News from 2007

December, 2007

Happy Holidays!

Book Will Launch at the World Economic Forum (WEF):

THE POWER OF UNREASONABLE PEOPLE: How Social Entrepreneurs Create Markets That Change the World by John Elkington and Pamela Hartigan will be published January 2008 by Harvard Business School Press, with a foreword written by Klaus Schwab.

THE POWER OF UNREASONABL PEOPLE will be given to each participant at the 2008 WEF in Davos.

The reasonable man adapts himself to the world, the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.” –George Bernard Shaw

John Elkington is the founder of SustainAbility, Ltd. and Pamela Hartigan is the Managing Director for the Schwab Foundation for Social Entreprenuership. Klaus Schwab is the founder of WEF and the Schwab Foundation.


September, 2007

DSM Agency Frankfurt Hot List 2007

Top books with international rights available

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Click Here for a PDF version.

 John Strelecky

THE BIG FIVE FOR LIFE

St. Martin ’s Press ( North America – January 2008)

Ankh-Hermes ( Holland ); DTV ( Germany ); Kodansha ( Japan ); Piatkus ( UK ); Sextante ( Brazil ); China Times ( Taiwan )

Business parable revealing the secrets to leading successful companies and fulfilling people’s lives.

John Strelecky

LIFE SAFARI

Aspen Light Publishing ( North America – September 2007)

An African safari teaches readers how to define and reach their personal goals for success.

John Strelecky

THE WHY ARE YOU HERE CAFE

Perseus Books ( North America – Spring 2006)

Campus (Brazil); Gimm Young (Korea); TA-KE SHOBO (Japan); China Times (Taiwan); DTV (Germany); Dekolte (Turkey);Beta (Czech Republic); Piatkus (UK); Ankh-Hermes (Holland); Vocatio (Poland); Leda (Romania); RBA (Spain); Infodar (Bulgaria); Sinais de Fogo (Portugal); Aryeh Nir (Israel); Shanghai Century (China)

Self-help parable asking, “Why are you here? Do you fear death? Are you fulfilled?” 

Todd Hopkins and Ray Hilbert

CARROT CHASER

Thomas Nelson (World English, Latin American Spanish, Latin American Portuguese – July 2008)

A business parable about how to reconcile one’s business ambitions with faith and family. 

Todd Hopkins and Ray Hilbert

THE JANITOR (JANITOR BOB)

Thomas Nelson (World English, Latin American Spanish, Latin American Portuguese – July 2007)

Wisdom House ( Korea ); China Renmin ( China ); Eurasian Publishing ( Taiwan ); Kodansha ( Japan )

A story of a janitor who teaches a CEO how to experience business and life to the fullest. 

Nancy Liebler and Sandra Moss

UNTIITLED DEPRESSION BOOK

John Wiley and Sons (World English – Fall 2008)

How to use the ancient Ayurveda techniques of spiritual and physical nourishment, undoing the factors in one’s body and mind that lead to depression. 

Jason Kelly

THE NEATEST LITTLE GUIDE TO STOCK MARKET INVESTING, 3 RD EDITION

Penguin ( North America – January 2008)

New examples of real investments that work and thoroughly updated resources including free online stock screeners and the newest online brokers. 

Chris Widener

THE ART OF INFLUENCE

Random House (World English – Spring 2008)

A recent MBA grad learns that spiritual depth and personal relationships affect the kind of leader and influencer one becomes. 

Chris Widener

THE ANGEL INSIDE

Random House (World English – Spring 2007) Magellan (Korea); Ediciones B (Spain); Common Wealth (Taiwan); DTV (Germany); Alpina (Russia); Ankh-Hermes (Holland); Beijing Normal University Press (China); BZD (Turkey); Sextante (Brazil); Kodansha (Japan); OnRead (Indonesia); Eureka (Thailand); Forlaget Go’Bog (Denmark)

A journey of self-discovery in Florence , through lessons learned from Michelangelo’s David and an Italian artisan’s workshop. 

Jeffrey Fox

SECRETS OF GREAT RAINMAKERS

Book # 7 with Hyperion (North America – March 2006); Alpina (Russia); Vocatio (Poland); Se Education Public Co. (Thailand); Vermilion (UK); GOA (Turkey)

Getting tips, tricks and potent stories from famous and soon-to-be discovered rainmakers. 

