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The Best Advice I Ever Got : Lessons from Extraordinary Lives (Reprint)
The Best Advice I Ever Got : Lessons from Extraordinary Lives (Reprint)
Publisher : Random House Inc
Published Date : 2012/04
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 9780812982589

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Book Description
Source: ENG
Academic Descriptors: A37384000
Academic Level: Extracurricular
Review:
Kirkus Reviews 2011 April #2
Baker & Taylor Forecast - March 2012
LJ Reviews 2011 May #2
Baker and Taylor Meditations Spring 2012
Table of Contents
 
Introduction: Born on a Sunny Day                  xvii
Foreword: Spreading the American Dream             xxix
          Dr. Irving A. Fradkin
  PART 1 YOU'VE GOTTA HAVE MOXIE
        On Courage and Self-Confidence
    Life Is Not a Recipe                           4   (5)
          Mario Batali
    Ask, and Ye Shall Receive                      9   (2)
          Gail Collins
    Don't Be Your Own Worst Enemy                  11  (5)
          Bill Cosby
    Courage Is the Ultimate Career Move            16  (2)
          Anna Quindlen
    Beware of Fear                                 18  (1)
          Helen Mirren
    A Lot of Greek Chutzpah                        19  (2)
          Arianna Huffington
    Develop Your Own Brand of Self-Confidence      21  (3)
          David L. Calhoun
    Fortune Favors the Bold                        24  (3)
          George Lopez
    Don't Be Afraid of Being Afraid                27  (1)
          Maria Shriver
    What's the Worst That Could Happen?            28  (2)
          Susan Stroman
    Be Lucky                                       30  (4)
          Tony Hsieh
  PART 2 THE BANK OF EXPERIENCE
        On Hard Work and Tenacity
    It's Not About the Forty Seconds               34  (2)
          Apolo Ohno
    Pay Attention!                                 36  (1)
          Chelsea Handler
    The Real Eighty Percent                        37  (2)
          Michael Bloomberg
    Be Humbled by What You Don't Know              39  (2)
          Jeff Immelt
    Know Everything You Can                        41  (1)
          Donald J. Trump
    No Job Is Small                                42  (1)
          Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
    Always Do Your Best                            43  (2)
          Jimmy Carter
    Learn How to Listen                            45  (1)
          Larry King
    In Good Times and in Bad                       46  (2)
          Muhtar Kent
    The Hardest-Working Guy in Showbiz             48  (1)
          Ryan Seacrest
    Determination Makes the Difference             49  (1)
          Robin Roberts
    Listen and Learn                               50  (4)
          Steven Spielberg
  PART 3 NEVER GIVE IN
        On Pluck and Perseverance
    Use Adversity as an Opportunity                54  (2)
          Drew Brees
    Fall Down and Get Back Up                      56  (2)
          Michelle Kwan
    You Don't Have the Luxury of Negative          58  (2)
    Thought
          Christina Applegate
    Face History and Make History                  60  (2)
          Ken Chenault
    You Were Just Having Trouble                   62  (2)
          Matthew McConaughey
    You Quit, You Fail                             64  (1)
          Morgan Freeman
    Against Apparent Odds, Never Give Up           65  (2)
          Raul de Molina
    Fail Better                                    67  (2)
          Tavis Smiley
    Life Is Unfair                                 69  (5)
          Valerie Plame
  PART 4 BE UNREASONABLE
        On Passion and Dreams
    Think About What Is Valuable                   74  (1)
          Biz Stone
    Get Excited About Your Life                    75  (3)
          "Dr. Phil" McGraw
    The Question                                   78  (2)
          Alicia Keys
    Follow Your Bliss                              80  (1)
          Barbara Walters
    If You Love Doing It, You'll Be Very Good      81  (2)
    at It
          Ina Garten
    "Here Is Life ..."                             83  (2)
          Joyce Carol Oates
    Get Off the Sidelines!                         85  (1)
          Chris Evert
    Trust Your Gut                                 86  (1)
          Hugh Jackman
    Oh, Miss Midler                                87  (2)
          Marc Shaiman
    I Don't Want to Be Reasonable                  89  (2)
          Matt Goldman
    Inspiration Lives in Unexpected Places         91  (2)
          Phil Stanton
    Be an Untouchable, Do What You Love            93  (3)
          Thomas Friedman
    Commit with Your Whole Heart                   96  (1)
          Wynton Marsalis
    Life by Design                                 97  (5)
          Vera Wang
  PART 5 MINUTE PARTICULARS
        On Doing What's Right
    Momo's Rules                                   102 (2)
          Bob Schieffer
    Real Success                                   104 (1)
          General Ray Odierno
    Through Other Eyes                             105 (1)
          Rania Al Abdullah
    Be Open to Other People                        106 (2)
          Jay Leno
    Top Ten Pieces of Advice I Just Made Up for    108 (2)
    Myself---See If Any Help You
          Gloria Steinem
    Never Play Hide-and-Seek with the Truth        110 (2)
          Madeleine K. Albright
    Be Polite                                      112 (3)
          Nia Vardalos
    Do What Is Right, Not What Is Easy             115 (5)
          Suze Orman
    Take Time to Know Yourself                     120 (1)
          Beyonce
    Take Time to Really Listen                     121 (2)
          Mehmet Oz
    Remember Where You Come From                   123 (1)
          Kevin
          Joe
          Nick Jonas
    Do the Best You Can                            124 (1)
          Sheryl Crow
