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Audio Dust Jacket Volume 14

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MarvinBrownMarvin Brown/How to Meet and Talk to Anyone Anywhere…Anytime

Most people fear meeting and talking to strangers. The problem is they don’t know how! In this insightful and entertaining book, Marvin Brown provides simple, elegant and easy-to-use tools that people can use immediately to meet and talk to anyone, anywhere. The lessons in this book can change lives.

How to Meet

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Mike HawkinsMike Hawkins/“SCOPE of Leadership” Book Series

Mike Hawkins is the award-winning author of “Activating Your Ambition: A Guide to Coaching the Best Out of Yourself and Others” (, a seasoned executive coach, and an expert in improving organizational performance. He is president of Alpine Link Corporation, (, where he is a respected practitioner, speaker, and thought leader on leadership, self-improvement, and business improvement. He is known for consistently leading organizations and individuals in higher level achievement.

Prior to founding Alpine Link, Mike developed his practical perspectives on leadership through his unique combination of experience in engineering, sales, and senior management. He has a rare blend of technical, operational, and leadership knowledge. He has worked in multiple industries, including management consulting, information technology, financial services, manufacturing, and construction. Mike developed the SCOPE of Leadership framework to help leaders break through their limitations and achieve higher levels of success. Few have practiced, studied, and coached on the topic of leadership to the extent Mike has.


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Steve Jacobs /  The Behavior Break Through

Steve Jacobs is chairman and senior partner of The Continuous Learning Group (CLG) consultancy, the largest behaviorally based management consulting firm in the world. Steve works with high-level executives from Fortune 500 companies who are ultimately accountable for the speed, return and sustainability of major strategic initiatives across a broad range of challenge areas. Steve holds an interdisciplinary bachelor of arts degree from the University of California and a master’s degree in Social Psychology from Harvard University.His CLG colleagues have also written Unlock Behavior, Unleash Profits: Developing Leadership Behavior that Drives Profitability in Your Organization, Preparing CEOs for Success: What I Wish I Knew and Switchpoints: Culture Change on the Fast Track to Business Success.

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Sharon Drew Morgen /  Did You Really Say What I Think I Hear? (In Progress)

Sharon Drew Morgen is a visionary, thought leader, author of many books including NY Times Best Seller, inventor, consultant, trainer, and developer of Buying Facilitation(r) method. Sharon Drew is the developer of the addition of the buying decision path into the field of sales. She is currently semi-retired, focusing on bringing the HOW TO of listening, to all people who wish to communicate more effectively, via a new book that will assess biases, filters, assumptions, and habits.

Sharon Drew Morgen | 512 457 0246


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Anna Stevens / Turn Your Dreams and Wants into Achievable SMART Goals!

Anna Stevens is known as the Emotional Intelligence Maven. She helps people understand how emotions affect their behaviors, actions and relationships, and how one can take control over own emotions rather than let emotions be in control. Anna has been featured on multiple radio-shows and on TV, and she presented for many organizations, including SHRM Atlanta, Metro Atlanta Chamber, British-American Business Group and the like. Her signature service includes consulting on How to Build an EmotionallyIntelligent Brand, in which she works with a client, step-by-step aligning its corporate strategy to digital strategies, including human-centered assignment framing, research of the competition and refinement of business, PR, media, SOCIAL MEDIA and marketing strategies.

“In my book Turn Your Dreams and Wants into Achievable SMART Goals! I share with you a clear, simple and complete step-by-step system that will help you set and achieve significant and meaningful goals. The book is full of practical and motivational content and includes both theory and examples of relevant experience. This book is a comprehensive manual, a detailed guide to effective goal-setting for entrepreneurs, managers and parents. The book offers practical strategies to identify the goals that are meaningful and matter most to you. It teaches you to objectively evaluate your goals and eliminate the ones that are not realistic. It provides solutions for overcoming challenges that arise as you’re moving along the way to your success. It coaches you how to face fears rather than to avoid them. It arms you with useful tools and know-hows to empower you to take actions that will ensure results you desire. Finally, this book supplies you with questions that are meaningful and significant and are aimed to help you through your self-discovery process.”

