Designing Your Book

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 company behind him/her) will have …

A question of HOW to Reach your Audience

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 you, they forget about you. …

Reach for the BOLD

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?) so today we are taking …

REAL Thought Leadership

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 a shift in society. Is …

Thought Leadership is a Choice

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 definition and in chronological order: …

What is this Thought Leadership anyway?

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 inspire and empower people to …

The Book Retreat Experience

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 their best book possible. At …

Audacious April – Day 8/9

Ready to be bolder? Personally, I don’t think it is possible to be in business nowadays without being bold. There is too much information out there and people are only able to notice those messages that really jump out at them. If you haven’t yet read 24 Carat Bold, maybe now is the time to get your hands on a …

Audacious April – Day 3: Hashtag Heaven for Winning Writers

Today’s offer is a fabulous free resource for authors! Thanks to the amazing Wendy Kier for alerting me to this. http://lorirtaylor.com/102-hashtags-smart-writers-are-using-to-build-big-brands-on-twitter/ Writers – if you are not using these #Writing hashtags, then you are surely missing a trick or two. Enjoy! P.S.  If you want to be sure you are notified about the daily offers we are making during Audacious …