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review Õ #Girlboss A good friend tell you a story And the advice runs the gamut from writing a good cover letter to owning your own style to getting fired gracefully GIRLBOSS is an essential read for everyone who has realized that the path to happiness isnt always a straight line The Standard Culture BlogSophia sprinkles to the point wisdom into the story of her life so far shes not afraid of a little tough love and this book is a must read for women of all ages Who doesnt love inspiration with a little kick in the butt RealSimple LifestylersThere are some CEOs that can make running a company look ridiculously easy Then there are some who can do it with well a certain je ne sais uoi Sexiness is a subjective measure and its not just about looks Its also about success power ambition charisma altruism fashion sense and style Business Insider on naming Sophia Amoruso The Sexiest CEO AliveAn appealing business memoir Amorusos authenticity comes through here and is no doubt one of the many reasons for her remarkable success Publishers WeeklyAmong the glut of leadership books featuring paunchy old men in power suits at leastGIRLBOSS has a shot at standing out Its clear why young women admire herGIRLBOSS is targeting the same readers as Sheryl Sandbergs updated Lean In for Graduates So buy GIRLBOSS for your daughter Bloomberg BusinessweekIn her new bookGIRLBOSS Amoruso gives her charmingly authentic insight into how to succeed in the workplaceWho What WearClearly theres some magic to the Amoruso method LA ConfidentialThe book is full of so many great insights even though she insists it isnt a how to guide You should absolutely read the entire book but I think Amoruso should be commended for her management tips They are what make her a GIRLBOSSLevo LeagueThis sassy memoir inspires while also doling out career advice and entrepreneurial tips Foam Magazine GIRLBOSS is a must have for any young female entrepreneurs The TURN MagazineThe honest kickass confident and unabashedly herself Amoruso tells the story of her journey to success through Nasty Gal and the lessons she learned along the way Tech Cocktail Sophia Amoruso began as a humble eBay store and turned her brand into one of the most coveted eCommerce destinations on the planet Sophias brand sticks up its middle finger at the corporate world and Nasty Gals loyal followers cant get enough of itgoodclothesYoung women could do worse than learn from her no bullshit style and tireless work ethic FlavorwireA breezy blend of memoir and entrepreneurial how to Sacramento News ReviewPORTFOLIO PENGUIN GIRLBOSSSophia Amoruso is the founder and executive chairman of the coveted fashion brand Nasty Gal Named by Forbes as Fashions New Phenom best selling author Sophia has established herself as one of the most prominent figures in retail and a style iconThe term Nasty Gal was originally coined after a Betty Davis album and the singers outspoken and unapologetically sexy style Building on that inspiration Sophias Nasty Gal first sparked a cult following in her one woman vintage venture on eBay where she uickly learned she had a knack and photographers eye for fashion styling and buying In just nine years and after being kicked off the site in the brand has grown into a one stop shop and online retail haven with a progressive following of fashion risk takersIn fall Sophia opened her first brick and mortar Nasty Gal retail space on Melrose Avenue in Los Angeles Only four months later she opened a second store on the Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica Los Angeles almost three times as large as the brands flagshipAs part of the brands expansion beyond e commerce the stores offer highly curated vintage pieces on brand labels as well as Nasty Gals own lineOn the heels of Nasty Gal andGIRLBOSS successes Sophia is passionate about evolving her brand and team of creative mavericks in every way possible As she continues to be deeply involved in every aspect of the business she loves most to meet the girls who have inspired Nasty Gal to be one of the most coveted brands of our timeShe recently founded the GIRLBOSS Foundation which awards financial grants to women in the worlds of design fashion music and the arts to help fund them on their way to becoming a GIRLBOSSA New York Times bestseller and published in fifteen countries around the worldGIRLBOSS is Sophias first bookPORTFOLIO PENGUINAn imprint of Penguin Random House LLC Hudson StreetNew York New York penguinFirst published in the United States of America by Portfolio Penguin and G P Putnams Sons members of Penguin Group USA LLC This paperback edition with a new introduction published Copyright by Sophia AmorusoPenguin supports copyrigh.download #Girlboss
