Recent deals and press for our clients

New Book on Influence

Vanessa Bohns

Professor of organizational psychology at Cornell Vanessa Bohns’s untitled book on influence, a counterintuitive treatment of the subject showing that we have far more than we realize, and the simple ways we can own our powers of persuasion, sold to Quynh Do at Norton.

Max Lugavere in the NYTs

How the Author of ‘Genius Foods’ Spends His Sundays

THE ROMANCE OF REALITY: HOW COMPLEXITY SCIENCE IS SHAPING A NEW COSMIC NARRATIVE

Bobby Azarian

Cognitive neuroscientist and science journalist Bobby Azarian’s THE ROMANCE OF REALITY: HOW COMPLEXITY SCIENCE IS SHAPING A NEW COSMIC NARRATIVE, an account of the revolution that is breaking down the boundaries between the sciences, and which carries implications for how we think about the universe and our place in it, sold to Glenn Yeffeth at BenBella Books.

RAISE YOUR VOLTAGE: THINKING ELECTRICALLY TO UPGRADE YOUR ENERGY, DITCH YOUR BAGGAGE AND RECLAIM YOUR GREATNESS

Eileen Day McKusick

Leader in therapeutic sound and the human biofield Eileen Day McKusick’s RAISE YOUR VOLTAGE: THINKING ELECTRICALLY TO UPGRADE YOUR ENERGY, DITCH YOUR BAGGAGE AND RECLAIM YOUR GREATNESS, a manifesto for personal empowerment based on her fundamentally electrical view of the human body, human potential, and life itself, offering an exploration of the electrical nature of life and health, and simple practices, sold to Joel Fotinos at St. Martin’s Essentials.

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic | TEDx

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?

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Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in Business Insider

5 ways to decide if your boss is incompetent

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in HBR

4 Reasons Talented Employees Don’t Reach Their Potential

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in HBR

Why Are We Still Promoting Incompetent Men?

FINDING THE SWEET SPOT: WIN-WIN HACKS FOR BUSINESS AND LIFE

Leigh Thompson

J. Jay Gerber Distinguished Professor of Dispute Resolution and Organizations at Northwestern/Kellogg Leigh Thompson’s FINDING THE SWEET SPOT: WIN-WIN HACKS FOR BUSINESS AND LIFE, about how people can use a set of powerful techniques to leverage their interests, needs, and desires in a way that creates maximum value for themselves and their business partners, spouses, and friends, sold to Tim Bugard at Harper Leadership.

Alice Boyes in HBR

How to Stop Obsessing Over Your Mistakes

THE SPIRIT OF ANIMAL HEALING

Dr. Marty Goldstein

Integrative veterinarian Dr. Marty Goldstein’s THE SPIRIT OF ANIMAL HEALING, the follow-up to his 1999 THE NATURE OF ANIMAL HEALING, in which he continues to turn the traditional approach to animal care upside down, providing readers with the most up-to-date tools and knowledge they need to keep their dogs and cats healthy, and to prevent disease from occurring in the first place, sold to Daniela Rapp at St. Martin’s.

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic reviewed in Financial News

Why do so many incompetent men become leaders?

YOU TURN: A MILLENNIAL WOMAN'S GUIDE TO THE 11 MIND SHIFTS THAT TURN ANXIETY INTO CONFIDENCE

Ashley Stahl

Life coach, podcaster, and columnist for Forbes Magazine Ashley Stahl’s YOU TURN: A MILLENNIAL WOMAN’S GUIDE TO THE 11 MIND SHIFTS THAT TURN ANXIETY INTO CONFIDENCE, about how readers can use radical moments of honesty to recognize the limiting beliefs that keep them stuck, raise their confidence in their abilities and potential, and to pursue what they truly want out of life, sold to Lisa Cheng at Hay House.

James Wilson and Paul R. Daugherty in HBR

Why Open Secrets Exist in Organizations INNOVATION The Future of AI Will Be About Less Data, Not More

EAT, FAST, FEAST

Jay Richards

NYT bestselling author Jay Richards’s EAT, FAST, FEAST: How a Fasting Lifestyle Can Heal Your Body Feed Your Soul and Supercharge Your Mind, an exploration of monastic wisdom and modern scientific research on the benefits of fasting for spiritual and physical wellbeing, sold to Michael Maudlin at Harper One.

Max Lugavere | TEDx

Dementia is preventable through lifestyle. Start now.

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WHY DID NO ONE TELL ME THIS?!

Natalia Hailes and Ashley Spivak

Birth doulas and owners of the NYC-based practice Brilliant Bodies, and co-Founders of CYCLES + SEX Natalia Hailes and Ashley Spivak’s WHY DID NO ONE TELL ME THIS?!: A HILARIOUS, ILLUSTRATED GUIDE TO WHAT THE BLEEP HAPPENS IN BIRTH (AND THE POSTPARTUM PERIOD), a picture book that uses the magic of science, art, and humor to build trust in the most ordinary of extraordinary experiences: birth, sold to Shannon Connors Fabricant at Running Press.

