In the tradition of Kabul Beauty School and Start Something That Matters comes an inspiring story of social entrepreneurship from Jessica Jackley, the co-founder of Kiva, the first online microlending platform for the working poor. Featuring lessons learned from successful businesses in the world’s poorest countries, Jessica Jackley’s book, Clay Water Brick, will motivate readers to more deeply appreciate the incredible entrepreneurial potential that exists in every human being on this planet, especially themselves.
In her new book, Rising from the Ashes, successful serial entrepreneur and now author, Miyanda Katiwa, brilliantly draws life changing lessons from her experiences in life and business. She shares her moments of struggle, brokenness and hopelessness, and gives some invaluable lessons that will help any other woman entrepreneur to overcome their own challenges. Once broke, jobless and stateless, plus going through at the same time the heart wrenching experience of a painful divorce, Miyanda emerged as a successful entrepreneur and business consultant in her own right, building a strong human resource consultancy firm in Zambia. Today she is a serial entrepreneur, launching another highly successful agribusiness Pamushana Farm, specializing in growing seedlings for food production.
The perfect blend of business and drama, My Fight to the Top by leading UK entrepreneur, Michelle Mone, is a unique, heart-rending autobiography that has mass appeal, whether the reader wants to learn how to get ahead in business, or simply learn how to keep it together through life's challenges.
One third of Americans turn their talents, hobbies and interests into a lucrative side hustle, a small business that generates income and maximizes a passion. In her new book, How a Side Hustle Can Change Your Life. What If It Does Work Out? author Susie Moore shares her experiences, expert advice and guidance on how others can do the same.
Want to create a stunning property portfolio and still have time to go to the kids’ school plays? Want to get started now and learn while doing it? Bricking It, the brand new book by successful property entrepreneur Nicole Bremner, takes you into the world of property development from first purchase to scaling up the business and growing an internationally-known brand.
Entrepreneur Carolyn Hern owns and operates two fitness studios, and these businesses have given her plenty of insight into the mistakes many entrepreneurs make when starting their own operations. In her new book, She’s On Her Toes, Carolyn uses her own personal story of success to inspire and guide you on your journey, steering you away from the pitfalls that ensnare many new business owners.
As an entrepreneur, do you feel awkward at business networking events, does networking not come naturally to you? Do you wish you could decode people better in your day to day business interactions? Perhaps you need to learn the science of succeeding with people.
Where will your next big idea come from? Analyzing hard data? A corporate brainstorming session? Customer focus groups? Or closer to home? According to author Bernadette Jiwa, successful people don’t wait for proof that their idea will work. They learn to trust their gut and go.
Author Sage Lavine asks: “Can a woman like me, with just the spark of an idea, actually start a business and make money? Can I have a meaningful career that fits into my life, instead of fitting my life into the cracks of my work schedule?” If you're asking these types of questions, then her new book Women Rocking Business will give you the help and advice you need.
If you've got the perfect career or business, congratulations. But if you are even a little bit uncertain that your current gig is the right one, it is time to start thinking about your next move. In the new world of work and business, it's the only move that matters, according to Jenny Blake, author of Pivot.
Africa’s women entrepreneurs need access to a wide variety of business support, advice, inspiration and motivation from others who have been there and got the proverbial t-shirt in the world of business building. There are an increasing number of inspirational women authors across the African continent and globally who are publishing fascinating books to fulfill this need, and at this year’s Lionesses of Africa Conference we are introducing five of them, all based in South Africa. These highly knowledgeable writers will be showcasing their latest books, offering their insights and expert knowledge, and of course, networking to help women entrepreneurs to greater success.
Are you worried that your true entrepreneurial talents are wasting away? Discover a system for growing your passions into a blooming business. Are you struggling to find your calling? Have you tried (and failed) to follow industry advice by focusing your energy on just one trade? Successful entrepreneur coach Juanita Jones can relate. After wasting time and money pursuing other people’s idea of a successful business, she wised up and built her company around her passions.
In her book The Conscious Entrepreneur, author and coach Laura C. Cannon teaches you how to harness your unique gifts and the power of your own consciousness to maximize your satisfaction - and deepen your enjoyment - of your business and your life.
Building a successful niche business is something that entrepreneur and author, Romi Neustadt, is passionate about. Today with her direct approach and humorous writing style, she is helping others build lucrative niche businesses and create lives with more freedom and flexibility, greater purpose and a lot more fun.
