Lydia Sweatt is the web producer for She recently earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Texas at Arlington and is a Dallas native. She enjoys painting, a hefty taco and discovering new music.

Michael Manning

By lsweatt | January 12, 2018

Michael Manning, president at Rocksauce Studios, joined the team to bring her considerable marketing, analytical and relationship skills to the team. As president, she leads the charge on invigorating the company’s loyalty, happiness and customer engagement from within.

Chris Westfall

By lsweatt | January 11, 2018

Chris Westfall is the U.S. National Elevator Pitch champion. His strategies have helped raise over $50 million for new business ventures worldwide. His next book, Leadership Language, will be released in 2018. More at or on Twitter and YouTube @westfallonline.

Hugh Murphy

By lsweatt | January 11, 2018

Hugh Murphy is the product marketing and development manager for SUCCESS. A veteran magazine marketing staffer, he spent nearly 16 years with Beckett sports collectibles publications before signing on with SUCCESS in 2007. He finds great joy in time spent with family, friends and a good book.  

Jordan Harbinger

By lsweatt | December 21, 2017

Harbinger hosts The Art of Charm podcast. You can reach him on Twitter.

Shawn Freeman

By lsweatt | December 19, 2017

Shawn Freeman is an entrepreneur and founder of TWT Group Inc., an IT services company in Calgary, Canada. He founded the company to make IT simple instead of infuriating, believing it should be the easiest part of anyone’s day. TWT has seen significant growth since its inception and is now serving more than 100 clients.…

John Hall

By lsweatt | December 18, 2017

John Hall is the CEO and co-founder of Influence & Co. Influence & Co. helps companies position key individuals as industry influencers and thought leaders. They focus on creating high-quality content, coming from their clients, that reaches their target audience online. His clients range from startups to fast-growing companies on the Inc. 500 to Fortune…

Gila Kurtz

By lsweatt | December 18, 2017

Gila Kurtz is a serial entrepreneur who found her deepest passion in working with dogs and their people. She is the co-founder and co-owner of Dog Is Good, a lifestyle brand for dog lovers. The company creates products to celebrate and “share the unique joy one feels living life with Dog.” Gila is the best-selling…

Lauren Cannon

By lsweatt | December 18, 2017

Lauren Cannon is the director of commerce for SUCCESS. She is a graduate from the University of Oklahoma, where she majored in Journalism. When she’s not working she can be found in the kitchen baking sweet treats or hosting dance parties with her nieces. 

Kassandra Rose

By lsweatt | December 14, 2017

Kassandra Rose founded Rent My Way in 2014. Based in Seattle, Rent My Way serves as a rental relationship management tool for landlords, property managers, and renters that assists in matching inventory to client needs and manages their experiences with transparency for all parties. Beyond owning and operating Rent My Way, Rose also owns and operates RentLucky Property…

Jan Johnston Osburn

By lsweatt | December 14, 2017

Jan Johnston Osburn is an organizational consultant and certified executive coach. After spending years as a Global Talent Acquisition professional, she realized how frequently people limit their life simply because they lack belief in their abilities. She’s made it her mission to help people kick-start their personal revolution. Her first book, Dream Big or Go…