ECPA's Rush To Press

Baker Publishing Group Signs New Contract
with Michael Hyatt

Contact: Lynnae Lubbers
(616)676-9185 x193
llubbers@bakerpublishinggroup. com 

Ada, Mich. (September 15, 2016)Baker Books, a division of Baker Publishing Group, is pleased to announce that they have signed a new three-book contract with Michael Hyatt.

Releasing over the next few years, these three new books by Hyatt will focus on personal development, productivity, and leadership. The first book will show readers how to use their time more efficiently at work, leading to greater success and more free time. The second book will provide a simple and proven method of personal development that enables readers to reach their goals and perform at their best. The third book will enable leaders to work at their peak for maximum results by employing small shifts in their outlook and approach. Each message has been tested and refined by Hyatt and his audience through his blog, podcast, and online courses.

Chad Allen, editorial director of Baker Books, says of Hyatt, “Over the past several years Michael Hyatt has emerged as one of the best thinkers in business, productivity, self-improvement, and leadership. We are eager to extend our partnership from his first book with us, Living Forward, to these three new valuable resources.”

Michael Hyatt says of this partnership, “I am thrilled to continue publishing with Baker Books. They have proven to be the ideal partner. They understand my brand, message, and commitment to my audience. This has been one of those rare business relationships where they consistently deliver more than they promise. I couldn’t be happier with our collaboration so far and look forward to working with them on my next three books.” Hyatt is represented by Bryan Norman at Alive Literary, who negotiated the partnership with Baker Books.

Michael Hyatt is the former chairman and CEO of Thomas Nelson Publishers, the largest faith-based publisher in the world and now part of HarperCollins. He began his career at Word Publishing and has worked in nearly every facet of book publishing over the past thirty-five years. Hyatt is a New York TimesUSA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author and has been named as a top leadership, management, and marketing expert by ForbesEntrepreneur, and Inc. magazines. His first book with Baker Publishing Group, Living Forward, was a Publishers WeeklyUSA Today, and Wall Street Journalbestseller. His blog at is ranked by Google in the top one-half percent of all blogs, with 500,000 visitors a month.

Baker Books publishes books that are relevant, intelligent, and engaging. Our titles cover topics such as personal development, encouragement, spirituality, and relationships.