The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness

The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness

The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness

The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness


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From the platinum-selling recording artist and New York Times bestselling author of The Autobiography of Gucci Mane comes The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness—an unprecedented look at Gucci Mane’s secrets to success, health, wealth, and self-improvement.

From Gucci: “I live by the principles in this book. I wanted to write this book to give you a tool set. This book should touch people who are going through something. It’s not going to be easy. But study these words, and put them into action. I want this book to keep you motivated. I want you to keep coming back to it for guidance and inspiration. You can put it on your shelf and keep going to The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness. This book is a challenge. Don’t underestimate yourself. Don’t think you can’t achieve the impossible. Everyone needs some game, so here it is. The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness is for the world. Enjoy.”

In this inspiring follow-up to his iconic memoir, Gucci Mane gifts us with his playbook for living your own life. Packed with stunning photographs, this motivational guidebook is “a story of conquering your demons and becoming the best version of yourself” (Highsnobiety). Gucci Mane emerged transformed after a turbulent life of violence, crime, and addiction to becoming a dazzling embodiment of the power of positivity, focus, and hard work. Using examples from his life of unparallel success, Gucci Mane looks inward and upward to offer his blueprint for greatness. Now, anyone with big ambitions and bigger dreams can “live the Gucci Mane way” (Kirkus Reviews).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781982146795
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
Publication date: 11/09/2021
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 45,368
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

About The Author
Gucci Mane is a critically acclaimed, platinum-selling recording artist and New York Times bestselling author of The Autobiography of Gucci Mane. He has released fifteen studio albums and over a hundred overall projects. The Gucci Mane Guide to Greatness is his second book. CONNECT WITH GUCCI MANE at, Instagram @LaFlare1017, Twitter @Gucci1017, Facebook @GucciMane, and YouTube @OfficialGucciMane.

Table of Contents

Intro xiii

We Got a Long Way to Go! xv

Part I The Essentials 1

Stop Underestimating Yourself 3

It's imperative That I Change the Narrative 7

Time Is Valuable, Spend It Wisely 11

Refocus and Go Harder 19

Just Keep Improving 25

Do What You Got to Do 31

Find Something to Be 35

Part II The Process 41

Every Day Is a Chance to Get Better 43

Look Up, Look Down, Then Look Around 47

Embrace Every Challenge 51

Work in Silence 55

Be Resilient 59

Part III Accountability 101 67

Everybody Must Be Held Accountable 69

Self-Discipline Brings Riches 75

Self-Awareness Is a Valuable Weapon 81

Part IV Your People 87

Choose Your Friends Carefully 89

Avoid Lazy and Miserable People 95

Haters Are Going to Say You Were Cloned 99

Women Are Brilliant 103

If You Don't Know the Old Me, You Don't Really Know Me 107

Protect Yourself at All Times 111

Never Let Being Liked Get in the Way of Being Respected 117

Lead by Example 121

Part V Work Ethic 125

Nobody Cares. Work Harder 127

Don't Be Lazy 131

When They Sleep, I'm Grinding 135

Do More, Get More 139

Whatever It Is, Do It Now 143

Part VI Opportunity 145

Stay Ready 147

I Can Make Something Outta Nothin' 149

Make Today Count 153

I Turn Burdens into Blessings 159

Part VII Success 165

Whatever You're Thinking, Think Bigger 167

I'm Cut from a Different Cloth 171

Prepare Yourself to Be Successful 177

Relax, but Don't Get Comfortable 183

I Don't Do Things for Fun 189

Learn to Compartmentalize 195

Fuck Everybody, Stack Your Bread 199

Part VIII The Power of Love 203

I Love My Wife 205

I Told My Wife Her Presence is the Present 211

Livin' the Life, Me and My Fine-Ass Wife 215

Hot Wife, Rich Husband 219

I'd Rather Just Chill Wit' Babe 227

Happy Wife, Happy Life 229

Part IX Final Words 231

I'm Blessed and Grateful 233

If You Keep Looking Back, You'll Trip Going Forward 237

Never Quit on Yourself! 239

Acknowledgments 241

Photo Credits 245

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