Paul Halpern in Aeon

Is time a linear arrow or a loopy, repeating circle?

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in HBR

3 Ways to Build a Data-Driven Team

Art Markman in HBR

Why People Aren’t Motivated to Address Climate Change

THAT GOD MAY BE ALL IN ALL: THE QUESTION OF UNIVERSAL SALVATION

David Bentley Hart

David Bentley Hart’s THAT GOD MAY BE ALL IN ALL: THE QUESTION OF UNIVERSAL SALVATION, a reexamination of universal salvation, based on a close reading of early Christian sources, arguing that God is merciful, hell is never everlasting, and that in the end all will be saved and joined to God in Christ, sold to Jennifer Banks at Yale University Press

Alice Boyes in HBR

4 Ways Busy People Sabotage Themselves

Leigh Thompson in HBR

Simple Prompts Can Get Women to Negotiate More Like Men, and Vice Versa

Heidi Grant on CBS This Morning

How to become comfortable asking for help

David Burkus in HBR

Networking Myths Dispelled

Heidi Grant n the NYTs

How to Ask for Help and Actually Get It

Karlyn Borysenko on NPR’s Marketplace Morning Report

Handling a toxic workplace

H. James Wilson and Paul R. Daugherty in HBR

Why Even AI-Powered Factories Will Have Jobs for Humans

Alice Boyes in HBR

5 Things to Do When You Feel Overwhelmed by Your Workload

Art Markman in HBR

How to Cure Your Dread of Public Speaking

Elizabeth Grace Saunders in HBR

Are You Productive Enough?

Heidi Grant in HBR

5 Mistakes Companies Make About Growth Mindsets

David Bentley Hart in the New York Times

The New York Yankees Are a Moral Abomination

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in HBR

Take Control of Your Learning at Work

Max Lugavere on Dr. Oz

The Carbs You Should Be Eating

Alice Boys in HBR

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic in HBR

Too Much Team Harmony Can Kill Creativity

Heidi Grant's Reinforcements in 800CEOREAD

Editor's Choice Review

“Allowing others to help you by knowing how and being willing to ask for it may just aid them as much as you, and makes the world around you a better, more helpful, more joyous place in the process. “It brings out the best—and the best feelings—in all of us,” writes Heidi Grant. Her Reinforcements will help you do just that.”  More here.

Heidi Grant HBR podcast

Getting People to Help You

Heidi Grant in HBR

Drowning in Work? Here’s How to Ask a Colleague for Help.

Nicholas Pearce in HBR

What to Do When Your Boss Won’t Advocate for You

Reinforcements: How to Get People to Help You

by Heidi Grant Reviewed in the Financial Times

“irresistible, and Ms Grant’s concise counsel amply fulfils its promise”  More here.

Bono has discovered David Bentley Hart

ONWARD CHRISTIAN WARRIORS

Kristin Kobes Du Mez

Professor of history at Calvin College Kristin Kobes Du Mez’s ONWARD CHRISTIAN WARRIORS, offering an understanding of American Evangelicalism as a hypermasculine cultural movement and community of consumption united in a defense of patriarchal power, sold to Katie Henderson Adams at Liveright.

VITAL FORCE: Ancient Energy Secrets For Modern Life

Rajshree Patel

Leader in the fields of personal and spiritual development and senior teacher with the Art of Living Foundation Rajshree Patel’s VITAL FORCE: Ancient Energy Secrets For Modern Life, about how a series of simple techniques, practiced in as little as 20 minutes each day, can enable us to tap the energy that flows within us and around us, and create confidence, charisma, connection and flow, sold to Anne Barthel at Hay House.

THE GENIUS WAY

Max Lugavere

Max Lugavere’s THE GENIUS WAY, the follow up to bestselling Genius Foods, a lifestyle prescription for optimal cognitive function, sold Karen Rinaldi at Harper Wave.

THE TEMPERATURE EVOLUTION

Hans Ijzerman

Expert on social thermoregulation in humans, the University of Grenoble’s Hans Ijzerman’s THE TEMPERATURE EVOLUTION: How Climate Has Made Us Social And Shapes Our Health, about the profound impact temperature has had on human evolution, and the far-reaching impacts that temperature regulation has on our emotions, relationships, and health, from the attachment that we develop as children towards our parents, to the way a chilly room makes us judgmental, and how our feelings of kinship with others affect our temperature perceptions, sold to Quynh Do at Norton.

SYNCHRONICITY and FLASHES OF CREATION

Paul Halpern

Paul Halpern’s SYNCHRONICITY, about the millenia-old debate over instant versus delayed connections in nature, and FLASHES OF CREATION, about the clash between Fred Hoyle and his “Steady State” theory of the origin of the universe and George Gamow and the Big Bang Theory that became the majority view, sold to T.J. Kelleher at Basic.