Books

MY BOOKS

Below, you’ll find my books. Additionally, you’ll find ways to purchase the books through Amazon.

Four Days with Kenny Tedford

Life Through the Eyes of a Child Trapped in a Partially Blind and Deaf Man’s Body. When Kenny Tedford was born, he had brain damage that left with the cognitive ability of a 4th grader. Also, he had deafness in both ears, blindness in one eye, partial paralysis on his left side, and difficulty speaking until the age of ten. Overall, a remarkable combination of Helen Keller and Forrest Gump. And yet he is the most charming man you’ll ever meet. You’ll laugh, and cry, but mostly cheer, his fascinating life story. Meet Kenny Tedford and Paul Smith on our book tour.

The 10 Stories Great Leaders Tell

This book defines the 10 most important stories every leader needs to tell at a moment’s notice. Also, the book contains tips to help you find and craft your own story. These stories include stories that explain where your company came from, where it’s going, and how you’re going to get there. Also, they may include stories that illustrate who your customers are, what you do for them, and how you’re different from your competitors. Additionally, they may even include stories that explain why you lead the way you do. Of course, other stories exist as well.

Sell with a Story

How to Capture Attention, Build Trust, and Close the Sale. Amazon #1 Best Seller in Sales and Selling. Despite all the high-tech tools available to salespeople, the most personal method still works best. Ultimately, that method is telling a great story. From master storyteller Paul Smith, learn the 25 most useful sales stories, plus a step-by-step process to find and create your own.

Lead with a Story

How to Craft Business Narratives That Captivate, Convince, and Inspire. Amazon #1 Best Seller in Business Communication. This book contains ready-to-use leadership stories for 21 of the toughest challenges leaders face. Plus, the book features a how-to guide for readers to craft their own. Overall, the book comes complete with stories from over 50 companies. Companies included in the book are Procter & Gamble, Kellogg’s, Merrill-Lynch, Saatchi & Saatchi, Dun & Bradstreet, National Car Rental, Wal-Mart, Pizza Hut, and more. This practical resource gives readers the guidance they need to deliver stories to stunning effect.

Parenting with a Story

Real-life Lessons in Character for Parents and Children to Share. This book is based on interviews with over 100 people from around the world and from all walks of life. Throughout the book, they reflect on their most profound and unexpected moments of clarity about who they are and how they should treat others. The lessons help teach 23 powerful character traits that will help your child grow into the adult you’ll be proud to call your own.