Paul Spiegelman / Smile Guide: Employee Perspectives on Culture, Loyalty, and Profit

Paul Spiegelman is the founder and chief executive officer of The Beryl Companies, which includes: Beryl, a technologyfocused patient-experience company dedicated to improving relationships between healthcare providers and consumers; The Beryl Institute, a research and educational entity that publishes information about improving the patient experience and how that activity links to better financial outcomes for healthcare providers; The Circle, a training company that helps businesses enhance employee engagement and develop more positive workplace cultures; and the Small Giants Community, a global organization that brings together leaders who are focused on values-based business principles.

Paul leads a unique, people-centric culture that has remarkably high employee and customer retention rates. Beryl has won nine “best place to work” awards, including being voted the No. 2 Best Medium-Sized Company to Work for in America. Paul was named regional Entrepreneur of the Year 2010 by Ernst & Young.

Paul is a sought-after speaker and author on executive leadership, entrepreneurship, corporate culture, customer relationships, and employee engagement. His views have been published in the New York Times, Entrepreneur, the Dallas Morning News, Inc. Magazine, Healthcare Financial Management, Leadership Excellence, and many other noteworthy publications, as well as in his first internationally published book, Why is Everyone Smiling? The Secret Behind Passion, Productivity, and Profit.

Paul practiced law for two years prior to starting Beryl. He holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of California Los Angeles and a law degree from Southwestern University in Los Angeles. He mentors MBA students at Texas Christian University and Southern Methodist University, as well as nurse executives in the Robert Wood Johnson Executive Nurse Fellows Program. He is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives and on the board of the nonprofit Entrepreneurs for North Texas.

Smile Guide: Employee Perspectives on Culture, Loyalty, and Profit

Employee loyalty drives customer satisfaction, which in turn drives profit: this is the key to success for Spiegelman. Put simply, what he calls this Circle of Growth™ philosophy states that if you focus first and foremost on your employees, you will gain their loyalty. Employee loyalty leads to customer loyalty. Loyal customers drive profit into your business. Then you take that profit, give your employees better tools and resources to do their jobs, and the cycle continues.


Dianne Durkin / Magnetic Leadership

Dianne Durkin is the president and founder of Loyalty Factor, a consulting and training company that enhances employee, customer and brand loyalty for some of the nation’s most prominent corporations and smaller businesses. She has a very unique background including finance, direct sales, international marketing and training and development.

Widely recognized as a visionary thinker who has a rare combination of creativity and a strong business sense, Dianne has been interviewed as a Loyalty Expert by ABC News. She has been featured in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Fortune, USA Today, Investor’s Business Daily and the Boston Globe, among numerous other publications. Dianne was the subject of two cover stories in Learning and Training magazine and Sales & Service Excellence.

Dianne is the author of two books: The Loyalty Factor: Building Employee, Customer and Brand Loyalty and The Power of Magnetic Leadership: It’s Time to get R.E.A.L. which recently received Clarion Review’s Five Star Rating. Others have stated The Power of Magnetic Leadership is the only leadership reference guide any manager needs.

If you need someone to quickly assess the core issues within your company and outline their impact on the organization, profits, productivity and people, Dianne is your person. She is continually sought after to lead companies into new markets, handle organizational restructures and set up programs to build lasting commitments with employees and customers.

Magnetic Leadership

Dianne Durkin’s new book defines this irresistible force of superior leadership and offers readers insight about what makes The Power of Magnetic Leadership: It’s Time to Get R. E. A. L. – how its magnetism results in increased productivity and corporate profitability.

Norman Bodek / The Harada Method

Norman has been a frequent keynote speaker at major conferences and teaches companies on employee empowerment, Lean/Toyota Production System, customer service, productivity, lean accounting, quick kaizen, and process improvement. Norman also teaches business management students “Japanese Management  Principles” at Portland State University.

