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?
Despite the fact that more Canadian women are starting small businesses than ever before, a whopping 79% of them earn less than $22K a year; Statistics Canada reports that fewer than 5% earn more than $100K annually. For business mentor Diana Lidstone, author of Shift into Rich: Navigate the 9 Roadblocks to Small Business Success, this just isn’t good enough.
You know that feeling of getting excited about a great idea that could make a real difference in the world, but you get stuck believing that little voice at 3am that tells you all the reasons why you can't do it? So you don’t. Even though you know that on your 90th birthday you'll wish you had? Or maybe you're trying hard, doing everything the experts tell you to, but it's just not bringing you results? You're secretly ready to give up, feeling like a failure? Clare Jose, author of Dare to Dream Bigger, believes it doesn’t have to be that way.
Being a Creative Female Entrepreneur by Caitlin Johnson is designed to encourage, and inspire all the creative entrepreneurs out there. It's a short guide with practical advice for navigating the waters of creative entrepreneurship. Caitlin is passionate about bringing women together and helping them grow their business dreams into a reality!
Odd Mom Entrepreneur Out is a guide for mom entrepreneurs who want to eliminate guilt, grow their businesses and elevate their lives. This collaborative book, produced by Rachel Olsen and Flesche Hesch, brings together 11 experts who built up to 7 figure incomes while being present for their families and primarily working from home. They share business and parenting tips on how to manage both, without sacrificing either.
As the well-known saying goes, passion in business drives success, and itcertainly seems to be the case that if you have a passion for what you do then you are much more likely to make it in business. Author and entrepreneur, Christy Wright, agrees and her new book shows you how to make money doing what you love and have a passion for.
One Red Lipstick is a collection of personal stories from women entrepreneurs in North America who found success in business and life, despite the challenges stacked against them, ranging from teen pregnancy and life threatening illness, through to divorce and bankruptcy. These women have been through it all.
According to author Pia Silva in her new book Badass Your Brand, if you are looking for entrepreneurial success, then forget everything you think you know about branding and starting a business, and throw out your how to write a business plan workbook.
Managing a business successfully, means you need to learn how to organize your thoughts, fiercely focus on the best most effective solution to create your unique offering AND bring it to market quickly. PLUS, learn to think, evaluate, delegate and make decisions like an EXPERT CEO. In her book ‘How to Master Solo Start-ups: The Tell All Guide for Solo-preneurs to Help You Manage Like an Expert CEO’, author Dee Sarwan shows you how.
Miss Jessie's is a memoir and business guide rich with inspirational life lessons and unique business advice from Miko Branch, the Chief Executive Officer of the dynamic Miss Jessie’s, the company that revolutionized the hair care industry.
Everyone has an opinion, anecdote, or horror story about women and work. Now the acclaimed author of What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, Laura Vanderkam, shows how real working women with families are actually making the most of their time.
So, you’ve decided to become an entrepreneur? Congrats and welcome to the tribe. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re a few years into the startup, author and entrepreneur Hilary Johnson has just the book for you.
In Blood, Sweat, and Goals, Neva Williamson shares the hard lessons learned becoming a full-time entrepreneur and escaping the traditional 9–5 workday. Her passion is helping people who struggle with creating additional income options because of limited connections or access to business loans to get started.
Over time, author and entrepreneur Saija Mahon has met countless people who want to have freedom in their lives. People who want to live their life the way they design and plan it, a life that is suited to their passions, characteristics and way of living. For one reason or another, though, they’re stuck in the so-called ‘rat race’. Saija’s mission is to show you the way out, and this book is the gateway. She will show you the path and get you on your way.
Stephanie Breedlove took a leap of faith, left the corporate world, and answered the call of entrepreneurship. Over the next few years she built a thriving business while simultaneously raising two young children, eventually selling her start-up for more than $50 million. In All In: How Women Entrepreneurs Can Think Bigger, Build Sustainable Businesses, and Change the World, Breedlove tells you how she did it.
When an illness as serious as a malignant brain tumor rudely interrupted the author’s life and successful corporate career, she realized that the illness had a message – not just for her but for the many others in our world also suffering with illness or caught up in careers that are demanding, stressful or no longer inspirational. In her quest to overcome the illness and live an abundant, successful, purposeful and healthy life, she made a choice to ‘hear and listen’ to the voices of hope. She also became an entrepreneur on a mission, through her company Chloe Consultants.
When Carol Haffke opened her own longer sized, women’s shoe shop in April 2012, she had no idea what she was doing. None. She walked away from more than two decades working in journalism, public relations and fundraising, and within a few months opened the doors of her beloved shop, The Shoe Garden, in Brisbane, Australia.