Lisa Nichols is the New York Times bestselling author of No Matter What! (April 2009), and a recurring motivational speaking coach on The Steve Harvey Show and the Today show. Nichols is one of only two African American female founders to take her own company, Motivating the Masses, Inc., public. Nichols coauthored Jack Canfield's Chicken Soup for the African American Soul (2004), as well as Chicken Soup for the African American Woman's Soul (2012). A featured teacher in the self-help movie The Secret, Nichols teaches, coaches, and lives a collection of life principles, beliefs, and habits that inspire people to live better, fuller, richer lives. She lives in California. Janet Switzer is the New York Times bestselling coauthor of The Success Principles with Jack Canfield, co-creator of the phenomenal Chicken Soup for the Soul franchise. She has also developed successful campaigns in media, direct mail, and specialty marketing for many of the most renowned celebrity entrepreneurs in the world.