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Why Everyone Should Write a Book (and How to Do It) With Derek Lewis

Why Everyone Should Write a Book (and How to Do It) With Derek Lewis

Today we welcome Derek Lewis, Business Ghostwriter and author of The Business Book Bible.

Topics include:

  • Why everyone should always be writing a book
  • The biggest advantage of writing a book (and why it makes you smarter)
  • How written work has outlasted even the biggest changes in technology
  • Why reading for fun keeps you grounded in the reality of the human experience
  • Why being a ghostwriter is often like taking a confessional
  • How to build personal trust yet keep a professional objectivity with your clients
  • Why the strategy to move the needle forward in your success is in your own heart
  • How to start writing your first book

Derek Lewis is a business ghostwriter and authority architect. He earned a degree in economics from Louisiana Tech and then a Master’s in economic development from the University of Florida. Derek’s entrepreneurial spirit led him to leave corporate America and start an IT services company with a coworker and during the startup phase, Derek supported his family by taking on copywriting projects. Once he realized he could make a living combining his two loves of business and writing, he decided to pursue a full-time career as a business writer.

Today, Derek is one of the foremost authorities on business thought-leadership books, having authored the leading guide to the subject, The Business Book Bible. He is also the host of The Business Book Podcast. He has worked with authors on five contents, including a Texas oil tycoon, a Turkish economist, and IT startup millionaire, a Brazilian Federal Judge, and a military governor. His authors work with the International Monetary Fund, General Electric, DaimlerChrysler, SAP, Pixar, Disney, the US Marine Core, and the Red Cross.

Learn more about Derek Lewis at dereklewis.com, LinkedIn, and Twitter.







About the author, David Shriner-Cahn

David is the podcast host and community builder behind Smashing the Plateau, an online platform offering resources, accountability, and camaraderie to high-performing professionals who are making the leap from the corporate career track to entrepreneurial business ownership.

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