Gunn’s Golden Rules

December 3, 2017

Tim Gunn gives advice on designing a life you will love, and making it work.

Tim Gunn gives advice on designing a life you will love, and making it work in Gunn's Golden Rules. -bookerina.com

WHAT IS IT ABOUT

Tim Gunn is known for his work in the fashion industry. He is also the guru that gives advice to the contestants of Project Runway. Now we get to know more about his life and philosophies in his book, Gunn’s Golden Rules. Tim Gunn is true to being a really nice person. Having good manners and a strong work ethic really resonates strongly with him. He also uses the book to dish out the gossip stories about big names in fashion.

 

Tim Gunn gives advice on designing a life you will love, and making it work in Gunn's Golden Rules. -bookerina.com

THE ADVICE HE GIVES

Here is the advice he gives and discusses:

  1. Make it work
  2. The world owes you…nothing
  3. Take the high road
  4. Don’t abuse your power – or surrender it
  5. Get inspired if it kills you
  6. Never underestimate karma
  7. Niceties are nice
  8. Physical comfort is overrated
  9. Talk to me: there’s always another side to the story
  10. Be a good guest or stay home (I won’t judge you – I hate parties)
  11. Use technology: don’t let it use you
  12. Don’t lose your sense of smell
  13. Know what to get off your chest and what to take to the grave
  14. When in Rome…I still wouldn’t eat monkey brains
  15. When you need help, get it
  16. Take risks! Playing it safe is never really safe
  17. Give back (but know your limits)
  18. Carry on!

Tim Gunn gives advice on designing a life you will love, and making it work in Gunn's Golden Rules. -bookerina.com

WHAT I THOUGHT

This book is seriously entertaining. It is like the sugar that you take with your medicine. I liked the informal style of the book. It makes you feel like he is a friend chatting with you over a cup of tea. This book made me a fan of Tim Gunn, and I will recommend it in a heartbeat.

 

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