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Author: Shonda Rhimes
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document : Biography   Computer File : English : First Simon & Schuster hardcover editionView all editions and formats
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With three hit shows on television and three children at home, 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Autobiographies
Biography
People
Named Person: Shonda Rhimes; Shonda Rhimes
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Shonda Rhimes
ISBN: 9781476777092 1476777098 9781476777122 1476777128
OCLC Number: 910856412
Awards: Commended for Books for a Better Life (Motivational) 2016
Description: xxii, 311 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 19 cm
Contents: 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. With three hit shows on television and three children at home, Shonda Rhimes had lots of good reasons to say no when invitations arrived. Hollywood party? No. Speaking engagement? No. Media appearances? No. 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. Then came Thanksgiving 2013, when Shonda's sister Delorse muttered six little words at her: You never say yes to anything. Profound, impassioned and laugh-out-loud funny, in Year of Yes Shonda Rhimes reveals how saying YES changed --
and saved --
her life. And inspires readers everywhere to change their own lives with one little word: Yes.
Responsibility: Shonda Rhimes.

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The mega-talented creator of Grey's Anatomyand Scandalchronicles how accepting a challenge to say YES for one year changed her life.  Read more...

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"You'll want to standup and cheer when she takes control, remakes her life, and learns to loveherself."--Buzzfeed.com "Brilliant...a peek into Rhimes' wise, funny, surprisingly candid brain, which Read more...

 
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