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Short Synopsis
A timeless book of lessons on mentorship, teaching, and learning from New York Times bestselling author Tim Gunn, host of the Emmy Award–nominated reality TV series Project Runway.

Full Synopsis
Tim Gunn, America's favorite reality TV cohost, is known for his kind but firm approach in providing wisdom, guidance, and support to the scores of design hopefuls on Project Runway. Having begun his fashion career as a teacher at Parsons The New School for Design, Tim knows more than a thing or two about mentorship and how to convey invaluable pearls of wisdom in an approachable, accessible manner.

While Gunn's Golden Rules showcased Tim "as life coach," imparting lessons based on his personal experiences, Tim Gunn: The Natty Professor will focus on Tim "as teacher." Divided into sections on common themes—leadership, curiosity, diversity, understanding, and empathy—this practical, timely book takes us on a journey through life lessons and uses Tim's own personal experiences, from the classroom to the therapist's office, to illustrate larger concepts. Each chapter will end with a "life assignment," where Tim challenges you to apply the lessons you've learned in practical mentoring or teaching situations.

"[Tim Gunn is] authentic with his well-known, distinct voice and speaking mannerisms." ---AudioFile

"Impeccably read by Gunn, who personifies perfection and compassion." ---Booklist Audio Review

"Gunn's unique view of the world and genuine desire to help others are apparent on every page of this must-read." ---Publishers Weekly

"Gunn's warmth, wit, and wisdom shine through." ---Library Journal

"This was an entertaining and enlightening read." ---Better You!

Tim Gunn: the Natty Professor

A Master Class on Mentoring, Motivating and Making It Work!

Author Tim Gunn

Narrated by Tim Gunn

Publication date Mar 24, 2015

Running time 5 hrs 24 min

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