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Publisher's Summary

Tim Gunn, America's favorite reality TV cohost, is known for his kind but firm approach in providing wisdom, guidance, and support to the scores of design hopefuls on Project Runway. Having begun his fashion career as a teacher at Parsons The New School for Design, Tim knows more than a thing or two about mentorship and how to convey invaluable pearls of wisdom in an approachable, accessible manner.
While Gunn's Golden Rules showcased Tim as life coach, imparting lessons based on his personal experiences, Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor will focus on Tim as teacher. Divided into sections on common themes - leadership, curiosity, diversity, understanding, and empathy - this practical, timely audiobook takes us on a journey through life lessons and uses Tim's own personal experiences, from the classroom to the therapist's office, to illustrate larger concepts. Each chapter will end with a "life assignment", where Tim challenges you to apply the lessons you've learned in practical mentoring or teaching situations.
©2015 Tim Gunn Productions, Inc. (P)2015 Tantor
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Critic Reviews

"Gunn's unique view of the world and genuine desire to help others are apparent on every page of this must-read." ( Publishers Weekly)
"Fans of Tim Gunn and his television programs Project Runway and Under the Gunn are sure to enjoy listening to this audiobook, read by the author himself. Any other narrator would be entirely gauche!" ( AudioFile)
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4 out of 5 stars
By Trendy on 03-11-16

Life lessons for All

I didn't want to read this book. A friend Encouraged me to read it, and I loved it. I wish all my children's teachers would read this book and get the motivation and live for teaching that Mr. Gunn has!

I would have given this book 5 stars, but I didn't appreciate that Mr. Gunn told negative stories and named names attached with the stories. I know this is a reality TV show world, but I think the same lessons could have been learned with anonymous antagonists. Also, there is some language and adult content in the stories.

Overall, excellent book and principles for life!

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5 out of 5 stars
By Veronica on 06-16-15

Inspirational

Tim Gunn makes me believe I could do anything and become what I strive to be.

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