18 Inspiring Books That Can Change Every Female Entrepreneurs’ Life

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Inspiring Books for Female Entrepreneurs

From Oprah Winfrey to Sara Blakely most of the successful female entrepreneurs are avid readers. 

Most of them have a regular reading schedule in their entrepreneurial life.

So does that meaning reading more books can make you a successful woman leader? Yes it can!

The more you read the more you discover the opportunities and new horizons of knowledge. Reading the valuable life lessons from inspirational females in business boosts our confidence to tackle the problem much more effectively. The best part of all, which I think is quite extraordinary, is that books are better than having a life coach. 

Whether you are an online business owner in mid 20s or an Etsy shop owner in the early 50s, challenge yourself to include these informative books by Inspirational Women leaders !  

These empowering books can motivate you to

  • Understand the true meaning of  Women Empowerment 
  • Provide strategies to have  the right money mindset for success 
  • Change your perceptive Inspirational stories to enhance your life and workplace

So are you ready to get started with these 18 Inspiring Books for women by women?

The Woman Code: 20 Powerful Life Strategies You Need to Navigate Today’s Challenges by Sophia A. Nelson

The author discloses 20 powerful keys to unlock the  real purpose in life. The book is split into five different sections which includes emotional and spiritual aspects. 

The book teaches:

  • How to take care of ourselves (mind, body and soul)
  • What’s the real purpose of life other than accomplishing goals

The Moment of Lift : How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates

The book throws light on the harsh realities of the voiceless & the people who are pushed to the margins of the society. The most exciting thing is how Melinda discusses her life along with many more women around the world . 

The book teaches:

  • The real meaning of feminism and women empowerment for girls
  • Why we all need to work together as human beings irrespective of gender! 

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

Inspiring Books for Female Entrepreneurs

It’s a practical, much-needed & inspiring book for those who aspire to lead a creative life. Gilbert portrays the qualities she believes necessary for leading a fearless life.

The book teaches:

  • What exactly is creativity 
  • Why we need to be more curious in our lives than fearless

Top books for women Entrepreneurs and Girl Bosses 

Shark Tales: How I Turned $1,000 into a Billion Dollar Business by Barbara Corcoran

The author discusses the everyday lessons that she learned from her mom into her business and marketing strategies. How her childhood lessons and experiences paved the way towards becoming a powerful business woman.

The book teaches:

  • Life is not all about ‘you can do it’
  • How to find opportunities in the worst of circumstances

My Friend Fear: Finding Magic in the unknown by Meera Lee Patel

This book is a wonderful exploration of fear along with many emotions we all experience in our daily lives.  Unlike other self-help books, this book teaches to embrace the fear and remind oneself that it is okay to be fearful. An empowering work with different perspectives on fear and dealing with it.

The book teaches:

  • Having big fear is an opportunity to discover remarkable experiences
  • New perspectives on how to deal with emotion

Everything is Figureoutable by Marie Forleo

This work is all about embracing positivism, courage & having faith in oneself to pursue our dreams in life. As the title suggests, the book explores that ‘everything in life is figureoutable’.

The book teaches :

  • How to bounce back from failures 
  • How to find  the solution for more time and more money 

Chillpreneur: How to Run a Wildly Successful Business Without Losing Your Mind (or Your Money) by Denise Duffield

The book  is all about finding the path of least resistance. Denise shares the “ChillPreneur Philosophy that helped her reach a 7 figure business. 

The book teaches:

  • How to ditch the ‘hustle’ and make things more easier & enjoyable
  • How to run a virtual business for a chill life! 

Dear Girls: Intimate Tales, Untold Secrets,& Advice for Living Your Best Life by Ali Wong

This series of letters to her young daughters about all aspects of life and being an East Asian are discussed with a good sense of humor. A  refreshing & unfiltered advice on motherhood, dating  sex and marriage! 

The book teaches:

  • Why is it ok to fail and mess things  up 

The Up Side of Down: Why Failing Well Is the Key to Success by Megan McArdle

Megan McArdle elucidates the ways to get over our failures by contributing examples from her own life and from others. She makes us realize that the failures are not an end in our life rather it’s another opportunity to begin again.

