*EURweb is pleased to welcome to its list of fine columnists, Monica Cost, author of the popular blog “Living in the Land of Make Believe.”  Monica is a brand strategist whose foundational message is Live Your Truth!

Her column, also named “Living in the Land of Make Believe,” will debut here. tomorrow.

Monica is the President and Founder of Evidently Assured a business and talent management company who has among its clients Kevon Edmonds, Megan Goode, Kathy Sledge, Elijah Johnson and more.

Ms. Cost was awarded the prestigious 40 Under 40 Award by the Boston Business Journal in 2008 and she has been recognized in the Boston Herald as one of “The Hub’s Future Leaders.” The Boston Globe sited her appointment to Brokerage at C&W, and Women’s Business Boston acknowledged her as an emerging leader and awarded her The Girl Scouts’ Leading Woman Award.

Additionally, Monica was recently featured in The History Makers project. Monica currently serves as the President of The Partnership’s Alumni Organization and on the Board of Directors Salem State University, The Partnership and The Efficacy Institute.  

This new millennium woman is a new media star whose brand strength is growing in the blogosphere and beyond.  Monica’s column will run weekly in EUR and she is also new to the roster of experts on Momtastic.com starting in December.  For more on Monica Cost visit www.MonicaCost.com.

Monica Cost is a communications strategist, brand manager, respected speaker and author of the blog Out of Living in the Land of Make Believe. She has over 15 years of public speaking brand development and communications experience. Her attention to detail, vision and ability to execute in the areas of operations, communications, branding and project management over the last 15 years, has enabled her to work with the likes of Kevon Edmonds, solo artist and lead singer of R&B group After 7, actress Meagan Good, vocalist Kathy Sledge (of Sister Sledge), NeNe Leakes of Housewives of Atlanta; corporations such as Reebok, The TJX Companies, John Hancock, State Street Corporation; and nonprofits such as The Partnership, Inc., Boston College High School, the Urban League, the One Family Campaign, among others.  Monica’s message of truth, authenticity, and taking action has her frequently speaking on the subjects of personal branding, networking, public speaking, motivation, dreaming big, confidence building, communication, working mothers, women entrepreneurs, women in business and networking strategies.

In her leisure time she enjoys time of self reflection, reading, watching movies, traveling, shopping, meeting new people, gathering with friends & mentoring and of course spending time with her two children.  

Monica will take readers on the ride from all the “Ahh” to “ARGHH!!” to “Ahh-Hah” moments of   co-parenting, while interweaving the foundational message of her brand which is ‘Live Your Truth.’ And as a parent, this truth is ever evolving.