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.
Wife. Mom. Entrepreneur: 23 Tips and Lessons to Juggling It All by authors Lanise Herman-Thomas and Janine Smalls-Gueye is your reference guide to the tried-and-true juggling act to financial wealth building while being a wife, mom, and entrepreneur.
Known around the world for her eponymous brand of fragrances and now her brand-new venture Jo Loves which is soon to debut in the US, Jo Malone tells the remarkable and inspiring story of her rise from humble beginnings to beloved business success.
In her new book Female Innovators at Work: Women on Top of Tech, Danielle Newnham, leading tech writer and serial entrepreneur writes about the experiences of female innovators and entrepreneurs. She highlights the varied life and career stories of a number of leading women role models in the tech industry, all of which constitute an inspirational book for women looking to make their mark in STEM and tech entrepreneurship.
Many women at midlife consider a new career due to changes in their work or personal life. For others it is about fulfilling a long held dream. Hot Women Rock will help new entrepreneurs to discover how to take the first steps towards achieving their dream business with authenticity. Author Pat Duckworth provides practical exercises to ignite your entrepreneurial mojo. Learn from the stories of inspirational midlife entrepreneurs who have overcome obstacles to live authentically fulfilled lives.
A new book, Reaching Millions with Impact, authored by social entrepreneur Ndidi Okonkwo Nwuneli, has recently been launched in Lagos Nigeria, to serve as a guide to achieving impact on a larger scale in order to better address the major challenges posed by rapid population growth. These challenges include food provision, healthcare, housing, energy, sanitation, and education.
The venture capital world is often intimidating and hard to navigate, even for the most seasoned entrepreneurs. But it doesn’t have to be. Entrepreneurs who run effective fundraising processes don’t do it by accident. With this book, you’ll learn what it takes to successfully raise a round of funding for your company.
Flight Club is a call to rebel, reinvent, and thrive! The book shares the journey of women who "leaned out" of the corporate world to launch their dream businesses. Author Felena Hanson, founder of Hera Hub, shares her personal story and rise to entrepreneurship.
The road of the entrepreneur is a bumpy one. Full of zigs and zags, detours and dead ends, building something from scratch takes someone with drive. Wouldn’t it be great if you had a friend along the way? ...Someone who had been where you are? Life in the Driver’s Seat: Women With Drive and Beyond is a slim volume filled with bite-sized wisdom you can fit in your pocket, and read whenever you need a bit of encouragement.
Have you ever considered quitting your high-paying corporate job to strike out on your own, only to be told by your inner voice-and a host of naysayers that it’s a silly dream? If yes, then this book is for you.
Can business change the world? Can the world change business? These are questions asked by author Kerryn Krige and her co-author Gus Silber in the new book The Disruptors: Social entrepreneurs reinventing business and society.
Simple Success Strategies For Women Entrepreneurs, curated by publisher Suzanne Doyle-Ingram and co-authored with 11 exceptional and inspiring women in business who know what success looks like, has become an instant bestseller. Today, women are starting and growing businesses more now than ever. Their businesses are bolstering the economy, providing jobs and supporting their families. Successful women realize that they have the ability to help other women grow and prosper as well – there is more than enough opportunity for everyone.
You may be familiar with the success stories of Spanx, GoldieBlox, and other women-owned businesses that have taken their markets by storm. But, today, only two percent of women-owned firms generate more than one million dollars annually. The Next Wave, a new book by Susan Coleman and Alicia Robb is here to help women drive up that number.
“Dear Female Founder” by author and entrepreneur Lu Li is a unique book based on one simple question: If successful female entrepreneurs and investors wrote a letter of advice to the next generation of female entrepreneurs – what would they write about? The book provides some invaluable insights from 66 inspirational women sharing the business advice they wished someone had told them when they started out.