Sam Caron

Sam Caron

Book review: Rare Breed by Sunny Bonnell and Ashleigh Hansberger

What do you do when somebody tells you the traits that people frown upon, could be the biggest tools to jumpstart your career?

That is the exact claim Sunny and Ashleigh make in their book “Rare Breed: A guide to success for the Defiant, Dangerous, and different.” They are wildly convinced that the people that change the world are the ones that are different, defiant and dangerous.

In particular they talk about 7 traits rare breeds have that make them into the world-changing person that they are. A lot of these traits are the ones society works hard for to get out of people.

We are mostly told to be safe, calm and have nice predictable life.

Sunny and Ashleigh like to throw that straight out of the window. They want you to fully embrace who you are and teach you exactly how to turn the “weaknesses” that make you you into your biggest strengths.

There is a quote in the book by Sunny’s father that really hit home. “Not everyone will love you, some will hate you. But the ones who get you will never forget you.” The way the book talks about their defeats and lessons they have learnt along the way are very inspiring.

The 7 virtues of a rare breed.

  • Rebellious
  • Audacious
  • Obsessed
  • Hot-blooded
  • Weird
  • Hypnotic
  • Emotional

These words are often looked at with a negative undertone, but the way this book flips and twists these into tools for success is marvellous.
They really did a great job of linking their own personal experiences and lessons into what makes a rare breed.

So if you have ever been called any of these 7 traits, you might have what it takes to become a rare breed.

Book giveaway

I’m giving away 3 copies of this book, which you can win by:
– Liking the @wearemotto Instagram page
– Letting me know why you are a rare breed or tag a rare breed in the comments of this post
– Leaving your e-mail below so I can contact you if you’ve won.

Winners can pick between physical version or kindle e-book.
The contest includes free shipping within US.

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If you familiarise with any of the virtues of the rare breed, the book is a must read. Even if you don’t, reading about Sunny’s and Ashleigh’s story is still very inspiring. You can order the book on Amazon.
Click here to order the book.


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