This is the Author | Bob Burg And John David Mann

“Our book is about influence. The question is: What is influence? On a very basic level, influence can be defined as the ability to move a person or persons to a desired action, usually within the context of a specific goal. Now that definition is legitimate and certainly works but I don’t believe it’s the substance of influence, which really is pull.”

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This is the Author | Gregory Pardlo

“What planted the seed for this book was the Air traffic control strike of 1981. It was a turning point in my life and, obviously, it was a big turning point in my father’s life. And it was also a huge turning point in labor history, not only in America but around the world.”

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This is the Author | Jennifer Pharr Davis

“My book is about endurance; specifically, it’s about this emerging sport known “fastest known times,” which are basically trail records on the super long trails like the Appalachian Trail and Pacific Crest Trail. But it also talks about the really amazing people who have set these records, and some of them are my friends and mentors. I wanted to talk about them and then also share my experience as a record setter and illustrate how it was so empowering for me to realize that there is no gender divide when it comes to endurance.”

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This is the Author | Suzy Fincham-Gray

“I was inspired by my work as a veterinary internal medicine specialist. Although, if I’m honest, when I first started writing this book it was not going to be about my job as a vet. It was going to be about pretty much anything other than that. But once I started writing I realized that there was really only one story I wanted to tell, and that was the story of my patients and the things that they’ve taught me about life, and about medicine, and about being a veterinarian.”

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This is the Author | Deena Kastor

“I wrote this book because, over the years, I saw how my perspectives, although molded and sculpted to warrant success, weren’t really the norm of athletes or most people. It’s a false misnomer that you have to have this angst or chip on your shoulder to succeed as an athlete, and science now supports that positivity and optimism are really the drivers of success.”

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This is the Author | Joey Coleman

“The origin of this book came from a speech that I gave a few years ago about the importance of the first 100 days of the customer relationship. At the time, to be frank, I wasn’t sure whether it was a good idea or not. But I was asked to give a speech at an event where there was a contest, and the audience would vote on their favorite speech, and the winner would win a $10,000 prize that was a donation to the charity of their choice. Well, thankfully, the audience voted for my speech. And in that moment, I knew that there might be some legs under this idea.”

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This is the Author | Lidia Bastianich

“This book is actually my memoir. Being a chef, a restaurateur, and a cooking show host—I’m known for that. But the more I cooked, the more I wrote cookbooks…the more people wanted to know about me, my personal life. Because my trek, my coming to America, my being an immigrant, has an interesting story. And in today’s time I felt I wanted to share my story, my experience as an immigrant coming to America—the difficulties in doing so and the joys and the rewards that I reaped in coming to America.”

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