So here goes. If you are that good you'd make millions selling vs coaching. Nope this was a book for fans of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal. Great premise, horrible execution. Yes, it was cruel, we learn from Aubrey and Melody, who never get … No. Shonda Rhimes narrates the audio version of this book, which took this book to the next level for me. Simply put, I found this book to be shallow and surface-y, and superficial. I liked hearing Rhimes talk about her life in broad gestures, but that's all it was. Year of Yes Book Review. Profound, impassioned and laugh-out-loud funny, in Year of Yes Shonda Rhimes reveals how saying YES changed - and saved - her life. I want her to be my teacher. She takes a stand and chooses herself first in this wonderful accounting of her year of yes. Reviewed in the United States on October 24, 2016. I like the spirit behind this book and I like the author a lot, but I really disliked the tone of the writing. Enter the Year of Yes. So I didn't pick up, I would say I'm a 4 or 5 out of 10 on the Shonda-Rhimes-Television-Show-Enjoyment-Index-That-I-Just-Made-Up-Right-Now. HATED IT. Think of it as YOUR PLAY BOOK for the key conversations you have with sellers and buyers. And inspires readers everywhere to change their own lives with one little word: Yes. A Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want out of Life Bethenny Frankel, Touchstone, $24.99 (336p) ISBN 978-1-4391-8690-9 More By and About This Author I could her the characters she created coming to life and spinning off parts of Shonda. There's so much I want to say about this book but it appears I have no way to express myself. Kevin Ward, the Napoleon Hill of Real Estate! And yet here I am, really liking Shonda Rhimes' inspirational memoir. I don't write reviews often, but this guy deserves a huge thumbs up. (For those who have not read the book, that is the writing style she overuses throughout.) Talk about vulnerable. You want to live alone? One of those quick/nice treats that come in book form. Now streaming on: Powered by JustWatch "Yes, God, Yes" takes place in the dark ages of the early ‘aughts, where AOL chat rooms provided teens with sketchy flirtation possibilities, and if you had sexy urges when watching a video you had to manually rewind over and over again. For Pro's only is not a slogan or tag line, Reviewed in the United States on January 26, 2016. Simply put, I found this book to be shallow and surface-y, and superficial. It's a no-brainer, whether you are new to the business or need a bit of continuing education to keep you in the game. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. If you truly want to succeed in Real Estate, I strongly encourage you to get the book. In this poignant, hilarious and deeply intimate call to arms, Hollywood's most powerful woman, the mega-talented creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder and Catch, reveals how saying YES changed her life - and how it can change yours too. With Natalia Dyer, Timothy Simons, Wolfgang Novogratz, Francesca Reale. If internalized and put into action, they have given you a virtual blueprint for success. Very self centered and stream of thought based. I watched maybe two seasons of Grey's Anatomy and then stopped. Did you know she's a writer? I am apparently one of four people on earth who has never seen a single episode of Grey's Anatomy which puts me at a considerable disadvantage in receiving this book. With three hit shows on television and three children at home, Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say no when invitations arrived. More info: https://t.co/fB4cnOa0qz -Shonda's Squad pic.twitter.com/iJAdo1RfPK. No earth shattering revelations, not even a morsel to ponder more deeply. Helpful. I decided to 're-read' the book again from end to end and my only regret is that I didn't buy/read this book sooner! The world could use a teacher like her—eloquent, understanding, interesting, bold, and so very open-minded. No. The Book of YES In Kevin Ward's book, you will find the most powerful scripts in the real estate industry today. Yes! I would say I'm a 4 or 5 out of 10 on the Shonda-Rhimes-Television-Show-Enjoyment-Index-That-I-Just-Made-Up-Right-Now. I love love love this book. The book is practical and deep all at the same time. TIA. I felt exactly the same way about this audiobook. Today’s Paper ... Yes’” — a contemporary saga of two suburban New York families, which debuts this week at No. Her first book (out now from Simon & Schuster) details how her entire life changed when she committed to saying “yes” to everything for one year. And yet here I am, really liking Shonda Rhimes' inspirational memoir. Media appearances? Normalize your lives, people. She turns down invitations because she's terrified and wants to avoid attention. This book has exceeded my greatest expectations when it come to training and preparing you to succeed in real estate. Shonda Rhimes describes herself as an introvert who uses wine to get through difficult social situations. 