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The surprising power of gratitude

Gratitude has its origin in the Latin word, gratus, which means 'grateful'. The Merriam-Webster dictionary explains that words from the Latin gratus have something to do with being pleasing or being thankful. To ingratiate yourself is to make others feel thankful for something you've done. To feel grateful is to feel thankful for something. Gratitude…
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How authors can develop a business mindset and sell more books

Writing a book is a lot of work. Right from the point of generating the book idea to the process of clarifying your thoughts, writing and rewriting, editing and eventually publishing, the author does not only invest significant amounts of time but also puts in lots of mental effort. The process could even be physically…
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What Jesus can teach us about book marketing

There has never been a more exciting time to be an author. With the internet and technologies that make it easier for authors to bypass the gatekeepers associated with traditional publishing, authors have an unprecedented opportunity share their work with the world. However, with this opportunity comes the challenge of creating a book marketing strategy…
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