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Monthly archive April, 2014
NASA's Top 5 Innovations Countdown

NASA’s Top 5 Innovations Countdown

For over half a century, NASA has delivered a continuous stream of innovative accomplishments that have inspired the world. Neil Armstrong walking on the moon, the space shuttle pioneering reusable space planes, Mars rovers exploring the red planet–the list goes on. Of all of these accomplishments, what are the top 5 that stand out? Guest...  LearnMore
Donya Dickerson, Executive Editor: Discusses Her Editorial Relationship with Author Joseph Michelli

Donya Dickerson, Executive Editor: Discusses Her Editorial Relationship with Author Joseph Michelli

As an editor, there is something incredibly special about working with an author on multiple projects over many years.  You develop a truly unique relationship—understanding what drives their creativity, their writing process, and learning how to rely on each other’s strengths to create great books.  For me, Joseph Michelli is one of those authors.  Joseph...  LearnMore

Check out our Staff Book Picks from the McGraw-Hill Professional Team!

Learn about our staff picks for favorite business books. Get the inside perspective from the marketing, editorial and publicity team members! Marketing: Courtney Fischer, Chelsea Van der Gaag and Laura Yieh Editorial: Donya Dickerson and Thomas Miller Publicity: Elena Magg  LearnMore
Thomas Miller, Executive Editor: Influencing Ideas Through Books

Thomas Miller, Executive Editor: Influencing Ideas Through Books

I am an editor who likes to publish books on subjects that can change people’s lives and solve problems. For that reason, when I had the opportunity to publish a book with AARP on how to organize and prioritize your finances as you reach retirement, I jumped at the chance. There are approximately 77 million...  LearnMore
Staff Pick Joe Pulizzi’s Epic Content Marketing from Marketing Team: Courtney Fischer, Chelsea Van der Gaag and Laura Yieh

Staff Pick Joe Pulizzi’s Epic Content Marketing from Marketing Team: Courtney Fischer, Chelsea Van der Gaag and Laura Yieh

What’s in your marketing plan?  Are you creating and promoting free information to engage your audience as opposed to just telling them how great your product is and where to buy it?  Did you know that’s called content marketing? Here at MHP we have been implementing content marketing strategies using our book Epic Content Marketing....  LearnMore
Business Success Comes Down to One Thing: Accountability

Business Success Comes Down to One Thing: Accountability

Accountability is one of the biggest challenges business leaders face, but it can also be one of the most important factors leading to success.  LearnMore
See you in DC for ASTD 2014!

See you in DC for ASTD 2014!

It’s that time of the year again and shorty we’ll be in Washington, DC for this year’s ASTD International Conference and Expo. We are excited to see returning attendees and meet first timers!  Visit our booth (#401) for talks from the experts, author signings, book giveaways, and for your chance to win a new Kindle...  LearnMore
Conquering Clutter: Five Steps to Making Clutter-Conquering Choices

Conquering Clutter: Five Steps to Making Clutter-Conquering Choices

Guest post byHarriet Schechter, author of  Let Go of Clutter. Conquering clutter is about being aware of the choices you have every day and choosing to consciously avoid or limit what will complicate your life.  I once received a department store credit card offer that announced  in bold letters on the envelope, “Say YES to MORE...  LearnMore
Rich Noonan talks about Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque and Drake Baer

Rich Noonan talks about Everything Connects by Faisal Hoque and Drake Baer

Part philosophy, part business, and part history, “Everything Connects” is a kaleidoscopic view for thinking out of the box.  LearnMore
Get Ahead Fast

Get Ahead Fast

 Check out these GREAT sample chapters. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan and Ryan Avery, Million Dollar Launch by Alan Weiss and 201 Killer Cover Letters Third Edition by Sandra Podesta and Andrea Paxton. Speaker, Leader, Champion by Jeremey Donovan, Ryan Avery Now Distinguished Toastmaster Jeremey Donovan and Public Speaking World Champion Ryan Avery break...  LearnMore
Speaker, Leader, Champion Author Will Attempt Guinness World Records Title for Largest Book Signing in History

Speaker, Leader, Champion Author Will Attempt Guinness World Records Title for Largest Book Signing in History

Ryan Avery, World Champion of Public Speaking and Colorado State University Alumnus (Class of ’09), will sell and sign 5,000 books of his book, SPEAKER, LEADER, CHAMPION: Succeed at Work Through the Power of Public Speaking, at the CSU bookstore in an attempt to set a Guinness World Record Title for “Largest Book Signing in...  LearnMore
Public Speaking Tip #4: Design your speech to have an impact.

Public Speaking Tip #4: Design your speech to have an impact.

In Speaker, Leader, Champion, distinguished Toastmaster Jeremey Donovan and Public Speaking World Champion Ryan Avery break down the winning speeches from Toastmasters’ prestigious annual competition—providing you with tips and techniques guaranteed to improve your speaking, presentation, and communication skills. Read this excerpt from the book: Public Speaking Tip #4: Design your speech to have an...  LearnMore