ABC News and Good Morning America correspondent Adrienne Bankert is celebrating the release of her debut book, “Your Hidden Superpower: The Kindness That Makes You Unbeatable at Work and Connects You With Anyone.” The former KCRA news personality’s book came out on June 9 via HarperCollins.

In “Your Hidden Superpower,” Bankert, an Emmy and Edward R. Murrow award-winning reporter, shares her professional and personal insight about how the simple act of kindness can have a profound impact and create positive change in the workplace, as well as in day-to-day living. She provides examples of how kindness can open doors to personal fulfillment, and why it’s a vital key to authenticity and ultimately self-confidence.

On Wednesday, June 24 at 4:45 pm, the Sacramento Library is scheduled to host a one hour talk and book signing with Ms. Bankert and moderated by ABC 10’s Keristen Holmes as part of their Authors Uncovered series. The live stream event is free and open to the public who can register at

As a television correspondent, presenter, mentor, speaker, and reporter who has covered Prince Harry and Meghan Markle’s Royal Wedding, and who has interviewed top celebs from Harrison Ford to Lady Gaga, Bradley Cooper, Dwayne Johnson, Ryan Reynolds, and more, The Sacramento native taps into her personal life experiences to help readers uncover their own superpower through kindness. With years of thoughtfully practicing kindness every day herself, she imparts the benefits that simple acts of kindness can bring to people who commit to practicing it in their own lives.

In her book, Ms. Bankert shares numerous stories from her conversations and connections confirming the phenomenal power of being kind, as well as revealing ways others can jump-start kindness as a lifestyle including:

Knowing what to do next when at a life or career crossroads.

Practical ways to make time for kindness in our crazy busy lives.

An answer to the question, “what makes you so special?”

How social media can be a vehicle for kindness and relationships.

As a consultant, Ms. Bankert is foremost a friend, mentor, and tour guide to men and women – from established leaders to those in the early stages of their career – helping them find their way in the greatest adventure they will ever embark upon– life.

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