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Kalyna Miletic

Kalyna Miletic

Toronto, Canada

Kalyna helps women around the world to build careers they love. She's the founder of Kickstart Your Work, TEDx Speaker and a global explorer.

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Kalyna is the Founder of Kickstart Your Work, an onstage storyteller and global explorer. She has dedicated her life to helping women love the work they do. Kalyna has coached over 1,500 hours with clients in 20 countries around the world. She specifically supports women to take their work online so they can work from anywhere while delivering value to clients.  

Kalyna started her first business at 19 years of age, doing digital strategy in her dad’s backyard by the pool. She loves storytelling both on and off stage and most recently spoke at UCLA and TEDxWLU about how to navigate career building while focusing on what feels good. 

She’s been traveling full time since 2014, visiting over 25 countries so far and living in Aruba, Brazil, the US and of course Canada her home. Kalyna has a blast running a completely location independent business and believes feeling good while at work needs to be the new normal for everyone. In her free time she loves yoga, Brazilian dance, trying all sorts of foods and searching for the world’s best hammock on the beach. 

Kalyna is passionate about mentoring and giving back to young girls. She remembers the experience of feeling like she didn't belong at school and knows that supporting a grassroots initiative near home is the start to impacting young girls globally. She donates her time and a percentage of Kickstart Your Work's sales to Girls Inc., to support girls having the positive role models that she believes make all the difference for youth. 

Kalyna's mission is to spread the message that we can choose to enjoy our work as a key driver in order to produce an impact on others that is meaningful and based in love.

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Success! The Success Trifecta sold 523 pre-orders by Nov. 15, 2018, was pitched to 150 publishers, and is in discussions with publishers.

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The Success Trifecta

How to Love What You Do, Make Money and Impact the World with Your Work

The new way to work: choose how you spend your time, enjoy what you're doing and get paid for the impact you make.

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Synopsis

This book is about changing the way we define work entirely. This is a critical read because it will teach readers how to define their careers based on choice, enjoyment and impact to bring a new world where we serve rather than “do out of obligation.” The new way to define work is to call it your contribution and once we can get that distinction straight, we will build a happier, more alive workforce globally.

I hope for it to be the reference guide that you'll pull out before making career decisions or going into high stakes work scenarios like interviews or signing a new client. 

It starts out by questioning the way we traditionally think about work and expands the possibilities of how to construct a career that you enjoy building. 

This is different from the "follow your passion" careers book because it gives a breakdown of how to make decisions you're going to be happy with during the key events that shape your career often without you consciously realizing it. 

This is the difference between starting your own company and staying in a job you hate for the entirety of your twenties, and maybe thirties. It's about making the decision to apply to that new manager role instead of just leaving the company because you feel unfulfilled. We'll discuss how to sign up a new client or price your services. 

Our careers are shaped by a series of micro-decisions that cumulatively dictate where you end up. With that knowing, this book helps you build your own success trifecta through deciding what micro-decisions are right for you. 

First we define what a success trifecta is, and then move into how to build your own step by step through answering key questions that come up along the way to building it for yourself.  

What is a Success Trifecta?

The new way to build your career is using a foundation of choice, enjoyment and impact. 

This new model has emerged because we're all starting to demand the freedom to choose how we spend our time which is the first pillar.

Selling our lives to passionless work until retirement doesn't cut it anymore and once the reader is shown that work is better (and more productive) using enjoyment, we move onto the third pillar, impact. 

Connecting to impact is important in all that we do, but many dissociate from this idea when it comes to their work. It's so easy to focus on the raise or job title, and forget the reason we're working in the first place. 

Impact is about consciously deciding what impact you want to have on the planet. We consider the age old question of what you want to be remembered by on your death bed and then move onto the new territory of actually eliciting how a career can be formed from our personal insights about what we care about. 

Once the trifecta is explained and there's reader acceptance we define what their personal trifecta looks like as a free agent. 

A free agent is an individual who has merged their desire for freedom at work with the commitment to independently create their own version of The Success Trifecta. They work in order to fulfill their personal mission of making a meaningful impact in the world through what they do every day, not just for a pay check.

The reader will now create their own version of the emerging success trifecta: designing their ideal work experience, defining what they enjoy doing daily and deciding on what they want to contribute to the world over the span of their career. 

So how do you bring your success trifecta to life? 

This is the bulk of the book and is scenario based where readers will return again and again depending on the current career decision they're facing. 

