My goals.

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  1. Jahan Choudhry

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    My short term goals: To write a book soon.

    My long term goals: To achieve the targets I have set myself in my plan.
     
  2. Fergal

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    Thanks for sharing your goals with us Jahan. What type of book do you plan on writing? Have you made a start on it yet?

    Good luck with it!
     
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    Best of luck with the goal.

    Have you made plans for your book? chapters etc?
     
  4. Jahan Choudhry

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    Thanks guys,

    I haven't started it yet but have spoken to my mentor/manager about doing it.

    He told me writing a book is the easy part, which many can do, but it's the subsequent marketing which is the real work.

    That was good to hear...because just writing a useful book would feel good and give me a sense of achievement. I would write a work on how to gain and increase personal and business success which people can benefit from and then apply the techniques in the real world and optimize their personal and business success.
     
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    I heard the best selling author Les Hewitt speak recently. He also talked about how difficult it is to market and promote a book. His opinion is that most publishers won't do very much for you and that authors have to do most of the work to promote their books themselves.

    It's his view that once a publisher starts printing your book the first month is critical, because it's during that time that you have the publisher's attention and after the first month they will be doing a print run of their next book and focusing on that.

    Another tip he gave was that you don't start by writing the first chapter, but rather write it and the introduction, when you have completed the rest of the book.
     
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    Thanks Fergal, some great advice there.

    Maybe you could even write your own book too, considering your the owner of one of the biggest business forums on the w - w - w.....world wide web.
     
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    Thanks Jahan, perhaps someday, but it won't be in the immediate future to be honest. I've other more pressing priorities for the next year or so.
     
  8. TheEntreprenette

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    Jahan,

    Have you started writing your book yet?

    I'm just holding you accountable. Saying that you will write a book soon is not specific. Go on, put your head on the chopping board and set a date when the first draft will be completed.

    Regards

    Jo

    Regards

    Jo
     
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    Good luck to your goal. Hope you can share a piece of work on your book once its done, we're looking forward to that. Cheers.
     
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    Nice goal you have here mate :)
     

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