Practical Inspiration triumphs at the Business Book Awards 2022

Practical Inspiration authors at the Business Book Awrards

This year’s Business Book Awards gala evening took place on 16 May, celebrating the best business books from around the world published in the previous year. The finalists in 15 categories had been selected by a distinguished panel of judges from over 300 titles submitted by traditional and independent publishers, and even some self-published titles.

Practical Inspiration Publishing had an incredible 11 titles shortlisted, and the evening was very much about celebrating that achievement. However we were delighted to discover that Practical inspiration authors took the top award in two categories!

Congratulations to all the authors involved, and particularly to the award winners:

Start Up/Scale Up: Michael BuckworthBuilt on RockRob KerrProject FutureDavid PattisonThe Money Train
Sales & Marketing: Lucy Werner and Hadrien ChateletBrand Yourself
Business Self-Development: Janie Van HoolThe Listening Shift
Work & Life: Grace MarshallStruggleJo RichardsonIgnite
Wellness & Wellbeing: Sarah KuipersThe Thriving Giver
Short Business Book: Ruth Murray-Webster and Eleanor WintonThe Disruption Game Plan
Specialist Business Book: Jo Filshie BrowningScientifically Speaking
Business Journey: Babs OmotowaFrom Storeroom to Boardroom

Start Up/Scale Up: David PattisonThe Money Train
Business Self-Development: Janie Van HoolThe Listening Shift

Alison Jones named one of the world’s Top 20 Book Coaches

Alison Jones Coaching Foundation award

The Coaching Foundation has named Alison Jones, founder of Practical Inspiration Publishing, as one of the top 20 book coaches in the world.

The Top Book Coaches In 2022

Blog ” Top Coaches ” The Top Book coaches / 10th February 2022 A book coach is a person who helps you structure and writes your book. One might be having problems finishing their book or getting it in great shape. Your book coach is a person who is detached from your book.

Practical Inspiration authors dazzle at Business Book Awards shortlisting

Business Book Awards

On World Book Day, we celebrated by congratulating all the finalists in this year’s Business Book Awards (with commiserations to those who missed out – the competition was fierce and there was much heated discussion!). It was a particular proud day for Practical Inspiration Publishing, with ELEVEN  of our authors shortlisted this year.

Our finalists are, by category:
Start Up/Scale Up: Michael Buckworth, Built on Rock; Rob Kerr, Project Future; David Pattison, The Money Train
Sales & Marketing: Lucy Werner and Hadrien Chatelet, Brand Yourself
Business Self-Development: Janie Van Hool, The Listening Shift
Work & Life: Grace Marshall, Struggle; Jo Richardson, Ignite
Wellness & Wellbeing: Sarah Kuipers, The Thriving Giver
Short Business Book: Ruth Murray-Webster and Eleanor Winton, The Disruption Game Plan
Specialist Business Book: Jo Filshie Browning, Scientifically Speaking
Business Journey: Babs Omotowa, From Storeroom to Boardroom

See the full shortlists for each category here. Winners will be revealed on 16 May, 2022.

We’re keeping EVERYTHING crossed!


Practical Inspiration achieves BIC Excellence with ONIX 3.0 Award

BIC Excellence Award

We’re passionate about good business books, which means we’re also passionate about good metadata, because that’s what enables readers to find them. So we’re very proud to have been awarded Excellence with ONIX 3.0 Badge in the latest BIC Product Data Excellence accreditation review!

This award confirms our position amongst leading publishers as a provider of complete, accurate, timely metadata for our print and digital titles.

About BIC
BIC is the book industry’s independent supply chain organisation, committed to improving the efficiency of the trade and library supply chains, reducing cost and automating processes. Their industry accreditation schemes recognise excellence in the supply of product information and in the use of e-commerce to automate routine business transactions.

Interested in learning more about BIC and their accreditation schemes? Please take a look at their website here.

I’d like to take this opportunity to thank the fabulous Practical Inspiration publishing team for their commitment to metadata accuracy — well done!