Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants
Entrepreneurial Secrets for Creating Your Dream Business and Brand
by Dr. Shellie Hipsky
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Pub Date 14 Jul 2020 | Archive Date 02 May 2020
PR by the Book, Morgan James Publishing
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Dr. Shellie’s Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants helps you start building your authentic brand and successful company!
Dr. Shellie Hipsky’s daughter noted that her mom no longer wore power suits daily for work. As a successful motivational media company’s CEO and the nonprofit leader of The Global Sisterhood, Dr. Shellie helps inspire and empower the women of the world. Her daughter Alyssa stated she was always wearing either, “ball gowns for charity events or running around in yoga pants with her kids making deals on the phone.”
This practical book takes you step by step from vision to startup and beyond as Dr. Shellie describes her rise from tenured professor to becoming an award-winning “Best Business Woman” and “Entrepreneur of the Year” whose company has grown massively in impact and revenue.
If you have ever dreamed of leaving your 9-to-5 or you want to get back into the workforce as a powerful mom and entrepreneur, then listen as Dr. Shellie gives you her proven secrets to success, as well as the stories of other entrepreneurs who started out with a powerful vision and drive.
You will be living your perfect brand in no time. This is not a fairytale… It is your real life. No matter what you choose to wear, get on the path to business success with Dr. Shellie!
A Note From the Publisher
Dr. Shellie’s step-by-step guidance and proven track record helps you start building your authentic brand and successful company!
“Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants is a must-read for any aspiring or established business owner. Running a company is not for the faint of heart. You must have a passion for your work. Author Dr. Shellie Hipsky not only helps guide you to turn that passion into a business, but she also gives you the steps needed to make sure your enterprise is successful!”
—Allison Maslan, CEO of Pinnacle Global Network and Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author of Scale or Fail: How to Build Your Dream Team, Explode Your Growth and Let Your Business Soar
“Open the cover of this book only if you are prepared to open your mind and your heart to the work of manifesting your greatest potential to live your best life! In this highly entertaining and deeply engaging book, Dr. Shellie takes the reader on a guided journey from their WHY to their HOW by sharing her own story, woven among insights shared by a multitude of successful entrepreneurs and leaders. If you are ready to be inspired, and to do the work you were born to do, turn the first page of this book and begin.”
—Judy Safern, President of Leading Thinkers
“Gain insight on how to speak your truth and stand in your power. Current and future entrepreneurs will learn tips and techniques to help them stay grounded, focused, and centered through the peaks and valleys of building a business while maintaining your sanity and confidence.”
—Lucinda Cross, President of Activate World Wide, Inc.
“Entrepreneurship is a journey, and it is never a straight path, but instead, it is filled with many forks in the road. However, Dr. Shellie is sharing her years of experiences to help others have a smoother journey. I would highly recommend entrepreneurs and small business owners take full advantage and, most importantly, LISTEN & LEARN as Dr. Shellie has provided you the guidebook—Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants. Get your pen ready as you will want to take copious notes!”
—Debbie Saviano, Founder of Women’s Leadership LIVE
“Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants: Entrepreneurial Secrets to Creating Your Dream Business and Brand is more than a business book of training tips. Dr. Shellie Hipsky brings her readers into her inner-circle and includes them in her journey. She shares her vulnerabilities and allows them to know her. She asks thought- provoking questions that make her readers pause and get to know themselves. Most importantly, Dr. Shellie redefines the term ‘female entrepreneur’ so women everywhere feel that they too can create a business from the ground up, no matter who they are, how many hats they wear or how little business experience they’ve had. In short, Shellie helps her readers realize that they matter and that they have value and skills to offer the world—that realization is priceless.”
—Haseena Patel, Author; International speaker; Cofounder and Executive Director of LNGB International, based in South Africa
“As a new entrepreneur, Dr. Shellie’s Balls Gowns to Yoga Pants is the book that I will carry with me throughout the year. The stories, applications, and gems dropped serve as an inspiring blueprint. Whether you’re starting a new business, refining your current business, or have a desire to better navigate your personal and professional journeys, this book is your ultimate guide.”
