10 Book Recommendations For The Boss Lady You Are
The books you have been waiting for:
A girl boss’s mindset is powered by growth. There is always something to learn and to reflect on for any woman that is independent, confident, hard-working, and hates a static environment. From a thriving woman to another, these are some books that will inspire, motivate, and move you during your journey.
- Unapologetically Ambitious by Shellye Archambeau
Shellye Archambeau opens up about all the challenges she overcame in her personal and professional life. She shares strategies, tools, and approaches that she used to eventually triumph when it comes to her family, her role as CEO of MetricStream, and her personal journey. The book encourages you to be bold and take risks to achieve your goals and find the success you are seeking.
- Mind Your Business by Ilana Griffo
If you need a detailed guide on how to start your business from scratch, this is the book. Ilana invites you to get inspired and turn your passions into a business. Her workbook serves as a guide for driven women with an entrepreneurial mindset to get organized, focus on talent, and have the business aspect under control.
- You Are A Bada** by Jen Sincero
This book is literally amazing! I’ve read it twice! Sincero shares inspiring stories, advice, and exercises to achieve your goals, love yourself and let go of your self-sabotage. It’s a how-to guide to to remind you of your badass self, regain your confidence, and get out of your own way.
- Today Matters by John C. Maxwell
Rather than worrying about the future and regretting the past, Maxwell emphasizes that what really matters is the present. By offering his “daily dozens,” a series of disciplines and decisions, he demonstrates how today is the key to success.
- The Last Black Unicorn by Tiffany Haddish
Haddish recounts her life in this inspiring and heartfelt book. From being placed in the foster care system to struggling to read at a basic level, she shares her struggles all the way through finding her success and how humor helped her to endure it all. It’s a book about overcoming challenges and coping to have your best life yet.
- The Gifts Of Imperfection by Brené Brown
Brown reminds you to accept all your imperfections and flaws to unlock your individual power. This revelation of a book advises you to let go of who you are supposed to be and embrace who you are.
- The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck by Mark Manson
For more brutal advice, this book focuses on how to live a good life by only caring about the things that actually matter rather than worrying about things you can’t control. Through anecdotes, Manson explains that seeking happiness will only reinforce that you aren’t. He advises to accept your reality as already great and realize that bad moments in life are inevitable, but prioritizing what is important regardless of the struggles, is what will take you to your goal.
- I Am the Hero of My Own Life by Brianna Wiest
As you read this book, you will reflect on your fears and conflicting thoughts that are stopping you from achieving your goals. Wiest advises you to get out of your own way and stop waiting for someone else to save you because you are the only person that has the control to do so.
- 101 Essays That Will Change The Way You Think by Brianna Wiest
As the title suggests, this compilation of writing pieces will give a different perspective on how you might view certain things. Throughout this book, Wiest talks about purpose over passion, the importance of a daily routine, and the biases we might hold, which affect the way we view life.
- Becoming by Michelle Obama
Former First Lady Michelle Obama invites you into her world and breaks down all the experiences that shaped her. Obama opens up about the struggles she faced and the lessons she learned from her childhood on the South Side of Chicago to when she became the First Lady of the United States. Her memoir makes you think and reflect on your own life by becoming relatable. The book tells the story of a strong-willed woman defying expectations, balancing work and motherhood, being honest and human, and owning her story at all times, inspiring you to do the same.