Tamela M. Rich

From Charlotte, NC, Tamela writes books, articles, speeches and presentations for business professionals. From "the road" she writes about the people, places and experiences she discovers and the life lessons she learns from them. Invite her to share some of her lessons from the road at your next event!

Charlotte’s “Luna Rising,” Here I come with “Mindful Minimalism”

My motorcycle, packed for six weeks

I'm looking forward to facilitating a thoughtful conversation about the "stuff" we think we "need" to lead meaningful lives.

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Write Your Book, Even if You Flunked English Class


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The “Live Full Throttle Companion Guide” is READY!

The Three Fates form the basis of the additional exercises in The Full Throttle Companion Guide

A year ago Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons From Friends Who Faced Cancer made its debut and has since won two national book awards.  When you said "It's too pretty to write in" I decided to write a Companion Guide to the book and publish it in black and white  -- that should  remove any obstacle to working through the exercises that follow each chapter.

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It’s time to “Kickstart Your Business Book”


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Live Full Throttle Wins TWO, count ’em TWO National Book Awards!

A year ago I published Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons From Friends Who Faced Cancer, and now it's won two national book awards!

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Announcing Keynotes for Business, Professional and Community Groups

Yes, that's me speaking at the International Motorcycle Show in Charlotte NC

If you’re in charge of hiring the right keynote speaker or workshop facilitator, your task is more art than science, which makes it tricky. Whether your organization wants to be inspired, challenged or entertained, I have plenty of material for keynotes, workshops, luncheons, and after-dinner speeches.

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Workshop: Is 2013 the Year of YOUR Book?

Wall to wall books in several rooms


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Announcing Keynote Speeches and Workshops for Healthcare Events

Need a speaker or panelist for your next conference, workshop or consortium? I offer a refreshing layperson's perspective that's rooted in my experience and uses the stories in my book, Live Full Throttle: Life Lessons From Friends Who Faced Cancer.

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Writing a Book with Aaron Katsman for McGraw-Hill

Aaron Katsman, author of The GPS Retirement: Navigate Your Way to Financial Security by Investing Globally

People ask me about my "Goldilocks Chapter" method of ghostwriting and how it has worked out for clients who want a book contract.

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Speaking and Signing Books at Rally in the Gorge 2012

Rowena Overlook of the Columbia River Gorge

Right after wrapping up at the AMA's International Women in Motorcycling Conference I'll head to Stevenson, Oregon for the 10th Annual Rally in the Gorge. I've got to make time from Nevada to Oregon because I'm presenting on the first morning of the rally with my friend and motorcycle tour operator Karen Thomson.

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