Jamie Friedlander

Jamie Friedlander
Jamie Friedlander is a freelance writer based in Chicago and the former features editor of SUCCESS magazine. Her work has been published in The Cut, VICE, Inc., The Chicago Tribune and Business Insider, among other publications. When she's not writing, she can usually be found drinking matcha tea into excess, traveling somewhere new with her husband or surfing Etsy late into the night.

New Thought Leader: Brendon Burchard

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Scott Bedgood and Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

“Did I live? Did I love? Did I matter?” This phrase would eventually become part of his life motto and a key piece of everything he would do in the future.

Rachel Cruze

New Thought Leader: Rachel Cruze

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Jamie Friedlander and Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Rachel Cruze says that people fall into the trap of seeing financial troubles as hopeless, and she wants to reinsert hope back into their lives.

New Thought Leader: Prince Ea

By Jonny Auping, Scott Bedgood, Cecilia Meis and Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

His given name is Richard Williams, but you probably know the filmmaker, poet, motivational speaker and activist from St. Louis as Prince Ea. You’ve probably seen one of his videos circling social media without realizing it. His content goes viral frequently. His most-watched video on YouTube was uploaded five years ago. It’s a three-and-a-half minute…

New Thought Leader: Tim Ferriss

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis and Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

What started with the massively popular 2007 best-seller The 4 Hour Workweek has turned Tim Ferriss from a relatively unknown entrepreneur into a media mogul.

New Thought Leader: Marie Forleo

By Jamie Friedlander, Scott Bedgood, Jonny Auping and Cecilia Meis | February 4, 2020

Marie Forleo’s ultimate goal boils down to one simple concept: She wants to help people live extraordinary lives.

Rachel Hollis

New Thought Leader: Rachel Hollis

By Scott Bedgood, Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis and Jamie Friedlander | February 4, 2020

Rachel Hollis’s grand entry into the personal development world started in 2018 with No. 1 New York Times best-seller, Girl, Wash Your Face and 2019 follow-up Girl, Stop Apologizing, but she’s been in the business of self-growth far longer.

Lewis Howes

New Thought Leader: Lewis Howes

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis and Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

A former professional football player and current high-performance athlete, 36-year-old Lewis Howes has truly carved a niche for himself in the world of personal development, using his expertise in sports to inform his teachings.

New Thought Leader: Trent Shelton

By Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis, Jamie Friedlander and Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Of all the things that don’t go particularly far on a résumé, running fast and catching footballs are skills that qualify you for one specific job. For Trent Shelton, fizzling out of the NFL in 2009 after three years of limited opportunities was some combination of humiliating and terrifying.

New Thought Leader: Jay Shetty

By Jamie Friedlander, Jonny Auping, Cecilia Meis and Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

The search for wisdom and knowledge is no longer a solitary pursuit left to scholars or monks; it’s a global conversation, and Jay Shetty—a former monk, as it so happens—wants you to be just as much a part of it as he is.

Gary Vaynerchuk

New Thought Leader: Gary Vaynerchuk

By Jonny Auping, Jamie Friedlander, Cecilia Meis and Scott Bedgood | February 4, 2020

Known by many simply as “Gary Vee,” Gary Vaynerchuk, 44, has used his decades-long impact to motivate millions of people.