Everything I Learned About Life, I Learned in Dance Class
"A note from the author: This book will be an inspirational, tough love, book for parents who want to help their children succeed without getting in the way, as well as those readers who want to get to the next level in their own lives. Sure, there's a lot of common sense involved, but I've found that most people are short on all the survival skills that go into building a successful career, from proper etiquette to the right outfit to projecting confidence from the moment you enter a room. I'll help the reader get their children and themselves on track for the brightest possible future. I'm Abby Lee Miller and that's what I do. I make stars. Each chapter of the book stems from one of my "Abbyisms," my unique and effective philosophies on fruitful, hard work, competition, and practical life tools. From figuring out what your youngster does well, to the formula for continuing success, to laying the groundwork for an exciting career, I know how to achieve optimal results in the dance studio and beyond. Of course, I'll share all the stories fans of my shows are eager to hear, and even get some of my shining alums to give their take on my unique approach and what it got them--all their dreams come true (and a house in the Hamptons!)"-- "Ultimate "Tiger Mom" Abby Lee Miller--the passionate, unapologetically outspoken, tough-as-nails star of Lifetime's phenomenal hit Dance Moms and Abby's Ultimate Dance Competition--offers inspirational, tough love guidance for parents who want to help their children succeed and for readers of all ages striving to become the best they can be.If you want to help your kid reach the top, you can find no better coach than Abby Lee Miller. While some may criticize her methods, no one argues with her results. Her kids excel, her teams win, and her alumni go on to Broadway careers.Organized by "Abbyisms," her unique and effective philosophies on hard work, competition, and life, this straight-talking guide provides clear and proven advice for achieving success, from figuring out your child's passion to laying the groundwork for an exciting future career. Abby answers tough questions from real moms, shares all the stories fans want to hear, and includes vignettes from shining alums who give their take on her unique approach and how it helped them make their dreams come true"--
New York, NY :, William Morrow, an Imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, 2014.
x, 242 pages :,colored illustrations ;,21 cm.