The Authors' Journey

Inspiration for writing a book and growing as an influencer

Jeff Bezos—Book
or Affair?

February 20, 2019—Helen Chang

Jeff Bezos, the world’s richest man and owner of Amazon, announced his divorce in January. Married for 25 years, he had been having an affair for at least 8 months. Now, he's is embroiled in a... MORE


A woman veterinarian story: From depression to passion

March 13, 2019—Helen Chang

Have you suffered anxiety and depression, but later discovered joy and connection? You want to write a book, but you wonder if anyone will want to hear your story. Will anyone... MORE 

Why do we
tell stories?

May 13, 2019—Helen Chang

Why do we tell stories? From time immemorial, we as humanity have wanted to share our stories with each other. From elders to youngsters, from warrior to warrior, from oracles to kings... MORE

Flying Coach with Robert Kiyosaki of Rich Dad, Poor Dad

January 25, 2019—Helen Chang

I was on a recent flight to Phoenix for my niece's graduation. When I walked on the plane, I had a hard time finding seats. I finally found an open middle seat, and as I prepared to sit down, I recognized... MORE

Growing LinkedIn from 3,500 to 35,000 Connections

May 2, 2019—Helen Chang

Would you like to 10x your LinkedIn following? Writing your book for business growth and marketing success is a great way to do that. Here's a story of one of our authors... MORE

Autobiography
or Memoir

July 31, 2019—Helen Chang

Here's a bad joke: What's the difference between a summer dress, clean underwear and a funeral gown? Answer: The difference between memoir, autobiography... MORE

How to write
inspiring TED Talks

February 25, 2019—Helen Chang

Have you dreamed of giving an inspiring TED talk? Have you watched inspiring TED talks and wished you could also speak on stage? I recently had the honor of working with two... MORE

Triple your
speaking fees 

May 23, 2019—Helen Chang

As a speaker, you inspire people. You empower them to make big changes. You give them the tools to transform their lives. Let's face it: you deserve the highest pay possible. But how do you... MORE

5 Effective storytelling tips from TEDx

July 2, 2019—Helen Chang

Last month, I had the honor of attending a TEDx event in Chula Vista. One of the best speakers that day was William Hung, the American Idol contestant of "She Bangs" fame, who is now... MORE

Wei Ji: Danger and Opportunity

March 18, 2020—Helen Chang

How are you doing? With recent events, I've seen people's reactions range from panic to calm. Understandably, with the global death toll rising, there is reason for fear. As one ... MORE

Tribute to a colleague and friend

June 20, 2019—Helen Chang

The first time I met Katherine MacKenett (at that time known as Kristine Serio), she expressed such a profound insight about writing, I wrote it down on her resume. She said she resonated with... MORE

Should I write a business book or a memoir book?

June 3, 2019—Helen Chang

Prospective authors often tell me, "I think I have two books -- one about my life and one about my business. I don't know if I should write a business or a memoir book." Do you have this same dilemma?... MORE

One simple habit
of Bill Gates

October 16, 2019—Helen Chang

Bill Gates has one simple habit that you can follow. Bill's executive assistant packs a canvas bag for him every week. This bag does not contain reports, documents or materials from Microsoft... MORE

A business book
with a heart

November 14, 2019—Helen Chang

I've had the honor of working with Michael Gerber, author of the E-Myth books for more than a decade now. We've done 8 books so far in the series, including The E-Myth Real Estate Investor... MORE

Your personal-story in a book—inspiration from Crazy Rich Asians movie

March 6, 2019—Helen Chang

The blockbuster movie Crazy Rich Asians took audiences by storm, I personally loved it, watching it twice. And producers are already working on the sequel... The movie, directed... MORE

Kobe Bryant's
book legacy

February 24, 2020—Helen Chang

The sudden death of Kobe Bryant "Black Mamba" — NBA superstar, business investor, and book publisher — left millions mourning, including me. The helicopter that carried him, 41, ... MORE

[FREE The Reader's Why] Your photo in designing a book cover?

April 30, 2020—Helen Chang

A powerful cover design conveys the book content, while attracting readers. One of our authors, a successful marriage therapist, asked this question about her book... MORE

Soulmate to Book Series

March 12, 2020—Helen Chang

You can also find your soulmate in a book. When Jeff Krahl was looking for his soulmate, he committed to going on three dates every week for six months. He asked everybody... MORE

The Opportunities
You See

March 26, 2020—Helen Chang

One day we will all be gratefull for all the opportunities we are given in every circumstance. The circumstances around us are getting more dire, and we are told, is likely to get... MORE

Sometimes You Just Gotta Laugh

April 10, 2020—Helen Chang

With the mask shortage going on, a lot of people are taking matters in their own hands. Funny photos... I just have to share... They're getting creative with DIY masks and more... MORE

Your #1 Way to Your Unique Business book

March 5, 2020—Helen Chang

Your own unique story makes your book different from any other book out there with the same topic. Are you ready to boost your credibility and stand out as an expert?... MORE

Denis Waitley's message of hope an inspiration

May 25, 2020—Helen Chang

What do the world's best authors do, even in time of coronavirus? They work on their next book, of course. Bestselling author Denis Waitley has been doing just that... MORE

Seven places to put your photo on a book

May 19, 2020—Helen Chang

Writing your own book is a stellar way to build your name, brand and business. It's also a great way to raise your visibility. This includes sharing your face in your book... MORE

[INSPIRING VIDEOS] Turn Protests into a Book

June 29, 2020—Helen Chang

Writing allows your voice to be heard across the world. Over the years, our company has naturally attracted a wide diversity of authors, who I'm happy to say, look like the world... MORE

[INSPIRING VIDEOS] Books as catalyst for social change

July 18, 2020—Helen Chang

Your book can make a difference to the lives of the people reading it. Your book can be a catalyst for social change. Most people I talked to want to write a book for credibility... MORE

[STORY] Hamilton -
The Origin Story

July 22, 2020—Helen Chang

Lin-Manuel Miranda - Hamilton now on Disney Plus. A musical inspired by the book, Alexander Hamilton by Ron Chernow. I've been thinking about subscribing to the... MORE

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