Private Roster Mentor Program Members’ Bibliography

Here is a partial list of books published by past and present members of Alan Weiss’s Private Roster Mentor Program:
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    • Adamsky, Howard 
      Employment Rage (NorLightsPress: 2011).
      Hiring and Retaining Top IT Professionals: The guide for savvy hiring managers and job hunters alike(McGraw-Hill: 2001).
    • Bane, Michael
      All Night Radio (Flying Dragon: 2003).
      Over the Edge: A Regular Guy’s Odyssey in Extreme Sports (Wilderness Press: 2000). Shifting Paradigms: Reshaping the Future of Industry (Dogwood: 1990). Trail Safe: Averting Threatening Human Behavior in the Outdoors (Wilderness Press: 2000).
    • Bates, Suzanne 
      Motivate Like a CEO, Communicate Your Strategic Vision and Inspire People to Act! (McGraw-Hill: 2009).
      Speak Like a CEO, Secrets for Commanding Attention and Getting Results (McGraw-Hill: 2005).
    • Baxter, Robbie Kellman 
      Motivate Like a CEO, Communicate Your Strategic Vision and Inspire People to Act! McGraw-Hill (March 2015)
    • Bild, Traci
      7 Steps to Successful Selling: Work Smart, Sell Effeciently, Make Money (Perigee/Penguin Putnam: 2001).
    • Birol, Andrew
      The 5 Catalysts of 7 Figure Growth – Propel your business to the next level (CareerPress: 2006).
    • Birkeland, Peter
      Franchising Dreams: The Lure of Entrepreneurship in America (University of Chicago Press: 2002).
    • Carrad, David Clayton
      The Complete QDRO Handbook: Dividing ERISA, Military, and Civil Service Pensions and Collecting Child Support from Employee Benefit Plans (American Bar Association: 2000).
    • Casemore, Shawn
      Operational Empowerment: Collaborate, Innovate and Engage to Beat the Competition (McGraw Hill: 2015).
    • Clark, Dorie
      Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future (Harvard Business Review Press: 2013).
    • Cobb, Jeff
      Leading the Learning Revolution: The Expert’s Guide to Capitalizing on the Exploding Lifelong Education Market (AMACOM 2013).
      Shift Ed: A Call to Action for Transforming K-12 Education (Corwin 2011).
    • Cora, Gabriela’s Leading Under Pressure: Strategies to Avoid Burnout, Increase Energy, and Improve Your Well-being (Career Press, 2010).
    • Coughlin, Dan
      Accelerate: 20 Practical Lessons to Boost Business Momentum (Kaplan Publishing, 2007).
      Corporate Catalysts: How To Make Your Company More Successful, Whatever Your Title, Income, or Authority (Career Press, 2007).
    • Christian, Ken
      Your Own Worst Enemy: Breaking the Habit of Adult Underachievement (Regan Books, HarperCollins: 2002).
    • Csordos, Mark
      Business Lessons for Entrepreneurs: 35 Things I Learned Before the Age of Thirty, (SouthWestern Publishing: 2002).
    • DiResta, Diane
      Knockout Presentations: How to Deliver our Message with Power, Punch, and Pizzazz (Chandler House Press: 1998).
    • Fleming, Noah
      Evergreen: Cultivate the Enduring Customer Loyalty that Keeps Your Business Thriving (AMACOM, 2015).
    • Ford, Lynda
      Transform Your Workplace: 52 Proven Strategies to Motivate, Energize, and Kick Productivity up to the Next Level (McGraw-Hill; 2005).
    • Friedman, Susan
      Meeting & Event Planning for Dummies (John Wiley & Sons: 2003).
    • Glen, Paul
      Leading Geeks (Jossey-Bass/Pfeiffer: 2002).
    • Gardner, David
      Mass Customization: An Enterprise-Wide Business Strategy (HappyAbout: 2009).
    • Gray, Patrick 
      Breakthrough IT: Supercharging Organizational Value through Technology (John Wiley & Sons: 2007).
    • Harkness, Ph.D., Helen
      Capitalizing on Career Chaos: Bringing Creativity and Purpose to Your Work and Life (Davies-Black: 2005).
      The Career Chase: Taking Creative Control in a Chaotic Age (Davies-Black: 1997).
