Creating and establishing a business is not everyone’s cup of tea, it comes with a lot of challenges but managing it after the successful establishment is even tougher.
Oprah Winfrey once said, “I love being surrounded by books. For me, they’re like art, little pieces of sculpture placed all over the house, reminding me, always, of the power of the written word. Just looking at them brings me the purest kind of joy.” Oprah’s words are accurate in every sense. Women today are emerging victorious in the entrepreneurial world. To interpret themselves better and the world more positively, they read motivational books written by or about successful women.
Here are the top 5 books written by amazing women for amazing women.
Make the First Move by Whitney Wolfe Herd
Who doesn’t know about the famous American entrepreneur, Whitney Wolfe Herd who created a women-friendly online dating application Bumble? Almost everyone does. The book written by her details her techniques, insights, and values. In the book, Herd mentions that women need to be more assertive about things as an unseen industry bias still persists in the corporate landscape. The book can be a perfect read for you as it also talks about jumping the hurdles to achieve the ambitions and win all the battles.
The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changed The World by Melinda Gates
Written by famous philanthropist, Melinda Gates, gives an urgent call to courage through her book. She, in this book, traces her awakening to the link between women’s empowerment and the health of societies. Melinda shares her personal journey to achieving equality in her marriage, finding her voice, and becoming an advocate for women. She also presents honest, inspiring, gut-wrenching, and triumphant stories of women she’s met while traveling. This book can fill your heart with determination and hope and empower you enough to take decisive actions.
Undaunted: Overcoming Doubts And Doubters by Kara Goldin
Entrepreneurs face a myriad of challenges while creating a business. Kara Goldin, the Founder of Hint water, inks important lessons for women entrepreneurs who want to venture into the risky water of entrepreneurship. It’s a book that will not only help in staying the course when you face any setback but also help you deal with personal challenges. More than entrepreneurship, it teaches the value of two requisite ingredients of successful entrepreneurship-time management and discipline.
Boss Up! This ain’t your Mama’s Business Book by Lindsay Teague Moreno
A mother turned multimillion-dollar entrepreneur Lindsay Teague Moreno, through her book tries to inculcate the elements of confidence and expertise to tap into women’s ambition and achieve success in life. She also shares real and solid business principles with ten different success philosophies that you may encounter on your journey to entrepreneurship.
Shark Tales: How I turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business by Barbara Corcoran
Published in 2011, the inspiring story of Shark Tank star Barbara Corcoran writes about her story in real estate. From growing up, facing troubles, failing miserably, and then restarting everything again, Corcoran inks all her hilarious stories. Shark Tales is a must-read if you are struggling to survive in the business world, climbing the corporate ladder, or reentering the workforce.
Reading books not only helps you to grow personally and professionally but also gives you the desired motivation and courage to emerge as a better entrepreneur in the corporate world. Business books unconsciously help you to deal with the entrepreneurial world, its challenges, and risks. As our brains seek to use the knowledge it absorbs, reading can do wonders.