How to Write a Book and Leave a Legacy for Generational Impact with Chandler Bolt

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Have you ever thought about writing a book?  I believe every dad should at least consider putting their knowledge, stories, and strategies on paper.

YOU have wisdom, and yes…you should model that for your family and business, AND consider the impact you’d have if you put all this on paper, in an organized way, that could live on forever.

In 2017, I self-published The Front Row Factor for several reasons. First,  I wanted to document some of the most important life lessons for my kids. For my business, I wanted to scale impact.  For our charity Front Row Foundation, I wanted to help more people.

In the FRD community, we have guys like Hal Elrod, Author of The Miracle Morning, Justin Donald Author of The Lifestyle Investor, Ned Schaut Author of The Adventure of Fatherhood – and we have dozens of other examples.

I’m blown away by some of our members who’ve written books that are changing the world while creating a legacy for their kids.

My interview today is with Chandler Bolt. He is the founder and CEO of Self-Publishing School, which has helped over 7000 authors write and publish their books. He was named to Forbes’ 30 under 30 list, and Self-Publishing School got into the INC 5000 four years in a row.

We discuss why you should start writing a book and why you don’t need to be a great writer to be a published author.

One last thing. If you go to, you can get a FREE printed copy of Published, Chandler’s latest book. (Printed copy for US residents only, digital copies are available for non-US residents)

Chandler Bolt Podcast Highlights

  • Why you should encourage your kids to experiment and figure out life on their own.
  • Why Chandler and his brother chose to write a book as a legacy for their parents.
  • What we can learn from our failures and what others can learn by sharing those lessons.
  •  How do you keep your kids grounded when you’re super successful?
  • Whatever you do in life, give it your all.
  • Why books are an incredible legacy for our children.
  • Chandler explains how you can write a book by simply devoting 30 minutes a day.
  • Your kids are always watching you so lead by example.
  • Your confidence and self-worth shouldn’t be tied to how your business is doing.
“If nothing else, you’re writing the lessons that you’ve learned into something you can give your kids and grandkids.” - Chandler Bolt Click To Tweet

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Chandler Bolt Bio

Chandler Bolt

Chandler Bolt is the CEO of, a Forbes 30 Under 30 honoree, and the author of 7 bestselling books including his most recent book titled “Published.”

Self has been an INC 5000 company for the last four years as one of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the US. Chandler is also the host of the 7 Figure Principles Podcast and the Self Publishing School Podcast.

Through his books, podcasts, YouTube channels, and Self-Publishing School, he’s helped over 7000 people write and publish a book.

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