Making Contact: How To Connect With People


Making Contact: How to Connect with People is John’s latest book that includes valuable tips on how to become a better contact hitter – someone who makes meaningful connections with people.

Building a positive environment is essential to any goals your organization may have and this book includes ideas and tools to assist you in achieving those goals. The book has chapters on a variety of subjects including communication, team- building, customer service, leadership, sales, and connecting with an audience.

It tackles concepts that impact how you interact with people whether they agree with your point of view or not.  This book is an important read for anyone who wants to connect in a more positive manner with the people in their lives.

Making Contact is priced at $15, and is available for  purchase below and as an e-book on Amazon.

Jackrabbits in the Outfield: An Inside Story of the Winnipeg Goldeyes


Jackrabbits in the Outfield is  John’s award-winning book. He brings you along on a journey that takes an inside look at the phenomenal success of the Winnipeg Goldeyes and the Northern League of Professional Baseball.

John was the general manager of the Goldeyes for the first eight years of the clubs existence. During an era when minor league baseball teams were disappearing from the Canadian landscape, the Winnipeg Goldeyes were the exception, as attendance, corporate sponsorship, and community interest in the club grew dramatically. With the building of a gorgeous new stadium in 1999, the Goldeyes soared to new heights. John tells stories to illustrate how the Goldeyes became so successful. These stories illustrate his philosophies on team-building, customer service, sales, and tackling the big challenges.

John was also the general manager of the Canaries in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in 2004 which gave him a unique perspective of professional sports from both sides of the border. He tells stories about the players, fans, staff and other characters that made the Northern League a very special place. John shares his passion for the job. Personal insights and interesting anecdotes make this great reading for sports fans or anyone who appreciates the rigours of a challenging job – One that John has described as his dream job.”

Jackrabblits in the Outfield  is priced at $19.99 and is available for purchase below.

A Good Life: The Incredible Stories of Gar Hindle


A Good Life is a collection of stories told by William Garfield "Gar" Hindle (1917-2006). They tell of his childhood in rural Ontario, Canada – a time that is foreign to people today. The changes he saw in his lifetime were truly amazing. 

The book also includes several stories of his time spent in the Canadian army including a story of landing on the beaches of Normandy on D-Day. The story titled, The Bravest Man I’ve Ever Known, tells an amazing tale of courage,

as do the other stories during the war. 

A Good Life is a book that everyone should read, one that tells the heartwarming stories of a great man.

A Good Life is priced at $15 and is available for  purchase below.

Making Contact

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