Looking for some empowerment? Consider reading (or listening!) to these books...
The Art of Asking: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Let People Help by Amanda Palmer
Who has ever struggled to ask for help, in fear of being viewed as anything less than fiercely independent and capable? Palmer helps the reader see the benefit, and sometimes need, or reaching out for others’ assistance.
Now Go Out There: (and Get Curious) by Mary Karr
This book helps us realize that all new experiences don’t have to be scary and instead they might be something we should look forward to.
Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenge by Amy Cuddy
How do you hold your arms during a speech? Do you stand in a way to shows your presence? This book examines the importance of changing your body language to really “show up”.
Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance by Angela Duckworth
One of my favorite topics, grit. This book examines multiple groups in challenging situations and how a mix of passion and persistence is what makes people successful or not.
What books are you recommending to others?