Long Beach, CA (BlackNews.com) — In her new book, And Here’s Your Box – From Laid Off to Loving Life, author Sharifah Hardie seeks to prove that everything happens for a reason. Hardie believes it was those moments of sheer frustration she experienced through six layoffs and continuous workplace disappointments which gave her the strength to utilize the skills she acquired in the workforce.

In today’s world with rising unemployment rates there are many people that can relate to Sharifah’s story. This inspiring story And Here’s Your Box: From Laid Off to Loving Life will leave readers motivated to find their niche and understand that any moment, no matter how small, can change one’s life.

When asked about her experiences Hardie reminds us that, “a single moment can be powerful and an instant can change the course of history.” In each instance when Hardie was given the news that she was laid off, she was also given a box to collect her personal belongings from her desk. This box is Hardie’s only reminder of the jobs she used to have.

In this inspirational story, Sharifah Hardie, shares how she became Google’s #1 Ranked, “Professional Business Consultant,” and host of “Ask Sharifah Radio.” In And Here’s Your Box readers first follow Hardie’s journey through discovering that she may have been meant to be her own boss. Determined to find a job that would not lay her off, Hardie started consulting with other business owners teaching them how to start, grow, brand and market their services. This encouraging story will keep audiences captivated as they read about Hardie and businesses she has worked with along the way.

The information, true life stories, professional advice and valuable, “step-by-simple-step” solutions and instructions to “win” one’s dream job are provided by an impressive group of business owners, CEOs, and high level managers from such prestigious companies and organizations as: Wells Fargo, Boost Mobile, Cox Communications, Producer/Actor Dorian Gregory, American Express Incentive Services, Mall of America, The Laredo Group,Feed The Children and even “self-made millionaire” and natural living mentor, Dr. Elon Bomani.

These are the successful “Movers and Shakers” who head up such diverse and varied fields of endeavor as commerce, media, electronics, high finance, telecommunications, health, human resources, entertainment, management, internet marketing and banking, just to name a few. All brought together to teach those who have ears to listen and eyes to see, precisely how to prepare for and pursue these powerful, productive and profitable paths to personal and professional success!

For more details, visit www.AskSharifah.com  or follow her on Facebook atwww.facebook.com/ILikeSharifah