The entrepreneur and philanthropist's A-Z guide and manifesto for personal growth and for turning problems into assets In the newest entry in Phaidon's popular advice series, the internationally renowned fashion designer and philanthropist Diane von Furstenberg shares her accessible, empowering manifesto. In an easy-to-navigate A-Z format, Own It is her blueprint for enjoying both personal and professional growth at any age. 'The secret to life is one thing: own it. Own our imperfections. Own our vulnerability; it becomes our strength. Whatever our challenge is, own it. Owning it is the first step to everything.'