“She’s such a go-getter girl”. How many times have you heard this question before? You’re probably a go-getter girl or perhaps to describe your friend, co-worker,sister,or even yourself. A go-getter girl is an aggressively enterprising person who is fearless in pursuit goals and dreams. She is someone who is strategic on her decision and keen to create a lasting impact on her friends, job, and ultimately, the world.
There are roadblocks we face every single day, times that make us lose hope, give up, or even quite. But a go-getter girl believes something within her is greater to overcome obstacles, creates a vision for her life and works to set goals to achieve that vision, and she engages her passions with her professions to remain authentic to her true self.
Here are 10 book of my recommendation that every go-getter girl should have on her bookshelf and might be a great tools that can help grow your professional development and inspire you to start building your empire.
01. #GIRLBOSS by Sophia Amoruso
While #GIRLBOSS give you the fascinating to read Sophia‘s life, her journey, and her snark, realness and personality. it’s an inspirational story of a woman who built a major company from nothing.
Each chapter of Girl, Wash Your Face begins with a specific lie Hollis once believed that left her feeling overwhelmed, unworthy, or ready to give up. As a working mother, a former foster parent, and a woman who has dealt with insecurities about her body and relationships, she speaks with the insight and kindness of a BFF, helping women unpack the limiting mind-sets that destroy their self-confidence and keep them from moving forward.
03. Lean In : Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
Sheryl Sandberg is the COO of Facebook and is one of Fortune’s 50 Most Powerful Women, so it comes as no surprise she brings much to the table from her experience climbing the corporate ladder. This book is a great mix of data, personal anecdotes, and research that digs in to women in leadership and the challenges and struggles we face being working women
Looking for a mentor? Look no further than Leave Your Mark by Aliza Licht. She shares her story while also sharing her favorite concrete lessons, tips, and empowerment to landing jobs, slaying in your career, and also building a personal brand. This is a must read for young professionals.
05. Girl Code: Unlocking the Secrets to Success, Sanity, and Happiness for the Female Entrepreneur by Cara Alwill Leyba
Do you ever feel like everyone got a class on how to succeed at life and you missed it? Well, that’s because you haven’t cracked “the code” aka the Girl Code. This book will share successes, breakthroughs, and tools to empower women in their endeavors, because well, empowered women empower women.
06. The Glitter Plan: How We Started Juicy Couture for $200 and Turned It into a Global Brand by Pamela Skaist-Levy and Gela Nash-Taylor
Here’s to wishing the track pants would make a comeback. The book highlights the timeline of discovering an idea, creating a brand, and the highs and lows of deciding to sell it. What I find particularly refreshing about this book is the unconventional business practices they practiced and how sometimes it failed miserably, but sometimes it sparked a new normal in the industry.
Jessica Bacal interviews twenty-five successful women about their toughest on-the-job moments. These innovators across a variety of fields – from the arts to finance to tech – reveal that they’re more thoughtful, purposeful and assertive as leaders because they learned from their mistakes, not because they never made any.
08. Settle for More by Megyn Kelly
Megyn Kelly is the definition of girl boss. Her journey as a attorney to one of the most popular news anchors will inspire you to settle for more. Her story may sound like a fairy tale from the outside, but reading this book, you’ll remember we’re all human. Yes, even Megyn Kelly. This is a must read for women just starting out, pivoting to a different career, or just need a fresh outlook on their career and life.
09. Nice Is Just a Place in France: How to Win at Basically Everything by The Betches
This book is about getting what you want. Not in like a finding happiness, giving back to the world, being grateful for what you have sort of way. But in a ruling your world, being the most desired, powerful badass in the room way, so you can come out on top of any situation: guys, career, friends, enemies, whatever.
10. Who Says It’s a Man’s World: The Girls’ Guide to Corporate Domination by Emily Bennington
Today’s women are primed to take over the corporate world-if they don’t stumble on the way up. Packed with insights from extraordinary women who have climbed the corporate ladder.Who Says It’s a Man’s World helps women navigate the rocky path from cubicle to executive suite. This ultra-practical guide offers an ideal “Success Profile” along with the measurable action steps needed to excel in each of five reputation-enhancing areas: personal development, social skills, effectiveness, team building, and leadership.