We'll look at strategies to: 

1) Define What's Great About You 

2) Communicate That Greatness to Others

3) Attract the Right People and Projects to You 

4) Share About Your Unique Way of Creating Solutions in Your Work 

5) Get Paid What You're Worth

6) Deliver On Your Promises

After reading this section, the person whether employee, student or entrepreneur will have identified: 

- Key Positioning Pieces (Personally and Professionally)

- How to Market Those Services to Get a Job or Client

- How to Convey Value in Their Skillset Offering and Service that They Provide

- The Ways to Deliver Successfully to Their Recipient without Burnout or Compromising Who They Are

- How to Define Success Metrics that Make Them and Their Recipient Happy

Outline

What’s in This Book?

Begin Here

What is a Success Trifecta?

Part I: Choice = You

1.    What have you chosen so far?

2.    Why make a change now?

3.    The roadblocks that are keeping you from your success

4.    How to overcome roadblocks

5.    What you’ve taken off the table

6.    What does your heart say?

7.    Defining Success

8.    Choosing yourself

Part II: Enjoyment = Feelings

1.    Work that feels good

2.    Critical feelings for success

3.    What do you want to create?

4.    Claim your contribution

5.    Why does creating new things matter?

6.    How to follow your gut and not just your head

Part III: Impact = Others

1.    The Golden Rule 2.0

2.    Who to serve

3.    How to communicate with them

4.    What to provide

5.    How to deliver successfully

6.    Create value, get paid

7.    Keys to navigating weird outcomes

8.    In Case of Emergency: The Holy Grail of Decision Making

Audience

This book is for 3 main target audiences. Broadly it benefits anyone who is working and wants to take control of how they build their career going forward.

Firstly the book will benefit aspiring or current entrepreneurs who are looking to build their businesses within the current gig economy. 

The emerging trends in the freelance economy show that: 

The first focus is aspiring entrepreneurs but a secondary target audience is  anyone who is a corporate employee and wants to build their personal career trifecta. The book talks about how to position yourself and your services which is a necessary skill for job acquisition. Employees benefit from this step-by-step guide because the book shows them how to define what each pillar of the trifecta is for them in their career and teaches how to implement enjoyment and impact into their new way of approaching their work. 

The working audience of the United States alone is roughly 129.6 million.

Lastly, this guide is beneficial for educators at the college and high school level who would like to deliver a structured approach to learning and navigating a new way of career design within the currently developing gig economy. The existing careers curriculum is limited in schools around the world. The goal with this audience is to initially pilot the book in careers classes as a supplement to standardized assessments. This is a customized approach to career design that students will benefit from being exposed to. The Canadian and US audience for high school students are cumulatively around 5 million students. 

Promotion

The power of word-of-mouth is that it will fuel the initial momentum needed to launch this book. People who have a level of personal connection with Kalyna will passionately share how dedicated she is to leading by example. Kalyna defines the life of a free agent herself, as she works to help women achieve similar heights in their careers.

1) Personal Network

Kalyna is committed to personally reaching out to 20 people per day to share about the campaign, the concept of the Success Trifecta and spreading the message of the importance of this concept.

  • Personal Facebook: 3050 Friends
  • LinkedIn Network: 930
  • Kalyna Miletic Facebook Page: 5718 Likes
  • Instagram: 1576 Followers

2) Friends Willing to Share (Professional Affiliates + Personal Network)

  • Cumulatively an audience of ~150,000 people

3) Organizations

  • Outreach to the administration of 10 schools in the Greater Toronto Area to discuss the potential for adding to careers education programming, and 5 schools in the San Francisco Bay Area
  • Marketing plan to Post-Secondary Institutions in Canada (18) and the United States (30) to pitch the book as a supplement to careers curriculum 
  • Contact with five Co-working Spaces for Potential Feature
  • Girls Who Travel Outreach (Online Community of 20,000 Women)
  • Sharing with 10 organizations with the intention of running a half day workshop on the Success Trifecta in conjunction with pre-sales of the book

4) PR + Speaking Engagements 

  • Media for the book to be sent out to local news channels and shows
  • Recent TEDx Talk at WLU and a second TEDx talk coming up in February 2019
  • Online PR Plan to feature the book in 400+ Articles through an SEO firm
  • Speaking engagements throughout the year at schools, organizations and charities (roughly 10-15)

Competition

1. The Suitcase Entrepreneur

By: Natalie Sisson. Published by North Star Way. (2017)

Sisson's book covers the tactical elements of being a digital nomad in a way that shares the author's step by step process to running an online business to minimize work hours. The Trifecta is different because it focuses on finding the subject matter and business model that will transform your work into your global contribution. The Trifecta's focus shows readers how to make the change from "working to live" into "working to contribute" and that is what makes it unique.

