Joan Friedlander founded Lifework Business Partners, a national coaching and training company, in 2000. Joan works with entrepreneurs in service businesses to develop strategies to move to the next phase of growth in business without losing sight of their personal needs. She was diagnosed with Crohn's disease in 1992, and with the exception of several short-term disability leaves, has successfully managed her career. In addition to coaching, Joan is a veteran facilitator of the Get Clients Now! marketing program, a paid speaker, and the author of two workbooks, The Master Calendar Solution and An Introductory Guide to Delegation. Joan has been quoted in Chronically Happy by Lori Hartwell and contributed to the second edition of Get Clients Now! by C.J. Hayden.