About Deborah Johnson

DEBORAH JOHNSON, M.A., creator of Hero Mountain® and former president of Los Angeles National Speakers Association, is an international award-winning music artist, author, speaker and National Media Commentator. Deborah provides tools to create your ideal lifestyle and work during the halftime of life, getting unstuck. You can live your second half fulfilled, focused and free! Up for multiple GRAMMY Awards and spending over 20 years in the entertainment industry, she's an expert on how to constantly reinvent yourself in a gig-economy. She is also the recipient of the 2018 Women's Economic Forum Exceptional Women of Excellence Award. Deborah is the author of four books and speaks and performs in both live and virtual events.

Transitioning from Day Jobs to Entrepreneur

2019-12-05T04:46:45-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Boxed Framework Most people in day jobs are working within a given set of guidelines and schedule. I refer to those parameters as a boxed framework that gives you a guide. Your meetings are mostly planned, or you plan them [...]

From Nurse Practioner to Entrepreneur: Four Areas of Focus

2019-11-28T14:14:05-08:00Categories: Goal Setting, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Holiday Dread When does creating holiday memories turn into holiday dread? Stress, conflict, expectations with crammed schedules and exhaustion make happy holidays turn into harried holidays! You plan your family picture and someone doesn’t show up—or they wore the wrong [...]

Creating Holiday Memories, Not Holiday Dread!

2019-11-21T16:06:41-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

Holiday DreadWhen does creating holiday memories turn into holiday dread? Stress, conflict, expectations with crammed schedules and exhaustion make happy holidays turn into harried holidays! You plan your family picture and someone doesn’t show up—or they wore the wrong outfit [...]

When are You Too Old to Start Over?

2019-11-20T09:25:05-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Lessons to be Learned There are a great many lessons learned in business from those with years of experience. Especially when they share valuable nuts and bolts that will save time, resources and emotional energy. When I interviewed Pat Iyer [...]

Six Business Lessons Learned from Real-Life Experience

2019-11-15T09:26:52-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Goal Setting, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Lessons to be LearnedThere are a great many lessons learned in business from those with years of experience. Especially when they share valuable nuts and bolts that will save time, resources and emotional energy. When I interviewed Pat Iyer on [...]

How To Successfully Grow Old Together

2019-11-09T20:44:27-08:00Categories: Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , |

What's it Mean to Grow Old?Looking across at Greg as we said our wedding vows, my thoughts were not on how to successfully grow old together! Rather, my thoughts were on how handsome he was and how glad I was [...]

What to Learn When Things Go Wrong

2019-10-29T19:54:16-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , |

When Things Go WrongWhat to learn when things go wrong --lots! All of us have faced moments when things going wrong many times over. However, when things go wrong in our personal life, in our business and in relationships we [...]

How Will Going Beyond a Technical Approach in Business Help Me?

2019-10-29T19:52:23-08:00Categories: Growth Mindsets, Learning Online, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Technical ApproachWhat does it really mean to go beyond a technical approach in business? I’m going to begin to answer that for you in this article! I love this subject because I get to delve into my nerdy side. I [...]

Article Writing with a Newsletter- Is it Worth it?

2019-10-29T19:56:27-08:00Categories: Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Article WritingAs one who has been article writing with a monthly, then weekly newsletter for almost twenty years, I evaluate from time to time whether it is still worth doing so. Granted, I started out very simple. I listed my [...]