Book Publishing … Is THIS Your Year?
Are you like 80 percent of the population? Is there a book in you? Something that will establish your expertise, your credibility? Have you being gathering amazing stories during your years in nursing? In Management? As an executive? Have you thought about publishing “something” that would get your foot in the door as the “go to” person? What about a reposition within the industry or a transitional leap? Have you just finished a Masters or Doctorate that your thesis or dissertation just might be the genesis for a book?
Watch for an announcement of all Dr. Judith’s Books, CDs, DVDs, T-shirts and BookMarks for Stabotage! coming in September
At a recent three-day convention, I was slated to present the opening keynote for the next day and a workshop on communication the third day. It has always been my practice when time permitted, to come in a day early so I could hear other speakers, feel the energy of the group and if there is another main speaker, to make sure that I hear him or her.
It never fails … at every conference I speak at, multiple attendees will say, “I can’t believe you’ve written all these books … I wish I could write a book.” And I always respond, “Why not … you can.”
Is there a book in you? Most people think there is. And most don’t get them out. You could have the makings of a fantastic novel, a creative young adult series, and exquisitely illustrated young children’s stories. Sci-fi could be your genre, a cookbook, how-to or business book may be lurking in your creative closet.
Money Smarts … So, What Are Your Money Fears?
Everyone has at least one. It’s time to confront your deepest financial fear and get them in the open. Whether it’s the fear of the soup kitchen or of making a mistake that is financially catastrophic, you can become inhibited from taking action.
Identify them. Write them down. Just the mere fact that they are on paper opens the door for you to commit and confront them head-on. Ask yourself,
Women, Sabotage & Bullying … Oh My!
Women are more likely to sabotage other women, rather than harass men. It’s a form of gender harassment. Why should women be treated any different? Harassment—whether caused by men or women—is a problem.
American businesses lose billions of dollars each year in lost productivity because of its unwillingness to deal with this issue. Verbal and physical abuse, sabotage and bullying should be in no workplace. Ever.
# 8 The Fear of Not Trusting Yourself
Gender differences surface in the trust department with money and investing. Men are less inclined to stick with an advisor whose advice has gone sour and they don’t abdicate financial decisions to someone else as easily as women do. Advisors can help . . . but don’t discount your own experiences and intuitiveness.
Money Fear #6 The Fear of Creating and Sticking to a Plan
Twenty-five percent of the American population believes that they will fund their retirement years by winning the Lottery! Fat chance.