Mr. Bodek attended the University of Wisconsin and graduated with a bachelor’s degree from New York University. He also attended New York University Graduate School of Business and New York University College of Education.

The Harada Method is a sport’s analogy: people love sports – how to make winners at work? Harada Method in Japan is recognized as the world’s best process on day-to-day management to develop people to their fullest capability .

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Joseph Callaway / Clients First: The Two Word Miracle

How honesty, competency, and caring will make you rich

Throw out the sales manual. Get off the motivation elevator. Clients First is a two word miracle that can change your life. This book outlines a powerful path to riches that authors Joseph and JoAnn Callaway used to sell a billion dollars in real estate in just ten years—a feat never before achieved. Here, they explain the three keys to putting your clients first that helped them create one of the most successful realty firms in the U.S.

Each of the three keys is important and can stand on its own. However, the success you can achieve when following the Clients First program can only be reached when all three keys are used in coordination.

Alex Greenwood / Kickstarter Success Secrets

J. Alexander Greenwood is the author of Kickstarter Success Secrets, a top-selling ebook on how to succeed in the world of crowdfunding. Kickstarter Success Secrets gives tips, do’s and don’t’s that are easily digestible and ready to be put to use on your Kickstarter or Indiegogo campaign. Greenwood knows what he’s talking about: he raised 106% of his funding goal on his first Kickstarter project.

Greenwood owns and operates AlexanderG Public Relations and Caroline Street Press, an independent publishing imprint in Kansas City, Missouri. He previously worked as a newspaper editor, college instructor, radio talk show host and vice president of Kansas City Public Television.

A fan of suspense, thrillers, mystery and horror, he wrote three novels in the award nominated John Pilate Mystery Series: Pilate’s Cross, Pilate’s Key and Pilate’s Ghost. His short story, Obsidian, won the Shelf Unbound Magazine/Wattpad Short Fiction Award in 2011 and the short story award in April 2010.

Elaine Bossiks / The Last Victim

Elaine Bossik had three careers: as magazine editor, medical writer and teacher in the New York City school system. She is now a staff columnist for, an online screenwriting magazine, writing how-to articles for aspiring writers under the name of Elaine Radford. She writes articles related to her novel on her website/blog,

While Elaine’s professional career helped shape her writing, her fascination with people is the inspiration for her fiction. She believes that great stories begin and end with provocative characters.

Her debut novel was reviewed by The Midwest Book Review in April 2012. Here’s what they said:  “The Last Victim” is a choice read… very much recommended.”

The Last Victim is a riveting saga about the consequences of obsession, lies and deception.

From the first moment Sophie Rothman lies to her husband about the child she is carrying, the lives of everyone in her family are changed forever.

Driven by a twisted obsession to accumulate money for its own sake, Sophie forces her family to live beneath their means and drives her husband, Harry, away. During his absence, Sophie’s loneliness leads her into an illicit affair and an unwanted pregnancy. When her lover leaves, Sophie begs Harry to return and then deceives him into believing the child she’s carrying is his. If Sophie keeps her secret, no one will be hurt. Or will they? It’s a question Sophie will have to answer one day.

Jeanie, the product of Sophie’s affair, grows into a beautiful, strong-willed woman who defies her mother at every turn and becomes an archaeologist. Destiny takes Jeanie to Masada—one of the greatest archaeological digs of all time—where she falls in love with David. When Jeanie announces her plans to marry, Sophie is forced to reveal her longguarded secret and forbid the marriage.

The events set in motion by Sophie’s revelation catapult Jeanie to a near breakdown and tear the Rothman family apart. On Jeanie’s final journey, she draws on all her courage to confront her mother and break the bonds that bind.

The Last Victim is a story spanning three decades—from the streets of Brooklyn, New York in the 1940s to the streets of Jerusalem and the harsh desert sands of Masada in the 1960s. Here is a multi-layered portrait of Jewish-American life during a turbulent time in America, and the deep connection to Israel’s fight to survive in the Middle East.

