Author and Business Expert Kate Crowley Smith Hits Amazon Best-Seller List With “Against The Grain”

Kate Crowley Smith recently hit five best-seller lists with the new book, “Against The Grain.”

Orlando, Fla. – October 17, 2013 – Author Kate Crowley Smith recently joined a select group of the world’s leading experts, along with noted business development expert, best-selling author and speaker, Brian Tracy, to co-author the book titled, Against The Grain: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal How They Achieved Positive Results in a Down Economy! The book was released on September 5th, 2013 by CelebrityPress™ – a leading business book publisher.

Against The Grain showcases a group of Celebrity Experts® including entrepreneurs, mentors and coaches who have survived and thrived in the midst of the constantly changing marketplace – going Against The Grain. To the reader who wants to enjoy success, these Celebrity Experts® share with them proven ways to move forward with their plans and the mindset required to do it.

Kate Crowley Smith contributed a chapter titled “How to Grow Business Kids Against The Grain.” Her chapter was a winner of the Editor’s Choice Awards.

On the day of release, Against The Grain: The World’s Leading Experts Reveal How They Achieved Positive Results in a Down Economy! achieved best-seller status in five categories.  The book reached best-seller status in the following categories: “Direct Marketing,” “Marketing,” “Entrepreneurship,” “Marketing and Sales” and “Personal Finance.”

Kate is a single mother, who has successfully survived, re-established her family and raised two entrepreneurial children aged 22 and 19, following a turbulent marriage breakdown due to domestic violence and compulsive gambling. The rebuild was achieved through persistence, determination and a strong work ethic as well as and staying gainfully employed by using her background in Nursing, Health Promotion, Injury Prevention and Patient Safety and Quality. As a Manager, she has experience in leading both work and volunteer teams, in organizational change and project management.

Kate is co-author of falls prevention good practice guidelines, toolkits, checklists and journal articles and she has been accepted to speak or is often invited to present at conferences on this topic. She has been awarded the RoadWise White Ribbon Award for excellence in road safety initiatives and the Bishop Fox Trophy for all–round excellence in Year 12, the Highest Honor the College Confers.

Growing up Kate was involved in her families businesses and she has supported her children into their franchises. Now having launched her two children, Kate is developing the next chapter of her life; she is growing her Arbonne and Nucerity skincare network marketing businesses to build residual income. This will fund her future plans to help others who have lived through domestic violence and compulsive gambling to rebuild successful lives.

One of the key steps to rebuilding is managing your money well. Kate has achieved this through the weekly/fortnightly habit of budgeting.

After such a successful release, Kate Crowley Smith will be recognized by The National Academy of Best-Selling Authors™, an organization that honors authors from many of the leading independent best-seller lists.

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The royalties from this project will be given to Entrepreneur’s International Foundation, a not for profit organization dedicated to creating unique launch campaigns to raise money and awareness for charitable causes.

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Celebrity Press™ is a business book publisher that publishes books from thought leaders around the world. Celebrity Press™ specializes in helping its authors grow their businesses through book publishing. Celebrity Press™ has published books alongside Brian Tracy, Dr. Ivan Misner, Ron Legrand, Mari Smith, Kelly O’Neil, Alexis Martin Neely and many of the biggest experts across diverse fields.

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