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Women inspire me every single day. Their tenacity, wit, enthusiasm, power and grace have provided the world with amazing businesses that have transformed industries. Her Success Story is a podcast that allows these impactful and fascinating women to share their success journey with the world. Their triumphs, along with their failures. Their lessons, along with their leadership. And their determination to follow their dreams. Listen in each week as we talk to women in fashion, coaching, corporate, legal and so much more.

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Feb 11, 2019

Leah LakinsLeah Lakins

Writer, Editor

Founder, Fresh Eyes Editorial Services

Leah has produced more than 75 books, including the New York Times
bestsellers, Act Like a Success, Think Like a Success and Jump with
Steve Harvey. Before creating Fresh Eyes Editorial Services, Leah
worked as an editor and writer for several associations in the DC Metro Area including, The Alexander Graham Bell Association, ASCD
(formerly known as the Association for Supervision and Curriculum
Development) and The American Roentgen Ray Society.

Leah is a proud native of Baltimore, Maryland and an even prouder
graduate of two of its finest institutions, Western Senior High School
and Morgan State University. She also earned a Master's degree in
Publishing from The George Washington University.

Now residing in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, Leah is passionate about helping every writer unlock their story and creating books that change the way we think and live.

In this episode, we discuss:

  • working with me on my second book
  • how she chooses her projects and why
  • moving to New York and working with Steve Harvey on her first project
  • saying yes to her dream and how the universe responded
  • how she helps authors set clear boundaries and get to the point
  • staying in the evolution and what that means to her
  • writing tips and why becoming an author is more accessible today
  • mentoring middle schoolers and the joy it brings her
  • the writing workshops she runs for aspiring writers