How to Be A Bawse

How to Be A Bawse

A Guide to Conquering Life

Book - 2017 | First edition.
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"From the 2017 People's Choice Award winner for Favorite YouTube Star comes the definitive guide to being a bawse: a person who exudes confidence, hustles relentlessly, and smiles genuinely because he or she has fought through it all and made it out the other side. Lilly Singh isn't just a superstar. She's Superwoman--which 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. It's no wonder she's garnered more than a billion views. But Lilly didn't get to the top by being lucky--she 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 ..."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Ballantine Books, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9780425286463
Branch Call Number: 792.028 SINGH
Characteristics: xii, 311 pages : color illustrations ; 24 cm
Alternative Title: Guide to conquering life


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IISuperwomanII writes a book, and it's every bit as hilarious and insightful as her YouTube channel.

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Apr 23, 2021

I have watched Lilly Singh on YouTube since she started and I have always admired her for being able to express herself so confidently, when she came out with How To Be A Bawse I just had to pick up a copy. The book is very insightful into how Lilly thinks which is what I like most about it. I like hearing the thought processes behind actions, and I am always a sucker for these kinds of novels. Singh knows how to grab and hold people's attention and she did in this book, with exciting language to keep readers interested and thinking. Reading Lilly Singh’s guide made me think of my own life and what exactly I want to change and how I would like to evolve. 4 Stars-@peink of the Hamilton Public Library's Teen Review Board

princessilla16 Jun 24, 2020

This is an excellent book packed with wonderful insights, it has shorts and easy to read chapters.

Feb 04, 2020

So inspiring!

Sep 04, 2019

I thought this book was very inspiring and different
I gave this book five stars because of how much depth she put into it. I recommended this book to high schoolers.

Nov 21, 2018

It is a precious self-help book. Each chapters are short and to the point. Overall, this was a quick and simple read.

Oct 15, 2018

This book is absolutely amazing! I love it so much and plan on buying it. It really has inspired me - she is such a down-to-earth individual and I finished the Audiobook in one day - which she narrates the book herself and it's AWESOME.

Highly recommend!

May 15, 2018

Fun, lighthearted read that is all inspiration to work, follow your dreams, to achieve, to 'hustle', to be your own version of a Bawse.

She's quite the powerhouse of motivation yet the writing is not at all like many others on business. It is not monotonous or droning on. It's upbeat, modern language with lots of slang, easy to read little clippets of stories and thoughts.

If you want to are are starting a business, this is a good book to pick up.

Feb 04, 2018

Bawse is a way of life, according to YouTube Lilly Singh, and her followers on social media will like her silliness and straight forwardness in this book about how to succeed in life, both personally and professionally.

Jan 27, 2018

I decided to read Lilly Singh's book after it won first place in the 2017 Goodreads Awards Non-fiction category. Although I don't follow Lilly and haven't watched her videos, I'm glad that I chose to read her book, which offers very practical advice on accomplishing your goals and becoming the best version of yourself. I even completed the activities at the end of chapters 8, 24, and 46 because each of these chapters resonated with me in a unique way. However, I'd be lying if I said that the rest of the book didn't.

This is a book that I would have love to have read during my senior year of college; maybe even as early as my junior year. What I appreciate about How To Be A Bawse is that Lilly doesn't try to convince you to be someone that you're not, but rather gives you the building blocks for becoming successful in your own way; while also challenging you to look within at what is holding you back from becoming who you are meant to be. Although she & I are the same age, I took a lot away from her book and have already recommended it to other people.

Dec 21, 2017

This book was okay. While Lilly gives some good life advice she becomes repetitive.

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Dec 27, 2018

"Even though we need to survive sometimes, we shouldn't get too comfortable in our life jackets."

Feb 04, 2018

"Think of discomfort as currency- it's the price you pay to learn some pretty crucial things."


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