This story is part of The New Self-Help: 21 Books for a Better You in the 21st Century.
At a dinner celebrating women in the TV industry, Shonda Rhimes recalls in her book, Year of Yes, the emcee called out each honoree by name and spoke of her accomplishments. The response of each and every one of these accomplished women deflected or downplayed the praise.
“What is wrong with us?!” the TV mogul and legendary showrunner asks.
This vignette gets to the heart of Rhimes’ book, which traces her yearlong experiment of saying “yes” to opportunities and challenges that come…
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