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Why Should Guys Have All the Fun?

Updated: Jul 25, 2023

5 Star Review

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Book Description

Widowed mom shatters notions of how trailblazing CEOs look and act.

If Crazy Rich Asians and a Greek tragedy had a literary offspring, it would be the spitting image of Why Should Guys Have All the Fun? The true story of resolute immigration lawyer and activist Loida Lewis, Why Should Guys Have All the Fun? begins with Loida’s adventure-packed Philippine upbringing. A torrid love affair with brilliant, irascible financier Reginald Lewis follows, as does regal living in Manhattan and Paris, and gut-wrenching loss, all before Loida shockingly commandeers a multibillion-dollar, multinational conglomerate and leads it with aplomb.

You’ll learn how she dealt with her husband's untimely death at the age of 50 and how she managed to raise two independent daughters even as she shepherded a multinational corporation to record earnings. Readers will also find:

  • Explorations of how the author overcame her severe depression after the loss of her beloved husband

  • Discussions of how faith and perseverance helped Loida overcome the myriad challenges and obstacles in her path

  • How the author, a Filipina-American woman, navigated a business world dominated by hard-charging white males

A fascinating and engaging memoir from one of America's leading female executives, Why Should Guys Have All the Fun? is an inspiring and uplifting true story of how an ordinary person can rise to achieve extraordinary things.

Editorial Review - by Michael Beas

Lewis's narrative is a testament to the power of determination, resilience, and breaking through barriers. As the esteemed Chair and CEO of TLC Beatrice, LLC, she shares her experiences and insights, shedding light on the challenges she faced as a woman, particularly as an Asian American woman, in the male-dominated business world.

One of the highlights of the book her ability to intertwine personal anecdotes with valuable business advice. She masterfully blends her personal story with practical tips for aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders, making this book an invaluable resource for anyone seeking to succeed in the corporate world.

Lewis's voice is strong and empowering throughout the book. Her unwavering belief in herself and her capabilities is palpable, inspiring readers to embrace their own strengths and chase their dreams fearlessly. Her determination to overcome obstacles and her refusal to conform to societal expectations make her a remarkable role model for individuals from all walks of life.

Moreover, Lewis's storytelling is compelling and engaging. She effortlessly draws readers into her world, offering insights into her personal life, her struggles, and her triumphs. From her experiences as a young immigrant to her rise to prominence in the business world, every chapter is infused with emotion, authenticity, and wisdom. Truly Inspiring!

While the book primarily focuses on Lewis's professional journey, it also delves into her personal life. She candidly shares the joys and challenges of balancing her career with marriage and motherhood, highlighting the importance of finding harmony in these aspects of life.

In conclusion, "Why Should Guys Have All the Fun?" is a must-read memoir that offers a unique perspective on entrepreneurship, diversity, and the pursuit of success. Loida Lewis's story is an inspiration to all, reminding us that with determination, resilience, and a refusal to accept limitations, we can overcome any obstacles in our path. It has that WOW factor that motivates and shows us the power behind being human.

About the Author

Loida Lewis, the esteemed Chair and CEO of TLC Beatrice, LLC, a family investment firm, boasts an impressive professional journey. A licensed attorney in both the Philippines and New York, Mrs. Lewis accomplished a groundbreaking feat by becoming the first Asian and Filipino woman to conquer the New York bar examination without pursuing legal studies in the United States.

Before assuming her current leadership role, Mrs. Lewis dedicated a decade of service as a General Attorney in the US Immigration and Naturalization Service, presently known as the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services. During her tenure, she triumphed in a discrimination case against the INS in 1979. Leveraging her profound expertise, Mrs. Lewis co-authored the highly regarded publication "How to Get A Green Card," which has garnered immense popularity and is now in its 14th edition. Additionally, she penned the book "Why Should Guys Have All The Fun?"

Mrs. Lewis currently resides in New York City.

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