Journalist, podcaster and southpaw Shelby Skrhak is the director of digital content and social media for She's co-host of the SUCCESS Insider and SUCCESS Talks podcasts. 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.

SUCCESS Live Brings the Timeless Lessons of SUCCESS Magazine to Life with Second Public Event

By Shelby | June 16, 2017

LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (June 16, 2017)—SUCCESS Live, an extension of the SUCCESS brand, brings together top speakers in personal development for two action-packed days of learning and growing on September 8-9, 2017. The powerful lineup includes such thought leaders as Scooter Braun, Mel Robbins, Brendon Burchard, Tom Bilyeu, Chalene Johnson, Keith Ferrazzi, Peter Diamandis and…

Ep. 52: Tips for Boosting Your Confidence

By Shelby | February 28, 2017

Confidence is the theme for SUCCESS magazine this month, so we are talking about why it’s important to speak up for yourself and how you can stand your ground no matter the situation. First up, Shelby and Josh take a beating from internet commenters and live to tell the tale. Then we hear from Christy Wright,…

Ep. 31: The 5 Most Common Strengths

By Shelby | October 3, 2016

   Is it better to work on your strengths or weaknesses? Josh and Shelby debate that topic in this week’s episode as they dive into Gallup’s StrengthsFinder Assessment, a test of personal talent that identifies areas where your greatest potential for building strengths exists. Based on a 40-year study of human strengths, Gallup created a list of the…

Tala Raassi on Freedom Through Fashion

By Shelby | September 22, 2016

Courage comes in many forms. For Tala Raassi, Iranian-American designer and founder of a women’s fashion line, it came in the form of a miniskirt and high heels in conservative Iran. 

Ep. 27: 15 Ways to Ask for What You Want

By Shelby | September 6, 2016

On this episode Shelby and Josh share proven strategies to ask for what you want and a formula for asking for things in a SMART way. Plus we hear from SUCCESS Leadership Editor John Addison.

Introducing SUCCESS in Seconds

By Shelby | August 19, 2016

This week we’re introducing SUCCESS in Seconds — 60 seconds of inspiration from the hosts of SUCCESS Insider. This new weekly mini-episode gives you bite-sized tips and ideas to take action, and motivational quotes to inspire you. Find it in your Insider podcast feed on iTunesStitcher, Soundcloud or other podcast app. Here’s the first episode:

Ask the SUCCESS Magazine Columnists Anything

By Shelby | April 22, 2015

The late Jim Rohn once said, “You cannot succeed by yourself. It’s hard to find a rich hermit.” Everyone needs a coach, a mentor or just a friend to go to for advice. Thankfully, there are coaches for everything now: business coaches, career coaches, life coaches… the list goes on. This September, SUCCESS will have an entire…

Introducing SUCCESS Partners’ College Recruit Program

By Shelby | April 16, 2015

Introducing the SUCCESS Partners College Recruit Program. Exclusively for May 2015 college grads, this unique career program identifies outstanding graduates in accounting, marketing, journalism and more to join our organization.