With summer right around the corner, it’s time to stock up on some poolside reading material. Mixed in with the latest mystery novel and guilty romance, try adding some of these motivational and informative books to enhance your #girlboss knowledge!
1. Leave Your Mark by Aliza Licht
Global fashion communications executive Aliza Licht delves into the realm of professionalism, social media, and leadership. Whether it be landing your dream job, building your personal brand, or overall killing it in your career, Licht guides you through on how to achieve your career goals.
2. StrengthsFinder 2.0 by Tom Rath
Tom Rath’s guide to developing strengths based on your skills, knowledge, and experience will be an enlightening and useful read this summer. The interactive personal assessment included in the book helps readers identify their strengths. Upon completion of the online assessment, a plethora of additional materials is given for deeper analysis of your personal results. Try not to think of it as summer homework, think of it as personal development!
3. Instagram Power by Jason G. Miles
Considering social media is virtually present in every aspect of our lives today, it is essential to use Instagram and other social media platforms to promote your brand. This book will teach you the must-knows about marketing your business, monetizing strategies, and overall promoting your brand.
4. Brand Thinking and Other Noble Pursuits by Debbie Millman
Brand Thinking is packed full of different perspectives from the world’s leading branding experts through interviews conducted by Millman. They explain the importance of branding and how it led them to reach the level of success they have. I know I will be taking notes while reading this!
5. Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek
Leaders Eat Last discusses leadership and how it affects company culture. The great thing about this book is it applies to any managerial position, and also just life as a leader in general! Sinek’s book helps dive deeper into the ins and outs of leadership as a whole, while also emphasizing how a great leader reflects the work of the team as a whole.
Story By: Katherine Tomlin