A Woman Makes A Plan

A Woman Makes A Plan : Advice for a Lifetime of Adventure, Beauty, and Success

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Warm, honest and true--A Woman Makes A Plan is full of insight as well as a good dose of humor, offering readers a lifetime of hard-won advice.
--Diane Von Furstenberg

The international supermodel shares personal stories and lessons learned from a life of living dangerously--carefully

Maye Musk is a fashionable, charming, jet-setting supermodel with a fascinating and tight-knit circle of family and friends--and is 71 years old. But things were not always so easy or glamorous--she became a single mom at 31, struggling through poverty to provide for her three children; dealt with weight issues as a plus-size model and overcame ageism in the modeling industry; and established a lifelong career as a respected dietitian, all the while starting over in eight different cities across three countries and two continents. But she made her way through it all with an indomitable spirit and a no-nonsense attitude to become a global success at what she calls the prime of her life.

As everyone who follows her obsessively on social media knows, Maye is a fount of frank and practical advice on how the choices you make in every decade can pay off in surprising, exciting ways throughout your life. In A Woman Makes a Plan, Maye shares experiences from her life conveying hard-earned wisdom on career (the harder you work, the luckier you get), family (let the people you love go their own way), health (there is no magic pill), and adventure (make room for discovery, but always be ready for anything). You can't control all that happens in life, but you can have the life you want at any age. All you have to do is make a plan.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 127 x 198 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Pamela Dorman Books
  • United States
  • English
  • 1984878522
  • 9781984878526
  • 25,222

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"Musk is finally ready to share her extraordinary journey, in the book A Woman Makes a Plan. . . . It includes not just memories but also life advice, her beloved bean soup recipe, and never-before-seen photos from Musk's family vault."
--Harper's Bazaar

At 74, Maye continues to work every day to inspire those around her.
- MJ Day, editor-in-chief of SI Swimsuit, on Maye Musk's cover of the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue

I have long admired Maye Musk as both a model and a woman. She has inspired so many throughout her career, and her invaluable wisdom and insight come to life on each page of this book.
--Karlie Kloss

Warm, honest and true--A Woman Makes A Plan is full of insight as well as a good dose of humor, offering readers a lifetime of hard-won advice. Maye Musk is a Woman In Charge who knows life is full of surprises, and owns it all!
--Diane von Furstenberg

Stunning beauty Maye Musk is living proof that a healthy diet is the foundation for a fun vibrant, active, energetic life.
--Christie Brinkley

"A Woman Makes a Plan brims with career advice, skin-care secrets . . . and self-improvement hacks, learned from a full, adventurous and ultimately fabulous life as an entrepreneur and beauty icon. . . . 71-year-old Maye Musk is a jet-setting supermodel with a lifetime of fantastic opportunities, inspiring stories, and hard-won experience that makes this book a pleasure to read."
--New York Post

"[In] A Woman Makes a Plan, Musk describes how her personal and professional struggles taught her to invest in her full potential. . . . the biggest piece of advice found in the book . . . is that you can have the life you want at any age."
--The Loop

"[A Woman Makes a Plan is indeed] chalk full of amazing adventure, beauty, and success . . . Pick it up, friends!"
--City TV

"[A Woman Makes a Plan] offers a revealing glimpse of her billionaire son's unconventional upbringing . . . it not only tells the story of how she was raised, but also sheds some light onto the dynamics at play within the Musk family."

"Who doesn't want the most fabulous life ever? If that describes you but you think you're 'too old, ' then read A Woman Makes a Plan by Maye Musk. It's a book of advice, but also a bio by a woman who's had an interesting life and is willing to share it. Hint: speaking of share, it's a great story to share across the ages."
--The Washington Informer
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About Maye Musk

Maye Musk is an international supermodel, registered dietitian-nutritionist, and worldwide speaker. She is frequently featured in major fashion magazines such as Vanity Fair, Vogue, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and Allure and on the cover of New York Magazine among others. Born in Canada, Maye lived in South Africa for several years and now resides in Los Angeles.
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3,162 ratings
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3 23% (729)
2 7% (220)
1 2% (75)
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