2. The $100 Startup: Reinvent The Way You Make A Living, Do What You Love, And Create A New Future

By: Chris Guillebeau. Published by The Crown Publishing Group. (2002)

Chris expertly defines making a living with enjoyment. His model is about "finding the intersection between your “expertise” –  and what other people will pay for." The Trifecta defines and teaches how to create a trifecta of intersection between what you love doing, your expertise and impacting the world (which leads people to pay you extremely well.) 

3. The Freelancer's Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams - On Your Terms 

By: Sara Horowitz. Published by Workman Publishing Co. (2012)

This book highlights the steps to being a freelancer that have to do with the nitty gritty: taxes, retirement savings and setting up your office. The Success Trifecta is unique because it defines a new way of approaching work that transcends a job title and focuses on staying in alignment with one's bigger contribution to the world at every step of the client attraction and business building process.

4. The 4-Hour Workweek: Escape 9-5, Live Anywhere, and Join the New Rich

By: Tim Ferriss. Published by Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale. (2009)

This book inspires readers to look beyond corporate to building their own business.  The Success Trifecta goes beyond corporate or business and defines how to take control to maximize your work opportunities no matter what the formal work format. The free agent builds their work life to incorporate elements of themselves rather than building a business to make money to live a lifestyle that is enjoyed outside of "work hours."  The Success Trifecta is a manual that asserts that an hour is an hour and one should spend each one intentionally - work shouldn't be minimized to four hours per week. Free agent's know that work means contribution and that's a meaningful way to spend their time to deliver value in the world.  

5. Escape from Cubicle Nation: From Corporate Prisoner to Thriving Entrepreneur

By: Pamela Slim. Published by Penguin Publishing Group. (2010)

This book shares practical insights and is about becoming independent through a great escape from the big bad corporate wolf into the promised land of entrepreneurship. A common theme amongst freelancers and entrepreneurs, corporations have gotten a bad rap. The Success Trifecta doesn't vilify corporations, and rather sheds light on how to choose to interact with them (or not) in a way that makes sure you take care of yourself as an individual first. 


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3) Once your book is published, as a marketing consultancy we specialise in turning you into a bestselling author by orchestrating launch campaigns to drive sales and awareness of your book internationally, and creating book-based lead generation and client acquisition campaigns that turn your book into a powerful business development tool.

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eBooks2go logo eBooks2go

eBooks2go, Inc., was founded in 2011 to provide the missing link for all your publishing needs. Our end-to-end solutions provide the guidance and support that enable publishers and independent authors to pursue their passions. To date, we have helped more than 750 authors and 100 publishers worldwide.

Our Mission
eBooks2go is where dreams get published! We are devoted to grooming authors and publishers for long-term success. We strive to deliver high-quality products, sustainable marketing strategies, and a positive customer experience throughout the entire publishing process. Our experienced staff will directly work with you to help your books enthrall and entertain readers.

We Are the Catalyst for Your Writing Career
eBooks2go offers an array of simple and affordable solutions to assist self-publishing authors at every stage of the book publishing process. Our comprehensive service offering includes editing, print and eBook production, book marketing, cover designs, ISBN registration, and even website designs. We are the single source for all of your publishing needs.

Profit from Your Passion
eBooks2go is invested in your publishing goals! Follow your ambitions and contact us today to learn more about the personalized publishing experience we offer!

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Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mind & Body, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Personal Growth & Self-Improvement, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

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Elite Online Publishing logo Elite Online Publishing

Write, Publish & Market Your Book to Build Your Business & Brand. Author Joshua Evans, Went from a Salesman to a # 1 Bestselling Author & paid Speaker making $12,000 per speech. Become a Bestseller! Over 50 Authors have become #1 Bestsellers with Elite Online Publishing. Owners Melanie Johnson & Jenn Foster are both 10x Bestselling authors and have published over 1700 books authored under their own imprint on Amazon. We are experts at MARKETING your story.

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Emerald Lake Books logo Emerald Lake Books

Emerald Lake Books is a hybrid publishing company that provides a unique blend of business coaching with publishing to help its authors succeed, whether it’s their first book or their fiftieth! Emerald Lake Books specializes in working with positive people who have an engaging, exciting or entertaining message to share with the world.

Using a unique, goal-oriented approach to publishing, we combine our business and publishing knowledge to help our authors set and attain goals for their readers, their brands and their books.

And many of those books have gone on to win international awards and recognition, thanks to Emerald Lake’s “Publish with Purpose” framework.

Learn more about our unique publishing process at https://emeraldlakebooks.com/brochure and https://emeraldlakebooks.com/amzpurpose.

