Here you will find my most prominent publications, although I’ve also written dozens of articles, user manuals and help files.

#1 best-selling book — LASER SCANNERS: Technologies and Applications

Jun 14, 2016

Laser scanners are the engines inside some of today’s most important products, including 3D printers, self-driving cars, laser show projectors, barcode scanners and medical imaging systems. However, engineering schools and universities generally don’t teach students about laser scanners, or how they might be used to create brand new products.

I wrote this book as a practical guide to help people understand laser scanners well enough to apply them toward the development of new products. For the most part this is a high-level guide, not an in-depth treatise. However this book does go into depth on certain galvanometer-related topics.

The Success Secret

May 4, 2012 – Celebrity Press

The world-famous Jack Canfield, author of the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, sought out business authors to contribute to this new book. It was great fun working with Jack and the other authors (all of whom were more famous than me), and at 57 chapters and 525 pages, it’s certainly the biggest book project I’ve ever been involved with. Like the Chicken Soup for the Soul series, this too became a best seller.

The Only Business Book You’ll Ever Need

Feb 1, 2012 – Celebrity Press

Another collaborative effort of well-known and best-selling authors including Brian Tracy, Ron LeGrand, Leigh Steinberg, and several others including me. This book became an best-selling book.

WIN: 35 Winning Strategies from today’s leading entrepreneurs

Aug 18, 2011 – Celebrity Press

A collaborative effort on the part of 35 executives, each of whom contributed a single chapter. In my chapter (Chapter 34) I discussed the process of niching, and gave examples of how companies were able to access niche markets with specialized products, and do so with little effort. The book became an best-seller.


Nov 9, 2010 – Celebrity Press Publishing #1 best-selling book that was a collaborative effort of several authors. It was my effort in the book to cover the inventive process, and how to bring ideas from conception to market. The book was influential and was also covered favorably in several blogs.

Making the Right Connections for Perfect Laser Images

Jul 1, 2008 – The Laserist Magazine

A guide for laser projector manufacturers.

Connecting the MCF5307 to 168-Pin Unbuffered SDRAM DIMMs

May 1, 1999 – Motorola Embedded Connection Magazine

This application note shows how to interchange various standard synchronous DRAM (SDRAM) dual-inline memory modules (DIMMs) in a ColdFire® MCF5307 design without re-routing the board. It was used by many companies who used the Motorola MCF5307 processor, including several competitors!