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.
A Woman With No Country is a quirky, innovative, storytelling Coffee Table Book that explores historical, cultural and social themes using fashion as a medium. The book is adorned with engaging thought provoking imagery in which the author becomes the subject of concepts. As a multi award-winning handbag designer, Pam Samasuwo-Nyawiri who is originally from Zimbabwe, but now living and working around the world, writes about her life experiences in conversational essays and commentary.
This new book by author Amy Mewborn is written for the woman who either wants to start a business or is new to business and wants to be successful! She gives great advice on building the essential foundations of a new business including how to hire the best staff, how to build the best team of professionals, how to read a Profit and Loss Statement, and importantly, how to create balance between your business and your life.
In her book, Raising an Entrepreneur: 10 Rules for Nurturing Risk Takers, Problem Solvers, and Change Makers, Margot Machol Bisnow a political powerhouse and mother of two thriving entrepreneurs interviews the moms of some of today’s most successful innovators and—based on her findings—provides ten rules for raising confident, fearless, self-made individuals whose ideas and drive will change the world.
Networking should be fun and profitable! But for many women entrepreneurs, networking is tough and doesn’t come naturally. If networking is not working for you, it's not your fault - it's just not the right kind of networking. Jenn August, the founder of Women's Success Tribe an international women's networking organization, shares the secrets to creating successful and profitable business connections in her new book, Networking: Success For Women Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners.
The Ultimate Survival Guide for Mompreneurs is a must read for all mothers who are balancing building a business and the demands of motherhood. Learn how to manage your time, create schedules, and take care of your children all while discovering way to still grow your own dreams. A short read jam packed with info from fellow mompreneur coach, Stepfanie Cuevas.
In her new book, "Entrepreneurship is a Mindset not a Store Front”, Yolanda Conley Shields, shows just how to create the type of mindset that shapes your understanding of how to stay focused in business. She gives practical advice and information on what it takes to keep you moving on your business journey, and how to stayinnovative in order to create great ideas, seize new opportunities and facilitate change that makes breakthroughs.
Most women entrepreneurs experience the stress of trying to manage running a successful business, whilst at the same time juggling the demands of family life and personal relationships. Author Joanne Ernst’s new book, Time Miracles, is written for the busy woman entrepreneur who is trying to manage the stress of balancing all facets of life that can leave you feeling you are being pulled in multiple directions at the same time.
There is not a single entrepreneur out there that doesn’t experience stress along the journey to building a successful business and brand. The challenge is in understanding and managing that stress. In her new book Stress Gone!, emotional change catalyst and author, Bridget Edwards, provides a really practical guide for all those entrepreneurs who need to deal with stress on a day to day basis.
Starting your own business is one of the most empowering things you’ll ever do, especially if you’re a woman. It’s also one of the most challenging. This is something that author and entrepreneur Melina Druga knows only too well. Her new book, Enterprising Women: A Practical Guide to Starting Your First Business aims to help aspirant women entrepreneurs to overcome some of the initial hurdles and challenges that can prove the hardest in the early months and years.
If you ever wondered why so many women entrepreneurs encounter the same challenges and keep making the same mistakes that ultimately hold them back, then author, entrepreneur and self-styled ‘socialprenista, Andrieka J. Austin may have the answer. Her new book Secrets of A Socialprenista: The Pink Print - Top 8 Mistakes Women Entrepreneurs Make That Keep Them Broke, Stuck, and Struggling in Their Business, is the woman entrepreneur’s guide to the most important key for getting things done.
Shut Up and Do the Work is the ultimate guide for experienced entrepreneurs, new entrepreneurs and those with dreams and ambitions of entrepreneurship, who know without a doubt that they were born to do more, be more and have more, yet they can't seem to grab it. In this book, entrepreneur, business coach and speaker, Stephanie Synclair shares her recipe for creating massive success, by making a fundamental shift in mindset first.
Nothing is Impossible - Valuable lessons learned from an award-winning entrepreneur, is the story of one woman’s journey to building successful business ventures in a new era in South Africa. Author and entrepreneur, Anthea Thyssen-Ambursley cares deeply about her country and the people in it, and this comes across powerfully as she shares the ups and downs of embarking on any entrepreneurial venture for the first time in Africa.
Own Your Space by authors and entrepreneurs, Nadia Bilchik and Lori Milner, is a great read for any working woman, whether in the corporate environment or for the entrepreneur. It provides practical tools and insights gleaned from workshops held around the world and from interviews with some of South Africa’s most accomplished women to provide you with tried-and-tested techniques, tips and advice to help you boost your career, enhance your confidence and truly own your space on every level. By exploring your head space, your physical space, personal grooming, virtual and networking skills as well as overcoming the negative effects of past conditioning, you will learn how to develop the unshakeable confidence to achieve absolutely anything.
What do entrepreneurial titans Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Mark Zuckerberg and Jeff Bezos all have in common, apart from being grouped together as some of the greatest entrepreneurs of our time? Well, they are all introverts, which may seem astonishing at first glance. In her book, The Introvert Entrepreneur, author Beth Buelow, looks at the steps that introverts can take to harness the power of their natural abilities and talents, such as listening, and channel them to help overcome the challenges they face in their day to day entrepreneurial journeys.