Vicki T. Gibbs
Writer and Editor

Selected Works

Non-fiction
More Time for Sex: The Organizing Guide for Busy Couples
“Fun to read and filled with real-life examples … every page crammed with tips…”
--Copley News Service
Leading from the Zone: How Authentic Leaders Achieve Exceptional Results
A book about “playing to win,” yet always doing the right thing regardless of the risks.
How to Write Like an Executive
Learn to apply your skills to all kinds of business writing, including letters, proposals, and memos.
From Victim to Victor: A Step-By-Step Guide For Ending The Nightmare Of Identity Theft
"With this new edition of From Victim to Victor..., Mari once again provides an excellent guide to help victims of identity theft regain their good name and peace of mind." U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein
Safeguard Your Identity: Protect Yourself With A Personal Privacy Audit
"Safeguard Your Identity is the most concisely written and useful protection against the growing scourge of our time. It is well organized and reader friendly, allowing you to benefit from Mari Frank's pioneering work." -- Evan Hendricks, author of "Credit Scores and Credit Reports."
Memoir
Among Equals: A Memoir- The Rise of IBM’s First Woman Corporate Vice President
"Like those brave soldiers on the battlefield, Leach approached her career with a fearlessness that is evident in her writing. She tells poignant and sometimes amusing stories of what her life was like then...It's a story of innovation, not only in business, but also in business ethics and attitudes." ForeWord Magazine

BOOKS (co-authored or edited)

More Time for Sex: The Organizing Guide for Busy Couples
By Harriet Schechter and Vick T. Gibbs

This lively, entertaining book offers hundreds of helpful tips, innovative ideas, and foolproof forms and checklists. You'll laugh while you learn new ways to:

o Live happily with your "organizational opposite"
o Reduce nagging and increase nuzzling
o Have more time with less effort
o Make your bedroom romance-ready
o Double the pleasure/halve the hassle of living together

Leading from the Zone: How Authentic Leaders Achieve Exceptional Results
By William Arnold with Vicki T. Gibbs

"Many leaders today carry toolboxes full of old tools that have lost their relevancy for today's challenges."

This book shows readers how to “lead from the zone,” a mental and physical state where talent, skill and experience combine to create perfect alignment. Bill Arnold proves here that authentic leaders who lead from the zone can accomplish extraordinary things.

How to Write Like an Executive
By Patricia H. Westheimer and Vicki Townsend Gibbs

Written in a direct, easy-to-follow format, this book offers:

o Concise sections on grammar and punctuation
o Tips on brainstorming, editing, and proofreading
o An extensive resource section and lots of examples

Among Equals: A Memoir- The Rise of IBM’s First Woman Corporate Vice President
Ruth Leach Amonette

“With warmth, wit, and conviction of her principles, Mrs. Amonette recreates her experience of being young, well-educated, bright, successful, and female in America in the 1940’s. While Among Equals, is written in a lighthearted and highly readable style, it should be valued for its historical worth in recording the expansion of career opportunities for women that occurred out of need during World War II.” – Richard M. Krasno, President, The Monterey Institute of International Studies

From Victim to Victor: A Step-By-Step Guide For Ending The Nightmare Of Identity Theft
By Mari J. Frank, Esq.

From Victim to Victor provides legal education and a comprehensive support system, so you don’t have to shoulder the burden of this crisis alone. This empowering guide contains:

• Step-by-step, easy-to-understand instructions to regain your credit, your identity—and your sanity
• Attorney-composed, ready-to-fill-in letters and forms on an interactive CD that will save you hundreds of hours and thousands of dollars in attorney’s fees
• Legal and consumer information that will enable you to defeat identity fraud and prevent its reoccurrence
• Do’s and don’ts, insightful tips, and proven techniques for transforming yourself From Victim to Victor.

Safeguard Your Identity: Protect Yourself With A Personal Privacy Audit
By Mari J. Frank, Esq.

Nationally known expert Mari Frank, attorney, privacy advisor, and former victim of identity theft, shows you how to greatly reduce your chances of becoming a victim. Her easy-to-follow steps are your “personal privacy audit,” to enable you to evaluate your own risks and create a success strategy to protect your most valuable asset—your identity.

You’ll learn:
• The insidious tricks fraudsters use
• How businesses and agencies expose you to risk
• Your legal rights and how to enforce them
• How to guard yourself while at home, at work, on vacation, while shopping, and when using your computer
• The 20 crucial steps to successfully regain your identity and peace of mind.