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Happy About logo Happy About

Through our imprints and series, we've published over 800 books. Happy About and Super Star Press are for traditional books, 42 Rules is comprised of 42 five hundred-word articles and THiNKaha is comprised of 140 bite-sized quotes and seven blog posts. Our goal with all of our imprints and series is to make the author happy and achieve their goals.

A book is an asset that should be used by the author to drive more business. Whether that's speaking, consulting or selling more product, a book is designed to make you the recognized expert in your space...to help you be the thought leader.

Our job is to focus on the backend infrastructure and mechanics of publishing while you focus on marketing both your book and your brand. It's a partnership that we enjoy having with hundreds of authors and will share the best tools, techniques and processes we know to help you be successful. Part of publishing with us includes the creation of an AHAbook on AHAthat which is a great way to have your content amplified in social media.

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LifeTree Media is an award-winning, values-driven, forward-thinking hybrid publishing company specializing in books and ebooks that help, heal and inspire. We believe that authors should have access to high-quality, elegant publishing services and full-scale in-store distribution without having to give up their publishing rights or control over the timing and execution of their book.

Many of our clients are first-time authors who know a great deal about how to help make the world a better place, but who need help translating that knowledge into a compelling book. That's where we come in. Wordsmiths, idea sculptors and enthusiastic cheerleaders for the human race, we make a difference in the world by helping authors to make their difference in the world.

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Mascot Books logo Mascot Books

We are a full service book publishing company that works closely with independent authors in every phase of writing/editorial, book production, book marketing, and book distribution. Our roster includes bestselling authors who have previously traditionally published, first time authors, and authors at various levels in between.

What separates Mascot is our hands-on approach to publishing. We work closely with each author in all phases of the publishing process. Mascot authors benefit from our industry experience, connections, and our commitment to keep up with the latest trends in the ever-evolving world of publishing.

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Prodigy Gold Books logo Prodigy Gold Books

The History
Prodigy Publishing Group was founded in 2009 and has been steadily publishing distinguishable trade paperback fiction since. Its flagship imprint Prodigy Gold Books is spearheading its journey with a fall 2017 line up that includes four novels by four authors sure to delight readers. Prodigy Gold Books is dedicated to publishing a variety of must-read books on a wide array of topics and genres.

The Mission
Our mission is to showcase established voices and to introduce emerging new ones—both fiction and nonfiction genres.

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RJ Parker Publishing logo RJ Parker Publishing

Why Publish with RJPP?

The book business is a difficult pursuit. Especially for an Independent writer. The decision to go it alone and self-publish, or go with a small press is strictly an individual business decision. Hiring professional freelance resources like editors, cover designers, and formatters can be daunting enough. Let alone that dreaded marketing and promotion. All of that takes precious time away from what you could be doing. Writing!

With an experienced Literary Agent, award-winning Author, publicist, and publisher like RJ Parker, you don't have to do it alone. RJPP offers years of success and reputation to represent you and your work. Ask yourself, “Do I want to succeed? Is my book worthy of reaping all it is worth and then some?” If you take pride in your work and want to excel to the top, RJ Parker will implement his years of knowledge and skills learned as an industry leader in marketing to get your work into the hands of the people who matter.

What about the nitty-gritty financial workings?

We don't pay advances as a traditional firm does. (which in this business, an advance is used against royalties before you get paid) BUT, we DO pay a much higher royalty rate AND you get paid every month! The standard industry royalty rate is 12-16%. We pay 50% to established writers, and 40% to new authors. (New authors will pay a setup fee). For the majority of authors, we pay the cost of editing, cover artist, ISBN number, formatting, etc.

Interested?

If you are looking for mediocrity or status quo, RJ Parker may not be a good fit for you. However, Parker is a go-getter in the industry who will not cease until he makes your dreams become your reality!

Please send your proposal to agent@rjparkerpublishing.com and include:
Book Title
Book Description
Synopsis (what your book is about and why you think it’s a good fit with RJPP)
A brief bio, including your city of residence, and publication history
First two chapters

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Children Fiction, Mind & Body, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, Health, Fitness & Dieting, History, Journalism, Personal Growth & Self-Improvement, Politics & Social Sciences, Religion & Spirituality, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

Canada, United Kingdom, United States

1106 Design, LLC logo 1106 Design, LLC

Dear Author,

Congratulations on writing your book!

Options abound in today's publishing world, and it can be difficult to tell the difference between traditional publishers, hybrid publishers, subsidy publishers, and self-publishing companies.

1106 Design offers independent publishing as it was initially intended, with you, the author, as the publisher. We don't publish your book, you do, and we'll show you how with our signature hand-holding at every step.

