Every author gets involved in the design of their book in different ways. For a start, every single author has ideas about the design of their book. If this is you, then bear in mind that while this may be the first time you’ve worked on a book, your book designer (and possibly a whole … Continue reading Designing Your Book
Sitting here in my UK office while my family and U.S.-based friends are taking the day off and attending barbecues and fireworks, I’m reflecting on what real freedom and independence look like. I moved across the pond 23 years ago (hard to believe!) and I am grateful I had the freedom to make that choice. … Continue reading The key to freedom and independence is thought leadership
Earlier today, I posted that I’d been contacted by the team of a major superstar and there was a fantastic opportunity for up to 5 of my high profile clients to participate as well. Anticipating a flood of responses, I explained I had to use some criteria to choose whom to work with: Large (1000+), … Continue reading Is a high profile worth anything?
So now we come to the question of HOW to REACH your audience. There are indeed so many ways, but here is a good look at the best, tried and tested, techniques. Where you can have the biggest impact in the shortest time. Networking Networking is important, in fact it’s crucial. When people don’t see … Continue reading A question of HOW to Reach your Audience
Welcome back to the blog. First, let’s recap. The last time we looked at what exactly a REAL Thought Leader is. The acronym, let me remind you, is as follows: R eal E ngagement A uthority L ongevity Now I’d like to look at each of these elements (or chair legs, remember the wobbly chair?) … Continue reading Reach for the BOLD
So, we reach the crux of REAL Thought Leadership. We know now that innovation is the key to being a thought leader and that there also needs to be some kind of following. If you think of thought leaders you’ll see how they have influenced others’ thinking, which leads to action which in turn creates … Continue reading REAL Thought Leadership
So, lifting off where I left off last week, here is my definition of a thought leader: A futurist or person who is recognised among their peers, mentors and market for innovative ideas and demonstrates the confidence to promote and share those ideas as actionable distilled insights. Now let’s look at the keywords in this … Continue reading Thought Leadership is a Choice
Not just a Book Coach, Mindy Gibbins-Klein is a successful author herself; it was her book writing experience that led to The Book Midwife’s creation. In 24 Carat Bold, Mindy calls would-be leaders to take a leap of faith and boldly rise to the challenge of inspiring and leading others. The book’s aim is to … Continue reading What is this Thought Leadership anyway?
Our Book Writing Retreats, the very beginning of the 90-Day Book Writing Program, have brought together many people from many different spheres, from property investors to sports coaches, from new mums to marketing managers. All come together with the shared aim of getting their ideas down in the most efficient and coherent way and producing … Continue reading The Book Retreat Experience