Rude: Stop Being Nice and Start Being Bold

December 7, 2020
Rude: Stop Being Nice and Start Being Bold

A timely, intelligent, and entertaining exploration ofwhy ambitious women are often perceived as rude and how the powerof rudeness can be harnessed in relationships, in bed, at work, andin everyday life—from journalist Rebecca Reid.During a TV interview with a comedian, Rebecca Reid foundherself unable to get a word in edgewise. So, when she put herfinger to her lips and shushed him, she became instantly known onthe internet as "Rebecca Rude." It was only then that she realizedthat being rude could actually be her superpower.A captivating blend of advice and pop culture, Rudewill show you how to utilize the power of boldness in every area ofyour life. Exploring famous women who have been perceived asrude—including Princess Margaret, Anna Wintour, Taylor Swift,Meghan Markle, and others—this book demonstrates how those womenused their "rudeness" to get what they want—and deserve—out oflife.Reid also addresses whether there are different rules ofrudeness for women compared to men (yes, there are) and how beingtaught not to be rude actually prevents women from beingsuccessful—especially because when women are assertive, they areoften judged as being aggressive. And while there's a place forpoliteness, Rebecca argues that it's never a bad time to stand upfor yourself to achieve your dreams.