unprecedented control and streaming options

The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free. The holidays are all about enjoying time with the family. And what better way than to watch a holiday movie with your loved ones. If you´re thinking of getting a new TV around now, consider the all-new 2018 VIZIO… Read More

+ What it really takes to be successfully self-employed

What it really takes to be successfully self-employed

Many people love the idea of being self-employed. They want to be entrepreneurs, freelancers, artists. They want to live life on their own terms. They don´t want to have to go to an office all day. The idea of having a boss makes them sick to their stomach. Waking up early is torture. They despise schedules. I know exactly how they feel. I am… Read More

+ El éxito no existe en el futuro: es HOY

El éxito no existe en el futuro: es HOY

Cuando era muy joven siempre andaba en busca del siguiente paso que me llevaría a la gran meta del éxito. Publiqué mi primer libro a los 30 años, y recuerdo la gran ilusión que me hizo. Pero al poco tiempo, ya pensaba en el siguiente libro, y en el éxito que  esa nueva publicación me traería. Seguí escribiendo y publicando libros a lo largo… Read More

+ 8 Apps I use to manage my digital business

8 Apps I use to manage my digital business

I’m always on the lookout for ways to streamline my professional and personal life. Since I’m self-employed and work from home, often what helps me manage one part of my day benefits the other parts too.  Here are some apps and services that I rely on to simplify everything. It’s not an exhaustive list, but they’re the ones I use the most FOR ORGANIZATIONAL… Read More

+ The real reason behind my productivity

The real reason behind my productivity

I’ve been labeled as a prolific writer, an effective and productive editor, a fast and reliable translator, a successful entrepreneur, a multitasker, a supermom and an overachiever. While I like to think of myself as such, I confess: I am none of those things. Do I accomplish a lot? Yes. But, not because I am disciplined, organized or efficient. I pull it all off because… Read More

+ Why you should not worry if you did not peak young

The benefits of not “making it” early in life

One of the benefits of being of a certain age is that you really can look back and dish out advice based on decades of experience! And no, I don’t mean the kind where you explain to your kids how, back in the day, you walked to school in the snow, uphill both ways, with no coat or mittens, barefoot. I’m talking about the… Read More

+ Como encontrar tiempo para alcanzar tus metas

Encuentra el tiempo para alcanzar tus metas

“No tengo tiempo” es la excusa más frecuente que empleamos para no perseguir un sueño. Claro que puedes convertir tu sueño en una meta, simplemente poniéndolo sobre el papel y estableciendo una fecha de entrega. Pero, ¿cómo encontrar el tiempo para dedicarle a tu sueño, ya sea escribir una novela, aprender a hacer punto, correr una maratón, inscribirte en la universidad o hacer yoga? No es… Read More