Jessica Rodriguez-Bunevacz now an author

In a move that surprised even the closest of her friends, celebrity wife and mother, former talent manager and actress Jessica Rodriguez, is a brand new author of a self-help book called Date Like a Girl, Marry Like A Woman: The Polished Woman’s Guide to Love, Romance and Sex.

The book has just been released online and can be purchased at Jessica is preparing for a bigger launch soon.

Happily married to triathlete and businessman David Bunevacz for 15 years now and blessed with three lovely children, Jessica migrated with her family to the US under painful circumstances many years ago. But as they say, you can’t put a good (wo)man down. 

Jessica Rodriguez-Bunevacz has a self-help book on love, romance and sex
And Jessica is one such woman of faith, tenacity, talent and resourcefulness. 

She found good use of all her complex life experiences by writing them down, and thereby proving to everyone that indeed, even the wildest of our dreams can become a reality. Date Like A Girl, Marry Like a Woman is such resounding proof of victory for this lady. Jessica says of her new book, “I will be the first person to tell you that I never thought it was in me to write, much less author an entire book. Since we resided in California, I have been in search of my real purpose. My relationships are always the best part of my life and I found I had it in me to inspire people, and actually give them sound advice about love and life. So, I learned to write. And then I found my purpose. I hope people will enjoy reading this book as much as I had enjoyed writing it and sharing my life in the process.”

Date Like a Girl, Marry Like a Woman: The Polished Woman’s Guide to Love, Romance, and Sex will help you navigate how to have a good time with “Mr. Right Now” and how to hold onto “Mr. Right” once you find him. 

Providing a mix easy-to-follow rules and anecdotes showcasing how they worked (and in some cases what happened when they were ignored), Jessica Bunevacz is the best friend you’ll wish you had all along and the one whose advice you’ll go back to again and again. It never asks a woman to shy away from her impulses or to hide who she is or what she wants, and instead celebrates her independence and sensuality while showing her ways that she can make her romantic life more fulfilling.

Her book is about shedding your insecurities, and offers insight on looking, feeling, and being your best, with an emphasis on having your own life. Additionally, this is the book you’ll come back to even after you say, “I do,” to your man. Understanding that happily ever after may be a good way to end a movie, but isn’t a good way to start a marriage. You can find real tips about everything from friendship to sex to finances with both humor and heart. 

Ultimately, Date Like a Girl, Marry Like a Woman: The Polished Woman’s Guide to Love, Romance, and Sex is a work that is meant to transcend beyond the pages as it’s lessons are applied in daily life. 

You can purchase your online copy now at


‘The Apprentice Asia Winner’ publishes motivational book for Gen Y

The Apprentice Asia winner and business icon Jonathan Yabut 
Jonathan Yabut, the proud Filipino winner of the hit reality TV show, The Apprentice Asia Season 1, recently launched his autobiography and motivational book, From Grit to Great. The book shares his life journey from humble beginnings to winning the “world’s toughest job interview.” 

Jonathan today is Southeast Asia’s leading business icon representing the Gen Y workforce. He is best known today as a motivational speaker and consultant for Fortune 500 Companies focusing on development and management of millennial workers. 

What started out as a series of posts on his popular Facebook Fanpage ( became a collection of stories on how Jonathan won the show through leadership and grit. 

Written by a millennial icon for his fellow millennials, From Grit to Great is a delightful treat for aspiring students, rock star yuppies, and budding entrepreneurs looking for inspiration and motivation on “making it big”. The book is a compilation of Jonathan’s personally written articles and blogs during his one-year apprenticeship featuring: 

Fuelling success from grit:  What is grit? How do you develop grit? Jonathan explains that you don’t need to be an Einstein, a Richie Rich, nor a royalty to succeed in life—what you need is grit. 

Behind the scenes spilled:  From bedroom to boardroom, Jon reveals juicy secrets and life lessons he learned from Tony Fernandes and fellow candidates. 

Hack the corporate world:  From working smart (and not hard), to applying the 80/20 rule, get practical daily tips on how to climb the corporate ladder faster!

Be the next Apprentice: Aspiring to win the next season of The Apprentice Asia? Learn tips and tactics in making it to the Final 12 from the winner himself!

For every book that you purchase, a portion of the book’s proceeds will be donated to educational NGOs in Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Vietnam*. A product of scholarship himself, Jonathan aspires to reach out and improve the quality of teaching and financial assistance to less-privileged but promising students in the region.

Jonathan today is based today in Kuala Lumpur serving as a marketing director for the Tune Group of Companies managed by Malaysian business mogul, Tony Fernandes. He owns his own management consultancy firm, The JY Ventures & Consultancy. He is also an accomplished business writer for news sites such as Rappler, The Malaysian Star, and The Jakarta Post.

The beneficiaries of From Grit to Great are Yayasan Bright Foundation Indonesia, Teach for Malaysia, Student Development Fund of Vietnam, and UP School of Economics Alumni Foundation.


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