Leslie Jonath is the founder and creative director of Connected Dots Media in San Francisco. She has over 20 years of experience in book publishing, creative services, and media business development. She is the author of numerous books and also created a cause-related publishing model for nonprofit organizations. Leslie credits her ability to get things done to her gold star system. She regularly gives herself gold stars for wearing matching socks, finding her keys, paying her bills on time, managing not to kill her cat, and writing numerous book proposals. She has received pages of gold stars for having written more than 15 books.