Jan Carpman/ Directional Sense: How to Find Your Way Around

Jan Carpman is a wayfinding expert with 30+ years’experience on hundreds of projects in large, complex,public facilities. Believing that designed environmentsand their wayfinding systems should respond to theneeds of the people who use them, she is proud to haveinvolved thousands of users in her work. A skilledspeaker, writer, and coach, Jan is the author (with MyronGrant) of Directional Sense: How to Find Your Way Aroundand Design that Cares: Planning Health Facilities forPatients and Visitors. She is a Partner in Carpman GrantAssociates, Wayfinding Consultants, Ann Arbor, MI andholds a PhD in Architecture and Sociology (University ofMichigan), a Master of City Planning (HarvardUniversity), and a BA in Sociology (University ofRochester).

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Sherri Elliott-Yeary/You Can Have It All Just Not All at Once and Ties to Tattoos

Sherri Elliott-Yeary is known as the Generational Guru and a leading expert on the generational differences in the workplace. She consults with C-level leaders on organization-wide strategies to reduce attrition costs, increase profitability and create agile workforces able to adapt to ongoing change. Sherri’s clients gain a competitive advantage in attracting, retaining and managing top talent. Her strategic expertise as the generational expert helps her clients refine their business model and practices by integrating cross-generational market trends into the company strategy.

Sherri advises CEOs, executives, business owners and Boards of Directors, often serving as an external expert and coach to create cultures of agility and innovation. She consults to Fortune 500 companies, privately held businesses and not-for-profit organizations from a variety of industries. Her expertise in the field of generational differences ensures her clients’ increased profitability, productivity and the ability to adapt in today’s changing market place.

Byron Reese/Infinite Progress: How Technology and the Internet Will End Ignorance, Disease, Hunger, Poverty and War

A frequent traveler to destinations rooted in the past, such as Cuba and North Korea, Byron Reese speculates on and writes about what the future of the world will be like. As a regular speaker at international, leading-edge conferences, such as SXSW, NAB, Wolfram Data Summit, IAB, and PICNIC, he delivers talks with the art of a storyteller about history, technology, and the coming golden age of humanity.

Synthesizing history and the advances of technology, Reese makes an extremely compelling case that the future will soon see the end the five main plagues of human existence: ignorance, disease, poverty, hunger, and war. And while he is clearly an optimist, he considers himself a reasoned one and is quick to point out that over the entire span of human history, the optimists have been right virtually all the time.

With this in mind, Byron has outlined our inevitable future in Infinite Progress: How the Internet and Technology Will End Ignorance, Disease, Poverty, Hunger, and War (Greenleaf Book Group, March 2013), one in which readers are sure to come away from inspired and excited about what awaits them.

A native Texan, Reese attained his BA in Economics at Rice University, and went on to create two technology-based businesses that he later sold. He now oversees R&D for Demand Media, a content and social media brand company that operates websites such as eHow and

Reese currently resides in Austin with his wife and four children.

Dee Doanes/The Man With the Green Suitcase

Dee Doanes is the author of The Man With the Green Suitcase, her first fiction novel.

The book has gotten rave reviews from critics which include the Midwest Book Review. She has previously published short stories and poetry. She has a deep passion for writing and has been writing since the age of five.

Doanes has a background in copywriting, communications, and social media.

She’s active in several charities and conducts a youth poetry workshop for the Atlanta Writers Club Youth Writing Camp, and is the former co-chair of the Writing in the Schools Program for Georgia Writers.

Doanes lives in Atlanta, Georgia and enjoys spending time with her daughter and parents. Doanes’ mother encouraged her to read and to be creative while growing up. In her spare time she enjoys attending writing events and workshops, fitness training, collecting art, world travel, and gourmet cooking.

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Michelle Sfakianos/The 4-1-1 on Surviving Teenhood

MICHELE SFAKIANOS is a Registered Nurse, Life Skills Expert,Speaker and Author. In 1982, she received her AS Degree in Business Data Processing/Computer Programming. In 1993, she received her Associate in Science degree in Nursing from St. Petersburg Junior College, graduating with Honors.

