At the local level: I'm proud to announce that Pitfalls and Possibilities: A Leadership Fable was awarded 2nd Place/Silver in the Business category by the Colorado Independent Publishers Association (CIPA). Not too shabby for my first book! Polly Letofsky, (on the right) of My Word Publishing and her team were crucial to my success. She was with me when I received this award from CIPA and helped me celebate this milestone in my career.
On a national level: Pitfalls also received Bronze in the 2022 Axiom Business Book Awards (Leadership Fable category).
Also at the national level, a judge with the 2021/ 2022 Writer's Digest Self-Published Book Awards wrote this about "Pitfalls & Possibilities":
"There are a lot of books on leadership, and this is one of the best. Following the two leaders (Avery and Jon), the author fleshes out the difficulties and triumphs of leadership. This is a must read."
I'm proud of the positive endorsements for my first book.
If you're looking for a way to elicit meaningful discussion with the leaders in your organization, please consider adding Pitfalls & Possibilities to your leadership program or book club.
Discussion questions at the end of each chapter make it address many common misunderstandings about leadership and provice context to important concepts such as delegation, coaching, self-awareness, emotional intelligence, constructive conversations, trust, and more.
Whether you're brand-new to leading a team or a seasoned professional, this book will help you avoid the pitfalls and focus on the possibilities of leadership.
"This is a must read." Judge, 30th Annual Writer’s Digest Self-Published Book Awards.