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Publisher's Summary

You Are a Badass is the self-help audiobook for people who desperately want to improve their lives but don't want to get busted doing it.

In this refreshingly entertaining how-to guide, best-selling author and world-travelling success coach Jen Sincero serves up 27 bite-size chapters full of hilariously inspiring stories, sage advice, easy exercises, and the occasional swear word, helping you to:

  • Identify and change the self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviours that stop you from getting what you want.
  • Create a life you totally love. And create it now.
  • Make some damn money already. The kind you've never made before.

By the end of You Are a Badass, you'll understand why you are how you are, how to love what you can't change, how to change what you don't love and how to use The Force to kick some serious ass.

©2013 Jen Sincero (P)2013 Tantor

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Blew Me Away

Thoroughly recommend this book to anyone who is striving to be all they can be.
Loved it so much, that I have just purchased 2 hard copies - one for myself and I know the universe will bring along someone who also needs to read it.
2017 is going to be an amazing year !!!
Now off to listen to it again 🙌🏽

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Nothing new

I'm guessing this book might be enjoyed by those in their early 20s. For me it was a bit of fun but really nothing new at all. I've heard pretty much most of the advice elsewhere. Also it seems to just be all thrown in together. No practical explanation on how to implement it... unless she does so at the very end. To be honest I didn't make it to the last couple of chapters. Lost interest. Jen does narrate well though if you are into her style of writing.

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Motivating and very funny

This book is full of gold.... Every chapter is so helpful in inspiring me to improve my life.
It's well written and well spoken at the perfect pace.
I lost track of how many times it made me laugh out loud.

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Thank you Jen

This book is exactly what I needed to believe I can have an amazing life, correction..*to believe that my amazing live already exists and is waiting for me. :) (as corny as that sounds it's 100% true haha)

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Life changing.

life changing is a perfect summary. I purchased the book and listened to it in 3 days, driving to and from work and while sitting at home working on anything else. very inspirational and honestly gave me a new mindset on life. I then waited a day or two and listened to it again. brilliant.

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Self help for beginners

Great book, ideal for anyone who might be sceptical of the personal development genre. Bite sized pieces of information are presented in a way that isn't 'preach-y'

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Transformed into bad-assery

I began listening to this book while considering a career change. While I was feeling stuck in a profession I’d try to excel in for 10 years (without huge success), I yearned to find something more creative with higher salaries promised and no expectations of unpaid overtime... Jen Sincero’s book helped me lift my head high and seek the change I wanted.

I’m Australian, so at times felt it was “very American”... However, I overlooked this as the content is accessible, often humorously out while also being hard hitting. It was a fun book to work through and I found myself returning to certain sections to get my ass kicked again.

Thanks Jen - I’ve now landed a job in a career I think I’ll love. I also managed to negotiate a higher salary and overtime is not expected, but if required will be paid or given in time in lieu... Career + life change ahoy!!!

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Modern, badass delivery of key self help must do's

She really hammers home alot of key points all the self help royalty have been delivering in a modern, simple and inspiring twist of her own story.

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The best!

This book is the ultimate in motivating. I absolutely loved it! So many points that really wake you up.

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best audio I've ever heard.<br />

Yes it's true I loved this book - illuminating, passionate and most of all humorous. Very easy to listen to - a captivating voice and message. Not ashamed to admit she made me cry - she really made me believe how awesome I am - probably for the 1st time in my life. Listen to it - it will be one of the most moving and enjoyable things you may ever do. Can't thank this 'bitch' enough.

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  • Mariia Buchenko
  • 03-08-2017

accurate tips+amazing personality of author

beyond awesome, hilarious (which makes you really remember examples and use them in every day life), accurately collected and systematized
steps in the way to the goal
simply written, which makes everything easy to understand and remember for anyone

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  • Patrick
  • 29-08-2017

Super basic

Important: 1. If you've already read/listened some books about self-help, this is not for you. This is super basic, and you'll be wasting your money/credits on this.
2. If you don't like this california "gal" way of speaking ("you knoooow?", "I mean, likeeee", "So I was like ahhh, and he was likeee yuck") don't waste your money/credits on this.
The combination of these two things made it a really bad experience for me. Still, I made it through to give a complete review: may work for you if this is your first contact with self-help, maybe if it's the second, after "The monk who sold his Ferrari" and other super basic stuff. It is topical, almost childish, "Universe will give you what you want" kind of thing. If you're into that, go ahead. If not, run.

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  • Wageedah S
  • 09-05-2018

It's Good

I love it! It's motivating and practical. Drives an age old message of success home while speaking to a younger crowd.

