The Teen's Guide to World Domination: Advice on Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Awesomeness (Paperback)
Josh Shipp has been serving up a healthy dose of "advice with an attitude" to millions of teens for over a decade, in front of packed auditoriums across the country. For the first time ever, Josh is pulling together all of his unique advice for "world domination" into a must-have survival guide. Hilarious, inspirational, and authentic, Josh offers golden nuggets of wisdom for everything that has you freaking out (pretty much all the stuff you can't fathom addressing with Mom and Dad). So, summon your inner hero and learn to dominate the seven "villains" that are keeping you from awesomeness.
GHOSTS: All your painful memories and bad mistakes, which are holding you back and causing self-doubt. Confront them once and for all
NINJAS: Back-stabbing "friends" who earn your trust to fulfill their own agendas. Call them out and they won't stand a chance
PIRATES: Bullies and bad boyfriends who take advantage of you. Write them off and tune them out
ROBOTS: Well-intentioned but misguided grown-ups, who want to "program" you to be like them. Understand how parents, teachers, and counselors operate to improve your communication
VAMPIRES: Negative influences and addictions, which draw you in and steal your identity. Regain your self-esteem before you get bit
ZOMBIES: Chronic complainers who drag you down with their pessimism. The best zombie-repellant is gratitude! Learn that it's not what happens to you, it's how you respond
PUPPIES: They seem all fun and innocent on the surface, but often blindside you with hidden consequences. Learn how to think smart about money, your hot girlfriend, and other temptations
About the Author
Josh Shipp is a teen-advice guru and motivational speaker, host of the TV show Jump Shipp, and the author of The Teen's Guide to World Domination. Josh has earned an international reputation as a leading authority on teen communication that’s “in your face, but on your side.” Abandoned and abused as a child and raised in a dozen different foster homes, Josh has taken his past of hurt and neglect, turned it around, and used it as a catalyst for helping others. Seen on MTV, CNN, NBC, FOX, and Comedy Central, and featured in the Los Angeles Times and Inc. magazine’s “30 Under 30: America’s Coolest Young Entrepreneurs,” his inspiring personal story and life-changing message has reached more than a million teens…and counting.
“Two standing ovations and an encore.” —Georgetown University
“Our generation doesn't have a ‘Dear Abby,' but we do have a ‘Hey, Josh.'” —CNN’s Young People Who Rock
“He's like the Dr. Phil for teens.” —FOX