How to Fix Your Sh*t

How to Fix Your Sh*t

A Straightforward Guide to a Better Life


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Do you dream of what you want to achieve in life - whether it's setting up your own business, getting in shape, or writing a novel - but never seem to get round to actually doing it? Does now just never feel like a good time to start?

In January 2015, Shaa Wasmund made a decision: to finally get what she wanted. 3 years after packing in her business (and her salary) to take the plunge, life is everything she hoped it would be. And she has discovered that the key to getting what you want is within easy reach. It's all in the mind.

In Want It Get It, entrepreneur and bestselling author Shaa Wasmund sets out her tried and tested methods for conquering fear and exploring new avenues of opportunity. In this simple and systematic guide, she will empower you to ditch the excuses and start living the life you've always wanted.


  • An entrepreneur's guide to fixing your life ... Sháá Wasmund knows how to get things done
    Financial Times

About the author

Sháá Wasmund

Sháá Wasmund MBE is one of the UK's most prominent female entrepreneurs and a champion of small businesses. She is the author of the #1 bestselling book Stop Talking, Start Doing and the founder and driving force behind Smarta, the UK's leading support platform for small business owners. In 2015 she was awarded an MBE for services to business and entrepreneurship, and the Institute of Directors named her as one of the best-connected people in the UK.

Sháá was educated at the London School of Economics, during which time she wrote for Cosmopolitan. After interviewing World Champion boxer Chris Eubank, he asked her to manage his PR - and while still at university she promoted Eubank's second world title fight (with 18 million viewers).

In 1994 Sháá started her own PR firm, with Sir James Dyson as her first client, and helped build Dyson into a global leader. In 1998 she moved into the digital world, becoming a founding director alongside Sir Bob Geldof of the early travel site She went on to launch her own social networking site, Mykindaplace, selling it six years later to BSkyB, before setting up Smarta in 2009.
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