The Business Case for Writing

Sometimes my clients just say it better than I can! In this case, Adam Calli, MSM, SHRM-SCP, SPHR, Principal Consultant, Arc Human Capital, LLC, and author of Cultivating Culture, sent me this note, which I’ve ask permission to share with you here. It exactly presents the case for why writing is such a powerful tool for building your business! “What …

Powering Your Points:  How to find stories that engage, entertain, and educate your readers with Daniel Matthews

A common challenge for authors is the ever shortening attention span of their readers. If you can’t immediately grab their attention, it will be nearly impossible to quickly earn your readers trust and keep their interest throughout your book. If you fail to do this, chances are your readers will become frustrated, disappointed, or even sorry they bought your book …

Secrets of Book Printing with Margo Grace

Margo Grace has been in the printing and publishing business for over 20 years. Let her expertise steer you through the process of get specifications together, pricing and the ends and outs of printing a book. This will allow you to publish a book that will help you gain credibility and increase your chances of getting booked as a speaker …

Back to School

Every fall I get that “back to school” feeling as the leaves begin to show color, the air becomes crisp, and as I watch the endless TV commercials for school supplies. This time of year makes me realize that I only have a few more months to achieve my annual goals, and I have a renewed sense of urgency about …

The Power of Masterminds

Napoleon Hill, author of Think and Grow Rich and The Law of Success, first conceived the concept of Masterminds: groups of like-minded individuals who could meet on a regular basis to support and encourage one another. Hill believed that we each need others who will hold us accountable, and who will always believe in our highest good. In my professional …

Summertime . . . And The Writing Is Easy?

It’s summertime. Vacations. Picnics. Days at the lake. Thoughts tend to drift toward leisure activities, knowing that “back to school” season is just around the corner. So, is summertime a good time to write? Or is it the time to replenish and restore one’s soul? It depends. It depends on your needs, and it depends upon your goals and aspirations. …

What Can 100 Authors Do?

This past month I hit a major milestone in my career and business. I’ve now officially worked with 100 professionals and helped them become published authors! I get excited about this milestone, not as much what it means for me, but what it means for the world. The authors I’ve helped have written books about innovating human resources, creating positive …

The Act of Confidence and The Business of Confidence with Jennifer Barlett-Phelps

The Business of Confidence is a candid look inside one photographers journey into boudoir. An often misunderstood genre of photography, boudoir is sensual portraiture that often takes place in lingerie. The sexy end product is appealing to many women, though they often feel unsure about it. The boudoir journey is an uplifting experience which everyone deserves to encounter. Follow the …

In Sickness and In Health with John “Rocky” Rawlins

You might walk “in health” with your spouse for a lifetime–but there are unique challenges at the end of that path. Are you prepared for that time — and do you know what to expect from it? “In Sickness” presents the advice one Baby Boomer gathered over the six years of his wife’s terminal illness on diverse subjects such as …