In celebration of her business, Pro Appointment’s 20th Anniversary, owner Cindy Norcott launched her book: How to be Unstoppable and achieve more in Business and Life – an account of the lessons she learned during her twenty-year business journey.
While some women seem to excel at making their money work for them, others battle from pay day to pay day. With the release of her new book, Smartwoman, South African financial planning guru, Sylvia Walker, provides an insight into what these ‘smartwomen’ know and shows what we can learn from them.
In this instant New York Times bestseller, pioneering psychologist Angela Duckworth shows anyone striving to succeed that the secret to outstanding achievement is not talent but a special blend of passion and persistence she calls 'grit'.
There is an art to attempting to balance the challenging demands of motherhood and career, and it only gets more strenuous for those mothers who decide to take the risk and bank on their business idea. The demands and pressure of that lifestyle are extremely difficult to understand without actually experiencing it. In her new book, Real Tales of a Mompreneur, author and business coach Kendra Garcia tells it like it is.
Real, relatable and raw - an unflinching look at what it takes to live life on your own terms. Written in the words of a savvy best friend and packed full of emotion-stirring moments, Regroup is the entertaining and uplifting read that we all need in these days of uncertainty.
If there is anyone who knows how to make a living from an entrepreneurial passion then it has to be Tale Alimi, a business growth specialist from Nigeria. Her new book, Uplevel, is written to provide a step by step guide to help others to find their niche and convert it into a profitable business. She draws on her own personal experiences on how to find life’s calling, and is proof positive that it is indeed possible to grow a business based on an entrepreneurial passion.
At the age of 22, Stephanie Woollard encountered seven disabled women subsisting in a tin shed in Kathmandu. Shocked to learn that disabled women are stigmatized in Nepal, Stephanie started helping the women to help themselves. Soon they had a thriving business selling handmade produce, and Stephanie had found her calling as a social entrepreneur making a difference to the lives of others.
An unorthodox, happily married business woman who has sold a company for £20 million, shares the sometimes outrageous highs and lows during the development of Pacific Direct. Lara Morgan’s book, ‘More Balls Than Most’ shares down-to-earth hints, tips and anecdotes to ensure the reader is guaranteed to take away valued information to apply to their own company.
Do you want to succeed in life and business? Are you tired of simply being a spectator and want in on the action? Have you been toiling with the idea of taking your life and your business to the next level? Are you stuck in a rut? Would you like to start seeing things fall into place in your life and business instead of it being a constant struggle? If so, then this easy to read book by author, editor and entrepreneur, Mulenga Kasoma, could be for you.
There is an art to attempting to balance the challenging demands of motherhood and career, and it only gets more strenuous for those mothers who decide to take the risk and bank on their business idea. The pressure and daily demands of that lifestyle are extremely difficult to understand without actually experiencing them first hand. Author Colette Glover-Hannah shares stories of mompreneurs who are managing both aspects of their lives successfully.
In The Business Tango, author, motivational speaker and entrepreneur, Anna Shilina, provides the insights, tips and advice on how to become the best entrepreneurial or intrapreneurial version of yourself, in life and business.
A Success mindset = success outcomes in business, that’s according to Loren Fogelman, author of The Success Solution. She believes that focusing on what’s do-able helps you succeed. She asserts that anyone can be a success — high performance isn’t the trademark of talented entrepreneurs alone. She says thatmindset colors everything you do, in and on your business. Mastering your thoughts and harnessing your energy for high performance is critical to success in every area of your life. Strategically tap into your highest potential and soar to the top.
When the skincare company Rodial launched its cult 'snake' serum, the press quickly called the business an 'overnight success'. However, as author and entrepreneur Maria Hatzistefanis sets out to demonstrate in this very accessible book, the company’s success stemmed from sheer hard work, hard graft and a lot of patience.
Have you ever felt a subtle nudge that there's more for you in life? Maybe a message that you want to share or a passion project you want to create? Is there a bigger purpose for you to fulfill? A lot of women feel these subtle love taps from our souls, but it takes a special kind of woman to follow her nudge. In her new book, Powerhouse Woman, author Lindsey Schwartz shows you how to get out of your own way, fulfill your unique purpose, and live a powerful life.
Imagine that moment when the phone rings with the opportunity of a lifetime. Whether it's your first big client, that incredible book deal with a major publisher, or a speaking engagement at a conference in your city, your ducks need to be in a row long before the dollars show up on your doorstep. You want the visibility and the profits that come with it but are you really playing at a level that sets you up for the spotlight?