Category: Marketing and Platform

The Joyful Heartbeat Checklist

Posted: April 19, 2012 | By: | 7 Comments

Writing, growing our businesses, or making a difference can all seem more and more overwhelming and elusive in the noisy, hyper-speedy, competitive, and very public world we live and work in.

The worry, confusion, and sheer pushing we do can make us forget that at the heart of our work is our creative spirit.

Yet what happens when we forget (knock, knock) that we ourselves are the joyful, creative heartbeat at the center of our ideas, our projects, and our relationships?

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Doing Good *and* Doing Your Great Work (Book)

Posted: September 7, 2011 | By: | 1 Comment

It isn’t very often that a book has the power to save a life. Yes, good books can improve lives, shape lives, even change lives. But when was the last time a book literally helped save a life? My friend and colleague Michael Bungay Stanier’s new book will not only introduce you to fabulous ideas, tools,… Read More>>

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Book Breakthrough NYC--July 28-30, 2011

The Collaboration Equation

Posted: July 12, 2011 | By: | 0 Comments

I got off the phone the other afternoon with a long-time publishing colleague. We worked together for three years on the cusp of the Random House empire’s creation and years later we continue to compare notes around changes in the industry. We talk about: What’s “clicking” and what’s not (for authors, readers, booksellers, the media)…. Read More>>

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