review Õ #Girlboss Praise for Sophia Amoruso and GIRLBOSS Winner of the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Business Book While we love a feel good story were eveninspired by Amorusos drive and success The easy breezy blend of anecdotal tales and entrepreneurial advice makes for a fast easy read with lots of brash but actionable takeaways Bottom line Thats some serious GirlPower Buy the book today thank us the second youre done readingLFThe millennial alternative to Lean In Inc magazine naming Sophia one of the Entrepreneurs of the Year Amoruso addresses the highs and lows of her journey with an honesty thats refreshing in a management memoir Amorusos swagger in GIRLBOSS is contagious The book is a decent model for all the girlsnay peoplewho dont want to climb the traditional career ladder Her path though unconventional might even inspire a couple of readers to try to heed her lessons and follow in her footsteps But if theres one real takeaway from reading Amoruso is that a pre packaged rulebook for business success no longer exists FortuneGIRLBOSS is part memoir part management guide and part girl power manifesto A sort of Lean In for misfits it offers young women a candid guide to starting a business and going after what they want The Washington PostThe Cinderella of tech The New York TimesFashions new phenom ForbesAmorusos voice is accessible and charmingly self deprecating without losing the effortless cool that characterizes her clothes Amorusos scrappy capitalist narrative makes an admirable attempt to prove that navigating the system isnt the same as endorsing it Being antiestablishment is the old cool The new cool is playing by your own rules and still winning by their standards The New York Times Book ReviewSophia Amoruso founder and CEO of Nasty Gal shares her irreverent and invaluable lessons in what can easily be described as a power manifesto for strong ambitious young womenGIRLBOSS leads readers to water but doesnt force them to drink rather than present a get rich uick manual or a list of business tips Amoruso teaches the innovative and entrepreneurial among us to play to our strengths learn from our mistakes and know when to break a few of the traditional rules Vanity FairIts easy to get the sense reading Lean In that Sandberg is writing for women whove already made itGIRLBOSS is for those who havent which means it is aimed at people who have nothing to lose which makes it a much riskier andenjoyable manifesto New York MagazineA witty and cleverly told account Its this kind of honest advice plus the humorous ups and downs of her rise in online retail that make the book so appealing Amorusos unconventional approach to business and her experiences as a rebellious teen and creative outcast would also appeal to anyones entrepreneurial side Los Angeles Times Sophia Amoruso is a real deal born disruptor In less than ten years shes turned that very same eBay vintage shop into a bona fide million global brand through pure sweat social media savvy and an eye for the fashion forward subversively sexy clothing women want to wear Now sitting atop a mini retail empire of over employees Sophia has become that rarest of things a CEO who truly inspires and a patron saint of badass girlbosses everywhere Ahead her thoroughly inspiring take on the unlikely rise of her scrappy brand and why shell always be an upstart at heartRefinery Sophia Amoruso is every bit as uncommon as Nasty Gals track record Never mind the Valleys history of funding misfits like stinky fruitarian Steve Jobs junk food smacking Marc Andreesen or socially awkward Mark Zuckerberg Those misfits all fit in a similar box Amoruso did not Nasty Gal is that gap between total dork and together rich cheerleader where the bulk of girls who want to think for themselves but also be cool and accepted livePandoDaily Sophia Amoruso takes the wisdom of CEOs before her including Sandberg and wraps it up with her biography personal philosophy and practical advice eg dont slander former employees on social media all delivered with the same voice and attitude that has made her site so successfulThe CutIf you read one book with a hashtag for a title this year make itGIRLBOSS TechCrunchGet motivated by Sophia Amorusos story Her honest advice is useful for women in any industry PeopleStyleWatch While Amorusos backstory is one were pretty much all well versed in by now we mean what else are Google deep dives for its still one that we just cant seem to get enough of The CoveteurEverything Sophia touches has an air of cool including her new book GIRLBOSS which recounts the story of her first sale and her rise to retail stardom The writing is witty and affable like listening to.
