Archive for the ‘Book reviews’ Category

Every mum should read or listen to this book…it will change your life!

So, if you’re a regular Mothers Who Work reader, you’ll be accustomed with some of the self-help book reviews that we often share. It’s done with no commercial reasons behind it. Self-help is the way forward and without the time (and sometimes the money) to go to a life coach,

Do you know your ‘Why’?

Seems like a bit of an odd question, ‘Why?’ Especially when you don’t know why, the question is being asked. But it really isn’t and if you read the book ‘Start With Why: How Great Leaders Inspire Everyone to Take Action‘ by Simon Sinek you’ll understand why this is probably

No time to read? Don’t be a statistic… find out how to read a book a day

According to a youGov survey almost 4 million adults never read for pleasure. While you might blame technology for taking over where a good book would pass the time, or the fact that we’re just too busy to read, making progress in life requires that you seek knowledge. So how

Book review: #Girlboss by Sophia Amoruso

“A #girlboss is in charge of her own life. She gets what she wants because she works for it,” says Sophia Amoruso, the author os the book #Girlboss. While she’s not a mum, Sophia who hasn’t even hit the big 3-0 has an old head on her shoulder, which probably

Book Review – Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, by Sheryl Sandberg

There’s a lot of advice online for working mums, and much of it can seem quite repetitive at times: manage your time, try working from home, become a blogger… if only everyone was made the same or had the same dreams and aspirations in life.

Book review: OVERSUBSCRIBED by Daniel Priestley

If you’ve read business startup books in the past, one of the tips for setting up a business, or finding a way into any market is to look at what other people are doing and copy it, adding a few unique selling points.

Book review of the fortnight – Black Box Thinking: The Surprising Truth About Success by Matthew Syed

Look around your workplace, your community and society in general and there is a common theme: a fear of failure. Add to that, the not wanting to be seen to make a mistake and hiding any mistakes we make and it can be quite a lethal cocktail.