At Emerald Lake Books, we choose to work with positive people who use their books to motivate and inspire their readers while building their business and brand.
When Emerald Lake Books approaches a new project, we focus first on clarifying the goals, both for the reader as well as the author. With specific goals established, everything done from this point is with those goals in mind and success is measured against their achievement. We measure our success by how well your book works to build your business and achieve your goals.
We refer to this concept as “publishing with a purpose.”
This goal-oriented publishing process works well for individuals who think beyond the number of books they sell. Instead, these authors focus on the impact their books will have with each of their readers as well as the underlying business.
Our goal-oriented focus and business-building framework are two of the key qualities that set us apart from many other publishers.
We don’t simply take your manuscript and give you a book, leaving you hoping your sales might cover your expenses. (Honestly, unless you’re an A-list author, you’re pretty much guaranteed that’s not going to happen. And even then, it’s questionable!)
Rather, our goal is to help you see beyond your book to the impact your influence can have. We want you to see the potential that exists to grow your audience, grow your visibility, and grow your opportunities. And when you do succeed, we hope you’ll share your good fortune with others in your own unique way.
All this because your strategically designed book is published with a purpose.
“Publish with Purpose" is unlike any other book you’ve read before. Yes, it’s a book on writing. Sort of… And it’s also a book on marketing. Sort of… But what it really is, is a cross-over book that looks at how writing and marketing (and everything else you do related to your book) are interconnected. And that’s what makes this book different.
Pledging himself to a land at war, Arnacin of Enchantress Island must wrestle with the purpose of honor, and the conflict that ensues when it’s called into question. But will Arnacin’s honor be the greatest victim of The Savage War? And will the Black Phantom be Mira's doom or salvation?
For modern-day women, the struggle for self-discovery and the courage to leap into the unknown may evoke fear or anticipation. Yet men and women process the story of their lives differently. Looking more closely at how women travel their paths highlights the many ways that they can embrace who they are and gain more satisfaction with their lives.
Everyone shops online these days, but there are certain experiences and products that resist the move to e-commerce. When we can order almost anything online, what compels us to make a purchase in person?
Examine how retail has evolved through the years and understand the current state now to predict likely retail trends of the near future.
Are you someone who hungers to make a difference in the world, but doesn’t know how? “Solutionaries” sets you on the right path by helping you discover the talents, gifts and tools that make you uniquely qualified to lead, then identify compelling issues that drive you to serve and make a difference, and finally create an action plan for a life that is both financially and emotionally fulfilling.
Recent studies estimate that more than 75% of current nonprofit executives plan to leave their positions in the next five to ten years. What will you do when you need to recruit a new executive for your nonprofit’s leadership team? Recruit your next CEO knowing that you have identified an individual whose core leadership competencies and values align with your strategic vision and mission.
Have you ever experienced the nagging sensation that your life hasn’t turned out the way you planned? This book is designed to help you get back on track so that you can live a life that you love and reclaim your happiness. Discover for yourself how to connect with your vision, purpose and passion, develop an action plan to accomplish your goals, and achieve the life of your dreams.
Western Connecticut consists of a rich mixture of culture, history, sport, ingenuity and agriculture and the Danbury Fair drank deeply from its roots.
Under the unique influence of John W. Leahy, the last owner and general manager of the Fair, it grew into much more, while remaining true to its unique heritage. His story is captivating, as shared here by those who knew him best.
Have you ever wondered what the term “boots on the ground" means? This history of one company’s experiences will provide you with an eye-opening narrative, as Youngquist provides a firsthand account of a Connecticut National Guard Military Police Company’s attempt to recruit, train and prepare an Iraqi Police Force in 2003-2004, and the many dangers they faced as a result.
Inside these pages, you will find step-by-step instructions for a mobile broiler chicken shelter for pastured poultry that is used by farmers and homesteaders all over the country. These chicken tractors were created using the best elements from other designs. They are easy to move and provide a good life for the chickens.
Sitting in an oncologist’s waiting room is one of life’s more sobering experiences. The first thing that hit her was that she was there, not as a doctor, but as a cancer patient’s wife. It didn’t matter that Marianne was a family practitioner, or that her husband, Thom, was a death and dying therapist. Cancer, and all that went with it, had found them.