Number of page: 336
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Category: Biography & Autobiography
The mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder chronicles how saying YES for one year changed her life―and how it can change yours, too.With three hit shows on television and three children at home, the uber-talented Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say NO when an unexpected invitation arrived. Hollywood party
No. Speaking engagement
No. Media appearances
No. And there was the side-benefit of saying No for an introvert like Shonda: nothing new to fear. Then Shonda’s sister laid down a challenge: just for one year, try to say YES to the unexpected invitations that come your way. Shonda reluctantly agreed―and the result was nothing short of transformative. In Year of Yes, Shonda Rhimes chronicles the powerful impact saying yes had on every aspect of her life―and how we can all change our lives with one little word. Yes.
- A Google User
Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person From the creator of the hit TV series Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, and executive producer of How to Get Away With Murder, comes a powerful memoir and self-help book that promotes saying \”Yes!\” to life. In 2013, Rhimes’s sister challenged her over Thanksgiving meal prep, and Rhimes formed a dare for herself: an entire year of saying \”yes\” to the things that scared her. The results were
- A Google User
YEAR OF YES: How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person The queen of Thursday night TV delivers a sincere and inspiring account of saying yes to life.Rhimes, the brain behind hits like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal, is an introvert. She describes herself as a young girl, playing alone in the pantry, making up soap-opera script stories to act out with the canned goods. Speaking in public terrified her; going to events exhausted her. She was always busy
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The Year of Yes Loved loved loved
- Outlandish Curves
Full of awesome inspiration!
- Kia Riddick-Taylor
Thank you Shonda! Truthful. Insightful. Reflective.Yes!
- Kim Hickson
Unexpected Surprise!!! I love this book. Easy to read and follow along. But very entertaining and inspiring. She makes me want to come out my shell and say yes to everything and everybody I say no to. I want more from Shonda but Scandal will always be my favorite!!
- Micaella Martinez Grant
God Like reading how God got her Groove back. Just almighty and beyond expectation! Incredibly well written, I mean, of course and inspiring. I can see clearly now I can truly just go for it. Just do. I will share this with every female I can.
- Evaan Harris
Year of Yes
- Jessica Scoggins
My new all time favorite book. Inspiring and eye opening!
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