Book Editing, Doctoring, & Ghostwriting

Books I have edited, doctored, or ghostwritten.

Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business

Disrupt: Think the Unthinkable to Spark Transformation in Your Business

Disrupt introduces a complete five-step program for identifying disruptive business opportunities–and successfully executing on them! frog design’s Luke Williams combines the design industry’s most powerful creativity techniques with true business implementation discipline. Using case studies, you’ll walk through defining and brainstorming ideas, crafting coherent solutions, getting buy-in, and more.

Look at More: A Proven Approach to Innovation, Growth, and Change

Why does real innovation elude so many companies, including those with the best technology, the cheapest resources, and even chief innovation officers? The problem is that they lack inspiration. Inspiration—as defined and outlined in this book—is a discipline (not to be confused with the real but short-lived burst of energy that sometimes occurs after quarterly […]

Promote Yourself: The New Rules for Career Success

How people perceive you at work has always been vital to a successful career. Now with the Internet, social media, and the unrelenting hum of 24/7 business, the ability to brand and promote yourself effectively has become absolutely essential. No matter how talented you are, it doesn’t matter unless managers can see those talents and […]

The Going In-House Handbook: A Concise Guide to Making Big Career Changes

The Going In-House Guidebook highlights the major factors that any professional will want to consider when evaluating a particular in-house opportunity. I’ve organized the book so that you’ll easily find exactly what you need, without being bogged down by a lot of irrelevant information. The topics are pertinent for professionals in all disciplines, including doctors, […]

The Eng@ged Customer: Using the New Rules of Internet Direct Marketing to Create Profitable Customer Relationships

The Eng@ged Customer: Using the New Rules of Internet Direct Marketing to Create Profitable Customer Relationships

In this valuable guide to niche marketing, Brondmo, the head of an Internet direct marketing firm, leads readers step by step through preparing for and launching an e-mail campaign.

Rediscovered Bach: Vocal Chamber Music in the Bach Cantatas

Rediscovered Bach: Vocal Chamber Music in the Bach Cantatas

For everyone interested in Bach’s vocal chamber works. A new perspective containing 130 pages of scores from the Neue Bach Ausgabe and repertory guides.

The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method That Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids–Without Going to Court

The Collaborative Way to Divorce: The Revolutionary Method That Results in Less Stress, Lower Costs, and Happier Kids–Without Going to Court

Based on the concept that both spouses hire legal representation yet agree to resolve their differences without going to court, Collaborative divorce is generally less expensive and quicker than litigation, gives the couple greater control over the outcome of their divorce, and keeps children out of the controversy. Clear, compassionate, and comprehensive, The Collaborative Way to Divorce offers a dignified, effective solution to one of life’s most difficult situations.

I Didn't See It Coming: The Only Book You'll Ever Need to Avoid Being Blindsided in Business

I Didn't See It Coming: The Only Book You'll Ever Need to Avoid Being Blindsided in Business

I Didn't See It Coming provides savvy advice and strategic insights for recognizing and dealing with the situations that can threaten your career. This book will help you develop the skills you need to read the room, correctly assess what is happening around you, and control your career destiny. It shows you why you need an exit strategy, how to navigate the political terrain, how (and why) to differentiate between colleagues, and why it's important to follow the money. Everyone can benefit from understanding how office politics works and what you can do to enhance your position. For anyone in a dicey situation—even if you don't know it yet—this is the ultimate guidebook for office survival. When it comes to your career, don't take chances! Take charge and make sure you see it coming.

Don't Bother Me Mom–I'm Learning!

Don't Bother Me Mom–I'm Learning!

Prensky debunks the accepted wisdom that video games are harmful to children. Instead, he contends that games can teach a multitude of skills, including problem solving, language and cognitive skills, strategic thinking, multitasking, and parallel processing. He cites research showing the benefits of games in teaching skills children will need in a twenty-first-century economy, pointing to the military use of games to teach strategy, laproscopic surgeons who play games as a "warm-up" before surgery, and entrepreneurs who played games growing up.

Sparks: How Parents Can Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers

Sparks: How Parents Can Ignite the Hidden Strengths of Teenagers

In this practical book, Dr. Peter Benson, a leading authority on childhood and adolescence, describes a simple yet powerful plan for awakening the spark that lives inside each and every young person. Sparks—when illuminated and nurtured—give young people joy, energy, and direction.

The CNA Study Guide

The CNA Study Guide

A comprehensive update to the bestselling Novell's CNA Study Guide, this guide covers the complete NetWare 3 CNA program and provides a headstart towards the exams needed for the higher CNE credential. Includes a complete set of simulations – all of which will run on a student's stand-alone computer – covering NetWare servers, workstations, router installations, and practice questions […]

The Well Tempered Clavier of J.S. Bach: A Handbook for Keyboard Teachers and Performers

The Well Tempered Clavier of J.S. Bach: A Handbook for Keyboard Teachers and Performers

"Laurette Goldberg’s Handbook — lively, full of important information, and charmingly written — is obviously a labor of love. I cannot imagine a keyboard student who would not profit from its insights."
—Richard Goode