In 1999, Michele received her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursingfrom Florida International University, graduating with High Honors. Michele has been previously published in both PoetryBooks and a Nursing Journal. Michele is also the owner of Open Pages Publishing, LLC offering quality self-publishing. Her first book “Useful Information for Everyday Living” was published October 2010 and was later changed to “The 4-1-1 on Life Skills” then released June 2011. Her next book, “The 4-1-1 on Step Parenting” was released October 2011. Michele’s latest book, “The 4-1-1 on Surviving Teenhood” was published October 2012. She is well respected in her areas of expertise. Her years of experience as a Registered Nurse, Mother and Life Skills Expert have given her the knowledge and wisdom to write her books.

Christina Hamlett/Media Magnetism

Former actress and theater director Christina Hamlett is an award-winning author, media relations expert, professional ghostwriter, and script consultant for the film industry (which means that she stops lots of really bad movies from coming to theaters near you). Her credits to date include 30 books, 150 stage plays, 5 optioned feature films, and hundreds of articles and interviews that appear in trade publications throughout the world.

Her latest release is Media Magnetism: How to Attract the Favorably Publicity You Want and Deserve. Available on Amazon in paperback and on Kindle, this is a must-have book for small business owners, authors, artists, entrepreneurs and nonprofits that want to learn how to maximize media opportunities on a minimalist budget. Along with two dozen media industry colleagues who contributed chapter content, Christina provides insider tips and advice on how to make influential connections, become sound-bite savvy, endear yourself to reporters, survive awkward moments, and use social media wisely.

Teresa Joyce/There’s A Fine Line

Teresa Joyce was born on the 15th December 1958 the middle child of three. After losing her father at a very young age; this was to set the pattern for the rest of her life. Losing was something she would have to get used to. Today she still has some memory of her father, but in truth it’s all a little hazy. Her mother through no fault of her own after that loss had no other alternative, other than to return to her parent’s home with her children in tow. This family unit was to spend only a few years there, until the wind of change came around once more. Happy memories are something that Teresa holds in very short supply. Her mother was set to meet the man that was to become her stepfather, and they moved once more to a new city with the promise of a new life. Hopefully it would be a happy one for all concerned, but it became a place for Teresa that felt far more like a prison. One in which she would spend many years months days and hours hating. She swore to herself that she would leave all this behind at the first possible occasion.

The subject of my book covers more than one issue; it’s a true story that ranges over a period of many years. It covers the first married years of my mother’s life, and the abuse she received from my now deceased father. The hardship she found within her life in so many ways, no one should have ever had to go through, but sadly it just seemed to follow her around. Some years later she remarried, but unfortunately this union would tear her once more into tiny pieces.

Kendall Fickin/Rise & Grind: Get To Your Next Level Now

We all know the importance of taking care of business. Well, when it comes to family and the community; Mr. Kendall Ficklin has raised the bar and expectations. From the long days on road, to the dedicated time that he spends with his family, there’s a reason for his much acclaimed success.

Mr. Ficklin is the father of eight beautiful children and a lovely wife of course. In his spare time, between hustling and starting new businesses, Kendall has always had a passion to be a man and make men; with that passion he started a non-profit organization called menXchange where he mentors young males and coaches men and women. His desire to share his story with others has motivated hundreds of young men and woman in the community to reach their Next Level.

Kendall has found his niche as a motivator, educator, and change agent for men and woman of all ages. Through his writings of articles for online magazines such as:,, His Influence, Bayiah Magazine, and the Motivational Memo as well as his blog, Kendall continues to inspire others. Kendall has also made appearances on the radio show theloveexperience on WIGO AM 1570 as well as Atlanta Live Channel 57.

Kendall currently resides in Atlanta, Georgia, where he successfully juggles his roles as husband, father, mentor, coach, author, student, and entrepreneur. As he leads by example, Kendall is currently working towards his Bachelor of Science in Small Business Management and Entrepreneurship.

