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Behind The Scenes with Akasha Lin Garnier

Take a Look Behind the Curtain
with Akasha Lin Garnier, Author of Secrets to Shine through the Noise

About Akasha Lin Garnier:

Q. What are your previous occupations?
A. Lifeguard, swim
coach, event planner, freelance writer, filmmaker, smart girl.

Q.
What was your favorite job?
A. I enjoyed being a filmmaker and I believe
authoring more books will be my favorite job.

Q. What Highschool
and/or College did you attend?
A. Derham Hall/University of MN,
Minneapolis/UCLA

Q. Who is your favorite author?
A.
Shakespeare for being timeless; Agatha Christie, Stephen King, Anne Rice,
Gillian Flynn and Sara Paretsky.

Q. Who is your favorite recording
artist or song?
A. The Who, U2, Pearl Jam, Prince and stellar soundtracks.

Q. What is your favorite Movie or TV Show?
A. “Le Fabuleux
Destin d’Amélie Poulain” (AKA “Amelie”) and many more movies; I do not watch
much TV.

Sneak Peak Behind The Scenes

Q. What’s your guilty pleasure?
A. authentic Italian food

Q. Who is your greatest role model?
A. My mom who was the
first one to encourage my writing and my mentor at American Express.  

Q. How do you define success?
A. I define success as 1) Setting
ourselves up for achievable goals. 2) Life evolves. Success is adapting to
change and landing on your feet with a smile.  

Q. What is the
secret to your success?
A. The secret is deciding what you really want,
assessing your personal and professional “noise” and then creating a
plan. I have other secrets for helping you stay on course. Check out my book or
website to learn more.

Q. If you could live anywhere in the world,
where would it be?
A. I enjoy traveling and have snowbird tendencies so
I'd love to live a few places such as Chicago, Marina del Rey/Venice, Maui
and Cannes.

Q. What’s your kryptonite?
A. TV and coach potato
lifestyle.  

Q. What historical figure do you most relate to?

A. Marilyn Monroe for the power of image, branding, beauty and smart girl
chic.

Q. What is your biggest regret?
A. I have worked for
low wages and long hours before I had enough courage to stand up for myself and
walk away.

Q. What do you consider to be your greatest
accomplishment?
A. Becoming a best-selling author, writing my own
screenplay and helping my community/promo partners through charity work will be
my next top accomplishments. Thank you for checking out my sneak peak and other
writing!

Q. What is your best advise to people whom look up to you
and your success?
A. Take time to research your industry and set yourself
up for success by knowing your value; be ready to negotiate and win! More
secrets and navigating tips in “Secrets to Shine through the Noise”
and on my interviews. Thank you! Akasha

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