Cheryl Richardson, author of The New York Times" bestselling books Take Time for Your Life, "ISBN: 0767902076, Life Makeovers," ISBN: 0767906632, and Stand Up For Your Life," ISBN: 074322650X, supports busy people in achieving professional success without compromising their quality of life. She was the first president of the International Coach Federation and holds one of their first Master Certified Coach credentials. She is also the recipient of the 2000 Motivational Book Award for Life Makeovers" from Books for a Better Life, which honors the year s most outstanding books and magazines in the self-improvement genre. As a professional speaker, Cheryl has designed and presented programs to universities, Fortune 500 companies, educational conferences, and professional associations. Her work has been covered widely in the media, including Oprah, The Today Show, CBS This Morning, "the New York Times, Good Housekeeping, Health Magazine, New Age Magazine, Publisher s Weekly, " and a cover story in the Boston Sunday Globe Magazine." "