Beat publishers at their own game

Beat publishers at their own game

Most authors prefer to be picked up by a publisher than to self-publish. Both have their advantages. I’m writing this series of 10 tips to help to demystify the publishing process for those who want to go the traditional route.

Why writing a book commands so much respect among buyers

Why writing a book commands so much respect among buyers

The world of training, consulting and coaching are full of fly-by-nighters. People come and go. The stayers are few and far between. With good reason. Only the best survive.
Thought leaders are stayers. They are the coaches, trainers, speakers, entrepreneurs that stay in business.
Thought leaders who write books communicate their staying power. When you place your book on the table in front of your client and smile, you are saying, ‘Hey, I’m here for the long haul. I’m an expert, and I am sticking around.

Are you the expert you think you are?

Are you the expert you think you are?

Have you noticed how confronting it is to put your ideas down on paper? We believe we are an expert until we start writing. My clients often tell me that they experience a sinking feeling as they write: a feeling of unworthiness. A question arises in their mind along these lines: Who am I to write this blog or book?