2021 AuthorConnect Chat Lineup

At BookPal, we believe in the power of books to ignite continuous learning and improvement. We want to connect you with inspiring authors to see how their books can transform you, your team, and your organization.

January

January 06 | 10am PST

Karin Hurt & David Dye

In a world of rapid change, a courageous culture is your competitive advantage. Leadership training experts Karin Hurt and David Dye will provide key insights for you to build a high-performance, high-engagement culture around sharing ideas, solving problems, and rewarding contributions from all levels.

February

February 03 | 11am PST

Pamela Fuller

Unconscious bias is impacting your organizational performance—whether you know it or not. Learn to build a more inclusive, high-performing culture with a four-part framework from Pamela Fuller, FranklinCovey’s chief thought leader on inclusion and bias, and one of the firm’s top global sales leaders.

March

March 03 | 11am PST

Bev Kaye

Retaining top talent and making sure employees feel engaged and appreciated is a perennial concern for every business. Discover simple strategies managers can use to address their employees’ real concerns and keep them engaged with Bev Kaye, co-author of this national bestseller, now in its sixth edition.


March 17 | 10am PST

Kim Scott

Bestselling author of Radical Candor Kim Scott provides a practical framework for both respecting everyone's individuality and collaborating effectively. This essential guide is just what leaders and their employees need to create more just workplaces and establish new norms of collaboration and respect.

April

April 07 | 10am PST

Eileen McDargh

For the first time, the World Health Organization has classified burnout as a health problem. Renowned motivational speaker Eileen McDargh proposes that to tackle it, we must learn to break out of energy-draining thoughts and behaviors. Learn how to identify energy drains and implement strategies for handling them, whatever phase of life you are in.

May

May 05 | 10am PST

Nicholas Pearce

Some of the world's most successful companies are not simply profit-driven, but purpose-driven. Scholar, speaker, entrepreneur, and pastor Nicholas Pearce shows how he and others in a variety of fields and at different life stages have asked and answered five key questions in order to start, shape, or change their careers into something that is meaningful.

June

June 01 | 10am PST

Rich Diviney

In working with top special operators for decades, former Navy SEAL commander Rich Diviney discovered that beneath obvious skills are hidden drivers of performance. These attributes explain how we perform as individuals and part of a team. Understanding these attributes allows individuals and teams to perform optimally, at any time, in any situation.

July

July 01 | 10am PST

Peter Kozodoy

Inc. columnist and business coach Peter Kozodoy shows how business leaders of all sizes and industries have used the core value of honesty to achieve massive success. Whether you are a current or future leader, Kozodoy demonstrates how to use honesty at both the organizational and individual level to achieve true greatness in business and in life.

August

August 03 | 10am PST

Adrian Gostick & Chester Elton

In today’s volatile, fast-paced, and ever-changing global climate, organizations and their employees are under more pressure than ever to perform. Executive coaches and #1 bestselling authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton offer insight and advice both managers and employees can use to reduce work anxiety in the office and at home.

September

September 08 | 10am PST

Scott Miller

Don’t let Scott Miller’s success story fool you. He has made and learned from many mistakes in his career. The FranklinCovey Executive VP reveals 30 career-challenging obstacles that you may encounter as a marketing manager and how he learned to transform them into team-enhancing opportunities.

October

October 07 | 10am PST

David Horsager

Without trust, people and businesses fail. Bestselling author David Horsager provides a framework for building trust so that you and your organizations can perform at your best. Through a business parable, readers will be introduced to the Eight Pillars of Trust and learn strategies to increase alignment, overcome attrition, and execute their top priorities.

November

November 02 | 11am PST

Eliza VanCort

For too long, women have been told to confine themselves. They fight the pressure to make themselves small in private, professional, and public spaces. Eliza VanCort, a teacher, consultant, and speaker, provides the necessary tools for women to rewrite the rules and create the stories of their choosing safely and without apology.