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.

Two Most Important Speeches I ever Gave: Eulogy

2020-01-14T15:43:30-08:00Categories: Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Eulogy for Both my ParentsThe two most important speeches I ever gave was the eulogy for both my parents. Before you quit reading this as you think it will be depressing, stay with me. In my background as a professional [...]

What Does it Mean to Enlarge my Territory or Expand my Borders?

2020-01-09T05:02:28-08:00Categories: Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , , |

A Far-Off Dream? What do you think of when you hear the words enlarge my territory or expand my borders? Enlarge my territory used to be a far-off dream for many, not thinking it was really possible as even traveling [...]

New Year, New Goals: Where will You Be Next Year?

2020-01-03T05:13:50-08:00Categories: Goal Setting, Growth Mindsets, Tools for Life|Tags: , , , , , |

Closing out a Year As we close out this year, do you have any idea where you’ll be next year? A train that is chugging uphill not making any progress at all, even slipping back down the hill, quickly becomes [...]

Two Generations of Homeschool Parents

2019-12-26T20:30:35-08:00Categories: Goal Setting, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , |

A Growing Trend The definition of homeschooling is the education of children at home by their parents, thus known as homeschool parents. As this trend is not going away anytime soon with over 2.5 million homeschool students grades K-12 and is [...]

Let’s Celebrate Life All Year

2020-01-04T17:01:56-08:00Categories: Get Unstuck, Tools for Life, Work Life Balance|Tags: , , , , , |

Celebrations: Make them Meaningful and Motivational Celebrations can be a meaningful and uplifting part of life, so let’s celebrate all year! Creating small celebrations on a regular basis make the larger celebrations easier as the act of celebrating becomes a [...]

Crystals or Crystallized Intelligence-How they Relate to Job Skills

2019-12-13T14:28:05-08:00Categories: 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 [...]

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

2020-01-04T17:21:45-08:00Categories: 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 [...]