How can you like a Brooklyn based criminal, gang leader, and ruthless killer? Meet James Beck. My new anti hero. Created by John Clarkson an ex advertising copywriter. Beck amazingly has values, principles and great leadership skills. And I couldn’t get enough of him. A criminal Jack Reacher.

In his first appearance (set in my Tribeca neighborhood), Beck takes down guys worse than him including Russian arms dealers, war criminals, Russian mobsters and even the “biggest gang of all”, the NYPD. Not to mention crooked Wall St traders and a clandestine U.S arms agency.

Read Among Thieves this Summer.

Image source / attribute:, / John Clarkson

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Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts is founder of Red Rose Consulting; business leader and educator; author and speaker; adviser on marketing, creative thinking and leadership.


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