New Year ... new Skimm’d from the Couch. We’re starting off the year with the queen of motivation, Jillian Michaels. You might remember Jillian as a trainer on the hit NBC show, “The Biggest Loser,” or from her fitness DVDs. But you might not know that she has also built a wellness empire, including an exercise streaming platform and an award-winning fitness app. Jillian’s also a best-selling author and has brand-new book: “The 6 Keys: Unlock Your Genetic Potential for Ageless Strength, Health, and Beauty.”*
On the couch, she talks to us about how she motivates herself, leading by example, and making long-term resolutions ... that you can actually keep.
By the way … if you’ve been following theSkimm, you know we’re all about books. So we decided to start telling you about some of the books that have helped us build theSkimm. This week: “The Messy Middle,” by our friend and mentor Scott Belsky.* Jillian all about goal setting, and so is "The Messy Middle" – it's all about how startups can succeed in the long term. Get it here.
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*PS: these reads are independently curated by our editorial team. If you buy something from one of our links, theSkimm may earn a little something in return. Thanks.