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review Õ #Girlboss T Copyright fuels creativity encourages diverse voices promotes free speech and creates a vibrant culture Thank you for buying an authorized edition of this book and for complying with copyright laws by not reproducing scanning or distributing any part of it in any form without permission You are supporting writers and allowing Penguin to continue to publish books for every readerPhotographs courtesy of the authorISBN Penguin is committed to publishing works of uality and integrity In that spirit we are proud to offer this book to our readers however the story the experiences and the words are the authors aloneCover design Christopher SergioCover photograph Gabrielle RevereINTRODUCTION TO THE INTRODUCTIONA lot has changed since I wrote this book two years agoWe made record breaking revenuesNasty Gal grew so fast it became the Tower of BabelWe went through layoffs for the first timeI turned thirty Then I turned thirty oneWe opened two brick and mortar brickandmurder stores in Los AngelesMy hair is long Im an adult with braces I have three poodles Most importantly I got marriedAbout those layoffs we started to feel the hard times only after this book was originally put to print One hundred million in revenue is a lot of moneybut companies much larger have gone extinctThe concept of success is really weird Is success building a beloved brand and business Or is it how you handle yourself when it gets hard Is success being in the right place at the right timewith the right voice skill set team and drive to cobble it all together Or is success figuring out how to tame the behemoth once it sprouts legs and sharp teeth I think about this all the time as Ive watched Nasty Gal grow up At first it was a scrappy crumb eating infantand then it became a thriving wild child Now its hit the awkwardness of pubertythe occasional bout of acne a cracking voice incipient self consciousness Waitare all these people looking at me They say that when you have a kid it feels like your heart is outside of your bodyyou cant imagine sending her off to school with the threat that she might get hit by a car or bullied by some asshole But you have to because thats what growing up is all about Thats how I feel about Nasty Gal My whole future is in this brandbut at the end of the day I can only give it a kiss on the head and a PBJ while standing at the front door Its still not fully baked Its success depends on the resilience fortitude and ingenuity of the teamthan any one skill that I possessThe older I get the less confident I become Theres simplyto loseI used to snowboardId fly down the slopes at a million miles per hour with nary a bit of concernbut today I sense my own mortalityand the mortality of everything Ive worked foras soon as the alarm clock goes off each morning knowing that at this speed my teeth could get knocked out if I biff itIts really weird to be in your twenties and have a company thats valued at hundreds of millions of dollars by investors implying to the outside world that because I own a huge chunk of the stock Im worth a lot of money The funny thing is that its funny money Nearly everything Ive earned is locked up in this beautiful inspiring evolving business I gave birth to nearly ten years ago Ce texte fait r f rence l dition ReliRLBOSS isthan a book and Sophia Amoruso isthan a purveyor of fine and fly garments GIRLBOSS is a movement a philosophy for making your work life as fun fresh and raunchy as your personal adventures Sophia encourages us to own the ualities we ve previously been ashamed of bossiness crudeness petty thievery in order to become the masters of our own destiny financially independent and radically ourselves I m so in Lena Dunham The Cinderella of tech New York Times Fashion s new phenom Forbes Starkly brilliant Huffington Post A millennial alternative to Lean In The Cut New York Magazine The book you need in your life a simultaneously funny warm inspiring and straight talking guide on how to go about getting shit done Marie Claire A compellingly motivational read The Telegraph Deeply personal and filled with brazen hilarious moments and cunning and frank observations don t be surprised if you laugh out loud SheerLuxe Amoruso s voice is accessible and charmingly self deprecating without losing the effortless cool that characterizes her clothesBeing anti establishment is teh old cool The new cool is playing by your own rules and still winning by their standards New York Times Book Review Part memoir part management guide and part girl power manifesto A sort of Lean In for misfits it offers young women a candid guide to starting a business and going after what they want Washington Post.
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