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Own It!: Be the Boss of Your Life--at Home and in the Workplace [Kindle Edition]

Tabatha Coffey
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Book Description

From the straight-shooting breakout star of Bravo’s Tabatha Takes Over and author of It’s Not Really About the Hair, Tabatha Coffey shares the secrets of her success in Own It!

On television, Coffey is known for using tough love to overhaul failing businesses and help owners take charge of their future. In Own It!, Coffey takes her trademark no-nonsense style and business expertise to the page to provide small business owners, aspiring entrepreneurs, and anyone looking to “own their lives” with the keys to success. Combining her own experiences with those of everyday people who have faced challenging transitions, Own It! will help readers reach their goals.



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From the Back Cover

Tabatha is back to share her secrets of business success . . .

With her characteristic savvy expertise and no-nonsense advice, the perfectly coiffed celebrity hairstylist, Tabatha Coffey, returns with her second book, teaching readers that the secret of success is taking charge—of your priorities, your future, and your life. Fans of her hit show, Tabatha Takes Over, value Tabatha's sound approach to overhauling failing businesses, and now, in Own It!, she takes to the page to reach out to anyone with a dream: whether you're just beginning, revamping your career, or starting your own enterprise.

Sharing her blunt but rock-solid wisdom, Tabatha provides tips for every aspect of business—from entrepreneurship, to customer service, to management—as well as on the home front, to help women seeking to balance their family lives with their careers. Filled with stories about real people who have faced challenging transitions, in addition to anecdotes from Tabatha's own experiences, this book reveals, through her unflinching honesty, Tabatha's commitment to the dreams and goals of her readers, and her never-say-never attitude when it comes to bringing them to life.

Success is the result when you Own It! in all aspects of your life, and Tabatha breaks it down step-by-step as your straight-shooting personal coach to show you how it's done.

About the Author

Tabatha Coffey is the star of Bravo's Tabatha's Salon Takeover, which combines her hairdressing and business expertise with her edgy style. Coffey has also appeared on Make Me a Supermodel, The Tyra Banks Show, and The Biggest Loser (where, along with Tim Gunn, she provided makeovers to the show's contestants). Tabatha lives with her partner in Ridgewood, New Jersey, where she also works at her salon, Industrie Hair Gurus.

Product Details

  • File Size: 528 KB
  • Print Length: 259 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 006225099X
  • Publisher: It Books (April 15, 2014)
  • Sold by: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00DB39V2G
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #184,383 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A "must read" for small business owners! April 23, 2014
By Linda
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If you are thinking of starting your own business, have started your own business and/or run your own business, this should be required reading!
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Own It! April 30, 2014
By Debbi
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Love Tabatha!! She tells it like it is! She is not telling us any great secrets here, most is common sense, if you really think about it. But most of us, need to hear it every now and then to remind us how to own our lives. By the book, just for the stories about her mother. Her mother really sounds like she was a character!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I needed to "own it" January 8, 2015
By beth
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I love this book. I've been a hairdresser for many years . I bought the salon I've worked in 8 yrs ago because the previous owner was going t o sale it to a taxidermist (yikes) their was no way I was going to work for a taxidermist! I had no money but good credit and being a single mother of three I need security,but, I had no None! Experience in business. I had some client that loved me and her and her husband were very successful business owners so she told me she would help me out for a few months in till I got started. She did all my books took all my stuff to the accountant made sure I was always on the up and up .And when money was tight she would simply say be carefully it's a little tight right now. Will, we were always so busy that I didn't get why money was tight. I ordered what we needed and what I wanted then I'd lay off for a while and be fine. God I loved her so much! Then the worst happened she got sick .she wasn't able to help me anymore , 7 years later. I'm on my own looking at my own money trying to learn QuickBooks seeing more money going out then coming in . She new how to juggle it all without stressing me. She just aloud me to do what I did best.(Hair behind the chair) I. Cryed I begged my staff to cut back I had meetings on our finances I was depressed .Basically I've been a mess .I tried something new. I decided to make my commissioned staff be independent contractors there rent would be there 40% and I would still carry all the inventory .I thought it was a great idea it would save me $12.000 a year in payroll taxes and unemployment taxes. Good right? Wrong! I learned one thing about my "friends" my staff .DONT "F" with my pay check! That's when I learned my staff are not my friends they really don't care what my finance problems are . I needed help . Read more ›
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great book May 12, 2014
By Wendi
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This woman is absolutely amazing! incredibly intelligent. I think this book is good for everyone, no matter what line of business you are in. Very valid points, easy reading from someone down to earth.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great read! May 17, 2014
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Amazing about her life. Which gave me even more respect for her. No nonsense! I love the ideas and knowledge Tabatha shared.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Very well written! July 8, 2014
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Tabatha Coffey is very inspirational! Her "in-your-face" concepts are mind moving. I love the life lessons and Norma's notes that she includes in this book. She teaches you how to simply take responsibility of your actions and decisions, while own the consequences good, bad or indifferent. I definitely recommend any books written by Tabatha.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Guide! May 29, 2014
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A well thought and and easy to understand guide for starting or renewing a business. I don't normally like reality shows, but Tabitha's Take Over really grabbed my attention as something useful and not just voyeuristic. I'm very glad she put the basics down in a form that we can all follow!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Same book Different cover June 29, 2014
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Good book for business owners however I felt that some of the info was very similar to her other book "its not really about the hair".
I did enjoy the book, was an easy, fast read.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Good book!!
I love tabatha. This book was so inspirational I felt like she was talking directly to me! I own my own hair salon so I can relate. I learned a lot.
Published 13 days ago by Melissa
5.0 out of 5 stars This book is extremely informative and I'm so happy that I bought this
This book is extremely informative and I'm so happy that I bought this. I own a skincare business and I've gotten so much out of this informative direct book.
Published 1 month ago by Veronica Dixon
5.0 out of 5 stars Tabitha
I really liked this book. Tabitha has been a true inspiration to my life. She was one of the reasons why I finally gave into my dream of being a hairstylist I have never been... Read more
Published 3 months ago by Huy Ngo
5.0 out of 5 stars It's a Keeper!
The people who had Tabatha walk through their salon doors were very lucky! I would love to have her follow me around for a day of coaching--not that it would be easy, but Tabatha... Read more
Published 6 months ago by S. Bents
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
She is the best motivation for new business owners!
Published 6 months ago by Vickie Neal
4.0 out of 5 stars Good read if you liked the show
It was an interesting book and a good read. More like a recap of her TV show, Tabitha Takes Over than anything else. Read more
Published 7 months ago by Mary Romano
5.0 out of 5 stars Tells you Str8 up and is very blunt but Very knowledgeable
TABATHA COFFEY is Awesome! She tells you like it is, is very blunt and straight forward. If cursing offends you then don't buy this audio set, but you would really be missing out. Read more
Published 8 months ago by PETE
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Highly recommend this to every woman.
Published 9 months ago by Renee Evans
5.0 out of 5 stars Wowed me again
Tabatha really is an amazing lady. Her upbringing and her life experiences probably had a lot to do with it most likely. Read more
Published 9 months ago by L. Belasco
5.0 out of 5 stars Tabatha says it all!
Smart advise! Tabatha tells it like it is!
Published 9 months ago by Howard Nagle Jr
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