American Book Fest announced that Thomas Smith’s book “DREAM LEADERS: Insights on Community Service and Leadership” (ISBN: 978-1544773803) was selected a Wining Finalist in the 2017 International Book Awards announced on May 22, 2017. Thomas Smith said, “I am so overwhelmed and grateful that “DREAM LEADERS” was chosen a Finalist in the 2017 International Book Awards for the Anthology: Non-Fiction category. Any author is doubtless thrilled to have their work recognized as a literary contribution to the field. Thank you for this award. I only do what I do for my love of community and for my love of the work itself.” Jeffrey Keen, President and CEO of American Book Fest, said of the awards: “This year’s contest yielded over 1,500 entries from authors and publishers around the world, which were then narrowed down to the final results.” Previous International Book Award winners have included Pope Francis, world-renowned photographer Peter Lik, and Yoga Master, Tao Porchon-Lynch.
“DREAM LEADERS: Insights on Community Service and Leadership” (2017 International Book Award Finalist in the Anthology: Non-Fiction category) is a collection of provocative essays by Thomas Smith. Smith has a unique voice to his publication, the voice of experience. Smith has been there, done that, and has the scars to prove it. “Dream Leaders” shares practical and effective advice for improving leadership skills and performance. Everyone can find unexpected fulfillment in impacting or transforming the most important issues in their communities. This book will help to overcome fear and doubt to incorporating leadership into your life and help you to create more engaging community service. You will be amazed at the rewards that come from finding solutions to community problems by being a better community service leader. This book provides inspiration for social activists and change makers and helps you to foster a reputation of being an exceptional leader. This anthology helps to improve community service organizations that change the world, underscoring that one leader can make a difference. The essays provide examples and a rounded study about community service and those who lead their communities. It will help you to have an impact and improve the lives of those around you as well as yourself. “Dream Leaders” shows you how to become an exceptional leader in community service.