Love finding a comfy seat and immersing yourself in a great inspirational book? And learning from other people's experiences and put ideas you saw in a book in practice in your own business? What about when an author knows exactly what you're going through, how you're feeling and motivates you to do the right things?
Then you're in for a treat with this list of BEST books for female entrepreneurs.
They're entertaining, easy to understand and full of practical advice you can apply to your own growing empire!
It doesn't matter if you're a side hustler or a growing empire builder, I guarantee you'll find a book or two you'll love!
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As I am writing this during self-isolation because of the CORONAVID-19 and I think a lot of you will also be going through it, I've made sure all the books have Kindle copies.
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And I've also included links to Audiobook versions when available.
In my list of best books for female entrepreneurs you'll find business and marketing books but also some finance books and a lot of inspirational books every business owner should read.
And, of course I've also included in this list of best books for women bosses a lot of books written by women for women, cos they understand better than anybody what women entrepreneurs go through and all the issues they face.
Here they are:
My favourite business books for women
I've tried to put together a list that most women will love to read, but just in case you want to know my top books for business women, it's these 3:
- The Mindful Entrepreneur - Because I love the story and it shows you how to be successful in business through mindfulness.
- Boss Up - Because it's OK for you to be a stay at home mum, but it's also OK to want to do something more and set up your business. With lots of practical advice.
- Atomic Habits - Because you don't have to make big changes to get big results. Instead, make a small change and stick with it.
best books for female entrepreneurs
How to make a living with your writing
By Joanna Penn
For creatives with a passion for writing. Learn how to make money from publishing your books.
Full of great advice by an experienced self-published author. Works for fiction and non-fiction books, so good if you want to use books to support your main business.
hOW WOMEN RISE
By Sally Helgesen and Marshall Goldsmith
Ever thought that the person holding you back from reaching your goals is yourself?
What if your behaviour is impacting your performance and your progress?
This book will show you the 12 habits you need to break in order to progress at the office.
It focuses on women working for the corporate world, but you'll find some examples that also apply to other fields.
SMART WOMEN FINISH RICH
By David Bach
Taking charge of your finances and looking at the future is super important and something everybody needs to do.
But when I listen to financial experts, I find my eyes glazing over.
But this book was easy to read and it has lots of advice so you can set up your own roadmap.
The only thing for me is that it's mainly aimed at Americans.
secrets of six-figure women
By Barbary Stanny
Secrets of Six-Figure Women is not a book about making money.
It's a book about what you need to achieve a six-figure income, the challenges you'll meet and how to overcome them.
It's about changing your mindset and setting yourself to achieve more and change your life.
And that's it for my list of best books for female entrepreneurs
There are hundreds of motivational to help you achieve your work and business goals but I hope you love discovering some of the books I've listed here by yourself.
What do you think, have any of the books caught your fancy?
Which one do you think you'll read next?
Tell me in the comments!
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