PRLog - May 28, 2014 - VENTURA, Calif. -- Ventura, CA May 30 2014: CITIC Press, China’s largest and most respected business publisher, announced today that it will be launching the 2012 US best-seller by Gregory W. Slayton “Be a Better Dad Today!” in China on June 1st. The book is now in its eight printing in the US and has sold more than 100,000 copies in over 12 countries worldwide. The book drew rave reviews from America’s best known fathers, including Governors Jeb Bush and Sam Brownback, Senators John McCain and Joe Lieberman, Pastors Tim Keller and Luis Palau as well as Fortune 500 CEOs and regular dads around the world (see below). The Slayton’s are giving 100% of all royalties worldwide to fatherhood and family charities. Please see www.BeABetterDadToday.com for more info.
Be a Better Dad Today: Ten Tools Every Father Needs
Be a Better Dad Today! is expected to do well in China. The book has sold very well in Taiwan, with sales of over 15,000 copies in its first year. As they have done in every country, all royalties from book sales in China will be given to family charities in China. The book is dedicated all over the world to the Chang family – the Chinese/American family from whom the author learned the importance of good fatherhood, strong family, and deep faith.
Be a Better Dad Today! has tons of practical tips for every kind of father, yet there is one overarching message for ALL dads: It is never too late to become the best dad you can be…because fatherhood is the most important role you will ever have.
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About the Author: The Honorable GREGORY W. SLAYTON is an American author, businessman, diplomat, philanthropist and professor, but, more importantly, a father of four great kids. Born in Ohio, he grew up without a real father and was quasi-adopted by a Chinese/ American family. He has studied fathers and fatherhood on five continents. Gregory now resides in Hanover, New Hampshire, with his wife of 25 years and their four children. He is the managing director of Slayton Capital, teaches on occasion at Dartmouth, Harvard and Stanford, and is also a Distinguished Visiting Professor at Peking University and UIBE Business School in Beijing, China. Please see www.GregoryWSlayton.com
High Profile Endorsements for Be a Better Dad Today
Having been raised by a man who exemplified what it means to be a great father, I am blessed to have learned from one of the greatest. In Be a Better Dad Today! Gregory explains how to navigate the most important job in the world. This book is a great resource for today’s dads or those who plan to be a dad in the future. Jeb Bush, Former Governor of Florida
I’ve personally known Gregory and his family for years, and I know he exemplifies the title of his book Be a Better Dad Today! each and every day of his life. There are certain lessons in life that can best be taught by fathers. My hope is that this book will help every single man who picks it up to be the best father, the best husband, and the best man he can be. John McCain, United States Senator
Gregory Slayton writes eloquently about the God-given nobility of fatherhood, an institution of grand personal, familial and societal importance, but also a journey that many men embark on without fully knowing the true path or destination. Slayton deepens our understanding of what being a father means and offers guidance on how fathers can realize their full potential. The Honorable Joe Lieberman
Be a Better Dad Today! is perhaps the most practical and down-to-earth manual you will find on how to be an effective father. You will not be able to read it without being both spiritually convicted and personally equipped. Rev. Tim Keller, Senior Pastor, Redeemer Presbyterian Church
There is no more important job in the world for men than being a good father for our kids. I love being a dad—and I always have. That’s why I appreciate the honesty, the humor and the many helpful ideas that my friend Gregory Slayton has packed into Be a Better Dad Today. Being a better dad today—and every day of our lives—is one of the most important things we can do. Congressman G.K. Butterfield
I have known Gregory for 30 years, and he is passionate, practical and visionary. His terrific book is all three of those things and more. As a father of five, I highly recommend Be a Better Dad Today to all dads - and dads to be - of any age. Hans Helmerich, CEO, Helmerich and Payne (Fortune 500)
All dads need help to be the best fathers they can be. The health of our families, our culture and our civilization literally depend on it. My friend Gregory Slayton has written a great book that will help every man who reads it be the best dad he can be. Be a Better Dad Today! is a truly enjoyable, deeply practical and immensely helpful book for men everywhere. As a father, a pastor and a man who wants to be the best I can be, I highly recommend it. Rev. Samuel Rodriguez President Hispanic Evangelical Assoc.
In challenging and encouraging us to be the best men we can be, my friend Gregory Slayton does us a true service. For it is in service to our families, to our friends and to our communities that we grow to be stronger and more mature men. "Be a Better Dad Today: Ten Tools Every Father Needs" is an excellent book for every man who wants to be a better husband, a better father and a better man." Robert J. Kurtz, C.R., Bishop of the Diocese of Bermuda
Gregory speaks with passionate truth and practical realities about how each of us can be a better dad. Be a Better Dad Today engages us as men with wisdom, joy and honest understanding of the challenges we face. Gregory reminds us that we are literally irreplaceable in our roles as husband and father—and that these are the most important jobs we will ever have. The Ten Tools of Fatherhood will be helpful to each and every man who puts them to work. Dr. Patrick P. Gelsinger, President and CEO, VMware