      Don’t Stop the Career Clock: Rejecting the Myths of Aging for a New Way to Work in the 21st Century(Davies-Black: 1999).
    • Hartnett, Rob
      Fast Times Ahead – The internet revolution and you (Information Australia 2000).
      What Sales People Know About Marketing (Brolga Publishing 2003).
      Small Business, Big Opportunity – Winning the right customers through smart marketing and advertising(Sensis 2006).
    • Henman, Linda
      Landing in the Executive Chair: How to Excel in the Hot Seat (Career Press: 2011).
    • Hick, Michael
      Box-Busting Creativity: Enhance Your Life and Career with New Ideas (Power Plug: 2001).
      Global Deals: Marketing and Managing Across Cultural Frontiers (Skyward Publishing: 2003).
    • Kahan, Seth
      Getting Change Right: How Leaders Transform Organizations from the Inside Out (Jossey-Bass, 2010).
    • Kutner, Ph.D., Lawrence
      Grand Theft Childhood: The Surprising Truth About Violent Video Games and What Parents Can Do. (Simon and Schuster: 2008).
      Making Sense of Your Teenager (New York: William Morrow & Co., Reprinted in trade softcover by Avon books: 1998).
      Your School-Age Child (William Morrow & Co., Reprinted in trade softcover by Avon Books: 1997).
      Toddlers And Preschoolers (William Morrow & Co., Reprinted in trade softcover by Avon Books: 1995).
      Pregnancy And Your Baby’s First Year (William Morrow & Co., Reprinted in trade softcover by Avon Books: 1994).
      Parent & Child: Getting Through To Each Other (William Morrow & Co., Reprinted in trade softcover by Avon Books: 1992).
    • Levy, Mark
      Accidental Genius: Revolutionize Your Thinking Through Private Writing (Berrett-Koehler: 2000).
      Magic for Dummies (with David Pogue, Hungry Minds: 1998).
      Tricks with Your Head: Hilarious Magic Tricks and Stunts to Disgust and Delight (with Mac King, Crown: 2002).
    • Lieberman, Simma
      Putting Diversity to Work (with George Simons and Kate Berardo, Crisp: 2003).
    • Lonier, Terri
      The Frugal Entrepreneur: Creative Ways to Save Time, Energy, and Money in Your Business (Portico Press: 1996).
      The Small Business Money Guide (with Lisa M. Aldisert, John Wiley & Sons: 1999).
      Smart Strategies for Growing Your Business (John Wiley & Sons: 1999).
      Working Solo: The Real Guide to Freedom and Financial Success with Your Own Business (second edition, John Wiley & Sons: 1998).
      Working Solo Sourcebook: Essential Resources for Independent Entrepreneurs (second edition, John Wiley & Sons: 1998).
    • Markovitz, Daniel 
      A Factory of One: Applying Lean Principles To Banish Waste and Improve Your Personal Performance(Productivity Press: 2011).

Building the Fit Organization: Six core principles for making your company stronger, faster, and more competitive. (McGraw-Hill: 2015)

  • Matuson, Roberta
    Suddenly in Charge: Managing Up, Managing Down, Succeeding All Around (Nicholas Brealey: 2011).
  • Maurer, Rick
    Beyond the Wall of Resistance (Bard Press: 1996).
    Why Don’t You Want What I Want? (Bard Press: 2002).
  • McDermott, Lynda
    World Class Teams: Working Across Borders (Wiley: 1998).
    Caught in the Middle/How to Survive & Thrive in Today’s Management Squeeze (Prentice Hall: 1994).
  • Nirell, Lisa
    Energize Growth NOW: The Marketing Guide to a Wealthy Company (Wiley: 2009).
  • Patterson , Gary
    The Fiscal Fitness System: Understanding Balance Sheets, Income Statements, and Cash Flow (Made for Success Collection: 2011).
  • Poll, Ed
    Growing Your Law Practice in Tough Times (West: 2010).
    The Successful Lawyer – Banker Relationship (LawBiz® Management, Co.: 2006).
    More Secrets of the Business of Law® (LawBiz® Management, Co.: 2006).
    Business Competency for Lawyers: A Lawbiz® Management Special Report (LawBiz® Management, Co.: 2006).