5.0 out of 5 stars Simply the Best! This 4 minute Year Of Yes summary explains why sometimes others have to push you over the edge, why you should say yes more & what to do with compliments. Yes, he throws in his self-promotion and I see how some of people may get annoyed about it. Yes!! I don’t want to get married? It. elliott friesen. Start by marking “Year of Yes” as Want to Read: Error rating book. There is no wisdom given in this book that is unknown to people like me. She shares real instances of body image and stage fright, and breathed life into the woman behind the best Thursday night lineup. You can make 7 figures selling real estate so it’s obvious .... all BS. Don’t apologize. I worked for real estate companies who did not teach me how to get the business or handling opposition or objections from clients, which led me to losing listings to other agents. shows how small changes can make a big difference to your powers of persuasion—both at work and at home. I watched two seasons of Scandal and then gave it up. She is. And rewrite it. She turns down invitations because she's terrified and wants to avoid attention. Reviewed in the United States on October 21, 2016. I couldn’t refuse. She is such a lovely role model and friend! Kevin preaches no BS, and he is exactly that. Reviewed in the United States on July 12, 2019, Nothing original. Chabán is a best-selling … Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published I loved the content, but I personally had trouble getting paster her writing style - again, I'm not familiar with her writing from her shows, but it often felt just a little bit cringy. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in, Reviewed in the United States on August 24, 2016. As reviewed by John McWhorter. Tweet. How do they write a book that doesn't just make you hate them for all the great stuff they have in their life? If you’re tired of the same old sales scripts or if you’ve done away with them all together, I know how you feel because I’ve been there. Is there anyone out there who doesn’t think Shonda Rhimes is something special? Francis Gleeson and Brian Stanhope, rookie cops in the NYPD, live next door to each other outside the city. I watched maybe two seasons of Grey's Anatomy and then stopped. Ok so I know this review is more of a personal vendetta than an actual reflection of the book itself, but I had to stop reading 5 minutes in when she criticized the idea of being "a quiet librarian in Ohio." This information about Ask Again, Yes shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's membership magazine, and in our weekly "Publishing This Week" newsletter. Reviewed in the United States on November 5, 2016. Kevin has brought the same level of greatness (and I believe his book will become a similar classic) to the field of Real Estate. How does someone who has it all inspire you? I hated this book. by Simon & Schuster Ltd. It's still something I'm working on so this is great motivation! You want to love someone? There is no wisdom given in this book that is unknown to people like me. I did not come away with any inspiration or motivation. I won’t. And to an introvert like Shonda, who describes herself as 'hugging the walls' at social events and experiencing panic attacks before press interviews, there was a particular benefit to saying no: nothing new to fear. I watched a few episodes of How to Get Away with Murder and then never watched any more. To calculate the overall star rating and percentage breakdown by star, we don’t use a simple average. Don’t ever feel less than. Yes Summary. Reviewed in the United States on October 18, 2018. Today I d like to share some thoughts on Peter Block and his 2002 book: The Answer to How is Yes. The main thing is to love who you are and not to worry about who you are supposed to be. Wipe the slate clean. She's arguably the biggest thing in television, running her own production company, and while she's a single mom, she's got a nanny, a support system, and plenty of money. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Honestly speaking, I started reading the book, however, once I got to the scripts section and beyond I skimmed through the rest and put it in my bookshelf and didn't look at it till a couple weeks later. I did come away. So, she decides to say yes to everything that scares her. Napoleon Hill and the other great masters of Success Motivation and Positive Thinking laid the groundwork years ago on how your mind and actions can bring you the success that you desire. No earth shattering revelations, not even a morsel to ponder more deeply. If you can sell you won’t be coaching . Reviewed by Aimee Byrd. Once I adjusted to that rhythm, I couldn't get enough - many. These elements are far more interesting, in their own way, than the ones around the book is structured, the “yes” moments, which tend to be about saying yes to things such as Oprah interviews. “I am not lucky. I've learned through thi, Reviewed in the United States on October 19, 2016. Shonda Rhimes is the writer and producer of several popular TV shows, including "Grey's Anatomy," "Scandal" and "How to Get Away With Murder." Year of Yes ~ Book Review By Jackie Lee | February 19, 2016 - 11:10 am | Book Reviews. Inseparable identical twin sisters ditch home together, and then one decides to vanish. The word of the week is Gratitude. Yeah I do feel like we've become friends through this book, she writes with such a personal touch, like