“The Madness Behind the Method” – A Synopsis

Amazon #1 New Release in Adult Education

Book Description:

“The Madness Behind the Method” (with a foreword by the incredible Admiral Danelle Barrett), offers a groundbreaking approach to employee engagement and training, this 265-page book challenges individuals and organizations to rethink their entire professional development strategy in a way that will transform the workplace into a vibrant hub of growth.


Here’s what you’ll discover:

  • How to seamlessly blend teaching, coaching, and mentoring for maximum impact.
  • Engaging “bringing it home” sections with practical applications for real-world scenarios.
  • Captivating allegorical vignettes from the Whisperwood Forest that bring the concepts to life.
  • Real-world case studies that solidify the theory and inspire action.
  • Thought-provoking review questions at the end of each chapter to spark reflection and team discussions.

The book is divided into the following eight chapters (plus intro, prologue, conclusion, and epilogue):

  1. Unveiling the Roots of Three Methodologies
  2. Harnessing the Emphasis Component
  3. Focus: The Driving Force of Development
  4. Orchestrating Growth: The Power of Goals
  5. Crafting Personalized Approaches
  6. The Summary of Harvesting Growth
  7. The Relationship Component (Final Score)
  8. Tying It All Together


Additional Information:

Forget rigid methods and one-size-fits-all solutions. “Madness Behind the Method” empowers you to cultivate a thriving “workplace garden.” Learn how to blend teaching, coaching, and mentoring, each illuminated by “bringing it home” sections with practical workplace applications. Glimpse into the Whisperwood through captivating allegorical vignettes that bring the concepts to life. Real-world case studies ground the theory, while review questions at the end of each chapter spark reflection and discussion.

This isn’t just another training manual. It’s a call to action, a roadmap to transforming your workplace into a symphony of growth. Dr. Joe Perez, top-ranked author with multiple #1 Amazon New Releases and expert in technology and professional development, guides you towards discovering the tools and insights to empower your team to blossom, not just as valuable assets, but as thriving individuals. Embrace the “Madness Behind the Method” and watch your garden bloom. Are you ready to cultivate a workplace where everyone reaches for the sun?

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About the author of Madness Behind the Method:

Dr. Joe Perez is a powerhouse in the IT and education worlds, with 40-plus years’ experience and a wealth of credentials to his name. From Business Intelligence Specialist at NC State University to Senior Systems Analyst/Team Leader at the NC Department of Health & Human Services (and fractional CTO at CogniMind), Perez is at the forefront of innovation and process improvement. A LinkedIn Top Voice in multiple topics with more than 17,000 LinkedIn followers and a worldwide reputation as keynote speaker, data management/analytics expert, and Amazon best-selling author with multiple #1 New Releases, Perez is a highly sought-after resource in his field. He speaks at many conferences each year, reaching audiences in over 20 countries and has been inducted into several prestigious Thought Leader communities. These accomplishments have earned him multiple top-ten influencer/thought leader rankings on Thinkers360 and being selected 2023 Gartner Peer Community Ambassador of the year. When he’s not working, Dr. Joe shares his musical talents and gives back to his community through his involvement in his church’s Spanish and military ministries.

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Dr. Joe Perez,
Team Lead / Senior Systems Analyst,
NC Department of Health and Human Services



Dr. Joe Perez ( Dr.Joe ) is also the Chief Technology Officer – CogniMind

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Dr. Joe Perez was selected as the 2023 Gartner Peer Community Ambassador of the Year.

Dr. Joe Perez is a truly exceptional professional who has left an indelible mark on the IT, health and human services, and higher education sectors. His journey began in the field of education, where he laid the foundation for his career. With advanced degrees in education and a doctorate that included a double minor in computers and theology, Joe embarked on a path that ultimately led him to the dynamic world of data-driven Information Technology.

In the early 1990s, he transitioned into IT, starting as a Computer Consultant at NC State University. Over the years, his dedication and expertise led to a series of well-deserved promotions, culminating in his role as Business Intelligence Specialist that capped his 25 successful years at NC State. Not one to rest on his laurels, Dr. Perez embarked on a new challenge in the fall of 2017, when he was recruited to take on the role of Senior Business Analyst at the NC Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS). His impressive journey continued with promotions to Senior Systems Analyst and Team Leader, showcasing his versatility and leadership capabilities.

In addition to his full-time responsibilities at DHHS, Joe assumed the role of fractional Chief Technology Officer at a North Carolina corporation in October 2020. A top-ranked published author with over 17,000 followers on LinkedIn and numerous professional certifications, he is a highly sought-after international keynote speaker, a recognized expert in data analytics and visualization, and a specialist in efficiency and process improvement.

Dr. Perez’s contributions have not gone unnoticed. He is a recipient of the IOT Industry Insights 2021 Thought Leader of the Year award and has been acknowledged as a LinkedIn Top Voice in multiple topics. He holds memberships in prestigious Thought Leader communities at Gartner, Coruzant Technologies, DataManagementU, Engatica, the Global AI Hub, and Thinkers360 (where he achieved overall Top 20 Thought Leader 2023 ranking in both Analytics and Big Data). His reach extends to more than twenty countries worldwide, where he impacts thousands through his speaking engagements.

Beyond his professional achievements, Joe’s passion for teaching remains undiminished. Whether as a speaker, workshop facilitator, podcast guest, conference emcee, or team leader, he continually inspires individuals to strive for excellence. He treasures his time with his family and is a gifted musician, singer, pianist, and composer. Joe also dedicates his skills as a speaker, interpreter, and music director to his church’s Hispanic ministry. He manages the publication of a widely recognized monthly military newsletter, The Patriot News, and is deeply committed to his community.

To maintain a balanced life, Perez is a regular at the gym, and he finds relaxation in watching Star Trek reruns. He lives by the philosophy that innovation is the key to progress, and he approaches each day with boundless energy and an unwavering commitment to excellence. His journey is a testament to the remarkable achievements of a truly exceptional individual.

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