Rise & Grind is not about age, gender or race, everyone can Rise & Grind to there own ability for there own personal growth.

This is about going from ordinary to extraordinary; motivating, educating and inspiring you to produce the change necessary to reach your AMAZING. Whether it’s in your business, career, relationship or your personal growth as a man or a woman – “Rise & Grind” will help you reach it.

Rise – Wake up everyday with a sense of purpose!  Going from ordinary to extraordinary in mind, body and soul. Elevate your thinking, elevate your game.

Grind – Go after that purpose with a sense of urgency, everyday, there is no time for rest you have already wasted enough time, you can chill in heaven. Stop wasting so much time on everything else and spend your “Grind Time” on YOU!

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Tami Cannizzaro/Tales of the Terminated: A humorous Look at Life After Layoff

Tami Cannizzaro knows about the curves that life can throw at you. Author of the funny, poignant and always truthful Tales of the Terminated®: A Humorous Look at Life After a Layoff, Tami brings humor, hope and true-life tales to your event.Tami’s talk will have your audience smiling and laughing out loud as they realize they’re not alone in facing life’s many challenges.

Tales of the Terminated: A humorous Look at Life After Layoff: Stress, heartache, happiness, anger, sadness, boredom, loneliness and feeling less-than-successful are all emotions that follow the recently unemployed or underemployed around like a shadow. Nevertheless, Cannizzaro discovered there is another side to the story, a humorous side. Yes, funny things happen when you’ve been laid off.

“My experience showed me there is more to being laid off than simply losing a job,” said Cannizzaro, a veteran marketing and public relations professional.

“The stories in the book are mostly funny, sometimes poignant and are all based on things that happened to me.”The lessons in Tales of the Terminated will benefit readers of any age, but will especially resonate with those over forty.

Donna Hartney/The AHA! Handbook: How to spark the insights that will transform your life and career

Donna Hartney, Ph.D., is an expert in life-changing AHA!s and teaches others how to prime themselves for flashes of clarity that will transform their lives and careers—momentous epiphanies, pivotal realizations, profound insights. She is a performance consultant who works with global leaders and professionals at Fortune 500 companies. She earned her Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and lives with her family in Western New York.

The AHA! Handbook: How to spark the insights that will transform your life and career is the first research-based self-help book that teaches readers how to spark pivotal realizations. It counters conventional wisdom, which holds that momentous, life-altering AHA!s are rare events outside a person’s control.

Donna analyzed 99 published, first-hand accounts of transformational insights. For example, she analyzed how Nelson Mandela, Sandra Oh, Tracy Chevalier, and Norman Vincent Peale experienced powerful AHA!s that defined their careers. She analyzed how Nora Ephron, Emily Proctor, Blair Underwood, and Shonda Rhimes, experienced pivotal epiphanies that remade their relationships. She analyzed how Queen Latifah, Josh Hamilton, Maria Shriver, and Eckhart Tolle experienced profound insights that transformed their health and well-being.

The AHA! Handbook presents the results of that research interwoven with inspirational, real-life stories of lifechanging insights and practical advice. The book describes 21 actions readers can take to generate powerful, lifealtering realizations in their lives and careers. These actions fall into three phases: prime yourself to live life in a way that attracts pivotal realizations, watch for triggers to notice and leverage life’s insight-rich moments, and capture the value to tap the transformational power of an AHA! once it arrives.

Gerry Burke/Pest on the Run

Gerry Burke earned his stripes as a copywriter in the advertising industry, so his move to publishing was one he embraced with enthusiasm. He has a long-standing commitment to the horse racing community, late-night bars, and loose women (which inspired his comedic hero, Paddy). Gerry is single and lives in Melbourne, Australia.

