5 Books Every Career Girl Should Read

Have you heard the saying “Women who lead are women who read”? No doubt that if you want to make a difference in your career, business or community, reading is one of the best tools for acquiring knowledge and gaining inspiration. We have listed our top five books you can’t afford to miss on your bookshelf – Girl, read them till the pages start to fall out!

1. Nice Girls Don’t Get the Corner Office: Unconscious Mistakes Women Make That Sabotage Their Careers

By Lois P. Frankel

You might not be aware but Girlish behaviours will sabotage your career. If you’re always worried you might be offending somebody in the office, you need to get over it. And this book will help you do that.

2. 7 habits of highly effective people

By Dr. Stephen Covey

If you want to become more effective in your life and career, this book will give you more insight on personal leadership and the habits you need to cultivate the have a successful and fulfilling life.

 5 Books Every Career Girl Should Read

3. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead

By Sheryl Sandberg

You have the right to equality at work. This book will teach you how to stand up in the workplace as a female. Don’t be afraid to take a seat at the table…with the men.

4. Leave Your Mark: Land Your Dream Job. Kill It in Your Career. Rock Social Media

By Aliza Licht

Get personal and professional guidance on how to successfully start your career. The key to becoming successful is to not just learn your job, learn everyone else’s.

5. The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance — What Women Should Know

By Katty Kay and Claire Shipman

Women thrive the most when they focus on “we”. This book will teach you how to be confident by adopting a mindset that focuses on how your work or success can help and benefit others.

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Sarah Johnson

Sarah Johnson is a marketing professional and the Founder and Editor of Corporate Career Girl. Her true passion is to empower career girls in the workplace and help them bridge the gap between university and the corporate environment.