The Extraordinary UnOrdinary You: Follow Your Own Path, Discover Your Own Journey
Finalist: 15th Annual National Indie Excellence Awards -- Inspirational category
An Entrepreneur Magazine “MUST-READ for 2021” that inspires both personally & professionally. Nat’l. book award winner with over 5 dozen 5-star reviews affirms you too will be motivated in reading her real-world, actionable, and uplifting insights into changing the way you see yourself so the world around you can change.
“Knego, a former elementary school teacher and mother of six, debuts with an exuberant testament to the ways positivity, curiosity, and self-reflection can help one discover purpose in life. She draws on her experiences with adoption, career changes, and raising a large family to distill hard-won lessons on how to effect positive change in others. Knego encourages readers to embrace the ability to change lives, be authentic, and remember that ‘you don't have to change the world, just your corner of it.’ ...her life experiences serve as a testament to the power of maintaining an open-mind while pursuing one's passions.” —Publishers Weekly
“Simone (Knego) is an inspirational leader and role model who teaches by her wonderful example. As a leader of Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), most recently as co-chair of its National Young Leadership Cabinet, Simone's life and actions impact and lift those around her. Many are recipients of her generosity, mind, and spirit.” —Mark Wilf, owner/president, Minnesota Vikings, board chair, Jewish Federations of North America
“Simone takes the reader on a journey that is refreshingly authentic and utterly heartwarming. It is a bold and beautiful reminder that every decision has a ripple effect, every failure comes with a life lesson, and it takes ordinary actions to create extraordinary impact.” —Alison Lebovitz, host of The A List, PBS