Skin in the Game: Everything You Need Is Already Inside You
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About the Author
Jane Wurwand is a Fellow of the City & Guilds of London, a global leader in skills development and apprenticeship standards, and a Commissioner for their National Training awards. She was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award by Cosmetic Executive Women, the leading industry group in both the USA and the UK. She is a Board Member of the Price Center for Entrepreneurial Studies at The Anderson School of Business Management, UCLA, and mentors their graduate students. She is also a Board Member of the Fashion Institute of Design and Merchandising FIDM in Los Angeles.
Jane was a member of the Clinton Global Initiative from 2010 until its conclusion in 2016 and was part of their Women and Girls Action Committee. She contributes her expertise to the National Association of Women's Business Owners, which named her "Business Woman of the Year" in Los Angeles in 2009. In 2012, she was named CEO/Business Owner of the Year by the Los Angeles Business Journal. She serves as a special advisor to the UN Foundation's Global Entrepreneurs Council, supporting their work with the UN to advance women and girls. In 2016, she was appointed as a Presidential Ambassador for Global Entrepreneurship (PAGE) by President Barack Obama. Hometown: Los Angeles, CA.
'With candid humor and concrete insights, Wurwand shows you how to get to yes. Few leaders have the life story and experience that really live her motto 'you are more than enough''--Katty Kay, TV journalist and author of The New York Times bestsellers, Womenomics, The Confidence Code and The Confidence Code for Girls.
'Now more than ever, we need strong female role models to lead and have their voices heard. Jane is that role model to aspire to as you step into the leadership of your own life. And in true Jane form, she is even donating her book sales!'--Gail Becker, Founder and CEO of Caulipower
'I know firsthand the impact of stress and burnout that can come with founding and growing a big life and career. Jane proves that it's possible to build success and still remember what matters - this book shows us how she does it. She and I both know that we each have everything we need already inside us to go for it!'--Estelle Swaray, Grammy winning singer, songwriter, record producer, actress and broadcaster
'I've just sat down and read your book in one sitting --I absolutely loved it. So full of insights and inspiration, and dedication and courage just shines through on every page. It's brilliant!'--Lydia Slater, Editor-in-Chief of Harper's Bazaar UK
'Despite what other books might tell you, you don't need a ten-year plan, an MBA and hundreds of thousands of dollars in the bank to do the thing you've always dreamed of. To live a brave and entrepreneurial life, you must just say yes to your dreams, and figure the rest out as you go. This book will show you that you have everything you need already inside you and anything else can be solved with ice cream.'--Jerry Greenfield, philanthropist, activist, humanitarian, author and co-Founder of Ben & Jerry's ice cream (for which he has no responsibility and no authority)