Tell us about yourself and how many books you have written.
My name is James Kademan and I am a new author. I have written two books so far, You Got This! A motivational guide for achieving your goals and The BOLD Business Book: a strategy guide to start, run and love your bold business.
I live in Madison, Wisconsin and run two small businesses that I started. I love talking, writing and living the entrepreneurial lifestyle. Which means I have few hobbies and hang out with people that mostly talk about business. It’s awesome.
What is the name of your latest book and what inspired it?
The BOLD Business Book was a few year undertaking that was inspired by my reading of hundreds of business books along with attending a bunch of seminars on business, sales and time management. After starting and running a few businesses I learned a few things that seemed to never be addressed. I teach business planning classes and run into students that are oblivious to some things that are very important and rarely spoken about. So I decided to write a book that dealt with these things and had a blast doing it.
Do you have any unusual writing habits?
I often listen to a loop of Ariana Grande’s “So into you” in the background.
What authors, or books have influenced you?
Tony Robbins anything, Tim Ferris’ 4 Hour Workweek and Richard Banlder’s books on NLP have been read and reread by me. Almost to a fault.
What are you working on now?
The followup to The BOLD Business Book. I had to set a date to stop adding content so I could actually get the book to the editors. Content still keeps flowing, so I need to get that out to the world.
What is your best method or website when it comes to promoting your books?
Do you have any advice for new authors?
Write, write and write some more. Then get smart editors that get your style. Do not fall in love with any sentence, paragraph of chapter. The best steaks came from cows that were trimmed.
What is the best advice you have ever heard?
Beware the rabbit hole.
What are you reading now?
Snowball, about Warren Buffet and Making It Stick, a book on improving memory.
What’s next for you as a writer?
To promote The BOLD Business Book.
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?
Man’s Search for Meaning, Decisive, Walden and the biggest survival guide I could find.