Anyone else love a good Summer reading list? I know we can't be the only ones that believe that a good book to read on our vacations or on our lunch breaks is a Summer essential. If you're like us here at BTW, you'll just love this Summer reading list we came up with for all of our boss babes out there!
We all know that all good books eventually end up on the big screen, and #Girlboss is no different. If you've watched the Netflix series, you'll understand that the book has to be just that good. The book based on Sophia Amoruso’s success in the fashion industry takes you on her journey from selling vintage clothes on eBay to launching her Nasty Gal company. Girlboss has now become a major media company, and while Sophia is no longer with Nasty Gal, she's one of our favorite boss babes out there!
The Entrepreneur Mind
To achieve unimaginable business success and financial wealth, you have to change the way you think. In other words, you must develop the Entrepreneur Mind, a way of thinking that comes from learning the vital lessons of the best entrepreneurs. Kevin D. Johnson, president of multimillion-dollar company Johnson Media Inc. and a serial entrepreneur for several years, shares the essential beliefs, characteristics, and habits of elite entrepreneurs. Johnson identifies key lessons that every entrepreneur must learn: Strategy, Education, People, Finance, Marketing and Sales, Leadership, and Motivation. Lessons include how to think big, who makes the best business partners, what captivates investors, when to abandon a business idea, where to avoid opening a business bank account, and why too much formal education can hinder your entrepreneurial growth.
Secrets of Six-Figure Women
Barbara Stanny, a renowned financial educator and journalist, explains the seven strategies of female empire-builders in Secrets of Six-Figure Women. These strategies include Profit Motive, Audacity, Resilience, Encouragement, Self-Awareness, Non-attachment, and Financial Know-How. In her book, she interviews women of all backgrounds and fields that have worked their way to a six-figure income and explains the strategies they used to get there.
Lean-in Women, Work, and the Will to Lead
Sheryl Sandberg, author and COO of Facebook, has become an icon amongst young women and explains in her book how women can "lean in" and take charge in the workplace. As the ultimate success story, Sheryl provides advice on mentorship, negotiation and building your career.
The Power of Habit
In The Power of Habit, Charles Duhigg explains why habits exist and how they can be changed. At its core, The Power of Habit contains an exhilarating argument: The key to exercising regularly, losing weight, being more productive, and achieving success is understanding how habits work. As Duhigg shows, by harnessing this new science, we can transform our businesses, our communities, and our lives.