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Book Review: From Bad To Badass Leader - 12 Leadership Lessons by Michelle D. Reines

By Nikki Jarrett

First of all, WHOA!

I HIGHLY recommend this book to literally anyone who is in a management position, part of a team of professionals, a boss, CEO, or you work with other people in general. You don’t even have to be in a management position to read this book! Why?? Because this book also helped me to see I was in a toxic work environment with a boss and not a leader.

There is a HUGE difference between a boss and a leader. And this book highlights those differences.

Also, a big part of why I love this book so much is Michelle’s direct approach. She does not sugar coat anything. Which resonates with me because I have the same attitude - tell it to me straight and I tell it like it is. #noBS

Now, the lessons are not exactly black and white, do this, do that, don't do this or don't do that. She gives you a story of the lesson taken from her own experience and you have to do the critical thinking, which helps you actually learn the lesson and apply it.

The fun part about the book is there are actual worksheets with deep thought provoking questions. No one likes to dig deep and get to the dirty part of their flaws. But with these questions, you dig deep, but only if you really want to get the most out of the lessons and grow yourself as a leader! (HINT HINT: highly suggest you do!!)

I cannot say enough about this book! I will be rereading this book every year too!

But I’ll let you get super curious about it so you can read it!

I found Michelle Reines through the Podcast Master of Fitness Business, if you want to check out their conversation click the link below:

You can follow Jim Adams in instagram too!

But you can check her out (which you should because she awesome and I wish we could be friends in real life):

This book will get 5/5 Stars from me:


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