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Publisher's Summary

Own It is a must-have survival guide that you can come back to time and again for immediate inspiration from the heart and soul of the trailblazing business leader and creative genius that is DVF!” (Whitney Wolfe Herd, CEO and founder of Bumble)

"Many books describe paths to success, but only Own It helps us to find our own. My friend Diane von Furstenberg gives us the biggest gift: faith in our uniqueness." (Gloria Steinem, writer, activist, and feminist organizer)

​Diane von Furstenberg, entrepreneur and philanthropist, presents her words to live by.

In an easy-to-navigate A-Z dictionary format, designed to be browsed or listened to as a whole, Own It offers listeners Diane’s well-earned wisdom for enjoying both personal and professional growth at any age.

The words included in this book are ones that have been key to DVF attaining self-awareness and realization, the fuel for all her accomplishments personally and professionally. Own It is an A-Z dictionary of life-enhancing vocabulary that is the basis of her accessible and empowering philosophy. It is a true manifesto, a compilation of words that together will empower you to attain the satisfaction and serenity you have always wanted.

"The secret of life,” DVF says, is to “Own our imperfections. Own our vulnerability; it becomes our strength. Whatever the challenge is, own it. Owning it is the first step to everything.”  

©2021 Diane von Fürstenberg (P)2022 Audible, Inc.

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Some books should just never be opened

boring, aimless, not a book I would recommend to anyone. audible says this was apart my premium membership but books like these are so bad i want to cancel my membership

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Really enjoyed this!

I really enjoyed this book and enjoyed Diane narrating this and it felt like having an older female friend or family member sitting you down and telling you about the ABC's of life. I really enjoyed the little tidbits of her life and experiences that she included in this book.

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This book could’ve been an article

A lot of vague thoughts such as “red is the color of blood” and “garden is where you plant flowers and vegetables”. There are several good insights, but they would easily fit in an article

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she covered from A to Z.. literally

kidding aside, this book is highly recommended. very straightforward and easy listening. the voice of the reader is very soothing and matches the book nuances.

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For english students

Well, Soy un estudiante de ingles y por casualidad tope con este breve libro, me encantó y a pesar de poseer un inglés insuficiente para entender todo lo hablado, pude incrementar mi conocimiento.
Gracias!

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It’s phenomenal

I recommend this book for most parents.
Too short for a book.
Business reasons choice.

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Disappointing

I love her work. But I couldn’t listen to this. Not worth the effort. Next.

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Sweet little book on life

Really liked the unusual format Diane chose for her book. Great approach to sharing her unique outlook in life <3

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Words of Wisdom From an Icon

This beautiful book, read by Von Furstenberg herself, is presented as a dictionary. She defines words she feels are important enough to bear scrutiny. Words hold a great deal of power. The proper use of them and attitude towards them are presented with a touch of Buddhism, flavored with mother wit and grace. I’m probably going to listen to this one again!

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Very good Dictionary
Her Stories help explain some of the feelings behind the words
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A-Z boring

G- glimpse
Only gives audience a glimpse of her life and style /her life story!
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An autobiography would have been more interesting from the Wrap Dress designer
Most of the words in this book she describes are words known...
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Next book please write an autobiography ...
Still admire her but this book was not worth the money or listen.
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Value your admirers and listeners and give them the story of Diane Von Furstenberg How she came to be and if she throws in a favourite word here and there this way then it could be acceptable..
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Take a listen and see how to write what the reader wants A true life story from the beginning to rhe present ( year of publication) Arnold Doesn’t hold anything back Truly inspirational life story

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