Entrepreneurship was once considered to be dominant by male. However, gender diversity in the leadership role is growing and there is an increasing number of women today having their own company. There are some wise entrepreneurship ideas and thought from women, which can inspire you in many ways. Here below are our highest recommended books:

  1. Grit: Passion, Perseverance, and the Science of Success
    by Angela Duckworth

Grit is the key to entrepreneurial success. The people who ‘make it’ may not have the best talent or resources, but they must have focused persistence. They keep working and making incremental improvements day after day. This is what Grit is all about. Angela Duckworth, who is a pioneering psychologist, share a great story about the winding path of the daughter of a scientist, who considered herself lacking of smartness. She concluded that what drives success is not by being a genius, but a special blend of passion and long-term perseverance.


  1. The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance—What Women Should Know
    by Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

Women today are well educated and qualified, men still predominate in the workplace. The confidence code suggested that self-confidence is the main point that drive entrepreneur to great success. There are a lot of behaviors related to confidence that we need to give up, such as over-preparation and too much consulting before action would limit our gain in entrepreneurship.


  1. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

by Elizabeth Gilbert

Pressure can sometimes push us to keep working and improve, but when it turns to fear, it limits our creativity in handling difficulties. Elizabeth taught us how to embrace our curiosity and let the needless fear go, so whether you are finding a solution for your business or you just want to deal with life time problems, Big Magic will be an essential read for you.

We completely understand that entrepreneurship would never be an easy way to go, so let’s read and equip yourselves.

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