Author: Lea Woodford

Sean Dowdell of Club Tattoo Talks Business

I recently caught up with Sean Dowdell, founder of Club Tattoo and had the chance to read his new book Tattooed Millionaire: Building the Club Tattoo Empire. This is fun, fast, must-read for entrepreneurs.  I read his book in two days. It is an inspirational autobiography of Sean Dowdell.  This book will appeal to audiences who enjoy the rock and roll lifestyle, tattoos, piercings but also small business owners and entrepreneurs. Sean Dowdell grew up in a lower middle class family in Phoenix, Arizona and as a result he worked at restaurants to help contribute to the family. He later...

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C-SuiteTV – Divorcing Your Business Partner with Celebrity Judge, Lynn Toler

Running a business is challenging enough but a divorce between married business partners could mean game over.  Join us on C-Suite as Lea Woodford of and SmartFem TV talks with celebrity Judge, Lynn Toler, of the Hit TV Show Divorce Court.  Watch as Judge Lynn Toler gives strategies to keep your company intact even though your marriage may be disintegrating.  Judge Lynn Toler describes how to keep your money and your emotions separated.  Be sure to watch this entertaining and informative interview on C-Suite TV even if you’re not married to your business partner. Lea Woodford, founder and CEO...

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Celebrating Life at the International Women’s Conference

On May 4 through the 7, the International Women’s Summit held their Celebrate Your Life conference at the Sheraton Grand Hotel in downtown Phoenix. Marianne Williamson, author of “Women’s Worth,” kicked off the day followed by some amazing speakers including Erin Brockovich, consumer advocate, Elizabeth Gilbert, author of “Eat, Pray, Love,” Sheri Salata, former president of the Oprah Winfrey Network, and Lisa Ling, host of CNN’s “This is Life.” Lisa Ling shared a number of stories including experiences in the trenches from war-torn countries, discussing everything from children with automatic weapons to the growing problem of human trafficking. She also...

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Are We Making America Great Again?

I never started SmartFem magazine with the intentions of it becoming a political magazine. The intention has always been to educate, empower and inspire women, and it seems that mission is more critical than ever. In my eyes, our country is becoming divided. For me, it’s not a Republican or a Democrat issue, but a human rights issue. Women in the US represent the largest consumer group. We make the majority of the purchasing decisions, everything from groceries to healthcare. Because of this, we have a voice in how the new legislation affects us and our families. I believe...

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How you can benefit from bioidentical hormone replacement therapy

It seems that hormonal imbalance is always associated with women and menopause, but there are so many other factors that are involved.  Almost everyone over the age of 40, and some in their 30s, begin to experience health issues related to hormone imbalance. After decades of stress, environmental and dietary toxins we begin to see a decline in our hormones.  I recently hit a wall and began to feel fatigued, experiencing insomnia, and noticing some weight gain so I decided to see Dr. Keith Chambers, my naturopath at Chambers Clinic.   My treatment incorporated a very comprehensive lab test and...

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Shark Tank’s Daymond John Creates Blueprint to Success

Daymond John is affectionately known as the People’s Shark of ABC’s hit show, “Shark Tank.” was fortunate enough to meet John last year in Phoenix while covering his book signing for his new book, “The Power of Broke.” And recently in New York John was the special guest of C-Suite’s Jeffrey Hayzlett, where he talked about the Hero Club and his new endeavor, Blueprint & Co. Blueprint & Co. is a co-working environment in Manhattan with contemporary, open workspaces for established and up-and-coming influencers, executives and corporations created by John himself. The purpose of Blueprint & Co. is...

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