If You Can See It, You Can Be It: 12 Street-Smart Recipes for Success

If You Can See It, You Can Be It: 12 Street-Smart Recipes for Success

by Jeff Henderson


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In his latest book, Chef Jeff Henderson, the New York Times best-selling author of Cooked: From the Streets to the Stove, From Cocaine to Foie Gras, presents two decades of life lessons that he gained on his redemptive journey from drug dealer to TV celebrity chef to nationally acclaimed speaker. 

He has devoted himself to mentoring and motivating at-risk and vulnerable Americans, and his remarkable achievements and inspiring presentations have made him a sought-after speaker for business and non-profit organizations, addressing tens of thousands of individuals each year at conventions, conferences, and seminars. 

Now, with the 12 inspiring and pragmatic "recipes" he offers in this book, you can discover your hidden business aptitudes, make life-changing decisions, and secure bulletproof personal and professional success. 

Whether you’re a "have-not" suffering from generational or situational poverty or a "lost-a-lot" knocked out by the economic recession, you’ll learn something from Chef Jeff’s unique perspectives on the virtues of self-knowledge, hard work, determination, and leverage in the real world. Reboot your dreams and gain a new foothold on the ladder to success!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401940614
Publisher: Hay House Inc.
Publication date: 11/03/2014
Pages: 360
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 6.00(h) x 1.00(d)

About the Author

Called the "urban Tony Robbins," Chef Jeff Henderson is a powerful voice for personal transformation. Barely five years after leaving federal prison, Chef Jeff worked his way to the top ranks of the restaurant industry and became Executive Chef of Café Bellagio at the renowned Bellagio Hotel and Casino and Chef de Cuisine at Caesars Palace Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. He is the creator of the Food Network’s docu-reality series, The Chef Jeff Project, and known today as one of the most influential African American chefs in the country.This charismatic author’s professional success and public service have earned him wide recognition and led to countless national and local media appearances, from Oprah to Good Morning America, and USA Today to The Wall Street Journal. Chef Jeff is a frequently invited guest on national shows, including the TODAY show and CNN, and his life story in now in development by Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith for a major feature film.

Table of Contents

Part I The Basics

1 Permission to Dream 3

2 Know Thyself 21

3 Picture-Power 61

4 From Vision to Action 81

5 The Hustlepreneur 101

Part II The Street Smarts

6 Street Smart #1: The Self-Controller 127

7 Street Smart #2: The Sacrificer 145

8 Street Smart #3: The Knowledge-Jacker 161

9 Street Smart #4: The ESP-er 179

10 Street Smart #5: The Gambler 195

11 Street Smart #6: The Gab-Master 213

12 Street Smart #7: The Chameleon 235

13 Street Smart #8: The Crew-Master 253

14 Street Smart #9: The Winner 271

15 Street Smart #10: The Last-in-Liner 285

16 Street Smart #11: The No-Strings Giver 303

17 Street Smart #12: The Shot-Caller 319

Afterword 337

Acknowledgments 345

About the Author 347


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