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Publisher's Summary

Romi Neustadt is passionate about helping others build lucrative direct sales and network marketing businesses that help create lives with more freedom and flexibility, greater purpose, and a lot more fun. In this book she offers you the same direct, no-BS coaching she's given to tens of thousands to help you acquire the skills to build this sucker and teach your team to do the same. And, equally important, she'll work on your mindset so you stop over complicating it all and stop letting the negative voices in your head win.

You're going to learn:

  • The posture to confidently connect with anyone about your business and your products.
  • The possibilities for a lucrative, efficient, and enormously rewarding turn key business.
  • The power that's already within you to build the life you really want...if you dare.

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Horribly Misleading unless you are an MLM person

This book wasn’t for you, but who do you think might enjoy it more?

People selling Mary Kay, Amway, or Herbalife.

What do you think your next listen will be?

Something more geared to who I want to be as an entrepreneur; something more like Jen Sincero or Sarah Knight.

What didn’t you like about Romi Neustadt’s performance?

I found her tone to be a little snotty, and I just didn't connect with her message. I felt her book was not for me whatsoever.

What reaction did this book spark in you? Anger, sadness, disappointment?

Hugely disappointed, especially given all the blogs that feature this title as "Books Every Girl Boss Must Read.", etc etc.

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It's desinged as a marketing network tool.

this is not really a general business related book as it focuses on building a successful marketing network business. it's fine if that's what you're looking but it's not for me. I fast forwarded most chapters as I really couldn't relate to her teaching. I'm sure some people will benefit from it but I wished I would've known that before I used my audible credit.

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  • 02-11-18

Misleading

I read the description before buying this book, but it doesn’t say that this is a book to help you succeed in MLM businesses like Mary Kay and Herbalife. I wanted a straightforward “how to succeed” in business book but this was not it. This is about convincing people to be on you “team”...not what I wanted.

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LOVE THIS BOOK

If you could sum up Get Over Your Damn Self in three words, what would they be?

It doesn't matter if you are involved in network marketing, or even if you are thinking about it. This book is REALLY about authenticity and achievement. I love that it is told in such an entertaining and honest way. This is one I will be listening to over and over. JUST LOVE IT.

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Great advice, a lot of swearing.

Loved the book for the advice, but I couldn't listen to it around the children with the swearing.

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Good content with bad language

I missed in the description that this was for network marketers but fortunately that was okay. I also knew from the title that would be plenty of bad language, but I grew weary of it and found it unnecessary, especially the ‘f’ word. But I picked up some interesting ideas.

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A Must for Work from Homers!!!

If you could sum up Get Over Your Damn Self in three words, what would they be?

Get Over Yourself!!!! It's really all about that.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Since there are no characters, I would say just listening Ms. Neustadt's experiences in business & in network marketing were entertaining & helpful.

Which character – as performed by Romi Neustadt – was your favorite?

She was just the best!! She is funny, blunt & really breaks down working a home bases/network marketing business.

Did you have an extreme reaction to this book? Did it make you laugh or cry?

I loved it. It did make me laugh. I also found it very useful!! She has great tips & advice!! I have my own network marketing business. This book is just a must for anyone in the biz.

Any additional comments?

This is an essential for anyone with a home business or in network marketing. I highly recommend this book!!!

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Build a Bridge and Then Cross Over it

Would you listen to Get Over Your Damn Self again? Why?

Romi Neustadt in a no nonsense manner that only she can deliver; gives you the keys to running a successful business no matter what industry you are in. She doesn't let you subscribe to the fact that because you are a mother, wife, daughter, etc. you can't have the life you want. She makes it clear that YOU are responsible for your life and the sooner that you build a bridge and cross over to the other side and stop waiting for someone else to rescue you, help you,and fix you, the better off you will be and the sooner your life can move forward and you can have all that you think, desire.and want. YOU must choose it and YOU must put in the work to get it.

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Great resource for network marketing professionals

What made the experience of listening to Get Over Your Damn Self the most enjoyable?

She's so damn honest, self-depricating and funny.

Who was your favorite character and why?

Romi is my fave!

Have you listened to any of Romi Neustadt’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

This is it, but she had me hooked by chapter 1.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

I appreciated all the real life stories, lessons learned, hindsight insights and straightforward tips.

Any additional comments?

This book is a great motivator for someone who wants to be successful in selling products in the network marketing model.

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An inspiring book

This book lays out exactly what you can do and say to be an awesome MLM leader. She talks about work/life balance and gives specific and helpful suggestions. Her section on fear is powerful. I appreciate what she suggests to say to others who don’t support you and what to say to your family to help them support you.
I highly recommend this book!

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  • 06-18-19

Woo woo bullcrap

This is an awful book. It's all just feelings and airy thoughts with little to no substance. I can't believe I listened as long as I did. Lots of really fake and manipulative speak, and it's typical affair from the kind of people who call themselves "motivational speakers". Save your time and pay attention to people who give you useful information, not those who are writing a book just to have the tagline "author" on their LinkedIn profile.

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  • zahra
  • 04-30-19

Nothing new or original

Did not connect at all to the author or the way she delivers her relatively bland message - had to throw the towel in and stop listening when I realised I wasn’t going to benefit even a little from the mainstream ‘no-BS blueprint’ she shares.

