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Drown in Inventory or Save a Tree: Why Authors Should Publish eBooks

Drown in Inventory or Save a Tree: Why Authors Should Publish eBooks

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“But when are you going to launch the printed version of the book? I still like leafing through a physical books. It’s unfortunate that you are only launching an e-book.” ... read more

Author Goals for 2014

Author Goals for 2014

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No author plans to fail; what they do is fail to plan.  -Snappy Sassy Salty by Judith Briles When I completed Snappy Sassy Salty: Wise Words for Authors and Writers,... read more

Endorsements … Should You or Shouldn't You and How Do You Get Them?

Endorsements … Should You or Shouldn’t You and How Do You Get Them?

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One of the most common questions authors ask is: should I get endorsements for my book? The answer is yes. The real question is: where should I put them? Ahhh,... read more

The Leadership Book That Changed My Life: Douglas Karr on Breaking the Rules

The Leadership Book That Changed My Life: Douglas Karr on Breaking the Rules

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LinkedIn has a great channel to follow where folks are sharing the book that changed them. For me, starting my career in leadership with the United States Navy was both... read more

Josh Kaufman Picks the Best Business Books of 2013

Josh Kaufman Picks the Best Business Books of 2013

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Here’s the dilemma –  hundreds of new business books hit the shelves of big box retailers and online stores and  24 hours simply isn’t enough time to read them all.... read more

The Millionaire Map by Jim Stovall [Book Review]

The Millionaire Map by Jim Stovall [Book Review]

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As I was posting my own book for review on StoryCartel this weekend, I saw that Jim Stovall’s latest book, The Millionaire Map, was available for review as well. Knowing... read more

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like GaryVee – How to Pack Some Punch Into Your Marketing Strategy

Float Like a Butterfly, Sting Like GaryVee – How to Pack Some Punch Into Your Marketing Strategy

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It’s amazing how far a good metaphor can carry you, especially one that has already firmly established itself into the corporate consciousness. As Vayner Media (@VaynerMedia) co-founder Gary Vaynerchuck (@GaryVee)... read more

Does Negativity Work As Motivation For Writers? Maybe.

Does Negativity Work As Motivation For Writers? Maybe.

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‘Your work is unfit for publication.’ About two years ago, I removed myself from a very difficult ‘collaborative’ effort with some other authors. The statement above came from someone in... read more

Your 2013 List of Great Books You Should Gift to Your Business Pals

Your 2013 List of Great Books You Should Gift to Your Business Pals

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It’s that special time of year when you realize that there are only 2 weeks until Christmas and there are many business associates for whom you have yet to buy... read more

What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend [Book Review]

What the Most Successful People Do on the Weekend [Book Review]

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Contrary to popular belief, successful people do not work 24/7. Successful people rest and relax during their weekends. The difference between them and others is that they are intentional about... read more

Business Book Club – Review: Getting Things Done, by David Allen

Business Book Club – Review: Getting Things Done, by David Allen

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Heralded by TIME magazine as “the defining self-help business book of its time”, Getting Things Done is an incredibly inspiring and beneficial book that will prove invaluable for many people,... read more

10 Tips For Self-Publishing A Multi-Contributor Anthology

10 Tips For Self-Publishing A Multi-Contributor Anthology

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Back in October, I and twenty-nine fellow bloggers self-published The Mother of All Meltdowns, an anthology featuring a collection of “worst moment ever” stories. I published the book under my... read more

The Practical Drucker: Book Review

The Practical Drucker: Book Review

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The Practical Drucker, Applying the Wisdom of the World’s Greatest Management Thinker is exhausting, in a good way. The author, Dr. William A. Cohen, packs the lifelong works of management... read more

I Smell A Rat: Empathy In Business

I Smell A Rat: Empathy In Business

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In collaboration with author Gary Hamel and the Management Innovation Exchange (The MIX), SAP launched a crowd-source initiative which poses the question: “What is the one thing you’d change to help organizations unleash and... read more

Branding 101 For Authors

Branding 101 For Authors

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Today I want to discuss a basic concept that seems to confuse most authors: branding. Branding sounds like one of those scary, nebulous marketing terms that threatens to suck out... read more