This guest post was written by Stephen Ullstrom, indexer and proofreader.
Crack open any nonfiction book and flip to the back. Chances are, you’ll find an index there. Although overlooked at times, the index is a useful guide for readers to locate specific concepts and subjects within a book. The author isn’t usually responsible for creating the index—that job lies in the hands of a skilled professional, the indexer—but it’s worthwhile for anyone writing a book to understand how the indexing process works.
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We’re excited to share the news that LifeTree Media will be publishing leadership and workplace expert Pierre Battah’s first book. Humanity At Work is scheduled to be released under LifeTree’s Best Book program on September 8, 2020.
According to a 2019 Gallup poll, employee engagement levels in the US workplace have remained flat despite the best efforts of human resources professionals and learning companies.
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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
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
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
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
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
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
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 neighbour 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 parti... keep reading
We’re pleased to announce that LifeTree Media is publishing CEO Seth Earley’s first business book The AI-Powered Enterprise. It is scheduled to be released under LifeTree’s Best Book program on February 25, 2020.
When the Web came along in the mid-90s, it transformed the behavior of customers and remade whole industries. Now, as part of its promise to bring revolutionary change in untold ways to human activity, artificial intelligence—AI—is about... keep reading