We offer publishing-house-quality manuscript editing, cover design, interior design and layout, proofreading, eBook formatting, author websites, and book marketing assistance, to help you produce a beautiful, market-ready book. Then we'll help you obtain printing and distribution in your name, so 100% of the proceeds are paid directly to you.

Work with us, and you'll retain complete control of the creative process, your design files, and your revenue stream, and your book will be available for sale in a matter of months.

Here's a price summary of our most popular services for books 50,000 words and under:

Cover Design starting at $995
Interior Layout with Proofreading starting at $1,530
Copyediting: $36.30 per thousand words
Ebook Formatting starting at $775

You can find the prices for all our services here:

https://1106design.com/services/

Is it worth it? Click the links below to view our cover and interior design samples and customer reviews to decide for yourself:

http://1106design.com/samples/

http://1106design.com/customer-reviews/

If you would like a custom quote, please email your completed manuscript to md@1106design.com and let us know which services you need. Don't worry; we won’t share your manuscript with anyone else.

Questions? We'll be happy to talk to you!

At 1106 Design, we love helping authors create great books! We hope to hear from you soon.

Sincerely,
Michele DeFilippo
Owner

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Atmosphere Press logo Atmosphere Press

Atmosphere Press is an independent full-service publisher for books in genres ranging from non-fiction to fiction to poetry to children's picturebooks, with a special emphasis on being an author-friendly approach to getting a book into the world. We're professional, honest, and kind.

Here’s what we stand for:

Honesty: because our mission is to be author-friendly, that means always giving honest advice about the ins and outs of the authorial life. We are dedicated to sticking by one of our founding precepts: “if I were the author, what would I want to know?”

Transparency: publishing is rife with dodgy behavior, from predatory vanity presses who promise the moon to traditional presses who make book changes without the author’s permission. We’re dedicated to letting you see the wizard behind the curtain, so you can rest easy that everything’s on the up and up.

Professionalism: with decades of combined years of writing, editing, designing, and publishing experience, our staff knows the ins and outs of the industry, and will be responsive and helpful. And of course, we will only publish books that truly contribute something wonderful to the world.

Kindness: as an author-friendly press, we take the word “friendly” seriously. A good publisher shouldn’t be just a business partner, but should be full of people you’d want to invite to dinner. Whether it be making a good joke or allaying your worries about being an author, kindness is our hallmark.

Making Your Book Awesome: we really can’t settle for anything less. We want our authors and their readers to be blown away when they first hold that book in their hands. It needs to look good inside and out, and feel good to the touch. And, of course, the words need to be top-notch, and our editors are devoted to making that the case.

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Become a successful author, impact millions of people with your book, and dent the universe.

Check out our latest book launch here > https://authorsunite.net/bezos-letters

Learn how we work with our authors here > https://authorsunite.net/packages

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Bookmobile logo Bookmobile

Based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Bookmobile provides book printing, graphic design, and other resources to support book publishers in an ever-changing environment. Superior quality, excellent customer service, flexibility, and timely turnarounds have attracted nearly 1,000 satisfied clients to Bookmobile, including trade houses, university presses, independent publishers, museums, galleries, artists, and more.

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Colborne Communications logo Colborne Communications

Colborne Communications is a professional editing and publishing services company based in Toronto. Since 1977, we have been providing editing, writing, proofreading, indexing, and research services to a variety of individual, corporate, and government clients, including all of Canada's major publishers.

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Children Fiction, Literary Fiction, Mystery, Thriller, Horror & Suspense, Romantic Fiction, Science Fiction & Fantasy, YA Fiction, Biography & Memoir, Business & Money, Career & Success, Cookbooks, Food & Wine, History, Journalism, Personal Growth & Self-Improvement, Politics & Social Sciences, Science, Society & Culture, Sports & Outdoors, Technology & the Future, Travel

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Crescendo Publishing logo Crescendo Publishing

Crescendo Publishing is a boutique-style, concierge VIP publishing company assisting entrepreneur authors with writing, publishing, and promoting their books for the purposes of lead-generation and achieving global platform growth, then monetizing it for even more income opportunities.

In addition, we also support authors of novels, memoirs, fantasy and other fiction genres in the production and promotion of their books, too.

Check out some of our latest best-selling AuthorPreneurs at
http://CrescendoPublishing.com/new-authors/.

