Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
this is my first book published, I wrote a 6 chapter book for family after my wife and my son’s mom passed away when he was 10.That book has helped my son along with the videos I saved and made in a disk for his use as and when he needed it. I am a sports guy and entrepreneur.I quit my accounting job at 31 to be a full time risk taker,and have learned much and been successful now in 4 very different ventures,as I will never do the same business twice after i sell our of the current one.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
“step off the porch and start your own business’. I was told several times by my younger brother and a few guys on the hockey team and at the gym I should tell my story of how to step off the porch and begin your own business venture with all it speed bumps and success moments . It was time to write it,as I am close to finishing my 4th venture,my gold mine in Nevada.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
Not sure, wrote the book in 6 weeks from start to first edit, and worked on it each day after my mine business and before I went to the gym.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
too busy starting businesses to read much.
What are you working on now?
selling out my mine business, have page one of book two written, will get there some day.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
this one and my book URL, www.stepofftheporchandstartyourownbusiness.com
Do you have any advice for new authors?
not yet,as my book is fact based from 31 yrs of real business dealings in 4 ventures,from law suits to sales to marketing to accounting to negotiations and so on.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
my best success advice is this ,a Japanese proverb..”fall down seven times,stand up eight “,this is the simple truth for business success, what ever you do keep getting up when you fall of stumble.
What are you reading now?
What’s next for you as a writer?
book 2, What do we do when we know something is going to happen in the future ?
If you were going to be stranded on a desert island and allowed to take 3 or 4 books with you what books would you bring?
how to build a boat.