5 Business Books Every Woman Needs For Success

Black Ruby
Sep 13, 2019 · 4 min read

DISCLOSURE: Please note that we are not paid for our selection. These are honest choices that come from our staff after mindful selection. However, we may use affiliate links in which we earn a commission if you make a purchase.

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Have you been looking for a little motivation for work or business? Well, we came across a few books to enlighten, inspire and guide you in the direction of success.

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Are you plodding along stuck in the same old patterns? Has your energy up and left? Are you overworked and overcommitted?

JJ DiGeronimo realized that during her pursuit to achieve society’s plan for women she was led astray from her best self. She initiated a life evaluation that effectively enabled her to recalculate her course. In A Working Woman’s GPS, DiGeronimo shares her story and the stories of many women who have worked through their plan to have it ALL.

Through a collection of stories, exercises, and advice, DiGeronimo helps women rediscover their own journey and bring energy, wisdom, and inspiration back into their lives.

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You Are A Badass at Making Money by Jen Sincero is a great book for women looking to level up their money mindset. Written by a woman, the book teaches you ways to think about money and your life in a way that a male author would not be able to convey.

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Simple Soulful Sacred by Megan Dalla- Camina is a guidebook for the modern woman who seeks clarity and guidance on how to live the life of her dreams, on her own terms. It’s for the women of our time — the mothers, teachers, healers, dreamers, creators, and more who are ready to find their voice, speak their truth and own their power, whilst living life with less hustle and more flow.

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Loaded with details for success, The New York Times bestseller, is now completely revised and updated. Executive Coach Lois P. Frankel reveals a distinctive set of behaviors — over 130 in all — that women learn in girlhood that ultimately sabotage them as adults.

She teaches you how to eliminate these unconscious mistakes that could be holding you back and offers invaluable coaching tips that can easily be incorporated into your social and business skills. Stop making “nice girl” errors that can become career pitfalls, such as:

  • Mistake #21: Multi-tasking. Just because you can do something, doesn’t mean you should do it.
  • Mistake #54: Failure to negotiate. Don’t equate negotiation with confrontation.
  • Mistake #70: Inappropriate use of social media. Once it’s out there, it’s hard to put the toothpaste back in the tube.
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In her bestselling book, The Black Woman’s Guide to Financial Independence, Cheryl Broussard gave African American women a much-needed lesson in taking control of their own lives through controlling their money. Now she takes you one step further in this idea-packed, can-do introduction to entrepreneurship. Balancing practical instruction with dozens of real-life stories, Sister CEO shows you how to take control of your destiny by being in command of the work you do. Broussard’s advice is tried and true, and, judging from her own success as a self-employed businesswoman, invaluable. She arms the would-be entrepreneur with everything she’ll need to think about and plan for and covers all the basics — from finding the right niche and overcoming emotional barriers, to raising start-up funds, handling publicity, and learning salesmanship. Most of all she shows you how to use the talents and knowledge you already possess to turn your business dream into a reality.

Do you know a few good business books for women? Share your books with us.

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