Author Archive for: Maria Ross
Storytelling is an art, but Maria Ross has it down to a science. As a consultant, writer and speaker, she is chief brand strategist and creator of Red Slice, a digital elixir of stories and strategies to boost your business, your brand and your brain. She revels in helping solopreneurs and leading-edge small to mid-sized companies translate captivating stories into irresistible brands.
Proving that cash flow and creativity are not mutually exclusive, Maria is the author of two books, including her just released humorous and heartfelt memoir Rebooting My Brain: How a Freak Aneurysm Reframed My Life. A dynamic speaker, she is highly sought-after to present business and inspirational keynotes and has appeared on MSNBC, NPR and in Entrepreneur, The LA Times, Seattle Business and Columbus CEO.
Maria lives with her husband and their quirky Black Lab mix in Seattle, Washington but will soon be moving back to the San Francisco Bay Area.
For more information, please visit red-slice.com.
Entries by Maria Ross
In 2008, I was like most dynamic women: running on life’s treadmill, overbooking myself, pursuing all my passions at once. Ha. Trying to “live my best life” almost stole it from me. I almost died from a brain aneurysm. It turned out to be a gift: The hectic pace of my life finally caught up and it was time to make a change. My recovery was amazing, according to doctors. So what did I learn? Focus. You need to start playing the record of your life at your speed, rather than letting it play you. Stress and change played a major… Read more.
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How do you feel about getting more out of life than you currently do? Can I ask you if you’ve found it harder than you thought it would be to achieve all you’ve wanted in life? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was a simple way you could learn to think that made it easier to succeed and get what you want, than it was to struggle and eventually fail… Can you imagine it being easier to succeed than to fail? Too good to be true isn’t it? Well not if the way it’s taught is completely different to anything else you’ve tried before… Please don’t misunderstand me, the techniques you are about to learn are similar, maybe even the same. But what’s different is the way it is taught and the way you learn. If you’d like to try ‘something very different’ for yourself… Check out for free the first five chapters of my friend Andy Shaw’s book