    Selling Your Law Practice: The Profitable Exit Strategy (LawBiz® Management Co.: 2005).
    Collecting Your Fee: Getting Paid, From Intake to Invoice (American Bar Association: 2003).
    Attorney & Law Firm Guide to The Business of Law: Planning and Operating for Survival and Growth, Second Edition (American Bar Association: 2003).
    Secrets of the Business of Law®: Successful Practices for Increasing Your Profits! (LawBiz® Management, Co.: 1998).
    The Profitable Law Office Handbook: Attorney’s Guide to Successful Business Planning (LawBiz®Management, Co.: 1996)
  • Popky, Linda
    Marketing Above the Noise: Achieve Strategic Advantage with Marketing that Matters (Bibliomotion: 2015)
  • Post, Karen
    Brain Tattoos, Creating Unique Brands That Stick to your Customers’ Minds (AMACOM 2004).
  • Quelle, Prof. Dr., Guido
    Profitabel wachsen: Wie Sie interne Bremsen lösen und Ihrem Unternehmen neuen Schub geben (Gabler-Verlag, Springer Fachmedien: 2011).
  • Rhoads, Chris “CJ”
    Entrepreneur’s Guide To Managing Information Technology 2008 Greenwood-Praeger, 183 pages, ISBN 9780275995454 Was also invited to take over as Editor for the entire Entrepreneur’s Guide series, and have edited 5 other titles.
    Introductory Guide to IT Concepts — Pearson Education/Prentice Hall, August, 2008, 104 pages. Designed to be supplemental to Microsoft Office 2007 In Business for students taking introductory IT (Information Technology) courses. ISBN 013978055505108-5
    Microsoft Office 2007 In Business (Core Edition), Prentice Hall, January 2007, 1712 pages, Coauthor with Joseph Manzo and Dee Piziak. ISBN 0136139868
    Communicating with Microsoft Word 2007 In Business — Prentice Hall, September 2007, 400 pages, ISBN 0132307618
  • Richman, Mark
    Professional XML Web Services (Wrox Press: 2001).
  • Richmond, Sharon Lebovitz 
    Introduction to Type and Leadership (CPP, Inc.: 2008).
    Using the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator® to amplify your unique leadership effectiveness.
  • Richards, Kelli
    The Art of Digital Music: 56 Visionary Artists & Insiders Reveal Their Creative Secrets — book/DVD (Backbeat Books: 2005). Co-authored with David Battino.
    Co-authored with Brian Tracy, Mark Victor Hansen, Robert G. Allen, et al.
  • Savage, Steve
    Guerrilla Business Secrets: 58 Ways to Start, Build, and Sell Your Business (Morgan James Publishing: 2009).
  • Shapiro, Stephen
    Innovation: A Blueprint for Surviving and Thriving in an Age of Change (McGraw-Hill: 2002).
  • Silverman, George
    The Secrets of Word-of-Mouth Marketing: How to Trigger Exponential Sales through Runaway Word-of-Mouth (Amacom: 2001).
  • Smith, Leif, H., Psy.D. 
    Sports Psychology for Dummies (John Wiley and Sons: 2010).
  • Sobel, Andrew
    All for One: 10 Strategies for Building Trusted Client Partnerships (John Wiley & Sons, 2009).
    Clients for Life: Evolving from an Expert for Hire to an Extraordinary Advisor (with Jagdish Sheth, Simon & Schuster: 2000).
    Making Rain: The Secrets of Building Lifelong Client Loyalty (John Wiley & Sons: 2003).
  • Thompson, Barbara
    Weight Loss Surgery for Dummies (Wiley: 2005).
  • Trochlil, Wes
    Put Your Data to Work: 52 Tips and Techniques for Effectively Managing Your Database (ASAE: 2009).
  • Wagner, Libby
    The Influencing Option: The Art of Building a Profit Culture in Business (Global Professional Publishing: 2010).
  • Waterhouse, Steve
    The Team Selling Solution: Creating and Managing Teams that Win the Complex Sale (McGraw-Hill: 2003).
  • Yastrow, Steve
    Brand Harmony: Achieving dynamic results by orchestrating your customers’ total experience (Tom Peters Company Press/Select Books: 2003).


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