Do You!: 12 Laws to Access the Power in You to Achieve Happiness and Success (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 24, 2007 - Self-Help - 320 pages
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Since rising out of the New York City streets over twenty-five years ago, Russell Simmons has helped create such groundbreaking ventures as Def Jam Records, Phat Farm, and Def Comedy Jam. Russell might have helped introduce hip-hop to the world, but he credits his success to his belief in a strong set of principles—or laws. In twelve straightforward steps, Russell reveals a path that can be followed by anyone struggling to realize their dreams.

Russell’s laws stem from the belief that it’s impossible to receive any sort of lasting success from the world without giving something of lasting value to the world first. Blending business insight, universal spiritual truths, and an inspired sense of purpose, Do You! crosses the lines of age, race, and background, with wisdom that will lift you up and motivate you to pursue your vision.

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He offers some sage advice. - Goodreads
Very uplifting and full of great advice. - Goodreads
His rules, examples, and advice all sound solid to me. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Ty - Goodreads

This gave me a good insight on Russell Simmons life and mindset - Its good to know there are people like him out here, good book and good motivation. Honestly I was expecting a different approach but I'm glad I was wrong about what I was expecting. Read full review

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User Review  - Young Napoleon - Goodreads

Uncle Russ is a very positive man. I'd love to kick it with Uncle Russ. He's a man who values hard work, integrity, & above all, love. This is very apparent to anyone reading this book. In fact, the ... Read full review


See Your Vision and Stick With
Always Do
Get Your Mind Right
Surround Yourself With the Right People
There Are No Failures Only Quitters
Scienceof Success Plantthe Good Seeds
Successful People Stay Open to Chang
Be Powerful Be Heard
SpitTruth toPower

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About the author (2007)

Master entrepreneur and visionary Russell Simmons has influenced virtually all aspects of business and media: in music with the co-founding of the immensely successful original Def Jam Recordings; in the fashion industry with the trail-blazing Phat Farm, Baby Phat, Run Athletics, and Def Jam University clothing lines; in film with Simmons Lathan Media Group; in television with HBO’s “The Def Comedy Jam” and “Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry”; on Broadway with the Tony Award winning stage production “Russell Simmons Def Poetry Jam on Broadway”, and numerous other ventures in the financial services industry, mobile communications, and philanthropy. A native New Yorker, he is the proud father of two daughters.
Chris Morrow is the author of Stir It Up: Reggae Album Cover Art and has written about hip-hop and politics for numerous publications, including The Source and The New York Daily News. A resident of Brooklyn, New York, he has been working as a speechwriter for Russell Simmons since 2003.

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