she really wants to inspire and connect with others through her Year of Yes experience :) one thing I absolutely love is that I don't feel like she's /praising/ one side of social behavior - she talks about the joys of saying YES to things more, which often includes daring social public activities, but she also loves and sees the joy of 'introversion', to kick back at home with your closest loved ones. This is my first year as an agent and made so many mistakes. I do not like many memoirs. I'm impressed! What is Yes You Can? Rhimes expresses herself through characters that she has drawn on television. Welp. I was slow to warm to this book - I loved the idea of the topic and enjoy Rhimes' work on television, but initially found her writing to be too casual and chatty to really hold my attention. While Jamie likes the idea of getting out of the house and away from the planning for his sister's bat mitzvah, the thought of talking with perfect strangers fills him with horror. As an actual quiet librarian living in Ohio, all I have to say is: what's wrong with that?! How does someone who has it all inspire you? I wasn't going to say anything about this book because I abandoned it. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. On the one hand it offers a forceful and persuasive criticism of much traditional negotiating behavior. The most effective real estate scripts in the industry if you're willing to go pro. This book is so ballsy. In other memoirs that were hugely successful to me as a reader (e.g. How To Be An Antiracist By Ibram X. Kendi One World, 2019, $27, 320 pages. Even if you're not looking for particular advice on a thing, like me, read it too. Rhimes is confessional and funny, writing with a wit and rhythm that probably works best when read aloud (of course, she writes for TV!). Shockingly, the problems of a zillionaire TV mogul and my problems have zero overlap. In their revolutionary book Getting to Yes: Negotiating Agreement Without Giving In (Penguin, 3rd edition, 2011), Roger Fisher, William Ury, and Bruce Patton introduced the world to the possibilities of mutual-gains negotiation, or integrative negotiation. Shonda Rhimes narrates the audio version of this book, which took this book to the next level for me. Because we can always do with more self-encouragement and love from others, and Shonda Rhimes gives that here! To see what your friends thought of this book. I left a negative comment based on what I read, which the publisher then deleted. Call me a badass.”, “There is no list of rules. Read 7,099 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This was everything I needed to hear/read ❣️, Reviewed in the United States on March 13, 2019. I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way and I work really, really hard. I watched a few episodes of How to Get Away with Murder and then never watched any more. Did you hear me? Oddly, I found the passages where she talks about being a parent to be the most powerful. It. If anyone needs an inspirational self-help kinda read, whatever your main struggle in life, this book will help make you feel so much better. And I do not like many inspirational books. Just a copy of Mike Ferry scripts. While she certainly didn't share any tough childhood experiences, or struggles. I chose a different book, and when it came time to read it, I couldn’t bring myself to do it. On Yes' first two albums, Yes (1969) and Time and a Word (1970), the quintet was mostly searching for a sound on which they could build, losing one of their original members -- guitarist Peter Banks-- in the process.Their third time out proved the charm -- The Yes Album constituted a de facto second debut, introducing the sound that would carry them forward across the next decade or more. A self-described introvert, she realized she was always turning down opportunities to attend gatherings because she would rather stay home with her kids or just keep working. She's arguably the biggest thing in television, running her own production company, and while she's a single mom, she's got a nanny, a support system, and plenty of money. No fairy tales. She repeats herself SOOOOOOO much. I'm kind of torn here because I see the value in this book, but it wasn't my cuppa. I'm a divorced single parent trying to make waves in a new career and scraping through to get food on the table. Such as certain stereotypical tropes she's had Cyrus and Oliver play out. No. Am very grateful! It is so crucial to communication, it will teach you what to say and how to say it in a positive way that will cause a client to work with you, Not against you. (I'm not bragging or anything—I'm just not a big TV watcher.) I just felt like: get to the point already. (For those who have not read the book, that is the writing style she overuses throughout.) OMG! It suggests a variety of negotiating techniques that are both clever and likely to facilitate effective negotiation. Don’t explain. In s… Hollywood party? Along with the scripts you will find tactical notes on how to use the script, why it works, and when to modify the script for various situations. The Book in One Sentence. Getting to YES is a puzzling book. Honestly Shonda, making a gay character HIV positive for a one-night stand is such a tacky and dated storyline that it belongs back in the 80s. [While she also lauds herself for her diversity choices in her shows, I'd like to take a minute to tell her to not be so quick to pat herself on the back when it comes to some LGBT character choices that are quite cringe-worthy. Even before you open the cover to The Answer to How is Yes you realize that you re in for a new perspective. I'd still recommend it especially if you are a fan of her work. People who love Shonda Rhimes but like reading humanistic memoirs. While she certainly didn't share any tough childhood experiences, or struggles. It was funny, honest, and entertaining non the less. Rhimes expresses herself through cha. 