“Lucky implies I didn’t do anything. Lucky implies something was given to me. Lucky implies that I was handed something I did not earn, that I did not work hard for. Gentle reader, may you never be lucky. I am not lucky. You know what I am? I am smart, I am talented, I take advantage of the opportunities that come my way and I work really, really hard. Don’t call me lucky. Call me a badass."
I liked and admired Shonda Rhimes before this book, but she was elevated to a whole other level after this book. This week’s book is from my ‘campfire story teller titan friend.’ I love listening to her so much, that I also have this book on audio for when I need some one to one time with Shonda!
In 'The Year of Yes - How to Dance It Out, Stand in the Sun and Be Your Own Person' Shonda Rhimes Chronicles how her life changed the year that she decided to say YES. This intimate, hilarious, heartfelt book allows us to get to get to know Shonda and inspires us to say YES to changing our lives for the better.
Shifting Perspectives is a weekly conversation with Yolande. Yolande, a Canadian of Caribbean descent, now calls the Turks and Caicos Islands home and in this podcast challenges Caribbean woman worldwide to fuel themselves with diversity in the way they think, the way they work, the way they parent and the way they live.