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Publisher's Summary

From entrepreneur and celebrity hairstylist Jen Atkin comes a smart and spirited guide to finding your voice and creating the life and career you deserve - along with a behind-the-scenes look into Jen’s own wild and wonderful road to success. 

Hailed by The New York Times as “the most influential hair stylist in the world”, Jen Atkin is a celebrated businesswoman, influencer, and stylist and friend to A-list celebrities like the Kardashian-Jenners and Chrissy Teigen. But Jen’s success didn’t arrive overnight. Her glamorous, jet-setting lifestyle came from years of hard work, humility, and hustle. In Blowing My Way to the Top, Jen shatters the illusion of effortless, instant success that permeates social media to reveal the sweat, dedication, and drive it really takes to make it. 

In this inspiring, insightful, and laugh-out-loud funny book, Jen chronicles her remarkable journey and shares what she’s learned along the way. From growing up in a conservative Mormon community where girls were discouraged from pursuing their ambitions, to striking out on her own and finding success on the celebrity style circuit, to building the cult-status brand OUAI - Jen reveals with refreshing candor the lessons, mistakes, and memorable moments that have paved her road to success. 

Jen also offers insight into the values that have allowed her to thrive in the modern, digital landscape, including the importance of creating authentic content, investing in community, and building social conscious into the ethos of a business. And as a trailblazer in a male-dominated industry, Jen speaks frankly about the challenges she’s faced and provides crucial advice for other women, from the importance of running your business like a feminist to building camaraderie amid the competition to learning to navigate the work and life issues that impact women most. 

At the end of the day, Jen has one simple message: If I can do it, you can too. Blowing My Way to the Top is destined to become the must-listen career guide for a new generation, empowering listeners everywhere with the permission to dream big - and the tools to make those dreams a reality. Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.  

PLEASE NOTE: When you purchase this title, the accompanying PDF will be available in your Audible Library along with the audio.

©2020 Jen Atkin (P)2020 HarperCollins Publishers

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I could not stop listening to this

As a fellow hairstylist listening to this book give me determination to follow my passion. Jen sounds like an amazing person and I love her humour that comes across when reading this book. I would highly recommend this book even if you’re not in the beauty business it’s a must read/listen

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Uplifting, Funny, Honest, Ready to set goals

I loved it! Jen is so honest and hardworking and her journey of self love, confidence, setting goals, authentic relationships make me inspired and ready to take on 2021

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Sensible funny and authentic

Authentically spoken, entertaining and smart- highly recommended - every reader will take something away from this book

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Inspirant!

Le livre est à moitié autobiographique et à moitié "How to". Super formule! Jen Atkin est une vraie BAD A** qui offre des conseils avisés et inspirants. Je recommande à toutes les personnes qui ont besoin d'un petit peu de motivation et qui rêvent BIG.

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So inspiring!

From start to finish this book was very inspiring and contained a lot of useful information to take to the real world whether you’re in business for yourself or trying to start a budding career. I will definitely be referring back to this book frequently.
A plus for me is her voice was not annoying!(This is usually a problem for me)
I highly recommend 👍🏼

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  • Taylor
  • 2020-12-17

The book you didn’t know you needed

I’ve followed Jen Atkin since the kardashian ladies exposed her to the world. She has been a business woman that has been beyond relatable but also lived the glamorous life one could only fantasize over. Her words and thoughts that have collected within this book can really help people like myself that chose the unconventional lifestyle of taking risk and owning your choices. Owning two businesses myself and having read hundreds of self help and business books I have to say Jen articulated the word of hard work and self discipline with grace and a humble standing. All in all this is a exceptional book for the outstanding business woman she has become. Bravo!

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  • Tania Rockwell
  • 2020-12-17

So inspiring❣️

This book helped me to see my life from a different view. If I learned anything it was to always be authentic to myself. Jen is so inspiring in many ways. Thank you!

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  • Jasper
  • 2020-12-17

Loved every minute

This book was incredible! Felt like it was written for me. Thank you Jen!! 🖤💜

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  • Carol R.
  • 2020-12-16

can we best friends?

I don’t know what I expected and what made me buy the book but, wow thank you! what a great read for the end of 2020. It is non-cheesy encouraging, inspiring and just a great read I’ll share with all my friends!

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  • Amber E Robinson
  • 2020-12-10

Amazing read for anyone!

I am not a hairstylist, but I do have my own business that relies heavily on self-promotion. I am an avid reader and love memoirs, so I thought I'd give Jen Atkin's book a try. I thought she may have some funny stories and she's clearly very successful, so maybe I'd learn a thing or two. I finished the book in one day. Jen's approach is classy, professional and honest. She offers tips on confidence, promotion, professionalism, networking and more!

And like I said, you don't have to be a hairstylist, an influencer or running a product line to read this book. I'm a psychotherapist in Beverly Hills and I learned so much from Jen. Thank you!!

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  • Kelli
  • 2020-12-10

Amazing Book! Highly recommend!

Couldn't stop listening! I think I'll even listen again! Highly recommend this to anyone looking to stay their own business!

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  • Marci Lloyd
  • 2020-12-08

Woowww

the advice and encouragement I didn't know I even need. a MUST read for literally everyone. would make a GREAT gift!! 10/10 would recommend!!

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  • Anna Keaney
  • 2021-03-22

Amazing!

I felt like this book was meant for me.
Highly recommend, you won’t be disappointed

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-03-02

A dreamers guide

I appreciate that Jen Atkin offers her story with humility and humor. She’s a badass in her industry and yet she’s open to sharing her trade secrets and manual for getting to the top.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 2021-02-22

Excellent storytelling with helpful advice

Loved this title. I’ve always been very curious about Jen Atkins story. While Jen tells her story, she also provides wisdom and life tips. Thank you for writing and sharing!