“Writing my book gave me a deeper understanding of my work”: Dr. Vanessa Lapointe’s author journey

The power of writing a book, for many experts, is in spreading their lessons to a wider audience in order to maximize their impact.

For Dr. Vanessa Lapointe, getting her message out there was a major motivation to write. Author of the bestselling Discipline Without Damage, Dr. Lapointe talks with LifeTree Media publisher Maggie Langrick about the rewarding journey she took with her new book, Parenting Right From the Start (published by LifeTree in October 2019). The act of w... keep reading


“Writing is a battle cry against self-doubt”: Claire Booth on becoming a published author

As any author knows, it’s no easy feat to write a book. The dreaded writer’s block often rears its head along the way. But pushing yourself through this challenging process has its rewards.

Entrepreneur, speaker, and author Claire Booth talks with LifeTree Media publisher Maggie Langrick about her struggles with overcoming achiever fever, which is the subject of her first book, The Achiever Fever Cure (published by LifeTree in January 2019). Claire opens up about the transformation... keep reading


LifeTree Media to Publish Business Book from Retail Industry Expert Steve Dennis

We’re delighted to share the news that LifeTree Media will be publishing retail industry expert Steve Dennis’s first book. Remarkable Retail is scheduled to be released under LifeTree’s Best Book program on April 14, 2020.

Despite the clickbait headlines that warn of a “retail apocalypse,” many brick-and-mortar retail brands are enjoying strong growth and profits. Others, however, are destined to become obsolete because they offer merely convenience, decen... keep reading


LifeTree Media to Publish Inspirational Book from Mentor and Investor Brad Aronson

It’s our pleasure to announce that LifeTree Media will be publishing mentor and investor Brad Aronson’s new book, HumanKind. It is scheduled to be released under LifeTree’s Best Book program on March 31, 2020.

When Brad Aronson’s wife was ill with leukemia, they were overwhelmed by the outpouring of kindness from friends, family members, and complete strangers. Aronson realized how life-changing a small act of kindness can be and he began compiling stories to... keep reading


LifeTree Media to Publish Business Book from HR Experts Edie Goldberg and Kelley Steven-Waiss

We’re thrilled to announce that LifeTree Media will be publishing HR experts Edie Goldberg and Kelley Steven-Waiss’s first business book, The Inside Gig (working title). It is scheduled to be released under LifeTree’s Best Book program on April 7, 2020.

The Inside Gig provides a playbook for companies to master business disruptions rather than be run over by them. The war for talent has always focused on acquiring the best, whether through the ... keep reading


Five Questions to Ask Yourself Before Writing a Book

As a publisher of nonfiction expert-written books, I have seen first-hand the transformative difference that becoming a published author can make in an individual’s personal life and career. In fact, it’s the single most powerful way to position yourself as a thought leader—if you do it right.

There are more routes to publication available than ever before. While there is no one “best” way to publish a book, there is a way that is best for you. To help you navigate the complex world of modern publishing, here are five questions every aspiring nonfiction author... keep reading


6 of the Best Book Outlining Apps

It’s one thing to want to write a nonfiction book. It’s another to actually do it. A good starting point is to write a book outline, which can help you clarify your message and key points, and structure your arguments in a persuasive and digestible way. Nowadays there are plenty of accessible digital programs to make the outlining process quicker and more efficient.

Here are six top options to help you set your book up for success.

For brainstorming: MindMeister

If you’re a visual thinker, MindMeister... keep reading


LifeTree Media to Publish Self-Help Book from Certified Coach Melinda Harrison

We’re delighted to share that LifeTree Media is publishing certified coach and former Olympian Melinda Harrison’s first book. It is scheduled to be released under LifeTree’s Best Book program on April 21, 2020.

After the death of a friend and fellow Olympic athlete, Melinda Harrison felt deeply moved to examine the difficulties faced by many high-performers after reaching what seemed to be the height of their careers or lives. Focusing the lens on elite athletes in particul... keep reading


[Q&A] Author Keri Ohlrich Shares the Business Benefits of Writing a Book

Keri Ohlrich is the CEO and co-founder of HR consulting business Abbracci Group. Her book The Way of the HR Warrior, co-written with Monica Frede, was published in September 2018. Hear her speak at our inspiring nonfiction publishing session in Los Angeles on May 28.

HR is a loaded issue in business these days. What gap in the business leadership genre were you looking to address with ... keep reading