Sharrell holds a bachelor of arts in Communications from the University of Portland in Portland, Oregon, where she was the Outstanding Senior in Communications. After graduating, she joined the U.S. Army as a broadcast journalist. Achieving the rank of sergeant, she worked for both the American Forces Korea Network in Seoul, South Korea, as a television reporter, and as a photojournalist and print reporter for the Thomas Jefferson award-winning Ranger newspaper at Fort Lewis, Washington. After she left the army, she worked as a television reporter and anchor at an NBC affiliate in upstate New York. She went on to receive her Juris Doctorate from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of International & Comparative Law. She was admitted to the California Bar, but quickly became a “recovering attorney” after discovering that the law firm life was not for her. She is the creator of the P+sitively Managing Method? and author of three books in the P+sitively Managing Series: Positively Managing Performance, Positively Managing Unsuccessful Employees (summer 2018), and Positively Managing Attendance (fall 2018) and will be the co-author of Positively Managing Misconduct (late 2018/early 2019). She uses the tools and processes in the P+sitively Managing Method? to coach both managers and organizations, and offers online training and coaching.