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Empowering Books for Freelancers: Learning to Lead and Undoing Career Sabotage


We’re diving into empowering books for women in business that will help you to uncover your personal power, build confidence, and clarify your purpose. We looked for books aimed at empowering female entrepreneurs and business owners, and came up with a couple that are filled with fresh guidance, inspiration, and motivation to help you make positive changes.


These great reads will have you standing up a little straighter and feeling renewed confidence. Pop in some earbuds and listen while you clean or queue one up on your commute!


Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg


Sheryl Sandberg’s Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead is a must-read for anyone interested in advancing their career and making a difference. Drawing upon her own experience as the COO of Facebook, Sandberg provides practical advice and inspiring stories on how women can take control of their careers and make the most of their talents.


She encourages women to be more assertive, take risks, and seek out leadership roles. She also provides guidance on how to negotiate for higher salaries, find mentors, and create an equal workplace for all.


This book is essential reading for anyone looking to empower themselves and boost their career. Sandberg’s clear and concise advice is easy to understand and implement. She offers valuable insight on how to navigate the gender gap and create an equal workplace for all. Her stories illustrate the importance of leaning in and making your mark on the world.


Sandberg’s book is an inspiring guide that will help women just starting out, established in their career, or anywhere in between reach for the success they deserve.


Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers by Lois P. Frankel


Nice Girls Don't Get the Corner Office: 101 Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers by Lois P. Frankel is a must-read for any woman looking to advance in their career. Frankel's book dives deep into the unconscious mistakes women tend to make that prevent them from achieving their career goals.


The book offers a comprehensive list of ‘unconscious mistakes’ that we as women make in our business. Frankel covers topics from failing to make a good first impression, to not speaking up in meetings, to not taking credit for our work. Frankel also provides strategies on how to combat these unconscious mistakes so that we can stand out and take the steps necessary to advance our careers.


Overall, this book is a great read for freelancers looking to scale their businesses. It offers valuable insight into why we may be holding ourselves back and provides actionable steps to help us get ahead. This is your next read if you’re ready to put an end to sabotaging your own career.


Don’t discount the amount of inspiration, guidance, and practical advice books can provide for starting and growing a successful business. It’s a great day to start a new book!





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