“What is my optimal book promotion focus for time being: using Option Solving?

Have now found somewhat greater balance in my effort through great focus on Blog 279’s Option A and the prospect of Option B. Now it’s important to figure out an optimal book promotion focus until sufficient book numbers materialize.

A fresh question now becomes apparent: “What is my optimal book promotion focus for time being; considering 1) literary agent has stalled, 2) still summer slow months, 3) very limited budget, and 4) still intent on succeeding?” I restricted myself again to four key considerations that are likely to have the most impact on my optimum choice. By holding it to four, it reduces the complexity of my decision-making when the moment arrives: despite there being other possible considerations.

It was now necessary to devise two apropos yin and yang “bookends,”as these will help keep my intuitive mind focused. Bookends such as these are vital for preventing our fertile intuitive minds from wandering and losing concentration. We are mostly unaware of how powerfully valuable but foot-loose our intuition can be unless we can properly keep it focused.   

The two bookends that came to mind were: “Rely on divine providence”totally unrealistic,and “Find heavy investor,” limited prospects. We italicized detractors associated with these least likely options. Even so, they would nudge my intuitive thinking into high gear – see ourLatest Worked Example.

It was then important to come up with at least five realistic options and always leave open the prospect of finding a sixth within short order. I would  then pursue emotional distancing, which is a form of objective thinking, before making my choice sometime after that …perhaps after 2 hours, later in that day, or first thing the following morning. You can replace my proposed options with any of your own. You will note one of my options is: Option E- Website and Facebook Campaigns.

In fact, I decided to sleep on the five options with a view to finding a sixth and then make a choice first thing the following morning. From there, I will either put together an action initiative, while things are still fresh, or pursue Peeling the Onion for further clarity of the way forward.

If you have an example of your own, please share it with this blogger, through the COMMENTS area or contact him at peter@ileadershipsolutions.com .  Thanks Option Solving. (NOTE: Our next posting will be in two week’s time: “Peeling the Onion: What is my optimal book promotion focus for time being?” Let’s have your COMMENTS or go to peter@ileadershipsolutions.com to connect with the blogger. Also consider buying the book: “Smart Decisions: Goodbye Problems, Hello Options” through amazon.com)


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