Score: 4.5
From 1,068 Ratings

#GIRLBOSS


  • Author: Sophia Amoruso
  • Release Date : 2014-05-06
  • Genre: Management & Leadership
  • File Size: 8557171 Bytes


In the New York Times bestseller that the Washington Post called “Lean In for misfits,” Sophia Amoruso shares how she went from dumpster diving to founding one of the fastest-growing retailers in the world.Amoruso spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and scrounging in dumpsters for leftover bagels. By age twenty-two she had dropped out of school, and was broke, directionless, and checking IDs in the lobby of an art school—a job she’d taken for the health insurance. It was in that lobby that Sophia decided to start selling vintage clothes on eBay.Flash forward to today, and she’s the founder of Nasty Gal and the founder and CEO of Girlboss. Sophia was never a typical CEO, or a typical anything, and sh...

Score: 4.5
From 1,294 Ratings

Black Privilege


  • Author: Charlamagne Tha God
  • Release Date : 2017-04-18
  • Genre: Self-Improvement
  • File Size: 10730217 Bytes


An instant New York Times bestseller! Charlamagne Tha God—the self-proclaimed “Prince of Pissing People Off,” cohost of Power 105.1’s The Breakfast Club, and “the most important voice in hip-hop”—shares his eight principles for unlocking your God-given privilege.In Black Privilege, Charlamagne presents his often controversial and always brutally honest insights on how living an authentic life is the quickest path to success. This journey to truth begins in the small town of Moncks Corner, South Carolina, and leads to New York and headline-grabbing interviews and insights from celebrities like Kanye West, Kevin Hart, Malcolm Gladwell, Lena Dunham, Jay Z, and Hillary Clinton.Black Privilege lays out all the great wisdom Charlamagne’s be...

 Girlboss
Score: 3.5
From 2,594 Ratings

Girlboss


  • Author : Sophia Amoruso
  • Publisher : Portfolio
  • Release Date : 2015
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781591847939


Girlboss Book Description :

The New York Times bestseller Sophia Amoruso spent her teens hitchhiking, committing petty theft, and dumpster diving. By twenty-two, she had resigned herself to employment, but was still broke, directionless, and working a mediocre day job she'd taken for the health insurance. Eight years later, she is the founder, CEO, and creative director of Nasty Gal, a $100 million plus online fashion retailer with more than 350 employees. Sophia's never been a typical CEO, or a typical anything, and she's written#GIRLBOSS for outsiders (and insiders) seeking a unique path to success, even when that path is winding as all hell and lined with naysayers. #GIRLBOSS proves that being successful isn't about how popular you were in high school or where you went to co...

The Girlboss Workbook

The Girlboss Workbook


  • Author : Sophia Amoruso
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780143131977


The Girlboss Workbook Book Description :

Sophia Amoruso, the bestselling author of #GIRLBOSS, shares her favorite tips, checklists, and fill-in-the-blanks that will help you become your best Girlboss yet. Filled with whimsical illustrations, exercises, and plenty of scribble room, The Girlboss Workbook is designed for both the dreamer and the doer. It invites you--hell, implores you--to get in there and mess it up a little. Write in the blank spaces and in between them. #GIRLBOSS started as Sophia's story, but The Girlboss Workbook is your story. Use it as a diary, a mood board, a stress ball. Use it in class or at work for daydreaming and doodling. Use it to figure out what makes your freak flag fly -- and then go for it. Whatever you do, take this book, and your path, into your own hands....

Summary of  Girlboss

Summary of Girlboss


  • Author : Fastreads
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2016-11-30
  • Genre:
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 1540703908


Summary of Girlboss Book Description :

"The energy you'll expend focusing on someone else's life is better spent working on your own. Just be your own idol." - Sophia Amoruso "There are secret opportunities hidden inside every failure." - Sophia Amoruso "Bad bitches are taking over the world." - Sophia Amoruso "You have to kick people out of your head as forcefully as you'd kick someone out of your house." - Sophia Amoruso What will you learn from reading this book? How to play to your strengths (and how to find them) How creativity is critical for success The importance of a good work ethic How success and consistency are intertwined The value of valuing people How to deal with circumstances, people, and bad days How to move on from the past and not let it hinder your success How to beco...

Nasty Galaxy

Nasty Galaxy


  • Author : Sophia Amoruso
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2016
  • Genre: BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780399174889


Nasty Galaxy Book Description :

From Sophia Amoruso, the New York Times-bestselling author of #GIRLBOSS, a lushly illustrated embodiment of the collective spirit of the Nasty Gal brand, Sophia's own personal brand, and girlbosses everywhere, with a foreword by Courtney Love. Warning: this is not a style book. It's not about how to mix prints--it's about how to leave yours on everything you touch. Highly graphic and visual, filled with illustrations, photos and short essays, Nasty Galaxy is part scrapbook, part inspo-journey, with moments of frivolity scattered throughout. Tactical and entertaining, envelope-pushing and conventional, surprising and refreshingly straightforward, Nasty Galaxy is a dive into Sophia's philosophies on work, relationships, balance, friendships, and more. ...

