5 Books Every Female Entrepreneur Must Read

From Barbara Corcoran’s tips into how she turned an idea to a billion-dollar business to #GirlBoss written by founder of Nasty Gal. Here are the book highlights of 2016. 

Movies and books are often considered as the main source of entertainment and information.

There were many interesting books written on diverse topics written in 2016 by some notable and budding writers.

Entrepreneurship has many challenges associated with it but female entrepreneurs in particular have to face unique challenges to carve their place in the dynamic business environment.

These insight-packed and inspiring books are written by women for women so that you could relate to them! Just like a friend!

LadyBoss recommends 5 books that every woman entrepreneur must read!

 #1: “The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance. What Women Should Know”


Written by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman, the focus of “The Confidence Code” is on confidence.

This brilliantly written book presents the women with a number of insights that can help them assess their own confidence.

This helps them in noticing their mistakes and in making subtle changes in them to be more productive in work.

The writers have put pressure on the fact that confidence is the major key to success, be it any field of life, especially the industry which is filled with presenting, pitching, interviewing, selling and soliciting funding.

#2: “Shark Tales: How I Turned $1000 into a Billion Dollar Business”


This book is written by Barbara Corcoran, who is a renowned name in the business world.

This particular book of hers, tell her journey in the most interesting way.

Through this journey, she has shared her experiences and lessons on life and businesses.

Barbara has traveled this tough road herself, so she has the idea of the mistakes women make in their journey to the success of their business.

#3: “#GirlBoss”


#GirlBoss is written by Sophia Amoruso, who is also the founder NastyGal.

She has shared her company’s growth story in this book. Her personal experiences through which she shared the lessons she learned, guide the women to lead the road to success.

This book serves as an inspiring story for every woman out there to get up and make it big.

Even though Nasty Gal has now applied for for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, due to over $20 million in unsecured claims, sources say there are buyers waiting in the wings – however successful or unsuccessful Nasty Gal we’ll be, we’ll admit it — we are riveted by the tale of its meteoric rise and fall.

#4: “Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear”


Written by Elizabeth Gilbert, creativity, elusive muse and inspiration is the key focus in this book.

The book talks about the less glamorous realities that one leads in a creative life.

It also tackles the fear of inadequacy and the struggle to produce quality work. The writer has tackled these issues in the most relatable and inspiring manner.

#5: “Radical Self Love: A Guide to Loving Yourself and Living Your Dreams”


Gala Darling, in this inspiring book, tells the financial challenges, constant pitching, and fierce competition faced by women entrepreneurs.

This book helps you in becoming your own fan.

It makes women fall in love with themselves and their qualities as it revives the confidence and passion within them.

It is most recommended for you to get hold of these books and read them if you haven’t already.

Feel free to mention your favorite books of 2016 in the comment box.

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