Recommended Books and Articles

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Feminine Capital, Unlocking the Power of Women Entrepreneurs

by Barb Orser & Catherine Elliott 2015

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Managerial Practices and Core Competencies of Entrepreneurs: A contingency framework of performance

by A. Aliouat, C. Camion and Y. Gasse

Click here to view article

The Power of Parity: Advancing Women’s Equality in Canada

by McKinsey & Company 

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Build Your Dream Network: Forging Powerful Relationships in a Hyper-Connected World

by J. Kelly Hoey

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Managing Alone

by Jennifer Black and Janet Baccarani

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Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead

by Sheryl Sandberg

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The Confidence Code: The Science And Art of Self-Assurance. What Women Should Know

by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

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Thrive: The Third Metric to Redefining Success and Creating a Life of Well-Being, Wisdom and Wonder

by Arianna Huffington

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Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

by Elizabeth Gilbert

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Shark Tales: How I Turned $1000 into a Billion Dollar Business

by Barbara Corcoran

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Become An Idea Machine: Because Ideas Are The Currency of the 21st Century

by Claudia Azula Altucher

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Radical Self Love: A Guide to Loving Yourself and Living Your Dreams 

by Gala Darling

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#GIRLBOSS 

by Sophia Amoruso

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Girl Code: Unlocking Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur  

by Cara Alwill Leyba

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Hey Ladies, Stop Apologizing and Other Career Mistakes Women Make  

by Maja Jovanovic

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success  

by Angela Duckworth

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In the Company of Women: Inspiration and Advice from Over 100 Makers, Artists, and Entrepreneurs  

by Grace Bonney

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Take Pride: Why the Deadliest Sin Holds the Secret to Human Success  

by Jessica Tracy

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

The Creative Habit: Learn It and Use It for Life  

by Twyla Tharp

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Worry-Free Money: The Guilt-Free Approach to Managing Your Money and Your Life 

by Shannon Lee Simmons

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Worth It: Your Life, Your Money, Your Terms  

by Amanda Steinberg

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

You Are a Badass at Making Money: Master the Mindset of Wealth  

by Jen Sincero

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Female Innovators at Work: Women on Top of Tech  

by Danielle Newnham

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

The Guide to Strategic Networking: Dream. Plan. Create. Achieve  

by Juliette C. Mayers

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Shakti Leadership: Embracing Feminine and Masculine Power in Business  

by Nilima Bhat 

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Men Explain Things to Me  

by Rebecca Solnit

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Manage Your Day-to-Day: Build Your Routine, Find Your Focus, and Sharpen Your Creative Mind  

by Jocelyn K. Glei

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

She Takes on the World  

by Natalie MacNeil

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Ladies Who Launch: An Innovative Program That Will Help You Get Your Dreams Off the Ground  

by Victoria Colligan and Beth Schoenfeldt

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

The Accidental Entrepreneur  

by Susan Urquhart-Brown

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

The Chic Entrepreneur  

by Elizabeth Gordon

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Real You Incorporated: 8 Essentials for Women Entrepreneurs  

by Kaira Sturdivant Rouda

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Follow Every Rainbow: Inspiring Stories of 25 Women Entrepreneurs whose Gentle Touch Created Strong Business  

by Rashmi Bansal

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

Dare to Be: 14 Fearless Women Who Gave Wings to Their Dreams 

by Rinku Paul and Puja Singhal

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Superwomen: Inspiring Stories of 20 Women Entrepreneurs  

by Ms. Prachi Garg

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Bad Girls Throughout History: 100 Remarkable Women Who Changed the World  

by Ann Shen

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Women Entrepreneurs: Inspiring Stories from Emerging Economies and Developing Countries  

by Mauro F. Guillén 

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

Million Dollar Women: The Essential Guide for Female Entrepreneurs Who Want to Go Big  

by Julia Pimsleur

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Creative Business Startup: Empowering Creative Women to Start a Small Business from Home  

by Jen Brazeal

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Culture Works: How to Create Happiness in the Workplace   

by Kris Boesch

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Why Simple Wins: Escape the Complexity Trap & Get to Work That Matters  

by Lisa Bodell

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

Get Over Your Damn Self: The No-BS Blueprint to Building a Life-Changing Business  

by Romi Neustadt

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Women Don’t Ask  

by Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Code Switching: How to Talk so Men Will Listen  

by Claire Damken Brown Ph.D. and Audrey Nelson Ph.D.

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Fierce Conversations  

by Susan Scott

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

Impact: What Every Woman Needs to Know to Go From Invisible to Invincible  

by Nancy D Solomon

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Ask for It: How Women Can Use the Power of Negotiation to Get What They Really Want  

by Linda Babcock and Sara Laschever

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

What if it DOES Work Out  

by Susie Moore

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

24/7: The First Person You Must Lead Is You  

by Rebecca "Becky" Halstead 

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

The Orange Line: A Woman’s Guide to Integrating Career, Family & Life 

by Jodi Ecker Detjen and Michelle A. Waters

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

I Know How She Does It 

by  Laura Vanderkam 

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

Why Leaders Fail & the 7 Prescriptions for Success 

by Peter B. Stark and Mary C. Kelly

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

The Barefoot Executive: The Ultimate Guide for Being Your Own Boss and Achieving Financial Freedom  

by Carrie Wilkerson

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

How Remarkable Women Lead: The Breakthrough Model for Work and Life 

by Joanna Barsh, Geoffrey Lewis and Susie Cranston

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Leading from the Front: No Excuse Leadership Tactics for Women 

by Angie Morgan and Courtney Lynch

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

Pioneers of the Possible: Celebrating Visionary Women of the World  

by Angella M. Nazarian

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Own It  

by Sallie Krawcheck

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

What I Wish I Knew When I Was 20  

by Tina Seelig

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

What I Told My Daughter- Lessons from Leaders on Raising the Next Generation of Empowered Women  

by Nina Tassler and Cynthia Littleton

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

Power Your Happy: Work Hard, Play Nice, and Build Your Dream Life  

by Lisa Sugar

Click here to find on Amazon.ca

 

Mistakes I Made at Work: 25 Influential Women Reflect on What They Got out of Getting It Wrong  

by Jessica Bacal

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