Tuesday, October 7, 2014

It's Not About Me. I Promise!!

Last week two Define Your Destiny books were donated to the Columbus Steeplechase.

Welcome to the Define Your Destiny issue. My goal is to supply you with a few little tidbits about the book. If you would like to read an excerpt, click here.

I am so excited right now. Define Your Destiny: A Self-Awareness Journey Toward Servant Leadership has truly been a journey. My first book, Stand Tall: Essays on Life and Servant Leadership, was simply happenstance. 

Kent Keith, former CEO of the Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, came to Columbus to visit with me and a couple of my coworkers. During a brief conversation we had, he said he wanted the Greenleaf Center to publish more. I told him that I had a collection of essays that I had published in our monthly newsletter, and one day I wanted to publish them. And that was it. 

However, a couple of weeks later, Kent called and asked if I was serious about publishing the essays. I said yes and the publishing process commenced.

Define Your Destiny: A Self-Awareness Journey Toward Servant Leadership, on the other hand, is a little more special to me because it was intentional. For a specific period of time, I literally worked day and night with the intention of publishing this book. 

No matter what I say about this manuscript, please note that I do so humbly. The work that I do is for you. It is not about me. I am just vessel that God uses to do His work here on earth. 

But I have to talk about it because I don't have a publishing firm representing me. As many of you have heard me say before, if you write a book and no one knows about it, that's called a diary. Define Your Destiny is not a diary. 


What: Define Your Destiny: A Self-Awareness Journey Toward Servant Leadership

When: Wednesday, October 8, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EST

Where: Get this new release on your Kindle for just $1.99 - one time offer!


For those of you not in the Columbus area, here is an article about the book that was in the September 28 Sunday paper.

Quote for the Week

"It takes an enormous amount of nerve and audacity to express our vulnerabilities. To put ourselves 'out there' is daunting." - Define Your Destiny

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