** FILE ** In this Oct. 29, 2007 file photo, CBS news anchor Katie Couric is shown in New York. The "CBS Evening News" audience has taken a noticeable dip ever since the latest round of speculation over Katie Couric's job. The broadcast averaged 5.34 million viewers last week, breaking a record low for CBS News' flagship show that had been set the week before, according to Nielsen Media Research. (AP Photo/Peter Kramer, file)
Katie Couric and some famous friends are sharing tips on how to succeed.
The CBS television anchor has compiled "The Best Advice I Ever Got: Lessons from Extraordinary Lives." The book features contributions from Alex Rodriguez, Meryl Streep, Condoleezza Rice and more than 100 others. Random House announced Thursday that it is scheduled to come out April 12.
The project originated with a commencement speech Couric gave last spring. Profits will be donated to Scholarship America, a nonprofit scholarship and educational support organization. Couric, who has written two children's books, will also include insights about her life and career, from her years on NBC's "Today" show to her current work with CBS.