There are many distinct methods that can explain success. It could involve you working your way up the corporate ladder or even starting your own business and become a successful entrepreneur. It can also include earning that long-awaited university degree. No matter what it is, the success you gain is made possible because of the dedication and hard work that you contributed in order to succeed. Not only that, but you are not willing to give up.
For those of you who have yet to feel true success, you have nothing to worry about. Just know that the road towards success is never an easy one. So regardless of where you are in your career, you will always have an upper edge on your colleagues once you begin reading books on success. Not only will you gain insightful tips from books on success, but you’ll also be able to change your habits to reflect those you’ve read about.
Thankfully, there are many successful women who have become willing and able to share what it took for them to achieve success and overcome failures that they were faced with. Their stories can be truly inspiring, which is why it’s always a good thing to know where you came from and to know where you’re going. To help you along your journey towards success, we’ve listed seven books on success that women should read. Each one is just as great as the next. Keep reading and soon you will have an amazing library of books on success and will need a sliding ladder to reach these books on your shelves in the future.
In Outliers: The Story of Success, a question is asked by the author, Malcolm Gladwell. The question: “What differs between high-achievers?” allows him to unearth where success truly stems from instead of how they are. The book also discusses several issues including timeliness, equality, and opportunity. With these issues covered, this book makes it a must-have in every woman’s home library. Besides that, these traits can be very relatable to every woman while allowing the reader to remember where their foundation began.
With #GIRLBOSS, Sophia starts by explaining her own personal and awe-inspiring road to success. She goes into detail of a time in her life where she lived on the streets as she struggled to survive. Now, as the NastyGal founder, Sophia has been able to provide inspiration through her personal journey to other women by not appearing condescending. Sophia truly expresses great tips that can sure inspire, which is what makes #GIRLBOSS a great addition to have.
Everybody knows who Tina Fey is, but if you don’t then you’ll need to read her Bossypants book. You’ll get an in-depth, first-hand look into her childhood and her success while on Saturday Night Live. Tina Fey shares all as she witnessed all of her dreams come true. Now, it wouldn’t be Tina Fey if she didn’t share some jokes with her readers and this is exactly what Fey does perfectly.
The book by Helen Vallaeys, What You Can Do, I Can Too, will inspire any woman who is on their road to entrepreneurship. This book provides a ton of encouragement to women who think that their world is dominated by men which makes it that much more inspiring.
It covers many topics like discouragement and how it can easily shatter a woman’s self-confidence and belief that their dreams are reachable. The reader is able to see how a role model is able to accomplish everything that they put their mind to. Having this book truly is a gift that will easily motivate and inspire.
If you want to dive into how starting an empire, advocating for social reform, and, not to mention, the amount of money made on the way can be a good thing, then reading Thrive by Huffington will be a great place to start. She makes it a point that all of that will be done in vain if you are not able to pace yourself throughout the process. As you read Thrive, you’ll understand the correct way to reach your dreams while remaining level headed.
Lean In focuses on the many issues and struggles that women face as they fight for the equal right to lead others. Being successful herself, Sheryl integrates the data, research, and experience from her daily life to demonstrate the ways women today continuously suppress themselves from achieving leadership roles.
It’s a fact that women have always received the short end of the stick. With, How to Be a Woman, Moran uses her one-of-a-kind humor to help her readers have a good perspective of her stories about womanhood and what it’s like to be a woman. It’s an exemplary way to spread feminism and would be perfect among a group of friends.