Pest on the Run: Ask anyone who knows him: Paddy Pest is a real character. Paddy is an Australian crime fighter with a dubious Irish background, an overwhelming abundance of confidence, and a handful of bad habits. His enthusiasm for finding trouble is only exceeded by his incompetence. Fortunately, his pal and sometime sidekick, Stormy Weathers, is usually available to rescue him from his ill-advised forays into foolish and reckless situations-frequently involving the fairer sex. From Yvette Baguette, the delightfully French gendarme, to Paddy’s nemesis, Nadia Nickoff-the minx from Minsk-Paddy is a lady’s man all the way. Murder and mayhem are all in a day’s work for this Aussie crime fighter. He needs his wits to survive the onslaught of the disreputable rogues and villains who are out to get him. Paddy’s life is one big, unbelievable adventure after another. And now, he’s got a certain lady on a certain train who needs his help-or does she? The world needs someone like Paddy Pest-and if you doubt that, just ask him!


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Philip Jones/Worlds of the Crystal Moon: Ascendants of Ancients Sovereign

Phillip E. Jones was born in Raleigh, North Carolina in 1971. At the age of five, he was sent to Colorado to be raised by his Aunt Judy where he spent the majority of his youth in Empire. At the age of 14, Judy took Phillip to Broomfield, CO. This was where he spent the rest of his teen years attending Broomfield High School until he graduated in 1990 and then went on to join the United States Navy and served for five years as an air traffic controller.

Now residing in Las Vegas, NV, Phillip Jones began writing the Worlds of the Crystal Moon series in 2007 after he awoke from a nightmare. His dream was so vivid and such a compelling story that he sat down and wrote the first 80 pages in 36 hours. After selling 40,000 copies in Costco stores in 4 states and other outlets, Phillip joined forces with a team of investors to plan a worldwide release. Phillip has also worked with a number of highly qualified editors over the last year and a half to refine the story into the three book series that was released December 10, 2012.

As Creative Director for the WOTCM, Phillip plans to write three additional novels to complete his portion of the overall expansion of the Worlds of the Crystal Moon. Further, there will be offshoot stories that will be written by other authors who know the history of the WOTCM. These prequels will complement what Phillip has written, and they will make the Worlds of the Crystal Moon a massive, ongoing project. It is Phillip’s desire to see the Worlds of the Crystal Moon grow into a thriving franchise that owns hundreds of novels that are based on the storyline Phillip established. Scifi/Fantasy readers throughout the world will enjoy the Worlds of the Crystal Moon.

Worlds of the Crystal Moon: Ascendants of Ancients Sovereign:

Wars Ignite-Worlds Crumble-Souls Ascend After the conclusion of the Great Destruction of Everything Known, a new reality was created by a group of self-proclaimed gods who united and called themselves the Farendrite Collective. These beings range from prideful seekers of recognition,Bassorine (God of War), to devious manipulators of circumstance like Lasidious(God of Mischief). Amidst the carnage, three humans were spared the devastation that befell earth. Now, they wake to unfamiliar surroundings, Southern Grayhamis their new home, and they must save a world that is about to suffer the same fate as their planet. Sam Goodrich was a world-renowned doctor who fought an inner-demon that lurked within the deepest shadows of his mind. Sam always had to balance his commitment to the Hippocratic Oath against his desire to inflict pain inside the cages of mixed martial arts. Shalee Adamson was an unselfish, beautiful,stubborn, yet witty and loving woman who wanted to save the less fortunate.George Nailer was a self-proclaimed King of Deception whose only love was his daughter Abbie. With the fate of every being who lives on the worlds governed by the Crystal Moon in their hands, these three imperfect souls will be forced to live in service to the gods—a service the gods claim respects free will. With all lines blurred, welcome to the fantasy and chaos that is the Worlds of the Crystal

Darcy Eikenberg/Red Cape Revolution:Bring Your Superpowers to Work: Your Guide to More Clarity, Confidence and Control

Darcy Eikenberg, ACC, helps high performance professionals accelerate their leadership in ways that work for their organizations and for themselves. With a practical, real-life perspective, and with over 20 years’ experience working with top companies such as The Coca-Cola Company, Microsoft, Deloitte Consulting and State Farm, Darcy’s clients consistently grow to greater levels of clarity, confidence and control in their work and lives—all leading to better business results.

