Over the past decade, Zach Gajewski has helped authors, editors, agents, and publishers create outstanding and award-winning books. He has collaborated with bestselling authors, former CEOs, world-renowned speakers, thought leaders, journalists, and first-time authors from a variety of backgrounds.
While an editor at McGraw-Hill, he worked on titles including Dave Kerpen’s New York Times and USA Today bestseller Likeable Social Media, Stan Hinden’s New York Times and Washington Post bestseller How to Retire Happy, and Monica Mehta’s Entrepreneurial Instinct, which was chosen as the 2013 “Small Business Book” by Small Business Trends.
As a full-time freelance editor, Zach has worked with a wide variety of authors such as New York Times bestsellers Debra Benton and James Rickards, author and speaker Scott Berkun, technology writer Jonathon Blum, sports psychologist Michael Bar-Eli, and musician and former record label owner Larry Livermore.
Zach's select booklist can be found below.
FINALIST, 2015 International Book Awards
"Gary Antonacci's Dual Momentum Investing provides both a fantastic introduction to momentum investing, as well as a sophisticated discussion of and an approach to achieving risk-managed exposure to the anomaly across asset classes."
“Everyone in the workforce today should read this book!”
―Horace B. Deets, Former Executive Director, AARP
“Want excellent insights on retirement planning from a professional who’s actually experienced retirement himself? You’ll get just that from Stan Hinden’s book.”
―Steve Vernon, Columnist, CBSmoneywatch.com
“Provides the most important information you’ll need before and during your retirement.”
―Michelle Singletary, The Washington Post
Dave Kerpen's insights and clear, how-to instructions on building brand popularity by truly engaging with customers on Facebook, Twitter, and the many other social media platforms are nothing short of brilliant.
―Jim McCann, founder of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM and Celebrations.com
Alas, common sense is not so common. Dave takes you on a (sadly, much needed) guided tour of how to be human in a digital world.
―Seth Godin, author of Poke the Box
"The Entrepreneurial Instinct is a must read for anyone aspiring to excel by challenging conventional wisdom and rolling with the punches to do what comes naturally."
―Ajay Banga, President & CEO, MasterCard Worldwide
"Illuminating and rich case based insights into the physiology that drives entrepreneurial risk-taking and decision-making."
―Ian MacMillan, Professor of Entrepreneurship, Director of Sol C. Snider Entrepreneurial Research Center, The Wharton School
“The New Case for Gold reminds us that wayward policies bring about a search for money that is good as gold. What better than gold itself?”
—Wall Street Journal
“[Rickards] present[s] compelling evidence that many of the world’s leading monetary authorities implicitly, at least, treat gold as — quite possibly in the future, the key — money.”
“Rittenhouse is still on the side of the angels.”
—Warren Buffett, Chairman and CEO, Berkshire Hathaway
“Tremendous! Investing Between the Lines is destined to become a classic in showing how candor is the language of trust and how trust is the basis on which companies ultimately succeed.”
—Stephen M. R. Covey, author of the New York Times and #1 Wall Street Journal bestseller, The Speed of Trust, and coauthor of Smart Trust
—Brian Tracy, Author, Ultimate Sales Success
"This is an exceptional book on how our thought process can control our lives. By understanding that we have the power to create new thought pathways, we can live fuller, happier, and healthier lives."
—Dr. Nido Qubein, President, High Point University and Chairman, Great Harvest Bread Co.
—Austin Kleon, author of How To Steal Like An Artist
"A fun, funny, no-BS guide to finding new ideas and finishing them. Instantly useful."
—Ramez Naam, author of the Nexus Trilogy
"Concisely debunks all kinds of misconceptions about the creative process in a book that's no-nonsense, fun, and inspiring."
—Mason Currey, author of Daily Rituals: How Artists Work
In The Virtual Executive, world-renowned CEO coach and bestselling author Debra Benton teaches you everything you need to know to navigate today’s seemingly endless choices of social media and virtual communication tools in order to stay relevant in a sea of competition.
“Benton’s book empowers you to play at the top of your game—not just in person, but from afar.”
—Paola Bonomo, Head of Online Services, Vodafone Omnitel N.V.
“A must-read as applicable to the novice new hire as it is to the CEO.”
—John Odegaard, Executive Director, U.S. Naval War College Foundation
“A remarkably focused tool for the successful executive striving to be better in the digital age. I literally could not put the book down once I started it.”
—Stan Payne, CEO, Canaveral Port Authority