Category: Writing A Book

Cooking Up a Great Book

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Chef Thomas Keller said that “Success is about ingredients and execution.” Yeah, right. That and a couple of thousand details. Writing a great book is a lot like preparing a meal. On the one hand, it’s simple. Have great content and write your book well. In real life, though, it’s not simple at all. There’s a lot  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Some Hard Truths about Writing Your Book

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My friend and client, Terry Moore, says that writing his book, Building Legacy Wealth, was one of the hardest things he’s ever done. That’s a powerful testimony from someone summited who Mt. Kilimanjaro at 59. He’s also a triathlete. Terry knows what hard is. If you want to write a great book, or even a good one, you  »  Read More

Writing a Book: Six Things to Strive for in Your Business Book

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Thinking about writing a book while you work full-time? That describes most of my clients. Doing it that way means a lot of hard work. You must find time in your already stuffed life to do the work. You must figure out a way to do the work for a year, over several drafts, writing at least every week without destroying  »  Read More

Writing a Book: 3 Ways to Make Your Book Unique and Distinctive

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Some days, it seems like all business authors sound alike. They use the same examples. They share the same stories from business magazines and case studies. They share the same wise sayings. That’s good for you. Your business book should share your unique point of view. Your business book should be well-written and use  »  Read More

Writing a Book? You May Need Professional Help

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Most of my clients have never written a book when they come to me for the first time. That means they don’t know what they don’t know. Most of us seek professional help when we know a project exceeds our abilities or the time we want to invest in it. I pay an accountant to file my taxes and he asks me questions that  »  Read More

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