When I was eleven years old I started writing a book. Like most eleven year old boys, I lost interest, put the draft away, and lost track of it. But the desire to write a book lingered in the back of my mind. In 1999 I began writing another book, but daily life took over and that one also fell by the wayside.
Finally, in February 2018 I sat down and began writing the leadership book that had been on my heart for years. With the support and mentorship of a friend who had been through the writing process, I was able to write Practical Leadership: Lessons from an Average Leader. I spent hours writing, editing, rewriting, and having the book read by others to get critical feedback. I am very happy with this book. I am excited because I believe leaders will be able to improve their craft by reading this book and internalizing the lessons within. My goal is to get the book published early in the new year.
One thing I did not know when I began this process was how expensive it is to publish a book. This is where you come in. With your help, this book will see the light of day. Please join me on this journey by giving whatever you can to help with the cost of editing and publishing this book.
To say thank you for your donation, we have created incentive levels ranging from Copper, which is for $25 donations to Agape, our highest level of a $5000 donation. Each level has varying incentives of appreciation. However, donations of any amount will be greatly appreciated.
Any funds raised above what is needed to publish this book will be used for Agape Leaders or donated to four different scholarship funds: the Jang-Kim Scholarship, the Juanita Mays Scholarship, the Miss Lakeland Scholarship Competition, and the Miss Florida Outstanding Teen Scholarship Competition.
Again, thank you for taking the time to read this and seriously consider donating to this project.
Copper: $25 - Receive a paperback book
Bronze: $50 – Receive a paperback book - signed copy
Silver: $100 - Receive a paperback book - signed copy – special gift
Gold: $250 - Receive a hard cover book - signed copy – business/sponsor name on the sponsor page of the book. Mentioned in audio book
Platinum: $500 - Receive a hard cover book – personalized autograph copy - 10% discount for agape leaders at your next event - business/sponsor name on the sponsor page of book. Mentioned in audio book.
Leader: $1000 - Receive a hard cover book – personalized autograph - 25% discount for agape leaders at your next event - business/sponsor name on the sponsor page of book. Mentioned in audio book.
Agape: $5000 - Book - signed copy - business/sponsor name PLUS logo on the sponsor page of book – free half day workshop for up to 10 people. Discounted price for additional team members in attendance. Read advertisement for your organization in audio book.