Fierce Optimism: Seven Secrets for Playing Nice and Winning Big

By Leeza Gibbons

Attitude will be attractive— a pragmatic and inspirational guide for using  kindness and positivity as a profitable strategy from Celebrity Apprentice champion, Hollywood veteran, and New York Times bestselling writer Leeza Gibbons.

We stay in a winner-take-all international, within which purely the hardest   thrive.  On the skin, from the lounge to the boardroom, it’s definitely no position for excellent.  Civility and kindness are often the rate of admission, and empowering communique is checked on the door.

Leeza Gibbons is a tradition changer who doesn’t “mess with mean.” She has fiercely redefined optimism, and used optimistic verbal exchange as an empowerment technique to win with category. She refuses to to sacrifice kindness as she has succeeded in getting forward. Working for decades in an excessive, frequently cruel that rewards novelty, ruthlessness, and the following large factor she has applied clever rules and excelled through savviness—without having to promote her soul or faux it.  

But redefining nice does not mean being a pushover. because the successful  contestant at the hit show Celebrity Apprentice, the previous host of Entertainment this night relied on her clean and genuine “no drama” mentality and clever strategies to outmaneuver the different contestants without disempowering them. in the course of the festival, Leeza stored her cool and, most significantly, remained actual to herself and her values. In this booklet, she finds the secrets and techniques of her years of luck and bares the tales and weak moments that ended in the place she is today. Her luck is facts that optimism works. you could play it your means and nonetheless win.

In Fierce Optimism Leeza combines tales from her personal existence and stories of different pioneering enterprise leaders with center ideas that others can follow to take them to the subsequent point of success:

•    interact optimism and kindness as your aggressive edge

•    See good fortune unshared as failure

•    Empower the crew, and you win 

•    Pay it ahead through mentoring others

•    Be transparently you

Filled with down-to-earth advice and empowering stories, Fierce Optimism makes transparent that with kindness, authenticity, and smart teamwork, you may be nice—and win.

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ACKNOWLEDGMENTS Gratitude is the engine that drives my existence, so attending to the tip of this e-book and having the ability to supply thank you is the best victory. this is an expression of my love for the folks who appear for me, show and tell me, release and problem me, guard me, love me, enable me sleep in, and convey me a latte or a chardonnay. Steven, i'd were content material to permit the recommendations on those pages exist different locations, anyplace except a publication, if now not for you. Your religion in me permits me to think in myself. i like you extra thoroughly on a daily basis. simply because we dream within the similar course, you frequently pluck my goals out of the clouds in my brain and cause them to actual prior to i will even say, “I want” or “I wish. ” How may possibly we have now created the attractive lifestyles we've got with out being fiercely dedicated to our optimism? thanks for figuring out the overdue nights whereas i used to be writing, which frequently became mornings with no my head ever touching the pillow beside you. My 3 young children are the best benefits ever given to a mom. Leksy, Troy, and Nate, i'm so pleased with you and so thankful that i've got the present of being your mother. you retain me guffawing, name me on my stuff, inspire me to possess my evaluations, and make allowance me to reside my fact. you're the starting place for my existence, my love, my needs, and my heart’s wish . . . all stuck up on your large hearts and your appealing smiles. i like you AFNMW. To Lacy Lynch, my extraordinary, soulful, supersmart agent and pal. “Never hand over” is tattooed in your center. thanks for indulging my insecurities and my impatience, and for bulldozing complete velocity forward towards profitable with integrity. We make an outstanding workforce. I struggle difficult. You struggle tougher. I’m thankful, Lacy. i discovered an ideal domestic for my message at Dey Street/HarperCollins. I’m thankful to Lynn Grady for seeing the worth during this booklet and for your crew, led through Julia Cheiffetz for directing the imaginative and prescient. thanks, Julia, for demanding me and aiding our route to e-book with self belief and adaptability. distinct thank-yous to Sean Newcott to your amazing, tireless paintings ethic, and to Beth Silfin and Joseph Poppa to your professionalism and encouragement. As i used to be accumulating up my tales on voice memos, thumb drives, and Post-it notes, grabbing evidence from outdated journals, and calling buddies from the earlier, it used to be Sarah Tomlinson who was once sitting correct throughout from me, assisting me arrange all of it into whatever that made experience. Sarah, nobody has a greater perspective or a greater method of paintings than you. What a excitement, thanks. To my amazing buddies who contributed to the booklet, i like you to your appealing help. To Andrea Ambandos, you're rock-steady in my existence. Our friendship has grown greater as we’ve grown older and my appreciation for you is unlimited. For my “Twisted Sister” Julie Kozak, your skill to develop and be genuine, frequently within the face of heartbreak and ache, jogs my memory how very important it really is to try for the braveness you might have. To Jeff Collins, you’re consistently the 1st individual to imagine i will be successful, even if it’s successful megastar Apprentice or being a very good mother.

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