Danielle LaPorte is the outspoken creator of The Desire Map: A Guide to Creating Goals With Soul, author of the bestseller, The Fire Starter Sessions (with Random House/Crown), co-creator of Your Big Beautiful Book Plan, and soon to be publisher of Danielle Magazine. An inspirational speaker, poet, former think tank exec and business strategist, she writes weekly at DanielleLaPorte.com, where over a million visitors have gone for her straight-up advice -- a site that's been deemed "the best place on-line for kick-ass spirituality", and was named one of the "Top 100 Websites for Women" by Forbes.
Danielle has been featured in Elle, Body + Soul, Vogue Australia, Better Homes & Gardens, Globe & Mail, The National Post, The Huffington Post, Entertainment Tonight, USAToday and BusinessWeek.com. She was a news show commentator for CBC, and is a former director of a Washington-DC think tank, where she managed a team of analysts studying global trends for the likes of the Pentagon and the World Bank.
A list of "Top 10 Blogs by Women That Might Change Your Life," describes Danielle LaPorte like this:
"She's confidently contrarian, feminine, decisive, and creative. She combines spirituality with sound business principles. She's been listed, ranked and quoted. At the core of her success is her ability to write. She writes beautifully, lustfully, and poignantly and is quite possibly the most talented and insightful writer publishing on the web. If you haven't experienced DanielleLaPorte.com, you are missing the best of the web."
You can also find Danielle on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, and of course Twitter @daniellelaporte -- which the Huffington Post called one of "12 of The Wisest Twitter Accounts Worth Following".