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Review: The Biker’s Guide to Business

Sure,  management consultant and avid motorcyclist Dwain DeVille could have delivered a book with lots of worksheets and case studies to walk a business owner through the difficult process of strategic planning. Thankfully he approached the subject from his own hard-won experience with entrepreneurial road rash and used motorcycling metaphors to keep our right brains engaged in the process.  He uses the straight talk and occasional cuss words that people seem to expect from bikers, too.

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Drink Pink, Eat Pink, Think Pink at Dilworth Billiards

Charlotte friends, please join me at Dilworth Billiards on Thursday, May 26 from 6:30-9pm as we raise money for The Cause  -- breast cancer research and breast health care.

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San Francisco Meetup!

According to Christina Shook, "San Francisco is the American epicenter of female motorcyclists."  She should know -- she lives there and based her book, Chicks on Bikes, on women cyclists in the area.

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Life Lessons from the Bike: Slipping, Sliding and Sticking

Fighting the bike, over-correcting, and freezing into a rigid posture are sure ways to take a tumble off road and in life. As the Serenity Prayer reminds us, there are things we can change, things we can't and knowing the difference is the key to success.

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In Search of a Sugar Daddy Publisher

When I talk to prospective authors about their publishing plans very few know what they're up against trying to get a traditional publisher to fund their project. That's how you should think of it -- funding the project.

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Do I Have Enough Content To Fill a Book?

Everything I write on this site is addressed to business professionals who know they need to produce content, including books, to enhance their professionalism, to grow their client base or to achieve a social outcome.  If this applies to you, read on, but if you want someone to help you write a novel, I'm not the person you're looking for.

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Presentation Tips from a Brain Doctor

While everyone else in my family, and perhaps the country, is obsessed with basketball, I'm enjoying a couple of of PBS shows that only come around during fundraising season. One of them features Dr Daniel Amen,  who is a child and adult psychiatrist and  brain imaging specialist.

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Motorcycle Portraits for Conga Riders by Christina Shook

Attention Conga Riders! Polish your bike, fluff your feather boas and smile! Motorcycle photographer and author Christina Shook will immortalize you at a stunning location near Shell, Wyoming during the Conga IV rally.

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Want a Book Publisher? Start with a Book Proposal

If you're writing a non-fiction book and you're NOT interested in publishing it yourself,  you need to write a book proposal, not a book.

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So, You Want to Write a Book

Wall to wall books in several rooms

"Times are bad. Children no longer obey their parents, and everyone is writing a book." ~  Marcus Tullius Cicero

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