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Gladiator Publishing Company logo Gladiator Publishing Company

Gladiator Publishing Co. has held a reputation in the Literary Industry for nearly 100 Years as a Writer-Loyal company. Nearly 100-years later, Gladiator Publishing Company still maintains that strong characteristic. We place our Authors publications first and foremost. You may hear many other "Publishing entities" state that they are "the first" to do this or the "originator/pioneer" of that. If everyone is using the same marketing, promotional, and advertising pipelines what makes them so original?

As the proud recipients of six-awards in 2018 for our innovative marketing techniques, media outreach, extremely low budget compared to the Global Industry Standard (72-83% cheaper), and an Author-inclusive style, it is no wonder we are the #1 Requested Publishing Service on the East Coast. We are staffed with industry-specific professionals that are dedicated to market and brand development.

Full Editing Services (substantive, copy, formatting, proofreading, story flow, line) are INCLUDED in the price. No hidden fees, no extra cost for something that Publishing Services should be more than happy to provide to benefit the manuscripts success. The industry has turned toward greed and away from literature. It's sick and inappropriate, it's ok to agree, they know it too.

Maintain 100% of your royalties in all formats.
Maintain 100% of your Copyrights, Intellectual Property, and Creative Control.

You be the Author and we'll be the Publisher.

Happy Writings!!

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Happy Self Publishing logo Happy Self Publishing

We have helped 250+ authors to get their books self-published, hit the #1 position in the Amazon bestseller charts and also establish their author website & brand to grow their business. And the best thing is, we do all this without taking away your rights and royalties. Our publishing packages start at $699! Let's schedule a call to discuss the next steps in your book project: www.happyselfpublishing.com/scheduler

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Momosa Publishing is a family- and veteran-owned custom publisher in Hellertown, PA. We work with expert authors and visionary brands to bring their books to life.

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PRESStinely logo PRESStinely

At PRESStinely our most paramount purpose as a publishing service organization is to partner with authors and entrepreneurs to bring their creative projects to life. Deciding to be an author is terrific; determining to be a published author is impressive; deciding to properly write, edit, design, market and launch your book is a must. Collaboratively, we strategically move through the publishing process ensuring mistakes are avoided and the end product is not only a book you are proud of but will be used as a tool to build your brand.

Partnering with PRESStinely means you as the author retain all creative control, all future revenues from your book. Our approach is simple -1 - Partner with authors and entrepreneurs to guide them through the entire publishing process. 2 - Customize every package offered to fit each client's needs. Pricing for our partner services vary from $500 USD - $7,500 USD. 3- Provide the vision, skills, and tools necessary to ensure success. When our clients succeeds, we succeed. 4 - Identify gaps and opportunities to build a brand efficiently. 5 - Become our client's “right hand” and bring their creative vision to life.

You should spend as much time publishing and marketing your book as you did writing it, together we will leave a mark on the world.

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Project Bestseller logo Project Bestseller

Bestsellers are great. Long-term sellers are even better. We'll help you do both.

Project Bestseller is about creating bestsellers. More importantly, it’s about building author platforms and long-term success. We’re building books that sell well over time, generate income for their authors, and create a lasting impact for their readers.

How? The surface answer to this question is:
- crafting each book for maximum appeal to readers
- editing, design, and production with quality to match or exceed traditional publishers
- building an author platform to build loyalty and reach
- optimizing marketing elements such as keywords, categories, and sales copy
- leveraging promotion and advertising to generate sales at a profit

A deeper answer is: with strategy, curiosity, and intense passion.

Why? We believe good books should sell. If you're like most of our clients, you have a big vision for your book. It represents you. It says something about who you are. Now you’re ready for it to start touching lives.

You can probably think of half a dozen books that have become part of the grain of your life, because they gave you exactly what you needed at the time—whether it was a feeling, an experience, a different perspective, or just the information you needed to unlock your next possibility.

Now it's your turn. We can help you impact your readers with your book. It's what we do.

We've been helping authors finish and publish their books since 2012. Services include: ghostwriting, editing, cover design, book design, formatting, publishing guidance, launch planning, marketing.

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ShieldCrest Publishing logo ShieldCrest Publishing

ShieldCrest are book publishers based in the UK who fill that vital gap for talented authors where mainstream publishers are unwilling to give them that chance. We strive for excellence and invest in our authors and are listed in FreeIndex as the number one independent publisher in the UK for price quality and service rated author satisfaction. We publish books of all genres including; fiction, historical, biographies and children's books.

ShieldCrest publishing continues to grow rapidly with satisfied authors throughout the UK and overseas. Our range of products includes paperbacks, hardbacks and digitised e-books in all formats used globally in the myriad of e-readers.