'Ask Again, Yes' Review: Mary Beth Keane's Modestly Magnificent Family Drama Mary Beth Keane's novel opens in 1973 New York and follows two rookie cops … She's a writer. I loved the content, but I personally had trouble getting paster her writing style - again, I'm not familiar with her writing from her shows, but it often felt just a little bit cringy. At first glance, I'm not the obvious audience for this book: I've never seen even a single episode of one of Shonda Rhimes's shows. Don’t get me wrong, there are many good teachers at my uni, but Shonda Rhimes has so much to say and such a fantastic way of expressing herself. In this poignant, hilarious, and deeply intimate call to arms, Hollywood’s most powerful woman, the mega-talented creator of Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder reveals how saying YES changed her life—and how it can change yours too. She managed to inspire and give hope for those that don't dream, but do. In this poignant, hilarious and deeply intimate call to arms, Hollywood's most powerful woman, the mega-talented creator of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal and executive producer of How to Get Away with Murder and Catch, reveals how saying YES changed her life - and how it can change yours too. I'm a divorced single parent trying to make waves in a new career and scraping through to get food on the table. With three hit shows on television and three children at home, Shonda Rhimes had lot. She managed to inspire and give hope for those that don't dream, but do. 1. Don’t have one. The only thing I didn't like was that it was a bit confusing and hard to follow- like it seemed out of order, but once I got to reading the method a couple of times and understood the method it was easy to grasp. So: nope. Where do I start? 3.5/5 - Although I've never seen any of Shonda Rhimes's TV shows, I picked this up excited to hear how an introvert flipped the switch to say yes to so many terrifying (yet exciting) opportunities. One foot in front of the other. Find book reviews, essays, best-seller lists and news from The New York Times Book Review. Welcome back. If anyone needs an inspirational self-help kinda read, whatever your main struggle in life, this book will help make you feel so much better. Happiness comes from living as you need to, as you want to. She's a writer. October 20th 2016 She is such a lovely role model and friend! She shares real instances of body image and stage fright, and breathed life into the woman behind. Directed by Karen Maine. One night, graduate student Katie Russell overhears sounds of a … I watched two seasons of Scandal and then gave it up. You will make it.”, Has anyone found Book Club questions/guides for this book? Be your own narrator. After putting it down for a few days, I picked it up again and found that I read half the book in one sitting. H. I do not like many memoirs. Initially I had my doubts. Book Title: Yes Means Yes: A Novel Author : Steven M. Wells Genre: Crime and Suspense A young woman’s quest for justice on behalf of her friend forms the backbone of this compelling novel by author Steven M. Wells. However, we are all influenced by our upbringing, culture, and simply by being emotional humans. Speaking engagement? I have read dozens of books on real estate, self-improvement, sales, marketing, and the list goes on, and I can say that this is by far the most straight-forward, no BS kick in the butt book I've read. Refresh and try again. I am a agent who was fresh off the streets with no real estate knowledge at all.I didn't know anything. I bought this book because I've been watching Kevin Ward's Youtube videos for a couple months now. 2016: What People Born in the 1980s Have Read in 2016, This Time Together: Laughter and Reflection, Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person, Folder #3 Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes 100% Complete, Folder #2 Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes 50% Chapter 9 Yes to Joining the Club page 165, Book 2 - Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes, 96 Books Sharing the Joy, Love, and Adventures of Black Lives. A bit about The Best Yes. Nope this was a book for fans of Grey's Anatomy and Scandal. When people feel uncertain about a course of action, they tend to look outside themselves and to other people around them to guide what they do. Shonda Rhimes' heartfelt memoir about the power of embracing who you are and having the courage to set aside what you are not. 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