Forbes Councils Members Publish Books

In between running their companies, serving as sought-after speakers, attending conferences and more, Forbes Councils members have found time to write books, sharing their years of experience with the general public. These members, experts on content marketing, leadership and branding, to name a few of their professional focuses, have published books with advice that can help individuals and organizations grow.

Below, learn about a few books that members have recently published.

Brand vs. Wild: Building Resilient Brands for Harsh Business Environments by Jonathan David Lewis

Jonathan David Lewis. Photo courtesy of individual member.

The vice president of McKee Wallwork + Co., Forbes Agency Council member Jonathan David Lewis recently published “Brand vs. Wild: Building Resilient Brands for Harsh Business Environments.” The book, released on May 2, helps “helps readers understand the wilderness in which they find their companies and identify the specific steps they must take to thrive in the Brand Wilderness.”

On May 24, McKee Wallwork + Co. is hosting a book launch party at Rio Bravo Brewing Company in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

Love Letters for Leading Ladies: A 31 Day Inspirational Collection of Devotionals and Prayers for Ladies Who Lead by Jevonnah Ellison

Jevonnah Ellison, a leading business coach and founder of Maximum Potential Academy and the Leading Ladies Mastermind, has had her newest book accepted by the publisher Morgan James Faith. The book, “Love Letters for Leading Ladies: A 31 Day Inspirational Collection of Devotionals and Prayers for Ladies Who Lead,” is scheduled to be released in September and is available for pre-order on Amazon. A Forbes Coaches Council member, Jevonnah’s mission is to “add value to leaders who multiply value in others (and) keep God first.”

Top of Mind: Use Content to Unleash Your Influence and Engage Those Who Matter to You by John Hall

John Hall. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Influence & Co., a content marketing company, was co-founded by John Hall and Kelsey Meyer to help companies connect with their audience members on a human level. In his new book, “Top of Mind: Use Content to Unleash Your Influence and Engage Those Who Matter to You,” John, a Forbes Agency Council member, explains “how consumer needs and expectations have changed and what this shift means for those interested in building a long-lasting, trustworthy, and influential brand.” Published in April, “Top of Mind” is a leadership book that focuses on human relationships.

Leading with GRIT: Inspiring Action and Accountability with Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth by Laurie Sudbrink

Laurie Sudbrink. Photo courtesy of individual member.

In March, Laurie Sudbrink, founder and president of Unlimited Coaching Solutions Inc., published “Leading with GRIT: Inspiring Action and Accountability with Generosity, Respect, Integrity and Truth.” According to a statement, the book‘s foundation is on the “proprietary principles of GRIT® – Generosity, Respect, Integrity, and Truth. Applying these principles creates personal accountability, inspires people to do their best, enhances team performance, and develops authentic leadership.” Laurie, a member of Forbes Coaches Council, has more than 20 years of corporate experience in human resource, leadership/management, sales, marketing and training, and uses the proprietary principles of GRIT in her work.

Grow into Yourself: The Transitional Road from Where You are to Where You Want to Be by Sherry Swift

Sherry Swift. Photo courtesy of individual member.

Published in January, Sherry Swift‘s book “Grow into Yourself: The Transitional Road from Where You Are to Where You Want to Be,” is an Amazon No. 1 best-seller in the business ethics category. President, CEO and senior coach at Swift Transitions, Sherry wrote the book for “people who understand that life is a journey” and hopes “her book will take the readers to an irreversible experience of visiting unfamiliar places, thinking original thoughts, and identifying new goals and desires.”

Surfing the Black Wave: Brand Leadership in a Digital Age by Daniel Cobb

Daniel Cobb. Photo courtesy of individual member.

In February, Forbes Agency Council member Daniel Cobb released his first book, “Surfing the Black Wave: Brand Leadership in a Digital Age.” The founder, CEO and chief strategy officer of Daniel Brian Advertising, Daniel “offers a practical guide to leading effectively in the next decade of business” in this book, which took “almost four years of dreaming, writing, editing, tweaking, designing, and tweaking again, much to the chagrin of my team,” he wrote.

These are just a handful of Forbes Councils members’ recent exciting achievements. Read about what other members are working on here.

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