How to Be a Bawse: A Guide to Conquering Life
- Publish Date: 2017-03-28
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Lilly Singh
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER â¢ From the 2017 Peopleâs Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the perfect graduation gift for every aspiringÂ bawseÂ whoâsÂ fought through it all and made it out the other side.
Lilly Singh isnât just a superstar. Sheâs Superwomanâwhich is also the name of her wildly popular YouTube channel. Funny, smart, and insightful, the actress and comedian covers topics ranging from relationships to career choices to everyday annoyances. Itâs no wonder sheâs garnered more than a billion views. But Lilly didnât get to the top by being luckyâshe had to work for it. Hard.
Now Lilly wants to share the lessons she learned while taking the world by storm, and the tools she used to do it. How to Be a Bawse is the definitive guide to conquering life. Make no mistake, there are no shortcuts to success, personal or professional. World domination requires real effort, dedication, and determination.Â Just consider Lilly a personal trainer for your lifeâwith fifty rules to get you in the game, including
â¢ Let Go of FOMO (Fear of Missing Out): Temptation will try to steer you away from your goals. FOMO is just a test of your priorities, a test that a bawse is ready to pass.
â¢ Be Nice to People: Treat niceness like an item on your daily to-do list. People will go out of their way to help and support you because you make them feel good.
â¢ Schedule Inspiration: Lack of motivation isnât permanent or a sign of weakness. Expect it and proactively schedule time to be creative.
â¢ Be the Dumbest: Challenge yourself by surrounding yourself with people who know more than you do. Itâs a vital way to learn and improve.
Told in Lillyâs hilarious, bold voice and packed with photos and candid stories from her journey to the top, How to Be a Bawse will make you love your life and yourselfâeven more than you love BeyoncÃ©. (Yes, we said it!)
WARNING: This book does not include hopeful thoughts, lucky charms, or cute quotes. Thatâs because success, happiness, and everything else you want in life need to be worked for, not wished for. In Lillyâs world, there are no escalators, only stairs. Get ready to climb.
Praise for How to Be a Bawse
âSingh segues from her inspirational and uber-watched YouTube videos to essays on how to become a bawse, that is, a supremely self-confident person. Sheâs been named one of Timeâs 2016 â30 Most Influential People on the Internet,â Varietyâs â10 Comics To Watch for 2016,â Forbesâs â30 Under 30,â Vogueâs â8 YouTube Stars That Are Taking Over the World,â and more.ââLibrary Journal
âLilly is a bona fide #girlboss, boss, and bawse. Her meteoric rise has come with so many incredible lessons that we are all lucky to have access to. This book is a must-have for the hustler in all of us.ââSophia Amoruso, founder and CEO, Girlboss