Inspirational, witty, and down-to-Earth, these books will have you leaping out of bed to get to work.
#1 Find Your Extraordinary by Jessica DiLullo Herrin
Jessica DiLullo Herrin is CEO and Founder of the Stella & Dot Family of Brands and mother to two beautiful girls. Her book Find Your Extraordinary is all about dreamer bigger, living happier and achieving success on your own terms. It’s a book that will push you not to have it all, but have what’s most important to you. It will ask you to define the success that you want, tap into your passion and then use it to push yourself towards a path of extraordinary in your career, happiness and life.
#2 Lean In by Sheryl Sandberg
In this ground breaking book Sheryl Sandberg has ignited the conversation about women in the workplace and provided specific steps women can take to combine personal fulfilment with professional achievement. This book will tap into your inner woman warrior and inspire you to strive to your full potential by pursuing challenges, taking risks, and chasing goals.
#3 Now Go Out There (and get curious) by Mary Karr
This book is based on Mary Karr’s 2015 commencement address at Syracuse University which went viral and lit up the Twittersphere. In an ode to curiosity, compassion, and the power of fear, Karr gives some down-to-Earth insight into tackling the adversity of life. Sprinkled in humour and abundant in inspiration, this quick and easy read is as witty as it in insightful.
#4 Presence by Amy Cuddy
Harvard Professor Amy Cuddy gives realistic advice on how to turn nerve-racking challenges that we approach with dread into confidence driven satisfaction. By tapping into personal power Cuddy explains that it’s all about nudging ourselves step by step and modifying our mind-set and body language each and every day to propel ourselves forward.
#5 Smart Mom, Rich Mom by Kimberly Palmer
Kimberly Palmer gets into the financial nitty gritty of being a working parent in the modern era. Exploring full-time, freelance, self-employed, and other career options, Palmer offers career advice and financial strategies that are useful to all. This book is an invaluable financial help source as well as being witty and inspirational.