Recently, I spoke on the relationship between Creativity and Work. I shared my story of trying to get published. Today, I elaborate on the four myths about creativity.
Recently, I spoke on the relationship between Creativity and Work. I shared my story of trying to get published, including the challenges and the rewards.
In this brief video I interview Dr. Ben Carson at last year’s Chick-fil-A Leadercast. He explains how he got started reading, the impact of books on life, and why they are still essential.
So you got a new Amazon Kindle for Christmas. Now what? Here are 13 suggestions for what to download first.
I once heard a person say in a disdainful tone, “I don’t read ‘self-help’ books.” With this seemingly innocuous verdict, he slammed the door on a multitude of voices eager to push him to God’s best for his life. He severely limited his exposure to wise counselors and leaders available to him. And he drew a curtain across a world of extraordinary and supernatural influence.
If you have a gnawing suspicion that work sucks, but aren’t quite sure what to do about it, this book is for you. In their recent book, Rework, Jason Fried and Keith Heinemeier Hanson challenge conventional business wisdom and show a better way to make work more fulfilling and less frustrating. In a moment, I will tell you how to get a FREE copy.
Despite what many pundits are saying today, reading is not dead. Nor are books. Certainly, big changes are underway, especially in the way books are delivered to readers. But reading itself is not dead. It is not going away. At least, not any time soon.
Since Google introduced its Book Search program, we have been fielding questions from authors and agents. They are concerned that Google has scanned their books and the results are showing up in Google search. The primary concern is that consumers will not buy books because. Why? Two reasons.
I have spent the last three days at the O’Reilly Tools of Change for Publishing Conference in New York. This conference is designed to address the issues related to publishing and technology. This was my second year to attend. Five of my colleagues from Thomas Nelson accompanied me. As was the case last year, my head is exploding. The presentations were excellent. They covered all the current issues and gave us a glimpse of the future.
When I read a non-fiction book, I typically practice these ten disciplines. They help me get more out of the books I read and insure that I retain the information longer.
It’s been almost two years since I posted the list of Top Ten U.S. Book Publishers. While the data these lists are based on are not perfect, we do believe they represent the best data currently available. These lists are based on revenues for the twelve months ending December 31, 2009. We created these lists from a proprietary database we have assembled at Thomas Nelson. It is based on various point-of-sale systems from multiple sales channels.
For the past several months, I have been thinking about starting a mentoring group. As a result, I have bought a bunch of books on the topic. However, the best one I have read so far is Mentor Like Jesus by Regi Campbell. In a moment, I will tell you how to get a free copy.