Sara Roberts on the importance of being nimble, focused and feisty (video)

The importance of workplace culture has long been lauded by organizations and their leaders. And though organizational culture has become an especially popular topic lately, there are few resources that truly analyze not only the “what” of workplace culture, but also the “how”—that is, concrete examples of what an organization can actually do to achieve a positive workplace culture that produces results. A new book published by BenBella, Nimble, Focused, Feisty by Sara Roberts, sets out to change that.

If anyone is qualified to write about organizational …

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New Dr. Sha book tops WSJ bestseller list

The newest book from renowned master healer Dr. Zhi Gang Sha was released on July 12th and has recently topped the Wall Street Journal‘s Nonfiction E-Book Bestseller list.

Dr. Sha has teamed up with Adam Markel, bestselling author, attorney, and CEO of New Peaks, North America’s largest personal and business development company, to write Soul Over Matter: Ancient and Modern Wisdom and Practical Techniques to Create Unlimited Abundance. Dr. Sha and Markel combine Eastern and Western methods and through inspirational stories and practical advice, provide strategies for …

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New clean eating cookbook from well-known Seattle/NYC-area chef

Those who know Seattle- and New York City-based chef Kurt Beecher Dammeier likely know him from one of his many food-based ventures. Under the Sugar Mountain umbrella alone, he’s opened many acclaimed restaurants, including Beecher’s Handmade Cheese, Pasta & Co, Bennett’s, and more, where he serves as CEO and head chef of these businesses.

Beyond his restaurant endeavors, Kurt is the founder of Beecher’s Pure Food Kid’s Foundation, which empowers fourth and fifth grade students in the …

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Cheryl Harbour’s book named #1 for new grandparents

Cheryl Harbour’s book for new grandparents, Good to Be Grand: Making the Most of Your Grandchild’s First Year, was released this April and has been making waves ever since. Most recently, GRAND magazine named it the #1 Best Book for New Grandparents—an impressive accomplishment and testament to the importance of this book in the parenting and grandparenting communities, not to mention its overwhelmingly positive reception there.

In Good to Be Grand, Cheryl, a journalist and new grandmother herself, provides the ultimate roadmap for today’s grandparent, …

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Highly anticipated book from the Health Ranger pubs in July

Mike Adams, better known to many as the “The Health Ranger,”  is an outspoken consumer health advocate, award-winning investigative journalist, internet activist, and science lab director. He is the founder and editor of NaturalNews.com, the internet’s most-trafficked natural health news website. And next month, he’ll add “published book author” to his list of accolades.

BenBella is publishing Mike’s upcoming book Food Forensics: The Hidden Toxins Lurking in Your Food and How You Can Avoid Them for Lifelong Health in July, and …

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New mystery novel from Nancy Grace

Nancy Grace is widely known as a luminary in the world of criminal justice—a former prosecutor from Atlanta, a dedicated victims’ rights advocate, and one of television’s most respected legal analysts, hosting a number of top-rated criminal justice TV shows and serving as a legal expert for ABC’s Nightline, 20/20, and Good Morning America. Though these accolades would be impressive on their own, there is another accomplishment that can be added to Nancy Grace’s résumé: bestselling novelist.

Grace has written two New York Times bestselling books …

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Penn Rhodeen reunites with President Bill Clinton, author of his book’s foreword

Penn Rhodeen’s book Peacerunner was published in February and has been making waves ever since. The true story of how ex-congressman Bruce Morrison helped end the centuries of war in Ireland, Peacerunner is a gripping chronicle of an important milestone in Ireland’s history. President Bill Clinton—an instrumental figure in the Irish Peace Process—also wrote the book’s foreword.

On Tuesday, Rhodeen will be a guest on the Leonard Lopate Show on WNYC to discuss Peacerunner. BenBella is happy to have published such an entertaining and historically important book and …

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New vegan cookbook cover reveal!

Our Fall 2016 book covers are starting to become finalized, and among them is our next BenBella Vegan cookbook: Blissful Basil by Ashley Melillo. The book is titled after Ashley’s blog of the same name. Blissful Basil (the book and the blog) aims to shine a well-deserved spotlight on vegetables as main meal components without relying on vegan variations of meals that are typically meat-laden (see my previous blog post on this topic here), resulting in meals that will please anyone, …

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New BenBella book from VP of Education at Apple

John Couch was originally hired by Steve Jobs as Apple’s 54th employee, and after leaving to turn around a failing school in California, returned to Apple at Steve Jobs’ request, becoming its VP of Education. Throughout his career, John has specialized in ways to apply technology to education, making his position at Apple perfectly suited for his skills. He has guided new research, funded projects, and kept up with ever-evolving technologies and the ways they can be incorporated into classrooms …

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New book from the author of ‘Traction’ and ‘Rocket Fuel’

Gino Wickman is the creator of the Entrepreneurial Operating System® (EOS), a holistic system that, when implemented in an organization, helps leaders run better businesses, get better control, have better life balance, and gain more traction. He has written three books for BenBella—Rocket Fuel, Get A Grip, and the bestselling Traction—that incorporate his unparalleled expertise in business management.

Now, with the help of René Boer, an EOS Implementer who has worked with hundreds of bosses at privately-held companies (including Pizza Hut and Jamba Juice), Gino …

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