Dietetic Career Spotlight: Marsha Diamond, MA, RD
By SARAH KOSZYK, MA RDN on JUNE 25, 2013
Business owner, writer, and speaker, Marsha Diamond knows how to jump in and establish a successful private practice. – Sarah
What attracted you to the field of nutrition and dietetics?
Your Job Title:
Foodservice Business Development Consultant
Public Speaker and Writer
Company you are with now?
A typical (or not so typical) day-in-the-work-life for you?
Generating ideas/solutions to challenges, lots of reading print and internet, lots of
calls/connection to operators, business partners, and colleagues.
How did you get your current job in dietetics?
Decided to go out on my own. If not now then when?
What skills were you born with and what skills have you learned along the
The ability to chat, connect, network, pay it forward and feel for others. I have learned negotiation skills, effective public speaking and effective, varied strategies for better communicating and creative practices.
What advice do you have for others wanting to be just as successful and fulfilled as you?
Listen, listen, and ask for help. Ask for the job, believe you can to do and go for it.
If you could be paid for your job with something other than a paycheck, what would it be?
Travel. I would exchange for the experience to travel around the world -eat, dine, experience and connect to all types of people, experiences and nature.