Jeffrey Fox

HOW TO GET TO THE TOP

Book # 8 with Hyperion ( North America – June 2007)

Vocatio ( Poland ); Tokuma Shoten ( Japan ); Next Wave Publishing ( Korea ); GOA Turkey ); Vermilion ( UK )

A look at what the top business people learned at home at the family dinner table.

 Stuart Lucas

WEALTH

Prentice Hall (World English – February 2006 )

Alpina ( Russia ); China Renmin ( China )

Advice for consumers and providers of wealth management consultation. 

Peter Roy and James Autry

THE BOOK OF HARD CHOICES

Random House ( North America – Fall 2006); Elsevir ( Brazil )

Practical examples of the positive and negative consequences of difficult business decisions that leave your integrity on the line.

Dan Seidman

SALES AUTOPSY

Kaplan (World English – October 2006); Needen ( Turkey )

Humorous case studies on sales gone wrong and how to avoid such blunders.

Featured in Publisher’s Marketplace

9/18/2007

Non-fiction: Religion/Spirituality

THE JANITOR (JANITOR BOB) authors Todd Hopkins and Ray Hilbert’s CARROT CHASER, a new Christian business parable about how to reconcile one’s business ambitions with faith and family, to Victor Oliver at Thomas Nelson, for publication in July 2008, by Doris Michaels at DSM Agency (World English).


August, 2007

THE VOICE OF AUTHORITY by Dianna Booher was recently featured on the nationally syndicated radio show of Dr. Laura Schelsinger and the Dr. Laura website. It is currently an Amazon bestseller.

Amazon.com

Dr. Laura.com

Pictures from Fox 10th Anniversary Party and HOW TO GET TO THE TOP Launch:

Jeffrey J. Fox and Doris S. Michaels celebrate 10 years of working together.

HOW TO GET TO THE TOP is Jeffrey’s 8th book with Hyperion.

Harper Collins is the new distributor for Hyperion books.

(Left to Right: President and CEO of Harpercollins, Jane Friedman; President of Hyperion, Bob Miller; Doris S. Michaels; Jeffrey J. Fox)

Feature in Publishers Marketplace:

New deals for August 9, 2007

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NON-FICTION: HEALTH
Nancy Liebler, PhD and Sandra F. Moss, MSPH’s book on how to use the ancient Ayurveda techniques of spiritual and physical nourishment, undoing the factors in one’s body and mind that lead to depression, to Tom Miller at Wiley, by Doris Michaels at DSM Agency (world English).


May, 2007

A New York Times Bestseller!

THE ANGEL INSIDE by Chris Widener makes No. 7!


April, 2007

An Amazon Bestseller!

THE ANGEL INSIDE by Chris Widener

Random House (World English –April 2007) Magellan ( Korea );   Ediciones B ( Spain ); Common Wealth ( Taiwan ); DTV ( Germany )

Just one day after launch, THE ANGEL INSIDE is holding steady at No. 1 on the Business list

No. 3 Overall

DSM Agency London Hot List 2007

Top books with international rights available

( PDF version available here)

John Strelecky

THE BIG FIVE FOR LIFE: Leadership’s Success Secret

St. Martin ’s Press ( North America – January 2008)

Ankh-Hermes (Holland)

Business parable revealing the secrets to leading successful companies and fulfilling people’s lives. 

John Strelecky

THE WHY ARE YOU HERE CAFE

Perseus Books ( North America – Spring 2006)

Campus (Brazil); Gimm Young (Korea); TA-KE SHOBO (Japan); China Times (Taiwan); DTV (Germany); Dekolte (Turkey); Beta (Czech Republic); Piatkus (UK); Ankh-Hermes (Holland); Vocatio Publishing (Poland); Leda (Romania); RBA (Spain); Infodar (Bulgaria); Sinais de Fogo (Portugal); Aryeh Nir (Israel); Shanghai Century (China)

Self-help parable asking, “Why are you here? Do you fear death? Are you fulfilled?” 

Chris Widener

THE ANGEL INSIDE

Random House (World English – Spring 2007) Magellan ( Korea ); Ediciones B ( Spain ); Common Wealth ( Taiwan ); DTV ( Germany )

A journey of self-discovery in Florence , through lessons learned from Michelangelo’s David and an Italian artisan’s workshop. 