Before launching her own business, Darcy was a Principal at human resources consulting firm Hewitt Associates (now Aon Hewitt), where she served on both the Southeast and the North American Consulting Leadership teams. In those roles, she was accountable for developing and retaining talent, building managers and teams, and growing a healthy bottom-line. She also designed and led a national managers’ forum to share best practices and extend front-line learning, and created an internal coaching program specifically targeted to high potential associates and high revenue teams managing complex customer relationships.

Darcy is a popular speaker on career and leadership issues, working with organizations such as the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC),  the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA), and the Risk Management Society (RIMS). She’s been quoted in the Harvard Business Review,, Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Modesto Bee, and among others. Darcy is the past president of the Georgia Coach Association and earned her credentials through the International Coach Federation. She graduated from Northwestern University and lives in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She welcomes hearing from you and supporting your success.

In addition to her coaching work with executives and leaders, Darcy founded career and success site ias a way to help successful professionals at all levels discover their “superpowers” and make a bigger difference in the new world of work. Her book, Bring Your Superpowers to Work: Your Guide to More Clarity, Confidence and Control is available on Amazon and You can download a free chapter and explore more free tips and tools at

Selisse Berry/Out and Equal at Work

Selisse Berry is Founding Executive Director of Out & Equal Workplace Advocates. Under her leadership, the organization has grown significantly with dramatic increases in attendance at the annual Workplace Summit and the expansion of programs and global initiatives. Selisse is a frequent speaker on workplace equality and has spoken across the United States and abroad including recent presentations in the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Italy, Canada, Hungary, the West Indies, and Mexico. Her most recent awards include the Outstanding Hero Congressional Recognition from Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi; the Parks Award* in Rome, Italy; and the KQED Local Heroes Award** in San Francisco, California.  Selisse is the editor of Out & Equal at Work:  From Closet to Corner Office, Out & Equal’s new anthology of personal stories of executive trailblazers who have transformed the workplace for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

Selisse’s clear and unwavering vision has been instrumental in creating an international organization whose philosophy reflects the importance of treating all colleagues in the workplace with respect and dignity. Since her first job as a guidance counselor, Selisse has continued her commitment to justice as a teacher and as a leader of several social service organizations prior to founding Out & Equal Workplace Advocates. She has master’s degrees in  education and theology from the University of Texas and San Francisco Theological Seminary respectively. Selisse and her wife, Cynthia Martin, were legally married in California in 2008.

Out and Equal at Work:

A major transformation is happening in today’s workplace. This groundbreaking anthology chronicles personal narratives from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and allied executive trailblazers who have conquered adversity and ushered in policies that  affirm and support the LGBT community in the workplace. Out & Equal at Work  profiles an advocacy organization located at the intersection of the private sector and the broader social movement: Out & Equal Workplace Advocates, and its visionary Founding Executive Director, Selisse Berry

Fred Fields/How Short Hitting Bad Golfers Break 90 All the Time

Fred Fields a 6 handicap golfer, author of “How Short Hitting Bad Golfers Break 90 All the Time“, which teaches golf strategies to lower scores with your current swing.  Also teaches a simple, effective, easy to use swing which does not require a lot of practice to perfect.  Retired after 40 years as president of The Columbia Co., a property management firm that managed 2000 apartments in Greater Columbia SC Area. Teaches property management at Spartanburg Community College and at Midlands Technical College.

Every golfer, from Tiger Woods down, wants to improve his game. The problem is that almost none of them know how to do it, except to take a bunch of expensive lessons, most of which won’t work.

This book takes any golfer by the hand, and step-by-step, shows him what to do, how to do it, and WHY to do it.

Only 103 pages, it is written in plain, non-technical language, and is filled with jokes and stories to hold the reader’s interest.

The perfect gift for any golfer, it teaches how to hit the ball straight, how to putt better, and many other tips. But most important, it teaches basic strategies that will improve the golfer’s scores without changing his swing