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Carrie Kerpen does it all, but never at the expense of her health. When we first featured Kerpen in 2015, we were struck by just how relatable she is—even though she is co-founder and CEO of Likeable Media, one of the most prominent social media agencies in the industry. As an

A chance connection triggers a chain reaction. Claire Matern, founder of a cheesemonger's daughter, is a lucky lady! Her business is a food lifestyle company for people who are "still interning at life." Its mission is to empower and encourage users to cook for themselves. Her lucky break was a chance connection with a food blogger. "Luck came in

"Seeing ourselves as self-made leads us to be less generous and public-spirited." Read more about humility and luck on the Atlantic. How do you stay humble as your business grows? Let us know in the comments.

Finding luck and inspiration in the most difficult situations. Heather Roberts, founder of Mom Bomb, found positivity and luck in a trying situation. Roberts' business helps moms in two ways: first by selling bath bombs for relaxation, and second by donating the proceeds to her charity, momBomb.org. Heather found her life turned on its head, and

One (or three!) lucky breaks can jumpstart a new career. Rachel Kessler founded Kessler Communications, a public relations boutique specializing in health, science and wellness. Kessler uses her PR savvy to educate consumers and reporters on the latest pioneering cancer treatments and promote products that help people thrive in all ways. Kessler found

"After an exhaustive search, I found that all financially successful people only have two real things in common: luck and timing." A great read from Forbes! Check out the rest here. Do you believe luck is necessary for financial success? Let us know in the comments!

Rachelle Salnave is Bringing Diversity to the Big Screen Rachelle Salnave, Haitian-American filmmaker, created Black Lounge Films. Her company showcases independent films that explore the Black experience. Screenings are held in Historic Overtown, Miami. Most Inspirational Movie? "I have always loved seeing Black images on the screen. Especially films that explore an authentic perspective keeping

Sabrina Bryan Shares 3 Keys to Success for Women in Film Sabrina Bryan--Actress, Host, Producer, Dancer, Dance Instructor--gets candid with sheBOOM. Who are her on-screen heroes? "Reese Witherspoon has always been a huge role model to me. She was also young when she began in this industry and yes, she always has been

Finding Strong Female Role Models in Male Dominated Fields  This post is brought to sheBOOM by Christine Schmiedeler, a new contributor to sheBOOM and Business Administration student at the University of Michigan. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------- As a young woman who is going into business, I enjoy taking the time to find new inspirational women (usually

Carrie Kerpen does it all, but never at the expense of her health. When we first featured Kerpen in 2015, we were struck by just how

It's time to change that attitude. Being positive and letting go of self blame is hard work, but it's the best long-term investment you can make,

For those that don' know, Galentine's Day is a "holiday" created by the television Parks and Recreation, and it falls on February 13th. Leslie Knope,

Valentines Day is a few short days away and love is in the air. So is commerce. Close to $20 billion is spent on that day of