Amy Poehler has numerous titles and accolades next to her name - she received a Golden Globe award and five consecutive Emmy nominations for her role as Leslie Knope on the hit show Parks and Recreation, is the host and producer of her award-winning, inspiring online series "Smart Girls at the Party" and will appear in a number of upcoming film projects, including The Nest, alongside her longtime-partner and close friend Tina Fey, as well as directing and producing various projects. She can now add author to the list, having just penned her first book, Yes Please, a thought provoking and entertaining collection of personal stories and advice. Having just been through the process of writing the book, she says she is now fully "on to herself."
I had the electric experience of sitting down with Amy as part of AOL BUILD, in which she shared her quick-witted blend of humor and wisdom on a wide range of topics including her career advice ("Commit just as much time doing the thing as you have been talking about it."), how to "surf your life" (...
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