5 Authors Of Books Filled With Concrete Advice

When it comes to garnering knowledge or insight about a specific topic, books are a valuable resource. Authors utilize their personal experiences and expertise to craft works that offer solid guidance to those seeking information or insight about certain issues. Here, in no particular order, are several writers penning precise and helpful narratives.

Starting off the list at #1 is Abel Keogh, a relationship coach and expert on widower relationships who helps women explore whether the widowers they're dating are ready to move forward. He is the author of multiple books, including the memoir Room for Two, which details the loss of his late wife to suicide and how he fell in love again in the year following her death.

Keogh's Dating a Widower YouTube channel contains advice for widowers and the women who are dating or married to them. The videos explore such topics as ways to honor one's late wife, redecorating the home, red flags to watch for, and how to handle a break up. The author and his wife, Julianna, reside in Utah with their children.

Entering the list at #2 is Elizabeth Harrin, a project manager, trainer, and author. She is the director of Otobos Consultants Ltd., a consultancy firm that specializes in copywriting for project management firms. Her professional background includes positions in the financial services and healthcare industries.

Her book, Overcoming Imposter Syndrome: Ten Strategies to Stop Feeling Like A Fraud At Work, provides tips on how to boost confidence, eliminate self-doubt, and conquer feelings of inferiority. A Girl's Guide to Project Management is a blog that focuses on helping teams complete tasks and offers workbooks consisting of templates for meeting minutes, trackers, and schedules. Harrin is a fellow of the Association for Project Management and holds a degree from the University of York.

At #3 is Ian Kerner, a licensed psychotherapist and nationally recognized sexuality counselor who specializes in couples therapy and working with individuals on a range of relational issues. He is a member of The American Family Therapy Academy and is regularly quoted as an expert in various media, including The Atlantic, The New York Times, The Economist, and NPR. He is the author of DSI: Date Scene Investigation, a handbook designed to help women recognize men who are not relationship material.

Kerner received post-graduate certification from the Psychotherapy Center for Gender and Sexuality and the Family and Couples Treatment Services divisions at the Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy, where he is on the faculty. He has lectured on sex and relationships at Yale, Princeton, and the Ackerman Institute. The author and his family reside in New York City.

In the #4 spot is Anne Marie Segal, an executive coach, author, and former practicing attorney. She received her juris doctor degree from New York University School of Law, and is a member of Career Thought Leaders and the National Resume Writers' Association. Her legal career began as an associate at White & Case LLP, and she formerly served as vice president and deputy general counsel for Wexford Capital LP.

Her book, Master the Interview, provides guidance on informational interviewing, salary negotiations, and noncompetition agreements. Segal's course offerings for professionals include Powerful LinkedIn Profiles for Executives and Attorneys and The 30-Day Career Mindset Journey. A frequent speaker and presenter, her past presentations include such topics as the artist as entrepreneur, online networking, and job search success for older candidates.

Wrapping up the list at #5 is Dr. John Demartini, a specialist in human behavior, researcher, author, and global educator. He attended Wharton County Junior College and later completed a bachelors of science degree at the University of Houston before going on to study at the Texas Chiropractic College, where he graduated with honors and his doctorate in 1982. His book, The Values Factor, provides advice on achieving career satisfaction, deeper love relationships, and financial freedom.

He is known for the Demartini Method, a personal transformation methodology that encompasses forty-seven years of research and studies in numerous disciplines including physics, philosophy, theology, psychology, and astronomy. It is used in countries around the world and incorporates techniques for stress reduction and conflict resolution. Among the media outlets to feature him and his work are Entrepreneur magazine, Woman's Day, and Good Health.