7 Books That Will Motivate You To Follow Your Dreams

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Having big dreams for the future is extremely exciting but can also be a little daunting, after all, nothing worth having comes easy. We all need a little motivation from time to time, and the best advice you can take is from someone who is where you want to be.

These inspirational authors below are just who you need! So, take some much-needed inspiration from our list of the seven best books for achieving goals…

1. Take your business to the next level

The Ultimate Blog Plan available here

The Ultimate Blog Plan will teach you all you need to know about how to create a successful online business. With tips, tricks, a lot of motivation and inside information from the girls behind Career Girl Daily! This guide will be sure to help you on your journey for making your dream career come true! Make it happen!

2. Rise to success with an army

Rise Sister Rise by Rebecca Campbell available here

Rebecca Campbell introduces ways for women to succeed with the help of each other. The book will give you an insight on the meaning of true sisterhood and how we can uplift each other to be strong and fierce. After reading this you will be fearless and believe that you really can achieve your dreams.

3. Be more than just a dreamer but an achiever

She Means Business by Carrie Green available here

After starting a successful online business at just twenty years of age, Carrie Green shows you how to turn those initial ideas into a reality! She shows you how you can become a successful entrepreneur with just a computer and the internet! So make sure to follow these practical tools to ensure that you excel in your online business.

4. For creative working women

Little Black Book by Otegha Uwagba available here

Little Black Book is the modern career guide for all the creative women out there.
Otegha Uwagba guides you through the steps you need to take to build a self-made career. This is the holy grail for the ladies wanting to go freelance and will teach you everything you need to know.

5. Helping you make your next move

Pivot by Jenny Blake available here

If you’re feeling a little like you’re stuck-in-a-rut and don’t know where to turn, this is the book for you. Jenny Blake will advise you on all that stands between you and taking a new path. Gain all you need to know about strategy, planning, and preparation needed to follow your dreams.

6. To be taken seriously

Nice Girls Can Finish First available here

Getting to the top doesn’t have to be as ruthless as people make out. Daylle Deanna Schwartz proves that being nice is not a weakness in the business world and that you can still become successful. So stay true to yourself and ensure people take you seriously!

7. The inspo you need to get started

In The Company of Women available here

What more could you need to motivate you than a compilation of entrepreneurial women? In the Company of Women features profiles of over 100 women of all ages, races, backgrounds, and industries offering their inspirational advice for the next generation of Career Girls.


Written by Holly Gunns




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  • Daria Ed

    Love this! Beautiful blog post x

    Good job on your blog




  • Mama Sow

    Great list thank you will definitely buy some of them :D

  • dreamofadventures

    I have the last book…in the company of women. I love flipping through it and getting inspiration


  • Cafebiblioart

    quite a nice list you have here. I read some the books and were quite good, however some of the others were not worth buying, but still worth reading.

  • Allure&Luxe (Ashley and Linda)

    I love the compilation you have here. Definitely making a book order sometime soon!

    xx Ashley

  • agirlcalledania

    Definitely will check those books .