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    • ISBN:9780349417486
    • Publication date:06 Jul 2017
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Maybe It's You

Cut the Crap. Face Your Fears. Love Your Life.

By Lauren Handel Zander

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Maybe It's You picks up where You Are a Badass leaves off - it's a no-nonsense, practical manual to help readers figure out not just what they want out of life, but how to actually get there.

What's standing in the way of your best life? It's not your boss, your mother or your metabolism. Maybe it's you.

Lauren Handel Zander knows that people are hungry for results-oriented, no-nonsense advice. Someone to tell it to them straight. To give them not only inspiration to change, but a step-by-step plan to get it done. That's what she's done for tens of thousands of clients at Handel Group with her take-no-prisoners brand of radical personal accountability - a proven program that has worked for bestselling authors, top businesspeople, award-winning artists . . . and now, you.

In Maybe It's You, you will finally and forever learn to:

*Cut the crap about being 'true to yourself', when you don't have a clue who that is.
*Tell the truth and nothing but your truth.
*Manage the head you call home.
*Get good at keeping promises to yourself.
*Find your sense of humour. Yes, it's missing.

Whether you want to find love, succeed at work, fix a fractured relationship, or lose weight, Maybe It's You will offer a road map to help you finally get there.

Biographical Notes

Lauren Handel Zander is a life coach, university lecturer, and public speaker. As Co-Founder and Chairman of Handel Group, an international corporate consulting and private coaching company, she has coached countless private clients: professors, politicians, award-winning artists, and Fortune 500 CEOs. The Handel Method has been taught at MIT, Stanford University, NYU, and in the New York City Public School System. Lauren has also led seminars and conferences all over the world and has contributed to The New York Times, Forbes, Self, Women's Health, Vogue, Marie Claire, Elle, and The Huffington Post.

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  • ISBN: 9780349417493
  • Publication date: 12 Jul 2018
  • Page count: 256
  • Imprint: Piatkus
Profound and enlightening. Will also make you smile and laugh. And, most importantly, if taken seriously, it can be transformative. You'll be recommending it to your family and friends — Marc Wais, senior vice president for student affairs, New York University
Lauren Zander has taught me important lessons required to live a life with the most integrity, the most success, and, most importantly, the most fun. My business is killing it, my personal life is the best it's ever been, and my social life is fully loving. Lauren has forced me to face myself over and over again until I am happy — Miki Agrawal, CEO and co-founder of THINX and author of Do Cool Sh*t
Lauren has changed my life. People say that kind of thing all the time . . . but this is the real deal. I can flat-out say that I have never been happier, more fulfilled, or more certain and excited about the path ahead of me. Nor have I had more FUN! Lauren's method is a gift that is now available to everyone — Hugh Jackman, Academy Award-nominated actor
Change takes work! I'm so glad that there is a book that doesn't sugarcoat anything . . . This book is only for people who are ready for change and to face everything holding them back. You're not alone; I'm on the journey too! — Michelle Williams, Destiny’s Child
Lauren and her method have helped me rewrite my inner dialogue, connect deeply to my family, and evolve my excuses so I can be the partner, the mother, the daughter, the sister and the teacher I've always dreamed I could be — Elena Brower, author of The Art of Attention
Lauren Zander is a unique talent with unique insight into the human condition. I have seen her method transform dozens of students over more than a decade of teaching at my university. Now this important work can reach the mass audience it deserves - transforming readers across the world — David Mindell, professor of aeronautics and astronautics, MIT
Lauren has changed my life. People say that kind of thing all the time . . . but this is the real deal. I can flat-out say that I have never been happier, more fulfilled, or more certain and excited about the path ahead of me. Nor have I had more FUN! Lauren's method is a gift that is now available to everyone — Hugh Jackman
Change takes work! I'm so glad that there is a book that doesn't sugarcoat anything . . . This book is only for people who are ready for change and to face everything holding them back. You're not alone; I'm on the journey too! — Michelle Williams, Destiny's Child
Lauren Zander has taught me important lessons required to live a life with the most integrity, the most success, and most importantly - the most fun. My business is killing it, my personal life is the best it's ever been, and my social life is fully loving. Lauren has forced me to face myself over and over again until I am happy — Miki Agrawal, CEO and cofounder of THINX and author of Do Cool Sh*t
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