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Agent You

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Good, I find Nicole very inspriing and loved the forward as well. It's the kind of book that you can dip in and out of, that's what I have been doing. But at the same time there are enough legitimate practical questions, journal prompts and action steps to make a really productive workbook too.
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This is an inspiring read meant to help you change your life for the better.  Nicole Lynn is the first African American woman to have an NFL player drafted in the top three pick while also a practicing attorney.  And she worked hard in a male dominated field.  I was able to get through this book in one sitting.  Not only did it give highlights of the author's life, it also is motivational.  Very good read

I received a copy of the book via NetGalley and am voluntarily leaving an honest review
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“Where you are going in life, everyone cannot come with you.”  -Nicole Lynn 

This book offered so many gems but the above quote really made me sit up straight in my seat. Agent You is more than just a personal testimony and, “self-help” book. It is a book that really spoke to my spirit as I read the many pages. 

Prior to this read I was not too familiar with Nicole Lynn but as I read, I felt like I was able to gain some great tips and life lessons on owning and becoming my own agent in life. Nicole provides great recommendations along with actual tasks and steps to do. The many topics include self-care, obtaining a seat at the table, owning your authentic self, staying ready, etc. so many great topics! The book is really easy to read and the topics were relevant to the world we live in. 

I am thankful for NetGalley and the publisher for the ARC.
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It was an OK book to read.. I do recommend this book.  
I received a complimentary copy of this book through Net Galley. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
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Being an Australian, I have to admit I did not know who Nicole Lynn was. Having seen this book on NetGalley, I was intrigued as I have dabbled in the business side of sport and also love watching many (if not all) team sports. I loved the idea that a female agent had written a book and it was a no-brainer for me to request it.

Wow. Agent Nicole Lynn is a powerhouse. What an inspiration. Having come from a childhood of poverty and violence, Nicole Lynn worked her way up with sheer drive and determination. Her life may seem perfect from a career perspective, but she makes it sure you understand the sacrifices she has made to be where she is. 

Perhaps the most powerful aspect of Lynn's book, is her message about staying true to yourself. Hence the name "Agent You". Lynn recognises that her superpower and what has made her into a brand is setting herself apart from the rest. Something that's sounds so simple, but is so hard for so many of us to do. 

While this is classified as a self-help book, Lynn admits that the part of her life that she hasn't mastered is relaxing and slowing down. She's very open with this, and also with her struggles with anxiety. It's refreshing for someone so successful to openly admit that they struggle with certain parts of their life they should be focusing on. 

This is an incredible book, for anyone who is interested in the business side of sport, specifically NFL. Not only that, anyone who needs advice on how to build themselves into a brand despite where they come from.
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Nicole's book left me inspired and motivated to continue to go after my dreams. I love her determination to succeed. I loved her concept of being your own advocate. I realized I need to focus more on speaking as that's my natural talent besides accounting.
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Thank you to Netgalley and Harper Horizon for the review copy. Although I received this book as a review copy, are all of my words honest, and I do only give my true opinions.  

The author of the book "Agent you", Nicole Lynn was the first female agent to represent a top three NFL draft pick. She grew up in poverty and worked her way up and became a Wall Street financial analyst and later on a top agent to elite athletes and entertainers. The book describes her way through life and how to gain success. It furthermore describes how to work somewhere, where males have the main roles. It is a story of hard work and faith. And it is most importantly a story of finding yourself and your worth.

How do we achieve goals in life? How to find purpose in life? And how do you find peace with your purpose? Well, those are three difficult questions to answer, but you might get a bit closer to your answer after reading this book. I sure did. 

So how do you get your dream job? That is another question answered in the book. I do not want to spoil it, but let us just say, that some of the points really got me thinking.

Through her own personal story, Nicole Lynn describes the way to success through hard work and confidence.

I love the way Nicole Lynn uses herself to explain her points. It makes it so much more relatable and understandable. Like getting fired twice in one week - well that is just one of the stories you will learn about in the book. You might not have tried the exact same thing, but something similar or as devastating has probably happened to you.

Nicole Lynn is a very inspirational woman, and her book certainly supports that!
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