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Pitfalls in Publishing – How to Avoid Them

March 29, 2018 | Dyan Burgess

Dyan Burgess

Following on from last month’s post let’s look at some of my rookie errors and what you could do differently to save yourself some heartache (and time and money) in your book-publishing journey. One question I did not ask was ‘Is my manuscript final?’ I hear you say ‘What do you mean, is my manuscript […]



Issues At Work? Check Your Unconscious Blueprints™

March 27, 2018 | Sue Lester

If you feel stressed by the people at work, you’re not alone. Perhaps this was even one of the strong motivators for you setting up your own business? The American Institute of Stress found 28% of work stress was ‘people issues’ and 46% ‘workload’, which also has a people element to it. The Australian Psychological Society’s […]



Simplifying Your Publication Journey Using Word

February 9, 2018 | Dyan Burgess

You have done the hard work of dotting the i’s and crossing the t’s. Now you want to finally convert all those words into a book. In publishing, you may hear the phrase ‘format and design your manuscript for book production.’ Before this happens there are some key steps to prepare your work for an […]



Top 5 Questions To Ask When Choosing an Editor For Your Book

January 15, 2018 | Dyan Burgess

After preparing your manuscript for professional editing you need to find an editor who will collaborate with you. The editor you choose should ideally be aligned with your values and style, so that there are not significant changes to your manuscript that you will have issues with in most cases an editor should be focussed […]



Introducing Your Unconscious Blueprint

December 8, 2017 | Sue Lester

Put simply, your Unconscious Blueprint(TM) is your internal image programming your behaviour. Like any programme, it needs updating regularly to ensure you perform at your optimum level. If you’ve regularly looked after yourself, physically, emotionally and psychologically over the years, continuing to learn and grow, then chances are your unconscious blueprint is an empowering one. […]



What We Have Learned So Far. What Is The Next Step?

November 1, 2017 | Dyan Burgess

Over the last few months we have reviewed, the top 10 concerns about writing and publishing a book in these posts. Here is the initial post. Hopefully one or more of the tips in those posts have assisted you to get closer to your writing goal. If they have, you have moved past these concerns, […]



Everyone Has a Book These Days; Aren’t I Just Following The Crowd?

October 4, 2017 | Dyan Burgess

Publishing a book of your own is still a pretty unique thing. How many people do you know who have written their own books? When you do know someone who is an author, do you think ‘I could do that’ or ‘My story should be shared’ or ‘That could benefit my business if I wrote […]



What Leverage Does A Book Give My Business?

September 4, 2017 | Dyan Burgess

Writing a book has so many benefits for your business. The process of putting your content into a cohesive order will force you to think carefully about the goals and processes of your business, the customers that you have and want to have, and the problems you can solve for them. This type of thinking […]



I Already Have So Much Content, Why Would I Want A Book As Well?

August 1, 2017 | Dyan Burgess

Fantastic! Having too much content is unlikely to be a problem. In fact, it’s a blessing because it means you’re half way there with your writing. Here’s a checklist of items that you can use to get started if you already have a lot of content: 1.    Sort what you already have into topic areas. […]



Be a Collaborator

July 4, 2017 | Pix Jonasson

I am an avid reader of business and personal development books and biographies. One of the latest books on my bedside table that I’m reading at present is by Janine Garner, “From Me to We”. I bought the book after I recently saw Janine present at a Leadership Academy for my health and wellness business in […]