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  • A. Baker
  • 03-05-2018

Fab U Lous

This book is exactly what I needed to hear. It’s like The Secret, but much cooler and hipper. She relatable, it all feels very do-able, and it made me excited to start. In fact, I did start.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 11-04-2018

Wonderful ✌️✌️

Jen makes you question how you've been thinking all these years and how you realise you have been doing it all wrong :) I have just recently uprouted and moved to a new province, took 2 months off and started a new job that has ABSOLUTELY nothing to do with the industry I was in.... this was all planned out and this book lessoned my anxiety on the change and made me excited to tackle EVERYTHING head on ❤️❤️

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  • Anonymous User
  • 23-03-2018

Recommend every millennial to read this book! 100%

Excellent all the way through. My motivational to-go books of the year. Can't wait to re-read it again!

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  • Amazon Customer
  • 15-02-2018

loved this book

loved it a lot. So motivating.

give it a try. it's worth your time and money.

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  • Annie Armstrong
  • 09-02-2018

GAMECHANGER

Thank you, Jen. Thank you for pouring yourself into this book and beautiful, loving narration. One of the most inspiring books ever written. Ever!

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  • Ann Kathrin Granhus
  • 24-01-2018

good

I liked the audio a lot. MANY great tips and the way she talks was refreshing. I think there was so much stuff to grab, understand etc, that think I will hear the book again soon and I have ordered the actual book as well. To look up on now and then when I want/need badass inspiration. Thanks a lot for the sharings in this book!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 20-01-2018

Fabulous

Totally worth my money and my time... and I love the simplicity and fun in the way the author read the book... 😍 this is for anyone who want to live the best version of themselves..

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  • Devon Dolley
  • 16-03-2017

Absolutely spot on!

I have listened to many, many self help audios, read many books and learned a lot. My experience of books by women are they are too soft and floaty and I struggle to relate. However, this lady is amazing. Totally to the point, feisty, funny and most of all manages to blend a go getting, no nonsense attitude with a spiritual approach to life and using the law of Attraction.

It's all about clarity, going after what you want, being truthful with yourself and acting with integrity. Making changes we know we need to make and with Bad Ass attitude. Loved it. Oh and loving yourself and your life. I am going straight into my second listening now, this time with pen ready to list out my action points.

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  • m e n k
  • 26-04-2017

Good Book

I was a bit put of buying this book because of its brash title. I only bought it because it was recommend to me. However, I was pleasantly suprised at how much I enjoyed it. It gives good advice how to be the person you want to be. It is well worth listening to.

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  • 28-03-2017

Amazing! Can listen to it again and again...

I have just finished this audiobook and literally want to start listening to it again... amazingly written and read.

I feel empowered, confident and ready to get my act together to live the life I want to live and be exactly who I am and aspire to be.

Absolutely Brilliant.

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  • N. Stothert
  • 17-03-2017

Inspirational

Quite simply the most inspirational of all the books I've listened to, don't let this one pass you by, it will change your life.

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  • Stu H
  • 14-03-2017

wonderful book that really is helpful

i read many self improvement books and this was one of my favourites.

defintely worth reading or listening to.

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  • Darnell Smith
  • 15-02-2017

Same old stuff nothing new

Besides the clever title was a bit underwhelmed by this book. Don't think it offered anything new. Believe in yourself, the universe, stop making excuses and take action that about sums up the book. To me it was just another law of attraction book. Having said all that I liked some of the content and this book would be more suited to those just beginning a journey of self discovery. But would make a great read for first timers

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  • Samuel
  • 09-03-2017

great listen!!

awesome! I would highly recommended! uses great concepts for improving your life and is very entertaining!

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  • Andrew Orr
  • 03-02-2017

Think I've heard all this before....

This is pretty much lessons from many other self help books. If you've read the secret, the chimp paradox or the happiness advantage don't bother with this. If you've not read them, buy them instead!

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  • laraboo
  • 06-02-2017

American Clap Trap

Sorry I didn't like this book and whether I judged it harshly I don't know but I only listened to the first 3 chapters and that was enough the narrators voice is irritating to say the least and the story is full of Americanisms it isn't believable and it didn't help me unlike other self help books I've read .
I don't know why it has such good reviews and only bought it on the strength of that.

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  • Natasha
  • 12-03-2017

She is the badass !!

Amazing Audio / Book !! She has you laughing , crying , questioning yourself and therefore uncomfortably coming to the truth of the fact that we are Badass !! I am so honoured to have read this as this is what I wanted and needed to hear !! Totally recommend this book for anybody and I mean anybody that wants to move forward in there life but have someone speak it on your level !! Amen to Jen Sincero !!

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