It Takes a Village...

This group of very smart (some might say, genius) small biz owners have joined the Prosperity's Kitchen Advisory Board because they believe in our mission and want to see us succeed.

Each of them brings a particular area of expertise to the project and we very much appreciate their insight and advice. Read up and see how they might be of assistance to you as well.

Kyeli Smith, Advisor

Kyeli Smith is co-leader of the Connection Revolution, where she helps edgewalkers live authentic, meaningful lives. Her wife is also her business partner — which is awesome — and together they work to foster love, tolerance, healing, communication, and personal growth. She’s a writer, a witch, a lesbian, and an unschooling mom. She also sings in the shower, wears fantastic stripy socks, and believes in faeries.

Michele Lisenbury Christensen, Advisor

Michele Lisenbury Christensen was a high-end executive coach who revolutionized her own nice-but-stale marriage.  Now she helps leaders and business owners chart their course through the wild waters of love, sex, money, power, and parenting in the 21st century. She also co-created TeachNow with Jennifer Louden to help business owners create sustainable success by teaching.  Find her at and on Twitter as @lisenbury.

Carol Dodsley, G+ Hangouts Advisor

Carol Dodsley is better known to many as The How2Girl. She’s the host of the popular How2GirlTV and is passionate about helping solopreneurs clear out their clutter, step out of overwhelm and “Get Seen, Get Heard, Get Visibility” as they build their authentic business success. Having suffered a perforated ulcer & burn-out as the result of working in a high level stressful senior management position, Carol said NO to stress and YES to the freedom of being her own boss {Read More}

Pace Smith, Advisor

Pace Smith is the co-leader of the Connection Revolution, where she helps edgewalkers live authentic, meaningful lives. She’s happily married to Kyeli, her partner in life and in business, and together they live a nomadic life RVing across the country, unschooling their teenage son and helping others follow their dreams. She loves to play Dance Dance Revolution and carries a spare spleen with her everywhere she goes.

Sarah J. Bray, Advisor

Sarah J. Bray is a business and marketing strategist who uses her brains (and brawn!) to populate nations at A Small Nation. She’s also a writer, designer, and lover of toast. Find her at and on Twitter as @sarahjbray.

Beth Hayden, Advisor

Beth Hayden is a nationally known author, speaker and social media expert. She regularly contributes to the web’s top social media blogs, and is a Senior Staff Writer for Copyblogger Media. Her book, “Pinfluence: The Complete Guide to Marketing Your Business with Pinterest” has been featured on and in Fast Company magazine. Beth works with all kinds of businesses (from Fortune 100 companies to solopreneurs) to help them define and implement effective Pinterest marketing strategies. She also speaks frequently about blogging, {Read More}

Nir Eyal, Game Advisor

Nir blogs about a field he calls “behavior engineering”, a topic at the intersection of psychology, technology, and business. Behavior engineering encompasses user experience design, behavioral economics, and a dash of neuroscience. He is the author of the forthcoming book, “Hooked: How to Drive Engagement by Creating User Habits.” Since 2003 he’s founded two technology companies. He’s a contributing writer for TechCrunch, Forbes, Psychology Today, and a frequent speaker at industry conferences, universities, and Fortune 500 companies (presentations available here). For most of his career he’s worked in the video {Read More}

Natalie Sisson, Advisor

Natalie Sisson is a Suitcase Entrepreneur who is on a mission to ensure others create freedom in business and adventure in life. She blogs about how best to use online tools, social media and outsourcing to build a thriving online business you can take anywhere. Over at the Suitcase Entrepreneur she offers free resources and tools, digital products and programs and business design coaching to ensure you create your ideal lifestyle. She’s also founded the $100 Change Initiative to empower {Read More}

Zeus Yiamouyiannis, Ph.D., Curriculum Advisor

Zeus Yiamouyiannis, Ph.D. has been a consultant and entrepreneur teaching others how to accelerate and customize their learning since 1994. His fascination with “learning how people learn” led him to construct simple, powerful, creative ways for people to grasp and apply learning innovations to their everyday lives. Dr. Yiamouyiannis is an expert in non-conventional learning, multicultural education, motivation, and the effects of emotions on learning. He promotes the evolution of new learning as connected, collaborative conversation over generic, individual training. {Read More}

Kim Doyal, Technical Advisor

Kim Doyal, aka The WordPress Chick is a leading expert on using WordPress to market businesses online. She develops custom solutions to meet the needs for a variety of entrepreneurs and business models. Completely self-taught, Kim learned to utilize video both for teaching her clients and for selling her products and services with amazing success. It’s her passion to help other women entrepreneurs to step out and use these surprisingly simple yet powerful tools to spread their message on the web. {Read More}