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Baker Publishing Group signs contract with
New York Times bestselling author Jon Acuff

Ada, Mich. (November, 2019)Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed a new two-book contract with Jon Acuff.

Releasing over the next few years, these new books by Acuff will focus on topics related to leadership, business and personal growth. The first book, scheduled for a spring 2021 release, addresses the 99.5% of people who find themselves overthinking situations. In his signature honest and humorous style, Jon Acuff shows readers how to turn those extra thoughts into extra wins and help them make easier decisions to build the life they want.

“I’ve been a fan and friend of Baker Books for the last twelve years,” says Acuff. “From eagerly reading titles they’ve published with leaders like Michael Hyatt to connecting with them backstage at speaking events, I hoped someday we’d get to work together. Their approach to leadership, culture and change made it instantly clear that we’d be able to take my next book and many others from ‘what if?’ to ‘what is!’ Their commitment to serving readers, willingness to stretch me as a writer and marketing savvy in an ever-evolving landscape have already proven invaluable to me. I can’t wait to share the books we create with the world!”

“Jon has a gift for connecting ideas in a brilliant way,” says senior acquisitions editor Brian Vos. “And he’s proven a little bit of humor goes a long way when it comes to learning how to get out of our own way and accomplish goals in life.”

Jon Acuff is the New York Times bestselling author of six books, including his most recent Wall Street Journal #1 bestseller, Finish: Give Yourself the Gift of Done. When he’s not writing, Acuff can be found on a stage, as one of INC’s Top 100 Leadership Speakers. He’s spoken to hundreds of thousands of people at conferences, colleges and companies around the world such as Comedy Central, Nissan, FedEx and Microsoft. For over 20 years he’s also helped some of the biggest brands tell their story, including The Home Depot, Bose, Staples, and Chick-fil-A. His fresh perspective on life has given him the opportunity to write for Reader’s DigestFast CompanyThe Harvard Business Review and TIME Magazine. He lives outside of Nashville with his wife Jenny and two teenage daughters.

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