DiscoverThe Speaking Show057: Real Deal Book Publishing
057: Real Deal Book Publishing

057: Real Deal Book Publishing

Update: 2019-01-24


057: Real Deal Book Publishing with Annalisa Parent­­


Annalisa Parent is an accomplished writer with her first poem published at the age of 10. Annalisa went on to graduate from Middlebury College’s English Department and Creative Writing program and currently teaches writing across the country.


Annalisa gives us a sneak preview on the process of working with her as an author and her upcoming Business Celebrity Summit event on February 9th! She also shares some tips on successfully publishing a good book.


In This Episode, You’ll Learn…


  • Getting into publishing
  • How she grew the business
  • Working with Annalisa as an author
  • If you build it, they will come…not really
  • What it takes for an author to get a good book published
  • How much expertise you should share in your book
  • Typical size of a book
  • You do not need a book, you need a GOOD book
  • Putting together a demo reel prematurely
  • Opening the door to people who are right for you
  • Build your tribe before building your tent
  • Being genuinely present
  • The Business Celebrity Summit


Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode


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073: Knockout Presentations
Diane DiResta, Certified Speaking Professional, is founder and president of DiResta Communications, Inc. Known as the Speaking Strategist, Diane brings over 20 years as a communications expert and speech pathologist using her unique 4M approach. Her company works with Fortune 500 companies, media trains sports and entertainment celebrities from the NBA, WNBA, USGA and coaches C-level executives how to exude an executive presence and shine on the platform. He’s been featured on CNN and quoted in the NY Times. WSJ, Investor’s Business Daily, the London Guardian, Fast Company and more. She’s a past president of NSA NY chapter and recipient of the Golden Mic award.   As a professional speaker, Diane has spoken in Africa, the Caribbean, Europe, Russia, the Middle East, and South America. Prior to establishing her company, she was an AVP at Drexel Burnham, a training specialist for Salomon Brothers and a Speech Pathologist for the NYC schools. She holds a master’s degree in Speech Pathology from Columbia University, is a graduate of CoachU, and the author of the popular book, Knockout Presentations. Now in its 3rd edition.   Diane, the presentation guru, talks with David about some of the best practices of delivering knockout presentations! Including effective use of PowerPoints, note cards, developing an overall solid structure for your presentation, and steering away from disaster in a Q&A session!

073: Knockout Presentations


066: Facilitated Leadership
066: Facilitated Leadership with Eddie Turner   Eddie is a C-Suite Network Advisor, a professional speaker and a national media commentator who holds international certifications as a trainer, facilitator, and coach. He is an alumnus of Northwestern University where he studied Leadership and Organization Behavior and of the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University where he completed the “Art and Practice of Leadership Development” executive education program. Eddie is a member of the global network of Harvard educated Adaptive Leadership practitioners in the Adaptive Leadership Network.   Eddie and David discuss his path of escaping the IT typecast, developing emerging leaders, the benefits of facilitation, and debunking the myths of imposter syndrome. Eddie also shares how he brought together the content for his book, “140 Simple Messages to Guide Emerging Leaders”.   In This Episode, You’ll Learn…   Eddie’s backstory From developing C-level leaders to emerging leaders The myths of ‘imposter syndrome’ The magic of facilitation Increasing impact in less time Putting together the 140 Simple Messages to Guide Emerging Leaders Sorting through the noise on social Marketing directly to corporations or via associations     Links and Resources Mentioned in This Episode   Eddie's Website Get Eddie’s book: “140 Simple Messages to Guide Emerging Leaders”

066: Facilitated Leadership


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057: Real Deal Book Publishing

057: Real Deal Book Publishing

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