#girlboss by Sophia Amoruso


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How did I get this? It was sent to me by the great book people of Penguin. Thank’yee very much 🙂

Synopsis:

At seventeen, Sophia Amoruso decided to forgo continuing education to pursue a life of hitchhiking, dumpster diving, and petty thievery. Now, at twenty-nine, she is the Founder, CEO, and Creative Director of Nasty Gal, a $100+ million e-tailer that draws A-list publicity and rabid fans for its leading-edge fashion and provocative online persona. Her story is extraordinary—and only part of the appeal of #GIRLBOSS.

This aspirational book doesn’t patronize young women the way many business experts do. Amoruso shows readers how to channel their passion and hard work, while keeping their insecurities from getting in the way. She offers straight talk about making your voice heard and doing meaningful work.

She’s proof that you can be a huge success without giving up your spirit of adventure or distinctive style. As she writes, “I have three pieces of advice I want you to remember: Don’t ever grow up. Don’t become a bore. Don’t let The Man get to you. OK? Cool. Then let’s do this.”

Pros:

I loved hearing about her life and everything that she went through.
I loved her witty writing style.
I loved how short it was.
I love her life mottos.

Cons:
I hated the other people’s biography thingies
It didn’t progress as much as I wanted or rather went really slowly.

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