Book Award Winners

Book Award Winner: Non-Obvious 2018 – How To Predict Trends and Win The Future

Book Award Winner: Non-Obvious 2018 – How To Predict Trends and Win The Future

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Rohit Bhargava Synopsis What secrets can a 400-year-old Turkish cymbal maker and an Icelandic hot tub etiquette video teach organizations about the power of storytelling? How do Michelin-ranked food stalls in Singapore and the decline of Swiss watches force all luxur y brands to rethink their business models? What can […]

Book Award Winner: The Powers: 12 Principles to Transform Your Life from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Book Award Winner: The Powers: 12 Principles to Transform Your Life from Ordinary to Extraordinary

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Mark W. Erwin Synopsis It’s time to discover your powers. The Powers is written for people who have a drive to become highly successful in their chosen field of endeavor. Throughout this book you will meet many who came from ordinary backgrounds to achieve extraordinary things in a […]

Book Award Winner: The Shadow Tiger: Billy McDonald, Wingman to Chennault

Book Award Winner: The Shadow Tiger: Billy McDonald, Wingman to Chennault

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: William C. McDonald, III Synopsis The Shadow Tiger provides a unique first-hand account of events leading up to and during World War II, based on more than 30,000 pages, letters and photos during his 11 years as a pilot both in the United States and in China. The book […]

Book Award Winner: Life Would Be Easy If It Weren’t For Other People

Book Award Winner: Life Would Be Easy If It Weren’t For Other People

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Connie Podesta Synopsis In this book, Connie Podesta shows how to develop healthy communication patterns with difficult people. It includes practical strategies to help make relationships work better for you… immediately. This book is for both the novice and the seasoned professional who desires positive communication in their business […]

Book Award Winner: Secrets of Top Selling Agents: the Keys to Real Estate Success Revealed

Book Award Winner: Secrets of Top Selling Agents: the Keys to Real Estate Success Revealed

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Joe Sesso Synopsis Learn How to Succeed in Real Estate with Tips from Industry Titans In this one-of-a-kind book, real estate expert and Homes.com national speaker Joe Sesso assembles the advice of thirteen real estate titans, making their expertise more accessible than ever before. These secrets, compiled from […]

Book Award Winner: An Unlikely Journey – Make A Difference – Do Good – Have Fun

Book Award Winner: An Unlikely Journey – Make A Difference – Do Good – Have Fun

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Mark W. Erwin Synopsis Born into a family of wealth and privilege during World War II, Mark Erwin’s childhood was less than normal or happy. The son of a free-spirited, socialite mother who was used to getting whatever she desired, he witnessed her decline into depression, alcoholism and despair, which […]

Book Award Winner: Pictures of Change in Paradise – At the Turn of the 20th Century in American Samoa

Book Award Winner: Pictures of Change in Paradise – At the Turn of the 20th Century in American Samoa

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Bronze Author Name: Karen Wheat Synopsis A recovered family photo album showcases the early days of American Samoa under a naval administration from 1907 to 1913. Wheat’s debut collection is a passionate combination of the personal and historical, culminating in her investigations into a family album of 52 black-and-white photographs and […]

Book Award Winner: Crushing It in Apartments and Commercial Real Estate

Book Award Winner: Crushing It in Apartments and Commercial Real Estate

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Brian H. Murray Synopsis Think apartments and commercial real estate are just for the big boys? Think again. Brian Murray was not an investment pro when he bought his first commercial property. He was a teacher looking to build some side income. Armed with his passion for business and […]

Book Award Winner: A Leadership Kick in the Ass: How to Learn from Rough Landings, Blunders, and Missteps

Book Award Winner: A Leadership Kick in the Ass: How to Learn from Rough Landings, Blunders, and Missteps

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Gold Author Name: Bill Treasurer Synopsis Even the best leaders – in fact, most of the best leaders – start out as decidedly bad ones. And sooner or later they reach a moment of reckoning that leadership expert Bill Treasurer calls the leadership kick in the ass. When it happens, it feels like […]

Book Award Winner: Wild Ideas: Creativity from the Inside Out

Book Award Winner: Wild Ideas: Creativity from the Inside Out

Nonfiction Book Award Status: Silver Author Name: Cathy Wild Synopsis Wild Ideas: Creativity from the Inside Out takes you on an intimate journey through the seven stages of the creative process. All along the way, counselor, artist, and writer Cathy Wild interweaves her own deeply personal story as well as provocative insights gleaned from her many […]