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Episode from the podcastDealQuest Podcast with Corey Kupfer

Episode 53: Publishing Deals and Your Calling, with Rha Goddess

Released Wednesday, 22nd January 2020
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Rha Goddess is the entrepreneurial soul coach behind hundreds of breakthrough changemakers, cultural visionaries and social entrepreneurs. From multiple NY Times Bestsellers to multi-million dollar social enterprises, Rha’s unique methodology has empowered a new generation of conscious entrepreneurs to stay true, get paid, and do good. From the onset of her more than 30-year career as a cultural innovator, social impact strategist and creative change agent, Rha has drawn on the power of creativity, culture and community to move hearts, minds, and policy. Rha’s work has focused on issues of racial justice and equality, electoral politics, offender aid, and restoration, mental health and youth and women’s empowerment and contributed to initiatives that have impacted millions of lives. Her work has been featured in Time Magazine, Ms. Magazine, Variety, Essence, the Source, Redbook, Forbes, Fast Company and the Chicago Tribune, among others.
In 2014, Rha was chosen as a Top 10 Game Changer by Muses & Visionaries Magazine. In 2017 Rha was chosen as one of 50 Founders to watch by Essence Magazine. Additional awards and honors include Meet The Composer, the NPN Creative Fund, a semi-finalist for Do Something’s Brick Award and a two-time semi-finalist for Leadership for a Changing World (nominated by Eve Ensler).
As a sought-after speaker, Rha has led the conversation around a “whole self” approach to entrepreneurship as key to a more just, harmonious and sustainable economy and culture. She has presented at SOCAP, Bioneers, SVN, Women Donors Network, High-Performance Academy, Equity Now, Netroots Nation, TedX BroadStreet, Emerging Women, Women and Power, S.H.E. Summit and more. As CEO of Move The Crowd, Rha is galvanizing a movement of 3 Million entrepreneurs dedicated to re-imagining “work” as a vehicle for creative expression, financial freedom, and societal transformation. Rha’s upcoming book, The Calling (St. Martin’s Press) leverages her unique methodology into a step by step blueprint for finding your purpose and making your most profitable contribution.
What You Will Learn:
  • Rha’s new book, “The Calling: 3 Fundamental Shifts to Stay True, Get Paid, and Do Good”
  • How Rha landed a book deal with a major publisher and what it took to get the deal done
  • Rha’s company, Move the Crowd and what they do
  • How Rha garnered the attention of publishers and agents
  • How Rha’s publishing deal culminated in 8 publishers bidding over 3 rounds
  • How Rha structured her book and why she did it that way
  • Breaking through the myth that you can make a difference and make money
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