June 27, 2017
We’re sending the happiest book birthday wishes to our client John Lefebvre whose title, All’s Well: Where Thou Art Earth and Why, was released today.
A freewheeling rollick through the history and future of our species, All’s Well. Where Thou Art Earth and Why blends ethics, metaphysics, legal and political philosophy into an original and lyrical meditation on refining our place in the universe.
To learn more about the book visit John’s website or the All’s Well Facebook page.
June 22, 2017
We’re very happy to welcome our new client, Mike Lipkin!
Mike Lipkin is one of North America’s preeminent coaches, motivators, and public speakers. In just the last year, Mike spoke to over 100,000 people in 11 countries and delivered 120 programs internationally. He has led workshops and given speeches to hundreds of companies around the world, from GE to RBC.
Mike has previously published five bestselling books on playing your best in your personal and professional lives, from perfecting the art of persuasion to being at your best when things are at their worst. Mike’s new book, Dancing with Disruption, reveals the seven secrets for thriving on massive change so the best people want to partner with you. Disruption is inevitable no matter what business you’re in. Mike’s book shows how to thrive on it by adapting and pivoting in a way that inspires and delights others.
Originally from South Africa, Mike formerly worked at Colgate Palmolive, Grey Advertising and Ogilvy and Mather, before immigrating to Toronto in 2001. In 2002, he launched Environics/Lipkin, a research and motivation company, with the Environics Research Group, one of Canada’s largest polling companies.
Dancing with Disruption will be available in fall 2017.
June 21, 2017
Congratulations to Sandra Butt, whose illustrated book The Two Sisters has made the B.C. bestseller list!
For the first time, Pauline Johnson’s “The Two Sisters,” a First Nations legend, is accompanied by sumptuous illustrations that showcase the splendour of the Salish Sea. The universal themes of Creation, courage, and peace run through this legend of two little girls who grow up to be courageous young women who help to bring lasting peace to their world. The story is supplemented by a reference section that will enable a reader, parent, teacher, or visitor to the coast to immerse themselves in the rich history of Coast Salish cultures.
June 12, 2017
We’re delighted to announce that we’re working with Denise Withers on her book, Story Design: An Innovation Playbook for Everyday Heroes. It teaches Denise’s unique, story-based method to research, design, test, and refine new ideas. Her company, nlab, has used this approach with the RCMP, Fraser Health Authority, all levels of government, Genome Canada, the Liu Institute for Global Issues, and eCampusOntario, among others.
Before launching her lab, Denise worked as a documentary filmmaker for the Discovery Channel, CBC, and the National Film Board. Her print work has been featured in the National Post, and Stanford Social Innovation Review. She co-founded the d.studio at UBC’s Sauder School of Business, and teaches at the Thnk School of Creative Leadership.
The book will be published this fall.