Linda Franklin is the founder of The Real Cougar Woman, a company dedicated to educating women over 40 on how to be strong, sexy and independent.
Linda was the first Canadian woman to own a seat on the New York Stock Exchange and manage an all-male trading department for a leading Wall Street investment firm. When she decided to trade in the Old Boy's Club and start The Real Cougar Woman, she was determined to uncover the secrets and techniques that make one look and feel fabulous after 40. Today, Linda works with thousands of women sharing those secrets and successfully helping them to unleash their Real Cougar.
Every woman has a Real Cougar inside just waiting to be released—a woman who is strong, confident, independent, sexy and proud to be over 40!
A Real Cougar is a Woman who:
You should read this book if you are a woman who:
"Reading this book may be exactly what you need to feel inspired to get in touch with your true femininity and power. If your desire is to feel vibrant, healthy and totally alive, Linda's guidance will help you achieve all of that and more!"
Peggy McColl, New York Times Best-Selling Author of Your Destiny Switch
Women over 40, once relegated to the backseat, are at long last claiming our space. How we got the strength, courage and wisdom to do so has many roots. Linda Franklin's clear, pull-no-punches voice is absolutely one. She asks us, humbly, to allow her mentor us as she was mentored. And we should do so.
asha bandele, author, Something Like Beautiful: One Single Mother's Story, former Essence Magazine editor
DON'T EVER CALL ME MA'AM! is the essential "bedside book" for every woman. Linda empowers us to find our sense of self-worth in a series of examples of women who have embraced their life changing decisions through strength and determination.
Cathy Velte - Clinical Laboratory Scientist, SCCA Race Car Driver
Linda Franklin helps us see that 40 (and beyond) is a time of liberation and celebration. With her happiness exuding, she shows us how to embrace, appreciate and enjoy ourselves and our lives. After reading "Don't Ever Call Me Ma'am!," not only am I not fretting this stage in my life, but I am almost looking forward to it. Thank you, Linda, for such a gift!
Elizabeth Lombardo, Ph.D. & author of “A Happy You: Your Ultimate Prescription For Happiness”