Portrait of Carla Hall

Carla Hall:


Carla Hall is a world-famous chef and TV personality. She is known for her appearances on Bravo’s Top Chef, her cookbook Carla Hall’s Soul Food: Everyday and Celebration, and her podcast Say Yes! with Carla Hall. Her career began when she left a job in accounting to become a model in Paris and pursue her love of cooking. Her mantra? “Say yes. Adventure follows, then growth.”

Interview: A Conversation with Carla Hall

In this video interview, Carla talks with Gretchen Rubin about her Four Tendencies personality framework and how she has found success with her Rebel Tendency.

As a Rebel, I have a strong sense of self—what I want to do, what I don’t want to do.​

Carla Hall

About Rebels

For Rebels, a sense of identity is essential to achieving their aims. For more information about the Rebel Tendency and the Four Tendencies personality framework:

Episode 43
“You Can’t Make Me, and Neither Can I.” Listener Round-Up of the Four Tendencies.

A Mother’s Brilliant Strategy for Dealing with Rebel Pre-schooler

Habit Strategies and Tips for Rebels

More About the Four Tendencies

The Four Tendencies is a personality framework developed by Gretchen Rubin that reveals how we respond to inner and outer expectations. Learn more about yourself and others with our collection of resources.

Gretchen holding The Four Tendencies book

Explore the Collection

Watch interviews with every Tendency and learn more about the Four Tendencies framework.

The Four Tendencies circle

Find Out Your Tendency

Find out whether you’re an Obliger, Questioner, Upholder, or Rebel.​