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Q&A With Best Selling Author And Expert Storyteller, Paul Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Being a new author, you don’t really know what to expect in terms of book sales, marketing efforts, media exposure, translation rights, etc. Today I’m a full-time author and speaker and get to pursue this passion wherever it takes me.

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Q&A With Millennial CEO And Book Author Rick Lindquist

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Rick Lindquist Millennial Rick Lindquist is making his mark in the business world and enjoying the success of his co-authored 2014 bestseller book, The End of Employer-Provided Health Insurance. What inspired you to co-author your book?

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Customer Service Lessons From Author Micah Solomon

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Micah Solomon’s book, High-tech, High-touch Customer Service , is all about how to inspire timeless loyalty in the demanding new world of social commerce -- one where businesses today face the increasingly challenging world of customer interactions, both online and off.

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Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

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Interview with Carol Baroudi, Author of Green IT For Dummies

Tech Soup Blog

Carol Baroudi is the lead author of the 2009 Wiley. TechSoup: As the lead author on Green IT For Dummies, can you say a bit about what initially got you interested in green IT and then doing one of major books on the subject?

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4 Ideas for Running More Profitable Fundraising Events for Your School

Connection Cafe

Read more from Joe Garecht, The Fundraising Authority. Nonprofit Fundraising events Joe Garecht K-12 Experts The Fundraising AuthorityFundraising events are a staple of most school fundraising plans.

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How to create a successful multi-author blog for your nonprofit

John Haydon

And this is precisely the reason why many nonprofits like Oceana and The National Wildlife Federation have multi-author blogs. The other great reason to have multiple authors on a blog is that you get a wider variety of opinions and ideas which your readers will love.).

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Author Brad Hams On Eradicating Entitlement In The Workplace

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Entitlement is "killing your business," says author Brad Hams. And after more than 15 years working with hundreds of companies, Hams says he knows "that the vast majority of employees addicted to entitlement actually want to engage, want to contribute, and feel much better about themselves when they are in an environment that requires them to do so."

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Authorized Entities Trusted Intermediaries

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

exception, Section 121, posted at Bookshare as the Chafee Amendment, the term is "authorized entities." In the statute: "authorized entity" means a nonprofit organization or a governmental agency that has a primary mission to provide specialized services relating to training, education, or adaptive reading or information access needs of blind or other persons with disabilities; In this case, authorized means authorized under the statute.

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Online Marketing For Busy Authors

Eric Jacobsen Blog

"There has never been a better time to be an author," says Fauzia Burke , "because for the first time authors have direct access to their readers. It's easy for authors to get lost. A website is an extension of a resume and it helps authors build trust with their readers.

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The Future of Authority: Platform Power

Museum 2.0

Other person: "But doesn't that erode museums' authority?" And in a world where visitors want to create, remix, and interpret content messages on their own, museums can assume a new role of authority as "platforms" for those creations and recombinations.

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Out of the Spiritual Closet: Organizers Transforming the Practice of Social Justice. Big Vision Podcast Interview with co-author, Kristen Zimmerman

Have Fun - Do Good

This month''s Big Vision Podcast guest is Kristen Zimmerman, one of four co-authors of the Movement Strategy Center report, " Out of the Spiritual Closet: Organizers Transforming the Path of Social Justice ," along with Neelam Pathikonda, Brenda Salgado, and Taj James.

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Fair Use Victory Advances a Future of Accessibility for All

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

In Authors Guild v. HathiTrust, a unanimous three-judge panel concluded that digitizing books in order to enhance research and provide access to individuals with print disabilities is lawful on the grounds of fair use —that is, a limitation and exception to the exclusive rights granted by copyright law to the author of a creative work ( Section 107 of the U.S. In September 2011, the Authors Guild sued the HathiTrust, alleging massive copyright violations.

