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  • Applicable
  • Eloquent
  • Inspiring


Best-selling author and success coach Jen Sincero offers simple, practical, transformative and actionable advice to help you turn yourself into your “badassiest.” She urges you to learn what makes you happy and to pursue it relentlessly – as a matter of life or death. She says you’ll find that you can do more than you ever dreamed possible and overcome obstacles that will shock you and your friends. Sincero writes in a hip, exuberant style, albeit with salty language, and offers ample advice you can use immediately.

About the Author

Speaker and success coach Jen Sincero also wrote the best-selling You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth.


People turn to these manuals only when they face problems in their lives they don’t know how to solve or when they know they need to grow. Some readers may find it hard to embrace Sincero’s enthusiasm and stay with the flow. She writes as if all obstacles will disappear – which might be hard to accept if you face difficulties, but Sincero is always optimistic, sometimes perhaps more than seems credible. She offers the following insights and highlights:

Decide to create the life you want and do it.

You might have always had high ambitions for yourself in every way. You didn’t believe you were destined for an ordinary, humdrum life; you thought you were capable of creating an awesome life. And your life now really isn’t all that bad. You are nowhere near the bottom. You aren’t a homeless addict eating out of dumpsters. But when you reflect on your life, you feel bored. You’re just “going through the motions” in a life you know should be dazzling but isn’t. You want to change your life, but you don’t know what to do.

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