In addition to the above, ShieldCrest provides a complete range of services including book design and layout, illustrations, proof reading and editing. For marketing we offer author web page, press releases, social media marketing packages and many other support services to help both first time and experienced authors get their books into the market quickly and maximise on the opportunities available.

These services enable us to guide our authors through the process as we transform their manuscript into a professional book, which can take its place with pride next to any famous author's book of the same genre.

The staff at ShieldCrest have many years experience in the book industry and this wealth of experience is put at the disposal of our authors.

Our clients include established authors such as Diane Marshall who has been acclaimed as the best writing talent to come from Scotland for years by The Scotsman newspaper, and Prof Donald Longmore OBE, who performed the first heart transplant in the UK and has sold thousands of medical books used by students throughout the world. We also recently released "Martin Foran-The Forgotten Man" by J.R. Stephenson, which features fraud within the police, abuse within the prison service and injustices in the courts and has been featured in the press and on TV.

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Introduction

Everyone dreams of a career that not only gives them a paycheck but is also fulfilling. This book will help you identify what that career is and how to go after it. Together, we’ll get honest about what truly brings you satisfaction.

I’m writing this book because we have all been sold a dream of a career that will make us happy and fulfilled. But then, we feel at odds when on vacation from our stressful jobs and we see the man selling towels on the beach who seems like the happiest guy in the world. Where is the disconnect? What are we aiming for? Whether you’re developing software in Silicon Valley or creating art in Vienna, we’re all looking for that joyful experience of enjoying our work. What if that was possible while making money? Do you ever dream about it? What does it look like to you? I’ve dedicated my life to making this dream come true, and helping others do the same.   

What do you value? What are the feelings that you want to feel every day? We’ll get to revealing all of your stuff as this book takes you on a journey.

My goal is to help you feel safe and confident enough to declare what you love to spend time on. Once you know what your ideal life looks like, I will help you find the place where you belong, and where your contributions are recognized.

This is a 3-part journey.

First, we’ll look at what success feels like to you. Everyone has their own version of the word and understanding what success is for you is the first step. Next, you’ll make a few choices in order to build your own version of success at work. We’ll sort out what would be fun to spend roughly 100,000 hours on over the course of your life. Third, we’ll set you up to bring your trifecta to life one action at a time.      

Let’s go.

What is a Success Trifecta?

Success is such a deeply personal thing. It means one thing to me, another to you and probably something entirely different to our parents. One thing that always seems to remain is that success is linked to money in our society.

Money often means safety to us, a sense of security and once our needs are met, it means freedom.

The success trifecta is based on the idea that you’re going to make varying amounts of money over the course of your life no matter what you choose to do for work. The amount of money earned by profession is different, but you’ll make it. So, instead of allowing money to be the main driver from a traditional standpoint, we’re going to start with what you like to spend time doing and then find ways those activities can bring you the income you would consider “successful.” You can be an amazing artist and make more than a terrible dentist. No job comes with any true guarantees and it’s really going to come down to how much of your attention and focus you place on being of service to others.

This book defines success based on three factors: choice, enjoyment and impact.

Choice means having the freedom to choose how you spend your time. It means being deliberate about what you focus on. The trifecta is based on the idea that we need to choose our work environment and responsibilities carefully so that we’re not blaming others when we hate what we’re doing day in and day out. In this part we’ll take a look at where you’re at, where you want to be and most importantly what’s holding you back from that vision of your life. Then you’ll make the choice of whether or not you want to continue to build this new career model for yourself, or stick with how you’ve been doing work so far.  

Enjoyment doesn’t just mean fun and being carefree. It doesn’t mean that as someone who coaches and helps others to build careers they like, that I don’t have moments where I feel stressed to get something done or like it’s serious work.

en·joy·ment: to have for one's use or benefit, to take pleasure or satisfaction in.

Sometimes, I gain satisfaction in creating a solution to a seemingly impossible situation. Sometimes I’m satisfied working from my bed. Other times I want to be around lots of people. Enjoyment changes, is situational and we can derive it from slight changes to our current situation. This book isn’t here to tell you to jump from the lifeboats and leave your stable job just because it’s the cool thing to do. In the enjoyment section you’ll discover what the word means for you and actually build out the terms of your career so that you’re happy with it. That might mean staying exactly where you are and tweaking a few things, or maybe you do need to pack your bags and fly to Shanghai. Either way, this section will help you get real with yourself about what you actually care about.

The last piece of the trifecta, on impact, is where we’ll focus on your contribution to others. Once you’ve sorted out your non-negotiables, are taking care of your needs, then you’re ready to help other people. Knowing clearly what you want to create in your career is the difference between people that are constantly complaining about work and those that are finding solutions and creating new things, even if it’s not in their job description. This is where we’ll talk about ideal receivers of your work, delivering your work to make the most meaningful impact and yes, how to get paid for doing the stuff you like doing.

