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Bj Gallagher

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About the Author

BJ Gallagher is a sociologist, as well as an inspirational author and speaker. She writes business books that educate and empower, women’s books that enlighten and entertain, and gift books that inspire and inform. Whether her audience is corporate executives, working women, or college students, her message is “The Power of Positive DOING.” She motivates and teaches with empathy, understanding, and more than a little humor.
BJ’s international business best-seller, A Peacock in the Land of Penguins (Berrett-Koehler), has sold over 350,000 copies in 23 languages. Her self-help books include: Why Don’t I Do the Things I Know Are Good for Me? (Berkley) and It’s Never Too Late to be What You Might Have Been (Viva Editions). Her spiritual books include: If God Is Your Co-Pilot, Switch Seats (Hampton Roads) and Being Buddha at Work (Berrett-Koehler).
BJ blogs weekly for Huffington Post and is a blogger as well. She has been featured on CBS Evening News with Bob Schieffer, the Today Show with Matt Lauer, Fox News, PBS, CNN, and other television and radio programs. She is quoted almost weekly in various newspapers, women’s magazines, and websites, including: O the Oprah magazine, Redbook, Woman’s World, New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Wall Street Journal, Christian Science Monitor, Orlando Sentinel, Financial Times (U.K.), Guardian (U.K.),,,,, among others.
In addition to writing books, BJ also conducts seminars and delivers keynotes at conferences and professional meetings across the country. Her corporate clients include: US Veteran’s Administration hospitals, Butterworth Hospital, IBM, Chevron, John Deere Credit Canada, Volkswagen, Farm Credit Services of America, Raytheon, US Department of Interior, Phoenix Newspapers Inc., the American Press Institute, Atlanta Journal Constitution, among others.

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