—Dr. Atiya Abdelmalik, Community Engagement Practitioner of HCD Consulting, LLC
“If you are starting a business or thinking about starting one, you MUST read this book! In Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants, Dr. Shellie shares her entrepreneurial journey and the lessons she learned along the way. Throughout the book, she stops and poses questions designed to make you think about your business. She talks about very practical, fundamental issues that every business owner should consider in the early stages. The problem is that we don’t know that we should be thinking about these things! Thanks, Dr. Shellie, for creating a book that will help business owners avoid the mistakes we made early in our journey!”
—Meg Huwar, Principal, Brand Accelerator Podcaster, Marketing Monday’s with Meg
“I was blown away by all the powerful strategies that Dr. Shellie revealed! With all the insider tips and action steps that connect you to your mission and vision, it will propel your business to new heights and to all the outcomes you desire! This step-by- step roadmap will lead you to and through the transformation that you’ve been waiting for!”
—Donna Palamar, International Empowerment & Lifestyle Coach, WOmentum BuildHERs
“Dr. Shellie engages the reader with questions that prompt us to consider those inquiries with thoughtful authenticity. Insight from experts, punctuated by her own accounts, and then followed by interactive and conversational prompts. This flow and method allow for a beautiful introspection that I find both pleasurable and valuable.”
—Kym Gable, TV News Anchor/Reporter of KDKA-TV and Vision and Voice
“In her much anticipated 13th book, Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants, Dr. Shellie slashes through the intimidation of entrepreneurship with her razor-sharp stilettos and one-of-a-kind storytelling, making you feel like you are sitting with her in your living room, sharing a cup of coffee and conversation while conquering the world. BGYP is enticing and honest and leaves the audience feeling capable. Build your life on your terms by starting on page 1 with Dr. Shellie, and don’t look back.”
—Anna Compton, Film/Entertainment Publicist of Ovation PR and Advertising
“This book not only inspires you to think bigger and go after your dreams. It also helps you believe that it’s truly possible for you to reach your goals no matter how big they are. Dr. Shellie Hipsky shares a very practical step-by-step framework to allow you to start taking massive inspired action toward your goals! This book is a must for you if you’re ready to follow your dream of becoming an inspired and successful entrepreneur.”
—Megan Tull, Owner of Silverlining Concepts, LLC
“Forget about writing a business plan...First, grab yourself a copy of Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants: Entrepreneurial Secrets to Creating Your Dream Business and Brand! Dr. Shellie shares the inspiration, experience and practical steps to inspire you to take that big leap to grow your business, confidence, and influence in the marketplace. This brilliant book is a joy to read, filled with inspiring stories and the probing questions and practical advice that set you up for success!”
—Laurean Kile, Founder & Visionary of Launch Collective Expo, LLC
“Looking to start your dream business? Dr. Shellie Hipsky provides both practical and inspiring advice for how to start your own entrepreneurial business, whether that’s a side hustle or your main thing. This book is about pursuing dreams, while simultaneously dealing with real life. Dr. Hipsky shares success strategies from her personal life experiences, as well as strategies from other highly successful business owners. So, step out of that ball gown, slip into your comfiest yoga pants, and curl up in your favorite chair to read Ball Gowns to Yoga Pants: Success Secrets for Creating your Dream Business and Brand. It will change your life!”—Laurie Crookell, CEO of Learning for Life
* Author is CEO of Inspiring Lives International and Editor-In-Chief of Inspiring Lives Magazine
* Host of Inspiring Lives TV
* Dr. Shellie has published 11 books
* The author is working with Top Tier PR firm, PRBytheBook for publicity campaign
* Virtual book tour will include focus on women's issues and celebratory dates- plans in progress
* Publishers Weekly to publish a Q&A with Dr. Shellie in May
* Success Magazine is considering for feature story
* Is published on today.com and forbes.com among other impressive media outlets