Charlotte Canion selected as Top Author of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP)

February 07, 2019

Charlotte Canion, Author, Keynote Speaker, Inventor and Mentor was just recently selected as Top Author of the Year for 2019 by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the industry. 


While inclusion with the International Association of Top Professionals is an honor in itself, only a few members in each discipline are chosen for this distinction. These special honorees are distinguished based on their professional accomplishments, academic achievements, leadership abilities, longevity in the field, other affiliations and contributions to their communities.All honorees are invited to attend the IAOTP’s annual award gala at the end of this year for a night to honor their achievements.


With close to 2 decades of professional experience as a care giver, taking care of three parents, Ms. Canion has certainly proven herself as an accomplished professional and expert in the field. As a dynamic, results-driven leader, Ms. Canion decided to use her experience and start writing.Ms. Canion has a collection of real-life stories and experiences in her award-winning book “You HaveTo LAUGH To Keep From CRYING/ How to Parent Your Parents” which Canion teaches that one must empower themselves by putting on the Armor of Knowledge and to find the humor in every situation. Her impressive repertoire of published works includes a workbook entitled “Parenting Your Parents Journal”, which helps answer many of the questions that a caregiver needs to know. Ms. Canion has demonstrated success not only as an award winning author, but is one of the hosts on Indie Beacon Radio (I Heart Radio). She is also an award winning Master Gardener and has recently released a mini gardening book entitled “MeMom and Friends Gardening Tips”, which is the first in a series of six. One of Ms. Canions’ passions includes teaching aging seniors and caregivers how to install Keyhole Gardens and Raised Bed Gardens. This will allow residents to take active part in planting and harvesting of the herbs and vegetables at their retirement facilities and the kitchens can use these herbs and vegetables in the food served. Ms. Canion has written many articles and is featured in “Short Stories by Texas Authors”, “The Art of Brave Living” and soon to be released is “The Guilt Syndrome / Caring For The Caregiver” co-authored by Keitha Story-Stephenson, PhD. The President of IAOTP, Stephanie Cirami, stated “Choosing Ms. Canion for this award was an easy decision for our panel to make.She is brilliant at what she does and contributed so much of her wisdom and passion to her writings.She is humble, gracious and we felt she would make an amazing asset to our organization.We are looking forward to meeting her at the gala and know we will be seeing more amazing things from this incredible woman.”


Throughout her illustrious career Ms. Canion has received awards, accolades and has been recognized worldwide for her outstanding leadership and commitment to the profession. For 2019 she is being considered for a feature in TIP (Top Industry Professional) Magazine and was selected as Top Author of the Year by the International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP).For 2018 she was the recipient of the Best Self Help Book by the Texas Authors Association, chosen as Pinnacle Professional of the Year and for the Lifetime Achievement Award by Continental Who’s Who.Ms. Canion also received Top 50 Authors You Should Be Reading, WOW Women of Worth Award, Spirited Woman Award and CUTV Author of the Year, just to name a few.Ms. Canion is active in many prestigious organizations such as the Texas Authors Association, Dear Texas Radio, Texas Writers Guild, National Speakers Association, DCMGA, ABWN, Continuity of Care CBA, Friends of the Library Lifetime member and is on the Board of Directors for the North Texas Book Festival.


Looking back, Ms. Canion attributes her success to her perseverance, mentors she has had along the way, and staying passionate in all her endeavors.When not working, she enjoys traveling, and spending time with her family. For the future, she hopes to continue to make a difference in people’s lives with her books, articles and speaking. 


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About IAOTP 


The International Association of Top Professionals (IAOTP) is an international boutique networking organization who handpicks the world’s finest, most prestigious top professionals from different industries.These top professionals are given an opportunity to collaborate, share their ideas, be keynote speakers and to help influence others in their fields. This organization is not a membership that anyone can join.You have to be asked by the President or be nominated by a distinguished honorary member after a brief interview.

IAOTP's experts have given thousands of top prestigious professionals around the world, the recognition and credibility that they deserve and have helped in building their branding empires.IAOTP prides itself to be a one of a kind boutique networking organization that hand picks only the best of the best and creates a networking platform that connects and brings these top professionals to one place. 


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