2023 Must-Read Book List for Women Entrepreneurs

Reading has many advantages for entrepreneurs, including gaining knowledge and skills, finding inspiration and role models, staying up to date on the latest trends, and connecting with other point-of-views. Plus, most CEOs read a book a week. That’s 3 to 4 books a month! If you are looking for some light reading, here is IAW’s must-read book list:

brand thinking by debbie millman

For those struggling with their brand, this book is for you! Each chapter is an interview between Debbie Millman, a design visionary, and a different industry leader. There are twenty-two interviews in total and some include Malcolm Gladwell, Tom Peters, Seth Godin, and Wally Olins.

Dear Female Founder

For a highly recommended anthology, this book includes 66 successful women entrepreneurs that share information they wished they knew before they started their businesses. Get all the insider tips and more from women who overcame every obstacle to success.

The Path to Profits by Michelle Jacobik

As women, it’s so easy to lose yourself in work, responsibilities, house chores, and more. But, if you’re ready for a more balanced lifestyle, this book is for you! Discover a method where profitable business and personal life coexist.

The Leadership Gap by Lolly Daskal

Feel like there’s a roadblock on your way to becoming a great leader? Lolly Daskal created a method to help leaders identify their distinct leadership archetype and rethink their approach.

Jefa in Training

This tool guide is a conversation with Latina immigrants, Hispanic Americans, and women of color involved in various fields. It explores issues these professional women faced such as imposter syndrome, microaggressions, and bilingualism.

The Introvert Entrepreneur by Beth Buelow

Anyone can be a successful entrepreneur even if they don’t have the biggest personality in the room. Beth Buelow is a professional coach who proves to readers that introverts have what it takes to make a difference as a leader.

Find the complete book list and reading workbook in the IAW Member Resource Library! For more book recommendations check out 15 books for becoming a better anti-racist ally

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