Brande Roderick

Brande Roderick was Playboy Playmate of the Year (2001), the star of Baywatch Hawaii, and was featured in 2009’s Celebrity Apprentice. She has also appeared in several films, such as Starsky & Hutch and The Nanny Diaries. Brande starred on of the first season of The Surreal Life, and guest starred on a variety of other television shows, including Joey, Beverly Hills 90210, Just Shoot Me, Jesse, and Love Boat: The Next Wave. Brande acts as CEO of Financially Hung, a company that combines professional and social networking with entertainment and philanthropy. She also founded She-Ra Productions, a film and television company that has produced several half-hour pilots.

Roderick penned her first book in collaboration with Liz Topp. The book, Bounce, Don’t Break: Brande’s Guide to Life, Love, and Success, shares the tips of the trade Roderick has learned along the way, and encourages women everywhere not to let self-doubt stand in the way of their success. The book contains a compendium of tips on how to maximize your assets and acknowledge your faults, emphasizing hard work, self-reliance, courage and entrepreneurial fortitude. Bounce Don’t Break will be published by Running Press.

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Bounce, Don't Break

by Brande Roderick

Bounce, Don’t Break has something for every age - from the young woman unsure of what lies ahead to the seasoned businesswoman who is looking to sharpen her game. Brande takes the reader in hand and guides her through eight steps to success that assess self-reliance and self-esteem; help the reader identify personal and professional goals and determine whether she is working hard enough for them; break down financial advice; offer guidance on finding love (coupled with some of her past dating adventures); and reveal that personal resilience is the key to success in business and in life.

Packed with fun and informative quizzes to help the reader to assess where she is in her own journey, useful sidebars with tips and tricks Brande has picked up along the way, as well as personal anecdotes illustrated with more than 40 photographs, this inspirational book shows that with resilience, hard work, and clear, defined goals, any woman can be successful like Brande.

Published in Self Help/Advice