Girl Code

Girl Code


  • Author : Cara Alwill Leyba
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2017-07-04
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525533092


Girl Code Book Description :

Women around the world have responded to Cara Alwill Leyba’s Girl Code with a resounding YES. Companies like Kate Spade and Macy’s have brought her in to teach “the Code.” Inc. magazine named Girl Code one of the “Top 9 Inspiring Books Every Female Entrepreneur Should Read” alongside Lean In, #Girlboss, and Thrive. A few years ago I made a crazy claim in the first edition of Girl Code: that in today’s competitive marketplace, the fiercest thing a female entrepreneur can do is to support other women. Something dynamic happens when women genuinely show up for each other. When we lose the facades, cut the bullsh*t, and truly have each other’s backs. When we stop pretending everything is perfect, and show the messy, beautiful parts of our...

How to Be an Overnight Success

How to Be an Overnight Success


  • Author : Maria Hatzistefanis
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2017-07-06
  • Genre: Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781473552203


How to Be an Overnight Success Book Description :

"You are not born an entrepreneur. It's a skill that you learn along the way." When the skincare company Rodial launched its cult 'snake' serum, the press quickly called the business an 'overnight success'. However, Rodial's founder Maria Hatzistefanis had been toiling for 18 years, building the company from scratch in her bedroom. Now, the beauty boss sets out to demonstrate in this very accessible book that its success stemmed from sheer hard work, tireless efforts and a lot of patience. Fashion-loving Maria set out with a dream to build a beauty business and - despite not excelling at school, and being fired from her first job - she has achieved it. She did it by dreaming big, working hard, surrounding herself with the best, taking risks, creating...

Imagine It Forward
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Imagine It Forward


  • Author : Beth Comstock
  • Publisher : Random House Canada
  • Release Date : 2018-09-18
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780345812278


Imagine It Forward Book Description :

From one of today’s foremost innovation leaders, an inspiring and practical guide to mastering change in the face of uncertainty. The world will never be slower than it is right now, says Beth Comstock, the former Vice Chair and head of marketing and innovation at GE. But confronting relentless change is hard. Companies get disrupted as challengers steal away customers; employees have to move ahead without knowing the answers. To thrive in today’s world, every one of us has to make change part of our job. In Imagine It Forward, Comstock, in a candid and deeply personal narrative, shares lessons from a thirty year career as the change-maker in chief, navigating the space between the established and the unproven. As the woman who initiated GE's dig...

She Means Business
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

She Means Business


  • Author : Carrie Green
  • Publisher : Hay House, Inc
  • Release Date : 2017-02-21
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781781808870


She Means Business Book Description :

Are you ready to turn your ideas into reality and build a wildly successful business?There has never been a better time to say yes! With a computer and an Internet connection you can get your ideas, messages, and business out there like never before and create so much success.In this book, Carrie Greenshows you how.Carrie started her first online business at the age of 20—she knows what it’s like to be an ambitious and creative woman with big dreams and huge determination . . . but she also knows the challenges of starting and running a business, including the fears, overwhelm, confusion, and blocks that entrepreneurs face. Based on her personal, tried-and-tested experience, she offers valuable guidance and powerful exercises to help you: •Get ...

Being Boss

Being Boss


  • Author : Emily Thompson
  • Publisher : Running Press Adult
  • Release Date : 2018-04-10
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780762490455


Being Boss Book Description :

From the creators of the hit podcast comes an interactive self-help guide for creative entrepreneurs, where they share their best tools and tactics on "being boss" in both business and life. Kathleen Shannon and Emily Thompson are self-proclaimed "business besties" and hosts of the top-ranked podcast Being Boss, where they talk shop and share their combined expertise with other creative entrepreneurs. Now they take the best of their from-the- trenches advice, giving you targeted guidance on: The Boss Mindset: how to weed out distractions, cultivate confidence, and tackle "fraudy feelings" Boss Habits: including a tested method for visually mapping out goals with magical results Boss Money: how to stop freaking out about finances and sell yourself (wi...

Management in 10 Words
Score: 5
From 1 Ratings

Management in 10 Words


  • Author : Terry Leahy
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2012-06-07
  • Genre: Business & Economics
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781448106745


Management in 10 Words Book Description :

In his fourteen years as CEO of Tesco, Sir Terry Leahy not only turned the company into the largest supermarket chain in the UK but also transformed it into a global enterprise. As a result, Sir Terry is now one of the world's most admired business leaders, widely acclaimed for his drive, flair and no-nonsense approach. In Management in 10 Words he draws on his experience and expertise to pinpoint the ten vital attributes that make successful managers and underlie great organisations, explaining: - Why initial failure often leads to ultimate success. - Why profits stem from a company's values, not its day-to-day business. - Why competition should always be welcomed. - Why simplicity leads to innovation. - Why trust is the bedrock of effective leaders...