My Midlife Survival Kit: Aliza Licht

Author, podcaster and marketer, Aliza has a busy New York life. Her saviours? Home color, a barre workout and a great pair of flats.

Aliza Licht is the Founder & President of Leave Your Mark LLC, a multi-media brand focused on career development and personal branding. Leave Your Mark currently includes a best-selling book, podcast, community and live mentorship events. The book has been translated into Spanish, Chinese and Russian and is ranked in the Book Authority’s “100 Best Career Development Books of All Time”. No surprise that Aliza was dubbed one of America’s “Next Top Mentors” by The New York Times.

Aliza’s achievements don’t stop there. She is also an award-winning digital strategist and TEDx speaker. She was named one of Time’s “Six Women Who Rule the Fashion World” and was listed as #30 in the “Top 50 Most Powerful Women in New York,” by The New York Daily News.

Aliza is passionate about digital innovation and sits on the board of the American Influencer Council, the sole U.S. trade organization for creators.

With so many passions and interests, we can’t wait to hear from Aliza about what’s in her Midlife Survival Kit. Over to you, Aliza.

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