Jeffrey Fox

SECRETS OF GREAT RAINMAKERS: Keys to Success and Wealth

Book # 7 with Hyperion (North America – March 2006); Alpina (Russia); Vocatio (Poland); Se Education Public Co. (Thailand); Vermilion (UK)

Getting tips, tricks and potent stories from famous and soon-to-be discovered rainmakers. 

Jeffrey Fox

HOW TO GET TO THE TOP:

Business Lessons Learned at the Dinner Table

Book # 8 with Hyperion ( North America – June 2007)

Vocatio ( Poland ); Tokuma Shoten ( Japan ); Next Wave Publishing ( Korea ); Dekolte ( Turkey )

A look at what the top business people learned at home at the family dinner table. 

Dan Seidman

SALES AUTOPSY

Kaplan (World English, Latin American Portuguese, Latin American Spanish , Korea , China , Taiwan , and Indonesia – October 2006)

Humorous case studies on sales gone wrong and how to avoid such blunders. 

Todd Hopkins and Ray Hilbert

THE JANITOR

Thomas Nelson (World English, Latin American Spanish, Latin American Portuguese –Spring 2007)

Wisdom House ( Korea ); China Renmin ( China ); Eurasian Publishing ( Taiwan ); Kodansha (Japan)

A story of a janitor who teaches a CEO how to experience business and life to the fullest. 

Stuart Lucas

WEALTH: Grow It, Protect It, Share It, and Pass It On

Prentice Hall (World English – February 2006 )

Alpina ( Russia ); China Renmin ( China )

Advice for consumers and providers of wealth management consultation services based on stories from clients and friends. 

Joseph H. Ellis

AHEAD OF THE CURVE: A Commonsense Guide to Forecasting Business and Market Cycles

Harvard Business School Press (World English – September 2005);TIEM ( Turkey );Leaders Book Publisher ( Korea ); China Machine Press ( China ); Energyx (Japan)

How to predict the stock market and economic cycles, offering an easy, hands-on, insider’s approach. 

Peter Roy and James Autry

THE BOOK OF HARD CHOICES: Putting Your Integrity to Work

Random House ( North America – Fall 2006); Elsevir ( Brazil )

Practical examples of the positive and negative consequences of difficult business decisions that leave your integrity on the line. 

Nance Guilmartin

HEALING CONVERSATIONS

Jossey-Bass (World English – 2002)

Ankh-Hermes (Netherlands); Sogides (France); Goldmann (Germany); Bertrand-Brasil (Brazil); Svenska (Sweden); Cite (Taiwan); NLN s.r.o. (Czech Republic); Haneon (Korea)

A collection of poignant stories and proven advice to help friends, family, and colleagues support one another during times of crisis and change.

Jason Kelly

THE NEATEST LITTLE GUIDE TO STOCK MARKET INVESTING, 3 RD EDITION

Penguin ( North America – Fall 2007)

New examples of real investments that work and thoroughly updated resources including free online stock screeners and the newest online brokers. 


March, 2007

Featured in Publisher’s Marketplace:

21 March, 2007
Non-fiction:Business/Investing/Finance
THE WHY CAFE author John Strelecky’s THE BIG FIVE FOR LIFE: Leadership’s Greatest Secret, a business parable revealing the secrets to leading successful companies while simultaneously fulfilling people’s lives, to Phil Rezvin at St. Martin’s, by Doris S. Michaels at DSM Agency (NA).


January, 2007

Featured on the National Geographic Channel:

The National Geographic Channel’s Final Report will be airing a special episode on Black Hawk Down and The Battle of Mogadishu featuring the DSM Agency author, Matt Eversmann.

The episode will air Monday, January 22, 2007 10pm Est.

Big International Seller:

JANITOR BOB by Todd Hopkins and Ray Hilbert, has already sold more than 250,000 copies in Korea in less than six months. The book has been featured in three of the Korean bestseller lists:

Yes24: #4

Aladdin: #6

Kyobo: #9

Rights have also been sold in Japan. The US edition will be available from Thomas Nelson as THE JANITOR in June 2007.