Introducing Niña Ellison, author of Lifeboat Leadership: Discovering Grace in the Waves of Change

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As a nurse practitioner and healthcare leader delivering primary care, managing disaster relief, or educating nurses in both academic and practice settings, Niña Ellison’s purpose has remained consistent: influencing leaders in the delivery of excellence. Her personal leadership framework, RAFT, originated during her work in Moçambique as a Provincial Program Manager for an international disaster relief organization and continued in its evolution with leadership opportunities within the corporate world and as an Executive Director with the John Maxwell Team. To learn more about Niña Ellison’s Leadership, visit http://www.healthyleadership.online

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Influencing leaders in the delivery of excellence. Many of today’s youngest leaders feel as though they have left the stability of the mainland to lead from resource-laden lifeboats. Keeping an eye on the horizon they seek strategies that will guide them to significance. Riding the waves of innovation and unprecedented change these leaders are in pursuit of making a difference while, at the same time, uncovering a need to understand more about what matters to them. Lifeboat Leadership offers a simple framework that embraces timeless truths designed to empower leaders to move beyond themselves, pursue inclusiveness, and, perhaps, rediscover the value of grace.

Introducing Paul E. Fein, author of The Chemistry of Leadership: A Self-Discovery Formula to Finding the Leader in You

“After four years of part-time writing and the outstanding support from Outskirts Press, my leadership book, The Chemistry of LEADERSHIP, was brought to market in July 2018. My Author Representative at Outskirts was a tremendous communicator and very committed as well as involved throughout each step of the publishing process. It has been a truly professional and author-focused experience. I am looking forward to working with Outskirts Press for the publishing of my next book.”

Paul E. Fein has had many outstanding career experiences and educational learning accomplishments as a part of his life-long leadership journey. He has been a dedicated and creative contributor in positions that he has held both in education and in business. A people educator and professional executive builder. A custom-crafter of growth-oriented leadership workshops. A dynamic speaker and engaging development program facilitator. A certified career-life coach and management mentor. A creative writer and inspiring educational innovator. Paul has been fully committed to driving development and growth of others. He has built his personal competencies and capabilities based on a diverse career journey – teaching high school chemistry, marketing management within several manufacturing industries, and global executive leadership development facilitation. Throughout these work experiences, he continued to grow his skills through post-educational programs at University of Southern California, Harvard Law, Cornell University, and Copenhagen Business School. Coaching certification was achieved at the Hudson Institute in Santa Barbara, California. Before establishing a consulting practice, he was responsible for human resource and learning development activities for a medical device company with its headquarters in Sweden. His primary responsibilities were focused on global talent management processes – ranging from performance management, succession planning, and high potential identification, to learning and development, and talent acquisition. He supported corporate initiatives specific to employee engagement, employer branding, and executive development. Currently, Paul is the Managing Leader & Director of the IDD Leadership Group LLC – New York. He creates and facilitates leadership workshops and provides career-life coaching. His driving philosophy is to INSPIRE innovative imagination, DRIVE ideas into actions, and DELIVER strategic growth – always focused on enhancing individual and organizational effectiveness.

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A book with self-discovery. Are you a G-O-A-L driven leader with purpose? G – Genuine recognition provider O – Open communication connector A – Authentic relationship builder L – Leader presence enhancer Are you a leader personally focused on the following? organizational values and corporate culture; critical thinking, risk-taking, and courage; authentic influencing and emotional intelligence; dynamic relationships and building teams; communication from the head and the heart; interpersonal connections and active listening; business knowledge and capabilities; leadership wisdom and human chemistry. “Wow! A heartfelt and inspiring read on the key elements that make a great leader. Paul’s passion and in-depth knowledge from multiple backgrounds really shines through in this engaging book. A must for any leader looking to go on a journey of self-discovery, enhancing their capabilities and adding some ‘human chemistry’ into their leadership relationships.” Rachael Forsberg Executive Coach & Leadership Consultant London, England

Introducing Victor Effah, author of No Limits: 14 Steps to Exceed Customer Expectations, What Great Teams Know and Do

“The entire team gave their best so my book could be published and I am grateful.”

Victor Effah graduated from Asokore Teacher Training College with a certificate in Education and Child Psychology and a Teacher Certification A from Cape Coast University Accreditation Board, Ghana, West Africa. In 2002, he co-founded Teen Educators’ Guild, a nonprofit organization in Ghana, with the mission of educating teenagers to think independently and to avoid negative peer pressures. In 2016, he formed a partnership with PETYEB Business Group, a Dubai-Ghana shipping group, where he currently serves as a venture capitalist and a board member. Today, Victor is a co-manager of a Walmart Super Center in Atlanta, Georgia.