Why not skip to the last part? Well, you could. I often skip to the parts of the book I want to read. Sometimes I skip sections altogether because they seem unimportant to me or I don’t think they’ll help me with where I’m going in life. I can totally see how moving straight into the money making might seem like the efficient thing to do, but what I’ve found is that the information I’m resisting (skipping over, criticizing, calling “irrelevant”) is often the stuff I need to be reading the most. You’re going to get more from this experience if you come along for the entire ride. The choice is yours, but I invite you to read along with me and bring a journal with you to record your thoughts. The most important elements of this book are actually the answers you’re going to generate from the questions that are asked throughout it.


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  • Mona Ledoux
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 12:49 a.m.

    Looking forward to reading your book. Congratulations!

  • Nathalie Chapron
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 1:37 a.m.

    Kalyna, this project is amazing and SO NEEDED on planet earth at this time. Thank you for the stand you take, and the transformation you create.
    I am grateful for your vision.
    Keep shining, Sister!
    Nathalie

  • Lia Dunlap
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 1:37 a.m.

    Wishing you the BEST success in this endeavor and all others!

  • Kalyna Miletic
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 2:39 a.m.

    Wow such beautiful words and support. We're a day into the campaign! I'm in awe and so grateful for you ladies and everyone who has supported so far. This mission of spreading the new way to work on our terms is much bigger than me and our collective support of it shows the power of community! Thank you thank you thank you to each and every one of you!!

  • Ian Sharp
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 4:16 p.m.

    I hope everything works out for you, you deserve It buddy!!

  • Lynne Sagen
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 7:27 p.m.

    Love you, So excited to whatch you grow! <3

  • Dana Garnett
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 7:40 p.m.

    Congratulations, Kalyna, on your wonderful success as an author and global transformational leader! I look forward to your book and your great work!

  • Ann Stewart
    on Oct. 18, 2018, 11:08 p.m.

    The start of something big. Good luck

  • Angie Specic
    on Oct. 19, 2018, 2:40 a.m.

    Best wishes Kalyna, I look forward to getting your book!

  • Adam Bell
    on Oct. 20, 2018, 12:19 a.m.

    Congratulations Kalyna! Can’t wait to read it!

  • Kathrine Collins
    on Oct. 20, 2018, 4:06 a.m.

    Lady you have been a changing force in my life. I've ordered 5 and I am gifting 4 to some ladies in need of empowerment. Love you and all that you do!

  • Dean Mav
    on Oct. 24, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

    Good luck to you. I look forward to reading the book and was recommended by Augi D.

  • Leanne Lempinen
    on Oct. 26, 2018, 3:05 a.m.

    I can't wait to read this book Kalyna. You are an impressive visionary with the special gift for spelling out how to get there from here! Best to the best, Leanne!

  • Shannon OBrien
    on Oct. 28, 2018, 5:48 p.m.

    Kalyna - you are AMAZING. All your love and kindness will be felt and appreciated globally.

  • Hamed Mansouri
    on Oct. 31, 2018, 5:56 p.m.

    Can’t wait to read it!! Keep up the great work!!

  • Tanaz Asli
    on Nov. 5, 2018, 2:01 a.m.

    Really proud of you K! Can't wait to read this <3

  • Lily Fontas
    on Nov. 9, 2018, 3:59 p.m.

    Can't wait to read! So proud of you xoxo

  • Lee Constantine
    on Nov. 13, 2018, 2:40 p.m.

    Amazing work! I'm your 100th reader -- keeping going!

  • Kalyna Miletic
    on Nov. 13, 2018, 5:36 p.m.

    WOW 100 readers.
    Thank you so much to all of you for supporting my work and this book!

  • Susan Hocevar
    on Nov. 14, 2018, 12:38 a.m.

    Congratulations on your book! Your positive energy radiates. I am so happy you are sharing it. xo, Sue

  • Melissa Chu
    on Nov. 14, 2018, 4:57 p.m.

    I’m so proud of you Kalyna. Would love to see you one day! Xoxo

  • Brigette Iarrusso
    on Nov. 15, 2018, 6:22 p.m.

    Good luck powerful woman!! I cannot wait for your book launch and for you to come here to Cal and host a huge talk!!!

  • Kalyna Miletic
    on Nov. 15, 2018, 9:06 p.m.

    WE DID IT!!! :-D Thank you to everyone who contributed to the campaign - this is epic and completely life changing. I really appreciate all of your support!