    Be a Skeptic, Not a Cynic                      125 (2)
          Thomas Friedman
    Do Unto Others                                 127 (5)
          Whoopi Goldberg
  PART 6 DON'T LET THE TURKEYS GET YOU DOWN
        On Rejection and Resilience
    Don't Give Up, Just Lie                        132 (3)
          Kathryn Stockett
    Don't Turn on Your Greatest Asset              135 (2)
          Malcolm Gladwell
    Don't Listen to Can't                          137 (1)
          Davis Guggenheim
    Smize ... with Your Booty                      138 (3)
          Tyra Banks
    Angela's Asterisks                             141 (1)
          Salman Rushdie
    It Doesn't Matter Where You Start              142 (1)
          Colin Powell
    Never Read Your Own Reviews                    143 (1)
          Laura Linney
    Gather the Good Things                         144 (1)
          Martha Stewart
    Sadness                                        145 (1)
          M. Night Shyamalan
    Push Beyond Prejudice                          146 (6)
          Soledad O'Brien
  PART 7 EVERYONE NEEDS A CHEERLEADER
        On Mentors and Encouragement
    Thank You, Colonel Shaki                       152 (2)
          Christiane Amanpour
    Willard's Way                                  154 (2)
          Al Roker
    Have Faith, Not Fear                           156 (2)
          Wes Moore
    The Power of Words                             158 (2)
          Alex Rodriguez
    My Other (Less Neurotic) Half                  160 (2)
          Curtis Sittenfeld
    In Defense of Class Clowns                     162 (2)
          Jay Leno
    Curb Your Enthusiasm, Please                   164 (1)
          Larry David
    Get Over Yourself                              165 (2)
          Ellen Levine
    Hurry Up and Take Your Time                    167 (3)
          Craig Ferguson
    You Never Stop Learning                        170 (2)
          Maria Elena Salinas
    Not Going Through It ... Growing Through It    172 (2)
          Mo'Nique
    The Sky's the Limit                            174 (6)
          Melinda Gates
  PART 8 LOOK OUTSIDE YOURSELF
        On Commitment and Contribution
    Do Something Lasting                           180 (3)
          Ken Burns
    Commit to Something Bigger Than Yourself       183 (2)
          Jacqueline Novogratz
    Empathy Opens Doors                            185 (4)
          Meryl Streep
    Not Every Path Should Be Linear                189 (2)
          John Wood
    Give of Yourself                               191 (1)
          Lisa Ling
    Everything You Need Is Everything You Have     192 (2)
          Maggie Doyne
    Giving Is Living                               194 (2)
          Mitch Albom
    Be Grateful                                    196 (1)
          Michael J. Fox
    You're Sitting on a Winning Lottery            197 (2)
    Ticket---Invest It Wisely
          Scott Case
    Be a Good Citizen                              199 (4)
          William J. Clinton
  PART 9 WHAT BOATS ARE BUILT FOR
        On Taking Risks and Seeking Opportunity
    Be True to Yourself                            203 (3)
          Ellen DeGeneres
    Find Your Next Adventure                       206 (2)
          Condoleezza Rice
    Sometimes You Gotta Go Off Course              208 (2)
          Matt Lauer
    Be Comfortable with the Uncomfortable          210 (2)
          General David H. Petraeus
    Run Fast, but Don't Run Scared                 212 (3)
          Fareed Zakaria
    Opportunity Will Find You                      215 (2)
          Indra Nooyi
    Life Is a Series of Happy Accidents            217 (1)
          Jane Lynch
    When There Isn't a Right Choice                218 (2)
          Marissa Mayer
    Say Yes                                        220 (1)
          Eric Schmidt
    Make Your Own Path                             221 (1)
          Maya Angelou
    A Cold Bucket of Water                         222 (3)
          Ruth J. Simmons
    Yes ... and That's the Word                    225 (1)
          Stephen Colbert
    Take Chances                                   226 (3)
          Steve Martin
  PART 10 FIND THE JOY
        On Wisdom and Happiness
    Wisdom You Can Eat                             229 (2)
          Jimmy Kimmel
    Dare to Be Happy                               231 (3)
          Jane Aronson
    Advice I Wish I'd Taken                        234 (2)
          Julie Bowen
    Don't Miss Out on Life                         236 (1)
          David Axelrod
    Marry Your Conscience                          237 (2)
          Jay Leno
    Find Your Magic                                239 (2)
          Jorge Ramos
    What I've Learned from Elmo                    241 (1)
          Kevin Clash
    Feast on Your Life                             242 (2)
          Rosario Dawson
    Ten Ways to Avoid Mucking Up the World Any     244 (3)
    Worse Than It Already Is
          Russell Baker
    Positive Energy Is the New Pink                247 (2)
          Wendy Walker
    But mostly, have a really fun time             249 (3)
          Eric Stonestreet
  PART 11 A LAGNIAPPE
        As They Say in New Orleans, a Little
        Something Extra
    Open the Door and Let the Light In             252 (3)
          Billy Joel
    Learn Something Every Day                      255 (1)
          Tony Bennett
    Own Your Track                                 256 (3)
          Anna Maria Chavez
    My Business Is to Sing                         259 (3)
          Renee Fleming
    Dream Big and Don't Be Afraid to Tell          262 (1)
    Everybody About It
          Regis Philbin
  CONCLUSION: Doing the Best We Can                263 (4)
      Before I Die                                 264 (3)
          Edmund N. Carpenter II
Acknowledgments                                    267 (2)
Source Notes/Permissions Acknowledgments           269