From little girls to young ladies — to not-so-young ladies — we could all use some empowerment from the books we read. While strong female protagonists are becoming more common, girl power doesn’t always have to come with a bow and arrow. Through storytelling, role models, and good advice, these six books are guaranteed to […]
Your road to success starts with fierce confidence and the courage to push boundaries. Here are eight influential books that will provide you with the tools you need to find your voice, unleash your rage, and dominate your profession. By Kaitlyn Warias Myth of the Nice Girl by Fran […]
Challenging the patriarchy has never been an easy task and sometimes we need a good laugh to build a little resilience. Here are 6 books that will keep you entertained while providing the inspiration you need to tackle gender inequality. Feminasty: The Complicated Woman’s Guide to Surviving the Patriarchy Without Drinking Herself […]
Whether you’re a leader in a corporation, the owner of a company, or the head of a team, these four business books will help guide you through change, growth, innovation, and the creation of a new culture. And they’re all based on the proven tactics of successful leaders in the business world. […]
At a time when the average professional stays at a job a mere four years, the idea that ‘change is inevitable’ has never been more true — especially when it comes to our careers. With the right reading material, authored by women who have mastered the art of transition, we invite you to own your […]
Our team at Women of Influence all share a passion for inspiring and empowering women to succeed. These are the books that made a profound impact on our own careers, and helped us thrive on the path to success. Elon Musk: Tesla, SpaceX, and the Quest for a Fantastic Future by Ashlee Vance […]
When it comes to deciding the next step in our career paths, many of us feel overwhelmed, confused, and a little bit intimidated by what lies ahead. So the next time you’re contemplating the direction you want to take, reference any of these good reads for guidance and inspiration. by Anna Jozwiak […]
Since the theme of International Women’s Day this year is Be Bold for Change, we’ve made a list of 5 Canadian women who are boldly stepping into their power to improve the lives of women and girls in Canada, and around the world. Fearless as Possible (Under the Circumstances) by Denise Donlon […]
When the holidays come around, knowing what to buy for the empowered woman or girl in your life isn’t always intuitive. These ladies are opinionated, strong, and want to be inspired. Luckily, we’ve done the work of curating a list of thoughtful gifts for you, so you’re guaranteed to hit the mark. […]
Are you ready to change the world? If figuring out how is your only stumbling block, you might find the inspiration, insight, and practical guidance you need in one of these five books. The list has been carefully curated by Sara L. Austin, the founder and president of Children First Canada, a non-profit organization that is […]
What if you could learn from the strategy mistakes of other leaders to save your bottom line or, better yet, save your company from failing? Read about these influential executives who have lost it all to avoid leading your company into a similar situation.
Effective leadership can improve your team’s productivity and morale, propel your business to success, and even create the next generation of leaders. These reads will teach you how to embrace effective leadership—and what tactics are designed to fail. Angela Duckworth, GRIT: The Power of Passion and Perseverance Culminating from Angela’s extensive career in […]
Do you believe in the power of mindfulness? These reads explain how you can incorporate it into your own professional life.
What if bringing forth your boldest ideas didn’t have to be so intimidating—or better yet—got you a promotion? These reads outline the importance of breaking down what it means to be average, and why thinking out of the box will benefit both you and the world we live in.
The holidays are a perfect time to squeeze in a book you might not otherwise find the time for. As a gift from the Women of Influence team, we’re offering up our favourite inspiring reads to indulge in before jumping into 2016.
These inspiring books feature successful women who have been through it all—from making mistakes in the boardroom to shying away from the c-suite. Women are now, more than ever, in an incredible spot to make their voices heard, and the following trailblazers have documented strategic paths to set us up for the future—for those starting out, or those aspiring to the corner office.
How can we use the power of psychology to make people and organizations more effective, reach our full career potential, and untangle the knot of conventional management? These insightful reads will help answer those questions, each taking wisdom from the world of psychology and applying it to achieve success in business.
Designed to inspire Millenials and baby boomers alike – this shortlist will satisfy your inherent curiosities of the changing workforce and where you need to position yourself to succeed. From personal branding to smart investing, these books will be your manuals to get inspired and advance.
Summer reading lists often lean towards easy entertainment, but there’s no reason a little learning can’t sneak in, too. These five summer business books find that perfect harmony between pleasure and productivity.
With convocation season upon us, we asked Annette Bergeron, thirty-year advocate for women in STEM and former director of the first-year engineering program at Queen’s University, to weigh in on what books would be fitting to gift to a recent graduate and future women of influence.