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Author Gathers Reasons Why Employees Leave For Updated Book

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Overland Park, KS-based author Leigh Branham is conducting a survey called," Decision-to- Leave " Post-Exit Survey. He will incorporate the collected data into an updated and revised version of his popular book, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave , first published in 2005. Survey respondents are asked to share with Branham the real reasons they chose to leave a previous job.

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Our WIPO Statement on the Treaty for Access for People with Disabilities

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

helping people with disabilities while not hurting, and almost certainly helping, authors and publishers • This is why we are in strong support of the World Blind Union’s advocacy and many nations’ support for a global treaty to help people with print disabilities. SCCR22 publishers blind copyright copyfight SCCR Authors Guild limitations Bookshare WIPO exceptions

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Q&A With Author Jesse Sostrin

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q&A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions?

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Author Thomas Teal On Management Integrity

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Some words of wisdom from author Thomas Teal : Integrity in management means : being responsible communicating clearly keeping promises being an honest broker avoiding hidden agendas knowing oneself Also, explains Teal : Great managers serve two masters; one organizational, one moral.

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Bookshare’s Status as an Authorized Entity under Section 121

Beneblog: Technology Meets Society

Section 121) , defines a special class of organizations known as authorized entities. Dozens of publishers and authors have signed contracts with Bookshare that confirm and support its work as an authorized entity as well. Finally, the Office of the General Counsel of the Department of Education reviewed Bookshare’s status as an authorized entity as part of the awards process for the Bookshare for Education project.

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Leadership Thought From Author Roger Schwarz

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Wise advice for leaders from author Roger Schwarz in his new book, Smart Leaders Smarter Teams : "You can express your own views as passionately as you want, as long as you''re equally curious about others'' views.".

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e-NC Authority Receives ‘Techie Award’ for Community Efforts :: WRAL.com

AFP Blog

e-NC Authority Receives ‘Techie Award’ for Community Efforts :: WRAL.com: "e-NC Authority Receives ‘Techie Award’ for Community Effortse-NCPosted: Apr. 5, 2007Raleigh — The e-NC Authority, which is driving availability and use of broadband services across North Carolina, is a winner of a 2007 Techie Award from the Grassroots.org organization.The award is giving to groups in recognition of efforts

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The Supermanager Author Interview: Greg Blencoe

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grab a cup of coffee. Set aside one hour. Read Greg Blencoe new book, The Supermanager. It''s a valuable, quick, easy-to-read book for a new manager or leader, and a solid read for existing leaders and managers who just need a reminder of Blencoe''s Supermanager''s Seven Principles.

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Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation | Media | The Guardian

AFP Blog

Author Don Tapscott on the growing influence of public participation | Media | The Guardian: "Watching television at his Boston home in January this year, Patrick Meier, a director of the crowdsourcing internet platform Ushahidi saw early reports that a devastating earthquake had caused massive damage to Haiti.

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Leadership Tips From Author Neil Smith

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his new book, co-authored with Patricia O'Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

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Author Paul Smith On "Why Tell Stories?"

Eric Jacobsen Blog

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Beyond The Job Description -- Interview With The Book's Author

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Q and A with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions?

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My Favorites: Moral Of The Story From Author Harvey Mackay

Eric Jacobsen Blog

I''m a big fan of best-selling author Harvey Mackay. He writes about business, sales and leadership and typically ends his articles with a moral of the story.

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What Changemaker Authors Have Blogs?

Have Fun - Do Good

I've been creating a list of changemaker authors who have blogs. The blogs could have been created as a platform for a particular book, evolved into a book, or simply be a part of the author's overall web presence. I'd love to hear your suggestions for changemaker authors who have blogs. Her most popular is probably Nickel and Dimed: On (Not) Getting By in America book blog social+change activism author

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Author Neil Smith On Urgency, Change And Facts

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Here are three helpful leadership tips from author Neil Smith -- from his book, co-authored with Patricia O''Connell, How Excellent Companies Avoid Dumb Things : People say they cannot find the time to do things, yet they always find the time to fix things when they break.

