Jessica Leigh Levin
Author • Speaker • Strategist
Everyone Has Sh*t
Practical advice. Raw honesty. A sprinkle of charming sarcasm. Everyone Has Sh*t is everyone’s story told through a combination of scientific research, authentic examples and personal insight. In her second book, Levin illustrates that a positive spirit, kindness, common sense and a little help from our friends are the tools you need to manage everyday life. Her down-to-earth style is engaging and realistic as she directly tackles sensitive issues with compassion. This isn’t a book about how to live the perfect existence. Instead, it’s a guide to rolling with the punches while keeping your sense of humor intact, relationships in check and most importantly, taking care of yourself. Unsolicited or not, this book is a roadmap to navigating life as a human being.
Reviews for Everyone Has Sh*t
Jessica is authentic & honest as usual (as you can tell by the title). Great read to see common sense advice staring you in the face. Good reminders to bring you back down to earth and refocus on what’s important. I highlighted several parts as I was reading – here’s one of my favorites – “Focusing on what you want, but more importantly, releasing the resistance. Positivity alone isn’t enough. It’s that release – the abolishment of negative thoughts, or the walls that we put up – that’s where the magic happens. When you can master this, the goodness flows like a chocolate fountain at a bar mitzvah.”
— Carolyn Browning, MEETing Needs, LLC
Want an action-driven plan for getting through the worst that life might just have to offer? Jessica Levin’s second book, Everyone Has Sh*t: Unsolicited Advice for Being Human, does just that. Blending interviews with personal stories, accounts of success and heartbreak, and chapter-end lists of actionable steps to help deal with sh*t or overcome it, Levin lifts the hood on the social veneer that keeps us all presentable in society. The result is an honest account how to deal with the very personal challenges of self-confidence, disappointing relationships, and self-serving advice by others. Life is not easy, Levin explains. But there are ways of dealing with hardship that lets us keep our heads high as we walk through life. In other words, her book is a very worthwhile read.
— Jay Lemming, Author
“Everyone Has Sh*t: Unsolicited Advice for Being Human” is one of the few books that as soon as I started reading it – I couldn’t stop! Not only does Jessica give real-life examples that show just how much sh*t we all deal with but she gives great advice on how to deal with it in a practical and HUMAN way. Your sh*t may be different from hers or mine, but we all have to deal with it. This book was a refreshing and humorous look at how we can all better ourselves along the journey. I highly recommend reading it yourself and maybe a few copies for friends that may need a little encouragement.
— Lynette Young, Author, Keynote Speaker
About Jessica Leigh Levin
An author, speaker and award-winning entrepreneur, Levin is known as an outstanding communicator and connector. As President of Seven Degrees Communications, she provides sound advice and strategic direction to companies across North America. Using her two decades of experience guiding businesses, she employs her direct, no-nonsense style to helping people live happier, healthier lives in Everyone Has Sh*t: Unsolicited Advice for Being Human.
In addition to motivational talks, she speaks on marketing, networking, technology, and business strategy. She shares experiences and wisdom for building better relationships in her first book, Perfect Pairings: The Art of Connecting People.
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Perfect Pairings: The Art of Connecting People
Connecting Is A Calling That Must Be Answered
How much do you know about connecting people? What steps should you take to build your network and enrich your life and those of others – both professionally and personally? This book can help, whether you are a professional trying to grow your business, a student trying to meet potential employers – or even if you are looking for your “happily ever after.”
In Perfect Pairings, Jessica Levin, President and Chief Connector at Seven Degrees Communications presents her recipe for creating successful and fulfilling relationships and expanding your circle of influence. With easy-to-understand chapters full of stories from her experience as well as true-to-life examples from professionals of various industries, this book teaches you:
- Connecting is a calling
- Few acts bring more satisfaction and joy to a person than helping others
- Networking is more than passing out business cards
- Anyone and everyone can be a connector
- You might already be a connector (and not even realize it)
- Even shy people can be master connectors
Don’t wait to read this book until somebody tells you that you need it; start connecting now and create your own blueprint for happiness and success.
Reviews for Perfect Pairings
Jessica strikes the difference between “networking” versus “connecting,” two entirely different approaches to developing relationships. She profiles multiple influential connectors that live with a purpose, inspiring the reader to break free from their shell and practice the art. If one connection can change your life, so can one book.
— Eric Majchrzak, BeachFleischman PC
What a great book! Jessica Levin’s Perfect Pairings takes the critical yet elusive concept of networking and makes it simple to execute. She transforms an art (and what many people feel is only successfully done by extraverts) into an achievable asset for your business and personal arsenal. Through the stories of her own personal experiences, along with simple to follow action items, she makes the art of networking achievable for everyone.
While reading the book, you can understand why Jessica is not only a successful entrepreneur, but also why people want to know and be around her. The book is proof that networking is not for extroverts only. It’s a must read for anyone who wants to advance their career and become that essential “connector” who enriches people’s lives.
— James Spellos, Meeting U
Like peanut butter and jelly, Jessica Levin has created the perfect pairing of practical insights and real life experiences on the art, craft and skill of connecting people. Levin, an extraordinary conduit herself, informs readers how to develop extraordinary partnerships, even sometimes with unlikely allies that move everyone forward together. More than a book on networking, Levin discusses the “ins and outs” of developing the aptitude and capacity to build, cultivate and influence important relationships.
— Jeff Hurt, Velvet Chainsaw Consulting
This is the best book you will ever read. Trust me, my granddaughter is a genius.
— Jessica’s Nana
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