Books: Three of a kind - Women are doing it for themselves

Make it Your Business; Lucy Martin and Bella Mehta; Spring Hill £12.99

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2010

No stone on the rocky path to starting up a business is left unturned by this 'ultimate start-up guide for women'. The novice entrepreneur will find detailed step-by-step information in bite-sized chapters coupled with examples, checklists and case studies. There is also some female-only content for women who feel they need to be empowered and inspired. (Best of its kind)

- In Good Company; Rebecca Jordan and Kirsty Weir; A&C Black £9.99

Drawing on their own experiences, Jordan and Weir give good and practical advice on how to start up and run a business. They not afraid to tackle female-specific problems, like how to juggle new-born babies with new-born businesses. A quick and useful read for those seeking guidance on everday entrepreneurial matters. (Could be useful)

- The Girl's Guide to Being a Boss; Caitlin Friedman and Kimberly Yorio; A&C Black £8.99

This book is for girls who need a 'been there, done that' sister to tell them how to dress to impress and control that gossiping mouth. It's very Sex and the City - fun, easy to read and a little wry. Their breezy confidence, thorough research and amusing anecdotes make this an enjoyable read. The tone can sometimes seem patronising (they take time out to define the word 'management'), but there are also practical management tips to be gained effortlessly over a glass of wine. (Could be useful).


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