Best Books For Female Entrepreneurs
Girls just wanna have fun? No, no, no. Women want to take over their own careers, be their own bosses, and create the lives they desire. But where to begin? The entrepreneurial world is oversaturated with material on where to start, who to ask, and what to do each step of the way to reach your goal.
By cracking the spines of these books, you’ll open up your mind to many new perspectives on how to achieve your goals. From small idea to the bigger picture, these books have everything you need to guide yourself in the right direction and most importantly, stay motivated.
Business Books For Women
1. Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind by Jocelyn K. Glei
Overwhelmed. Stressed out. Overworked. These are adjectives many women may use to describe their workdays. Manage Your Day-to-Day helps readers realize it doesn’t have to be like that! Filled with the perspectives of many different contributors, Glei’s book provides the opportunity to see many points of few on how to handle day-to-day tasks in ways that make both short and long-term goals more accessible—without the stress you thought it takes to achieve them. After implementing what you’ve learned from this read, you’ll wonder why you even struggled.
Why read this? Read this is you want to reclaim your time and sanity. Many different contributors share their perspectives –you can apply their strategies to your life, too.
2. She Takes on the World by Natalie MacNeil
What do you do? If you hesitate while answering that question, you’re not alone. Natalie MacNeil has written a conversational quick-read book—She Takes on the World—for women interested in doing what they want and leading the lives they envision. Yes, you can be your own boss. As an honest narrator who owns up to her own business mistakes, MacNeil offers her readers applicable advice that can transform an idea into a plan that produces results.
Why read this? For a little boost of confidence and motivation: all you need to become your own boss.
3. Ladies Who Launch by Victoria Colligan and Beth Schoenfeldt
“Regret” is a truly ugly word. If you don’t want it to become part of your vocabulary one day, read Ladies Who Launch before it’s too late. Colligan and Schoenfeldt define the true meaning of the word “launch” for their readers. To “launch” doesn’t just mean to start a business, but to begin on your way towards meeting a set goal. Maybe it’s a fitness goal, or a skill you’ve always planned to acquire. And yes, maybe it is the business you’ve always wanted to run. So why haven’t you? Read this book to become inspired and then guided throughout the process of doing whatever it may be to achieve your goal. By the time you’re finished, launching will be a lifestyle—no regrets here!
Why read this? Read this to become a bonafide go-getter who is always moving forward and never has regrets.
4. The Accidental Entrepreneur by Susan Urquhart-Brown
You’re an intelligent, capable woman, and you have an amazing idea for a business. But an idea doesn’t mean anything without a plan. In The Accidental Entrepreneur, Urquhart-Brown provides her readers with essential lists of all the questions you should ask to cover all your bases while starting a business. You can keep this book by your side for reference throughout your launch process and far into your company’s future.
Why read this? You have an idea, but no plan. Pick up this book, if you want to ensure all of your Ts are crossed and Is are dotted as you grow your business.
5. The Chic Entrepreneur by Elizabeth W. Gordon
Let’s say you have a business, and it’s on the small side. Maybe it’s even teeny-tiny. If you want to grow your business, invest in The Chic Entrepreneur. Gordon provides a step-by-step guide for how to grow your business from flats to stilettos. Of course, Gordon doesn’t just give you a plan, but demonstrates how other companies have failed or succeeded based on their approach. How did Google, Nordstrom, and Whole Foods grow to their current size? Find out their stories, and how to follow in their sky-high footsteps.
Why read this? Refer to this book if you’ve been searching for evidence on how other companies achieved successful growth, and want to take steps to achieve a similar success rate with your business.
6. Real You Incorporated by Kaira Sturdivant Rouda
What’s in a name? Rather, what’s in a brand? Pick up Real You Incorporated if you’re struggling to define your brand. What makes you valuable and an asset to your audience? Rouda has created a step-by-step process to help you discover what exactly it is that you bring to the table, why others may find it appealing, and how to attract that attention. Your sense of self and brand will remain intact long after you turn the last page—Rouda even includes a handy chart for you to refer to, in case you forget just how valuable you are.
Why read this? You want to further define your identity, not only as a business owner, but as your authentic self.