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Rachel Thompson
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Attended California State University, Sacramento
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At Snowden The Movie premier in Munich tonight with Oliver Stone -- amazing! Great movie to communicate the message of whistleblowers worldwide.

What do you do when the largest government in the world lies to its citizens? You have nowhere to go! http://ow.ly/i/nbvfp
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Unproductive Team? Ask Yourself These 7 Questions http://ow.ly/dofW306L46c by Scott MacDonald, Author via From Bud to Boss
This is a guest post by Scott MacDonald, CEO and author of Saving Investa: How An Ex-Factory Worker Helped Save One of Australia’s Iconic Companies. If your team does not seem to be reaching its potential or achieving its goals, here are some hard questions to ask. Do you have the right talent? Some employees are …
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MacDonald Scholarship connects students with community for long-lasting success http://ow.ly/4CDc3076G3p via Indiana University featuring Scott MacDonald, Author
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5 Lessons For Achieving A Successful Career Without Sacrificing Happiness featuring Scott MacDonald, Author http://ow.ly/Gnc63076FX6 viaEl Sol de la Florida
One bit of conventional wisdom has it that to achieve success people must take a nose-to-grindstone, burn-the-midnight-oil approach. Personal happiness is an afterthought – if it’s a thought at all. But that’s the wrong way to look at things, says Scott MacDonald, a seasoned CEO and author of Saving Investa: How An Ex-Factory Worker Helped …
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How Do I Know the Stats on Your Blog are Wrong? by +Barb Drozdowich http://ow.ly/tEWW307MDkQ via +BadRedhead Media 
You work hard on your website or blog. You are trying to grow your audience. How do you know if what you are doing is working? Stats.
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"The vindication of getting $104M makes me smile. I fought the law, and I won."
~ Brad Birkenfeld, Lucifer's Banker http://ow.ly/vCeS305Tu0V
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BookMarketingBuzzBlog: Interview With SAVING INVESTA Author Scott MacDonald Scott MacDonald, Author http://ow.ly/YMBU306hX05 #business #lifelessons
Saving Investa: How an ex-factory worker helped save one of Australia’s iconic companies 1. What inspired you to write your book? The situation at Investa was so unusual and we used uncommon and perhaps unprecedented...
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Leadership Takeaways From Turnarounds And The Factory Floor http://ow.ly/pj9G306PKcy featuring Scott MacDonald, Author via Forbes
When real estate executive Scott MacDonald was called to Sidney, Australia, to help turn around a failing REIT, he didn’t realize the job would entail a reassessment of the role of leadership.
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Ink Spots: Happy New Year! http://ow.ly/rsQH307LS5X via Scott MacDonald, Author #NewYear #memories
Just as life is a mosaic of happy times and sad times, so is the newspaper business, where we must detail upbeat happenings and heartbreaking tragedies.
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Career #Success and Happiness - The Five Strategies http://ow.ly/eKYO307PqFY by Scott MacDonald, Author via American Spa #business
My article, Five Strategies for Career Success and Happiness as featured on American Spa, a digital magazine written by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs.
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There is only one way to avoid criticism: do nothing, say nothing, and be nothing
~ Aristotle via Lucifer's Banker
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Author, mother, wife, social media consultant, food burner.
Introduction

Rachel Thompson is represented by literary agent Lisa Hagan, and is published byShadowTeamsNYC.

Her first book A Walk In The Snark hit #1 on the Kindle Motherhood list in September, 2011 (do you think they know she talks about sex? Shhh). It’s since become a chart mainstay. #woot! She’s been nominated for Funniest Blog, Best Humor Writer & Redhead Who Makes A Killer Dirty Martini (okay, she made the last one up, but it’s true. Honest).

She released The Mancode: Exposed right after Thanksgiving 2011 and by January, it placed in the Amazon Top 100 Paid!

Her third book, Broken Pieces, is completely different in tone. While still non-fiction, it’s not humor at all. She released it Christmas 2012, and it reached #1 on Women’s Studies and Gender Studieswithin two weeks and garnered almost 55 four and five-star reviews in less than eight weeks (none paid, a service she neither supports nor advocates).

In March 2013, The Midwest Book Review gave Broken Pieces five stars, as did two Top 10 Hall of Fame Amazon reviewers. Summer 2013, Broken Pieces won best nonfiction honorable mention from the San Francisco Book Festival, best nonfiction and women’s studies from the Global eBook Awards and eFestival of books among other awards. In Winter 2013 Broken Pieces hit #1 on Amazon’s Women’s Poetry list and continues to rank highly in other Amazon categories.

Rachel released her fourth book, Broken Places, in January, 2015 (via Booktrope). Within one week, her latest release reached the Top Five in Women’s Poetry and #1 on Amazon’s Hot Releases List. She won Honorable Mentions from both the San Francisco Book Festival in May, 2015 as well as the Los Angeles Book Festival in Memoir and NonFiction.

She courageously confronts the topics of sexual abuse and suicide, love and healing, in her second nonfiction book of prose and poetry (her fourth book overall). Rachel bares her soul in essays, poems and prose, addressing life’s most difficult topics with honesty. As you follow one woman’s journey through the dark and into the light, you will find yourself forever changed.

‘A stellar achievement,’ ~ Tracy Riva (Top Amazon Reviewer, Tracy Riva Reviews) 

In 2011 Rachel founded BadRedheadMedia  where she works with authors; teaching social media, branding, and marketing (skills acquired through eighteen years of successful, award-winning Big Pharma marketing and sales). Connect with her at BadRedheadMedia.com for more about her company.

Advocacy:

Connecting with other survivors of childhood sexual abuse and providing a safe place to discuss our stories has become an unexpected yet vital part of her own recovery. In addition to creating#SexAbuseChat on Twitter (every Tuesday, 6pm pst), Rachel created a secret Facebook group for adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and is humbled to share many of her fellow authors’ stories on her blog.

She’s been on Twitter since 2009 and finds it a wonderful, fascinating platform to connect with readers, establish a fan base, and gain terrific connections and create long-lasting relationships. In October, 2012, Rachel and family moved north to Northern California, closer to family and friends. Well, that and because her family was tired of her burnt food and Rachel’s mom is a great cook. In 2013, Broken Pieces was released for the first time in print, an accomplishment Rachel is very proud of.

Bragging rights
Cooking by osmosis; able to drink coffee in a single bound
Education
  • California State University, Sacramento
    Communication Studies, 1982 - 1986
  • Bella Vista High School
    1978 - 1982
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I want to take a minute to get brutally honest with you all. You want to publish your book? Well, you had better put on your grown-up pants

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I have signed up for this Book Marketing Challenge. I know it's late Sunday evening. But wouldn't it be wonderful to get on track with a mar

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The Bee Talks With... Rachel Thompson
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One woman digs through the ashes for answers.

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Cathleen is a professional in every way. She is honest, friendly, and took care of every detail in a timely manner with regard to my divorce and custody, even going beyond by contacting me after hours and even on her own vacation to insure that I had what I needed going into one particular meeting. Her caring manner and attentive nature will continue to keep me as a client, as well as recommend her for others as well.
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