The book teaches:

  • How to embrace our failures
  • How to renovate ourselves from the failures and be a successful person

That One book every Black entrepreneur should read

More than Enough : Claiming Space for Who You Are (No Matter What They Say) by Elaine Welteroth 

In the NYT bestselling  memoir Elaine explores her own life as  a woman and her inescapable struggles.  Giving a glimpse of the life of the black community, she imparts the importance of standing by our own. One of the most inspiring books for black female Entrepreneurs.

The book teaches:

  • How to be brave in our uncomfortable situations
  • How to create a change in ourselves by self- motivation

Year of Yes: How to Dance It Out, Stand In the Sun and Be Your Own Person by Shonda Rhimes

If you are someone who struggles to yes then this is the book to pick up right now! In her bold and honest voice Shonda Rhimes  explains how the little  word “yes” made a huge impact in her life. An inspiring book that carries the power of embracing who we are.

The book teaches:

  • How to say yes despite your insecurities 
  • how to be brave enough to handle anything in ones’ life.


7 books that can change your life

More Books for Female Business owners

Secrets of Six-Figure Women: Surprising Strategies to Up Your Earnings and Change Your Life by Barbara Stanny

The book elucidates the strategies that can expand your  business and life. Book also features the perspectives of both successful people as well as those who consider themselves  as underearners. 

The book teaches:

  • How to change one’s  relationship with money 
  • How to develop a thick skin and be a lioness!  

Better than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives by Gretchen Rubin

Rubin’s book presents a structure to understand our habits better and provides ample ways to bring a change in it. Presenting the successful stories of numerous individuals who brought a change in their habits, thereby their lives, she explains how the habits are to be formed and maintained.

The book teaches: 

  • How to build and improve our habits
  • Importance of changing our habits to a better life

Everything Beautiful in it’s Time: Seasons of Love and Loss by Bush Hager

This is a book which highlights the significance of blood relationships. The care, love and concern that we should have towards our loved ones. Jenna Bush considers herself lucky enough to have such lovable grandparents and she has written the book as a gratitude for their warmth and care. The book is so admirable as it contains her personal experiences infused with love, laughter and everlasting memories.

The book teaches:

  • How to celebrate our family life
  • How can be true and sincere to our family
  • How to deal with difficult circumstances with faith and hope

Leave Your Mark by Aliza Licht

In her usual friendly tone, Aliza discusses ways to land in your dream career. She also makes it clear about having a mindset for hard work and a great social media presence. The book is definitely a motivation for anyone who is trying out to be a better professional. 

The book teaches: 

  • How to have a career and networking skills. 
  • How to be strong and successful in our profession

Unfinished Business: Women Men Work Family by Anne-Marie Slaughter 

Probably one of the best books with action steps for your work-life balance. Slaughter unfolds the greatest challenges that we face till date, gender equality. Filled with everyday human stories this book is definitely for people who want to be a leader at work and a loving parent at home. 

The book teaches: 

  • What exactly is gender equality 
  • How to craft an ideal life for our families

Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed The World by Ann Shen

A Quick and inspiring illustrated read featuring 100 rule breaking women of history. This would make a great coffee table book.

The Next Generation of Women Leaders:What You Need to Lead but Won’t Learn in Business School by Selena Rezvani

From Succeeding on a job to networking for a lifetime. This book has everything to prepare you for a business leader. An inspiring book for girls! 

The book teaches: 

  • How to get started as a Business woman, a comprehensive guide

Time for your action:

What is the best book you’ve read that help you with your Business? Let us know in the comments.

Always curious to know your favorite books!

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Liya& Stephy

Inspiring Books for Female Entrepreneurs

Stephy George
Stephy George

Hi I am Stephy ! I became a bookworm in my late twenties. So I created this little corner of books online to share my love of reading with YOU! I want to help you find the best books to read so you won’t ever have to worry about your next read!

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