5 Books That Will Give You A Serious Dose Of Motivation

photo: J.Crew

 

Girls like Sophia Amoruso weren’t born bosses. They became them. They were ordinary girls, like us, trying to make a name for themselves. Sometimes, the path to success becomes a tedious one. So what kept these lovely ladies inspired? Most likely, it was the books they read and the people they surrounded themselves with.

Here are a few you need to read!

 

1. If You Have To Cry Go Outside – Kelly Cutrone

Kelly Cutrone, CEO/founder of the fashion PR firm People’s Revolution has inspired me since I was twelve years old. In this tell all she spills some of her inside secrets on how to become successful, without having to sell out. She shows us an inside look into the fashion industry and proves she’s not a woman to be messed with.

The book’s aim is to offer women no BS, tough honest career advice. The sort of advice your mother missed when she was tucking you in. Kelly is a real go-getter and her blunt honesty inspires the same confidence. Buy it here.

 

2. You Are A Badass – Jen Sincero

This empowering self-help book won’t have you rolling your eyes but have you determined to be a BADASS instead. It’s a how-to guide of hilariously inspiring stories, some well-rounded advice, and the occasional F word. Jen wants to help women create a life they are in love with and to show them it’s already in reach. So why aren’t you grabbing it, and making some dollar already? Buy it here.

 

3. I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This – Kate White

Editor of Cosmopolitan and powerful businesswoman Kate offers some valuable inside advice that we’re desperate to hear. Wise, but witty she delivers her message direct and straight to the point. Refining how a woman should be, and how she can get where she wants to be. It’s relatable to anyone who is beginning their career, rejoining or starting over. These bold strategies and tips have proved popular amongst women everywhere. Buy it here.

 

4. What Will It Take To Make A Woman President – Marianne Schnall

The book was prompted by the question of an eight-year-old to Obama during his election. This inspired Marianne to go explore the question and answer it. It’s compiled of essays by successful women, who truly inspire. This book will increase your confidence, and allow you to become a powerful woman. One of Beyonce’s recommendations to read, it will show you how to become a better leader. Add it to your basket, the world could do with more women running it! Buy it here.

 

5. Who Says It’s A Man’s World – Emily Bennington

Emily’s powerful book has been dubbed as ‘the end of men’. It promotes the growth and rise of women in the corporate world and tells how women are destined to take over. The book is filled with insights from strong women, who have made it to the top of the ladder. Buy it here.

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photo: J.Crew

 

Girls like Sophia Amoruso weren’t born bosses. They became them. They were ordinary girls, like us, trying to make a name for themselves. Sometimes, the path to success becomes a tedious one. So what kept these lovely ladies inspired? Most likely, it was the books they read and the people they surrounded themselves with.

Here are a few you need to read!

1. If You Have To Cry Go Outside – Kelly Cutrone

Kelly Cutrone, CEO/founder of the fashion PR firm People’s Revolution has inspired me since I was twelve years old. In this tell all she spills some of her inside secrets on how to become successful, without having to sell out. She shows us an inside look into the fashion industry and proves she’s not a woman to be messed with.

The book’s aim is to offer women no BS, tough honest career advice. The sort of advice your mother missed when she was tucking you in. Kelly is a real go-getter and her blunt honesty inspires the same confidence. Buy it here.

2. You Are A Badass – Jen Sincero

This empowering self-help book won’t have you rolling your eyes but have you determined to be a BADASS instead. It’s a how-to guide of hilariously inspiring stories, some well-rounded advice, and the occasional F word. Jen wants to help women create a life they are in love with and to show them it’s already in reach. So why aren’t you grabbing it, and making some dollar already? Buy it here.

3. I Shouldn’t Be Telling You This – Kate White

Editor of Cosmopolitan and powerful businesswoman Kate offers some valuable inside advice that we’re desperate to hear. Wise, but witty she delivers her message direct and straight to the point. Refining how a woman should be, and how she can get where she wants to be. It’s relatable to anyone who is beginning their career, rejoining or starting over. These bold strategies and tips have proved popular amongst women everywhere. Buy it here.

4. What Will It Take To Make A Woman President – Marianne Schnall

The book was prompted by the question of an eight-year-old to Obama during his election. This inspired Marianne to go explore the question and answer it. It’s compiled of essays by successful women, who truly inspire. This book will increase your confidence, and allow you to become a powerful woman. One of Beyonce’s recommendations to read, it will show you how to become a better leader. Add it to your basket, the world could do with more women running it! Buy it here.

5. Who Says It’s A Man’s World – Emily Bennington

Emily’s powerful book has been dubbed as ‘the end of men’. It promotes the growth and rise of women in the corporate world and tells how women are destined to take over. The book is filled with insights from strong women, who have made it to the top of the ladder. Buy it here.

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Elizabeth Smith

Hi, I’m an Editorial Assistant and Content Creator here at CGD! I’m an ambitious award winning writer with an extensive background in literature and critical theory. I specialise also in digital marketing, creating engaging content, working with press and creating client relations.

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