3 Lessons on Overcoming Obstacles From John Dillinger

Obstacles. We all face them, but entrepreneurs have them in spades. While there’s plenty of inspirational content that might help entrepreneurs face challenges, we’ve turned to a slightly more sinister source: organized crime. As you’ll soon find, if you’re an entrepreneur you have more in common with a crime boss than you think. A mobster always has the odds stacked against … [Read more...]

3 Valuable Lessons from Running a 3-Day Live Event

One week ago right now I was getting mic'ed up and preparing to hit the stage at Bestseller Summit Live, my annual event for authors and entrepreneurs.     Here are some lessons learned from running this event two years in a row: 1.) It is human nature to wait until the last minute to make a decision. This characteristic is really on display with live … [Read more...]

Case Study: How A Probation Officer Used A Book To Start A Highly Profitable Coaching Business

It’s funny how big things started small. The first time I met Daniel Munro, he wasn’t yet envisioning becoming an author and I wasn’t a publisher. It was 2012, and Dan was working as a probation officer while using his spare time to study personal development. During his exploration, he picked up a copy of my best-selling book, “Lifestyle Entrepreneur,” and was inspired … [Read more...]

3 Pillars To Become A Profitable Author

It’s all a lie. Whoever told you that you can’t make more as an author is not giving you a complete picture. With the right strategy, writing a book can become one of the most rewarding and profitable things you can do. On the other hand, if you don’t apply a proven plan behind your writing career, then you’ll join the ranks of many “starting artists.” As a … [Read more...]

5 Myths That Hold First Time Authors Back From Writing Their Book

There’s no way around it. Unless, you’re able to overcome the mental blocks that prevent you from writing your book, your dreams of becoming a best selling author will remain… a dream. After publishing multiple best selling books, I’ve talked to a lot of first time authors along the way. They seem to have the same internal issues that they struggle to overcome. They … [Read more...]