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Fit At Last. Interview With Author Tim Kearin

Eric Jacobsen Blog

The new book, Fit at Last - Look and Feel Better Once and for All , co-authored by Ken Blanchard and Tim Kearin traces business author Blanchard''s weight-loss journey with fitness expert Kearin, and how finally at the age of 73, Ken dropped over thirty pounds in the course of a single year.

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Interview with "Cloud Surfing" Author Thomas Koulopoulos

Tech Soup Blog

He is the author of the popular Less-Is-More Blog on the People-OntheGo.com website. Pierre Khawand is a guest blogger with more than 20 years of experience in the software industry.

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Going to the ASAE Authors Forum today.

SocialFish

Will be hearing the author Jerry Jacobs for a presentation of his book The Association Law Handbook. Anybody know the author or heard him speak? The invite says, "The handbook is a layman staple, making the laws and regulations affecting non-governmental professional certification and entity/program accreditation accessible." I'm mainly going to get the book for free, hahahaha. Hopefully some of you CAE's out there can tell me how much of this stuff I really need to know. : ).

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More on the interaction object - and the platform as authority.

SocialFish

has, as always, a really great post about the Future of Authority: Platform Power. In it, she argues that the past is about control, but the future is about expertise and authority. But Nina's example shows that the "authority", ASAE, can still have a lot of power within that space.

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See3 at the 2009 Convio Summit - Authorized Solution Provider

See What's Out There

We are speakers, exhibitors and sponsors and are really excited to now be a Convio Authorized Solution Provider. We are here in Austin at the 2009 Convio Summit! Here’s what our booth set up looks like.

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Author Greg Blencoe Talks About His Book, The Supermanager

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Grab a cup of coffee. Set aside one hour. Read Greg Blencoe's new book, The Supermanager. It's a valuable, quick, easy-to-read book for a new manager or leader, and a solid read for existing leaders and managers who just need a reminder of Blencoe's Supermanager's Seven Principles.

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Author John Jantsch Explains What It Takes To Sell Today

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Author John Jantsch flips the usual sales approach on its head in his new book, Duct Tape Selling: Think Like a Marketer, Sell Like a Superstar. Today''s sales superstars must attract, teach, convert, serve, and measure while developing a personal brand that stands for trust and expertise. According to Jantsch: Listening is the new prospecting. Educating is the new presenting. Insight is the new information sharing. Story building is the new nurturing. Value is the new closing.

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A Group Authored Book on Social Media

Beth's Blog: How Nonprofits Can Use Social Media

This book was published through a social networking process - very interesting. Here's the description: In what began as a half dare, the editors, Gavin Heaton and Drew McLellan challenged bloggers around the world to contribute one page ??? 400 words ??? on the topic of ???conversation??? conversation??? The resulting book, The Age of Conversation, brings together over 100 of the world???s

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Author Branham On Trust, Exit Interviews And Why Employees Leave

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Over the past year, 1,000 people who left an employer told author Leigh Branham the reasons for why they left. Those reasons, captured in a post-exit survey, contribute greatly to the new release of the second edition of Branham's best-seller, The 7 Hidden Reasons Employees Leave.

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A. Fine Interview:Social Media Author Allison Fine - Online Fundraising, Advocacy, and Social Media - frogloop

Frogloop

Fine Interview:Social Media Author Allison Fine Wednesday, July 11, 2007 at 02:57PM | by James OMalley Award-winning author Allison Fine chats at length about nonprofits use of social media, her book Momentum , and how the Connected Age technology links everyone to your organization.

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TechSoup Account Management 101: Authorized Agents

Tech Soup Blog

This blog post is part of an occasional series focused on managing accounts at TechSoup.org. So far, we've discussed registration, qualification, and updating your account and forum profiles. Watch for more posts to come!

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Author Jesse Sostrin Talks About His Book, Beyond The Job Description

Eric Jacobsen Blog

Question And Answer with Jesse Sostrin author of Beyond the Job Description Question : What does the title of your book mean and what’s the truth about what employers really expect that is never written in job descriptions?

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