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  • Captncosmos
  • 04-06-19

Not suitable for those already in business

A book suitable for those finding their feet, but found it tedious to listen to as an experienced business owner, it doesn't provide anything extra than basic business skills and common obstacles. Running a business is general is life changing.

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  • Suhair
  • 11-18-17

Boring

I have just finished the first chapter and I am thinking seriously of returning this. awful at worst and boring at best.

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  • Elizabeth Riley
  • 09-27-18

Straight talking common sense book

If you are involved in or are looking to become involved in network marketing then this book is an absolute must.
She gives you some great tips and advice and her advice is so simple and straightforward.
Just get it.

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  • Graeme Tallantire
  • 08-08-18

Don’t waste your Money

Which I was made clear this is purely about been an Arbonne person , not valuable in the real work .
Worst audio choice I’ve made so far .

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  • Dawn Hadley
  • 11-20-18

great

really learned a lot from this book and can really relate to a lot that was said. really inspiring

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  • Scott
  • 04-14-21

Essentially selling the idea of MLM

Basically it’s a story of why MLM (perhaps we dare say pyramid scheme) style business is great. And a pitch to get you into MLM too.

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  • jenniferedgar88
  • 03-12-21

great book for network marketers

no crap. straight to the point. full of lots of golden nuggets. no dancing around the same thing over and over. great delivery. loved it

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  • Nicola Paterson
  • 02-21-21

So educational!!!

just starting my networking business and this book has honestly helped me through big stumbling blocks i had. highly recommend anyone new listening to this from the start!! thank you!!

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  • Sian
  • 11-29-17

LOVED IT

Great read for someone in the business! showed me areas to grow and what to stop! Great listen

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  • Michael J Edmonds
  • 07-04-20

I felt conflicted.

In an effort to be fair and neutral, I felt the author provided clear and useful information for the listener and is obviously talented at what she does. If indeed network marketing is your thing. So from that perspective she gets kudos and this book will be greeted warmly by those interested in what she has to say.
This however was not me. I didn't realise this book was specifically related to network marketing when I purchased it. The more I listened, the more it felt like I was watching a story on 60 minutes that depicted a room full of hyped up, money starved disciples lapping up the extravagant promises from the wealthy elite on stage. Yes, there are the sales stars getting their 'Sexy Lexies,' but I would love to hear what the experiences are of everybody drawn into this industry. I'm sure its not all rainbows and lollypops. I know its not!
The distinction between pyramid schemes and network marketing is a thin one. Clearly there is a heavy reliance and an agenda to convince people to build networks thus creating a money trail of commissions to those up the top.
If there was a measure of moral credibility for entrepreneurs I don't think the top dogs of network marketers score that high.
I think I will search for something with a little more purpose and substance. Not recruiting for the sake of recruiting.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 07-02-20

Not a real sales book unless you're into MLM

Tries to make network marketing as a legitimate business and targets women. Network marketing isn't a real business unless you own the company that creates the program.

I work in tech sales and I'll never do network marketing because I don't want to peddle products onto my friends. I can't think of anything worse to lose a friend so fast.

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  • Jacqueline
  • 11-12-18

Invaluable for anyone in MLM or marketing

This book is THE BEST thing I've listened to for my business. Romi is no nonsense, common sense and no BS. She tells it how it is, and fully explains WHY she does what she does. I cannot recommend this book highly enough.

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  • Mandy
  • 07-05-18

Couldn’t sit through this it’s narcissistic and not helpful at all

Couldn’t sit through this it’s narcissistic and not helpful at all don’t do it to yourself plenty of decent business books out there

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  • Kady
  • 06-14-20

Amazing book

So on point , she explains this business perfectly and she’s great to listen to! Will listen again

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  • Anonymous User
  • 06-04-20

amazing!

Absolutely loved this book. second time listening and I wish I had actually taken the time to listen properly the first time around.

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  • Bex Buckingham
  • 02-18-20

Network Marketing Gold

Great listen, will be a re read for sure. Broke down some steps to build a picture.

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  • Alanna Tong
  • 06-15-19

I got over my dam self alright!!

This was absolutely the best read ever!!! Any and every entrepreneur/network marketer MUST to listen to this!!

Romi shares hers and others successes, what to’s & what not to’s also - and is just so filled with knowledge and experience I’m in awe! She is literally so down to earth and so incredibly relatable - it’s as if it is ‘you’ ‘personally’ she is talking about!

Can’t wait to listen again and hopefully pick up stuff I may’ve missed first time!!!

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  • Anonymous User
  • 12-06-17

Valuable, practical, brutally honest, LOVED IT!!!

Romi, I cannot tell you how valuable this book has been for me! I have been building my business for 3 years and have felt really lost and stuck recently. I have always known in my heart though that this business is the right thing for me and my family. And, when I found this book in my suggested reading section in Audible I thought that was a pretty clear sign to keep going. My intention for reading this book was to see if it would reignite that fire and it certainly did! This book has provided me with a really clear plan of where I'm going now and how I can help so many others. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. I wish you every bit of love, happiness, health and success in your life x