A Place of Yes: 10 Rules for Getting Everything You Want Out of Life

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Overview

The four-time New York Times bestselling author, talk show host, and “Mommy Mogul” Bethenny Frankel takes us on an empowering journey in A Place of Yes.

Bethenny Frankel’s no-nonsense, tell-it-like-it-is personality won over countless fans, and made her a nationally bestselling author and the star of her own hit Bravo show Bethenny Getting Married? Now Bethenny opens up and shares the obstacles she overcame and the great success she has enjoyed while discovering how to approach life from “A Place of Yes.” Bethenny’s path was not always clear as she overcame a difficult childhood, failed relationships, entrepreneurial efforts that never quite got off the ground, and lifelong money struggles. To deal with these challenges, Bethenny developed ten rules for pursuing her goals with authenticity and drive, including:

· Find your truth: Dig deep inside and figure out what is authentic for you, not anybody else.
· Act on it: You don’t have to have a master plan. But unless you do something, you’ve done nothing.
· Everything’s your business: Treat every job, person, and experience as if it could lead to your next big opportunity.
· Own it: If you do it, say it, think it—then own it. Stand up for yourself and fully acknowledge who you really are.

Each rule is illustrated with compelling, sometimes funny, sometimes outrageous examples that are pure Bethenny. It’s easy to say no, to say “I can’t,” to expect the worst, and to doubt yourself. But your life can be better than “not bad” or “good enough.” It can be amazing. And by putting Bethenny’s rules together, you can use them to be more successful, more fulfilled, healthier, and happier than ever before.

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Bethenny Ever After star Frankel puts her mouth where her money is with this list of rules for getting what you want out of life, while remaining true to yourself and your goals. After early disappointments, Frankel developed 10 rules to guide her own life. Some are genre staples—"Break the Chain" and "Act on It." Others are more unique, such as "All Roads Lead to Rome," wherein the author outlines the "great mistake" of her BethennyBakes effort by way of assuring that "as long as you are working hard and doing your best...everything you do will eventually get you where you want to go." Other rules include always being prepared for networking opportunities, acting on available opportunities, and distinguishing yourself from the pack, and come full of advice about ignoring "Money," "Desperation," "Truth," and other "Noises" that will likely plague success strivers. In relaying her rules, Frankel also shares an extensive biography of her experiences in business, television, relationships, and family, resulting in a familiar but intensely personal guide that, yes, stands apart from the pack. (Mar. 22)
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“An intensely personal guide that stands apart from the pack.”
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781439186909
  • Publisher: Touchstone
  • Publication date: 3/22/2011
  • Pages: 336
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.30 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

Bethenny Frankel

Bethenny Frankel, a graduate of The Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts in New York City, has her own spin-off reality show. Her recipes and health tips can be read monthly in Health. She lives in New York City with her husband and daughter. Visit Bethenny at Bethenny.com.

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Who I Am, What This Book Is About, and What You Need to Know Before You Begin 1

Rule 1 Break the Chain: Surviving Childhood 18

Rule 2 Find Your Truth: How I Finally Met My Match 64

Rule 3 Act on It: My Dream Evolves 114

Rule 4 Everything's Your Business: Finding My Stride As an Entrepreneur 143

Rule 5 All Roads Lead to Rome: The Rise and Fall of Bethenny Bakes 174

Rule 6 Go for Yours: The Apprentice, Martha, and Me 201

Rule 7 Separate from the Pack: My Life as a "Housewife" 226

Rule 8 Own It: Bethenny Getting Married? 253

Rule 9 Come Together: My Life Now 276

Rule 10 Celebrate!: The Business of Being Happy 311

Acknowledgments 323

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  • Posted June 5, 2011

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    Changed my life!

    I'm not one to think that one book can change anyone's life, but this book was so inspirational. After watching Bethenny's success story on Bravo,I picked up this book. It gives you all the steps to finding a place of yes along with stories from Bethenny's personal life that pertain to each of the guidelines. I am half Bethenny's age and attending college, and let me telly you that this book applies to all ages. I'm already recommending that my mother, my grandmother, and my aunt read this. It applies to all walks of life as well and I believe that everyone can get something out of this book. This book never tells you who you should be, but encourages you to be truthful to yourself and do what is authentic for you. I've come a long way in finding my place of yes and I hope you can do the same!

    8 out of 9 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 7, 2011

    AWESOMEEE!!!

    WONDERFUL book could not put it down, helped me through one of the roughest weeks ever! LOVE!!!!!

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2011

    Would not recommend!

    I didn't know that the language would be so offensive! I'm sending it back!

    1 out of 10 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 13, 2013

    This book outlines important steps in anyone's life in moving to

    This book outlines important steps in anyone's life in moving towards their desired life. Written in very simple language, it that takes a while
    to get use to, but the messages ring true none-the-less. I appreciated the concept of "noise", it is an interesting approach in identifying
    mental negativity. My favorite chapters are Rules 3 to 6, which for me was the heart of the book and the most exciting parts in how they
    related to her life story.. Overall its a good read that I would recommend.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 1, 2012

    I have never watched an episode of Real Housewives. I don't lik

    I have never watched an episode of Real Housewives. I don't like reality tv. But I read something about Betthany Frankel and it caught my interest. My first impression of her was that she was a rich housewife, yada yada yada. Not interesting. Then I saw some little blub about her and suddenly she seemed like a regular person. She has a weird relationship with her mother, no father figure really, how she got to be so successful was intriging to me.

    This book reads more like an autobiography. I loved reading about her life and how she dealt with situations. That to me, is the interesting part.

    I recommend this book because it's interesting. She does make good points about how to be successful and how to be true to yourself. That is her real success - she just wants to be the best Betthany she can be. She knows were are all different and unique and she wants you to celebrate that uniqueness and feel ok about being "you".

    The stories from her past jobs, relationships and her childhood, are very interesting. We can all relate to those things. She took all those experiences, kept the good and through out the bad (like testing a recipe) and found herself each step of the way.

    Self help book? Sort of. Autobiography? Sort of. Unique and interesting. Definitely.

    I hope there are more books to come from her. I'll keep buying.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2012

    Great Quick Read

    Loved this book. Bethenny made the narrative move quickly and had me hooked after the first 3 pages. I read the whole thing in about 4 nights, I couldn't put it down. She makes very good points and explains them in a way we can all relate. My favorite chapter is the chapter on "normal" noise. Pick it up. Trust me, you'll enjoy it.

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