Posts Tagged ‘Finish Line’
Which Excuse Do You Use?
Thank you for sharing five minutes of your time to read this post. Many people I meet tell me that they would love to write a book. In the same breath, they continue with one of these excuses: Excuse #1: “I’m too busy.” My response: Have you heard the saying, “When you want to get something done,…Read More
Great Ideas Happen When You Least Expect It
If you have read my 10th book, you know that I encourage writers to get involved in at least one creative activity a week. I also make a point of practicing what I preach. Let me tell you about my creative activity: Last evening, I saw The Independents, (theindependentsplay.com) a New York must-see premiere which opened on…Read More
How Will You Answer This Question?
What is the book inside of you? When I ask people what the book is inside of them, they often tell me about the book they are reading. They do not realize that I am asking them about the idea or story inside of them that they may someday turn into a book. I especially…Read More
Win A Signed Photo Of Former NFL Running Back, Julius Jones
First impressions do make a difference – – and that includes the first impression you have of a book based on its cover. What attracted YOU to the book you are reading? What about the one you just finished? Studies have shown that there are four areas which influence readers to either open a book…Read More
Are You One Of The 300 Individuals I Need To Thank?
Are you one of the 300 individuals I need to thank? Since we have launched thebookwhisperer.com site on September 10th, 300 budding and existing authors have registered for our At Your Own Pace Program. If you were one of them, a special thanks for allowing me to help to bring out the book in you.…Read More
Where Are You In The Book Writing Process?
If you have already finished writing your book manuscript, congratulations. What an accomplishment! While I don’t want to burst your bubble, however you are only 33% of the way to earning your stripes! Here are the next two steps for becoming a successful author: The second step for transitioning from the manuscript stage to getting your…Read More
Write Like You Talk
This past weekend, I spoke with John Costello, the author of Executive Hoodlum. He shared that an entertainment company bought the film/TV rights to his book. He is too close to his own success, however, to even recognize that he’s a great writer! It didn’t take me long to figure out the secret to John’s…Read More
Take Calculated Risks
Are you a risk taker or a comfort maker? The 19th Secret for creating your own success will assist you in identifying if you stay within your comfort zone as a form of security or if you jump out of your comfort zone box – a definite attribute of self-made millionaires.Read More
The Art Of Delegation
Studies have shown that doing the same tasks repetitively is one of the greatest time-wasters. If that describes you, learn how to master the art of delegation. For example, anything that you have done more than three times should be converted into a system. In turn, your newly-created system should be delegated to someone who…Read More
Create Your Success Road Map
Many people do not accomplish what they want. The reason? They treat life as a scavenger hunt rather than taking a proactive success approach by having a clearly defined goal. Whether it is a personal or professional goal for which you are striving to accomplish, it is essential that you think through it before committing it to…Read More