How do you see criticism? I have a book out – second one actually – from a major publisher. This makes me an authority – on writing, putting content in front of people, and certainly on the impact of criticism on your psyche. Well, it allows me to claim some authority.. you can decide whether […]
Keynotes and workshops for career & professional development, I.T. departments, business innovation & creativity, and more…
With the upcoming release of my book, I’ve updated the presentations and topics I speak on. The list will continue to evolve but if you are looking for a keynote speaker or workshop for your organization, I would love to speak with you. “Silicon Valley Knowledge with a Jimmy Buffett Attitude!” Bob Groom – Download my speaker […]
This pertains to authors, consultants, musicians, and virtually anyone who wants to build and extend their brand. The Internet and those using are obsessed with content. If you want to become relevant to that world, content needs to be a part of what you do.
This is part 4 of a multi-part blog. Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 Everybody’s doing it You’d think they were… blogging that is. There is enough talk about it.. But the truth is, there are many people who are not who should be.
This is part 3 of a multi-part blog. Part 1 | Part 2 The art of risking it all! Or how to become someone worth reading At least from a publisher’s standpoint. I’m going to tell you a secret about publishing…. It may surprise you… Publisher’s want their books to sell!
Sorry for the delay in getting part 2 done. We had some challenges with the hosting account (another blog for another day). We are back and ready to continue. You can go back and read Part 1 or go forward to Part 3. In part 1 I discussed the idea of the source of your […]
This will be a multi-part series.. 2 or 3 parts but really just the beginning of an ongoing discussion. Part 2 | Part 3 Matt, how do I get my book published? I get asked this question by authors or would be authors a lot. When you get published through a major publisher, there is […]
Note: I originally published this on my blogspot blog. As part of my web consolidation, I felt it important to publish here. It has dated information but I am keeping it mostly in tact. “Now as far as the customers can tell He’s just one more fool who talks to himself But every man in […]
This is for I.T. and Non-I.T. Professionals Back when my book was first being edited, I received an amazing note from the copy-editor. In part, she said… I’ve read your book twice now: once as copyeditor and now a second time as proofreader of the book and CD content. It’s a book that I didn’t […]
Advice you need and more Not so long ago, I wrote a book. Everyone told me it was really difficult to get published. I sent it to a publisher I thought might be interested in it. They were. The problem, I was done with the book and the were backlogged – 14 months. So I […]