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Chutzpah Wisdom and Wine Book Reviews: What Everyone is Saying...

Heather Dean, media producer, celebrity interviewer and author

                                   "It’s such a satisfying read"

It’s such a satisfying read and at the same time it’s clear that you have several books in you!

Every section of the book has substance, each slice of life adding to the next.

What I also appreciate is that this book is not merely a collection of adventures, upheavals and triumphs; when the reader reaches the last pages it is clear that our dear author has also undergone an essential shift in outlook. There is personal growth and maturity in what otherwise could have been a collection of tales (incredible tales!) from a high-achieving woman.


                              "Laugh out loud funny, irreverent, personal, with a side of wisdom."

Even with her Type A personality, success and get-it-done attitude, Jodi is still vulnerable and relatable in these pages. She shares her stories - the good the bad and the ugly - and her valuable takeaways. There's something for everyone here to connect with and to apply to their lives, whether a hilarious blunder or a serious battle. A great read!

Suzanne Balaban

                               "A How to Handbook for a Gutsy, Glorious Life."

Reading Jodi’s exhilarating book is a little like opening up a Russian matroyshka doll. Stories nest inside stories, worlds reveal worlds and each time you think, that’s it! We’re here! This woman can’t possibly have done something else...but there it is. A new business, a new country, a new cause. I don’t know Jodi personally, but I am deeply inspired by her kindness, her vision and her expansiveness. Handsomely supported by her entire family, I hope this book inspires a cult of others who ask “What Would Jodi Do?” when they too come across unfairness and wrongdoing in the world. “Don’t tell me no” says Jodi, and we can all learn from her unstinting determination and extraordinary generosity. Chutzpah? Yes, but served with straight forward South African wisdom, and barrels of wine - no “h.”

S. Newman

                                   "An excellent read!"

An incredible story of one woman's determination to bring about change in the world and overcome any obstacles along her way. A story of how to be truly unstoppable and make a powerful impact on those around us, told in Jodi's honest and refreshing way.
The book is sometimes funny, sometimes sad, always entertaining and totally inspiring!
I loved every page and would highly recommend!

G. Por

                                   "filled with funny anecdotes, exciting adventures and sweet memories!"

I challenge you to read the book, discover how you are different from the author, and find out what you can learn from her. Or you can just enjoy the ride along with her as the book is filled with funny anecdotes, exciting adventures and sweet memories. Ironically, as she wrote, “No matter how much we study or read, experience is a more valuable education.” So go ahead and internalize her motto too “My life motto is Lech lecha. Go. Or, just do it.” 

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