Below is a partial list of digital books that I've published on Amazon. You can purchase and download them to your Kindle, iPhone, iPad, and other reading devices. Most digital books are $6.99 or less.

The best part about the books is they offer techniques and illustrations of how to each technique presented. All books are presented in a clear, practical way so you get the most out of reading them and look forward to applying them in your personal and professional life. If you'd like to view my authors page, just click here.

HOW TO MANAGE STRESS:  Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. This book will give readers a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system.

UNDERSTANDING AND MANAGING ANGER:  People often run from their anger because they believe it is a ‘bad’ emotion. It isn’t. It is true that anger can be an incredibly damaging force, costing people their jobs, personal relationships, and even their lives when it gets out of hand. However, anger is normal and can help us grow. In fact, everyone experiences anger and it is important to have constructive approaches to manage it effectively. 

This book walks you through understanding what anger is and is not as well as provides different ways to work through difficult parts of the emotion. Using practical examples, readers are able to grasp the concepts and apply them quickly. 

HOW TO DEAL WITH OFFICE POLITICS FOR MANAGERSOffice politics, or work politics, are the strategies and procedures that employees use to function and advance in a work setting. It is important for managers to learn and understand the office environment and the employees that make it tick. Since the manager interacts with several aspects of the workplace, one should learn how to effectively work with colleagues, supervisors, and upper management in order to help keep the department functioning as a whole.

INCREASING YOUR PRODUCTIVITY: Most people find that they wish they had more time in a day. This book will show you how to organize their lives and find those hidden moments. You will learn how to establish routines, set goals, create an efficient environment, and use time-honored planning and organizational tools to maximize your personal productivity.

YES, YOU CAN BE HAPPY AT WORK!:  It might sound a little strange to say that we should be happy at work. After all, it’s called work! But we spend more time at our jobs than we do engaged in almost any other activity. If we’re unhappy at work, we’re likely to feel the effects in other areas of our lives, too. Finding ways to be happy at work not only brings you greater productivity and greater job satisfaction, but will help you achieve greater overall mental, emotional, and physical health.

EFFECTIVE COACHING AND MENTORING: You are in your office looking over your performance report and it happened again. Your low performing employee failed to meet quota this month even after you spoke with them about the importance of meeting goals. This employee has a great attitude and you know they can do better. You just do not know how to motivate them to reach the goal. Money used to work, but that has worn off. You are baffled and you know being frustrated makes matters worse. What do you do?  This Coaching and Mentoring book focuses on how to better coach your employees to higher performance. Coaching is a process of relationship building and setting goals. How well you coach is related directly to how well you are able to foster a great working relationship with your employees through understanding them and strategic goal setting. 

​HOW TO MANAGE STRESS: Positive and negative stress is a constant influence on all of our lives. The trick is to maximize the positive stress and to minimize the negative stress. This book will give readers a three-option method for addressing any stressful situation, as well as a toolbox of personal skills, including using routines, relaxation techniques, and a stress log system.

DISCOVER WHO YOU ARE: ​ A vital way of becoming more effective in both business and life is by becoming more self-aware. If you can become aware of your self – your strengths and your weaknesses – then, you can become aware of the affects you create. Only once you know your effects can you know how to change them, or even whether or not you should. Implementing the guidelines in this book is the first step in a continual process of deepening your awareness of yourself and the affects you create. Becoming more effective can only deepen your rewards in both your professional and personal life.

THE ART OF EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION: ​For the better part of every day, we are communicating to and with others. Whether it’s the speech you deliver in the boardroom, the level of attention you give your spouse when they are talking to you, or the look that you give to the cat, it all means something. This book will help you understand the different methods of communication and how to make the most of each of them.

HOW TO NETWORK WITHIN YOUR COMPANY:  ​Networking is unavoidable in modern society. Many people focus on external networking, but the networking process must be used with the company in order to be truly effective. By following the information outlined in this publication, you will be able to network effectively and reap the rewards that come with making connections within the organization.

DEVELOPING YOUR EXTERNAL NETWORK: ​Everyone knows that networking is important to long-term business success. The networking process itself, however, can be confusing. Learning effective networking techniques will help you develop relationships that will benefit you both personally and professionally.

DEVELOPING ASSERTIVENESS AND SELF-CONFIDENCE:  Assertiveness and self-confidence are comprised of important interpersonal communications skills and traits that can be learned and practiced. And, this book will provide you with many tips, techniques, and opportunities to try out your own skills. Learn what it means to be assertive and confident without being off-putting. This is a must read for every professional who is looking to make the most of their career and life. 

HOW TO MASTER YOUR TIME: Time management training most often begins with setting goals. These goals are recorded and may be broken down into a project, an action plan, or a simple task list. Activities are then rated based on urgency and importance, priorities assigned, and deadlines set. This process results in a plan with a task list or calendar of activities. Routine and recurring tasks are often given less focus to free time to work on tasks that contribute to important goals.  This entire process is supported by a skill set that should include personal motivation, delegation skills, organization tools, and crisis management. We’ll cover all this and more in this book. 

DEVELOPING 10 ESSENTIAL SOFT SKILLS: Technical skills and knowledge are the hard skills that help you get the job you want/need. After you land the job, your soft skills will help you work effectively with others and get you noticed in the right way. Regardless of your position, organization, or industry, you will work with people. It is important to take the time to build effective soft skills so you can contribute to a more efficient, harmonious, and productive workplace, as well as to your own overall job happiness and satisfaction. The best job in the world is a job that doesn’t feel like work!

THE DYNAMICS OF CRITICAL THINKING:  We live in a knowledge based society, and the more critical you think the better your knowledge will be. Critical Thinking provides you with the skills to analyze and evaluate information so that you are able to obtain the greatest amount of knowledge from it. It provides the best chance of making the correct decision, and minimizes damages if a mistake does occur. Critical Thinking will lead to being a more rational and disciplined thinker. It will reduce your prejudice and bias which will provide you a better understanding of your environment. This book will provide you the skills to evaluate, identify, and distinguish between relevant and irrelevant information. It will lead you to be more productive in your career, and provide a great skill in your everyday life. 

CONFLICT RESOLUTION: ​Wherever two or more people come together, there is the possibility of conflict. This book will give you a six-step process that you can use to modify and resolve conflicts of any size. You will also learn crucial conflict resolution skills, including dealing with anger and using the Agreement Frame.

BEING A LIKABLE AND EFFECTIVE BOSS:  While many who enter into management and leadership roles want to be genuinely liked by the workers they supervise, seeking popularity for its own sake can be a dead-end path. Many have tried to lead while seeking popularity only to find that, indeed, they are loved but not respected. Becoming a more likeable boss however does not mean you have to sacrifice respect. However, being a likeable boss and a respected boss does mean you have to learn to be more effective. This book helps you take the first steps on what will be a continuous journey towards becoming a more effective boss, the side effects of which are both likability and respect.

DELIVERING CONSTRUCTIVE CRITICISM:  ​Constructive criticism can be a helpful tool when used with the intent of helping or improving a situation in the workplace. However, it can be one of the most challenging things not only to receive, but also to give. It can often involve various emotions and feelings, which can make matters delicate. But when management learns effective ways to handle and deliver constructive criticism, employees can not only learn from their mistakes, but even benefit from them.

THE BASICS OF STARTING A BUSINESS: ​​So, you want to start a business and break into the world of Entrepreneurship? Well, that’s great, but know that it is no easy feat. There are many steps you must take just to prepare yourself to embark on the journey, and once you have started your business, there are many more steps to maintain the business. This book is designed to give you the tools you need to start, run, and grow a business you can be proud of!

Self-Help Books