Shelby Skrhak

Shelby Skrhak
Journalist, podcaster and southpaw Shelby Skrhak is the former director of digital content and social media for Before joining SUCCESS magazine, Shelby launched the weekly suburban newspaper Plano Insider, and covered topics ranging from cops and courts to transportation and fashion. Her handwriting should be a font.

Daniel Pink on Why Time of Day Matters

By Shelby Skrhak | January 11, 2018

Best-selling author and television host Daniel Pink talks with’s Shelby Skrhak about his new book ‘When: The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing.’

Gordon Hartman on the Power of Being Inclusive

By Shelby Skrhak | December 21, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. When Gordon Hartman saw his daughter, Morgan, struggling to socialize at the pool one day, he set out to find a place where she and others with special needs like her could have fun. When he couldn’t find one, he decided to build it for himself. Hartman talks with…


How Jennifer Hyman is Selling Confidence, One Outfit at a Time

By Shelby Skrhak | November 28, 2017

“We are helping women express themselves and feel awesome, and I think that does change the course of your day,” Hyman says. “It does change the ability

Carson Tate on How to Discover Your Personal Productivity Style

By Shelby Skrhak | November 23, 2017

This episode is sponsored by Gusto. The key to productivity, says Work Smarter, Not Harder productivity program creator Carson Tate, is learning to anchor the possibility of this moment in the forefront of your mind. In this information-packed interview, Tate sits down with’s Shelby Skrhak to analyze the four types of productivity personalities. Plus,…

Marilyn Paul on Why You Need a Day of Rest

By Shelby Skrhak | November 16, 2017

This episode is sponsored by FreshBooks. We live in a culture where busyness is mistaken for success. If we’re not moving, we’re not achieving, some seem to think. Our addiction to speed isn’t just hurting our productivity, but our happiness and relationships, too. Marilyn Paul tackles this topic in her new book, An Oasis in…

Seeking the Most Inspiring Entrepreneurs Under Age 30

By Shelby Skrhak | November 3, 2017

How many times have you told yourself you’re not confident enough, not well-spoken enough, not charismatic enough? How many times have you convinced yourself you’re too young, too late, too average? How many times have you used one of these excuses to justify why your entrepreneurial dream hasn’t taken off? Stop. Now. Maybe in the…

Jennifer Hyman on Taking Risks for Something You Believe In

By Shelby Skrhak | October 26, 2017

This episode is sponsored by FreshBooks. Jennifer Hyman, co-founder and CEO of Rent the Runway, will admit they’re not curing cancer at their fashion technology company, but they are disrupting one of the last places in our homes that hasn’t evolved—our closet. But disruption isn’t easy, and Hyman has many long hours, hard work, disappointments and…


Meet Your Biggest Goals With the Power of Uncertainty

By Shelby Skrhak | October 22, 2017

The beyond scary, jaw-dropping goals are usually what leads us to do extraordinary things, Braun says. So oddly enough, a bit of unreasonableness…

Anne Grady on Building Resilience Through Gratitude

By Shelby Skrhak | October 12, 2017

“When life gets tough, the tough get going,” as the saying goes. But what does that really look like? For Anne Grady, author and popular TEDx speaker, that meant building resilience as a single mother while her son with mental illness was constantly in and out of hospitals and specialists’ offices. Grady and’s Shelby Skrhak discuss how building resiliency feels like weakness when you’re in the middle of struggles. Plus, learn how to identify your fight-or-flight emotions so you know how to manage them when they appear.

Amy Blankson on Staying Grounded in a Digital Era

By Shelby Skrhak | October 5, 2017

Technology has simultaneously simplified and complicated our lives. Amy Blankson, co-founder of Goodthink Inc. and best-selling author, says that doesn’t mean we should all venture back to a pre-smartphone era; it’s unrealistic. Although a digital detox can be a nice reminder, it’s not a long-term solution for those looking to build balance. In this interview with’s Shelby Skrhak, Blankson offers tangible ways to stay grounded in the digital era.