We are working to resolve an issue with holds. If you receive an error "Your hold could not be placed. Hold request could not be processed," please call your library for assistance.

The best advice I ever got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives

Book Cover
Average Rating
5 star
 
(0)
4 star
 
(0)
3 star
 
(0)
2 star
 
(1)
1 star
 
(0)
Language:
English
More Details
ISBN:
9780812992779
9780679643869
9780307943323
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Also in This Series
More Like This
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID c1c4ed88-6bef-195b-1e63-6cc6a3fe7174
Grouping Title best advice i ever got lessons from extraordinary lives
Grouping Author couric katie
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-09-24 07:30:43AM
Last Indexed 2018-09-24 07:39:46AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level
accelerated_reader_point_value 0
accelerated_reader_reading_level 0
author Couric, Katie, 1957-
author_display Katie Couric
available_at_catalog Athens Drive Community, Cary Community, Green Road Community, Holly Springs Community, Middle Creek Community, West Regional
collection_catalog Adult Non-Fiction
detailed_location_catalog Athens Drive Community - Adult Non-fiction, Cary Community - Adult Non-fiction, Green Road Community - Adult Non-fiction, Holly Springs Community - Adult Non-fiction, Leesville Community - Adult Non-fiction, Middlecreek Community - Adult Non-fiction, West Regional - Adult Non-fiction
display_description NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • For anyone who wants to see how today's best and brightest got it right, got it wrong, and came out on top.

What was the tipping point for Malcolm Gladwell? What unscripted event made Meryl Streep who she is? In this inspiration-packed book, Katie Couric reports from the front lines of the worlds of politics, entertainment, sports, philanthropy, the arts, and business—distilling the ingenious, hard-won insights of leaders and visionaries, who tell us all how to take chances, follow our passions, cope with criticism, and, perhaps most important, commit to something greater than ourselves.
Among the many voices to be heard here are financial guru Suze Orman on the benefits of doing what's right, not what's easy; director Steven Spielberg on listening rather than being listened to; quarterback Drew Brees on how his (literal) big break changed his life; and novelist Curtis Sittenfeld on the secrets of a great long-term relationship (she suggests marrying someone less neurotic than you); not to mention:
• Michael Bloomberg: "Eighty percent of success is showing up . . . early."
• Eric Stonestreet: "Remember that the old lady who's taking forever in line is someone's grandma."
• Joyce Carol Oates: "Read widely—what you want to read, and not what someone suggests that you should read."
• Jimmy Kimmel: "When in doubt, order the hamburger."
• Apolo Ohno: "It's not about the forty seconds; it's about the four years, the time it took to get there."
• Madeleine K. Albright: "Never play hide-and-seek with the truth."
Along the way, Couric reflects on the good advice—and the missteps—that have guided her from her early days as a desk assistant at ABC to her groundbreaking role as the first female anchor of the CBS Evening News. She reveals how the words of Thomas Jefferson helped her deal with her husband's tragic death from cancer, and what encouraged her to leave the security of NBC's Today show for a new adventure at CBS.
Delightful, empowering, and moving, The Best Advice I Ever Got is the perfect book for anyone who is thinking about the future, contemplating taking a risk, or daring to make a leap into the great unknown.
format_catalog Book, eAudiobook, eBook
format_category_catalog Audio Books, Books, eBook
id c1c4ed88-6bef-195b-1e63-6cc6a3fe7174
isbn 9780307943323, 9780679643869, 9780812992779
item_details ils:614982|4702453|West Regional - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||WRL||, ils:614982|4702456|Cary Community - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||CRY||, ils:614982|4702461|Athens Drive Community - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||ADR||, ils:614982|5223070|Leesville Community - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||LEE||, ils:614982|5818700|Holly Springs Community - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||HSP||, ils:614982|5818701|Green Road Community - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||GRE||, ils:614982|6209149|Middlecreek Community - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||MID||, ils:614982|6209150|Middlecreek Community - Adult Non-fiction|646.7 COURI|||1|false|false|||||Checked out||MID||, overdrive:54f2b300-aa54-4112-b358-b052beb5bc59|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eAudiobook|Audio Books|3|false|true|OverDrive|||OverDrive MP3 Audiobook,OverDrive Listen|Available Online||||, overdrive:fd83058c-249e-434f-a9cd-feadba6ef5c4|-1|Online OverDrive Collection|Online OverDrive|eBook|eBook|3|false|true|OverDrive|||Adobe EPUB eBook,Kindle Book,OverDrive Read|Available Online||||
itype_catalog
last_indexed 2018-09-24T11:39:46.973Z
lexile_score -1
literary_form Non Fiction
literary_form_full Non Fiction
local_callnumber_catalog 646.7 COURI
owning_library_catalog Wake County Public Libraries
owning_location_catalog Athens Drive Community, Cary Community, Green Road Community, Holly Springs Community, Leesville Community, Middle Creek Community, West Regional
primary_isbn 9780812992779
publishDate 2011
record_details ils:614982|Book|Books|First edition.|English|Random House,|[2011]|pages ; cm., overdrive:54f2b300-aa54-4112-b358-b052beb5bc59|eAudiobook|Audio Books||English|Penguin Random House Audio Publishing Group|2011|, overdrive:fd83058c-249e-434f-a9cd-feadba6ef5c4|eBook|eBook||English|Random House Publishing Group|2011|
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
overdrive:54f2b300-aa54-4112-b358-b052beb5bc59 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
ils:614982 5818701 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:614982 4702461 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:614982 4702453 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:614982 5818700 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:614982 5223070 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:614982 4702456 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
ils:614982 6209150 Checked out Checked out false false true false false true
ils:614982 6209149 On Shelf On Shelf false true true false false true
overdrive:fd83058c-249e-434f-a9cd-feadba6ef5c4 -1 Available Online Available Online false true true false false false
subject_facet Life skills, Lifestyles, Social ethics, Social skills
title_display The best advice I ever got : lessons from extraordinary lives
title_full The Best Advice I Ever Got Lessons from Extraordinary Lives, The best advice I ever got : lessons from extraordinary lives / by Katie Couric
title_short The best advice I ever got :
title_sub Lessons from Extraordinary Lives
topic_facet Biography & Autobiography, Life skills, Lifestyles, New Age, Nonfiction, Self-Improvement, Social ethics, Social skills