We had the good fortune of connecting with Coach Cass and we’ve shared our conversation below.

Hi Coach, we’d love to hear more about how you thought about starting your own business?
I became a mom. I didn’t know when you became a mom you became an event planner. I was planning my daughter’s third birthday and couldn’t find a princess that looked like her. So I decided to make a character just for her. Since then I’ve written Princess Zara’s Birthday Tradition which hit #1 on Amazon within 3 days!

Alright, so let’s move onto what keeps you busy professionally?
In 2009, I wrote on a sticky note, I am a #1 bestselling author. I thought it would be through a relationship book. I am a love coach for professional women. SO that was the only option right? Look at it now. 11 years later, I did attain the #1 bestselling author title…but for a children’s book. My main lesson to your readers is: A dream delayed is not a dream denied. It may not always look the way you though it would. But keep pressing, keep showing up, keep putting in the work. Dreams do come true.

Any places to eat or things to do that you can share with our readers? If they have a friend visiting town, what are some spots they could take them to?
I love Atlanta! I would take her to the Georgia aquarium that place is soooo cool. Walk through the park. We would go to Marlow’s tavern for their turkey burgers yum…check out MLK Historical park… then dinner at Gladys Knights restaurant.

Who else deserves some credit and recognition?
Karen Hunter for giving me the kick I needed to get the ball rolling. Zibby Owens for amplifying my voice. My husband, Andy Henriquez for his love and support. Jessica Moses for her support in bringing my dream to life.

Website: www.ZaraAndZiggy.com
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Image Credits
Illustrator: Mudassir M. Abid

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