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 Foundation

By Shelby | July 12, 2016

A Letter From the Founder SUCCESS for Teens was first introduced in 2008 to bring a positive message about character development and the importance of the decisions made in life to an audience of teens through public and private schools and many non-profit organizations throughout the United States and around the world. We are proud…

How do I write for SUCCESS magazine or

By Shelby | January 19, 2016

Freelance writers may send detailed pitches to, along with clips from previously published work. Submissions specifically for should be sent to 

Sponsored Content

By Shelby | September 29, 2015

Sandra Zoratti

By Shelby | September 29, 2015

Shelley Levitt

By Shelby | September 27, 2015

Richard and Linda Eyre

By Shelby | September 26, 2015

Linda and Richard Eyre are speakers and authors on topics of parenting and life balance. Their book, Teaching Your Children Values was the first parenting book in 50 years to reach No. 1 on the New York Times best-seller list. They are frequent guests on national shows such as CBS Early Show, Today, and Good Morning…

John C. Maxwell

By Shelby | September 26, 2015

John C. Maxwell, an internationally respected leadership expert, speaker, and author who has sold more than 18 million books, has been named an inaugural SUCCESS Ambassador. Dr. Maxwell is the founder of EQUIP, a non-profit organization that has trained more than 5 million leaders in 126 countries worldwide. A New York Times, Wall Street Journal and BusinessWeek;…

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.

Deana Nall

By Shelby | December 20, 2013