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When I was a boy of 14, my father was so ignorant, I could hardly stand to have the old man around. But when I got to be 21, I was astonished at how much he had learned in seven years. —Mark Twain. Many employees do not see the big picture. While leadership is focusing on growth, development, innovation, and great customer service, team members are thinking solely of their wages. This book bridges the gap and makes career growth possible. Even if you’ve never considered yourself a leader, No Limits will guide you to new heights. It’s not talent and it’s not knowledge that will help you rise to the top: It’s quality service, above and beyond, that will help you reach new goals. Whether you’re already in a leadership position or you’re a brand-new team member, No Limits can have a significant impact on your career!

Introducing Lamin Tombekai Kamara, author of New Business Beginners’ Guide

“Outskirts Press made me more enthusiastic in the writing process. Now I am also engaged in writing two other books. This is all because of the encouragement I received from Outskirts Press! I don’t, for any reason, feel despair any longer. I am now a true writer through the help of Outskirts Press. Outskirts Press, I must commend you greatly for the role you played in my life. Publishing with Outskirts is like being in the classroom with an instructor who wishes you all the best in your endeavor to learn.”

Lamin Tombekai Kamara is a student of the human condition with a MBA in Business Administration, wielding the written craft to enrapture the mind much like an artist wields a brush. The pages are a blank canvas on which to draw from a talent heralded by many and matched only by an imagination that rises to the task. New Business Beginners’ Guide is the first in a series of recent pursuits, with work progressing quickly on the follow-up.

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Top Secrets of Business Tips Unveiled Within! The tactful structure of this first edition is making Small Business owners to achieve their goals in managing their minuscule businesses. Also, special attention is in support of office management, employee services and public relations techniques. The second edition of this book will explore managerial ethics and services in pursuing a better business structure for the good of entrepreneurship in relative managerial structures.

Introducing Dr. Kenneth Morton, author of Defined by Attitude

“Lisa was very prompt when responding and provided detailed answers to my many questions as a first-time author. Before my first publishing project was completed, I initiated my second and specifically asked to remain with Lisa. Excellent.”

Dr. Kenneth Morton is an accomplished business leader, entrepreneur, public speaker, coach, and mentor. He is CEO of Infinity Leadership Consulting, which was founded to fulfill his passion and purpose to inspire and empower people and organizations with strategies and solutions for maximum leadership impact. He has extensive leadership experience in critical roles at several Fortune 500 companies and has consistently immersed himself in helping others through coaching and mentoring. He holds a bachelor’s in finance, a master’s in management, and a doctorate in business, with a concentration in leadership. He is an Advanced Toastmaster and has successfully completed a Certified Executive Coaching Program. Dr. Morton resides with his family in the Charlotte, North Carolina area. For more information about Dr. Kenneth Morton or for event booking, visit www.infinityleadershipconsulting.org

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Ignite GREATNESS Through Your World-class Positive Attitude! Daily we encounter people, events, and situations that affect us. While we navigate our life course, our attitude either guides our success or sets us up to fall short of living a life of high-quality existence. The manner in which we approach life through the lens of our attitude compels us to act and behave the way we do. The attitude we choose is how we define ourselves. It also provides a lens of how others define who we are. In Defined by Attitude: The Power of Positivity, Dr. Kenneth Morton takes you on an exciting personal journey to explore attitudes. He provides you with life-changing transitional power through maintaining a world-class positive attitude. Dr. Morton coaches you through introspective Attitudinal Checkups and challenges you to adapt attitude-changing affirmations in each chapter. He shares personal stories and uses real-life situations to inspire you, your organization, or your team to new levels of greatness by leveraging the power of a world-class positive attitude.

Introducing Ted Folkert, author of Greed Disease

“Jerry seems to have a thorough knowledge of the publishing process and has guided my publication through the process with expertise.”

Theodore Folkert, BA – University of Missouri at Kansas City, is an author of previous books: “Selling Your Company” 2013 and “A Business of Your Own” 2017. He maintains offices in Kansas City, Missouri and Los Angeles, California, where he resides.

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Greed exercised by the rich and powerful and the behemoth corporations provides challenging obstacles for the working class of our society, growing income and wealth inequality and exacerbating worker exploitation. Even worse, it endangers our planet, threatening the life-sustaining habitat that enabled life and which is essential in sustaining life. Without corrective action, the ultimate result does not look promising for our future. For most members of our society, as we go about acquiring the essentials for living a comfortable life, doing business is not a level playing field. Dealing with the normal deception and dishonesty in advertising and marketing, and navigating the cleverness of the rentier element of society can be treacherous experiences for the powerless working-class. Kind of like swimming with sharks.

Introducing Richard S. Pearson, author of 5 Necessary Skills to Maintain Employment in Tumultuous Times

“I’ve published two books through Outskirts Press and had a wonderful experience each time. They helped me through each step from title selection to choosing a cover.”

Richard S. Pearson has held vice-president positions with four multibillion-dollar travel industry companies and three Internet early stage companies. His experience has given him a unique perspective on how to navigate the organizational structures of both large and small companies. He has hired and trained hundreds of employees from frontline salespeople to vice presidents, and coached many through their careers. Pearson loves to travel and has visited the European and Middle Eastern capitols, the far reaches of Asia, the Himalayan Mountains, and the Gobi Desert. He is an avid cyclist, skier, and fly-fisherman residing in Colorado.

