10 Quotations for you to Reflect On

Image via Wikipedia Over the past three days, I have been participating in The International Alliance for Women's 30th Anniversary Celebration at their Global Partnership Forum held in Toronto, October 24 - 26, 2010. It was a delight to meet women from all over the world and have a dialog with them. Whenever you meet someone who may appear different from you, once you start talking you will find some common ground. Next week we will go back to the usual schedule for the Invisible Mentor. I have some really good content for you. Today, I have 10 quotations for you to reflect on. "Be careful the environment you choose for it will … [Read more...]

Show Me Your Company And I’ll Tell You Who You Are

Achieving Goals: Show Me Your Company And I’ll Tell You Who You Are There is truth to the adage that if you show me your company I will tell you for you are. What are your goals in life? What percentage of the time do you accomplish the things that you want in life? If you seldom meet your goals and objectives, it probably is time to look at the people in your sphere of influence. If you want to be smarter you have to hang around smarter people. And if you want to be wealthier in life (not only wealthy in money), hang out with wealthy people. That's part of the formula to achieving goals. Who do you spend your time with? Who influences … [Read more...]

The Invisible Mentor Interviews John Kremer, The Bookmarketing Go-to Guy

Have a book you'd like to market? John Kremer is the guy to turn to. In fact, Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen the masterminds behind the "Chicken Book" series used several of Kremer's ideas from his hugely popular book, 1001 Ways to Market Your Books. When I interviewed John Kremer he indicated that Canfield and Hansen gave him his big break. Who gave you your big break, or are you still waiting for your big break? Tell me a little bit about yourself John Kremer:  I am 61 years old and I live in Taos, New Mexico. My passion is publishing, marketing, walking my dog and spending time with my wife. What’s a typical day like for … [Read more...]

The Rule of Five

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A few years ago I came across the Rule of Five outlined in 1001 Ways to Market Your Books by John Kremer, a book marketing expert . Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen have also used the Rule of Five to take their books to bestseller status. The Rule of Five simply means that each and every day you perform five activities that will assist you in achieving your core goals. So in their case they were trying to sell their book, Chicken Soup for the Soul, so one day they would send out five copies of books to be reviewed, another day would be calling five radio stations to get interviews and another day they would be sending out five press … [Read more...]