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The Job-Seeker’s Bible – How to Find and Keep the Right Job. Whether you’re searching for a new job or trying to hang on to the one you have, 5 Necessary Skills will give you the advantages you need. You’ll learn: how to be proactive; how to be cognizant of and recognize what’s going on in your company; the importance of networking; the importance of finding a mentor; and how to deal with bad bosses. Those people who exhibit the 5 Necessary Skills are the ones who will get and hold onto the best jobs-and you could be one of them. “Does the prospective boss accept criticism or blame when the going gets tough? Be wary of people who constantly dish out criticism but can’t take a healthy dose themselves.” -Guy Kawasaki, Author, Co-Founder of Alltop.com (http://career.alltop.com)

Introducing William L. Pittenger, author of It All Matters: An Appraisal Anthology

“Outskirts has truly exceeded my expectations in every way imaginable. Having self-published (way too much work) and published with a conventional publisher (gave up way too much), the Outskirts model was perfect for me. The Outskirts people I worked with were outstanding and the finished product is outstanding. Thank you Outskirts.”

William L. Pittenger is a long time appraiser, economist, banker and bank regulator. His career spans more than 40 years. He holds the MAI and SRA professional designations of the Appraisal Institute. He is retired from daily practice but remains a prolific economic and real estate writer as well as speaker, lecturer, teacher and consultant. He is at home in Saint Cloud, Florida, a suburb or Orlando.

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Volumes have been written about both appraising and real estate lending. Little has been written that bridges the gap between both disciplines. Bill Pittenger has done that. He has distilled a lengthy series of original and contemporaneously written essays produced over four decades into a comprehensive anthology. In it he explores such diverse but relevant topics as using a real estate appraisal to gauge loan repayment risk and how to develop appraisal and community bank risk management policies. He explores federal appraisal regulation – both current and its evolution – as well as fair lending and compliance issues every banker and appraiser needs to understand. He writes about getting behind a value estimate to determine what a value estimate is saying and what the relationship of value indications really means. Appraising and lending on the security of real estate development projects has been a long term research interest of his for which he has received awards for his writings as well as for innovation and provocative thought. He writes about economic feasibility, marketability and highest and best use as well as the economics of development cost, the role of entrepreneurial profit, cash flow analysis and discounting. It All Matters: An Appraisal Anthology is a must read for real estate appraisers and bankers alike. Keep it close as a desk reference.

Introducing J. Sylvester Wood, author of Keeping It Safe

“Excellent in every category. ….Particularly pleased with the high quality cover graphics, and overall quality of the book itself…..Thanks for your great work!”

J. Sylvester Wood is a Registered Financial Planner with over 30 years of experience as a financial professional. He is a well-known radio personality and public speaker.

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Finally-a comprehensive overview of the history of money and finance written in plain English! Keeping It Safe is clear, concise, and easy to follow-a guide to help you successfully navigate the murky waters of today’s financial services industry. It offers practical tools so that you can make informed decisions about your own financial future. Follow the precepts outlined in this book, and you will: Never lose another dime in the roller-coaster stock market. Earn a solid, reasonable rate of return on your retirement savings without risking what you’ve worked so hard for all these years. Learn little-understood financial strategies that will have you in the markets when they are going up and automatically take you out of the markets when they go down. Examine the history and the inner workings of mutual funds, annuities, the life insurance industry, banking, and more. Discover the safest, most ideal retirement strategies available to the American public today. Explore the history of money and finance in the United States and learn how to use this knowledge to your own advantage. These are the “secrets” your friendly neighborhood stock broker absolutely does NOT want you to know about. With Keeping It Safe, you can take advantage of this information-and beat the Wall Street robber barons at their own game!

Introducing Justice Jerry, author of 25 Dynamic Day-Trading Strategies for Life

“Allow me to start by thanking you and the Outskirts team for their wonderful job well executed with regards to my first title (25 Dynamic, Day-trading Strategies for life). The process started with written steps, progress was monitored, changes were handled timely, questions and concerns were addressed promptly, with open accountability all the way to publication. I gave your team a perfect 100% for their excellent service which includes: responding to questions via emails, returning calls for messages left on voicemails, making professional suggestions for valuable changes in formatting and being considerate of tight budget issues and financial limitations faced by new authors. Please accept my million thanks to Outskirts Press and its wonderful staff.”

About Justice Jerry: Graduated, BS, Honors, in Electrical Engineering, Wall Street Trained Broker & Trader; with Specialist Certifications in Equities and derivatives. • Holds series 3, 7, 63, 65, and Insurance Cert.

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Create $1000 trades using predictable market events; Design trades that Sell for profits first, then buy back later; Master trading both sides of the market with principal protection; Build wealth with FREE cash leverage to triple your buying power!